15 of the Scariest Urban Legends From Around the World
One of the all-time classics, the legend says that if you say Bloody Mary three times in front of a mirror, she’ll appear behind you, covered in blood, and you’ll soon be joining her in the afterlife.
The Hook Man
Another one of those classic urban legends that gets told around campfires, telling the story of a man with a bloody hook for a hand who torments a pair of teenagers trying to make out in peace.
The Call Came from Inside the House
A girl is being tormented by a prank caller, and when she contacts the police to report it they trace the call to reveal that those frightening phone calls are being made from inside the house and that she should, you know, get the hell out.
The Clown Statue
One of the creepier legends around talks about a babysitter who asks the parents of the kids she’s watching if she can cover up the creepy clown statue in the corner, and after the parents urge her to take the kids and run, it’s explained that they don’t actually have a clown statue.
It's Not the Dog Licking You
If you want to get some serious chills, just imagine a scenario in which you feel your toes or hand being licked in a dark room and assume it’s your dog – only you realize that the dog isn’t actually in the room.