So this is my first "real" draft at an SCP, I went for a more break-the-mold type. I tried thinking is spooky stuff for the 3000 contest and this is what fabricated. My first concern with the actually formatting is The collapsibles, their names don't show up correctly, the only appear as "-show block". I wondered if this was just the website but I checked out other drafts and theirs appears fine. Anyways, here it is, http://scpsandbox2.wikidot.com/seccersandbox. I'm open to any tips you have to make it seem more spooky.
Well, since brevity is the soul of wit, I will be brief. It needs work.
Ah well, is dug quite deep into google images for the first image solely to avoid using one from Spectral. I'll dig deeper.
#2 from your suggestions sounds like the Bounty Hunter Mannequin that only appears to the target (I forget the number), I personally liked that one quite a lot because it really struck fear in me just by its imagery, which I feel is key in creating a good, but mysterious horror story.
I haven't read one like #1, thanks for the suggestion friendo!
I'm not a huge fan of this, to be totally honest. The memetic influence is clear, but the format screw and eschewing of clinical tone isn't really explained at all, and isn't interesting - it feels like a creepypasta more than anything else. SCP-2790 is a good example of a format screw done well. In this case, this article doesn't really give enough info about the item itself at all, and is still pretty unprofessional even where the memetic effect isn't found - the "essentially" qualifier, for example.
I don't think this would do well on the main site - it's hard to follow and doesn't evoke the sense of fear you want it to.