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    Wire weight limits

    Hey guys, thought I'd chime in again here. Couple of VERY general rules about ANYTHING flying - at least in the theatre biz. If it falls and won't kill you, use a safety factor of 5x. If it falls...
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    Catapulting Zombie Babies!

    Yes, I had a nightmare about a nursery filled with those little zombie babies you pick up at the HAUNT store. I was walking by and one of them launched up out of the bassinet and hit the glass right...
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    Flying Actors

    I'm not sure how the big guys do it, but as a Theatre professional first and a Haunter second, I would HIGHLY recommend you hire a professional rigger who is certified to do any flying of props and...
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    Thanks

    Hey everyone, thanks for all the helpful input. It was a pretty cool scare. We ended up using a pond pump and creating a continual flow of nasty red liquid that was thrown onto a sheet of white...
  5. Thread: Cough Drops

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    That's what I thought it was - menthol! Thanks...

    That's what I thought it was - menthol! Thanks Rob! I'm not familiar with other brands - but its good to know that there are alternatives - some of my actors are like "I don't like the taste of...
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    Cough Drops

    Hey everyone, I just finished reading the poll forum about breaks and I wanted to give my $.02 about using cough drops. I'm not sure if this is kosher, and I'm not endorsing a specific product for...
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    Ok I found a pump for about $80 so that looks...

    Ok I found a pump for about $80 so that looks cool, a submersible utility pump, says it'll expel 1/2" material. So the other question is...how do I mix up some blood that'll look realistic enough...
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    like a regular pool/pond pump? I never even...

    like a regular pool/pond pump? I never even thought of that would the gunk plug it up? Maybe have to really thin it out to make it work right...
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    Woodchipper Scene

    Hey everyone, We want to put a woodchipper scene in the HAUNT this year ala Fargo. As the folks come into the room the actor grabs a foot or arm or something and places it into the woodchipper and...
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    Sounds great! Thanks for the led idea. We're...

    Sounds great! Thanks for the led idea. We're totally stoked about this green slime and toxic goo and gas all over the haunt. You guys are the best! Thanks!

    Randy
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    That's a very cool idea, so instead of relying on...

    That's a very cool idea, so instead of relying on lighting from the outside it glows from the inside out? That is very cool. I assume you need to keep the coat of foam fairly light so the light will...
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    We made one a couple of years ago and to my...

    We made one a couple of years ago and to my surprise it worked really well. The guests entered in one corner of the room and the exit was across form them in the dark. We had an actor in a doorway in...
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    I'll look into it. Is that a brand name or a kind...

    I'll look into it. Is that a brand name or a kind of paint? NEvermind. Found the website - looks like cool stuff, a little pricey, but I kinda figured that'd be the case with fluorescing paint. :0)
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    Toxic Green Slime

    Greetings fellow Haunters,

    We're doing an industrial "accident" wasteland theme this year and I'd love to hear some ideas for creating toxic slime, if it could glow and drip that'd be cool, but...
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    We had a room a couple of years ago that was...

    We had a room a couple of years ago that was pretty cool. It was all black, very dark with a small penlight on a table pointed at a couple of freaky little dolls. The table was opposite the entrance...
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    More Fabric ideas...

    Hey, I use RoseBrand for all of my curtains in my theatre. Most of their products are IFR or FR rated and top quality. A little pricey, but much easier than dippin into FR stuff. Just a thought!
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  17. Thread: Rules?

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    I understand what Jeff was saying about creating...

    I understand what Jeff was saying about creating an atmosphere but I like the idea of giving the rules when people aren't distracted by all the other folks in the queue and we can have their full...
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