View Full Version : Great Halloween Fright Fight

10-23-2014, 03:56 PM
Is this anyone from here!?


10-28-2014, 08:20 PM
I will admit that I am a bit disappointed in it so far. I was understanding that it would be home displays and not commercial haunts. Hell if I would have know that I would have tried to enter our haunt.

10-28-2014, 09:40 PM
Had to take my son to karate at 8. Dvr'ed the show. Watching it now.

10-29-2014, 11:00 AM
Was disappointed / annoyed by the christmas one, didn't hold out any hopes for the halloween one..

10-29-2014, 11:25 AM
The Halloween show was disappointing, but my expectations might have been too high. It was a bunch of people, apparently with time on their hands buying stuff and building themed props throughout the year to display on Halloween.

All were very proud of their display.

Where do they find folks like that?

Their neighbors probably think they are crazy. :)

10-29-2014, 12:45 PM
I have one neighbor who hates me because I get my Christmas lights out before she dose. :biggrin:
back in May we had a storm and my chimney fell on her car, well my insurance said "act of god". she didn't have insurance to cover her car. so she has not talked to me since.:rolleyes:

10-29-2014, 01:31 PM
I thought the show was good. I enjoyed it. There were some cool effects showcased. The judging always stinks as with all the holiday shows with the same 2 judges.

10-29-2014, 07:05 PM
Had some nice effects, but I agree they need Better judges.

10-30-2014, 07:34 PM
+1 on the judges. I found them incredibly annoying, too much focus on "organic" and "original". I thought that there were some need engineering bits....the treadmill elevator simulation, wiper motor animated characters, etc. If true, the fact that one of the contestants dumpster dove for almost everything was impressive as well as the winner and his "chainsawed" props from local trees. I was most disappointed in the lack of "techy" stuff. I am confident that there are plenty of folks on this forum that could have blown those displays out of the water, getting the better halves to let us build a prop bigger than our house is a different story!! :excl:

10-31-2014, 09:15 AM
Kinda like burying the cables... some of you may... I on the other hand have better things to do with my life besides burying cables for 4 weeks- only to end the show with frozen ground and not get them out until the thaw- doesn't sound like a great plan to me....

I was impressed with some of the ideas... yet disappointed that some seemed to commercial...

What I am disappointed in is the trophy's... I thought the Christmas ones looked cheap... this one was worse...

And the judges... I've never heard two women scream so much....

10-31-2014, 09:22 AM

And the judges... I've never heard two women scream so much....


10-31-2014, 04:33 PM
And the judges... I've never heard two women scream so much....

Lol I know!

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10-31-2014, 11:27 PM
Well I enjoyed the whole show and saw some neat ideas. Would like to try the dental mirror trick sometime.

11-01-2014, 04:13 AM
we had a storm and my chimney fell on her car, well my insurance said "act of god".

Always wondered what would happen if I had a dyslexic insurance broker who insured me to for "act of dog".. ;-)

11-02-2014, 08:45 PM
i finally watched the show, i can see where most of the comments came from. I was very confused that the judges originally said they one that one was not for kids and previously said halloween is for the kids - poor editing??

My biggest question is where does that stuff go!? The guy that one cuts all those tress down every year to make new displays? thats organic?

Ok, enough on that. Looking past all that stuff, there were some neat ideas. I want to find out what the "bee mesh" is that was used for the spider house for the webs. motorized spider legs were cool. I liked the prop designers house. Our house sets back, that would be cool to build a fake house front, but i would have to have a place to keep it, i would be lucky to afford it once. using a tower fan to rotate the skeleton was simple idea.