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  1. Hello, long time lurker, brand new user

    Member Introduction
    Hello guys Just wanted to say hello. Been visiting this site for a while but just decided to join up like everyone else. Enjoying the pictures of all the stores new Halloween stock. keep them coming. my themes that I am planning for this year is a swamp witch area and a run down lab with...
  2. Fog: How much ice

    Halloween Props
    There are a number of people with great fog chillers. I was curious as to about how much ice do you go through in a typical night. I am planning a crypt style chiller and wanted to know how much room I will need to have for ice.
  3. Haunter skills = life skills!

    General Halloween
    Thought you guys would find this amusing. I had an interview for an interesting new position opening up in my call center, and one of the questions was something along the lines of talk about a project that you saw from start to completion and all the steps you went through to finish it. So I...
  4. My 2016 Halloween Project

    General Halloween
    Hi All Here's my 2016 project. Went really well. Loads of screams, laughter and the odd running off crying. Already planning next years :p https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JHlUHTwxGE Thanks Rich
  5. Question. Who's already started planning halloween 2017?

    General Halloween
    My question to you all is .... have you started to plan for halloween 2017? If so where do you start?
  6. Static: Help on my cadaver

    Halloween Props
    I am planning on making a cadaver for a funeral scene and was trying to figure out what to use for the head and hands. I was planning on using a general poseable dummy, but wasn't sure about replacing the head and hands, using a mask, or maybe creating them from scratch. Thanks in advance for...
  7. Other: Yard Haunt - Layout Plans?

    Halloween Props
    Does anyone have yard haunt layout plans they could share? I am at least one year if not two away from trying to tackle a haunt. I have a decent sized double corner lot in the city, have fencing on all four sides with 3 gates. I think I could pull it off but don't know where to even start...
  8. Static: A "Funkins" Question

    Halloween Props
    Has anyone ever worked with funkins? I'm looking to carve some extra large funkins and place them atop my cemetery pillars. I'm curious if anyone has left them outside and how they hold up, especially after carving. If I'm planning on spending about $25 per pumpkin, I'd like to make sure...
  9. Other: Circus tent question/idea

    Halloween Props
    Ok so last year last minute I got the night off work so I threw together a quick carnival theme and ordered an outfit and mask off Amazon. I used a EZUP tent and used red and white party table coverings to give the effect of a circus tent. I was originally planning something in the garage but...
  10. Hello all!

    Member Introduction
    Oooh a Halloween forum; I am so excited I found this place! My name is Lori and I'm 33 years old from Washington State. I've already begun working on Halloween decorations and am planning my costume already too :D Looking forward to getting to know everyone.
  11. Other: What do you guys do to stop people from stealing your outdoor decorations?

    Halloween Props
    As I'm planning my Halloween props and decorations for the outside of my house, I'm starting to worry about theft. Last year, we planned a last minute vacation to Halloween Horror Nights (which is amazing btw!) so the only decorations I had was one zombie and some orange lights. No big deal...
  12. Hello.

    Member Introduction
    Just wanted to say a quick hello, and that I've enjoyed reading and looking at all the amazing haunts! Finally moved into a new home this year, so my mind has been in overdrive! LOL. Currently in the planning stages. I do have a few projects I'm able to complete now. I'm certain I'll have...
  13. Greetings from Vancouver Canada

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    Hi Everyone, Richard here from Vancouver. I've been meaning for years to start a yard haunt and finally got it started in 2014 with 6 foam headstones and a fog machine and a few other bits and pieces. After that I was hooked and pretty much started planning in November for the following...
  14. Halloween Sweet 16 Party in the Middle of June (Princess of the ghouls) ideas?

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    :cool: I'm planning to have a sweet 16 based off of my favorite holiday ever, but I need ideas. I have tried to plan the sweet 16 but since I would like to be different and my parents have told me that in a sweet 16 you technically have to be a princess and since I'm weird like that, I need...
  15. New and glad to be here

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    Hey everyone. Im new to the site and still fairly new to building our haunted yard. My dad and i started a combined haunted yard last year and it came out pretty well for relatively short planning but we're looking forward to doing it again this year and planning much earlier. Im here to get...
  16. Other: Our 2015 flash mob

    Halloween Props
    We run a charity haunt to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society. To keep the crowds entertained while waiting in the line ups, we surprise them with this show. My Husband and I are not involved in the planning. An awesome local high school group does all the choreography. What are your...
  17. Who loves Thanksgiving?

    Off-Topic Stuff
    Does this post make sense for this sub-forum? Anyway, who LOVES T'giving? I love it so much...it's still fall, it's crisp...delicious smells, wonderful warm kitchen/dining room, planning the table...planning the decor for the table...I love it.
  18. Hello from Finland!

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    This is Tiina, 30+ year old girl from Finland! Here in Finland Halloween isn't yet so big of an event, but maybe/hopefully going to.. On Easter kids around here go kinda "trick or treating", they dress up like witches and goes from door to door. They swing branches decorated with feathers etc...
  19. Always wanted the skeletons to climb the house!

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    I'm behind on my halloween planning this year as our daughter was married in September and being an all DIY wedding for all rentals, etc, took so much planning and time! This year marks our 10th year having a party...so we are "unearthing" the best of 10 years with the focus being a cemetery...
  20. Anybody Reaching Their Saturation Point?

    General Halloween
    After obsessing, planning, and working on Halloween for months...I'm started to get annoyed with it. The time for dreaming and pinning and planning is long over and the actual WORK is making demands of every spare minute of my time. My house is falling apart, laundry and dishes are piling up...
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