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What Do You Fear? Name Your Phobia.


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#1 of 71 OFFLINE   Steve Christou

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Posted September 29 2003 - 12:42 AM

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/

Dave hören... auf, wille stoppen sie Dave... stoppen sie Dave... Mein gehirn geht... Ich bin gefühl es... Ich bin gefühl es... Ich bin ängstlich Dave... Guter Nachmittag. Ich bin ein HAL 9000 computer. Ich wurde funktionsfähig am HAL-Betrieb in Urbana, Illinois auf January 12 1992.


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#2 of 71 OFFLINE   brentl

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Posted September 29 2003 - 01:13 AM

Coulrogenophobia - fear of sex with clowns!

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#3 of 71 OFFLINE   John Watson

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Posted September 29 2003 - 01:33 AM

Popophobia - fear of having to listen to Tears for Fears forever

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Posted September 29 2003 - 02:40 AM

I do my utmost to avoid the company of anything with more than 4 limbs.

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#5 of 71 OFFLINE   John Watson

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Posted September 29 2003 - 02:55 AM

Silicaphobia - fear of the silica packet thread returning

#6 of 71 ONLINE   Dennis Nicholls

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Posted September 29 2003 - 02:57 AM

Hoplophobia - fear of firearms


I would have thought that brontophobia would be fear of dinosaurs.
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#7 of 71 OFFLINE   John Watson

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Posted September 29 2003 - 03:02 AM

Quadraphobia - fear of Sting

#8 of 71 OFFLINE   MarkHastings

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Posted September 29 2003 - 03:12 AM

Threadaphobia - Fear of threads discussing phobias

#9 of 71 OFFLINE   John Watson

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Posted September 29 2003 - 03:23 AM

Fotophobia - fear of papparazzi

#10 of 71 OFFLINE   Magnus T

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Posted September 29 2003 - 03:51 AM

Those damn, dirty apes!

In other words...

apeophobia
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#11 of 71 OFFLINE   MarkHastings

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Posted September 29 2003 - 03:52 AM

Frodophobia - Fear of The Lord of the Rings

#12 of 71 OFFLINE   John Watson

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Posted September 29 2003 - 04:32 AM

Frodophobia, hehe

But HEY! It was my turn!

Suitaphobia - fear of lawyers

#13 of 71 OFFLINE   John Watson

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Posted September 29 2003 - 04:35 AM

PS about Photophobia - apparently veerrry common among Vampires

#14 of 71 OFFLINE   BrianW

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Posted September 29 2003 - 04:59 AM

Radioteratophobia - Fear of radioactive monsters.

It's a curse.
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#15 of 71 OFFLINE   Steve Christou

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Posted September 29 2003 - 05:07 AM

Phallophobia- Fear of an erect penis Posted Image [looks down] aaargh! It's monstrous!!Keep away! [makes sign of cross] Posted Image

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

Quote:
Those damn, dirty apes!


Sticks and stones....

Dave hören... auf, wille stoppen sie Dave... stoppen sie Dave... Mein gehirn geht... Ich bin gefühl es... Ich bin gefühl es... Ich bin ängstlich Dave... Guter Nachmittag. Ich bin ein HAL 9000 computer. Ich wurde funktionsfähig am HAL-Betrieb in Urbana, Illinois auf January 12 1992.


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#16 of 71 OFFLINE   John Watson

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Posted September 29 2003 - 05:26 AM

Phlatuphobia - fear of farting

#17 of 71 OFFLINE   MarkHastings

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Posted September 29 2003 - 05:27 AM

Quote:
HEY! It was my turn!
Sound like you have Roundaphobia - Fear of losing ones turn (a.k.a BackToYouaPhobia) Posted Image


p.s. And don't confuse the fear of The Lord of the Rings with:
Flatlyophobia - Fear of The Lord of the Dance

#18 of 71 OFFLINE   John Watson

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Posted September 29 2003 - 06:12 AM

ACtually, Mark, upto that point, I WAS on for every second shot! Posted Image

Anyway

Retrophobia - fear of sequels

#19 of 71 OFFLINE   Paul M.Kuziel

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Posted September 29 2003 - 07:16 AM

Inefficientoverratedphobia- This is the fear of inefficient over rated speakers that costs thousands of dollars.
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#20 of 71 OFFLINE   Steve_Tk

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Posted September 29 2003 - 07:27 AM

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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