1. Guest,
    If you need help getting to know Xenforo, please see our guide here. If you have feedback or questions, please post those here.
    Dismiss Notice

What Do You Fear? Name Your Phobia.

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Steve Christou, Sep 29, 2003.

  1. Steve Christou

    Steve Christou Long Member

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2000
    Messages:
    15,253
    Likes Received:
    258
    Location:
    London, England
    Real Name:
    Steve Christou
    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/
     
  2. brentl

    brentl Screenwriter

    Joined:
    May 7, 1999
    Messages:
    2,922
    Likes Received:
    1
    Coulrogenophobia - fear of sex with clowns!

    Brent
     
  3. John Watson

    John Watson Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2002
    Messages:
    1,937
    Likes Received:
    0
    Popophobia - fear of having to listen to Tears for Fears forever
     
  4. Holadem

    Holadem Lead Actor

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2000
    Messages:
    8,972
    Likes Received:
    0
    I do my utmost to avoid the company of anything with more than 4 limbs.

    --
    H
     
  5. John Watson

    John Watson Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2002
    Messages:
    1,937
    Likes Received:
    0
    Silicaphobia - fear of the silica packet thread returning
     
  6. Dennis Nicholls

    Dennis Nicholls Lead Actor

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 1998
    Messages:
    8,554
    Likes Received:
    245
    Location:
    Boise, ID
    Real Name:
    Dennis
    Hoplophobia - fear of firearms


    I would have thought that brontophobia would be fear of dinosaurs.
     
  7. John Watson

    John Watson Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2002
    Messages:
    1,937
    Likes Received:
    0
    Quadraphobia - fear of Sting
     
  8. MarkHastings

    MarkHastings Executive Producer

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2003
    Messages:
    12,013
    Likes Received:
    0
    Threadaphobia - Fear of threads discussing phobias
     
  9. John Watson

    John Watson Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2002
    Messages:
    1,937
    Likes Received:
    0
    Fotophobia - fear of papparazzi
     
  10. Magnus T

    Magnus T Supporting Actor

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2003
    Messages:
    683
    Likes Received:
    0
    Those damn, dirty apes!

    In other words...

    apeophobia
     
  11. MarkHastings

    MarkHastings Executive Producer

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2003
    Messages:
    12,013
    Likes Received:
    0
    Frodophobia - Fear of The Lord of the Rings
     
  12. John Watson

    John Watson Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2002
    Messages:
    1,937
    Likes Received:
    0
    Frodophobia, hehe

    But HEY! It was my turn!

    Suitaphobia - fear of lawyers
     
  13. John Watson

    John Watson Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2002
    Messages:
    1,937
    Likes Received:
    0
    PS about Photophobia - apparently veerrry common among Vampires
     
  14. BrianW

    BrianW Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 1999
    Messages:
    2,562
    Likes Received:
    28
    Real Name:
    Brian
    Radioteratophobia - Fear of radioactive monsters.

    It's a curse.
     
  15. Steve Christou

    Steve Christou Long Member

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2000
    Messages:
    15,253
    Likes Received:
    258
    Location:
    London, England
    Real Name:
    Steve Christou
    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

     
  16. John Watson

    John Watson Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2002
    Messages:
    1,937
    Likes Received:
    0
    Phlatuphobia - fear of farting
     
  17. MarkHastings

    MarkHastings Executive Producer

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2003
    Messages:
    12,013
    Likes Received:
    0
     
  18. John Watson

    John Watson Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2002
    Messages:
    1,937
    Likes Received:
    0
    ACtually, Mark, upto that point, I WAS on for every second shot! [​IMG]

    Anyway

    Retrophobia - fear of sequels
     
  19. Paul M.Kuziel

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2003
    Messages:
    41
    Likes Received:
    0
    Inefficientoverratedphobia- This is the fear of inefficient over rated speakers that costs thousands of dollars.
     
  20. Steve_Tk

    Steve_Tk Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2002
    Messages:
    2,833
    Likes Received:
    0
    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?
     

Share This Page