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  • The Halloween Lady's Avatar
    Today, 12:06 AM
    Hey hey hey my friend.... You made my day!!! Thank you soooo much for your sweet comments! Your such a goofball. ;) :D
  • The Halloween Lady's Avatar
    Today, 12:02 AM
    Hey you, I hope you have a great Thanksgiving! I've just about totally finished doing the mad Halloween clean up but have now entered full on Thanksgiving cook mode. I've already been at it for days but tomorrow will be the big hoorah. Do you have anything planned? I hope whatever it is it turns out to be a nice holiday! Happy Thanksgiving. Oh... Thanks for the really nice comments you left on my Voodoo thread. :)
  • The Halloween Lady's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:54 PM
    Hey FH, thank you for the nice comments you left about my voodoo on the bayou pics. It means a lot to hear from fellow haunters! Especially ones with a set up as lovely as yours!
  • Gym Whourlfeld's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:35 PM
    Everyone seems to have given you all of the most-right answer(s). When it comes to grieving there can be many acceptable methods. A cousin of mine had his Wife die very suddenly at a young age. He asked if he could personally dig her grave, with a shovel, which he was permitted to do. When bad or sad energy can be focused upon something needed and productive I think the act diminishes the confusion and mental anguish.
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  • mickkell's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:35 PM
    mickkell replied to a thread Christmas Forum in General Halloween
    It was you,I'll try again later.
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  • The Halloween Lady's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:32 PM
    Hey Bobby boy, what shenanigans do you have planned for tomorrow? I've been cookin for days and plan to be back at it early tomorrow. I hope you have a great Thanksgiving and remember... "Love to eat turkey cause it's good. Love to eat turkey like a good boy should." ;) :D
  • DaveintheGrave's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:46 AM
    Thanks, Hallorenescene!
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  • The Halloween Lady's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:23 AM
    Hey chica. Glad to hear about the raise. I can only imagine how happy that made you and how much that will help especially at the holidays. That was really nice that Your daughters friend gave her such a nice gift. I probably won't be able to get that "thing" off before maybe next week. I am making a part of it. I also want to know if she drinks wine? I have been trying like a mad woman to Halloween packed and put away before thanksgiving. (Like a lunatic I decorate for Thanksgiving.) I got...
  • The Halloween Lady's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:12 AM
    Thank you, thank you, thank you for your calls. I have been seriously under the gun trying to everything packed and put away before thanksgiving. (Like a lunatic I decorate for Thanksgiving.) I got most of Halloween wrapped up last week. I still have a couple odds and ends to pack up in the house, but not much. The Basement and attic are finished. Even though I organized and packed up my garage bins I still have to reorganize out there. There are a lot of big things I need to find better...
  • mickkell's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:42 AM
    mickkell replied to a thread Christmas Forum in General Halloween
    Ya,I went there and had nothing but trouble.I put in this place as a Referrer,didnt like it and it reset all the info I typed in.TOO MUCH TROUBLE.
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  • DaveintheGrave's Avatar
    11-25-2014, 07:28 PM
    Halloween is still my favorite holiday, but I do also decorate extensively for Christmas, too. I use my Gemmy Light Show Box with the music pumped into it from a CD Boombox. And I use a small FM transmitter to send the music to car radios for the passersby. Here's a video of last year's display: Here's a video walkthrough of the yard showing the lights and props (no music): http://vidmg.photobucket.com/albums/v630/DaveNTracy/Christmas%202013/053_zpsb3e8ddb5.mp4
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  • DaveintheGrave's Avatar
    11-25-2014, 07:08 PM
    OK, Mike! I hope you have time to grab a few driveway alerts. I might stop by and pick up one or two myself. Actually, I got a sales flyer in the mail today from Harbor Freight with a coupon good now for something called a "Wireless Security Alert System", but it looks like the Driveway Alarm. Price $13.99 w/coupon. Those two books sound really good. I though you already built moving props? This site is very helpful for making moving props: http://www.robives.com/mechs Have a safe...
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  • Halstaff's Avatar
    11-25-2014, 06:24 PM
    Joiseygal did one that might give you some ideas - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9N3bOJRDWU&list=UU3sKbxgwrLdkaBa2f8Z3Zyg
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  • Gym Whourlfeld's Avatar
    11-25-2014, 02:15 AM
    Sound can be startling,scary. A man gave me an old cheap 'stick" vacuum cleaner he got for nothing because it made this Gawd-awful racket when it ran! I thought it would probably not be running, making any sound much longer, but I still hid it inside of a wrapped torso in a huge Spider web, that hung above where some customers would be seated for awhile. It worked scaring people Very Well! It kept running for YEARS!? When it finally quit, I opened it up and surprisingly the only thing...
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  • DaveintheGrave's Avatar
    11-24-2014, 07:14 PM
    If you can't find any other option, let me know, Mike. I can run up to my Harbor Freight and pick up some for you. It's about 7 miles from my house.
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  • DaveintheGrave's Avatar
    11-24-2014, 07:08 PM
    DaveintheGrave replied to a thread Mechanical: Rocking Granny Question in Halloween Props
    LOL Yea, she does the same thing at the Old Folk's Home when she's off her meds. Cops are always having to round her up. :)
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  • DaveintheGrave's Avatar
    11-24-2014, 07:06 PM
    Thanks a lot, Kurt! I'll definitely try to be as involved as I can. Muffy, I can't think of anything I would have changed about our group. I think we all just did the best we could with the short times we had together.
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  • Gym Whourlfeld's Avatar
    11-24-2014, 07:05 PM
    Survey says: People hate chainsaws much more than mere Clowns! Chainsaws are dangerous mechanical devices, carrying potentially explosive fuel, Chainsaws operate at high temperatures with very hot surfaces, They make air pollution, don't use indoors! they create noise pollution, don't run them inside a tiled locker room shower or a meat locker. Remove the chain, the hot surfaces will still be able to burn you and if running, the rotating sprocket drive gear can still tangle up hair (this...
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  • Gym Whourlfeld's Avatar
    11-24-2014, 02:19 PM
    Very clever and impressive! My wife wanted us to have a different kind of a scavenger hunt here in 5,000 sq. ft. of house. There already are many features here to make it very interesting for most people. But then , just having them play Hyde & Shriek is simpler...but then....hhhmmm?
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    11-24-2014, 02:10 PM
    Are you Lion? Or is it the truth? "GGGRR!" Just before I saw this picture a loud cat growly noise came from a room away, but all the cats seemed peaceful and no hair-bits were laying around.....
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    11-24-2014, 02:05 PM
    Gym Whourlfeld replied to a thread Haunted House in Wanted to Buy
    A word of warning. A "Haunted Woods" has a different group,like a Fire Dept. or Boy Scouts,or a Service club man the haunted woods each year, which seems to be a nice way to run it.. except the actual reason for the annual changing of the Guard might have more to do with the workers not realizing upfront that scared drunks can punch you very hard, and if your helper is a teenager, "Mommy And "Daddy" will NOT be "Happy" seeing this happen. I can be much more than just a "Walk In The Woods"....
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  • Gym Whourlfeld's Avatar
    11-24-2014, 01:54 PM
    .. So.. how do I join the Troll Group? Where is it in hiding now?
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  • DaveintheGrave's Avatar
    11-24-2014, 10:01 AM
    I'd like to be included on all the information about the group. But I can't promise when I could make it to an actual meeting. I was in the old N.C. Haunters group.
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  • Terra's Avatar
    11-24-2014, 04:57 AM
    Terra replied to a thread 2014 grave yard in Halloween Props
    That tree really adds to the spookiness of the graveyard and your Beloved looks so beautiful. Love your graveyard :)
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  • Terra's Avatar
    11-24-2014, 04:48 AM
    Very helpful information. When you first start sculpting you immediately figure out why artists study muscular structure first. (I had to move this thread because the tutorial section is for member created tutorials).
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  • Gym Whourlfeld's Avatar
    11-23-2014, 08:54 PM
    It can be quite the power-trip to feel in control as you watch motorists drive around the block to see something that you have made or set up. Maybe someone who might have experienced being in trouble for distracting traffic could tell us all about how they might have fared with the legal system ? I made a huge skeleton, made him opening an upstairs shutters, leaned him out with his arms spread almost like wings as he held on to the shutters. I was living on Clay St., the major road...
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