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Things That Are Normal In The Day, But Terrifying At Night

List RulesUpvote the places that go from harmless to horrifying when the sun goes down.

Why must the dark be so terrifying? How do areas so normal and inviting by day become places of complete terror by night? Why does the building parking garage you’ve walked through a million times get so terrifying the moment the sun goes down? Have those places always been full of an inky dread, and does the blackness of night simply remove any illusion of safety? While you think about the creepy locations at night that are somehow soothing during the day, remember: there’s nothing wrong with avoiding these places after nightfall, for the cover of darkness hides many a terrible thing from the unsuspecting person.

Where was the last completely normal place that frightened you to the core? Was it a late-night trip to the supermarket where you were the only customer? Or was it the night you traipsed through the peach orchard and realized that you weren’t alone? It’s easy to frighten yourself wherever you are after sundown, but keep in mind that whatever is scaring you is just in your head. Maybe. 

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    82

    Abandoned Buildings

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    580
    100

    Basement

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    1,334
    302

    The Woods

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    453
    91

    Alley

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    441
    98

    Attic

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    863
    223

    A Cabin In The Woods

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    795
    241

    Cemeteries

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    622
    237

    The Old Factory On The Outskirts Of Town

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    678
    294

    Parking Garages

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    567
    269

    The Subway

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    584
    320

    Any County Road

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    548
    357

    Hospitals

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    499
    331

    Any Room In Your Apartment That You're Not Physically Occupying

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    449
    338

    A Playground

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    223
    178

    Backyard

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    297
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    414
    361

    The Lake

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    362
    368

    Schools

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    345
    383

    Your Bedroom Closet

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    160
    187

    Bus Stop

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    290
    336

    Most Motels

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    304
    387

    Churches

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    358

    Theme Parks

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    148
    198

    A Farm

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    268
    354

    The Desert

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List Rules: Upvote the places that go from harmless to horrifying when the sun goes down.