For the uninitiated, "creepypastas" are horror stories and scary experiences (some truer than others) that circulate through the internet. While the legitimacy of these accounts might be in question, reading these in bed with the lights off is a sure way to avoid sleep.
Here are the freakiest, creepiest, and most disturbing encounters people had in real life - effectively, true creepypastas. You might want to keep the bedside lamp on tonight after reading these. These truly terrifying encounters could end up as fodder for some creepy television shows.