The scariest thing about fear is how it can manifest itself. After you've seen a scary movie or TV show, went to a haunted house, had someone jump out at you from behind a corner, or walked down a dark street alone, the fear, and your fight-or-flight reactions, kick in. For some it feels physical—instant panic, maniacal crying, sweating and faint limbs. For others it's mental—looping thoughts of the image, the inability to dislodge the horror from one's skull and the knowledge that it may never leave.
So, what truly scares you? It's a question that came up in a Complex Pop Culture Official Meeting™, so here's just a few of the things that truly did (and possibly still do) scare the shit out of us.