Category: urban legend

Using a cell phone at a gas station can cause a fire or explosion is a common urban legend, and has never happened anywhere in the world. Experts believe it to be impossible as no-one has been able to successfully create a fire or explosion by using a cell phone while fueling a car.

Charlie No-Face or the Green Man was an urban legend about a monster who walked along the side of a highway at night in Pennsylvania. In reality, he was a man named Raymond Robinson, and he went out at night so that his face, disfigured in a childhood accident, wouldn’t scare people.

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The Grifter is an Internet an urban legend about a mysterious
video clip allegedly containing footage that is so disturbing to the
viewer it will traumatize the person. On August 10th, 2009, 4chan user
the_solipist posted a thread on /x/ (paranormal) board describing a
video clip that was so disturbing, it would cause viewers to experience
nausea, nightmares and could make them commit suicide. In the thread,
the_solipist shared several dark screen captures of an infant he claimed
were taken from the video.

The content shows the human
sacrifice of small babies and images of satanic ritual abuse. In some
cases, people have attempted to make a copy of the film, but have
failed.It has been said that the video was recorded in the 1930s and
portrays a collection of strange pictures and sounds. In one part of the
movie, the words “Your race is the one that is dying” appears while a
picture of a plant rotting is seen. The footage displays close up shots
of corpses and people who have been possessed by demons. It has been
described as the most disturbing video available on the Internet. (Source)

Ron Clements, co-director of Aladdin, confirmed the fan theory that the merchant at the beginning of the film is actually Genie. “[we] had that at the end of the movie, where he would reveal himself to be the Genie… [through] editing, we lost the reveal at the end. So, that’s an urban legend that actually is true.”

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