This week, a hashtag asking people to share their childhood phobias went viral on Saudi Twitter. Naturally, people did not shy away from sharing their fears. 

Contrary to popular belief, not all fears were spooky; some were just hilarious.

It all started when this hashtag went viral

"What were you afraid of during your childhood?"

First things first ...

The Saudi mom tool kit. 

Because who isn't afraid of these slippers?

The "spinning fan" fear is real

Khaleeji series had to make the list of phobias

Some Saudi kiddos were afraid of everything ... literally

"Neighbors' rooftops, school toilets, the monkey who plays Oud, the rooster that clapped. I am traumatized. I need treatment."

Including eggplants

"I used to be scared of eggplants."

And Pikachu

Smiley faces could freak some kids out

"The devil under my bed"

Animation characters from hell

The most hilarious of fears ...

Everyone was scared of Zainab Al Askari in this Khaleeji drama

"I think all of us can agree that Zainab Al Askari in 'Dama't Ommer' was the fear of our childhood." 

Horror that leaves you laughing