Did you pick up the phone and are looking to call someone? You can try calling up customer support or even ordering your favorite Walking Dead anniversary set (it’s cool for sure), but there are numbers you should never call.
No, we aren’t just talking about scams here. Nor do we think you will end up paying something if you do call one of the numbers we have listed.
That being said, we don’t advise you to call one of these phone numbers, simply because they are associated with something dark. While it’s always a good idea to be wary of scammers and scams, you may not want to take a risk here.
Wondering which ones you should avoid? We will be taking a look at some of the top numbers that you can give a miss calling too – for some scary reasons indeed.
What should you do if you call one of these phone numbers?
And then we will take a look at a few numbers you probably can call – but wouldn’t want to. For instance, there is even a number associated with death! Now, do remember some of these phone numbers won’t work for everyone. For instance, some numbers are associated with certain countries.
Some numbers may even divert to 911 if you are in the U.S. – as we have heard from our viewers. Some phone numbers respond differently depending on the time of the day you are calling in. Some even go weirdly to the voicemail – of nobody. If you find yourself receiving different responses each time, it happens with these numbers. We haven’t heard about scammers or money, so we believe these numbers are just ghostly.
If you are brave enough, you could try these out, and tell us what happened. We suggest to leave them out though. These are the scary phone numbers we do not recommend to call, simply because we cannot vouch for what’s going to happen!
Wondering why? Keep on reading!
What are the top numbers you should never call?
Calls are themselves the scariest part of a conversation. Okay, not for you but mostly for people like me.
However, there are some legends and some real-life experiences that say that calls are not so scary but there are some more numbers that add horror to the extreme thrill of calling normal numbers. I am going to talk about stories that will scare you.
Now, here is the thing. If you are calling these phone numbers, you need to have the courage to pick up any call or to call someone. If you are scared of your life, again, don’t do it!
Another of the numbers you should never call, this number was said to be a promotion tactic for the movie “CARRIE”. To entice the audience, the makers provided a trailer ending with the slogan “Call Carrie” along with the number. When you try this number, another number calls you back 3 times in a row with creepy sounds and messages.
The first one gives you goosebumps because you hear some horrifying screaming as soon as you pick up your phone. The second one brings your ears some melody with a spooky song sung and the last will tell you some important information by a spine chilling whispering in your ears.
Now, it is your call if you are ready to get three creepy calls in a row that can scare you to death. But, the promotion tactic has worked wonders for the film and still makes the film’s existence evident. Are you feeling adventurous? You could get an iPhone for yourself separately – just to be on the safe side – and try to make the calls to see! Don’t risk it with your number.
Among the top numbers you should never call, this number is a part of urban legend and rumors surround this number saying that this is a “RED ROOM NUMBER” used to track down the physical location of people who call themselves or answer the calls they receive from it.
If you are an extremely adventurous and risk-loving person who has things like getting kidnapped on your bucket list, you can call to this number. You will be kidnapped, brought to the red room (EXCITING ENOUGH), tortured, killed, or both. The sessions are said to be telecasted live over the web. It’s one of the scary phone numbers to call.
This number is based in MARION, NORTH CAROLINA in McDowell County about 85 miles west and slightly north of CHARLOTTE. When you call, you get to hear some stentorian noises. A man’s voice is heard who is frantically conveying what sounds like a message in binary. When the binary is converted into text, you get the word “death”.
Now, this sounds extremely spooky because the message of death is not just delivered scarily but also creatively in binary code. It makes anyone who calls the number to think and decode the binary. The result is getting scared to death in binary.
Call it during summers for some chilling experience if you are a curious person, making it among the top numbers you should never call. some say there are instances of ghosts being caught on tape, so be careful. You can share your ordeal with your social media friends and tell them to try out the phone number too! Pro tip – This one seems to work only in the United States. Plus, it’s one of the scary phone numbers to call, and you may not want to try it out!
Now, household squabbles are common. Even acclaimed series and drama like the David Neal directs Noel Coward series, a drama set in the 1940s during World War 2, talked about how tough domestic troubles can be.
However, this one is different. Mothers and daughters fight in any household. When you call this number though, you tend to hear a conversation of a fighting mother and daughter which is still fine.
Then you hear a daughter’s desperate plea. A serious discussion between the mother and her daughter is what it begins with… They were in dire situations it seems. The daughter is locked in the storage closet and the caller gets to know that she is doomed to die, from the conversation.
The incident is set in a place nearing the sounds of bullets and screaming and screeching backed up at the scene. This was told to be the promotion of a rock band.
The promotion tactics worked but the relevance of a conversation of a mother and daughter fighting, which eventually leads to the death of the daughter.
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People tried calling and heard it be a petrifying one. One can hear several things when he tries it himself. A man counting and repeating numbers 1,3 and 7 following by a sound of someone calling out your name, and what activity you’re doing during the calling session and they’re following your every move.
Go to a payphone in the United Kingdom and try the number. Legend has it that a female with an unmodulated voice answers the call and repeats “Help Me! Help Me!! Suzie’s dying” or “Help Me!! Help Me!! Suzie’s drowning”. Till now, no one can tell anything really bad that happened from calling 202020, but it surely can make you feel spooky. Did you try it out? Let us know what happened too!
In the USA, if you call number 666 it is said that you can contact the devil. Many have tried this at home and everyone has different experiences to tell.
These experiences are said to vary upon your state of mind during the call and your belief in ghosts or other supernatural stuff.
Some say nothing happens after calling, some report that they heard some eerie music and many of them have heard satanic noises. If you are a weak person, you can be scared to death by calling this spooky number. If you are curious enough, brace yourself and be ready for the after-effects after calling the number. Anything can happen!
Thought to be a cursed number in Asia, callers experience a male voice threatening you to tell 15 others about the number is heard. If you don’t agree with him, you could die within a week. It is believed that this number belongs to the dead and if you receive a call from it, that means your deceased loved one is trying to reach you (time to break up).
It is interesting to know that even the dead people have a phone number. But reaching to a deceased person by calling this number is simply not an idea I would recommend.
Cursed number in Bulgaria. It’s told that the mobile number owner dies a horrible death. The first man was CEO- VLADIMIR GRAHNOV who owned the number died of an aggressive form of cancer. The second man to die was the next CEO – KONSTANTIN DIMITROV. The third one was KONSTANTIN DISHLIEV. They both were mercilessly shot dead on the street. After the incidents, the phone number was blocked by the company. Don’t believe us? Check this article from Daily Mail.
This number is SADAKO’S NUMBER in JAPAN. This was the name of the ghost from ‘The Ring’ movie. It is said that the number was used to promote the movie. When you dial this number, one can hear strange creepy noise and rumored to die within a week. The number 4 (shi) sounds like the word for death(shi). (She she she. Beware of females around you.)
Urban legend in Thailand that the number is cursed. When you call, you are asked to make a wish, wish will be granted but you’ll die soon afterward in a freak accident within a week. It’s surely one of the numbers you should never call.
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The number of the devil. This number does not show up on the phone bills. When you ring this number, a hollow voice and a lot of static in the background is heard. The message was automatically erased after a few hours and there was no sign of it on the bill.
The Other Numbers You Should Never Call
That’s not the only numbers you should never call – we have a few more for you. Let us know if you agree to them!
Ever found pleasure in calling your relatives. Ohh come on, don’t lie. I know everyone’s face when they’re forcefully handed over the phone with mom’s eyes piercing through your face. Well, your relatives are relatives if they call you for …..
No no not for your birthday, they have the liberty to forget that but their instincts are so well that they call for the recent misadventure that happened to you. Yes. The results. So that’s the scariest part I guess… making it among the numbers you should never call.
OKAY, all of us have tried this but failed miserably. I tried to call and then, cut the call without saying a word. Hush… Guess what, it isn’t so frightful for us but them. Imagine them getting our name with profile photo flashing on their Truecaller. Or, if you want to make them feel special, you could gift them an expensive 14K Yellow Gold Solid Miami Cuban Curb Link Heavy-Duty Necklace Chains.
If you’re planning to console them, I’m sorry but after hearing them, you’ll need someone to console you. That’s their power… They’ll go on blabbering of missing their beloved (who just eloped with his/her best friend) and boring you for almost every second of your call and you’ll be regretting to call them and that regret is quite scary. It’s among the numbers you should never call for sure.
There are many other numbers you should not call like pretending to be a fake number, funny phone numbers, wrong numbers. So be aware before making a phone call, text messages, etc. If you ever feel something is wrong then make sure to inform the phone companies.
The one number to never forget to call? Your girlfriend!
Which are the other phone numbers you should never call, according to you? Let us know.