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01-08-2020, 15:34   #181
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Did anyone else find the original Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory pretty scary as a young child?

Especially the part when they all went through that tunnel full of very nasty things?

Boy...they really did make disturbing and frightening material for children in the days of yore...
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01-08-2020, 15:44   #182
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Did anyone else find the original Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory pretty scary as a young child?

Especially the part when they all went through that tunnel full of very nasty things?

Boy...they really did make disturbing and frightening material for children in the days of yore...
Willy Wonka as played by Gene Wilder scared me right up until the very end of the film every time I watched it. You could never really tell if he was benign or a baddie.

The Child Catcher in Chittly Chitty Bang Bang was absolutely horrifying to me. Truly frightening to a small child.
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01-08-2020, 17:04   #183
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In no particular order...the dark, dogs, strangers, spiders, spooky movies and...catholics (I grew up as a timid southern protestant during the troubles) ;-)
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01-08-2020, 17:56   #184
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Dr Who. Sounds embarrassing now.
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01-08-2020, 20:49   #185
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Triffids
To this day they still freak me out.
Tapping at the windows, crossing barren tarmac buffers, engulfing buildings and nobody could stop them?

THE NIGHTMARES.

The book by John Wyndham is top notch. Anyone who likes zombie or post-apocalypse films and shows should read it, a lot of the tropes in them are taken straight from the book.
Wyndham also wrote Chocky which was made into a creepy childrens drama in the 80s.
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01-08-2020, 20:50   #186
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One of my favourite books, and authors ever.
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01-08-2020, 20:55   #187
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Wyndham also wrote Chocky which was made into a creepy childrens drama in the 80s.
That intro music for the Chocky TV show gave me the chills as a kid but I loved it!
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01-08-2020, 20:57   #188
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Lupophobia is what i had as a kid.
Look it up. Still uneasy at times thinking bout it
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I watched Alive and I was petrified of cannibals and being stranded and having to eat people. Had a few nightmares about it.
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Guns. Terrified of them, still hate seeing them. Many years ago when I was a young one and the army used to go around with the money van, my mother was stuck in the post office while they were delivering cash. That was back in the 80's so I was left in the car alone. Think i was about 4 at the time. I was terrified. My grandad had a shot gun so I was always warned how dangerous guns were.
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My sister showed me Scream when I was about six or seven, scared the absolute sh!te out of me
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Lupophobia is what i had as a kid.
Look it up. Still uneasy at times thinking bout it
https://phobia.wikia.org/wiki/Luposlipaphobia
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Genuinely wet myself there 😂😂
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My sister showed me Scream when I was about six or seven, scared the absolute sh!te out of me
It's technically a comedy
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