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  1. Default "People!!" Argh! 
    #1
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    Aug 2003
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    Ravens Grin Inn, 411 carroll st.mount carroll ill.
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    So a house tour I gave a month ago concluded with gracious, numerous compliments from all 3 or 4 of the patrons, later I was told they were still impressed as they ate at a local restaurant...then last night the one person (who is local) told my Wife that the one person in their group's "Real" problem in the first room came from me flashing a flashlight repeatedly in his eyes and he can't handle "Strobe Lights!"
    I never point a flashlight into any customer's face.( Unless they would be in the middle of physically attacking me.)
    We knew this person has a strange ability to create negative situations among almost everyone she comes into contact with(I do feel sorry for her on this) but..Come On!
    Do I have to record every front room routine so I can play it back for some of these attention-seeking types? See? You were laughing, having a good time. See? That never happened now did it? No, the film has not been edited!!
    All I know is all of them were having a great and fun time, laughing and reacting during my presentation....

    Some just HAVE to deal in the negative and I think it becomes addictive, the power they feel as they inflict it upon others.
    This is a real and sometimes serious sickness that should be cut out of a person's usual mind-set for Everyone's benefit.
     

  2. Default True that 
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    Jim,

    This is very true in most haunts, We have security cameras set up in almost every room not only for safety of our actors and customers but also for that very reason if someone complains we will check to see "what went wrong". In almost every case the complaint never occurred the way it was told.

    Its sad to say there are several people out there who just want to nag and complain after the fact to as you said get attention.
    Rusty
    Arx Mortis - Tech Department


    -- Some people claim to see dead people, I see everything.
     

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    Valley AL
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    Some pople Jim just can not enjoy anything. Makes you want to install trap doors with a gator filled pit but these people at least seem to be the minority.
    Besides if you can not handle strobe lights one of the most commonly used items in haunts why would you go in one.
    Proud to be able to work at
    http://www.haunted-hollow.com/
     

  4. Default "Trap Doors, Gators" 
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    I was once actually considering a holding cell inside my house made all padded and tough to contain any roudy possibly drunkie obnoxious person.
    I would let them out when I felt like it and explain that was just a special tour experience that I forgot to up-charge them for.."So you got a real bargain!" (And so would the rest of us by your absence!)
    In this fantasy the entrance would be a trap door, a quickly developing free-fall entrance!
     

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    Just install some doorways that lead straight outside from the second floor. Watch that first step its a doosie! LOL! Just like the Winchester Mystery Mansion or whatever its called now. What the hell was goin on in her head?! LOL!
    Damon
    Damon Carson
     

  6. Default Fear, Guilty. 
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    Were in Sarah Winchester's head.
    Her dead Husband made the rifle, the rifle made killing alot easier, many ghosts killed from his technology were hitching rides to come see her, box cars were full of them! She just knew it!
    Indians, cowboys, buffalo, small children caught as spies and executed....
    "Why are you going to shoot me with those rifles?"
    "Because you are an ugly kid, but we are about to make you "cute", execute."
    "OK,"
     

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