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All Visitor Reviews
All 2007 Visitor Reviews Submitted by chainlink

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Event Reviewed: Six Flags Fright Fest (Gurnee, Illinois)
Reviewed by: chainlink   (Event Visited: 10/13/07 @ 7:15 pm)
Review Posted: 10/16/07
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Scare Factor: Very Low | Atmosphere: Poor
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Visibility/Location: SIX FLAGS Fright fest is visible a big gorilla on top of a big tower

Wait Entertainment: MAUS OF TERROR- there was one actOr woundering the lines who was not scary but funny 
 
Studio 13- there was no acotr or nothing walking the lines but halloween music playing in both lines

Length of Event: MAUS OF TERROR= 10 TO 15 MIN 
STUDIO 13= 5-10 MIN 

Actor Performance: MAUS OF TERROR= some actors in here were good ethusiastic and great pop outs but a few where seen talking in a corner 2 girls 
 
STUDIO 13= actors in here were terrible didnt jump on cew and wasnt very ethusiacstic alot of breaking characters just not good

Patron Flow Inside Attraction: Patron flows threw both houses where terrible ran into ghroups all the time takes the fun and scaring out of people

Appropriate Ages: Necro, Maus, and STUDIO 13 9 and up

Props / Special FX: the only thin was great was this category no in the haunted houses but threw out the park great decoprations loves it

Costumes / Make-up: MAUS OF TERROR= Couldnt reall seen makeu up mostly actors weraring black robes and faces  
 
STUDIO 13= typicail costumes freddy and texas chainsaw masscre leather face

Summary: overall six flags fright fest was another great success but the haunted houses werent as scary or good like they used to be all the actors in them eighter broke character, didnt pop out or saw talkign in the corner together bring back brutual planet

Event Reviewed: Eleventh Hour (Elk Grove Village, Illinois)
Reviewed by: chainlink   (Event Visited: 10/06/07 @ 9:15 pm)
Review Posted: 10/08/07
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Scare Factor: Very High | Atmosphere: Very Good
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Visibility/Location: Location was better then last year right off a busy road on 434 devon ave at bertholds garden center

Wait Entertainment: there wasnt really wait entertainemnt barely people

Length of Event: 45 min to an hour the house was long excpecially when u get lost in the mazes

Actor Performance: eleventhg hour crew did excellent in this category. the actors were ethusiastic and awsoem the kitchen and boiler room actors awsoem and very ethusiastic and the actor at the end of the cemetery entering the tunnel in a jumpsuit very ethusiasti and scary poped out and pitch blask actor excellent excpecially how they get are names and h--e--double-hockey-sticks (censored) threw out the pitch black maze very creep

Patron Flow Inside Attraction: great not many people so didnt run into any group

Appropriate Ages: not recommended for ages under the age of 12

Props / Special FX: props and special effect this year was excellent very realistic the front of the house looked like a reall liek old cabin and hous ein the wooods much better setup then last year

Costumes / Make-up: costumes and make up where excellent very realistic and perfest for there room setups. the girl in the toy room with the blood undereyes very great makeup and kitchen cheif scary looking and one again the guy in the jumpsuit black hat and cut up face very excellent make up

Summary: overall excellent house. i go to eleventh hour haunted house every year and this year i think will be there best year yet great location great scares just awsoem house this year i jumped most of the house and i dont get scared very easily this hous ewhile deffently rank this year and i recommened this house to everyone

Event Reviewed: Statesville Haunted Prison (Crest Hill, Illinois)
Reviewed by: chainlink   (Event Visited: 10/04/07 @ 9:00 pm)
Review Posted: 10/08/07
Overall Score:
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Scare Factor: Very High | Atmosphere: Very Good
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Visibility/Location: location was very easy to see iff weber road big huge lighted up pumpkin

Wait Entertainment: there were a quiet of few actors walking arond outside there where great

Length of Event: 35 min depending how slow your group moves and i went with a bunch of girls they all moved slow

Actor Performance: to be honest for being the first night of this haunted there where alot and i mean ALOT of actor in the house every room had at least 4 to 7 actors in each room that was awsoem i jumped alot every actor played there part good anfd were very ethusiastic

Patron Flow Inside Attraction: patron flow was okay ran into a group other then that pretty good

Appropriate Ages: not reccommenede under age 12

Props / Special FX: they always have great special effects and props excpecially the begainning the warden part great opening

Costumes / Make-up: costumnes and make up very realistic threw out the whole house each make puit matched with there room very excellent make up

Summary: statesville haunted prison- they had a difrrent room in there this year bunch of black plastic tubes hanign down very cool and overall they always have a great house few actors perfect pop out action great show always do but one thing one acotr in the mental section graved my shoulder i didnt mind but other peopel would of  
 
and city of the dead this year was better more and beter looking scenes and more acotrs made this area awsoem this year also overall great haunted

Event Reviewed: Dream Reapers Haunted House (Melrose Park, Illinois)
Reviewed by: chainlink   (Event Visited: Before Oct. 1st @ 9:15 pm)
Review Posted: 10/02/07
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Scare Factor: Low | Atmosphere: Average
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Visibility/Location: the location was good same location as last year

Wait Entertainment: wait entertainment was a good a very actors wear entertaining the crowd in the buiding at outside

Length of Event: 10 min diffrent groupds walk at diffrent rates

Actor Performance: actore peformance was poor. they had better years. some actors in the house broke characters and some of them just stood there and didnt even say anything. i wne twith someone an actor new and they talked to him the whole seenliek thy talk in school not very scary

Patron Flow Inside Attraction: patron flow was okay ran into a group in the hillbilly part

Appropriate Ages: 10 and up

Props / Special FX: props and special effect where reat in this house scences and stuff look very realistic

Costumes / Make-up: costumes and makeup where perfect for scenes the best make up i sw was on sat the 20th the guy taking tickets in the begaining had excellent make up

Summary: overall this haunted house wasnt that scary dream reapers always had a scary haunted house in the past this year wasnt there best it could of been better actor more ethusiastic and actors breaking character and scenes same as last year overall not as scary as last year

Event Reviewed: Sweet Dreams Haunted House (Alsip, Illinois)
Reviewed by: chainlink   (Event Visited: Before Oct. 1st @ 8:45 pm)
Review Posted: 10/02/07
Overall Score:
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Scare Factor: Low | Atmosphere: Average
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Visibility/Location: the location was hard to find if u didnt know where u where goign its in a small building in the middle of a entertainment center

Wait Entertainment: wait entertainment was poor there was no actors walking or entertaining the line it migh tof been first sat open and no peopel in line there should of been entertainment

Length of Event: 5-10 min

Actor Performance: actors performance were surprising expecially the guy whos reaches out from the top that got my they were all ethusiastic but they need more actors

Patron Flow Inside Attraction: never ran into a group so patron flow was good

Appropriate Ages: 7 and up

Props / Special FX: the special effects were great he scenes where realitic but there were barley any props

Costumes / Make-up: costumes and make where great realistic and great

Summary: overal this haunted attraction was a average haunted this was my first year here i think it can approve in many things more actors and actor ethusiastic. and have a longer house

Event Reviewed: Dungeon Of Doom & Mercy General Hospital (Grayslake, Illinois)
Reviewed by: chainlink   (Event Visited: Before Oct. 1st @ 8:30 pm)
Review Posted: 10/02/07
Overall Score:
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Scare Factor: Very High | Atmosphere: Very Good
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Visibility/Location: the location was kinda hard to see if u arent use to the area it is at the lake county fair ground there a sign thats not light to point you to the direction

Wait Entertainment: awsome the atmosphere around u when u wait in line also there were plenty of actor entertaining and scareing people in line

Length of Event: 10-15 depending how long people walk threw a haunted attraction

Actor Performance: the actor performance where excelent they all did there scene well actors very ethusiastic

Patron Flow Inside Attraction: the patron the flow was good flow was okay ran into one group but it was good

Appropriate Ages: no one under the age of 12 deffently

Props / Special FX: prop and special effect awsome in the out house and waiting area very realistic

Costumes / Make-up: costujes and make up wear excellent the make up looked realistic

Summary: otherwse i recomend this haunted attraction to anyone the location was great very dark nd the hous eis excellent alot better then last year so i recommened this haunted attraction deff

Event Reviewed: Sweet Dreams Haunted House (Alsip, Illinois)
Reviewed by: chainlink   (Event Visited: Before Oct. 1st @ 9:30 pm)
Review Posted: 10/02/07
Overall Score:
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Scare Factor: Low | Atmosphere: Average
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Visibility/Location: visibility and location was hard to see if u dont know hwere u were going its in a small building next to batting cages

Wait Entertainment: not much wait entertainment there was one guy dressed like jason in line other then that no other actore

Length of Event: 5- 10 min depending how fast you walk

Actor Performance: the actor performances were good but there could of been more actors in the haunted house and they could of been more energetic

Patron Flow Inside Attraction: its was great cause it was opening weekend of this haunted house so there wasnt no body in line

Appropriate Ages: 7 and up

Props / Special FX: the scenes where set up great realalistic but there cpold of been more props

Costumes / Make-up: good make up but micheal myers mask and freddy mask same old stuff

Summary: overall sweet dreams haunted house was a interested haunt it was my first haunted house of the 2007 season they can be a better haunted house if the improve more scenes and get more actors my favorite was the excorsism in it well detailed other then that good haunnt if u ave any children about 5 great haunted to bring them to

 

 

 

 

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