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Date: 02/11/09 06:12 AM

52 Responses to 10 Bizarre Phobias That Strangely Exist

  1. Profile photo of 2Shadow6
    2Shadow6 Male 13-17
    75 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 7:12 am
    Link: 10 Bizarre Phobias That Strangely Exist - People who have Paraskavedekatriaphobia be afraid Friday the 13th is coming.
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    JumboCookie Male 18-29
    1245 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 7:23 am
    Pretty good... I`ve seen a couple I haven`t seen before...
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    ballaerina Female 18-29
    590 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 7:35 am
    I have helminthephobia: fear of being infested with worms. It`s completely irrational.
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    LoveTheGanja Female 13-17
    33 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 7:45 am
    I have omgitsaspiderphobia ;D
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    slugs Male 30-39
    357 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 8:15 am
    I have emetophobia. Have since I was a kid.
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    Morteyur Male 18-29
    155 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 8:22 am
    Clourophobia. I HATE CLOWNS!
    Ergasiophobia. Work is hard.

    those are mine :D

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    mistdragon Female 30-39
    23 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 8:49 am
    Emetophobia. It used to practically run my life, like bad enough to make me not leave my house for five years. I`m mostly over it now.
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    foxynew Female 18-29
    123 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 9:09 am
    Taphophobia - Fear of being Buried Alive

    yeah... i probably got that too

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    krath Male 18-29
    265 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 9:13 am
    Clourophobia, probably has a lot to do with the IT, and Penny Winks...
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    Owanie Male 18-29
    240 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 9:36 am
    Got light forms of acrophobia and claustrophobia. Does anyone have hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia?
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    Owanie Male 18-29
    240 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 9:37 am
    and the fear of clown thingy reminds me a lot of Gacey.
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    Boredx12 Female 13-17
    1655 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 9:56 am
    Papaphobia- fear of the pope
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    jdjd5883 Male 18-29
    883 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 10:11 am
    and they`re dumb.
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    JimboH Male 30-39
    603 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 10:54 am
    Ithyphallophobia -- It explains everything.

    Most of the women I met in college had this disorder. And here I was, all along, thinking it was something I was doing wrong.

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    ambercooper Female 18-29
    309 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 10:54 am
    I wish my phobias had phobias are of leaving messages on answering machines, and single strands of wet hair sticking to me (particularly in the shower or while washing the dishes)...I`m weird, I know
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    harrycoldman Male 70 & Over
    4 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 11:06 am
    Taphophobia doesnt every have that?
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    AGit Male 30-39
    996 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 11:12 am
    Ithyphallophobia - It can cause panic attacks and keep people apart from loved ones and business associates.

    Business associates? òÓ

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    Boadicea Female 18-29
    1678 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 11:22 am
    I don`t know (or care really) if this has a name, but I have this phobia of bugs crawling or flying into my ears. That`s why I leave my hair down in summer and keep it over my ears when I sleep. (Or else have a blanket over my head). Crazy? Well most likely. Oh well.
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    redink55 Female 18-29
    38 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 11:50 am
    no nudes... like in arrested development... i thought it was made up, but I guess you can e afaid of nakedness
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    Ecott Male 13-17
    34 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 12:16 pm
    Woah!! Boadicea I feel exactly the same. I always cover up my head from the top of my ears down while I sleep. I am severely arachniphobic and cannot even touch or look at pictures of the things. It is terrible. I always thought i was the only one that covered up their head while they sleep.
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    kokuryuha Female 18-29
    208 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 12:59 pm
    One fear mentioned on here is the fear of clowns. Personally, I don`t think it`s all that strange. My friend Lisa is like that. I am an arachnophobic. I also hate needles (but I`m getting better at it), any kind of bug/insect at all, and I hate public speaking. I know I have others, but I can`t think of any right now...^^;
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    aero Male 18-29
    886 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 1:34 pm
    luposlipaphobia... lol
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    kaykay4915 Female 13-17
    15 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 1:44 pm
    Neophobia. I have that fear. I always dread going somewhere I`ve never been to before.

    When people ask to meet me somewhere I`ve never been I always try and change it to a place I know of.

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    MissMage Female 18-29
    697 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 1:54 pm
    I have trypophobia. *shudders*
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    nodar Male 18-29
    231 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 2:28 pm
    "Taphophobia - Fear of being Buried Alive"

    how is that weird. i want to meet the guy who`s syked on being buried alive.

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    FxyRoxy777 Female 18-29
    652 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 2:40 pm
    i think everyone has Taphophobia
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    train_trax Female 13-17
    167 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 2:48 pm
    Being buried alive would be AWESOME -_-
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    kinkkitty620 Female 18-29
    69 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 2:50 pm
    I have always hated clowns..especially clown dolls. they are just too creepy looking!
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    ThatWasFunny Male 18-29
    702 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 3:07 pm
    lol @ fear of erections.
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    catsrule313 Female 13-17
    393 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 3:45 pm
    my b-days on march 13th, which is a friday this year :-P. everyones gonna avoid me!
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    Kay62442 Female 13-17
    732 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 3:48 pm
    Owanie: I have that. (hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia)
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    opiebreath Female 18-29
    15784 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 4:28 pm
    I used to have emetophobia. I had a panic attack whenever even someone in a movie or cartoon threw up... let alone myself. Then I got a horrible stomach acid condition and was kind of forced to get rid of the phobia.
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    Nevrmore Male 18-29
    11 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 4:36 pm
    Hippophobia: Fear of horses.


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    chaitanya Male 40-49
    216 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 4:43 pm
    the fear of long words


    how does the doctor tell his patient

    you have Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia

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    britt566 Female 18-29
    2291 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 4:52 pm
    I love clowns... who could hate a clown? They`re awesome...
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    dirty_blue Female 18-29
    75 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 5:00 pm
    I thought I`d got over the clown thing...and then I read this post... *sob* it`s `orrible :(
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    lucehLOW Female 18-29
    357 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 5:24 pm
    i think number 9`s pretty rational...


  38. Profile photo of PinkAndGreen
    PinkAndGreen Female 13-17
    918 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 5:42 pm
    Clowns scare me to death. It`s just that they are so abnormal looking, with the white face and the big red hair and big nose. It also doesn`t help that I had seen an evil clown thingy when I was younger.

    I have always hated people in costumes too. When I was five and at Disney, I never hugged the characters, I never sat on the mall Santa`s lap or anything like that.

    In fact, an elementary school BOYSCOUT crappy haunted house had me sobbing and screaming because there were people in costumes all around me

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    leahers Female 18-29
    130 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 7:51 pm
    oh god. clowns terrify me...
    but i`m even more afraid of mannequins...
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    ctimlock Male 13-17
    41 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 9:01 pm

    Unintentional I know, but worth noting.

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    maceizballin Male 13-17
    904 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 9:17 pm
    i fear spiders a bit irrationally. you think Paraskavedekatriaphobia is a mouthful? pronounce this: Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia-the fear of the number 666
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    Ani187 Female 30-39
    4448 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 10:34 pm
    Aquaphobic, sometimes referred to as hydrophobic, though hydrophobia is fear of rabies... Anyway, yeah, scared to death of deep water and drowning. I`m the least fun person to hang out in a pool with. I don`t like to get water on my face, so no splashing and no dunking. In fact, no touching me at all. I don`t go in natural bodies of water, like lakes or rivers because you can`t see the bottom. In fact, if I can`t touch bottom with my head above water, I won`t get in it.
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    marencolleen Female 18-29
    534 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 11:26 pm
    ani: i have like the same problem but probably not as bad. I`m good at swimming but water still horrifies me. I grew up in montana and i didn`t even get into my first river until i was 20 years old. my husband sometimes in the shower will slowly move my head under the water just to the point of it rolling down my face to try and break me of the fear, but it doesn`t work.
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    mylefto Male 18-29
    48 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 11:44 pm
    a male afraid of his own penis would be kinda odd. i can just imagine it now when he got his first one thinking he rushes to the shed for a hacksaw
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    skydiver89 Male 13-17
    97 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 11:55 pm
    I don`t care what you say clowns scare the everloving crap out of me I also have Illyngophobia- Fear of vertigo or feeling dizzy when looking down and a very bad case of Equinophobia- Fear of horses
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    skydiver89 Male 13-17
    97 posts
    February 11, 2009 at 11:59 pm
    I can also sympathise with you guys on the swimming thing I always hated going near the ocean or a lake etc etc... cause I could never see the bottom And if it is more then 4 feet deep I am standing very far away
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    SarahJ86 Female 18-29
    495 posts
    February 12, 2009 at 6:36 am
    I had a really bad experience with a horrible clown (he was called JoJo) at one of my birthday parties when I was really young. He made me cry and I developed an absolute hatred of clowns and didnt have another childhood party after that. I also refused any of my friends` clown parties!
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    Backfat Male 30-39
    1897 posts
    February 12, 2009 at 8:11 am
    1. Ithyphallophobia - Fear of Erections
    6. Neophobia - Fear of Newness
    This person is not reading this post, because they are scared of computers.

    4. Ergasiophobia - Fear of Work
    I am this person.

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    Skankenstein Female 13-17
    177 posts
    February 12, 2009 at 11:32 am
    My mom has Coulrophobia, thanks to Bozo the Clown. :/
  50. Profile photo of Marcko98
    Marcko98 Male 18-29
    301 posts
    February 12, 2009 at 6:29 pm
    some of these are normal
  51. Profile photo of Lynea
    Lynea Female 18-29
    267 posts
    February 13, 2009 at 1:09 am

    I nearly had a freakin` heart attack. D:

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    1realhunter Male 18-29
    40 posts
    February 13, 2009 at 1:26 am
    I`m sure everyone has some form of gymnophobia, who wouldn`t have some anxiety over the prospect of being seen naked by other people? If this isn`t true, what are locks for? Oh wait I almost forgot, they are to keep the monsters out.

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