I was afraid to get attached to him. When he was about 8 feet from me the face of our young, very fit and large manager popped up over his shoulder from across the room. [–]couchjitsu 473 points474 points475 points 3 years ago (7 children). Around 11:30pm I was pretty hammered and stumbled to my bedroom, closed the door, locked it (because monsters and vampires), and collapsed on my bed. I can't really think of anything that's worthy of what they did. He's still unconscious and his head is tilted sideways against the roof. We tell the cop that our phones went dead and our dogs were barking, so he said he would check it out. So said son wakes at his usual 3 am time; usual meaning he woke once an hour, every hour, and almost consistently at the top of the hour. Maybe this is it and I'm about to go. Having been (voluntarily) committed to the psych ward for depression, anxiety, etc. The last thing we saw of him, he was still shouting and running after the bus. I have never felt so helpless actually. I was home alone with my older sister while our parents were out for the night. I knew that everyone knew what was happening with no words. I stop. [–]NC_Vixen 355 points356 points357 points 3 years ago (22 children). The Moment of my Life There is always that one moment that everyone had in their lifetime. That made her let go. We ask some famous faces to recount the sketchiest or most heart-stopping moment they’ve had aboard two wheels. There weren't any police or emergency services there yet, and this was before cell phones, so one of my friends sprinted off to the nearest house to call 911 while the rest of us cautiously approached the vehicle to see if the driver was okay. I drown once trying to save a little girl. [–]xAltair7x 1969 points1970 points1971 points 3 years ago (75 children), see, that's where the "jury of your peers" thing kinda sucks, because sometimes your peers are idiots, [–]Antihumanityxo 694 points695 points696 points 3 years ago (91 children). My cousins. Sadly. I had no plans that night so I spent most of the night on the couch binge watching movies and drinking scotch. That's not to say I don't love him unconditionally, though. She got admitted to an inpatient facility a couple weeks after that, and thankfully she seems to be doing better now. We have a 4 and half year old daughter which I haven't been able to see for the last 4 months because my wife filled an injunction against me (nothing happened, it was just divorce tactics). I honestly don't know much about it since it was put on when I was so young. My cousins who are the same age as me (20) were born in concentration camps. Turns out that a woman was burned alive there by her son. Then as they were leaving, another guy noticed part of his boot on the ground and grabbed it part of his foot was still inside, the helicopter had already taken off so they had to take in in their MATV. [–]Redjay12 399 points400 points401 points 3 years ago (33 children). However, to prevent the dog from being incontinent (mostly), the surgeon essentially had to remove what few bones remained in his tail (it had been cropped) and use the extra tissue to cover the removal site. The lady and her husband are there, lady comes out of the car and is smiling, saying thank you for me coming out... She then goes round to the boot where the dog was and lets out this soul-destroying scream when she opens the door. No access points for the public outside of visiting hours. I had just gotten off the night shift and I was walking to my friend's house through this residential area that was pretty quiet but only a few blocks off a not so good idea. Glad the guy recovered, that sounds very serious. The other time was when a driver pulled out in front of me and I couldn't swing around because of oncoming traffic. Crane was pulling up on a piece of it while a grunt worker was chain sawing the piece being pulled by the crane to separate it. I remember one day me and the boys got together and started climbing my friends huge oak in his backyard. College students visit a secluded Halloween haunt. about a minute into the ride, it starts twisting. 358 comments. When a doctor told my mom I was killing myself, she decided to take the diet pills away from me and I actually snapped and went crazy. The next one was a round the corner of the cliff above open air. It was such a shock, [–]TheAsianBrigade 228 points229 points230 points 3 years ago (20 children). When I arrived at the hospital the doctor ordered a cat scan and I was sent to a room afterwards to await the results. I don't know what happened but I immediately jumped into survival mode. Everybody jumps, it was LOUD, everybody turns and looks - all the hundreds of faces that a second ago had been facing me are all now swiveled the other way. [–]dedizenoflight 78 points79 points80 points 3 years ago* (16 children). I am a small 26 years old woman in a Mazda 3. To clarify, these were moving animals. Rehab was a bitch but I can proudly say I have full movement in my neck 10 years later. I remember the feeling of sheer terror in my gut when I heard him say that, I knew that if I was scared or lost my composure something bad would happen, that's when I looked up and noticed the "nueva generacion" amongst the tattoos on his neck. more >>, Askreddit is for open-ended discussion questions. [–]swerrve 239 points240 points241 points 3 years ago (8 children), I have this exact same experience, just 3 weeks ago. (Still prolly gonna get buried). Years later he retired after falling down a ladder in a burning(I'm just assuming, he never told me if it was on fire but it seems logical) building and throwing his back, but that wasn't his worst day, the dorm was his worst. [–]zach2992 619 points620 points621 points 3 years ago (35 children). I am still convinced I would have died or broke my neck that day (which I did break three years later but that's another story). Finally I decided to put the litter box back in my daughters room (which is right next to mine) until I could figure out a solution. This entailed hiking and scrambling along a 100-200 ft. cliff for most of the way. [–]L_Jackson23 1800 points1801 points1802 points 3 years ago (29 children). Probably mine was when I was playing with my adopted sister when we were younger and I was pushing her in the swing and she loves a good rush so I gave her a good push and she flipped and hit her head on the concrete. What are you doing today? Although I'm no longer legal secretary, that case haunts me. Especially at night. I look down and all I see is this MASSIVE tail that's obviously connected to a behemoth of a crocodile. People that work in the wedding industry, have you ever seen a couple and immediately thought “this ends in divorce”? My mom's flight is at 6pm so we leave the house, go out for one last meal, and I drop her off at the airport. The nurse stands and helps him back into the hallway. The poor man even pissed himself. share. I was convinced that he hated me (despite him being so attached that no one but me could hold him or he'd scream hysterically) The screams take this couple seconds to sort of... hit peak volume, like, they sorta ramp up, and there is this tone to those screams, this pitch and raggedness of sheer terror that like - tripped some seriously weird alarm bells in my head, and every single one of those thousands of exhausted runners, who had all been barely able to walk seconds before, just all launch forward, almost levitating, and go SPRINTING past me. The most fucked up thing? It's what the brainstem does when it's having to control respiration all on its own w/o assistance from higher brain areas. They offered us free season passes. I had to give up breastfeeding to go on a stronger antidepressant. I know a guy who used to be a logger. I remember feeling completely panicked and helpless. there's a couple places with boulders above little rock scrambles before the actual drop. You know that draining sound the toilet makes after you flush it? Under the bridge tucked at the top we found some burned sandals. He yelled the man's name once, just once. Apparently this guy had stolen some money from the casino. All in all pretty solid vacation. I ignored it until a third book dropped to the ground, but this time it was almost right next to me. I grew up an atheist, so there was no solace in heaven. Several people decided not to indict a man for a rape charge because he was a church going man and because the victim did drugs. Blue Blue Blue. All but four family members sided with Grandpa (He seriously is a master manipulator and has had them in the palm of his hand for years) and they still hang out with him and have him for dinner and spend Christmas with him. Clean accidents with enzyme cleaner or it doesn't kill the bacteria and cats can still smell that that is their spot. more >>, Mod posts I woke everyone up and went into hiding. I thought I was going to die in that moment and realized that I am going to someday- that this vague thing in my future was in fact reality. Not a single person even looked out a window as far as I know. Crazy guy fuckin beelines straight at him and nailed him with his car. One day he came into the store and I happened to be alone because there was a crisis in one of the grain mills. [–]colddustgirl 848 points849 points850 points 3 years ago (20 children), My group of friends liked to play this game we called "Run.". There is a JAIL that has extremely limited access through a remote controlled garage. [–]Sretniap 130 points131 points132 points 3 years ago (15 children), [–]tajanator98 113 points114 points115 points 3 years ago (4 children), [–]japflack 254 points255 points256 points 3 years ago (12 children). Right as I was about to get back to my research, another book fell in the aisle I was in. He finally got fed up, pulled over and got out of the car to confront the guy. Report comments that violate these rules. Such a scary moment. Decided to do this crazy nonstop studying binge where I only slept for 30 min and I had nothing to eat except diet pills and Red Bull (had an eating disorder, decided the Red Bull was enough calories). Apparently this guy snuck in through the back sliding glass door while I was dropping off my mom at the airport. For about a month many people argued if the dog should be put down. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. I have never been so scared in my life. Embrace it, even and especially when it's hard. Megathread Twice on the track, totally my fault, though for one I suspect my rear tire lost pressure. when i was around 8 i got on a rollercoaster at 6 flags in houston. He's recently started a program in our area for first responders and the stress and trauma they endure mentally. The two of us were the only ones who were trained in CPR and we worked for about 30 minutes switching out every few minutes when one of us got exhausted. Go along with it calmly and respect them. Watching my parents take their last breaths (death rattle/wheeze) in the hospital after fighting small-cell lung cancer, stage four. He pretty much planned the whole trip and I was just kind of along for the ride. That moment......I can't even accurately describe how scared I was. It went in his mouth and slid up along his jawline and out his eye. I've told this story before, so here's the cut-and-paste version: I was studying for finals back in my undergrad days at the University of British Columbia's Main Library (those of you who are familiar with UBC, this was before the renovations). by : Erma . Whether it would be a life changing moment emotionally, physically, or just the peaceful moments you have to yourself to think, and wonder about your life in a whole. We get into a taxi to go to her place. My mother and her family fled from what was Yugoslavia to Poland where she met my dad. Suddenly, I found myself confronted with a herd of about 20 elk crossing in front of me. Nothing happened. School shooting at my high school. Damn, what he said afterwards honestly makes me sick. It all happened so fast, there was literally no time for me to be scared. 83% Upvoted. Pass me illegally, sure. To be dismissive or patronizing is taking the bait and giving the greenlight to let out all their shit on you. and join one of thousands of communities. I was about 16 or so and on my way to help decorate for a school dance. Gone. EDIT: I really appreciate the kind words towards me and the hateful words towards my grandfather lol I'll answer some questions and tell more about the whole Mexico scenario. The worst part is he lived. Second thing would have to be witnessing my grandparents dying. We have to see him at family gatherings (Like funerals) and it makes my skin crawl. In order to get there you would have to jump down 6-7 ft. and across a 4 foot gap with nothing but 200 ft. of open air underneath you. That seemed relativity normal fire the location. At that moment, my necklace that I had been wearing fell to the floor. We are sitting there for a minute, when he starts reving his engine. [–]MurderSlinky 3227 points3228 points3229 points 3 years ago (49 children). Next thing I know my ponytail is grabbed hard enough to nearly yank my backward off my feet onto the road. The Scariest Moments In Your Everyday Life. I finally made a left turn where he couldnt follow or risk hitting another car, i quickly pulled over and turned off all my lights, only to see the car slowly drive by as i hold my breath hoping he doesnt spot me. They were all very calm, and not outwardly threatening, but at the same time they were the kind of people who at the drop of a hat would rock and roll. Call 911. So a few things went through my mid really quickly as soon as I first sighted the croc; First: You're about to get fucked, tell your friend to swim to safety. I left my wife about 4 months ago and moved into a house by myself close to work. The line goes quiet. And then QZ8501. When I was little I thought it would be a great idea to bite down on two jolly ranchers. The Scariest Day Of My Life. [–][deleted] 100 points101 points102 points 3 years ago (25 children). A buddy and me decide to go get some snacks and drinks for everyone and he's driving his hatchback camaro (90s model). We are now both driving down the mountain in reverse. The title may contain two, short, necessary context sentences. It's since been studied as a model of near-perfect mass casualty response. We told the driver to close it immediately and then man arrived, started banging on the door. and then afterwards he just said "sorry, honey, I got carried away." That put things into perspective for me, [–][deleted] 949 points950 points951 points 3 years ago* (26 children). I remember I held my breath the entire time this was happening, but my bf said I was actually screaming at that point. The dog was highly neglected by its owners and after Amber's death the family moved instead of dealing with their dog. Sending hugs to both of you. So I walked out from behind my aisle to see who was being a pest. Well my cart was halfway up the hill when something snapped and sent us flying backwards towards the cart that was waiting for takeoff. [–]Tugtruga 216 points217 points218 points 3 years ago (9 children). It definitely made me feel more at home. My mom worked in the ER and psych ward. Broke my neck in 6th grade gym class. Parent comments that aren't from the target group will be removed, along with their child replies. Around 7-10 years ago, it never really made the news as far as I know. Scariest moment was probably when I almost fell asleep at the wheel as I was driving home from my ex's house. I think this was a great illustration of that. It took us hours to get back, all the while we were bobbing in and out of the water. I think Astroworld was out to just murder people. in the past I'm just in awe that they managed to get their hands on gasoline and a flame source. He immediately started honking and revving his engine. I am a bot, and this action was performed automatically. [–]shiny-song 590 points591 points592 points 3 years ago (1 child), [–][deleted] 101 points102 points103 points 3 years ago (9 children). After I dropped her off, she told me to drive safely and to pull off if I can't make it home and to call her when I'm home safely. In 7-8 grade my mom found out my first crush was a black dude . The guy turned and faced in his direction and he told him he would help him. I was on a cocktail of meds that didn't help much. Breaking news I posted it a few weeks ago in another thread and copied and pasted it. The Scariest Moment in My Life 505 words 4 pages. Both my mother and grandmother work/worked in the medical field. Edit. Phone's die I freak out, and my sister says the truck is dead. His other daughter was inside. I was going through alley's, people's yards, until I got to her building. It also had a few hills. 222 words 0 Comments . The call went like this. [–]laceandpearls 79 points80 points81 points 3 years ago (0 children). That is what I get for typing on my phone right after waking up. Scariest moment is when I had to come face to face with the scene where my brother committed suicide. I have never been able to forget the look in her eyes as she pointed the knife at me, it still gives me nightmares years later. She got us into the car and locked the doors. Apparently not so much he can't get a license. My mum still refuses to vote in any sort of election to this day. My first thought was the goddamn cat took a shit on the rug again. My great grandmother was there trying to fight it off with a stick. Posts that have few relevant answers within the first hour, and posts that are not appropriate for the [Serious] tag will be removed. Normal people don't do that. Never have I ever thought I was about to be murdered. Imagine the balls on them. So my mother sister and I lived in a small apartment. The last thing I remember before blacking out was us in mid air careening into the ditch. Every night I could swear I could see Harold by my window, waiting to skin me and hold up my pelt and celebrate like in the story. So she takes my arm and we sprint up the street to our neighbors house, and he was waiting outside, watching the helicopter. I had never experienced raw fear until this moment. One night he hit the bar on the way home from work and then drove home after it closed. The book in question was big; about the size of an encyclopaedia. I was referred to a counselor and I had my first visit with them a few hours before my anatomy scan (The one where you can see what your baby is going to be, if you didn't spring for the blood test) third child - a boy. I couldn't tell if there was guys in the back because of the dark limo tint. I am reminded of what this one free diver would do when he dove with great white sharks. •What is the scariest or most unsettling experience of your life? [–]therealcherry 62 points63 points64 points 3 years ago (1 child). Click. The paramedics got there (along with a firetruck carrying EMTs and a police officer), and i watched as they carried him down the stairs in a gurney and took him off. Eventually passed out and slept for 27h. I still get chills thinking about that path. This guy had died in a really horrific and brutal way, and all people cared about was seeing his corpse. It got a little better, but not entirely. [–]lightmyfire_stopit 20680Answer Link2067 points2068 points2069 points 3 years ago (52 children). Feeling like your being hunted by an apex predator is something else. by Andrew Gauthier. So I put my legs up and slowly paddled with nothing but my hands on either side super slowly cause I didn't wanna make any splashes. He was cruising down the highway, when all of a sudden this car randomly swerves out of its lane into a head-on collision with my dad's truck. [–]rafraska 8350Answer Link834 points835 points836 points 3 years ago* (52 children), Vet here. We went on a whale-watching trip early in the morning, and ended up getting caught in a massive ocean storm. I had enough time to close my eyes, and that's about it. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Anyway, we were on the Greek Island of Corfu (some ferry routes fell under the Inter-Rail system) and hired little 50cc mopeds for a couple of days so we could see the island. [–]Roxyapip 409 points410 points411 points 3 years ago (14 children), [–]Jackson_Grey 412 points413 points414 points 3 years ago (13 children). Scary stories to tell in the dark! Same with my cousin. Class ended and the pain started. So I waited... and waited... That was the scariest moment ever for me in my whole life. edit: some people have asked why the admins were standing outside, and honestly, I don't know. Of course the counter-argument was that one case doesn't outweight the many where having them fastened does save people. In a situation like that, drive to a police station. Long story short, Dad took a week of vacation to stay home and help out after I told him what happened. It was horrifying. Literally, the whole boot was covered in it. My dad's a firefighter. Yes I know it was dumb, natural selection at work. It's the first sign that you're exhausted & need to pull over before you kill someone. The Scariest Moment Of My Life › Entertainment. I jumped out of bed, grabbed my phone, unlocked my bedroom door, grabbed my car keys, and bolted out the front door and jumped in my car. This happened to my grandmother, who passed away 2 years ago. I haven't been on one in a decade. It's where the cops like to sit and pick up speeders. I laid on my bed starring into the darkness for about 30 minutes trying to fathom what I was smelling. My mate and I went over it and I landed on the flats (flat area beyond the landing) and when we were on the lift on the way up (maybe 10m away from this jump) I pointed it out and said that we shouldn't hit that again because it wasn't safe. It can definitely be a double edged sword. more >>, Mods reserve the right to remove content or restrict users' posting privileges as necessary if it is deemed detrimental to the subreddit or to the experience of others. It doesn’t need to be October to enjoy these Reddit gems. [–][deleted] 73 points74 points75 points 3 years ago (3 children). Not much memory of anything after I dropped off my ex. There was finally an update but this was a couple days later iirc. 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