Top 5 Signs That You’re a Home Haunter

Time to bring this blog out of cold storage for the year and list the top 5 ways that you can tell that you’re a home haunter. If you recognize yourself in any of these, you’ve been bitten by the Halloween Home Haunt bug.

You know you’re a home haunter when…

  1. Your neighbors give directions to their houses by starting off with, “You know where the Halloween House is at…” (and the people getting the directions know exactly where that is). Or the other hand, you’re giving directions to your house, and the person hearing them says, “Oh, are you the Halloween House?? I know exactly where that is.
  2. You buy so much PVC, Great Stuff, insulating foam sheets and 1×3 wood that the sales associates at Home Depot start loading up a cart for you when they see you walk in to the store. And they have learned not to ask what it’s for.
  3. Your favorite places to shop are at “Curby’s,” aka the roadside (you wouldn’t believe what people throw away!), home construction sites (hey, they throw away insulating styrofoam! and you can’t have enough tombstones), and the roads leading to the local beaches where you might find pool noodles that have blown off of cars (a corollary to that is when you spot something orange on the side of the road, slam on the brakes and wade through the poison ivy, oftentimes it turns out to be an empty bottle of Tide).
  4. You can’t wait until August when the local hospital holds its annual rummage sale, and you show up with a wheelbarrow because you can’t possibly carry all the computer speakers, rotating fans, phonographs, clothes for your props, and various items that you may be able to use in your haunt. And don’t forget, EVERYTHING has a potential to be a prop.
  5. You really DO have skeletons in your closet (well, at least in your basement).

Thanks to Darren Rowse at Pro Blogger for coming up with the idea for this post.

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~ by roadsidehaunt on May 8, 2007.

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  17. Very nice! I am the writer of “Top 5 things to do in Istanbul” This was my first group activity, but i liked it very much.
    http://meeting-continents.blogspot.com/2007/05/top-5-things-to-do-in-istanbul.html

    Have you ever been to Istanbul which links east to west, and west to east like a weblink. Istanbul played such a critical role in the world politics and culture throughout the history.

    Now i have a dream i would like to share with you and Darren Rowse. All the Probloggers should meet at Istanbul and join the 29th edition of the Eurasia Marathon on Sunday 28th of October, 2007.

    Let’s meet where the continents meet : As the Istanbul Eurasia Marathon starts from the Anatolian side while taking the runners to the most beautiful spots of town, signing its name under a touristic attraction as well. The Bosphorus is one of the most beautiful spots on the world and as you run through it, history of the centuries run with you on the streets.

    I joined the 28th Intercontinental Istanbul EurAsia Marathon on 5th of November, 2006 together with my friends, Joe and Suat San. We enjoyed the wonderful Bosphorus, and beautiful streets of Istanbul on a cold but sunny Sunday morning. The slogan for last year’s marathon was “let’s run for a non-smoking world”.

    this was my blog post for last year’s marathon:
    http://meeting-continents.blogspot.com/2006/12/intercontinental-eurasia-marathon.html

    I would be happy to invite you to the 29th Intercontinental Istanbul Eurasia Marathon, the only marathon to run between two continents – Europe and Asia. Istanbul is one of the oldest settlements on the world. What about participating in the 29th EurAsia Marathon in 2007 which takes place in the most beautiful places of a wonderful city that has been the capital of three empires ?

    You may find details about the marathon here:
    http://www.istanbulmarathon.org/english/main.asp

    Please let me know if you are interested.

    Have a nice day!
    Mert

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