This thread is for stories of scary shit that's happened in your life.. sorry if there is already a thread like this. Anyway, here's my story: I once burnt down 5 acres or so of bush and long grass around my house :S That was a bloody terrifying experience.. Me and my buddies were just playing around with lights and burning stuff in a little place amongst long grass. I lit a piece of rope and threw it away without thinking of putting it out. Needless to say, a couple of minutes later there were flames starting behind us.. we took our shirts off and tried bashing them but that just spread them really quick. So we ran back to the house and filled whatever we could up with water.. threw a few drums of water on but it didn't help. After about 5 minutes the flames were raging.. without exaguration they were about 15 feet high, which was pretty damn scary. Might I add, that all this long, dry grass was about.. 30 metres away from my house, and about 20 away from our shed. There was about 5 metres of dirt in front of the shed, and about 7-8 infront of the house. My mates all started to run back to their houses.. so I ran like shit down the back paddocks to the house down there.. and asked to use their phone.. (My house was locked.. I wasn't supposed to be there) I will admit, I was crying at this point.. (Hey, I was like 11-12, this was terrifying) They called the local fire services (one ute with water tanks on the back, lol.). I started running back home along the road.. and on the way my dad drove past in the car.. he just looked at me and shook his head and kept driving. I felt so horrible at that point.. (My mum and sister were away in the city for the weekend on a sort of holiday thing) Later that night when everything was sorted out, me and my dad went for a walk around the property to see the damage.. the flames had gone UNDER one of the bush bashers (Wreck cars... just used for thrashing around the paddocks and running into bushes etc). Didn't blow it up or anything though somehow My dad sat me down on the front verandah and gave me a beer. He was really cool about it all, but he was telling me how much shit I'd be in from my mum, lol. Needless to say, when my mum came home, I was grounded for 6 months. (I have NEVER been grounded in my life.. my parents didn't really believe in grounding.. but this seemed to warrant it, lol). So that's my story, that turned out to be quite long, lol. Was the scariest thing that's ever happened to me in my life.