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    General Halloween
    Hi, I'm looking to set a Jack O Lantern scene like the one at Haunted Mansion. Do you have recommendations on where to get them? Ebay seem a little spendy. Thanks.
  2. Other: How to paint a Squawkers McCaw / faux fur?

    Halloween Props
    After seeing some great projects with it here I finally bought a Squawkers McCaw and the board to go with it from J-Man. The problem is that my theme is a spooky graveyard, nothing piratey. My solution is to turn Squakwers into a zombie parrot in a cage, but I'm not sure how to tackle paining...
  3. A new look for our yard

    General Halloween
    The mermaid skeleton came! She is gorgeous!!! Rather than a typical bone color, she is kind of grayish, with a bendy tail. She'll certainly look better than our old mermaid, which was a regular Bucky type, with a homemade tail. Due to a house move, we couldn't Halloween last year, and when I...
  4. Mystery Dinner Party

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    My family always throws a halloween party every year doing one of those mystery dinner parties where everyone is a character. They always go all out so we prepare now by buying the mystery. Has anyone done one of those and have any good recommendations?
  5. Help! Slides hard to insert in Gemmy Lightshow Illusion Projector

    General Halloween
    Hi guys, picked up a Gemmy Lightshow Illusion Projector (2018 product) that comes with 6 slides and finding all the slides are super tight to insert into the projector. Too late to return after holiday and do like it so wondering how to make the best of this. Also curious if others have had...
  6. Video Recording for "How-To's"?

    Off-Topic Stuff
    Hey all, I'm looking to build some props this coming year and figured I would like to record the process so I can post how-to's? But wasn't sure what would be a good camera option to record the videos? Do people have recommendations on what they use. I figure my phone/camera is not good enough...
  7. Other: Need help... Haunted toybox theme

    Halloween Props
    I used to go all out for Halloween with one of my family members. We would prep and prop all year long to put out massive displays of pirates and ghosts and mummies. Unfortunately, this year, that family member is no longer around. I had already made the costumes (haunted toys/dolls) but now I...
  8. Cameras to film visitors at night

    General Halloween
    Hey all, been a while. I want to get a low cost camera to mount and film the visitors scares at my house this year. Plug in with night vision that records to an SD card is preferred. Anyone got some recommendations? Thanks
  9. Facebook Pages & Podcasts

    General Halloween
    I was just curious what Halloween/Horror/Creepy Facebook Pages & Podcasts people LIKE and listen too. I'm really looking for a new podcast to listen to at work and I just re-purposed my facebook page (signature) and thought it was worth mentioning. My podcast recommendations: Alone in the...
  10. How do I achieve the plastic look?

    Hello, At the haunt I am working this year, I will be made up as a Zoltar character (the robotic genie in a box)... I want to look as authentic as possible, but I am not certain how to make my face have that plastic 'doll' look. Do you have any recommendations on how to do this?
  11. Electronic/Software: Controller for Squawkers McCaw Toy

    Halloween Props
    Hi all. I'm new here and am looking for recommendations for a controller to "hack" a Squawkers McCaw Toy to say and do what I'd like it to. Any suggestions? Thank you!
  12. Static: Foam Prop Website recommendations with cheap and fast shipping to Canada?

    Halloween Props
    Any Help Is Greatly Appreciated Thanks! :D - djcjf
  13. Best supplies recommendations

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Can anyone recommend on a cheap Halloween party supply store? Thanks
  14. Electronic/Software: Animated Prop Recommendations

    Halloween Props
    Im looking for some decent animated props to be used outdoors for the entrance to my home for a halloween party. I dont want them to be low quality or too jerky. Ive seen many on certain "popular" sites that seem to be way overpriced for what you get. Any ideas? Website recommendations?
  15. Horror Movie recommendations

    Horror Discussion
    does any one know have any good horror movies recommendations, nothing to bloody and not a lot of gore like Sleepy Hollow (1999) or the 2014 New Zealand horror comedy Housebound, Haunter, plus like movies were the main character does not die in the end thanks
  16. Static: Weighing down props?

    Halloween Props
    Do any of you have recommendations of any kind of construction element that can be built into a prop to help weight it down? I plan to make a few small "islands" for my bayou that would only consist of a small plywood base, great foam and small pvc/pool noodle trees, so not much weight to hold...
  17. Recommendations for Halloween Albums

    Halloween Music
    I'm looking for recommendations for Halloween Albums, similar to that of the "Scary Sounds CD" by Paper Magic Group, and "Scary Sound Effects" which included music like "Pipe Organ & Ghost" and "Pipe Organ & Bassoon". There's a particular piece of ambient spooky music I'm looking for but no one...
  18. Projector recommendations for Madame Leota

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hi. I want to build a self-contained Madame Leota using rear-projection. I will make the head using a vacuum forming with semi-transparent plastic. But I dont' know a good projector for this. It does not need to be high res, or super bright, but it needs to be pretty quiet and small. And I...
  19. Electronic/Software: Voice Changing Software Recommendations?

    Halloween Props
    I am going to get a talking skull this year. I would like to record some dialogue with the back story for my haunt. I am looking for some software for my Mac that I can use the record my voice, alter the sound of the voice (deepen the pitch, etc.) and potentially add some basic effects like...
  20. Static: Hot Foam Cutter Recommendation?

    Halloween Props
    I seem to run through these cheap handheld cutters from Michaels. Do you have any recommendations for hot wire foam cutters for cutting foam board for things like gravestones etc? BTW - if this isn't in the right place, please let me know where I should submit these. I have a few more :)