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## #1 2007-12-12 01:57:13

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
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### My fears

1. Human Corpses  2. Night   3. Being closed up in a room  4. Dogs  5. Snakes  6. Heights   7. Water bodies (depth)
Not necessarily in that order! Your fears????

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #2 2007-12-12 02:13:14

Khushboo
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Registered: 2007-10-16
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### Re: My fears

Dogs, Night, Water bodies, being closed up in a room, snakes, height

Are you going to derive something out of this sequence...

Regards

Khushboo

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## #3 2007-12-12 02:23:52

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 26,660

### Re: My fears

Nothing!!! Just wanted to see what other members fear!

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #4 2007-12-12 03:31:32

NullRoot
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Posts: 162

### Re: My fears

I wasn't really paying attention (because I was laughing too hard) but I think every single one of those is in the movie Snakes on a Plane...

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## #5 2007-12-12 08:36:03

lightning
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Registered: 2007-02-26
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### Re: My fears

SPIDERS!!!!!!!1 yech BTW how can u h8 dogs i have *counts thm up* hmmm more thn 20 anyways

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## #6 2007-12-12 08:46:34

PHP Genius
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### Re: My fears

My main fear is living forever.

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## #7 2007-12-12 13:54:17

Identity
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### Re: My fears

Spiders, Trees that resemble spiders (there are some in my backyard), sharp pointy things around eyes, and tight places where you can get stuck.

E.g. When I was young I was afraid of sliding down slides which were covered at the top, because I kept thinking that at the bottom of the slide the opening would be closed, and I would never be able to climb back up again.

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## #8 2007-12-17 17:08:47

John E. Franklin
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Registered: 2005-08-29
Posts: 3,588

### Re: My fears

I might be scared of those things I cannot perceive currently because I am ignoring them so hard, I can't see them anymore.

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## #9 2007-12-17 23:16:36

MathsIsFun
Registered: 2005-01-21
Posts: 7,686

### Re: My fears

My main fear is getting an incurable disease (cancer, etc).

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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## #10 2007-12-18 05:47:04

espeon
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Registered: 2006-02-05
Posts: 2,586

### Re: My fears

1. Same as Mathsisfun
2.That scary soap shop at regent street
3.That scary homo at regent street
4. When I was young the first boss in 'Legend of Zelda:Ocarina of time'
5.HEIGHTS! I used to love them when I was young and my mum was scared but we switched ¬.¬

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## #11 2007-12-19 12:56:54

Kargoneth
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Registered: 2007-08-11
Posts: 33

### Re: My fears

Death
Never waking up (but still alive and not dreaming)
Being forgotten

Basically anything that prevents me from consciously exploring the world around me... I would prefer dreaming forever than being comatose...

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## #12 2007-12-20 15:55:21

Zach
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Registered: 2005-03-23
Posts: 2,075

### Re: My fears

Stress.

imo.

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## #13 2007-12-20 20:52:52

luca-deltodesco
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Registered: 2006-05-05
Posts: 1,470

### Re: My fears

Spiders that measure more than an inch in longest length, less than that i can build up the courage to pick them up to take them outside of the house rather than killing them. If they are less than a cm in longest length then i enjoy playing with them.

Getting dirty, nowhere near as bad as i was when i was younger but i still really dont like getting dirty and have to wash myself straight away. Not because im afraid of getting infected with something or anything i just really don't like it

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## #14 2007-12-20 22:29:22

JohnnyReinB
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Posts: 453

### Re: My fears

I hated the dark once, but now, I just don't like the sounds at night, they can be pretty imagination-sparking!

"There is not a difference between an in-law and an outlaw, except maybe that an outlaw is wanted"

Nisi Quam Primum, Nequequam

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## #15 2007-12-21 08:29:29

mikau
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Registered: 2005-08-22
Posts: 1,504

### Re: My fears

worms! particularly, nightcrawlers. ew ew ew ew! i'm a guy but they still freak me out! especially when you try to pick them up and those small hair like extensions on their skin make them feel sticky, and they writhe and wriggle. That always makes me freak!

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## #16 2007-12-24 05:33:52

Devantè
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### Re: My fears

The baby from the Teletubbies.

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## #17 2007-12-27 21:39:16

espeon
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### Re: My fears

Lol!

Presenting the Prinny dance.
Take this dood! Huh doood!!! HUH DOOOOD!?!? DOOD HUH!!!!!! DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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## #18 2007-12-28 04:31:36

fruitloop
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Registered: 2007-09-29
Posts: 15

### Re: My fears

totally failing a science o event and therefore killing the team score as a whole (gets everyone mad at you... i haven't done it yet, but my friend has!)
being too closed it..
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## #19 2007-12-29 01:55:55

JohnnyReinB
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Posts: 453

### Re: My fears

I did that once too. It was my 9(?)th birthday, and also the Math Competition in a school near my home. It was sort of a test, you know, with a testpaper.

After the test(whatever), I went home for my birthday party. I even invited my teachers to come, told them my address(since it's close to the school).

It turns out, I tied for first place. And, of course, there was a tiebreaker.And, of course, I wasn't there. And, of course, I have five minutes to get there (and I didn't know that). And, of course, my teachers forgot my address.And, of course, it was too late when i got there(no longer in uniform, I might add). And, of course, my classmate yelled at me (i cried)[I was 9 then].

But, I did get second place.

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## #20 2008-01-16 04:13:48

MasterofDisguise
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### Re: My fears

Im Scared of #1.Spiders!!! they creep me out!!!!#2 Heights. my mom made me go on a really high amusement park ride and ive been scared of heights since #3.Snakes #4 Pitch-Black Darkness
#5 Ghosts!!!! those are my main fears im not scared of much else
People would think im scared of dogs cuz ive been bitten by 'em so many times but i love dogs
EDIT: #7 Aliens they like totally freak me out!
#8 Drowning

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## #21 2008-01-16 06:59:12

iheartmaths
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### Re: My fears

I am afraid of ALL insects, and I mean all of them. Also, heights, tight, enclosed spaces; In general, human beings. Where I live, it's not exactly the safest place in the country. So, once when I went out to walk and think, when I was much younger, I was robbed and my friend was beaten down with brass knuckles, for absolutely no reason might I add. So, ever since then I've been like an abused dog with humanity. I tend to stay away from all people and be a bit of a loner. I'm also afraid of snakes, long and dark hallways, the ocean, and dying early.

Don't quote me on that.

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## #22 2008-01-16 07:30:47

MasterofDisguise
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### Re: My fears

iheartmaths wrote:

I am afraid of ALL insects, and I mean all of them. Also, heights, tight, enclosed spaces; In general, human beings. Where I live, it's not exactly the safest place in the country. So, once when I went out to walk and think, when I was much younger, I was robbed and my friend was beaten down with brass knuckles, for absolutely no reason might I add. So, ever since then I've been like an abused dog with humanity. I tend to stay away from all people and be a bit of a loner. I'm also afraid of snakes, long and dark hallways, the ocean, and dying early.

Are you scared of flies??
im not scared of ANY insects(excluding beetles) unless bees are insects!

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## #23 2008-01-16 07:32:43

MasterofDisguise
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### Re: My fears

luca-deltodesco wrote:

Spiders that measure more than an inch in longest length, less than that i can build up the courage to pick them up to take them outside of the house rather than killing them. If they are less than a cm in longest length then i enjoy playing with them.

Getting dirty, nowhere near as bad as i was when i was younger but i still really dont like getting dirty and have to wash myself straight away. Not because im afraid of getting infected with something or anything i just really don't like it

You play with spiders???? :o i cant even get near them TO kill them

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## #24 2008-01-16 09:56:19

JaneFairfax
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Registered: 2007-02-23
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### Re: My fears

I know I have a slight fear of heights. I am acrophobic.

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## #25 2008-01-16 10:21:09

NullRoot
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Registered: 2007-11-19
Posts: 162

### Re: My fears

Devantè wrote:

The baby from the Teletubbies.

Wow.... that's spooky. I feel the same. Whenever I walk past the TV while the young ones are watching that mind-melting stuff that baby doing it's shriek-scream scares the heck out of me if I don't see the baby first. It always makes me jump if I'm not paying attention (which is pretty much never. Curse you NES for ruining my attention span!)

Why do kids watch Teletubbies? Whatever happened to Mr. Wizard, Bill Nye, and Professor Beakman?

I'm an acrophobic like Jane although I think it's just related to a fear of dying or becoming permanently physically damaged. The thought of ending up like Stephen Hawkings scares me more than the baby!

Trillian: Five to one against and falling. Four to one against and falling Three to one, two, one. Probability factor of one to one. We have normality. I repeat, we have normality. Anything you still cant cope with is therefore your own problem.

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