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  1. Member Introduction
    Well, after reading posts on this forum for years, I decided we should just join. Unless, of course, we used to be Members and I just forgot our information. LOL Have been listening to Halloween Radio for a long time. We have been celebrating Halloween together (AR, FL, OK, and now MS) and...
  2. Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Two years ago I did an Escape Room in my basement. It was a hit, but I didn't get to enjoy the party because I kept having to go reset the room. Soooo, last year I did a variation. Each guest who wanted to participate was the victim for a designated amount of time. During this time the other...
  3. Halloween Props
    Work is about to get ugly for me so I need to start my decorative planning pretty quickly. I have limited storage room for any newer items so I am trying to make things as tiny as possible. As the title says, I am thinking about a foldable coffin. If I were to build one (not for actual human...
  4. General Halloween
    Anyone ever see their home on Google Maps and realize that the photo is from October?!?! I used GPS on my phone to check for traffic issues on my route home the other day and inadvertently found that the “Street View” for the area was taken in October! Excellent! For some extended time that will...
  5. 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.
  6. Halloween Music
    Nightmare City Halloween presents the Ultimate Halloween Playlist! Featuring 1,051 songs running 66 hours. There's something for everyone here. Listen if you dare: 40 Years Of Nightmare City Halloween Additonal Nightmare City Halloween Playlists include: The Best Of Nightmare City...
  7. Halloween Props
    I could really use some advice to save me time and aggravation. See my video first: https://youtu.be/dUAD_fsq1fA I'm having a couple challenges with the head. First, what should I do to get the head to come up more vertical? At its highest point, it is still too angled down for my taste. My...
  8. General Halloween
    It's happening, and it won't be long before we are in full-on Halloween! Hobby Lobby is putting out fall. Last year I didn't catch the fall floral bloom until mid-May and it took them until June to put out the rest. They're not wasting any time this year - not only do they have the fall floral...
  9. Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Just got an email about the Halfway to Halloween sale. They have a special tab for those sale items, Adult, kids, masks, decor and accessories. Examples: Pennywise 6ft. now 125.00; 10ft towering reaper, 150.00; 2.5ft victorian gothic gargoyle prop, 75.00. Expect these will go fast. Also saw a...
  10. Halloween Props
    I know this topic has been beaten to death.....but I am trying to do something slightly different. Maybe some of you with extensive knowledge on airflow and pipe sizing may help. I have a chauvet 1600 fogger, plenty of fog, and good velocity coming out. I would like to create a grid system in...
  11. 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!
  12. Halloween Props
    If you've worked with corpsing barber shop heads and have some photos, I'd love to see them. I have several heads I'd like to work on for my first time. Here are a few ideas I had found: http://bascombemania.blogspot.com/2011/09/gearing-up-for-halloween.html
  13. For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    his is a great scare in a place where guests feel "safe" - startles them every time! $410 new - why buy new? Excellent condition - easy to program - works great! Needs an air compressor. Posting it cheaper here than on ebay (but it is listed there too) - $275 + shipping
  14. Halloween Props
    Hello all, Ive built an Air Cannon using a CO2 Fire extinguisher and air/water solenoid valve to control the release of compressed air. Using an Arduino, I want to trigger the solenoid for maybe 1 second ON then 1 Second off, for 3 bursts, then wait for 5 Mins, then start all over again. I've...
  15. Halloween Props
    Hey all, I am new here and I wanted to share with you something that I've built. I am really proud of it. It was a lot of work, but it gets a lot of attention from the neighbors. The archway is built with PVC pipe, tons of personally carved jackos (several store bought as well) and lights...
  16. Member Introduction
    Hey all, I am new here and excited to be part of this great community. I love building Halloween creations for my favorite time of the year and I hope to add some of my creations to this forum soon. Please fee free to check out my website. Thanks, Nick
  17. Halloween Props
    Something new from AtmosFearFX. Star Trek Beam Me Up projections. If you are a Star Trek fan, resistance will be futile! Not sure how people would use this in a haunt but sure someone will find a way...maybe the Borg are trying to board and collect alien species? or maybe you're a Discovery fan...
  18. General Halloween
    After 5 years of the Headless Horseman, I feel it is time to change it up. I would like to be Davy Jones, the octopus pirate. I have found a few realistic costumes, but they are expensive, upwards to $3000.00 or more. Anyone here have a used “deluxe” costume or better that they ware willing...
  19. 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...
  20. Member Introduction
    Just a quick hello to all. I have been very busy the last two years ( wow TWO YEARS) and have not had much time to dedicate to my love of Halloween. Still set up But now , new house, new nieghBOOHOOD and looking for new ideas. Even had to get rid of some much loved props due to lack of space...
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