Everyone flips their shit.. . Fl " STEPHEN mm was. I find that his stories aren't scary. True horror really isn't "scary" at all in that sense. I find with good horror, it doesn't make me jump, but it  Everyone flips their shit Fl " STEPHEN mm was I find that his stories aren't scary True horror really isn't "scary" at all in sense with good it doesn't make me jump but
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#3 - Crusader
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(03/25/2013) [-]
I find that his stories aren't scary.
True horror really isn't "scary" at all in that sense.
I find with good horror, it doesn't make me jump, but it makes me stay awake at night, it makes people sit there and worry about what would happen if they were in that situation.
Not to mention that of what I have read of his work, a lot of it is more thriller than horror.
#24 to #3 - vladmir
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Could you recommend a good scary book then? Im struggling to find any decent ones..
#57 to #24 - varimatras
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(03/25/2013) [-]
IT is a ******* masterpiece!
#42 to #3 - admiralen
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(03/25/2013) [-]
i might be a pussy for it, but the russian sleep experiment was one of those that kept me awake
#114 to #3 - anon
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(03/25/2013) [-]
I honestly wish I could read King books now. But I'm currently reading Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown and I have to finish this book, and the next before I look into new books. But I have seen a few movies based off of his stories, and the actual plot is quite good
#118 to #3 - bushingenna
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(03/25/2013) [-]
I know what you mean bro.

That's why I like Marble Hornets
#4 to #3 - IAMDIZZYONFANTA
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(03/25/2013) [-]
That's the exact reason why I read Lovecraft. Got his complete works sat in front of me.
#80 to #4 - TheNewRavager
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Lovecraft is amazing.
#31 to #3 - kingthatcrawls
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Indeed. Horror is meant to horrify.
#64 to #3 - dtanobo ONLINE
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Are there any scary books/movies you can suggest? I'm dying for something to horrify me. I love the subtle scares rather than jumps. Like something on the corner of the screen that isn't obvious
#112 to #64 - eccleston
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(03/25/2013) [-]
If you like Spanish books, Carlos Ruiz Zafón has made pretty cool horror books.
#78 to #64 - drinpa
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(03/25/2013) [-]
John Dies at the End is a good book. I'm not really sure if it's horror in the classic sense, but it's pretty creepy at times and a really really really weird book. You may want to check out other peoples spoiler-free reviews on like Amazon before purchasing, but it creeped me out pretty good at times.
#12 to #3 - danniegurl
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(03/25/2013) [-]
to me, thriller is more that mess-with-your-mind scary that keeps you awake at night. horror is more blood and guts type stuff.
#122 to #12 - conordalymcr
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(03/25/2013) [-]
A civilized discussion?
Is funnyjunk broken?
#46 to #12 - anon
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Just me being curious: Do you see a difference between horror movies and slasher movies?
#95 to #46 - danniegurl
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(03/25/2013) [-]
yeah, slasher seems like purely blood and guts, while horror is closer to thriller.
#121 to #95 - foxxywithpaws
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(03/25/2013) [-]
what if John Carpenter movies?

They **** with your mind.
#14 - wootshop
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Anyone notice Einstein was his classmate?
#15 to #14 - wootshop
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(03/25/2013) [-]
And Double D
#113 to #15 - greenmurderer
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(03/25/2013) [-]
And even ..
#126 to #113 - wootshop
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(03/25/2013) [-]
well ****
#11 - brothergrimm
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#32 - ButtonFly
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#125 to #119 - ButtonFly
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(03/25/2013) [-]
I watched it around that age. I didn't know what it was, no one told me I was watching a horror. The movie flew right over my head and I thought it was a really long P.S. A. for Stranger Danger.
#104 to #32 - slikmonkey
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(03/25/2013) [-]
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#54 to #32 - trollypollyz ONLINE
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(03/25/2013) [-]
It's not like i needed sleep anyways.
It's not like i needed sleep anyways.
#70 to #32 - hauntzor
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#66 to #32 - slowbroking
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#61 - bloofy
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(03/25/2013) [-]
I think my favorite novel by Stephen King is about a school teacher who goes back in time through a worm hole located in a closet of an old diner to stop Lee Harvey Oswald from assassinating JFK.

I **** you not, it's an actual book
#75 to #61 - darthjangopwnz
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(03/25/2013) [-]
It's his newest book...
#7 - caelinnis
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(03/25/2013) [-]
I have never been scared by a book.
what's stephen king's scariest, lay it on me.
#13 to #7 - anon
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Have you read any H.P. Lovecraft?
#17 to #13 - doggstar
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(03/25/2013) [-]
lay some on me, been meaning to read his work for a while but cant remember names of the books
#33 to #17 - jimmiesoperator
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Try 'The rats in the walls' and 'The Lurking Fear'. If you want some short ones that make you go 'damn, son', then try 'The Music of Erich Zann', 'The Outsider' or 'Herbert West - Reanimator'. These are the ones I enjoyed the most.
#18 to #17 - ProperInsanityWolf
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(03/25/2013) [-]
call of cthlulu is a classic, also the dunwich horror was one that creeped me out a bit
#23 to #18 - myturntoevil
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(03/25/2013) [-]
The exorcist book scared was terrifying
#19 to #18 - doggstar
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(03/25/2013) [-]
thanks
#21 to #7 - LiteninStruckTower **User deleted account**
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(03/25/2013) [-]
I thought Tommy Knockers was pretty good
#27 to #7 - therollingstones
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(03/25/2013) [-]
if you want scary, do Dean Koontz the frankenstein series. Start with short story collections, like 1408/everything's eventual or the skeleton crew
#35 to #27 - theincrediblelegs
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(03/25/2013) [-]
The Frankenstine series is scariest in the least but it is a great series none the less, "the boogey man" in Stephen King's "nightshift" collection of short stories is actually scary, the rest aren't really any good.
#130 to #35 - therollingstones
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Stephen King's older stuff is much better, i.e. before getting ran over
#29 to #7 - cantfindausername
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Scott Sigler's Infected was amazing for me. The sequel Contagious was even better. I can't wait until Pandemic.
Parasites that **** with the brain make people build this portal thing. Parasites turn out to be not of this world. Parasites latch themselves under the skin, they grow and grow until they Burst out of the body.
I was reading it in class before I knew what the parasites were and this bug I've never seen before just landed on my shoulder from out of ******* nowhere. I kinda flipped ****.
#56 to #7 - luquaz
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(03/25/2013) [-]
my father read "It" in his twenties. he said it was the first book he had ever read and he couldn't sleep for days and he sat and shook while he read it.

Personally, I was frightened when I read Bram Stoker's Dracula when I was 15.
#8 to #7 - dragontamers ONLINE
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(03/25/2013) [-]
He never really scared me either but Pet Semetary was a bit disturbing
#9 to #7 - mizzycupcakes
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(03/25/2013) [-]
the only book of his ive read is dreamcatcher and it was more suspenseful than scary. When I was little it was all about goosebumps though. now that **** was like. on the edge of your seat scary.
#36 to #9 - yentabear ONLINE
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(03/25/2013) [-]
God, Goosebumps.. I'm sure that made me **** myself at least twice.
#10 to #7 - Laddie
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(03/25/2013) [-]
"It" is pretty creepy at times. It's not like insanely frightening, but there are those spine-tingling types of moments.
#40 to #10 - mizzycupcakes
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(03/25/2013) [-]
i've only ever seen the movie. and it truly frightened me. up until I found out it was a giant alien spider. which for some reason was less scary than a clown that ate kids through drains..... idk how that worked out.
#22 to #7 - myturntoevil
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(03/25/2013) [-]
'CELL' is a good read,its about a phone signal sent one day to every mobile in the world.Anyone who is on their phone at that certain time on a certain date,goes absolutly insane and begin kiling themselves or eachother.Anyone who isnt remains normal.
#26 to #22 - ProperInsanityWolf
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(03/25/2013) [-]
i read cell a couple years ago and yes! that book made be quite nervous all through the novel. At the end i was left thinking, WTF? if this **** happened in real life I'm throwing out all of my nope.   
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i read cell a couple years ago and yes! that book made be quite nervous all through the novel. At the end i was left thinking, WTF? if this **** happened in real life I'm throwing out all of my nope.
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#53 to #26 - skateperson
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Stephen King- IT (if anybody was wondering)
#30 - iamtheblackgoat
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(03/25/2013) [-]
If you know this guy, then you've read some real horror stories
#34 to #30 - olisaurus
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(03/25/2013) [-]
My brother knows him and has never even touched one of his books. So yeah
#79 to #34 - seniorpokeman
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Really now? Is your brother over 80 years old? Because last time I checked, H.P's been dead for over 76 years.
#81 to #79 - osboom
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Did you just say that?
Really?
#83 to #81 - seniorpokeman
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(03/25/2013) [-]
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._P._Lovecraft
Am I thinking of the wrong H.P.Lovecraft?
Because his wiki article says he died in 1937.
#84 to #83 - osboom
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(03/25/2013) [-]
He was saying that he knew him like you know him...
Not that he knew him personally...
#124 to #84 - seniorpokeman
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(03/25/2013) [-]
The correct way of saying it would have been "my brother knows OF him," or "my brother knows ABOUT him." The way he said it implied knowing him personally, which is why I was confused.
#127 to #124 - olisaurus
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(03/25/2013) [-]
It was already obvious enough, unless my younger brother was 80 years old as you said.
#91 to #79 - olisaurus
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(03/25/2013) [-]
I'm sorry I wasn't clear enough for your autistic brain to understand. My Brother Has Heard Of This Guy But Has Never Ever Touched One Of His Books.
#123 to #91 - seniorpokeman
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(03/25/2013) [-]
If you want me to understand what you're saying, use better grammer.
#37 to #30 - Kelsenial
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Horror doesn't even begin to describe it...
#41 to #37 - osboom
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(03/25/2013) [-]
And, who is he?
#49 to #41 - comradewinter
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(03/25/2013) [-]
His name is H.P. Lovecraft. Mostly known for being the creator of Cthulu.
#82 to #49 - osboom
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Thanks
#48 to #41 - sirevivitan
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(03/25/2013) [-]
Ol' Good Howard
#44 to #30 - abaraxus
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(03/25/2013) [-]
My favorite author
#50 to #30 - beerterror
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(03/25/2013) [-]
If your child is reading Lovecraft, you should know that Satan is now the least of your problems.
#16 - jackalcureofprusia
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(03/25/2013) [-]
So even in his youth he was coked out of his mind?   
That's his own words when writing his older novels.
So even in his youth he was coked out of his mind?
That's his own words when writing his older novels.
#62 - swedishassassin ONLINE
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(03/25/2013) [-]
I'd run too if I had to hear another story based in Maine and loaded with a stereotypical group of an alcoholic, an abused wife/lover, an abusive/adulterer husband, wrapped up in an abstract name that has nothing to do with the actual antagonist (Langoliers, IT, Tommy-knockers, the 'Myst')
I'd run too if I had to hear another story based in Maine and loaded with a stereotypical group of an alcoholic, an abused wife/lover, an abusive/adulterer husband, wrapped up in an abstract name that has nothing to do with the actual antagonist (Langoliers, IT, Tommy-knockers, the 'Myst')
#131 to #67 - swedishassassin ONLINE
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#43 - remmyd
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(03/25/2013) [-]
"gimme dat ass"