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So, there is this series of videos released on youtube called Marble Hornets, an ARG(alternate reality game) that is playing off of a fictional legend called "Slender Man" which was created by a Somethingawful forums member. Basically, Slender Man's appearance is a bald, tall, lanky man in a suit, sometimes having some sort of tentacles or branch-looking appendages sprouting out. Here are the first "sightings" of Slender Man:
"we didn't want to go, we didn't want to kill them, but its persistent silence and outstretched arms horrified and comforted us at the same time..."
1983, photographer unknown, presumed dead.One of two recovered photographs from the Stirling City Library blaze. Notable for being taken the day which fourteen children vanished and for what is referred to as "The Slender Man". Deformities cited as film defects by officials. Fire at library occurred one week later. Actual photograph confiscated as evidence.
1986, photographer: Mary Thomas, missing since June 13th, 1986.
Basically, the story behind this is that two guys, Alex and Jay, were working on a movie called "Marble Hornets", but as the shooting progressed, Alex was getting increasingly paranoid and his personality worsened to the point of just yelling at the actors/actresses. Eventually, Alex gives all of the footage shot for Marble Hornets to Jay, telling him to "never show it to him(Alex) again", and shortly after moves away to an unknown location. From that point, Jay(under the Youtube SN "MarbleHornets") has been posting up videos of strange things he found in the footages given to him, as well as footage of himself attempting to investigate exactly what was wrong with Alex, etc. You'll soon find out that some of these footages have things like distorted sound and video cutting that make things a bit more mysterious and eerie.
A lot of these have been genuinely creepy and well done, and are well worth watching through. To add to the creepiness, another mysterious user with the SN "totheark" started posting video responses to some of the video entries by Jay, that have mysterious codes and audio that was previously distorted in some of Jay's entries.
Here is the entire Marble Hornets series up to this point, which is still ongoing.Entry 1Entry 2Entry 3Entry 4Entry 5Entry 6Entry 7Entry 8Entry 9Entry 10Entry 11Entry 12Entry 13Entry 14Entry 15Entry 16Entry 17Entry 18Entry 19Entry 19.5Entry 20Entry 21Entry 22Entry 23Entry 24
Jay also has a twitter which contains updates of his life and videos, which these days seem to be pretty rough as he's getting more and more paranoid and delusional.http://twitter.com/marblehornets
Here are the video responses uploaded by totheark. *Forgive me for getting kinda lazy from this point on*
Regards (Response to Entry 9)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmqDPBu1UaM
Operator (Response to Entry 10) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVtGwViUILk
Deluge (Response to Entry 11) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dm3CjL6vS18
Impurity (Response to Entry 12http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxPDaFeUzT0
Exit (Response to Entry 13) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hn42IHeear4
Program (Response to Entry 14)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46GwQd-X38g
Advocate (Response to Entry 15)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3eq2SZYsEA
Addition (Response to Entry 16) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHFRTgjVYyY
Signal (Response to Entry 17)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw78k0dldHI
Messages (Response to Entry 18) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VK-JaLhFIM
Return (Response to Entry 19) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUI-3lU6bek
Version (Response to Entry 20) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j09PpA5fJaQ
Attention (Response to Entry 22) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PdSebzNinc
Admission (Not a Response...) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIe-a6-TNHI
Warning (Response to Entry 23)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Of07rSEO0hE
For more information on this little project, check out this wiki on it:http://marblehornets.wikidot.com/start