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All 2008 Visitor Reviews Submitted by car54e

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Event Reviewed: Arrowman Haunted Hike / Lakota Lodge 175 (Des Plaines, Illinois)
Reviewed by: car54e   (Event Visited: Before Oct. 1st @ 8:45 pm)
Review Posted: 10/24/08
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Scare Factor: Medium | Atmosphere: Good
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Visibility/Location: Just East of River Road. Park in grass.

Wait Entertainment: Can pay extra to go to front of line and get a "patch". Afterwards, camfire available for marshmallows, BYO.

Length of Event: 39 minutes

Actor Performance: Good; some better than others.

Patron Flow Inside Attraction: Good

Appropriate Ages: Earlier hike for those not wanting the full scare: 3 pm?

Props / Special FX: Good. This place is scary without any props or actors!

Costumes / Make-up: Good; some better than others.

Summary: Boy Scout run event Price is right. $6 for adults. If the weather isn't too bad, great hike around and to the old buildings of this Methodist camp. Rumor has it that some of the actors are not scouts but actual ghosts of souls buried on the grounds ... at least that's what I heard at the campfire. YIS

Event Reviewed: 17th Annual St. Matthew Haunted House (Hawthorn Woods, Illinois)
Reviewed by: car54e   (Event Visited: 10/18/08 @ 8:30 pm)
Review Posted: 10/22/08
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Scare Factor: Very High | Atmosphere: Very Good
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Visibility/Location: EZ. Lutheran School/Church on Old McHenry Road between Midlothian and Quentin Roads

Wait Entertainment: OK. Guitar Hero (free) Food (not free)

Length of Event: MUCH longer time "inside" house than I thought. Not sure, but must have been 30+ minutes. Last room is tough.

Actor Performance: Good. Guy with red eyes and spikes - scary. Good performance in tax offices? and bar.

Patron Flow Inside Attraction: Good. We bought (numbered) tickets early (7 pm), went for some drinks, than came back and went right to front of line and into house. Quite a few "deadends".

Appropriate Ages: NOT for under 13. Too scary. Involves some crawling; at least we had to.

Props / Special FX: Good. Lots of effort. Some more gross than scary. Some actors with bloody power tools.

Costumes / Make-up: Good.

Summary: RECOMMEND. We have gone before and will continue. This is one of our "must" stops. Most rooms are different each year. This year's layout was "LONG" and confusing ... good. Lots of actors. Customer feedback form at end of house asks if you peed in your pants. I know why they ask! They should ask, "How many times?"

 

 

 

 

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