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November 5th, 2000

A Vietnamese Ghost Story

When I was in Vietnam a couple of years back, I had one of the more bizarre experiences of my life. One night I awoke to someone shaking me. My eyes were hazy and all I saw was an outline of a man, about my height. He was pointing upstairs, where the closest bathroom was. At that point, I felt pains in my stomach and realized I needed to use the facilities. I started to head out of my bedroom when the figure motioned for me to take TP with me (I kept it in my room and brought it with me as needed). I grabbed the TP and headed upstairs as the figure stayed near the door to my bedroom.

As I was upstairs in the bathroom I thought to myself, “Who the hell was that?” I had initially thought it was one of Huyen’s older cousins that we were staying with, but I realized that not only was it 3 in the morning, but that the bedroom was locked from the inside and I remembered having to unlock it when I left the room. I was mildly shook up and a bit confused, but passed it off as a bizarre hallucination brought on by my stomach cramps.

The next day I mentioned it to the family, and they all thought that it was “Grandpa’s ghost” coming to help me (the Vietnamese place a lot of importance on ancestor worship, no matter their religion). I wonder… -ram

Posted in Just Plain Odd

FROM: Matt
DATE: Sunday November 5, 2000 -- 3:16:43PM
Thats Rad

FROM: nguyenngocbangchau
DATE: Thursday July 12, 2001 -- 4:29:50AM
Can you send to me ghost story everyday

FROM: Skidz
DATE: Thursday July 12, 2001 -- 8:37:16AM
Me too!

FROM: Khanh Vi
DATE: Tuesday October 2, 2001 -- 9:06:28PM
Pls send to me a ghost story everyday

FROM: Robert
DATE: Tuesday October 2, 2001 -- 9:17:37PM
Pls send me your money

FROM: joe ching
DATE: Monday March 10, 2003 -- 2:53:12 pm
"what the."

FROM: Krusty
DATE: Wednesday February 11, 2004 -- 4:06:05 pm
Anyone have any GOOD sleep walking or talking stories? I need something juicy but appropriate to share with my english class. E-mail me.

FROM: Cody
DATE: Thursday April 29, 2004 -- 5:00:16 pm
That is freaky deaky! Awesome story man! Dude, that was of the wall! I wish I could have a sweet story like that! :)

FROM: Thao
DATE: Friday May 7, 2004 -- 2:54:35 pm
Do you have any better stories? Man, that story suck

DATE: Saturday January 1, 2005 -- 2:55:30 pm

DATE: Sunday November 27, 2005 -- 7:07:07 am
i once had a freaky sleepwalk,
my parents told me the morning after that i got out of my bed,
walked downstairs,
opened the bin and took a leak in it,
closed it,
my mum asked me what in the world i was doing and i said
"i put fuel in the machine to regenerate the space ship!"
freaky or what!

natasha September 21, 2006, 7:07 pm

That was pretty freaky. Something similar happened to me to just like that except for the TP and the bathroom thing. But yah don’t you hate it when that happens. JK.

Jeffrey Thomas December 30, 2011, 12:25 pm

How weird! My wife is Vietnamese, and had a similar experience of a ghost waking her up (she swears) to find she very badly needed to use the toilet…though this occurred in our home in Massachusetts (where she and I and other family members had numerous ghostly experiences).

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