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  1. Lighting: How can I make a sign like this and have the bulbs flash in patterns?

    Halloween Props
    Image here My brother lives in a large neighborhood that gets tons of trick or treaters however his house isn't in the most high-traffic area. We decorate tons but would like to make a sign like the image I posted to put nice and tall on the roof. I plan on making the sign halloween-ey but...
  2. New BIG SCARY SHOW: A look back at 2018

    Announcements / Press Releases
    New BIG SCARY SHOW – WELCOME TO 2019 Episode 175! Well, it’s 2019 and the Big Scary Show bids a fond farewell to 2018 as only we can, with another show chock full of news and information to keep you on top of the haunt industry. It may only be January, but we’re beginning the countdown to our...
  3. Desperately Need help finding These Masks

    Wanted to Buy
    My brother and I are looking to find two old masks that were mass produced in the 1990's. We have searched high and low, and can not find them anywhere. We're looking for information on where we might find old masks from a collector, or get them recreated at a low price. They are very...
  4. Raven's Grin Inn � Mt Carroll, IL

    Haunts, Gatherings and Conventions
    New Article="GOOD!" She is a young woman , writing for a local tourist magazine, but guess what? She got everything RIGHT! I am Very Happy with the work that she did. (Now if the photographer could have only taken a picture of the back of my head, instead of my old, scary face! ) Plain to...
  5. My Halloween 2015

    General Halloween
    I had a great Halloween this year. We got a giant bag of 250 pieces of candy. My brother and I got busy setting up the decorations. We don't have any real Halloween decorations, so we improvised: we used a baby doll and some clown dolls and put them in the window sill of our front porch, we put...
  6. Halloween Story from my Youth

    General Halloween
    I was reading a post elsewhere on the forum about people handing out healthy treats like apples and I started laughing out aloud as it brought to mind a Halloween story from my misspent youth. I was 13 or 14 at the time and was assigned the unenviable task of taking my younger brother around...
  7. Prop Showcase: 2015 Tree Monster Control Upgrade

    Halloween Props
    Part of my efforts to realize a plug and play home haunt with minimal set up time. So far - so good. My brother who helps set up on the day of took a nap last year : - ) http://www.snydercentral.com/halloween/props/treemonsters/treemonsters.htm
  8. Keep our Haunt Alive

    Announcements / Press Releases
    Hello Fellow Haunters, I have some bad news while being out of town helping with a family emergency. All my wood and materials that I use to build our Yard Haunt was taken, I don’t like to word “stolen” cause I hope whoever took it will be using it for a good cause. Around this time of...
  9. Things "U" Learn from Zombie-tag

    General Halloween
    People can bring groups here to rent the house for Hyde & Shriek and now some play Zombie-Tag! Zombie Tag-one person is "The Zombie!" Everyone else hides,when tagged the tagged one is now also a Zombie and must slide their neck band up making it a head-band to let them see you coming! The one...
  10. Post YOU as a TOT.

    General Halloween
    Been meaning to get around to this for a while, and finally got my parents to dig out ye olde photo albums. I should be shocked at the lack of photos of my first haunts, but...I'm not. Well, I've spoken before how Halloween at our place was something mom hated. She was thrilled when I...