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Even if you don't enjoy the thrill of being scared, you remember the horror film that frightened the hell out of you as a child.

Today's burning question came from Redditor xXMr_BaconXx, who asked the online community the following question: "What movie did you see when you were "too young" that scarred you for life?"

Some of you can relate, we're sure. And if you can't, better add some of these to your watchlists!


"My young mind was not ready for that movie."

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The Fly (1986)

My young mind was not ready for that movie.

thenightcrew88

"But I think it's mostly due..."

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Jeepers Creepers. But I think it's mostly due to the fact that my older brother convinced me it was based on true events.

forkinsoup

"I didn't sleep for an entire summer..."

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I snuck in to see The Exorcist when I was 12. I didn't sleep for an entire summer. One morning, about 6am, a woodpecker or some bird got into our attic and was pecking and flying back and forth. I woke up my younger brother and sister, made them come with me to the attic door. I made them hold hands with me and say the Our Father. I was out of my mind.

annihilating_rhythm

"I still get a little freaked..."

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Pet Cemetery. I still get a little freaked when getting out of bed in the middle of night for fear a crazy undead child will slice my Achilles with a knife.

m3ggsandbacon

"That movie messed me up..."

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The Hills Have Eyes. That movie messed me up for a long time.

PM_Me_Your_Boobs117

"I was around 8..."

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I was around 8 when I tried seeing the first Aliens movie. That first chest burster scared the shit out of me.

ExtremEnder

"I was around 7 or 8 at the time..."

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The Ring. I was around 7 or 8 at the time and had never watched a scary movie before. Anyways made it to the end of the movie completely sh!tting myself. Used to sleep in my clothes, pee in jars and hide them in a drawer to avoid going to the bathroom late at night, if I was brave enough to make it to the bathroom I would sleep on the floor. Had an old tv in my room at the time that I would cover at night with a blanket lol this went on for easily a year then I started to get over the fear decided I was gonna watch tv one night flicking through the channels and what do i see? The Ring 2

So yeah seeing wells or TV static still sends a chill down my spine.

Dama8

"I will never be old enough..."

I will never be old enough to rewatch Requiem for a Dream.

ironwillow

"No idea why my dad..."

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Pans Labyrinth. No idea why my dad thought a 10 yr old would appreciate a foreign language art film, but that freaking creepy guy with the damn eyeballs in his freaking hands still haunts my nightmares.

Macramelon

"Even as an adult

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The first half of Stephen King's IT when I was 8 has scarred me for life. Even as an adult, I know that the film was laughably bad in effects, but I can't be near a clown without fight or flight triggering.

RockClimbNFool

"Weeks and weeks of nightmares..."

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​Poltergeist.

Weeks and weeks of nightmares centered around that thing that honestly looks like it was made from paper mache, and the skeletons. I was goddamned terrified of skeletons as a child.

MindMausoleum

"I was 25."

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Watership Down ... I was 25.

OSUBeavBane

"...I could imagine The Blob coming after me..."

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The Blob (the 1988 remake); saw it at a sleepover when I was 10 or so.

For weeks and weeks afterwards, whenever I took a shower, I could imagine The Blob coming after me through the shower head or the faucet.

leaflitterer

"NO."

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EVENT HORIZON. Rented it from the ol' video store back in the day because it had Sam Neill in it. He was in Jurassic Park, should be a fun time, right? NO. F*ck me. Still gives me the willies.

MelGibsonsButt

"Did not sleep well after that."

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Watched A Clockwork Orange when I was about 10, with my dad.

Did not sleep well after that.

BreatheMyStink

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Have you ever been reading a book, watching a movie, or even sitting down for a fantastical cartoon and began to salivate when the characters dig into some doozy of a made up food?

You're not alone.

Food is apparently fertile ground for creativity. Authors, movie directors, and animators all can't help but put a little extra time and effort into the process of making characters' tasty delights mouthwatering even for audiences on the other side of the screen.

Read on for a perfect mixture of nostalgia and hunger.

AllWhammyNoMorals asked, "What's a fictional food you've always wanted to try?"

Some people were all about the magical foods eaten in the magical places. They couldn't help but wish they could bite into something with fantastical properties and unearthly deliciousness.

Nutritious

"Enchanted golden apple" -- DabbingIsSo2015

"The Minecraft eating sounds make me hungry" -- FishingHobo

"Gotta love that health regeneration" -- r2celjazz

"Pretty sure those are based off the golden apples that grant immortality. Norse mythology I think?" -- Raven_of_Blades

Take Your Pick

"Nearly any food from Charlie and the Chocolate factory" -- CrimsonFox100

"Came here to say snozzberries!" -- Utah_Writer

"Everlasting Gobstoppers #1, but also when they're free to roam near the chocolate river and the entire environment is edible." -- devo9er

Peak Efficiency

"Lembas" -- Roxwords

"The one that fills you with just a bite? My fat a** would be making sandwiches with two lembas breads and putting bacon, avocado and cheese inside. Then probably go for some dessert afterwards. No wonder why those elves are all skinny, eating just one measly bite of this stuff." -- sushister

Some people got stuck on the foods they saw in the cartoons they watched growing up. The vibrant colors, the artistic sounds, and the exaggerated movements all come together to form some good-looking fake grub.

The One and Only

"Krabby patty 🍔" -- Cat_xox

"And a kelp shake" -- titsclitsntennerbits

"As a kid I always pretended burgers from McDonalds were Krabby Patties, heck from time to time I still do for the nostalgia of it all. Many of my friends did the same thing." -- Thisissuchadragtodo

Cheeeeeeeeese

"The pizza from an extremely goofy movie. The stringy cheese just looked magical lol" -- ES_Verified

"The pizza in the old TMNT cartoon as well." -- gate_of_steiner85

"Only bested by the pizza from All Dogs Go to Heaven." -- Purdaddy

Get a Big Old Chunk

"Those giant turkey drumsticks in old cartoons that characters would tear huge chunks out of. Those things looked amazing, turkey drumsticks in real life suck and are annoying to eat."

-- Ozwaldo

Slurp, Slurp, Slurp

"Every bowl of ramen on any anime, ever." -- Cat_xox

"Studio Ghibli eggs and bacon" -- DrManhattan_DDM

"Honestly, any food in anime. I swear to god half the budget no matter what the studio goes into making the food look absolutely delicious." -- Viridun

Finally, some highlighted the things that aren't quite so far-fetched, but still far enough away that it's nothing we'll be eating anytime soon.

That tease can be enough to make your mouth water.

What's In It??

"Butter beer" -- Damn_Dog_Inappropes

"came here to say this. i was pretty disappointed with the universal studio version which was over the top sweet. it was more of a butterscotch root beer. i imagine butter beer to be something more like butter and beer, which wouldn't be crazy sweet, but would have a very deep rich flavor" -- crazyskiingsloth

Slice of the Future

"The microwave pizzas in back to the future two" -- biggiemick91

"I've been fascinated with those for years! They just look so good!" -- skoros

As Sweet As They Had

"The Turkish Delight from Lion Witch & Wardrobe. The real ones I had weren't bad but nothing special." -- spoon_shaped_spoon

"Came here to say this. I know it's a real thing, but I always imagined that it must have been amazing to betray your siblings over." -- la_yes

"You're used to freely available too sweet sweets. For a WW2 era schoolkid, it would have represented all the sweets for an entire year." -- ResponsibleLimeade



Here's hoping you made it through the list without going into kitchen for some snack you didn't actually need.

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