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Friendly Haunt

Albany, Georgia

This house is haunted by an older, grizzly looking gentleman. However, the apparition is not a mean one; he protects residents of the house and even saved one woman from an abusive boyfriend. The man checks in on the bedrooms of the residents at night before returning to his own room — the back bathroom.

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Charlie says:

November 15, 2005, 5:14 pm

WTH??? He lives in a bathroom????

philicia says:

November 19, 2005, 5:34 pm

i would love to stay there that would be kinda cool i dont think stupid charlie should open his mouth

Julia says:

November 24, 2005, 3:30 pm

Aww…that’s sweet…
..But he lives in a bathroom? ô_ö

Sarah says:

January 5, 2006, 2:49 pm

Regarding the bathroom…remember, indoor plumbing has not really been around all that long. My father, who is only 50 now, can remember families when he was growing up who had to use an outhouse and drew their water from outdoor hand pumps. The bathroom this spirit resides in was probably a bedroom, den, sitting room, etc., before the plumbing was installed.

megan says:

January 6, 2006, 10:35 am

its strange how he lives in the bathroom but maybe he died there. but its sweet he really cares 4 everyone in the house

Whitneyy says:

January 6, 2006, 4:26 pm

hahaha damn charlie that was pretty funny


Alex .F says:

January 14, 2006, 6:11 pm

He’s really weird but …’s sweet how he really cared for the people
in the house.

i really can’t belive he lives in a bathroom!

How stupider could he get …but lets keep that to ourself…shall we?

ANN says:

January 19, 2006, 9:11 pm

I Wouldn’t mind checking this out or living here. Plus it would be great testing my guy friends out before dating them. And also it is possible that the poor guy died there in the bathroom; and he doesn’t want anybody else to use it.

Prissy says:

February 17, 2006, 1:44 am

So does Mouning Mrytle, she has her own stall
any way, that’s in the Harry Potter Movie..

ashley gordon says:

February 28, 2006, 11:35 am

A bathroom?????????????
But its cool that he cared.

Trina says:

March 14, 2006, 8:14 am

You are an idiot. I’m Italian and I’m a girl. I bet I can kick your ***!

marie says:

March 17, 2006, 9:09 pm

Why is everyone so preoccupied with the fact that he lives in the bathroom? Elvis died in the bathroom!Hey, if the king of rock and roll died there it must be okay. Besides is everyone totally looking past the fact that this place is called “house”? wow, these people must’ve been creative!I agree with Trina,”fake name” you are an idiot! you insult old dead guys and Italians and then don’t even have the guts to give your name. you are full of so much s**t!!!!!!!!!!!!

becca says:

March 29, 2006, 11:08 am

hey prissy

why do you only talk about harry potter because it’s a little anoying saying quotes and everything

country hick says:

May 5, 2006, 12:50 pm

where is this house at? i want to go see if its true.


May 11, 2006, 3:13 pm

I am a professional paranormal investigator (ghost hunter) and have started venturing into researching South Georgia reported haunted sites.

joe taco says:

May 16, 2006, 2:43 pm

It’s gay

joe taco says:

May 16, 2006, 2:45 pm


ashley says:

May 31, 2006, 3:59 pm

hi,did you know my gardien angel is my papa roberts.he died when i was 2 yrs old.he was very sick at the time.i loved him very much.he was my whole life if he could come back i would probely burst out in tears.I wish he could come back and watch me get married and have children.I love him very much. love you papa roberts!!!!!!

brandon says:

June 16, 2006, 3:02 pm

dude this stuff is so true ive spent a night in that house and ive seen the old man i went to sleep without a blanket and i woke up the next morning and i had one on me

Audrey says:

July 20, 2006, 10:48 am

who ever u r fakename im gonna kill yo F****** a**
so then u can b a ghost and hate yo D*** self as much as i do

Josh says:

August 16, 2006, 11:10 am

My family used to own that house a while ago.I only have been there a couple of times because I live in Illinois, and do not really have time to leave. The only thing I experianced was one night i was watching over the house for the night i fell asleep in a chair with a couple of lights on, and the next mornig i woke up in bed all lights turned out and and my fam. did return until that afternoon.

Josh says:

August 16, 2006, 11:12 am

Oh and Ashley, your “papa roberts” is watching. He’s always watching. And even if you dont expect it he is always there protecting you.

Joe Finkleness says:

August 21, 2006, 9:43 pm

This is a bunch of stupid lies, and I have nothing against italians, but The French i could do without

Kaitlyn says:

September 19, 2006, 10:09 am

thats cool,
a gardian

Megz says:

October 1, 2006, 4:09 pm

I live in the ALB. Where is this house???? All we ever hear about here is Seven Churches Road and Turner Hospital (which is now being rennovated by the way, so don’t even waste your time). I didn’t think anything exciting happened here. So yeah, I would realy appreciate it myself if someone could point me in the direction of Mr. Friendly ghost.

Oh, and to the paranormal researcher…go check out Seven Churches (Hardup Road). I’m so sick of hearing stories, but never finding anything but crack heads and dirty needles out there. I am curious to see what the real deal is. I would also care to know what else there is in south Georgia that you are planning on investigating. I’m very interested.

demonpikachu says:

October 8, 2006, 11:27 am

Man he is pretty damn friendly.

This is Demonpikachu.



VINSON22 says:

October 19, 2006, 4:15 pm

if i was chuck norris you would all be dead because chuck norris hates panty waist sissies. cockbite!!!!

ronald says:

October 27, 2006, 3:04 pm

i think thats the best spirit ive ever heard of, may he rest in peace

Amanda says:

November 14, 2006, 1:01 pm

thats awesome! if all ghosts were like tht then we wouldnt have soo many ppl tearing down houses and everything because of hauntings… RIP soon man! god bless ur soul!

tracy lee says:

December 19, 2006, 3:42 pm

he sounded EXACTLY like a house i lived in 4 a few months..NO S***! it was an old lady that layed in the bathroom even when you didnt see her you felt cold in there and i had to keep asking her to leave so i can have a shower and the room would get warm again. i told her she can lie in my bed during the day cause it cant be comfotable and she did.there was also a dodgy electrician that we didnt trust and he went to the roof to do some work and he told us the ladder felt like it was lifted up and thown to the ground and we wernt there.he wasnt hurt but he got someone better in to do the job.
i wish i could say where these kind of places are but ive moved so much i dont even remember how many houses ive lived in than what address they were at..sorry

tracy lee says:

December 19, 2006, 3:44 pm

and yes they both lived in the bathroom…big woop!

ofeelya hignney says:

December 22, 2006, 9:16 pm

If I lived there I would never take a shower again. Creepy. The ghost sounds friendly and all but really. Who wants a poltergeist peeping tom?

ofeelya hignney says:

December 22, 2006, 9:18 pm

But yeah he does seem like a sweety. :)

Titan says:

January 2, 2007, 11:41 pm

Everyone is so Hostile!!! What is up???

~lilprincess~ says:

January 7, 2007, 7:19 pm

Aww… that’s sweet. Anyways he probably died in the bathroom. I’d like to be there. Then at night wait for the friendly ghost to come…..

jasmine says:

January 13, 2007, 6:09 pm

i want to live here he will make sher nothing bad happens to me

joanna says:

January 18, 2007, 1:05 am

Yah I soo know what they are saying. My boyfriend and I were about to break up but we were havin a last vacation. And ok When I went to dinner he was acting like a jerk so I hung out with a guy who I saw that night and he came to me and punched my on my face. So when he came up to hit me again he tripped and fell on his face. And when he was done, a cold breeze came upon my face. But on the bright side the new guy who I met well lets just say that I stayed with him in his room and we had sex! Ooohyahh!!!

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February 15, 2007, 11:33 am


chris marshall says:

February 15, 2007, 12:34 pm

I have heard about this case…I am really excited to hear more testimony about this place. I for one would love to check it out/it sounds pretty intersting. Not often do you find cases of friendly hauntings…most of the ones I hear about, the people are afraid to live there.

Peach says:

February 20, 2007, 9:04 pm

Where is this house in Albany? I have not heard of this one before . . .

Henry says:

February 22, 2007, 8:12 pm

What a kick *** ghost! I always am hearing about ghosts that don’t do anything but walk around or are poltergeists but this ghost has helped people, this is probably the only haunted place I would visit because all the others are freaky.

Henry says:

February 22, 2007, 8:16 pm

Does anyone know where this place is? I would like directions or what the name of the hotel is.

Sunny says:

March 26, 2007, 12:37 pm

Who in their right mind would live in a…bathroom?

Michael says:

April 3, 2007, 10:07 am

sounds like me.HEE HEE HEE!
(= i live near albeny) agusta is close to albney right?

Trish says:

June 29, 2007, 8:48 pm

Hey where is this house in Albany? I lived there until I was 23 and lived in a house that was haunted but by an older woman. Her name was Bertha and she use to do all sorts of things to us when I lived there. She would turn the bathroom water on in the middle of the night, make chairs move around and open doors. Just all sorts of stuff. Never hurt us.
But I’m just wondering where this one you are talking about is? Ours was on the North side of Albany toward Leesburg.

skitty102 says:

July 8, 2007, 8:02 pm

I bet the House was remodeled at some point. I also bet the back bathroom was the former master bedroom.

melissa says:

July 13, 2007, 2:24 pm

Sooooo he’s a nice guy..but he lives in a bathroom? Sounds like a pervert but they thats my opinion.

mickie says:

September 1, 2007, 5:07 am

where at in albany is this house

megan a says:

September 25, 2007, 10:04 pm

like what sarah said. plumbing wasnt around back in the day. and this ghost does not know it is a bathroom cause he probably died before it was a bathroom.. but that is so cool.. i wish i had him here with me tonight.

Marleen says:

October 22, 2007, 11:19 pm

I want to go see!! I guess since no one has said where it is yet, that info probably won’t be revealed!

Baby C says:

October 26, 2007, 4:42 pm

Well I think this dude is pretty nice and I would feel very, very safe in that house and so what if he stay in the bathroom, he is still a caring person.

Educated Atlantan says:

October 29, 2007, 10:37 am

“Please use correct grammar, capitalization, and punctuation. Let’s try to keep this place looking classy. Real Haunts reserves the right to remove any comment that does not adhere to this requirement or is otherwise inappropriate.”

Based on the above statement, over half of the submissions here should be removed. This is a great message to young adults: STAY IN SCHOOL or you’ll become an illiterate idiot like these folks, and that’s scarier than any make-believe ghost story.

Dave says:

October 29, 2007, 1:27 pm

When I was 5 or 6, we lived in a two story house on Clifton Road in Atlanta. The upstairs remained vacant and I would play up there. One day while playing alone up there, two figures came out of the fireplace and tried to grab me, telling me to come inside with them. I ran and got away. Needless to say, I never, ever, forgot and never went up there again. I grew up to become a police officer in that city. One day, I shared the story with the inhabitants. It wasn’t a good idea!

Susan says:

November 7, 2007, 11:52 am

This house sounds very interesting. I live near historic Marietta,Georgia and the Kennesaw National Battlefield. I was wondering if any of you paranormal investigators have been there? Have you uncovered any paranormal activity there? There also is a huge cemetary for the civil war dead there as well. Next to it, a large cemetary. It covers several acres. A local t.v. station did a story on paranormal of this cemetary not long ago. If you haven’t, have you thought of going there?


cody says:

November 19, 2007, 12:28 am

well my pappie just died of cancer and a staff
infection.i know he’s looking after me and grandma,
love ya paps.

seerlights says:

November 30, 2007, 4:00 pm

I would like to be able to investigate the property if at all possible.

clara says:

December 5, 2007, 6:07 pm

hey joe i’m French so you can go to hell

Michelle says:

December 22, 2007, 9:02 pm

I live about five miles out of Albany and would like to know where this house is. so someone please tell me where it is.

Polly says:

January 2, 2008, 12:31 am

I posted this story originally. I believe that the ghost was actually that of my grandfather. I am the one who was protected from a boyfriend. Also, he didn’t live in the bathroom (my post was reworded). What I stated was that sometimes when everyone was in the living room you could hear him walk down the hall and close the door to the back bathroom.

Also, no, I will not be revealing this location other than the fact that it is in east Albany and not up by Leesburg. Closer to Sylvester than Leesburg. This is a private residence, not a hotel. My family no longer owns this house so I do not know if the people who live there would appreciate random people knocking on their door asking about the ghost.

Liza and son Quint says:

January 4, 2008, 5:01 pm

We live in Albany Georgia, and I have never heard of that Friendly Ghost, but I sure would like to know where the house is. We did however live in a house over on first Avenue that I swear is haunted. We lived there for several months and the kids and I finally moved out. My husband stayed there until the lease was up and he did not feel the feelings I and the children felt. It was sort of a feeling like you were being watched from behind. One night, my daughter got up in the middle of the night and thought my husband was in the kitchen and so she said “Daddy is that you?” and it went poof, vanished. My son, who was two at the time kept crying and saying “the man, the man!” and would not want to sleep in his room which used to be a porch.
My son says, “I don’t remember living there because I was so little, but I believe my mother’s stories. I do wonder if I might be a medium of sorts though, because If I did not feel the man there, then why would I not sleep in my room and why was I crying and saying “the man”?”

Hunter says:

January 4, 2008, 10:00 pm

Shut your mouth charlie it is cool

Nitta says:

January 5, 2008, 11:54 pm

hey,harry potter is pretty cool. moning murtle is what this story reminded me of her.that was pretty darn cool.

Candice says:

January 5, 2008, 11:57 pm

Hey Yall wuts up! I live in moultrie GA ! My BF lives in Albany though and his name is Dan he is like Super HOT!!! PEACE OUT !!!! BYE YALL……

itzamar says:

January 7, 2008, 8:33 pm

why do you guys want to know why he sleeps in a bathroom??????????????????………
you guys are so immiture..
i mean,fighting because your french or italian…
by the way…nothings wrong with speaking a different laguage or belonging to a different culture

ps.i like frenches

itzamar says:

January 7, 2008, 8:36 pm

so what if he lives in a bathroom

and if u have a problem ……..fix it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

curious says:

March 7, 2008, 3:55 pm

i thought that we r supposed 2 b bloggin about the house not any other bull **** especially sex and come on the bathroom thing.. give it a break its a bathroom… its a ghost…ghost haunt everything.. mayb he dont live n the bathroom mayb he just likes to b n there cause the people that live n the house r not n ther all day long… so he can call that his room

Bree says:

March 7, 2008, 11:09 pm

Dood.Like Omfg. Why the heck does he live in the bathroom?!?! But other than that it seems pretty cool to live in that house. Iwould like really toatly live their he seems so cool!! No body wolud have to worry bout robbers!!!!!

michel de Fr says:

March 23, 2008, 11:51 am

why does everyone make a fuss about the bathroom fact.. just read what Sarah wrote all in the beggining about indoor plumbing. and those who “wanna see if he’s gonna gimme a blanket or whatsoever”. Don’t you think he needs some RIP ?? leave him alone fer cryin’ out loud

Tiffany says:

March 24, 2008, 5:29 pm

I love hearing about ghost stories. Whenever I hear one though, it’s always about a scary one. I like this one. I wish I had a ghost like that so when my sisters are mean he would punch ’em, kick ’em, & stick ’em in the eyes!(Little Man)

Tiffany says:

March 24, 2008, 5:29 pm


Tiffany says:

March 24, 2008, 5:32 pm

Now would be a good time for the ghost to come. My sister is being mean.

Emii-chan says:

May 4, 2008, 8:57 pm

Whoa. Some friendly paranormal activity going on. That’s something. From all the cases I’ve read, this one was one of my interest. A friendly ghost roaming on about in his own space. Maybe the house was rebuilt and the bathroom was the spot where he probably spent his time in. : )

Also to the family who claims the ghost to be their grandfather. Since you are not living there any longer, it would be better for you all to become friends with the new owners, and visit the house from time to time. The spirit could grow alone and could become agressive. Consider in visiting the place. Even if it’s one time a month or year because maybe the only thing the ghost looked up to was his family~!
: )
Please consider my thought. I’m sure he will be very happy~! : D

Alyssa Gale says:

June 14, 2008, 12:16 pm

It’s sweet he helps them but why does he live in a bathroom he could at least live in the liveing room.

amber kadlasllkh says:

June 26, 2008, 4:10 pm

ok so i live in albany georgia and never have i heard of that.. i seriously dont believe it.

kali & seana says:

July 30, 2008, 12:33 am

WOE!??? did he take a major poop before he went to bed or something?!

Sunshine says:

August 8, 2008, 4:07 pm

He helped me find my lost puppy one time. But he smelled like moth balls and sweated a lot. You should check out his MySpace page: screen name FriendlyGhost who lives in a bathroom and likes to help people a lot.

Heidi says:

October 10, 2008, 11:08 am

It is like the lamest most retarded people in the world read this website…did anyone ever think that this is an old house where a smaller bedroom was remodeled into a bathroom when it become fashionable to have on inside your home??? I love the people on here who turn a forum on discussing a story into a personal vendetta as well. Your lame. get a life.

Hollyann says:

October 25, 2008, 2:54 am

I think that it is sweet of him to take care of the living people in the home/apartments. :0)

Sam says:

August 13, 2009, 10:54 am

cooooooooooooooooooooooooolllllllllllllllll!!!!!!!!i wanna c if its true or not.

Neika says:

August 23, 2010, 9:04 am

– I Just Want To Know If Its True Or NOt.. But THis Is Interesting.

soclassytooo says:

October 29, 2010, 1:54 pm

where is this house, i’m from Albany,Georgia

Tom St.Croix says:

November 11, 2010, 9:54 pm

Brandon; Perhaps you should Read what you Wrote, before you hit the SUBMIT button.
Ashley; Papa Roberts has returned. You’re keeping him aive, in your heart.
Charlie, (and a bunch of others); He does not live in the bathroom. He’s DEAD!

iheartcookies12 says:

March 27, 2011, 9:54 am

its sweet but lets keep the bathroom part to our selfs okey hes sweet that he was helping people now Charlie plz don’t make fun of theghost becuse he can come and haunt you and if u r nice he will take care of u when ur mom and dad pass away okey now plz shut up charlie?? =) thxs

balls says:

April 16, 2011, 11:42 am

**** You Cookies

Wazzit says:

April 16, 2011, 11:49 am

Hey! Has anybody seen Dr. Horrible’s sing-a-long blog. I just can’t get the songs out of my head. “A man has got to do, what a man has got to do.”

Mensa says:

March 9, 2013, 7:41 pm

Will he do your laundry if you leave it by the door? I figure since he lives in the bathroom anyway.

danyelle quiroga says:

October 24, 2013, 4:06 pm

where at in Albany is the haunted house located

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