In 1985 I was living in Jacksonville ,FL in what I would call "The Projects", a trio of very low income apartment complexes that were all nestled quite closely together. One summer night, my whole family, about 8 of us at the time, were outside throwing a football around in the parking lot with the other people living in the complex. It was starting to get dark so me(age 8) and my sister(age 6) were told to go inside. We were in a bedroom putting a puzzle together when I saw something move in the hallway. As I looked up to see who/what it was the "thing" came into the room. The best way that I could describe the "thing" is that it looked like a shadow in human form, but without a human. It was approx. 6 ft tall, taller than my step-dad who is 5ft 9. The "shadow man" came into the room, looked at us, then turned off the light by using the light switch. There was no face, only a shadow that you couldn't see through. My sister started screaming and I immediately turned the light back on. I ran down the hallway because even though I saw the "shadow man" I still thought that maybe my cousin was pranking me or something because I had never seen anything like that before( or since). When I got to the front door I could still see all of the other family members outside in the parking lot. There is no possible way that anyone could have made it outside that fast since we were 2 floors up and I had quickly reacted to the light being turned off. My mom said that no one had been in the apartment except my and my sister. To this day I still do not know what it was. I still have a VERY vivid memory of the incident. The light didn't flicker out. The power didn't shut off. I had to physically turn the switch back on to restore the light. This is the only weird or paranormal or whatever you want to call it experience that I have ever had. I was just wondering if anyone had any thoughts on it. Again, if this is in the wrong place, then mods, please move it. This looks like an interesting forum so I may stick around!
Edited by ulm4lyf, 25 June 2009 - 06:12 AM.