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My Knott's Scary Farm trip-10/10/08

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  • Trip Report My Knott's Scary Farm trip-10/10/08

    WARNING: THIS TRIP REPORT WILL CONTAIN SLIGHTLY GRAPHIC HORROR/GORE THEMED PHOTOS

    Drove up this past Friday morning from the Bay Area, to attend Haunt that night...left roughly at eight AM, with stops along the way at Casa de Fruta, past Gilroy, and the Halloween Club store heading into Anaheim.

    Casa de Fruta....













    And onwards to the Halloween Club store, made some purchases for the backyard haunt...




    Creepy crawlies...







    And finally to Knott's, in time to have a chicken dinner and browse around before Haunt...








    The horror!


    Mmmm....death cakes.


    Not particularly spooky candy counter.




    Not yet dark when we were let in...








    At the entrance to the Slaughterhouse maze











    Some shots around Ghost Town...

















    Into the Doll Factory, my personal favorite maze...











    More random shots from around Haunt...



















    Overall, the mazes, shows, and themed rides (Calico Mine Train and Log Ride) were excellent, but the the truly nightmarish aspect of the event was the crowds. Areas of the park, like the Bigfoot Rapids/Mystery Lodge area, were solid wall to wall people with maze lines on either side of the path. Definitely for next year, going down on a Thursday night instead will be a must. Another item of note was the set up for the Quarantine maze line, which I didn't even end up going in...the line was routed down a very narrow hall in the Arcade area of fiesta village to start, and rounded a corner to switchbacks...except for a massive flow of people seemingly ignoring the line and streaming into the start of the switchbacks, and neither that group nor the organized line really moving, with people trying to squeeze through to other parts of the park right next to it. The area was just packed and rather edging towards chaos, so I opted out of waiting for Quarantine, given the total disorganization of the entrance to the queue.
    when the spooks have a midnight jamboree....

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    Re: My Knott's Scary Farm trip-10/10/08

    I loved the beginning with the pretty pumpkins but then you had to just go all scary and Halloween on my didn't ya? Yes I am a coward.
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    • #3
      Re: My Knott's Scary Farm trip-10/10/08

      Originally posted by pratt55 View Post
      I loved the beginning with the pretty pumpkins but then you had to just go all scary and Halloween on my didn't ya? Yes I am a coward.
      Sadly yes, it is my obligation to segue from pretty things to gore and monsters lol. Or at least, I like both...so they kind of run all together in the end. But glad you liked the photos at the start!
      when the spooks have a midnight jamboree....

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      • #4
        Re: My Knott's Scary Farm trip-10/10/08

        To go to Knott's Scary Farm on a Friday or Saturday is a very bad idea. Like the OP said, it can get packed. Even if you have to wake up early for school or work the next day, it is worth it to go on a Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday.

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          Re: My Knott's Scary Farm trip-10/10/08

          Originally posted by darkfairycthulu View Post


          aww its Freckles and Cletus.... i'll have to show her this picture lol

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            Re: My Knott's Scary Farm trip-10/10/08

            Originally posted by Lane View Post
            aww its Freckles and Cletus.... i'll have to show her this picture lol
            Please do, she was very cool and accommodating
            when the spooks have a midnight jamboree....

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            • #7
              Re: My Knott's Scary Farm trip-10/10/08

              yay, pix of Slinky, Psycho, The Bride and Freckles!

              i keep missing freckles this year, nice to finally see her out of a mask...but that dang slinky, he's everywhere, lol
              Will there be screams when the sun sets,
              -=Is It October Yet?=-


              Originally posted by Tinkermonkey
              elly is the ultimate nerdy girl. But she makes it sexy
              Originally posted by pratt55
              Elly is adorkable.







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              • #8
                Re: My Knott's Scary Farm trip-10/10/08

                Well, since we have been short on monster inside the mountain, Freckles has been helping inside at times. Shes funny... ill send the pic to her on myspace right now.

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                  Re: My Knott's Scary Farm trip-10/10/08

                  Nice pictures!
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                  Check out my pin collection at www.pinpics.com. User name is WheresMickey



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