Halloween Terms/Words

 

3 axis skull


AC/Alternating current


Acid Test


American Scream


AFG/Axworthy flying ghost 


Arduino


Blucky/Bluckies (plural)


Bucky/Buckies (plural)


BeerCasket

Coffin

Corpsing/Corpsification

Curby/Curby’s


DMX/DMX Controler


Davis Graveyard


Dead with David


Drop panel


Day of the Dead


Drylock


Disneyesque


Dorp


Drink-N-Think


FCO


Flood light


Foggers


FCB/Flying Crank Blucky


FCG/Flying Crank Ghost


FCS/Flying Crank Spider

Foam Board


 

Haunts 57


Home Haunters Awards


Haunt form


Hauntcon


Hauntedmaps.com


Haunted News


Hell House


HOA


Home Haunter


IAHA


 

Joint Compound


Jump scare


LED


Latex


JOL


Make and Take


MIB/monster-in-a-box


Midnight Syndicate


Monster Mud/MM


Necromancy


OSB/Oriented strand board.


PID/Passive infrared detector


PIR/Passive infrared sensor


Pneumatics– The use of pressurized gas to affect mechanical motion.


Pro-Haunter- People who make money with their Haunts.


paper mache


paper mache clay


PicBoo Controller


Prop 1 Controller


Prop 2 Controller


PVC Pipe


Pepers Ghost/PGE – Pepper Ghost Effect


Props


Post-mortem photography-http://www.littlethings.com/1800s-dead-bodies-post-mortem/


Projectors


RGB


Safety and fire inspection


Spiderwire


Skull and Bones – Home Haunters


SOP – Servo Operated Puppet


Scrim – A transparent fabric used as a drop in the theater to create special effects of lights or atmosphere.


Title 19th –


TPC – Toe Pincher Coffin/Casket


TOTing/ToTing – Trick Or Treating


TransWorld’s Halloween & Attractions Show


TCT – Trash can trauma. A pneumatic prop that involves a trash can and a pop up scare.


Toe Pincher – a wooden coffin that is wide at the elbows and tapers at the foot.


 

Wall wart – a slang term for certain types of power supply – typically those that are embedded in an over-sized AC plug. Other names include wall cube, power brick, plug pack, plug-in adapter, adapter block, domestic mains adapter, power adapter, or AC adapter.


 

VSA – Visual Show Automation


 

XPS – Extruded Polystyrene Foam as in the blue and pink foam


The Eleventh Hour- The Eleventh Hour is a phrase meaning “late in the night ” like “burn the midnight oil”, taken from a passage in the Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard in the King James Bible.


 

DMX Controler – a controller that allows for creating and controlling a light shows.


Davis Graveyard


Dead with David


Drop panel


Day of the Dead


Drylock


Disneyesque – A style of haunt that has no blood or gore. (rated PG)


Dorp – Landscape erosion control fabric.


Drink-N-Think – A gathering of haunters to socialize.


FCO


Flood light


Foggers


Fog


FCB – Flying Crank Blucky. A marionette skeleton.


FCG – Flying Crank Ghost. A marionette ghost.


FGS – Flying Crank Spider. A marionette spider where usually a crank mechanism is attached the the legs of a spider.


Foam Board – Foam board insulation, also called rigid insulation or beadboard, consists of large sheets of plastic foam that are made of polystyrene, polyurethane or polyisocyanurate. These boards are blue, pink or white in color.


Haunt form


Hauntcon


Haunted News


Hauntedmaps.com


Haunts 57


Hell House – A haunted house that consists of scenes depicting sin, hell, the damned and heaven. These haunts are primarily created by fundamentalist and other evangelical churches.


HOA – home owners association


Home Haunters Awards


Home Haunter – Someone who haunts their home


 

IAHA – International Association of Haunted Attractions


Joint Compound


Jump scare


Short for light-emitting diode. An electronic semiconductor device that emits light when an electric current passes through it.


Latex


JOL – jack-o-lantern


Make and Take


MIB-monster-in-a-box


 

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Midnight syndicate


Monster Mud/MM – Dryw
all compound + latex paint mixture used with fabric like paper mache


Necromancy-

noun

1.

a method of divination through alleged communication with thedead;black art.

2.

magic in general, especially that practiced by a witch orsorcerer;sorcery; witchcraft; conjuration.

Necromania

/ˌnɛkrəʊˈmeɪnɪə/

noun

1.another word for necrophilia
Derived Forms
necromaniac, noun
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necromania in MedicineExpand

necromania nec·ro·ma·ni·a (něk’rə-mā’nē-ə, -mān’yə)
n.

  1. An abnormal tendency to dwell with longing on death.
  2. See necrophilia.

OSB – Oriented strand board. Building material composed of rectangular-shaped wood strands arranged in layers at right angles to one another, laid up into mats that form a panel and bonded with waterproof adhesives.


P-Q-R

PID – Passive infrared detector. A PIR-based motion detector.


PIR – Passive infrared sensor. An electronic device that measures infrared (IR) light radiating from objects in its field of view.


PIR sensor- A passive infrared sensor (PIR sensor) is an electronic sensor that measures infrared (IR) light radiating from objects in its field of view. They are most often used in


Pneumatics – The use of pressurized gas to affect mechanical motion.


Pro-Haunter- People who make money with their Haunts.


paper mache


paper mache clay


PicBoo Controller


Prop 1 Controller


Prop 2 Controller


PVC Pipe


Pepers Ghost/PGE – Pepper Ghost Effect


Props


Post-mortem photography-http://www.littlethings.com/1800s-dead-bodies-post-mortem/


Projectors


RGB


Safety and fire inspection-


spiderwire -http://www.spiderwire.com/ Spiderwire Fusion 14lb 2500yds Ghost Green


Skull and Bones – Home Haunters


SOP – Servo Operated Puppet


Scrim – A transparent fabric used as a drop in the theater to create special effects of lights or atmosphere.


Title 19th –


TPC – Toe Pincher Coffin/Casket


TOTing/ToTing – Trick Or Treating


TransWorld’s Halloween & Attractions Show


TCT – Trash can trauma. A pneumatic prop that involves a trash can and a pop up scare.


 

 

 

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