Urban Legends Scary Stories- 7 Scary Urban Legends and their tales

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Stories. The best thing about stories are they start forming on the way. Every voyage, each little journey, every conversation and even the tiny transfer of verbal or non verbal communication creates a story. Having said that, we craft numerous stories in the active form and be the passive part in someone else’s stories. In connotation, real life horror stories are one amongst many other forms of daily tales. And when we believe in the stories that are passed to us through generations, they become urban legends. While we have discussed several haunted places in the world and true ghost stories, it is the high time we take you on a tour to some of the nerve splitting urban legends scary stories. Let us start.

The Baby Blue

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A group of young girls found out about the baby blue story and decided to try it out. When the girls were alone at night they pushed one of her friends in the bathroom. She did not believe it would worked so she turned out the lights and locked the door behind her.

She put out her arms and started chanting the phrase; Blue baby, baby blue. As longer she was singing her arms felt heavier and heavier. She really started to have the feeling a baby was in her arms. And felt some light scratching on her arms.

She was so scared she did not know what to do. She froze up and stood there holding the invincible baby as it grew heavier. Suddenly she saw something horrible in the mirror and she screamed! Her friends did hear the scream. Thus, they tried to open the bathroom door. However, it was locked.

The young girls tried to open the door but it did not worked. The girl in the bathroom was screaming and screaming. So the girls ran to the neighbors house to get help. So, the neighbor broke open the door and they found the girl lying dead on the floor. 

Her eyes had been scratched out. They tried to move her body but they could not move her because something large and invisible was pinning her to the ground.

The Baby Blue Game

The Legend Of baby Blue Blue baby is about a Strange Game That Kids Play. It Causes A Ghostly Infant Appear In your Arm And Then Scratches You. Then We Shall Start “Who does not love a cute baby with beautiful blue eye’s”? But not all the babies are so cute.

As there are many versions of the Bloody Mary legend, there are also some variations. Like Candyman, Lady In White and Baby Blue.

To play Baby Blue, you have to go into the bathroom on your own, turn of the lights and close the door. Look into the mirror with your arms like holding a baby. Repeat the words “Baby Blue, Blue Baby” 13 times.

If you make no mistake you will feel the weight of a baby in your arms. You will also have the feeling that you are really holding a baby. The baby will get heavier as it grows larger and larger. You will suddenly feel scratching on your arms. New born baby’s have sharp nails. And you will feel them scratching your arms.

Before the baby is getting too heavy, you must drop the invisible baby into the toilet and flush it two times. Then you have to run out the bathroom as soon as possible.

If you don’t do it fast enough, a hideous woman will appear in the mirror. She will yell “Give me back my baby!” and screams so load the mirror will break. If you are still holding the baby, the baby will scratch you until it hits an artery so you bleed to death. Or the woman kills you when you are still in the bathroom.

Urban Legend of Witch Rose

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In the early 90’s there was a beautiful young lady Rose. She was the only daughter to a very wealthy couple. One fine day she saw a handsome young man who stood tall in the blistering sun.

The man walked up to her, introduced himself as Jasper (name changed) and with his charming way’s made her fall in love with him. After a few days there was a severe accident in which young Rose lost her parents.

She was completely shattered. Now the only person who she could rely on for anything was her driver who was a dear friend to her. After months of grief Jasper asked Rose to marry him but she turned him down.

Later on her driver spoke to her and convinced her to marry him saying that it would be a wise thing to do, as he really care for her, everything was said and done, the date for their marriage was also decided.

Poor young Rose ignorant as she was, failed to see that Jasper and her driver very setting her up.

Firstly, they killed her parents in the accident and now it was her turn, least did they care for her, all they wanted was her wealth.

On the night of their wedding after the celebration the driver drove Jasper and Rose to the city to get their photos clicked, to get to the city they had to pass a big lonely hill.

On their way back when they reached a certain height Jasper asked the driver to stop as he wanted to pee, Rose stayed in the car but since he was taking long she got out for some fresh air.

When Rose was killed…

When she gets out she finds herself standing on a cliff and the next thing she knows is that Jasper and her dear friend pushed her off the cliff. She didn’t die at once when the two men went to check she was still alive.

Jasper picked up a big rock and before he smashed her head she uttered the words “you betrayed me! You will regret it”. After all this happened Jasper took possession of the house and gave a part to the driver.

They lived lives of pleasure for a few months until one day when Jasper was strolling in the big yard behind the house, he saw a beautiful lady in a white silk gown standing at a distance facing her back to him.

He walked up to her and put his hand on her shoulder from behind and she caught his hand and said “hello Jasper! I’m back, I’ve missed you”. When she turned around he saw the smashed face of poor young Rose before she ripped his heart out and hung his body on the tree with his heart in his hand.

After the driver came back and saw this he knew she was back and took off in fear. When it got into the car he saw in the mirror that a lady was seated in the back seat, his heart raced as she spoke “my dear friend! I’m back” and ripped his heart out and put it in his hand and placed his body on the hood of the car.

After getting her revenge on the two of them, she haunted that whole place, ripping people’s hearts out and putting it in their hands.

Capturing Her Spirit

After months, people called a great priest who trapped the angry spirit in a bottle and buried it somewhere on top of a hill where they thought no one would go.

For many years the spirit remained in until a group of Priest who didn’t know about it, while laying the foundation stone to build a seminary broke the bottle, they heard a loud cry “I’m free!!!!”

After that the seminary was built but the spirit of young Rose till today haunts that whole area. People say that now she doesn’t kill but only scares people off.

The Gray Man

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Pawleys Island is a small coastal town in South Carolina. The town has become notable for the presence of a spirit known as “The Gray Man.”

Ever since 1822, there have been numerous sightings of a mysterious spectral figure who wanders the area’s coastline. Much folklore surrounds the Gray Man, and there are numerous theories about his identity.

One popular story is that he was a young man on the way to ask his lover to marry him. However, he died after getting caught in quicksand.

Because of this, he is forever condemned to wander the area, searching for his lost love. However, what elevates the Gray Man from being more than a standard ghost story is the longstanding belief that seeing him could potentially save your life.

It’s rumored that the Gray Man always makes an appearance before a major hurricane hits the area. If you happen to encounter him, you will be spared from the storm’s destruction. 

Common Experiences of Gray Man

Eyewitnesses have claimed that the Gray Man allegedly warned them to leave the area before a hurricane arrived. When the hurricane passed, these witnesses would return to the area to find their homes completely undamaged.

While these stories may sound like urban legends, there is at least one documented case of such a situation happening in modern times. 

In September 1989, an elderly couple named Jim and Clara Moore claimed to have passed by the Gray Man during a walk outside their beach home.

Not long afterward, Hurricane Hugo hit the area and caused widespread destruction. However, even though the surrounding homes were completely destroyed, the Moore’s residence was inexplicably left unharmed.

More on him

The gray man was further recognized and his work was further appreciated by making movies on him. The Gray man movie filmed this mystical creature in 2007. A lot of novels have also been crafted on him by Mark Greaney.

The Satan’s Sphinx

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Satan’s Sphinx is an urban legend video. It causes the viewer to experience suicidal tendencies, homicidal thoughts, hysteria, insanity, and self abuse. Government officials uploaded it to the Internet in 2006 who were testing subliminal messaging and human reaction to violent images.

Soon after the release of the clip, the experiment went out of control. In addition, people complained that the video was making them depressed.

The urban legend says that the Satan’s Sphinx video contains a high pitched audio track that will irritate the viewer. It also holds images of blood, death, and murder that are continually run over the screen.

The pictures rotate so fast that it becomes impossible for people to individually identify them. At this point, you can hear incoherent whispering and the screen begins to flash. People get dizzy, but don’t want to turn the movie off. 

The footage lasts for 3:49 and will cause the viewer to become depressed and sleepless. After the experiment, the U.S. government banned the clip with all traces removed from the Internet. However, some versions of the legend say the video is a satanic ritual with subliminal messaging. Also, the U.S. government used it to recruit members for mind control projects. 

Whatever the case, the underlining theme in the urban legend is that those who watch the video will commit suicide. Consequently, It has been said that a screenshot from the video is available.

It also shows a scared boy being held captive by two people in weird masks. Also, the urban legend holds that if you find yourself watching the Satan’s Sphinx video, you were meant to.

The Scary Urban legend of La Llorona

The Urban legend of La Llorona relates to the story of the weeping woman. It dates back to the past when a young woman Maria fell in love with Ranchero. He was a dashing man of his locality.

Everything went nice and smooth. Ranchero and Maria were happy couples, dreaming to live together with everlasting love and profound joy.

They married each other. In addition, they were also blessed with a couple of children. Everything was in place until the destiny came in with its plans.

So, the story goes like that Ranchero did encounter a wealthy girl from an economically higher class comparative to him. He wooed her and married her, breaking all contacts with Maria.

However, Ranchero continued meeting with his children, ignoring Maria. Piling up the fury, Maria lost his conscious and threw her children in the river streams.

In a jiffy, she realised what she had done and died from the utmost state of shock.

The villagers found Maria’s body on the river banks and cremated her with proper rituals. However, after death her spirit began to haunt the entire river stretch.

Villagers started hearing the screams and cries of Maria, asking about her children. Since then, the locals do not let their children go towards the river bank, believing Maria would take them and won’t ever return them.

The Urban legend of Carmen Winstead

This urban legend of Carmen Winstead relates to the story of a 17 years old girl and her chain letter. The letter claims that her school friends used to bully her regularly. One such day, her five school friends pushed her in a sewer. Carmen Winstead died of suffocation and toxicity.

The story begins here. Teachers found her body with her head twisted and covered in blood. In the police inquiry, the fiver girls lied to them about the incident. As a result, the police ruled the murder as an accident.

Weeks later, her classmates began receiving emails on MySpaces about the whole incident. The email asked the guilty to confess or better be ready for the consequences. However, people did ignore it, thinking it to be the part of a hoax. Sometimes, later in a series of creepy happenings, all the five accused died.

Even after their death, people believe that a person who goes through this urban legend and doesn’t share it faces wrath of Carmen’s ghoul. Thus, better be aware about it and read the complete story above.

Kuchisake Onna, The Japanese Urban Legend

This scary Japanese urban legend relates to the ghoul of Kuchisake Onna. Long time back, there used to live a beautiful woman in Japan named Kuchisake.

Kuchisake Onna and her husband were in a lovely relationship until a day her husband did doubt her to be in an extra marital affair.

He became extremely anguish, blaming her wife’s beauty to be trouble factor. In want of revenge, he took out the kitchen knife and slitted her mouth from ear to ear.

After death, Kuchisake became a revengeful spirit. The slit mouthed woman’s terror began in Japan and spread to South Korea.

According to people, she appears in front of random people when they are alone. She removes her face mask and asks them whether she is beautiful or not.

If they say yes, she would slit their mouth too, making them like her. On the other hand, if they say No, she becomes furious and kill them otherwise.

There are different versions of this legend in the United States, Japan and South Korea. Consequently, you may want to explore the complete urban legend of Kuchisake Onna and various stories associated to her.

These were some of the most creepy urban legends scary stories. Which of the aforementioned urban legends scared you the most?

Please let us know in the comments down below. Happy Haunting. In case, you are looking forward to other stuffs, check these very short scary stories to tell in the dark.

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