Cast aside the scary masks, the fake blood and the freakishly convincing Halloween make up tutorials – there’s something spookier lurking in the shadows. From ‘no internet’ nightmares to ‘cash only’ chills, here are 18 modern day horrors that are always breathing down your neck…

 

1.  Data usage warning

 

2.  Card machine out of use

 

3.  Unexpected item in bagging area

 

4.  Adverts without a skip button

 

5.  Buffering

 

6.  Battery low

 

7.  When you forget your password, enter a new one and get ‘new password can’t be the same as old password’

 

8.  Storage full

 

 

9.  Train delayed

 

10.  When the Google dinosaur appears on screen

 

11.  Unknown caller

 

12.  When you screenshot a WhatsApp conversation and almost send it to the same person

 

13.  When there’s only a phone number and no email address

 

14.  Not being able to fast forward live TV

 

15.  Spoilers

 

16.  When you’re scrolling through Instagram at work, accidentally click a video and the sound comes on

 

17.  When you haven’t connected your headphones properly and the whole train can hear you watching the Bake Off final

 

18.  When the person whose Netflix account you’re sponging off changes their password