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  1. Kilian Metcalf
    October 19, 2014 @ 10:03 pm

    Bears. I’ve been afraid of bears since I was a kid. I had a scary, giant stuffed panda that was bigger than I was. Very scary. My dad used to sing me the song about ‘the bear came over the mountain to see what he could see.’ Innocuous, yes? Not to me. I was sure that bear was going to come over the mountain and get me. I’ve been scared of bears all my life.

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  2. L. E. Carmichael
    October 20, 2014 @ 7:25 am

    I blogged about my irrational fear here:

    http://www.lecarmichael.ca/thank-you-sharknado-for-rekindling-my-childhood-fear-of-pool-sharks/

    It is still my most popular post!

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  3. Kim
    October 20, 2014 @ 9:08 am

    My most irrational fear? I’m not sure it’s irrational, but here it is. When the apocalypse comes (take your pick in what form) I’m afraid I will be too old and feeble to fight.

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    • alicamckennajohnson
      October 27, 2014 @ 7:27 am

      Oh, that is sad and I’m afraid of the same thing. I either want to be ground zero and have it over with quickly OR create my own new world where I am queen!!!

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      • Kilian Metcalf
        October 27, 2014 @ 9:42 am

        Yes, the Teddy bears can stay on the shelf.

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  4. Kilian Metcalf
    October 27, 2014 @ 9:43 am

    I thought of another irrational fear as I was driving home the other day. Bicyclists sharing the road terrify me. I have this awful vision that one of them is going to hit a bump or a stone or something and fall over right in front of me. I’m afraid I won’t be able to stop and that I will run over one of them. I try to move over into another lane if possible, or give them maximum room if not. I wish the city would put more room for the bike lane.

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