Needful Things

Book • 1991 • Horror  

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This book contains 23 potentially triggering events.
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Does the dog die?
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PixelSys
the dog is NOT skinned. commenter who said that is probably thinking of the movie. that said it is still murdered with a corkscrew
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Unanswered Triggers
Does a cat die?
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Were animals harmed in the making?
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Is there pedophilia?
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Starrystar
C16
CP is found in a school official's desk and spread around the office. CP is mentioned in other places, also.
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Is there eye mutilation?
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Is there excessive gore?
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Does a horse die?
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Abuse
Is there domestic violence?
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Is someone gaslighted?
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Is a child abused?
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Addiction
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Is there addiction?
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Does someone abuse alcohol?
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Animal
Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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funnyvalentine
A pet bird is gruesomely shot.
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Are animals abused?
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Is there a dead animal?
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Does a pet die?
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Are there spiders?
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Assault
Is someone sexually assaulted?
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Bodily Harm
Does someone struggle to breathe?
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Starrystar
A character imagines his son burning to death after a car accident because his seat buckle was found still buckled.

A baby and the woman watching him are burned alive.
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Are any teeth damaged?
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Does someone break a bone?
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Starrystar
Seizures are mentioned a few times. The wife of one of the main characters is said to have had a seizure that led to a car crash.
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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Children
Does a kid die?
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MeggieSue
Super traumatic: 12 (?) year old boy kills himself with a rifle while his little brother watches.
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Family
Does a parent die?
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Fear
Is someone possessed?
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Gross
Does someone wet/soil themselves?
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Does someone vomit?
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Medical
Is there a hospital scene?
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Mental Health
Does someone self harm?
S.A.F.E. ALTERNATIVES® (1-800-DONTCUT)
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Is a mentally ill person violent?
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Are there anxiety attacks?
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funnyvalentine
A 12-year-old boy kills himself with a shotgun as his brother watches
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
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Does the black guy die first?
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Are there homophobic slurs?
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Is there hate speech?
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Are there n-words?
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Sex
Is there sexual content?
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Are there incestuous relationships?
National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.4673
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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Is someone hit by a car?
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Violence
Is there blood/gore?
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Is there gun violence?
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