YOU KNOW YOU'RE A
HAUNTAHOLIC WHEN ...
all year by kids who want to know what the theme for THIS
yourself thinking that one corpse is more attractive than
you get more
excited over a fog machine than a dirty movie.
you have more
help at your haunt than necessary for an old-fashioned barn
you have more
than ten sound effect CD's.
you have names
for the skeletons in your closet.
you play spooky
music all year round.
you spend more on one Halloween
than on your spouse's birthday, Christmas or anniversary.
you try to make Fido
look like a hellhound every Halloween.
avoid you a full month before Halloween.
basement and attic contain nothing but Halloween props.
candelabra you own is in a spider web motif.
there is a
monster under your bed because your attic/basement/garage is
bill higher in October than in December.
the family dog
ignores masked individuals breaking into your house.
giving your child a cat or dog, you give them a gargoyle to
the guy at the paint counter at the hardware
store sees you coming and starts stacking gallon cans of flat black on the counter.
you go to "Goth Night" at a local
club, armed with a pocketful of "volunteer recruitment" flyers.
you can't watch a horror movie without
jotting down ideas every two minutes.
you're nervous about taking rolls of film in
to be developed, for fear the police might show up at your house looking for the corpses.
you have a room in your house reserved for
special props/projects, and won't allow anyone in there because it'll "spoil the
people refuse to walk into your house at
people refuse to walk into your house in
you have a customized license plate that has
something to do with Halloween.
you start actually setting up your yard haunt
you judge homes by how well a haunt could be
set up in them.
your toddler's first words
"TRICK OR TREAT!"
it's not uncommon to see
doll hanging in a noose in you're daughters room.
your teenager wants his/her "own"
you start checking out
the Halloween Online family of web site in
June every year!