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  1. Serial Haunting


    There are probably few people out there who remember going to the Saturday morning matinees at the local cinema and watching the serials. Each week, moviegoers could enjoy a new chapter in an ongoing saga. These days, the closes thing we get are TV series with an overarching story arc, like Breaking Bad or The Walking Dead.

    What has this got to do with haunting? It has to do with keeping your guests intrigued
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  2. Holy Order of Screams

    I don't know why I love "generators". Put in some info and your Vampire name pops out or whatever.


    In 2017 I made an Excel based theme generator, which I shared again in 2019.

    For reasons I no longer remember, I created a "Halloween Haunt Name Generator", which I share here.

    Halloween Haunt Name Generator 20210216.xlsx

    It's also Excel based, mostly because that's the program I
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  3. A Scourge of Vampires

    Not to be confused with a malignity of goblins, a scourge of vampires is a bunch of the bloodsuckers. This entry is about a bunch of KINDS of vampire like monsters from Asia.

    If your idea of a vampire begins and ends with a Hungarian dressed like a head waiter, this might open up some new ideas for you! If your image of a vampire *sparkles*, you may have stumbled into the wrong forum.

    Vampire-like figures have a long history in the mythology of Asia.

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  4. Backstory

    To help fill guests in on the story behind the haunt, I posted 13 news clippings to help tell the tale.
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  5. YouTube Science! Part 9 - Jacob's Ladder!

    A Jacob's Ladder is probably the easiest, simplest high voltage display. It can also be extremely dangerous.
    There is always at least one in any cinematic mad science lab. I have seen some sets with several! Typically, these are naked, with nothing to prevent the unwary from touching an electrode.
    Nevertheless, it's a high impact build anyone can do. Acquiring the transformer is the hardest part.



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