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  1. Build a Ghost Phone!

    I saw this and I knew someone out there would have a place for it in their haunt! Seems like an interesting make and take idea.



    Wouldn't it be cool to have a phone ring and when your guests pick it up they get ghostly voices or creepy sounds? Or something really scary like a recording of Judy Garland?

    I was thinking that this obviously need not be limited to a phone - MP3 players inside ...
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  2. HAUNTING PROFITABILITY - PART 3 "You have to make a profit!"

    By Leonard Pickel of Hauntrepreneurs.com
    Used with permission.
    Continued from last week...
    So how do we do that? Now this is going to upset several of you, and for that I apologize up front! Please understand. This is my personal belief that there is no right or wrong way to Haunt, and that the following recommendations are just that, recommendations. They are simply Haunting principles that I have seen make Haunts successful in the past! Your particular situation could be quite ...
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  3. The Invisible Haunt

    A blind acquaintance of mine turned me on to a "video game with no video" - Papa Sangre:



    The same group has also released The Nightjar and Papa Sangre II.

    Both "video" games put the player in a scenario where they must escape using only sound. I thought it sounded like the perfect setting for a haunt!

    Now, I know there have been entire haunts done in "total darkness" ...
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  4. HAUNTING PROFITABILITY PART 2: Profit Must Be Greater Than or Equal to Zero

    By Leonard Pickel of Hauntrepreneurs.com
    Used with permission.
    Continued from last week...

    All that Said, it is possible to make a living with a Haunted Attraction, and there are people who are doing just that. For most of my life I have been doing everything in my power to help those who are not making any money, get to the profitable stage:

    Through the articles I collect and write for industry magazines.
    Through the Haunt Ed Seminars I select ...

    Updated Yesterday at 06:23 AM by JustJimAZ

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  5. Steal Like an Artist

    I present you with some excerpts from Austin Kleon's new book, ""How to Steal Like an Artist". Don't we all "steal" ideas, inspiration, techniques wherever we can find them?



    Whether you think of yourself as an artist or not, it's hard for me to see haunters as anything else. The designing and construction of props seems as artistic a pursuit as sculpting. Even those who don't build anything design their show as carefully as any producer. ...

    Updated 04-09-2018 at 08:23 AM by JustJimAZ

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