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Tuesday, April 02, 2019

'I Encountered a Redcap Goblin'

I found something interesting today...never heard of this before:

Hey everyone, first time poster here. I've always been a firm believer in the paranormal and have had my fair share of strange occurrences/encounters. I'm quite curious to know if anyone has had a similar experience to mine.

Before I begin, If you're unfamiliar with Redcaps - they're a type of malevolent fae/goblin found in English folklore. I was a bit startled to discover this artists depiction looks disturbingly similar to what I'd seen, except the head was significantly larger than the body in my case. Also, it wasn't wielding a weapon from memory.

This was a very early childhood memory. I can't recall my exact age at the time, but I'd estimate that I was around 5-7 years old. Unfortunately I can only recount a small/specific point in the story, but nonetheless this is what happened. I was in my parents bedroom, crying in fear, as I witnessed what appeared to be a very short, malicious looking, fair skinned "goblin", wearing a pointed red cap. It simply stood on the end of the bed, laughing maniacally at me. My mother was trying to calm me down and had no idea why I was so hysterical, since she couldn't see or hear anything. So seemingly, only I was able to see this entity. That's all I can remember, sadly. I have absolutely no recollection of what happened after that and never saw this being again. Does anyone have thoughts or insight on what they believe I may have witnessed? - zanvyn


Grey Encounter After UFO Sighting

“I have a friend who seen a UFO. Her and her mother saw it. They lived on a farm in New Columbia, Pennsylvania. My friend said she went in the house after she saw the UFO. She went into her bedroom and sat on the bed when two aliens (small grey with big heads and black eyes) came into her room. After that she said she doesn’t remember anything. She blacked out. She won't go to a hypnotist because she doesn’t want to remember anything that happen after she blacked out.” - kay Grabell


Alien Driving Car?

I saw an entity in a car once back in 1969. This entity had a light bulb shaped head. I was nine at the time and didn't know much about bulb headed aliens. He was in a Mini Minor and he was driving along our street quite slowly. I remember looking at it as he passed by and thinking his head was too big and was touching the roof inside the car. It was only a passing moment but I've never forgotten it. I probably saw someone in a costume, but I'm not totally sure.” - jacqui webb

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