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  1. I need advice for Crowd Control issues at my haunt

    General Halloween
    I need some advice how to handle the situation with I have a large number of people that want to go through my tiny one-car garage haunt. I had about 200 visitors and maybe half of them wanted to walk through... When the groups were small, I asked them to walk through slowly and enjoy. It's...
  2. Boo Crew on Church Street, San Jose, Calif.-- 2018 is a go!

    Haunts, Gatherings and Conventions
    Thanks to Screaming Demons who spotted an update on the Boo Crew's facebook page, those in the area can start getting excited to see what Bob and crew come up with for this year's theme. So far it's a secret but they are looking for donations of empty cereal, mac and cheese, etc type boxes...
  3. Great Witch Prop

    General Halloween
    Has anyone seen this prop? https://youtu.be/wi6nf66uU10 I love it. It's on Walmart online but is sold out. It's $200. Thats a little rich for my blood right now. But it's a great prop. The little girl screaming is a hoot. There is also one with the witch holding a cat :D
  4. halloween 2017: one for the record books

    General Halloween
    tonight was a halloween i'll never forget. last year (our first year in a new house) we didn't get any ToTers. in fact, where i lived the few years before that, i really didn't get any either. i went to my mom and dad's a time or two on halloween night, and they get quite a few (~70-80 usually)...
  5. What's the first decoration you put up?

    General Halloween
    Some of you have decorations up year round, but if you're like me and you prefer to make it a seasonal thing, what do you bring out first and when? I just got some new black bedsheets and pillow covers and my bed was screaming for my Halloween pillows, so I had to get them out. I also got some...
  6. Moments of Stupidity

    General Halloween
    There's time when we all just don't think. I'm sitting in a Hospital Emergency with my wife enjoying the forum when a link takes me to YouTube. As the video loads there's lots of loud screaming and my phone is on full blast. First the screaming is the video, then its my wife telling me to shut...
  7. Spike Jones "A Spooktacular In Screaming Sound"

    Halloween Music
    Spike Jones in Stereo (also known as Spike Jones in Hi-Fi and A Spooktacular in Screaming Sound) (1959) is a horror-comedy album by musical-satirist Spike Jones. Unlike his previous recordings, which make fun of genres such as Christmas and classical music, Spike Jones in Stereo sends-up...
  8. Tonights Frights-Ravens Grin Inn.

    General Halloween
    Four young men drove over two hours to arrive at our door, so I proceeded to quickly scare them before they had even purchased their tickets! All four were scared by a small, cheap everyday used item that becomes trashed everyday by millions of people. I scared all four of them with a...
  9. Favorite TOT 2015

    General Halloween
    I always enjoy this thread...:D I did not have a really memorable tot last night but I was surprised at how many kids were afraid of Edward the Butler, who was standing by the front door. Little ones crying and screaming, older ones moving away and looking warily at him. One little girl...
  10. Electronic/Software: Screaming Banshee from Spirit

    Halloween Props
  11. Pneumatic: Recommend a tough screaming head for a leaper?

    Halloween Props
    I need help finding a decent screaming head for my pneumatic coffin leaper. In the past I have used motion activated heads that scream, but the violent nature of the action has caused the internal to blow apart in less than one season... any suggestions? My leaper starts at about 45 degrees...
  12. Pneumatic: My take of the screaming chair

    Halloween Props
    https://youtu.be/AgahI2aAQgs still working on it though.
  13. Pneumatic: screaming lady in chair prop questions...

    Halloween Props
    ...hey there folks, SHADOW OF DEATH here...going ambitious this year and working on the screaming lady in a chair prop...already have the scissor device figured out...not sure about the base as of now, but it looks pretty ease to fab up...i am still trying to figure out the operation of the head...