posted on Feb, 2 2014 @ 07:51 PM
Hey there dear ATS! As I sit here at my night shift, scrolling through ATS as I don't have anything to do at the moment, I began to think about some
of my ghost experiences that have occurred through the years. Just as I sit here alone in my corner, and I know there is complete darkness around my
workplace, well, I get some goosebumps when thinking about the experiences.
I don't know where to start the story, but I will try to do as best as I can! I'll try to do it as short as I can. Let's start:
The factory: In our town where we live, we got this old furniture factory, that once had a little success. It has been closed for 50 years, and
is around 100 years old. Now, I'm not at all proud of what I'm about to tell, but as we were kids at the time, we always went up to the factory at
night, just because it had this eerie feeling. This is my not so proud moments of life - we then one day (daytime) went to the factory, me and 4 other
friends. We were around 13 years or so, and unfortunately we broke into the abandoned factory, which has not been going for 50 years. As we got into
the factory, we would soon realize the eerie feeling we had when we where outside the factory, was very much enhanced when we got in. I can't
describe the eerie feeling I'm talking about, but none of us wanted to stay there for too long. But we all ran around in our adrenaline rush, and we
went to every room there was in the factory.
Now, keep in mind that we did not "break" into the factory because we wanted to steal anything, we only did this, because you know, kids. The only
interesting things we found was old old news papers, which was turned all yellow. That was pretty interesting. We didn't break anything, and we got
into the factory through a little window, where the panels had turned rotten, so it was very easy to get in.The following weeks, we saw how the
factory was beginning to get smashed by the bigger kids (they knew the place too).
The following years: We were now all around 14-15ish and the factory was used in the weekends as a "party" place where the youth could drink
without their parents knowing (me included). Most of the teenagers in our town (the population is 6000) knew about the place. I HATED to be at the
factory, and I felt as if I was being looked at all the time. Now, I don't know what to believe about the paranormal, but I have always been open
minded, but never really seen/felt anything. But people began to talk about that they didn't feel comfortable when they where on the factory, and
that they felt others was sitting around watching. When I heard that I thought "YES, not only me, awesome!"
My experiences: I do not know when it really began to happen, but I remember that one day me and 2 other friends were at my dads house, alone
home. We were in my room chilling, and suddenly we heard the main door open and after closing. After that the other doors in the house either opened
or closed (Maybe because of wind draft). I looked at my friends, telling that my father was home earlier than expected, as I had locked the main door.
(only me and my dad have keys to the door) I then went out to greet him, but no one was there. My friends where pretty freaked out, including myself
of-course. I then went to the main door, and it was still locked... I asked my friends to stay they night over, as I feared that someone might have a
key to the house... (when I ask my skeptic friend this day,who was there with us, he still wonders what it could be. He is not open-minded at all, and
hates all paranormal talk)
The next experience happened when me and my friend was in my room (again we were alone home), I was listening to a music video with earphones, and
suddenly I heard footsteps coming from my fathers living room, going through the kitchen, and into my room... then it just stopped. I instantly looked
over to my friend who was clearly freaked out by the experience, so we grabbed what-ever "weaponish" thing we could find, and after that we went to
every room in my dads house. But no one was there, and when we realized that we just heard someone walk into my room, we couldn't stop talking about
it. Now, I had earphones, listening to music, and I could still hear the heavy footprints. And I'm pretty sure that the "person" didn't wear any
shoes, because you could hear how the feet's were sticky when walking.
I remember that from this moment, I didn't experience that much for a long time. I was even wondering if a homeless person might had a key to our
Then when I was around 17 years old, I would begin to notice strange things happen. I felt a male presence in our house, which really hated me. Every
night 11 o'clock there were scratching/tapping noises in the upper corner of my room. It went on for weeks, but not in the weekends, which was pretty
weird. I thought that it could be a rat or some animal.
After that, it all began to get heavy around me. When ever I was alone home, I began to hear doors open/close in my dads house. I heard things falling
in the kitchen when I was sitting on my computer, and when I went out in the kitchen, I found nothing. Everything was as it always would be. I have
always loved to be alone home, but at that moment, I hated it more than anything. As soon as my dad was home, there was nothing. I told it all to him
what was happening at home, asking if he ever heard anything. He was open minded, but no he didn't hear anything..
It then began to happen even when my dad was home, but he was always sleeping when the things happened.
Luckily my friends heard weird noises when they were at the bathroom. I didn't tell about the things happening at my home, because you know, my
friends is not that much into the paranormal, and I was afraid they would see my as weird.
It all came in waves, some weeks I heard nothing, other weeks it was every day. I could not find any reasonable way why this was happening. I always
tried to remain skeptical, but I just couldn't anymore.. I remember the week where it was about to stop. But that week was very active. I heard my
name being called through the house as my dads voice, I went out of my room asking what was wrong, only to find that the house was complete dark, only
me in the house. I could not sleep that night. The day after, just when I was about to fell asleep, I heard this heavy breathing just beside me. That
was the worst experience for me.. That week was a nightmare for me, and my grandpa just passed away that very same week.. I was a wreck at that
moment. Then one day when I woke up, I felt that something was lifted off my shoulders. After that day, I have not experienced anything paranormal. I
was btw 18 when it all stopped. I was happy!
Then one day I drove around in the town, and checked the factory where all crazy things had happened, I saw that they had closed the factory off from
public, as it was way too destroyed. And then I thought to myself "What if it was the person who once owned the factory, that had haunted me all
along??". I don't know anything about the paranormal, but for some reason I think that "he" would have haunted me, because I was the first person
who entered the factory, plus I was the only person who was living fairly close to the factory. It still gives me goosebumps, but I'm glad its over,
and I hope that the owner has finally found peace.