Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Nimbus, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. Nimbus

    Nimbus sudo /usr/bin make-me-a-coffee --nosugar --cream=1

    Nov 1, 2009
    Probably being lazy.
    I'm not afraid to admit I do have some irrational fears of my own.

    One of them is heights.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    I am deathly afraid of them.....deathly afraid. I cant even go a story high, let alone any more than that. If I end up having to, and I see even a glimpse off the side, even through a window or any other barrier, then I usually shake and shudder uncontrollably with fear, usually right before I run the other way. I've been this way since who knows when. Kinda ironic compared to my username.

    My other phobia are Bees.......I hate bees....I'm always afraid of getting stung, yet I never have once in my life.

    And Needles.....*wimper*..*bloodtests*....*wimper*

    Apart from that, I think that covers my phobias.
  2. Snailface

    Snailface My frothing demand for 3ds homebrew is increasing

    Sep 20, 2010
    Engine Room with Cyan, watching him learn.
    New firmwares.

    Electricity (even static scares the hell out f me)
    Going to sleep (sometimes)
    The dark (sometimes)
  3. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Panties :3

    Sep 13, 2009
    I have a few things I am afraid of, most of them pretty small.
    Still these are the things that scare the shit out of me.
    1. Maggots. God there is just something about them I just don't like.
    2. Heights.
    3. Enclosed spaces.
    4. Being alone.
    and 5. The dark, if you lived through what I lived through, this would make a lot of sense.
  4. DeadLocked

    DeadLocked Bi-Winning.

    Aug 18, 2008
    I hate huge inflatable things.
    Hot air balloons, floats, large helium filled balloons.
    I just feel uneasy around them as they could easily pop and swallow you up I guess. Probably a link to claustrophobia there too though I'm generally alright in confined spaces like elevators as long as they won't collapse any second.

    Anyone else feel queasy around hot air balloons?
  5. Forstride

    Forstride The rudder moves when I turn the wheel

    May 6, 2008
    United States
    Pittsburgh, PA
    I'm afraid of...

    Greys (Type of alien) - Not just any alien, but greys. They look so freaky. This has also spawned a fear of the dark, but only when I'm trying to go to sleep. I'll always look over at my window, hoping there isn't a grey staring in it or whatnot. I've been sleeping with my TV on for the past MONTHS because of it (I used to just sleep with nothing on, except my fan).

    Tornadoes - Never saw one in real life, and I never want to.

    Heights - I get sick and dizzy just thinking of high places. Looking up at high places also does that same thing, and of course looking down FROM high places.

    Death/Eternity in Heaven - It's always been a thought of mine. Like, once I die, and I'm in heaven forever...It just seems mind boggling thinking about eternity.

    Insects - I find most insects revolting, disgusting, and I sometimes gag on sight of them. Especially things like centipedes, slugs (Not actually insects, but I consider them to be insects), maggots etc. Creepy, crawly, slimy insects are the worst.
  6. jargus

    jargus GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 11, 2007
    United States
    Bees and being hated
  7. brandonspikes

    brandonspikes King Erazer

    May 30, 2010
    United States
    New York
    Large Roaches and Balloons popping in my face.
  8. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Panties :3

    Sep 13, 2009
    I do, but that's only because I am afraid of heights
  9. Raika

    Raika uguu

    Sep 15, 2008
    Stage fright (I get really nervous and start shivering during stuff like project presentations)
  10. gamefan5

    gamefan5 Kid Icarus Uprising connoiseur

    Aug 29, 2010
    Somewhere in this Earth
    I have arachnophobia.
  11. hunter291

    hunter291 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    May 14, 2007
    Gambia, The
    Being in a very small place (dont know the exact name of it)

    That should be it.
  12. BowlOfSpiders

    BowlOfSpiders hi

    Feb 10, 2009
    United States
    United States
    I love spiders.

    Past dreams
    little girls with knives
  13. Sora de Eclaune

    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

    Feb 15, 2011
    United States
    123 Fake Street
    --Heights: If I am not standing/sitting/whatever on a stable floor and I'm high enough off the ground to break bones, then I'm scared.
    --Bugs: I don't know what it is about bugs, but they freak me out. All kinds of bugs, actually. I get creeped out and want to smack imaginary bugs off myself.
    --Disasters: I get freaked out really bad. There was a tornado warning around here around a month ago, and I was sitting in the designated safe area of the house until it was over, slowly trying not to imagine what would happen if the disaster struck the house. I get freaked out just imagining it.
    --Clumps of holes, usually randomly-sized but mostly small: It's called Trypophobia. I have it pretty bad. If the holes are small and/or tiny, I will freeze up on the spot, close my eyes, begin to itch all over, and whimper for around ten to thirty minutes. The worst freak outs are caused by a photoshopped evil called Lotus Boob.
    --Lamprey Fingers: Self explanatory. Sure, it's just a photoshop, but holy SHIT. Just thinking about it makes me rub my hands together and have to constantly make sure my fingers aren't lamprey fingers, too.
    --Crowds: I don't know what it is about crowds...
    --Being around people: Mild fear, but still, I don't know what causes this one... I think I just don't want to make faux pas....
    --Being alone: It's just so creepy being alone. I mean, not hearing anyone else talk? Not seeing anyone else?
    --Doctors: Just the thought of ANY doctor doing anything to me.... I mean, sure, it'd be a medical procedure, but...
  14. Sop

    Sop groovy dude lmao

    Nov 14, 2010
    Me too.

    Clowns - Don't really know why.

    The Dark - Well not so much anymore. Probably because of the alien thing.
  15. MigueelDnd

    MigueelDnd GBAtemp Fan

    Sep 12, 2010
    United States
    Here's a Phobia List, for those of you who don't know specific names or want to know about more phobias.

    Nowadays, I have MUCH less phobias than before, just three:
    It's not a fear, per se, more like repulsion to big, flying cockroaches. I can stand (and kill) medium-sized or small cockroaches.
    Death (mine or death of family or friends), being around corpses is not a problem.

    I used to fear the dark, being alone, crowded places, car accidents, cars running at high speeds, crossroads, the sea, masks, heights, corpses and ghosts; but that was some time ago, and now I can stand all of them.
  16. syko5150

    syko5150 GBAtemp Syko!

    Apr 25, 2009
    United States
    I used to be afraid of heights, but I conquered that fear by going sky diving, it was a blast.
    The only other fear that I am currently aware of(not sure if there's a name for it) is the fear of something happening to my wife and child. I always get paranoid that something is going to happen to them almost every time they leave the house, it drives me crazy. Other than that I can't think of anything that I am aware of.
  17. FrozenIndignation

    FrozenIndignation Tyrant R. of ye olde Prinny Squad

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    Nov 10, 2010
    Wherever Yakity sax plays
    -Phobia threads
    -Threads without ponies

    That about sums it up.
  18. Sterling

    Sterling GBAtemp's Silver Hero

    Jan 22, 2009
    United States
    Get the hell out of here then.

    I'll post mine up when I have the time.
  19. machomuu

    machomuu Drops by occasionally

    Sep 4, 2009
    United States
    The Courtroom
    Have have remnants of kinemortaphobia, the fear of zombies. This is due to the fact that I don't believe they exist but I also believe anything's possible, if the latter of the two wasn't true, I'd be over it. The phobia doesn't bother me unless I do something related to zombies, in which case my interior mental stability goes haywire at night time for about a week.

    The initial cause made me fear the night and unable to sleep for 3 months.
  20. Thesolcity

    Thesolcity Wherever the light shines, it casts a shadow.

    Oct 2, 2010
    United States
    San Miguel
    Spiders- They got all those creepy little legs.

    Parasites- The idea of that is creepy and disturbing, especially since some rot off your skin and still have in your body. *Shudder*
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