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What's the secret behind the infamous 'Backrooms' creepypasta?

It is indeed 4chan, per Know Your Meme: On April 21st, 2018, an anonymouse 4chan user posted the image in the /x/ forum in a thread about cursed images (shown below). On May 12th, 2019, an anonymous ...
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Are there any non-European versions of "Elves" in Indian/Persian/Arabic/Chinese/Meso-American folklore/fairy tales?

As @Codosaur pointed out in his answer, your description has more to do with post-Tolkien fantasy elves, rather than the supernatural beings featured in Germanic mythology and folklore (see the ...
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Are there any non-European versions of "Elves" in Indian/Persian/Arabic/Chinese/Meso-American folklore/fairy tales?

Many such. Most, like the genuine folkloric elf, have a lot more variation. They may have monstrously ugly members, but they are often very close to the elf, and folktale may switch out the type as ...
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Are there any non-European versions of "Elves" in Indian/Persian/Arabic/Chinese/Meso-American folklore/fairy tales?

Not all depictions of elves in European mythology correspond to your criteria. Would it be correct to assume these criteria are solely based on the works of Tolkien? Elves has been depicted as nasty ...
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