Paranormal Census #2 – A Man In Plaid

Paranormal Experience Census

This is an entry from our Paranormal Experience Census. We will continue to post census entries to help you explore the unknown through the personal experiences of others. If you would like to see all of the census entries we have published so far, you can click here to see prior census entries.

This is an anonymous Paranornormal Experience Census entry involving a case of a mysterious apparition. Their event took place in the United States almost three years ago in the middle of the night at their home. This person is a paranormal investigator, but has never seen as apparition while investigating and this event remains as the one outstanding paranormal event they have ever witnessed.

Here is what they witnessed:

Had just gotten back close to midnight from the airport after being in Cancun for a week. Was in my room in the basement with my dog, both asleep on my bed.

I wake up easily to my dog due to him having seizures, and I woke up to what I thought was the start to him having one. I reached down as he was by my legs and I looked and there appeared to be a man in plaid sitting on the foot of my bed. And the dog hadn’t moved, woken up, or anything. I legit was so exhausted I turned over and fell back asleep. I automatically summed it up to being exhausted from the trip etc. etc., but it was odd that I swore my dog was having a seizure and the fact that it really looked like someone sitting there.

Nothing else has happened since!


This entry is interesting because the submitter was woken by what they felt was movement. Upon waking, the apparition was on the bed by where the dogs lie. The clothing, plaid, is also a fantastic detail as apparitions rarely have discernible clothing.

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About Tim Woolworth 75 Articles
Tim has been educating in the paranormal field since 2010 when he launched the site He is the founder of Paranormal Study (2018), a Co-Founder of the renewed Metascience Foundation(2020), a renowned conference lecturer and author of several articles and book sections. When he isn't enmeshed in the paranormal, he enjoys a career as a professional brewer and spending time with family and his pets.

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