creepypastas have a special place in my heart. i donít actually like any of them anymore since they take me back to middle school and that was a dark time. naturally i graduated to nosleep at some point.
i have a list of nosleep stories that i really like, i used to frequent the place way back when.
thereís a few that are pretty popular, like penpal and borrasca. i enjoyed both, personally.
one of my favorites is the spire in the woods, which isnít framed like reddit posts but rather like an actual story. thereís also this one series about this guy that keeps finding staircases in the woods, i think the series is informally called search and rescue woods? but yeah that one is super cool and one of the best premises iíve seen for a horror mystery series. the infected town series was also pretty cool but it got way out of hand and eventually just became too tedious to follow.
the lily madwhip series is good in its own right, even if itís cheesy. one of the few original ideas on there that isnít super edgy. i feel like most of the good nosleep posts are the ones that donít fit the intended format where everyoneís supposed to play along. there are exceptions to this, though. i gotta find that list i made because it was pretty extensive.
also i gotta agree with milkshake, the goatman greentext series was really awesome and i really like the way that story was told. itís a good format that seems like it would be a joke but it was executed really well. there was a weird realism to the way it was told that i canít explain. in general /x/ is a trashfire but it does spawn some interesting content from time to time.
yes i spent my entire junior and senior years of high school reading nosleep and iím sad that it went downhill after becoming really popular. that probably sounds pretentious. but it was so much easier to wade through the terrible shit to find the good stuff(thereís always been terrible shit on there).
i have a massive amount of knowledge on internet horror stories and ARGs. yes, finally my useless collection of spoopy internet tales will be useful.