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Creepiest thing in the playground

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SuperGinger · 09/09/2022 22:08

We went out to dinner near Exmouth Market this evening, when we went back to the car around 9.10pm we walked past a locked playground, inside, alone was a child aged about 7 on a swing all dressed in white, giggling and saying "Higher! Higher!" AiBU completely unreasonable to find this freaky. It was so odd, I didn't know if stop to ask her if she was OK. DD also thought it strange, DH and DS didn't notice her.

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Am I being unreasonable?

AIBU

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Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr · 09/09/2022 22:12

Nice try.

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PonyPatter44 · 09/09/2022 22:13

I thought it was a question - I was going to say Jimmy Savile.

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pilates · 09/09/2022 22:13

Are you sure there wasnโ€™t an adult with her? If not, why didnโ€™t you go and check she was ok?

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NuffSaidSam · 09/09/2022 22:16

Sounds perfectly normal to me. I frequently see small children dressed all in white playing on the swings after dark. I think white is a poor choice but it's not for me to judge other parents.

The dad who holds his head under his arm though...he creeps me out. I mean sure he can hold it up and look behind him etc. but it's a bit performance parenting if you ask me. Just keep it on your neck like everyone else!

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thefirstmrsrochester · 09/09/2022 22:17

๐Ÿ™„

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Johnnysgirl · 09/09/2022 22:19

Is this one of those tedious "if you know, you know" things?
What exactly is the point?

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FatAgainItsLettuceTime · 09/09/2022 22:21

If this was true then you've just left a 7yr old alone at night in a playground without checking they're ok. I'm not sure anyone would actually do that and I'm fairly sure if they did they wouldn't admit it.

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Hymnulop · 09/09/2022 22:24

Ok hun

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sparepantsandtoothbrush · 09/09/2022 22:26

Yes I'm sure you left a small child in a locked playground in the dark on their own

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YesIReallyDoLikeRootBeer · 09/09/2022 22:37

sparepantsandtoothbrush · 09/09/2022 22:26

Yes I'm sure you left a small child in a locked playground in the dark on their own

But they weren't alone. They were saying "higher, higher" so obviously someone (something) invisible was with them pushing ๐Ÿ˜‰

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JaneJeffer · 09/09/2022 22:42

PonyPatter44 · 09/09/2022 22:13

I thought it was a question - I was going to say Jimmy Savile.

Grin
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RequiemForAcat · 09/09/2022 22:44

Was there someone singing โ€œdo you wanna be in my gangโ€ anywhere ?

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tillytoodles1 · 09/09/2022 22:46

So you didn't think to shout through the railings to ask if she was OK?

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RaRaRaspoutine · 09/09/2022 22:50

Ah yes the famous exmouth consumptive child swing ghost.

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ReginaPerrin · 09/09/2022 22:52

Perhaps sheโ€™d been watching Play Your Cards Right.

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Cudz · 09/09/2022 22:54

Goodnight everyone @SuperGinger is reading us all a bedtime story.....

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BSintolerant · 09/09/2022 22:56

How long will it be before we get a deletion message saying this ghostly thread is not in the spirit? ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Heavymetaldetector · 09/09/2022 22:56

I still wanna know what happens next

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JaneJeffer · 09/09/2022 22:57

BSintolerant · 09/09/2022 22:56

How long will it be before we get a deletion message saying this ghostly thread is not in the spirit? ๐Ÿ˜‰

๐Ÿ‘

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Daisybuttercup12345 · 09/09/2022 23:26

OK then .....

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Hillrunning · 09/09/2022 23:32

Ever noticed that ghosts are always from way back? Why don't we see any in ugg boots and rara skirts, holding a flip phone?

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Hillrunning · 09/09/2022 23:32

Ever noticed that ghosts are always from way back? Why don't we see any in ugg boots and rara skirts, holding a flip phone?

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JaneJeffer · 09/09/2022 23:34

Spooky double post Shock

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Marvellousmadness · 09/09/2022 23:35

Sure......

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RobertaFirmino · 10/09/2022 00:21

Oh my goodness, was this Spa Fields by any chance? You might have seen Countess Demelza! She was the daughter of Count Heinrich von Balonz, a distant relative of Queen Mary. She died of consumption in the Twenties and her ghost is said to regularly appear in the playground.

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