October 8, 2012

Goosebumps You Know You’re Obsessed When

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Goosebumps_tvYou know you’re obsessed with Goosebumps when. . . 

You don’t even have to open a Goosebumps book to know that it’s going to be scary. The cover of You Can’t Scare Me creeps me out so much I don’t want to read it! You can expect a twist and turn on every page of a Goosebumps book, but if you are a real Goosebumps fan, there are certain tell-tale signs that you share with other people who live and breathe the horror-filled world of Goosebumps.

You know you’re a truly obsessed fan of Goosebumps when . . .

  • you won’t buy a Halloween mask because you are afraid it won’t come off once you put it on.
  • if anything strange happens during play rehearsal, you automatically blame it on the new boy in town.
  • vacation to Egypt is totally out of the question; no way you’re going ANYWHERE near mummies!
  • on the full moon, you look for signs that your new friend might be a werewolf.
  • you won’t go near dummies or dolls because you’re afraid they’ll come to life!!!
  • it seems quite possible that your boarding school is hiding aliens.
  • you are SURE the plants in the backyard are talking to you.
  • you know better than to mess with a cuckoo clock.
  • the words “Yohhhhhhh Spirits!” send shivers up your spine.

So, are you obsessed with Goosebumps? Tell us how you recognize another Goosebumps fan in the Comments below!!!

—Elysse, STACKS Writer

  1. b

    some of that is true okay all i know i’m a true fan i have been reading goosebumps since i was 6 i’m 12 you do the math

  2. alia<3

    I always check all my dolls before i sleep.yeah,its wierd but hey im not taking any Slappy relative chances.

  3. phoenixred14

    i am 12 and i normally like stuff like the hunger games and all that, (ive read the whole goosebumps series seven times) and i love creepy stuff but they need to make new ones…. anyway i’ll start reading his other creepy books!

  4. Krista

    When I was like 10 I read Goosebumps and I don’t mean to be rude but I’m 12 now and they’re kinda boring… Just speaking the truth… Steven King is the best I think and when kids get old enough to read his books they’ll see my point…

  5. matt

    -when my teacher tells me to read something else
    -when i forget to do my homework
    -and when i read in the dark with only a flash light

  6. Marisa

    I’m obsessed with goosebumps, because I assure people I’m not afraid.
    2. When I insist other people should read Goosebumps.
    3. I check the clock and see that it’s ten o’clock and I’m still reading Goosebumps.

  7. midnightartemis2

    I’m not a Goosebumps fan because i’m a huge scaredy-cat and would get to afraid to read them, but they sound good. Seriously, I’m afraid of spiders, whales, and hardware stores.

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