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  1. Haunts, Gatherings and Conventions
    Hi all! I'm conducting research on home haunters for my university. This survey is specifically for people that consider themselves home haunters (ranging from folks that simply put a few decorations up to professional haunters). It is also for people of the age of 18. I need to get quite a lot...
  2. Member Introduction
    Long time haunter, first time member. Looking forward to this year. Planning a haunted house for school charity. Can't wait to find the treasures that are inside the forum.
  3. General Halloween
    So it's that time of year where I get into the swing of things with Halloween projects and I always like some inspiration in the form of YouTube videos! One channel I really like is Hollywood Haunter, but I definitely would like a new one to watch if anyone knows of some!
  4. Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Went to check out Party City for some birthday wrap and saw that they have an Extended Cyber Monday sale going on. 25% off sitewide and free shipping on onders $39+. Online only. Code SAVE25. SAVE25 offer valid Sunday 11/25 - Tuesday 11/27 at 11:59 pm PT. They have some nice halloween prop...
  5. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hi all, longtime haunter first time post: This is a quick eye movement test I did of some eyes I made (these were a junk pair that I had used for a sculpting blank). The actual mechanism is made from 2 old servos, some baling wire and a home depot paint stick. It is just a test but as you see I...
  6. Member Introduction
    Hi everyone, I have been doing home haunts for a long time. In my former life I was an F/X artist for a bunch of films in the 90's - early 2000's; I worked on makeup F/X and animatronics for Starship Troopers, Blade, Mimic, Alien Resurrection, 300, etc. If you have any questions about...
  7. Halloween Props
    Hello all, A fellow haunter and I decided to modify an existing store bought prop and because we are both competitive with each other, of course it had to be a competition, lol. We both took a store bought skeleton dog and modified it however we wanted, ironically both doing a sort of zombie...
  8. Halloween Props
    Hello and good day! Ok, so I ran out of time. I'm just going to blame it on my cats. I have a ton of rescue kitties, and it seems it's one emergency after another with them. So! I saw an idea from Pumpkinrot that I really liked that he/she did a variant several years. There's 3 characters...
  9. Announcements / Press Releases
    Win an AtmosFX Holiday Digital Decorating Kit as well as several of AtmosFX’s Digital Decorations. This includes an HD projector, tripod, remote, projection material and 16 pre-loaded scenes. Valued at over $750 in digital decorations for both Halloween and Christmas, this is a must-have for any...
  10. Halloween Music
    FREE Halloween Music download! We are giving away a full album of award winning haunt music to celebrate the start of October GHOST STORIES - 15 electro horror tracks for Haunts Download the CD now here...
  11. General Halloween
    I'm working on some things to add to my Halloween web site and even after much research I'm not having much luck, have any of you come across any information on when Haunters started bringing cemeteries into their Halloween displays, how that got started? When it came about was it started by a...
  12. General Halloween
    hello everyone i just joined this site. I'm Freakshow The Clown and i have been haunter for a few years now. i work for a charity haunt that the money goes to restore a historical sights. i do have a small budget every year. I am looking for ideas for a room. it is a black light fun house full...
  13. Announcements / Press Releases
    Win the entire FrightProps Prize pack including a $200 FrightProps gift card, 4 Flash Crackers, a Brain Beanie, a Trick Or Treat Severed Head Bag, a Bucket of Poo, a Torso Prop, a Skinned Fox, and a ColorPiano Light! Valued at over $725 in Halloween & haunted house accessories, this is a must...
  14. General Halloween
    You know you're a haunter if...... You start pulling all of your bins, boxes, tubs and props and people keep asking are you moving?????? Um no, just getting ready for Halloween lol
  15. General Halloween
    Hey guys as build season gets into full swing I tend to get all caught up in my projects. I find it can be pretty easy to get stressed juggling your actual life and haunter life at times so I find it helpful to reflect on why we do what we do. I made a video and I talk about early halloween...
  16. General Halloween
    Ha! No... not like THAT. I mean in the Haunter way! :D I was wondering how many folks here are lone haunters doing it all (or most) on their own... even if you are married or part of a family. Over the years, I've found just about as many pros as cons. Pros: Never having to sneak in...
  17. Haunts, Gatherings and Conventions
    I have more than a decade's worth of Halloween collection that I am going to be purging. I am in Portland Oregon. I have a two story 10 x 20 storage unit that needs emptied. I am looking for Ed Robert who usually does the West Coast Haunter Convention to give him first choice. If you know...
  18. Halloween Props
    Spirit has confirmed they are not ordering any more of these and i really need to get my hands on one. does anyone have one for sale or could get me one. Desperate Haunter in need of this.
  19. For Sale By Merchants
    There's a lot of great stuff on Redbubble if you search "Halloween." But if you want something uniquely made for those of us who "make" Halloween, please check out my designs in my "Monsters And Halloween" collection by Scavenger Eye (me.) :) These are made Print On Demand. There is no...
  20. Member Introduction
    Hello, Thanks for letting me be a part of the forum. I am a home haunter. This will be the third year for us to throw a Halloween party. I build most of my props rather than buying them. The first year I did it, was just a few animatronic, jump out and scare you things in the house, and a lot...
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