Stories told in dormitories, bedrooms, campgrounds by some older kid or chaperone you really looked up to at the time. After hearing the story for the first time, and then trying to tell the story to other kids, invariably they would have heard it, and thought it was a stupid story and that you were lame.

Stories include: when the log rolls over we will all be dead and the rapping in the closet, closely followed by The Hook and The Babysitter.

Related to Forwarded Email Hoaxes from your family or co-workers. Approach with caution and a forced smile.

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