We really don't know much about what's in our oceans. That's a very scary thought. It's also enormous, so the stories of people who have been lost out in it for weeks at a time can really creep you out. What the hell are we doing out there? Isn't being on land freaky enough?

Oh, and did none of you watch Jaws? If that's not reason enough to stay on land, I don't know what is. Some of you are way too brave for your own good.

As beautiful as the ocean can be, many people have had some unnerving experiences. We heard some of them after Redditor anchorwitch asked the online community,

"Sailors, scuba divers, surfers, and others…have you seen or experienced anything on or in the water that gave you the creeps? What is your creepiest ocean-related experience?"
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The ocean is enormous and we don't know everything that's down there. How could we possibly know? That's what makes the ocean so alluring, even terrifying, for some. The fear of the unknown is powerful and there are few things that can make you feel so inconsequential as being out there... seeing nothing but ocean and sky for thousands of miles all around.

Safe to say that I don't like the idea of spending all that time out there, and neither would those who were kind enough to respond after Redditor DagothSlur asked the online community,

"What would be the creepiest thing for humans to discover in the ocean?"
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The sea is a stunning jewel in the cap of Nature's accomplishments. The blue world is a vast and glorious enigma that houses secrets and life. The sea is also a dark and ominous home to danger and death. Many people have travelled miles of the ocean, they work on it and call it home and some of those people are survivors of her fury. Under the sea... not always a place for you and me.

Redditor u/ahelpfuljakeparkmain wanted to hear from the deep sea folk who could write a horror movie about their experiences by asking.... Deep sea Divers, what are your horror stories?
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