What Do You Fear? Name Your Phobia.

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  1. Steve Christou

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    What do you fear? What gives you the heebie-jeebies? What sends shivers down your spine?

    I have a fear of insects, heights, clowns give me the creeps. When I see a dog I always cross the other side of the road, spiders freak me out.

    Any of these give you chills...

    Cynophobia - Fear of dogs
    Felinophobia- Fear of cats
    Entomophobia- Fear of insects.
    Arachnophobia - Fear of spiders
    Acrophobia- Fear of heights
    Agoraphobia- Fear of open spaces
    Claustrophobia- Fear of confined spaces
    Gymnophobia- Fear of nudity.
    Venustraphobia- Fear of beautiful women.
    Heterophobia- Fear of the opposite sex
    Genophobia- Fear of sex.
    Pedophobia- Fear of children.
    Coulrophobia- Fear of clowns.
    Cyberphobia- Fear of computers or working on a computer[!]
    Brontophobia- Fear of thunder and lightning.
    Hypnophobia- Fear of sleep
    Gerascophobia- Fear of growing old.
    Necrophobia- Fear of death
    Phobophobia- Fear of fear

    Check this link for a comprehensive list of phobias

    http://www.phobialist.com/
     
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    Coulrogenophobia - fear of sex with clowns!

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    Popophobia - fear of having to listen to Tears for Fears forever
     
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    I do my utmost to avoid the company of anything with more than 4 limbs.

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    Silicaphobia - fear of the silica packet thread returning
     
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    Hoplophobia - fear of firearms


    I would have thought that brontophobia would be fear of dinosaurs.
     
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    Quadraphobia - fear of Sting
     
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    Threadaphobia - Fear of threads discussing phobias
     
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    Fotophobia - fear of papparazzi
     
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    Those damn, dirty apes!

    In other words...

    apeophobia
     
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    Frodophobia - Fear of The Lord of the Rings
     
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    Frodophobia, hehe

    But HEY! It was my turn!

    Suitaphobia - fear of lawyers
     
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    PS about Photophobia - apparently veerrry common among Vampires
     
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    Radioteratophobia - Fear of radioactive monsters.

    It's a curse.
     
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    Phallophobia- Fear of an erect penis [​IMG] [looks down] aaargh! It's monstrous!!Keep away! [makes sign of cross] [​IMG]

    Mycrophobia- Fear of small things. Hehehe no worries there [looks down again] eeeek!
    Damn that phallophobia!


    Megalophobia- Fear of large things. Wasn't that phallophobia? eeeek! Help it's loose!

    Walloonphobia- Fear of the Walloons. What the hell is a Walloon?

    Panophobia - Fear of everything. wow! imagine living in a constant state of panic, brrr

     
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    Phlatuphobia - fear of farting
     
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    ACtually, Mark, upto that point, I WAS on for every second shot! [​IMG]

    Anyway

    Retrophobia - fear of sequels
     
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    Inefficientoverratedphobia- This is the fear of inefficient over rated speakers that costs thousands of dollars.
     
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    Defecaloesiophobia- Fear of painful bowels movements

    ow

    Some of those are ridiculous, like this one

    Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia- Fear of long words

    Who is actually afraid of long words, or clouds, or greek words and philosophy?
     

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