Thrills and Chills:

Unmasking the Top 10 Things That Make Us Tremble

In a world where conformity often reigns supreme, there are those peculiar moments when something seemingly ordinary manages to send shivers down our spines.

Recently someone asked, “What's something that's considered normal that creeps you out immediately?” Over 20,000 people weighed in.

“Every company creating an ecosystem requires my home address, credit card, and birthday to listen to music or use the software,” one person warned. “So not a shred of my identity is unsold at this point.”

Sold Identities

“I think it's weird that most couches don't come with washable cushion covers,” one person wrote. “Of course, everyone finds that normal, but they would think it's weird if someone just slept on a bare mattress without ever putting a sheet on it."


When people make Instagram accounts for their babies, they don't realize that every single picture they post is suddenly in the public domain, available to anyone forever.

Baby Instagrams

“When employers reward us with an 8-hour staff retreat at work,” one person shared, “where you are expected to share personal info all day, staff bonding.”

Staff Bonding

You know when everyone and everything is quiet, and then suddenly your cat or dog goes bonkers?

Pet Alerts

“When people come to your door and knock or ring the bell and then peer in the window,” one person said. Another added, “Or when they skip the door entirely and knock on the window. It scares the heck out of the dog and me every time.”

Lookey Loos

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