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Lessons To Be Learned From Horror Films

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You can't run from death.

Try as you may, you can't cheat death. Because, death always has the last word.
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Curses are meant to be taken, serious.

Stealing from pirates, and failing to save them during a storm? You're cursed!

Bitten by a werewolf? You're cursed!

Get the idea?
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Hire a professional.

In dealing with ghosts, monsters, and what not, don't take things into your own hands.

Hire someone who has experience, in dealing with them.

Also, if you're going to build houses, don't built them on top of sacred burial grounds. Or relocate graves.
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Cujo (1983)
Sure, it looks harmless....

Any animal, dog or cat can go from best friend, to killer in a second.
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Keep the Holiday spirit.

Or you will be visited, by Krampus. Especially if you have been naughty!
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People who added this item 1714 Average listal rating (1076 ratings) 5.1 IMDB Rating 0
If you think it's over, it isn't.

The past will come to haunt you, no matter what.
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Love comes in many shapes and forms.

Just like water.
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The Church (1989)
Don't build it there.

Don't build anything, on top of a graveyard or the gates of Hell.
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Don't make a pact with The Devil.

Unless you want unfathomable powers.
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Listen to children.

If kids say they have a creepy imaginary friend who is threatening the family, move out of the house and fork over all your money for extensive psychotherapy.

Kids have pretty good instincts in horror films so please listen when they are complaining about a lady hiding in their closet, floating in the pool, or dead people roaming the halls.

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People who added this item 505 Average listal rating (333 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 5.6
The Hitcher (2007)
Don't pick up, Hitchhikers.

This one is pretty simple and right up there on the top things never to do, ever. Never let a hitchhiker around your vehicle, into your vehicle, and above all else, please don’t let him stay with you in you house because who knows what he will do.

If they give you a sob story about their life hardships and good intentions, do not give in and move on.
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The Ritual (2017)
Don't go into the woods.

Seriously don't. You won't make it out alive.
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Psycho (1998)
Don't shower.

Another big takeaway from horror films is that practicing good hygiene is how you end up dead. Do not shower. You don’t know who could be waiting in the shower, or waiting for you to get out.

As a matter of fact, don’t even go into the bathroom. Don’t wash your face and look into the mirror because there will probably be someone standing right behind you.

Bathrooms are bad.
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Double tap the monster/demon/ghosts.

If you are ever in a haunted situation, overkill is never a bad thing. And please once you kill it, do not walk over and stand right over the body to see if it is dead, because chances are, it’s not.

And that’s when it grabs your leg and your game is over.
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Don't open it!

All of hell could rain down on you! That’s what could happen.
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Never Solve a Haunted Puzzle

If you come across an old, sketchy board game, leather bound book, or other strange ritualistic device don’t solve it. Don’t even touch it.

Why on earth would you even want to unlock whatever could be, and probably is, trapped inside puzzle. This is especially true if one of your friends jokingly says, “What’s the worst that could happen?”
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Live by the prank, die by the prank.

Some times, even the best prank can back fire.

"And don't anyone say "April Fool's" again or I'll rip them apart!"
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Be nice.

You know, just in case.

If at first, you don't succeed.....

Try, try again. Or die trying.
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Don't go into the backwoods.

Or at least, be prepared if you do.
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Face your fears.

Only when you confront them, you will conquer them.
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Don't make a bargain.

The wrong voices, will listen.
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Don't mess with things.

Seriously, don't.
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Just keep on driving....

Don't go into, the spooky old house/building....

Also, be young and loose and free, and travel in a van into the lawless Southern wilds, and this is what will happen to you.

Living without a license, or a care in the world, and you die.
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People who added this item 136 Average listal rating (88 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 0
Dummies are scary as hell.

Also, your inner most demons, may get the best of you.
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Don't go down there.

Seriously, don't.
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Back roads are dangerous.

Ask the yuppies, who died in the beginning of the film. Oh wait a minute, you can't.

They're dead.
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Corporations are evil.

And people, will do anything to get ahead.
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Don't trust big corporations

They never have your best interest, in mind.

Also, when dealing with big problems, you better have a plan.
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It doesn't necessarily, have to have a form.

Just the unknown itself, is scary enough.
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Hire professionals​.

When dealing with ghosts, it's best to hire those who have had prior experiences with ghosts, and other entities.

Also, ghosts and demons can haunt and possess places. Not just people.
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Anyone is capable, of doing horrible things.

No one is immune, as far as violence is concerned.
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Fear is a contagion.

One that has no known cure, and is susceptible to anyone.
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The Happening (2008)
Nature will fight back.

Eventually, the planet will get tired, of how we are treating it.

And the results, won't be pretty.
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Don't stick around.

If ghosts, are haunting your house, don't stay. Leave, if you have the opportunity to do so.

Also, hire professionals to deal with the problem.
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Evil comes in all sizes.

Even in creepy doll form.
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Power should be used sparingly.

If you have magically abilities, be careful how you use them. It may come back to get you, in the end.

"Do unto others as you would have them do unto you".

Also, be mindful of who you keep company with. They may not always, have your best interests in mind.
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Pranks can kill.

Go ahead, laugh play practical jokes. Just remember: Someone in the end always gets the last laugh.
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Don't make a deal, your not prepared to except the consequences of.

Especially, for success and fame. Especially, with the devil.
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Wish Upon (2017)
Wish granted.

Go ahead, make a wish. It will be the last one, you'll ever make.
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Don't open that box.

Seriously, don't.
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People who added this item 127 Average listal rating (81 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.2
Street Trash (1987)
"Here's to alcohol. the cause and solution, of every problem."

In this case, the former rather then the later.
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Toxic waste dumping.

It turns people into punked out mutants. Apparently.
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Don't go there.

Even if you hear, a distress call.

Also, no good has ever come with playing God.
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Hell is other people.

Even the most pious person, is capable of doing really shitty, fucked up things.
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Technology will kill us all.

It will, just give it time.
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Violence and revenge, is not always the answer.

Granted, the villains in this movie did horrible things, but however did killing them in the end, make the parents on the same level as the killers?
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Kids are creepy.

Especially, a whole village of them.
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Be nice to nerds.

Especially, if they become super heroes, because of toxic waste.
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Don't bring home stray animals.

Especially, if they are deadly killer super weapons.
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Evil comes in many shapes and forms.

Especially, gooey, green, super satanic liquid.
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