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  • osenator's Avatar
    05-24-2015, 11:31 AM
    I would love creating bigger stones, but the wind we have here is brutal, so, they would likely end up in my tree, no matter how I secure them. This is why I never manage to put all my tombstones, due to the freaking wind... Everyday, I was chasing them in the street and neighbours front yard.
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    05-24-2015, 11:22 AM
    I am a huge Halloween fanatic, as most of you know, and also should know, I have a huge collection of props, as many animatronics. Well, in my basement, I have a few that I keep around all year round. But, I have also the hobbies and talent, like being writer and comic book artist... and a Transformer collector. A few week ago, I got a rare Optimus Prime, and I took some pictures for other transformers fan to see. Then, a few started making funny comments about the background... I...
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  • yardhauntjunkie's Avatar
    05-21-2015, 08:21 PM
    My rudimentary drawing of the first build I am going to tackle this year. I think I am a better builder then an artist! This was just an example of how my drawing turned into one of my facades. But it turned out like this so hopefully the next one will be fine. :(
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  • osenator's Avatar
    05-21-2015, 08:47 AM
    Ishwitch, it's wood stakes and plastic chains that we nailed them together.
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  • yardhauntjunkie's Avatar
    05-20-2015, 10:35 PM
    Bang for the buck, I would say Los Angeles!!! There is so much cool stuff. Not sure about first week, but there are tons of haunts and yard haunts!!! I won't go on vacation that time of year because there is WAY too much fun stuff here. Halloweentown and cool events.
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    05-20-2015, 10:30 PM
    Oh and for sure with the gauges and dials on my super secret prop after the steam garage is done. The steam garage is the setting for the prop I am most excited for this year!!! Lots of dials, gauges and lights on that one for sure. I am so excited I might start it before I make the garage facade!!!!!:rolleyes:
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    05-20-2015, 10:23 PM
    So I did google "steampunk Batman" and I am super inspired. I don't think I am even remotely talented enough to dream I could do a steampunk Batman costume justice. I am definitely not a costume guy. However I wish I could incorporate it into my theme if I was able to create one. Gotham is always an inspiration for me when I think of my yardhaunt though. I dream of making my work more gritty but steampunk at the same time. I hope to achieve that with the facade I am about to start, which will...
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    05-18-2015, 05:22 PM
    Holy crap! That would be an awesome costume!! A steampunk Batman? Whoa cool idea. I actually use Gotham as inspiration but it ends up looking cheerier when I make stuff. I want to be more gritty in the future.
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    05-17-2015, 09:21 PM
    That is a good question. I would like to sound like I am organized and technical, but to be wholly honest, its all still sitting in the garage. I have some reinforcements in town visiting so it will possibly get stored up in the rafters of the garage while I have some help. That way I can get started on phase 2(and park a car in there as well). :cool: I built the panels to store flat. It actually is not that bulky when broken down. This is an example of a single panel. They are 4 foot wide...
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  • osenator's Avatar
    05-17-2015, 09:31 AM
    Yup... Every year is a fun time, wondering how Mother Nature will react on Halloween day.
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    05-17-2015, 08:33 AM
    Cool, I will need to try it. I just drew this now, pages of my new horror comic.
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    05-17-2015, 07:44 AM
    More older pics, as we didn't do a cemetery last year. (not much, just a few tombstones that was laying around.
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    05-17-2015, 07:38 AM
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    05-17-2015, 07:33 AM
    This year, I plan to make the biggest cemetery I can, taking over 3 front yards. In the Garage, the wicth house this year. I might try to built a huge tomb surrounding my front tree. Here is a few from a few years ago, to give you an ideal, I got aroud 75 tombstones, If I recall. We never had the chance to display them all... JM
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  • yardhauntjunkie's Avatar
    05-17-2015, 06:41 AM
    Thanks! Great ideas. For sure going to add more steam! Been researching new fog machines. I did have a grate and pipes with steam in 2014. The grate was above the door of the clocktower.
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  • osenator's Avatar
    05-17-2015, 06:02 AM
    I think I am due to draw a horror comic.
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  • yardhauntjunkie's Avatar
    05-15-2015, 09:24 PM
    Last year (2014) I was able to pretty much finish "phase 1" of our yardhaunt! A few small details didn't get done but for the most part I got the big pieces finished. We are going with a steampunk theme. There is a clocktower, storefront, boiler and crates.
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    05-15-2015, 08:03 PM
    We are expecting more kids this year. We were somewhere in the 100 to 200 range. That was because we are brand new to the neighborhood and to be honest most people didn't quite understand what was going on. Set up will start 2 weeks in advance this year so that will help. Also we will be running Friday night as well so that might increase traffic.
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  • zacharybinx's Avatar
    05-08-2015, 02:59 PM
    Anyone else going to this? I bought my tickets 2 months ago! http://scarela.com/about/exp/ -Z
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  • zacharybinx's Avatar
    05-07-2015, 05:49 PM
    You can right click on the page you want and choose print target. You could also use the print screen function on your laptop. I just did it and it worked fine. -Z
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    05-04-2015, 04:42 PM
    Hi Scotty, I have it and can send the file via email. PM me as to where you want me to send it. -Z
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  • kmeyer1313's Avatar
    04-29-2015, 07:49 PM
    I had forgotten till I heard some music from the soundtrack the other day, but Playstation had Medievel and Medievel 2 - they had great layout, music, and scary/Halloween theme to it. If I remember correctly, the storyline was a zombie/skeleton knight or something.....I remember my ex playing it for hours when he first got it, & I didn't even mind cause I liked the atmosphere & music of it....
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  • kmeyer1313's Avatar
    04-29-2015, 07:08 PM
    I'm going next week, I have to keep my eye open for that....can't wait to check out the new Haunted Mansion gift shop!
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    04-29-2015, 05:39 PM
    So cool - where did you find the Doombuggy plate?
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  • kmeyer1313's Avatar
    04-29-2015, 05:36 PM
    Sorry, been off the computer for a week (& I'm having some problems with the app on my phone)...... Anyways, I saw some Halloween crafting supplies in the clearance section - some scrapbooking supplies (which I didn't get 'cause I don't scrapbook) & some clear stamp designs - the kind you can interchange on that clear block - which I did get but can't find now. In the middle of redoing the spare bedroom/supply closet, so it's probably in a wrong box or something...... There was also a...
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  • spookyone's Avatar
    04-28-2015, 09:34 AM
    sorry been hidinging in the darkness for a while but hey if you still need some help i will be more then happy to help out!!! just let me know :-)
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    Thanks for the friend request! Your pictures are really cool
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    Thanks, I love Nightmare Before Christmas. It'd make a great postcard
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    Thanks for letting me know!! I usually don't go into the general section.
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    Thank you for complimenting my bloody eye tombstone!! It looks like it will be displayed in the cemetery as is.. Thanks again!
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    I love your member name!!! Your stuff is very cool too. I love that you are inspired by the Haunted Mansion like me
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    Amazing haunt! Very cool props!
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    Thanks Z for taking the time out to take the harness pics, great pictures just what I wanted. How did you know that the bride was also of interest. The horse harness looks like it is mainly held up by the white bars and the metel straps are used to maintain the shape of the harness is this correct from what you remember ? The bride in the attic pic is the best I've ever seen. It looks like the bride has no arms and if I remember correctly the face that we see was projected onto a blank face, were the arms projected as well? If you have anymore pics of the harness regardless of quality or significance I would be interested in seeing them.
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