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CREEPYPASTA: The Gruesome Unsolved Crimes of “The Chess Killer”

The following case was compiled and uploaded in 2013 by user Rookurou, who cites a series of graphic and disturbing police reports from the city of Chichibu in the Japanese prefecture of Saitama in 1986. Over three decades later, the case remains unsolved, and the once-classified files were recently leaked online by an unnamed source. […]

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The Ghosts of Disneyland and Other Creepy Disney Legends

Everyone knows Disneyland is the “happiest place on earth.” But many call it the “happiest haunted place on earth.” Yes, even the ghosts at Disneyland are said to be harmless – even helpful. As a Los Angeles native, I have been going to Disneyland since I was a baby, and never experienced anything creepy, but […]

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The True Story of “The Town That Banned Halloween”

If you’re familiar with the later sequels in the HALLOWEEN franchise, and I’m sure you are, you know there’s a point where Haddonfield completely bans the holiday. While Oil City, PA may not have experienced a rampant serial killer, they did endure something equally awful: On October 27th, 1992, 11-year-old Shauna Howe went missing two blocks […]

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CREEPYPASTA: A Monstrous Fate — and a Shocking Twist — Waits Behind “DOORS”

Today’s powerful and horrific tale, credited to user aCJohnson and a favorite on the Creepypasta Wiki, contains elements common to the most violent and grisly viral legends… but in this particular case, the eeriest and most effective aspect of this story is the way in which it’s told. I’ll do my best to recreate that […]

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Is “MEAT” the Work of Eccentric Filmmakers, a Sadistic Killer, or BOTH?

Many people out there claim to have solved the mystery behind this creepypasta… but most of their so-called “evidence” is still unsubstantiated and only accepted at face value… at this point, we may never know the complete truth. Even if the enigmatic YouTube user(s) known as “Meat” (aka “Meatsleep”) came forward with a rock-solid explanation […]