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  1. Suggestions for party playlist

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hey groovy ghoulies, I'm starting to compile song possibilities for a Halloween party playlist and could use some help. My musical tastes run mostly toward classic rock from the 60s, 70s, and 80s with a little folk, new wave, and country thrown in here and there just to keep things interesting...
  2. Electronic/Software: AtmosFX Unliving Portrait

    Halloween Props
    Hi, Here's my take in the AtmosFX unliving portrait. Controlled by a Raspberry Pi Zero, PIR activated. The project would be a lot simpler if the monitor had hdmi and USB, but it was a old monitor by father was going to throw away and I thought I know what I can use that for.
  3. FREE - Bottom half of broken life-size skeleton (Tempe, Arizona)

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    This very unfortunate thing happened to my 60-inch skeleton companion, Vlad, last night. As I was loading things into a van to move, I picked him up by his spine, and the poor guy's spine just snapped in two. He was in a storage unit without air conditioning for quite some time a few years ago...
  4. Small Items For Sale in Tempe, Arizona

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Everything on this thread has sold now.
  5. Mechanical: Asking for help on how to prevent motors from burning out

    Halloween Props
    I rely on so many of you to guide my prop builds, and this thread will be no different. This year two of my props had motors that failed, and I'm pretty sure it was our fault for asking them to do something they weren't meant to do. I'm hoping that with a bit of guidance, we can set them up...
  6. Electronic/Software: Tekky Light Switchplate animated Throw Switch prop

    Halloween Props
    Bought this Tekky Toys prop from Party City and just got it today. Great look and like it a lot. I know people are always looking for this type of thing for their mad lab displays without having to try to locate something like it to DIY. I had a halloween prop throw switch from several years...
  7. Electronic/Software: Projection mapping initial questions

    Halloween Props
    I'm thinking of doing a full projection mapping project for our house for 2019 Halloween. I used an AtmosfearFX projection into a window for 2018 and want to go bigger for 2019. My current pojector is an NEC MT1060 (2,600 lumens, native resolutipon of 1024 x 768, aspect ration of 4:3 and throw...
  8. Shallow Grave Cemetery 2018 - Garden of Souls

    General Halloween
    Thy soul shall find itself alone. Mid dark thoughts of the gray tombstone. Not one, of all the crowd, to pry into thine hour of secrecy. The spirits of the dead who stood in life; before thee are again. In death around thee, and their will shall overshadow thee...
  9. Electronic/Software: Throw the switch!

    Halloween Props
  10. Places to get free styrofoam

    General Halloween
    So most of us are always on the look out for free or really inexpensive material for making our props. I thought of several places where folks could possibly obtain free styrofoam big enough for tombstones, or building facades, or mausoleums, ...etc. Go and talk to your local stores that sell...
  11. Failing Store Bought Props

    General Halloween
    Seems like as time goes on, I'm having more and more of my store bought props starting to fail. Mostly not lighting up, not moving or activating properly. One of my fave props, a Nosferatu-like hanging bat, went out right after the first season I bought him. I still hang him up, but I hate that...
  12. Might've went a little clown crazy!

    General Halloween
    Been a long time since I was around but I'm back. Always loved Halloween and always wanted to go crazy with my house for trick or treating. When I lived in Houston I did just that and loved every bit of it. When I moved I sold most of my stuff and have come to miss those days. Well I am settled...
  13. Electronic/Software: Attention digital projection whole home projection experts

    Halloween Props
    I have a line on what I think will be a good projector to do a full home projection. It is 340 Canadian for this model.....Benq MX850UST This is my first time trying to do a whole house projection so if you have experience doing this and you don’t think this projector will work please let me...
  14. 4 Department 56 Witch Hat Houses

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    All four houses are like new,as are the original boxes.They were displayed only one season in a smoke free home.Included are.... Hilda's Witch Haunt......Three Witches Cauldron........Toads and Frogs Witchcraft Haunt....and Black Cat Shack.I will throw in couple witch figurines as well. I would...
  15. Halloween Party Ideas, Tips, and Tricks.

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hello fellow Halloween lovers, I always throw a Halloween Party that turns out a lot of fun for my family and friends. This year I want to make it my best one yet and progress in the years to come. I am seeking your help on how to throw an even more kick *** Halloween party. Below is a list of...
  16. When downsizing and cleaning out, what do you do with the rejects?

    General Halloween
    I have a lot of stuff that isn't really good enough to sell, but I don't want to just throw it away. What do you do with this stuff?
  17. Just an FYI for a place to get Halloween stuff

    Don't know if anyone has brought this up before, but I decided to check out the online sales site called LetGo.com. I did a search for Halloween and a bunch of props, costumes, and decor came up. A lot looked they were going for some decent prices. Just thought I'd throw that out there as a...
  18. Atmosphere Effects: Projector throw

    Halloween Props
    Can someone tell me what my trade offs will be between a short throw and ultra short throw projector for house mapping? Looking at a .5:1 short throw vs a .25:1 ultra short throw projector to cover the front of the house. (65ft) If I use a short throw I will have to set up the projector in my...
  19. Halloween Pumpkin Throw! New fun Halloween game is here!

    Announcements / Press Releases
    Hey guys! Our new Halloween Pumpkin Throw game has been just released! Please check it out at: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.megabile.pumpkin Complete the levels, try to avoid bad witches and use the help of friendly ghosts! How far did you reach? We hope you like it! Happy...
  20. Other: Is any one in Los Angeles that is willing to ship something?

    Halloween Props
    Hey, Can anyone in Los Angeles pick these up for me? They won't be willing to ship so, could someone pick them up for me then ship them to me? I would probably throw some other cash in too Let me know Nick