The name “Creepypasta” comes from the word “copypasta”, an internet slang term used for a block of text that gets copied and pasted over and over again from website to website. Not all Creepypastas are extremely scary true stories, there’s even a scare meter in the official creepypasta site that serves the purpose. So without further adieu… turn off the lights, say your prayers and start reading as we bring to you Top 10 creepypastas that will surely take your sleep away.
Top 10 Creepypastas To Read This Season
With Halloween clawing at our doors, it is time to bring some shivers down the spine. The internet evolved our lifestyle in ways unimaginable and similarly the tradition of telling horror stories got a digital upgrade as well. According to Google, Creepypasta are essentially internet horror stories, passed around on forums and message boards to disturb and frighten netizens. People around the world share their frightening stories involving ghosts, dark web, alien abductions, Illuminati, scientific experiments etc.
Ask any creepypasta lover… anyone of them, Psychosis is bound to be one of their favorite ones. Do we live inside the matrix? Is our life all a computer simulation? Can we really trust what we see and feel? Are we just a figment of someone’s imagination? Is this the real life , or is it just fantasy? Psychosis shows that proving one’s existence beyond inner fears and paranoia is an inner battle that can never be won. The protagonist lives alone and finds himself cut off from the outside world- his only communication with one of his friend only occurs through electronic devices and soon he becomes paranoid and convinced that everyone around him is lying and trying to convince him to go outside where something is wrong and evil and is coming for him. Trust us. It is a must-read among top 10 scariest true stories.
9. No End House
Many horror games are focused on survival in a haunted house or a creepy asylum. But given the dire need of money or peer pressure… could you? This is one of the best creepypasta stories. Story goes like this, No End House promises $500 to whomever can survive a trip through its nine rooms of torture, a challenge that our narrator readily accepts. The rooms begin to grow increasingly sinister and evil, pushing the narrator to his edge… pushing the limits of his psyche and humanity. This one of Top 10 Creepypastas, answers the question, what to say when someone challenges you to a trip to a local haunted house… say “hell, NO!”
8. Annora Petrova
This tale tells us not to Google ourselves, no matter how tempting it might be. Annora Petrova was one of the most promising skating figures in the United States, until she discovered a strange Wikipedia page about her. She tried to selfishly alter her fate by trying to editing the page. As a consequence, her life spirals out of control. While the Wikipedia page does not actually exist. It is no doubt one of the Top 10 Creepypastas over the internet and tells us not to meddle with the unknown forces of the internet.
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7. BEN Drowned
Some of the Top 10 Creepypastas are based on hacked games and this is clearly the best. Ladies, want to convince your boyfriend to spend more time with you rather than with his Xbox? Make him read this. The story goes like this… Matt picks up a hacked cartridge of The legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask at a garage sale. As he plays through, he experiences strange occurrences in the game and real life until it culminates into a full haunting. The final version of the post also includes a video of the disturbing game play, including a warped soundtrack. While the story may or may not be fictional but the time and level of dedication to create this frightening story makes it worth the read.
6. Jeff the killer
If the internet has spared you from laying your eyes on the infamous image of Jeff the killer before… consider yourself lucky. This one of Scariest creepypasta stories is concerned upon Jeff, a serial killer who hides in the closets of his victims and whispers “Go to sleep,” before slaughtering everyone in the household. His face is smooth and stark white, he has a huge grin and small lid-less eyes. (Don’t worry… once he peeks out from your closet, you’ll never forget).
5. The Russian Sleep Experiment
Many scientific experiments have made it to the list of disturbing horror movies. A staple of best creepypasta lists everywhere, this is one of the favorite Horror stories of many citizens. Like most science experiment-gone-wrong stories, this story goes that after World War II, five political prisoners are subjected to an experiment in which they have to stay awake for 30 days in a tank filled with experimental gas. The subjects begin to lose their minds and the story narrates in detail the gruesome details of the symptoms. If you are squeamish or dislike gore altogether… this may not be a good bedtime horror story to read. Just be thankful that there are no images attached, or this could have been the best nightmare fuel.
4. Anasi’s Goatman Story
This one of Top 10 Creepypastas is based on a native American legend. This one of Best Creepypasta short stories originated on 4chan’s paranormal board, where some of the best creepypastas can be found. The story follows a teenager who goes down to Alabama. While he, his cousins are out camping in the woods, they meet a strange Goatman- jerking and spouting gibberish as it follows them. The Goatman slowly infiltrates the group, terrorizing the teens into paranoia. This story mixes foregoing lore and new narrative with a brilliant writing. There are many versions of the story with different outcomes, be sure to check them all out.
3. Robert the doll
True story… Robert the doll really exists. There are various myths surrounding him, since the story became so popular on the Internet. The doll was given to artist Robert Eugene Otto in 1800s or 1900s by a servant working in his family home. The doll then took a life of its own and began to terrorize the family. Otto kept the doll even as an adult and finally the doll is said to drive Robert’s late wife into insanity. The doll is currently residing in the Fort Martello Museum in Key west, Fla. Visitors must ask Robert politely if they want to take his photo. If they mock him or take his photograph without his permission, Robert is not easily forgiving.
2. Candle Cove
We all have a favorite Television show of our childhood that often makes us nostalgic. In this creepypasta some adults rediscover their favourite show, Candle Cove from the 1970s. Slowly their memories of the show grow darker and more sinister. The forum format of this creepypasta adds an eerie realism to the tale and also makes it easier to share it on other message boards. There are also related forum based horror stories in Creepypasta stories list. All in all… This is one story everyone should definitely check out.
1. The Slender Man
Slender man is the Scariest creepypasta character ever. Before this tall, lean, faceless suited ghoul haunted us in his series of video games. He reached for the horror in our hearts through the forums of the internet with his unnaturally long limbs. Typically the Slender Man preys on children and those who become obsessed with his existence, though no one knows exactly what happens with the bodies as no one escaped an encounter with him. His appearance is accompanied by flickering lights and other electrical devices going haywire. He has become an internet celebrity after reading some of his Best stories of creepypasta, definitely check out some of the many online games inspired by his story…or… just don’t if you have a heart condition.
These were the Top 10 Creepypastas to chill your bones in this Halloween season. If you liked the list, leave a comment below . Let us know some of the best creepypastas ever told .