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Hoops brings us a Hallowe'en special after asking Royals fans for their contributions to the #ScaryStoriesIn5Words hashtag.

Nigel is holding in the fear.
Nigel is holding in the fear.
Ben Hoskins

It all started so simply.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Hal Robson-Kanu up front. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a></p>&mdash; Hoops (@RoyalHoops) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops/status/528137233585291264">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Jason Roberts as Club Ambassador. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a></p>&mdash; Hoops (@RoyalHoops) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops/status/528137780535099392">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@royalhoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/scarystoriesin5words?src=hash">#scarystoriesin5words</a> Tommy Burns given transfer warchest</p>&mdash; David Gorgon (@Wallid74) <a href="https://twitter.com/Wallid74/status/528137822004195330">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Then... Pop.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>If I get enough <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/readingfc?src=hash">#readingfc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a> directed my way I might do a <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TTEtweets?src=hash">#TTEtweets</a> special. The onus is on you.</p>&mdash; Hoops (@RoyalHoops) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops/status/528141410612957185">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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And off you went...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a> Arsenal. Seven. And. Reading. Five. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/readingfc?src=hash">#readingfc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/charles_watts">@charles_watts</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC">@ReadingFC</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a></p>&mdash; Sam Michael (@SamMichael1988) <a href="https://twitter.com/SamMichael1988/status/528144263477870592">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> Guthrie plays thru pain barrier</p>&mdash; _mostlybobbins (@mostlybobbins) <a href="https://twitter.com/mostlybobbins/status/528144305609662464">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> hal Robson KANU is starting</p>&mdash; rebecca north (@thegirlnorth) <a href="https://twitter.com/thegirlnorth/status/528144467857903616">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TTEtweets?src=hash">#TTEtweets</a> Reading Defending Brentford&#39;s Second Goal.</p>&mdash; Talk Reading (@TalkReading) <a href="https://twitter.com/TalkReading/status/528144491236978688">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a> Simon Church re-signs for Reading</p>&mdash; Matt Morris (@rfcfanmatt) <a href="https://twitter.com/rfcfanmatt/status/528145111310299136">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> danny guthrie choice of hairstyle</p>&mdash; Jack Norwood (@JakponDavies) <a href="https://twitter.com/JakponDavies/status/528145455155142656">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a> McCleary breaks his back again</p>&mdash; Alex Hewitt (@Alex_Hewitt98) <a href="https://twitter.com/Alex_Hewitt98/status/528146057893384195">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ReadingFC?src=hash">#ReadingFC</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a> Pavel Pogrebnyak Signs Contract Extension.</p>&mdash; Marc Mayo (@ThatMarcMayo) <a href="https://twitter.com/ThatMarcMayo/status/528146285543436288">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a> Akpan gets the Captain Armband</p>&mdash; Up The URZ (@UpTheUrz) <a href="https://twitter.com/UpTheUrz/status/528147394227998724">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/readingfc?src=hash">#readingfc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a> &quot;Vampire defence - scared of crosses&quot;</p>&mdash; Jon Keen (@urzz1871) <a href="https://twitter.com/urzz1871/status/528147799708147713">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> Pogrebnyak signs decade long deal - Bullivant returns with Paul Brayson</p>&mdash; Tom Robertson (@tommyrfc) <a href="https://twitter.com/tommyrfc/status/528157437220499459">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a>&#10; <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/readingfc?src=hash">#readingfc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a>&#10;&#10;Reading confirm Simon Church return</p>&mdash; Zac Williams-Smith (@imnotasian1994) <a href="https://twitter.com/imnotasian1994/status/528159283360174081">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> &#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/readingfc?src=hash">#readingfc</a> &#10;&#10;Zingarevich announces his Reading return</p>&mdash; Zac Williams-Smith (@imnotasian1994) <a href="https://twitter.com/imnotasian1994/status/528159729982255104">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a> Arsenal draw Reading in Cup</p>&mdash; Jitterbug (@royalcrisp) <a href="https://twitter.com/royalcrisp/status/528160307835719681">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> anton zingarevich buying the club</p>&mdash; David RFC Farr (@trigger_royal) <a href="https://twitter.com/trigger_royal/status/528210255285854208">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a> 4 nil up against Arsenal <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/readingfc?src=hash">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Jack Pape (@mrjackpape) <a href="https://twitter.com/mrjackpape/status/528215651996147713">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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... and a few instances of fans not being able to count.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> Sasima drops Reading takeover. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScaryStoriesIn5Words?src=hash">#ScaryStoriesIn5Words</a></p>&mdash; Up The URZ (@UpTheUrz) <a href="https://twitter.com/UpTheUrz/status/528147245770604544">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> pardew admits readingfc love</p>&mdash; David RFC Farr (@trigger_royal) <a href="https://twitter.com/trigger_royal/status/528211075108720640">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/JacobSouthKlein">@JacobSouthKlein</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> Not sure if 5 words or 6...</p>&mdash; Hoops (@RoyalHoops) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops/status/528215039212519424">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Thanks to everyone that chipped in. Make sure you follow me on @RoyalHoops.