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  1. Offsite Survey: COVID-19 Impact on 2020 Haunt Season

    General Halloween
    Hey everyone, I'm working on a story for AllHallowsGeek.com and I am looking for feedback from owners of professional and home haunts on the impact COVID-19 might have on the 2020 haunt season. I've put together a short survey to collect information about the changes you are making, or not...
  2. The Original; Madam Belben

    The Original; Madam Belben

    The show was heavily influenced and structured by using the amazing musical pieces from "The Haunted Mansion" movie. I utilized the opening credits sequence (embracing the sound effects) to structure my story. I was lucky to have such willing talent to make this a reality. My longtime friend...
  3. Seven Layers of Scare

    Seven Layers of Scare

    The Seven Layers of Scare is a way to organize your thoughts about how to take your haunt to the next level of scare.
  4. Seven Layers of Scare

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. Gurus of interior design follow basic rules in designing a great room. Christopher Lowell came out with a blockbuster book called the Seven Layers of Design. In haunting, we also use...
  5. Terra's Seven Layers of Scare

    Terra's Seven Layers of Scare

    List of the Seven Layers of Scare
  6. Spooky music on Spotify

    Halloween Music
    Check out some spooky tunes on Spotify from Dr. Snik... #Halloween #HalloweenMusic #soundtrack #horror #horrormusic #indiefilm #indiemusic #psychedelic #psychedelicmusic #indiehorror #darkwave #haunt #hauntedhouse #synth #virtualorchestra
  7. Gate Outside

    Gate Outside

    Gate is installed outside the garage.
  8. 8' Long Tentacle Arms

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. Got these terrific tentacle arms from Fright Props but needed two things to make them work for our haunt. First, they needed to be hangable. Second, they had to be extended another 3...
  9. The new Haunt

    The new Haunt

    8/22/19: Things are just getting started. One section of fence (making 10) 3 - 1x2x8' Firing strips 3 - 10' 1/2" PVC (Cut to 36", 40" & 44") 9 Plastic finials 36 screws 1- can black spray primer. I got all my Fencing Supplies and have started the build. Proof of concept done on the first...
  10. Steamtown Gotham 2019

    General Halloween
    So it's that time. I debated for quite some time if I wanted to do a midweek setup this year with Halloween being on a Thursday. But we're locked in to having it up this year with our application to be on the SoCal Hauntlist. These are some pics from the setup from last year. This is the...
  11. Thinking about using my outdoor pool to dissolve bodies this year.

    General Halloween
    Ok, so I just moved to Florida and am fortunate enough to have an in-ground pool at my rental property. Because I didn’t do anything last year in Montana I am really considering doing a walkthrough on Halloween and using my in-ground pool as a vat of acid and dissolve a half dozen bodies...
  12. Spirit Halloween 2019

    General Halloween
    Since a thread has not been made for this yet I thought I would make one. Spirit released their first 2019 sneak peek today, and it is the "Terror Dog", also known as Zuul from Ghostbusters. It is a high price point at $499.99, but he is a licensed prop made of foam-filled latex and almost 5...
  13. Haunters nearby you?

    General Halloween
    Hey all. Just curious, have any of your neighbors started decorating “big” after you started, or after you moved in? I’m sure some of you are lucky enough to live on the same block as other haunters, but I’m curious if anyone here has inspired another nearby to start their own excessive...
  14. 2018 Yard Haunt - Daytime, Night, and Video

    General Halloween
    Daytime Photos with commentary Night photos with a couple of gifs
  15. Favorite/Scariest Haunt Room Themes

    General Halloween
    I know everyone has different fears, but what are some of your favorite haunt room themes?? And what types of scares get you the best?!
  16. Anyone with campsite (RV Park) haunt experience?? First timer looking for advice!!

    General Halloween
    Friends - We are taking my Voodoo on the Bayou yard haunt on a road trip this year and setting up shop at Lake Rudolph (Holiday World) Campground. Any tips from experienced campers/haunters who have done this before? I have quite a few props to take (skeletons, lighting, sound effects). Will...
  17. TOT during the day help

    General Halloween
    I moved earlier this year into my mother's home. She's allowing me to live rent free with her while I attend nursing school nearby. The good news is that she's totally cool with me decorating for Halloween! The bad news is that her township has TOT during the day the Saturday before Halloween...
  18. Trick or Treat ;)

    I recently started a youtube channel for my home haunt Falcon Cemetery. I'm going to start posting whenever I upload a new video in case anybody wants to check it out! I'm also pretty active on instagram once my build season starts. My Most Recent Video I get asked a lot about where I store...
  19. Prop Showcase: Kindo's 2017 Haunt

    Halloween Props
    Well it's all over and the post Halloween depression has hit. lol! :D Was a pretty good year. Had a lot of fun. didn't get as many kids as i was hopping since it wasn't raining this year. got more people last year and it was storming. O well, it did leave an impact on the ones that did show up...
  20. Greetings! Annual all-ages Halloween Maze in Central, MA

    Member Introduction
    Greetings fellow haunters! I've been building a Halloween Maze in my side yard for trick or treaters for the past few years, and opened the invitation up to the community at large this year, starting October 14 and running through (perhaps a little past) Halloween. We opened 6:30-8:30pm nightly...