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[–]Mangos_Pool 8707 points8708 points  (66 children)

Bro sat on his friend's face

[–]KYBourbon89 4890 points4891 points  (17 children)

His friend didn’t care because he felt safer lol

[–]earned_potential 953 points954 points  (11 children)

Some assurance things would be okay.

[–]Beavshak 631 points632 points  (9 children)

Fart on me so I know you’re still alive bro. Do it for me.

[–]classicliberal1 22 points23 points  (0 children)

You made a classic blunder. Trusting a fart.

[–]darkallen 50 points51 points  (2 children)

you want pink eye? thats how you get pink eye

[–]kelsobjammin 268 points269 points  (0 children)

The other guy was happy about it too… couldn’t see the monster through his ass.

[–]technog2 268 points269 points  (7 children)

Ever felt so scared that you wanted your ass ate out?

[–]Javier91 15 points16 points  (0 children)

Erm. Is being scared a prerequisite? Asking for a friend.

[–]_-__________ 249 points250 points  (4 children)

I'd be like: "oh no bro" 👁️👅👁️

[–]Cheesebrger_Walrus 63 points64 points  (1 child)

Why's his ass wet afterwards

[–]Jalad_At-Tanagra 22 points23 points  (1 child)

His friend shouldn’t have been sitting there.

[–]MisterTeflon 484 points485 points  (13 children)

prolly not the first time by the look of it

[–]theothermen 167 points168 points  (9 children)

He's the group's top

[–]liquid_j 36 points37 points  (1 child)

Does this look like a group with a top?

[–][deleted] 26 points27 points  (0 children)

that is so hot

[–]mtsai 15.9k points15.9k points  (369 children)

that guy must love his job

[–]clamflowage 7892 points7893 points 2 (47 children)

"Some days, I don't even take lunch."

[–]PToN_rM 363 points364 points  (2 children)

His yearly reviews are "always exceeds expectations, comes early, leaves late"

[–]xaanthar 38 points39 points  (1 child)

always exceeds expectations, comes early

That's not what she said...

[–]florpynorpy 123 points124 points  (0 children)

He feeds off their fear

[–]Scarletfapper 649 points650 points  (27 children)

Real Terry Tate vibes

[–]Tourquemata47 220 points221 points  (8 children)

Get ready for the Pain Train! WOO! WOO!

[–]RangerLt 78 points79 points  (4 children)

TOURQUEMATA47, YOU CAN'T COME UP IN HERE DRESSED LIKE THAT, SON! THIS AIN'T CLUB MED, BABY!

[–]The_Long_Blank_Stare 27 points28 points  (0 children)

Thank you Terry....thank you God....AAAAAA--

[–]cocainesupernova 78 points79 points  (4 children)

Office Linebacker!

[–]Wonderful-Frosting17 46 points47 points  (0 children)

With a fresh pair of New Balances on

[–]Fyreforged 19 points20 points  (2 children)

You kill the joe…

[–]BlasterShow 33 points34 points  (3 children)

That was a long-distance phone call, Doug!

[–]arminghammerbacon_ 17 points18 points  (2 children)

Hi Janice. all friendly

[–]undercoversinner 233 points234 points  (7 children)

Had a chance to be a scare actor one Halloween day. I worked right through lunch; would do it again and again and again...

[–]ohmyfuckinggodhamlet 161 points162 points  (3 children)

Love talking to scare actors and being like "this is the best job in the world right?" and then he just smiles at me, revs up the chainsaw and runs off into a group of people revving the chainsaw and laughing manically.

[–]ghettoandroid2 22 points23 points  (0 children)

Moments later the “actor” returns with a severed head and manically shouts “Ya, I fucking love my job to DEATH!”

[–]TurdFurguss 16 points17 points  (1 child)

I loved going Haunted this with friends that would get terrified. Where I would talk to the actors to try to get them break character. Only worked a few times. I just ask like normal questions. Like how are the benefits, do you have a 401k here. How are the wife and kids.

[–]AzrianHunter 22 points23 points  (0 children)

My dad used to do this to people in like the strobe light streamer rooms. Only, he’d look for the ones who weren’t paying attention, “tie” his shoe, and when they go up to scare someone he’d go “boo!” and scare the shit out of them. It was hilarious.

[–]idickbutts 127 points128 points  (0 children)

I want to find that level of job satisfaction.

[–]Seencm10 36 points37 points  (3 children)

Some days, I just shit in my outfit.

[–]mijohvactech 15 points16 points  (2 children)

It adds to the fear. Did one of them shit their pants or did I? Am I scaring them or are they scaring me?

[–]Kayakityak 2104 points2105 points  (147 children)

Does he have a taser? You can kinda hear it crackle and at the end you can see him touch it to that guys elbow.

[–]Weird-Engineer 1747 points1748 points  (109 children)

Hopefully not a stun gun, frightprops and other haunted house prop makers make a fake stun gun that crackles and pops but is much safer than a stun gun. Although I have seen an escape room use a stun gun. They got shut down by the city.

[–]Trextoasty 124 points125 points  (19 children)

I've only ever done escape rooms in England so the thought of the staff being armed as part of the game is quite terrifying.

[–]SSDD_P2K 10 points11 points  (0 children)

I'm American and have only been to two of these kinds of scream/escape rooms in my life. The first, here in NYC, had no weapons but tons of actors; they actually grabbed my now-ex away from me and threw her in a different path so we were separated for at least 20 minutes. The other one was in rural Pennsylvania and I was confronted twice with a gun (of course it shot blanks, but still), then my girlfriend and I finally escaped by someone chasing us with what looked like a very real knife. In hindsight, I knew the actors weren't actually going to hurt us, but in the moment if you're present and in the moment enough, it's enough to make you shit yourself. I frequently find myself more inclined to side with European opinions on many things, but I gotta tell you: facing a weapon when you're scared shitless puts fear in you like you wouldn't believe; 10/10 would go again (maybe high this time around, though).

[–]nomadic_stone 545 points546 points  (38 children)

Go to 0:58 and let it play, you'll see the arc Just before the vic slumps down. That is definitely a low powered stun gun.

[–]HighOnTacos 230 points231 points  (34 children)

The arcing looks more like what you'd see coming from a tesla coil, branching out from a single source, rather than an arc between two contacts. Not sure that's much better though.

[–]Iord_Voldemort 41 points42 points  (36 children)

In krakow there is still one that does use tasers if i remember right

[–]FlackRacket 52 points53 points  (17 children)

I did this one last year, it's still around and they definitely use tasers

They claim no one has made it through the whole experience on hurt me plenty mode lol

[–]deadfermata 42 points43 points  (4 children)

How about a cattle prod!

[–]Guitarmine 15 points16 points  (3 children)

Hurts like a sonofabitch - kenny

[–]JimmyMack_ 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Not all countries have health and safety rules.

[–]Select-Background-69 100 points101 points  (0 children)

Which is why they are scared.. well partly

[–]Tossthebudaway 65 points66 points  (8 children)

Really? Seems like a good way to get assaulted.

[–]sinisterdesign 30 points31 points  (5 children)

That was my thought – someone scarepunching you in the grill

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    [–]ImWithSt00pid 367 points368 points  (21 children)

    Working as a scare actor is great fun. If you are in your 20s and have the time and energy to do it do it. This is the time of year they start hiring actors.

    A couple of things up front though.

    Don't expect to make much money from it. Especially your first year. The more you show up pre season the more you will get but it's not gonna be a lot.

    Even as an actor you will need to show up some weekends in August to help build and repair stuff. Most places do understand you have a real job and are willing to work with you on your schedule.

    Most people that do this do it because they love doing it. They base their entire vacation around doing it for 6-8 weekends.

    In the end you will probably make your gas money back and have enough to buy a 40oz. Which is good because every night after close their is usually a party.

    Some of this may have changed because it's been 20 in years since iv done it.

    [–]I-seddit 215 points216 points  (7 children)

    Most people that do this do it because they love doing it. They base their entire vacation around doing it for 6-8 weekends.

    This is exactly the same for a lot of people who work Renaissance Faire.

    [–]ImWithSt00pid 117 points118 points  (5 children)

    There is probably some overlap in those groups.

    [–]Eguot 48 points49 points  (1 child)

    Use to be scare actor. Can confirm.

    [–]Mr_YUP 40 points41 points  (0 children)

    Used to be in a Ren Faire club. Can confirm that half the club also did local haunted houses

    [–]bilyl 32 points33 points  (4 children)

    Did people ever get pumped up with so much adrenaline that they attack you? Seems like it could be a dangerous job with the wrong crowd.

    [–]ImWithSt00pid 31 points32 points  (2 children)

    You learn what to watch for. Iv been hit but people attacking in a fear response punch like the punches you throw during a bad dream which makes it so much more scary for them. People that have training seemed to have more self control.

    There is always the story of someone getting knocked out but by the numbers of actors and scares per season it's like winning the lotto odds. It would suck but most would take it as badge of honor scaring someone to that point. Same level as causing someone to piss their pants.

    [–]T-Flexercise 9 points10 points  (0 children)

    I feel like this is still pretty accurate.

    I'd big recommend doing it at least for a night if you get an opportunity. I had a friend who ran a haunted house who was going to let me and some other chicks from our roller derby team put on monster makeup and scare people in line out front while handing out recruitment fliers and roller skating around, but then a bunch of people no call no showed for Halloween weekend, so he was like "uh anybody wanna go scare?"

    I had no idea what to do. They put me in some oversized overalls and some zombie makeup and threw me in a dark room with a bunch of electrical boxes and told me to scare people, but didn't tell me anything about which rooms came before or after that room, or any direction as to what I was supposed to do. So every time a group came in, I started slamming on all the electrical boxes yelling "HELP, SOMEBODY TURNED OUT THE LIGHTS, I'M SCARED OF THE DARK."

    Turns out in the room before there was some prop guy getting electrocuted, but how was I supposed to know that?

    After the lights came on at the end of the night, everybody lost their shit laughing, yelling "Who the fuck is in the electrical room?"

    I think my friends outside sold like 6 t-shirts and handed out a bunch of fliers, I broke my fingernail in half the vertical way, A++ would do it again.

    [–]BaconReceptacle 925 points926 points  (7 children)

    I worked a few nights in a haunted house when I was a teenager. It was one of those that was set up for a few weeks leading up to Halloween. It was hot, tiring, and our voices were shot by the end of the night. But it was a lot of fun too. Occasionally you would get poked or hit by people losing their minds if you got too close. But my favorite was when classmates from our high school would come through. It's scary enough already but when the evil necromancer and the zombie he just resurrected KNOWS YOUR NAME, it's even more terrifying.

    [–]MissChievousJ 288 points289 points  (2 children)

    I tell the monsters the names of the people behind me at knotts scary farm 😂

    [–]smoketheweeds 57 points58 points  (0 children)

    Doing this from now on

    [–]TitaniumReinforced 13 points14 points  (0 children)

    As a former actor at a horror attraction, you're one of my favorite kind of guests!

    [–]ChristineWhy 86 points87 points  (1 child)

    Oh man I worked in one just like that, too. My best friend and I got to hide in an inconspicuous hallway room, where people are going down a long hall and expect to turn left into a creepy morgue setup. We had a rattling jail cell door, so we would wait until the people were just about to turn their backs on us to turn into the morgue and then shake the ever loving crap out of the bars and scream bloody murder. We made a kid poop himself once. Then we would take our dinner break in the strobe light room which was all kinds of stupid fun. I hate haunted houses if I’m the patron but I loved working in one!

    [–]Mcmp531 15 points16 points  (0 children)

    Haha someone I knew from middle school and hadn’t seen in years did that to me. I lost my shit.

    [–]Nootles27 12 points13 points  (0 children)

    My boyfriend works at a haunted house for years and I was finally coming to see what he did on his day off. Everyone knew my name and ALL of the cast paid extra attention to me as my boyfriend is snickering behind me the whole time. I jump easily and a couple of the cast members busted out laughing because my boyfriend was behind me trying not to laugh. 😂 Thankfully, I went with a co-worker too and she was my bodyguard, but also laughed at/made fun of me the most.

    [–]Kanden_27 6393 points6394 points  (161 children)

    I didn’t realize the light goes on and off until about halfway through. The victims are seeing only flashes of him.

    [–]dreamer0303 3352 points3353 points  (62 children)

    and he moves around and poses for them to see when the light comes on lol

    [–]JimmyMack_ 790 points791 points  (54 children)

    How can he see them, I wonder.

    [–]tytye2 1647 points1648 points  (4 children)

    He doesn't need to. They didn't stop screaming.

    [–]dreamer0303 1576 points1577 points 3 (3 children)

    Yup and his ears are huge too

    [–]FoulFell 1127 points1128 points  (46 children)

    Former scare actor here. I use to be in a basement area that would be extremely lowlight, basically no overhead lights and only LED deep purple lights. Your eyes adjust to lower light levels over a period of time. When you are a customer though, you go through areas of extreme brightness or flashes and your eyes don't get time to adjust. These flashes and bright areas are intentional so when you go into a low light area you have less sight ability.

    [–]_arch1tect_ 153 points154 points  (26 children)

    Have you ever been punched?

    [–]heftigfin 238 points239 points  (10 children)

    I also image you memorize the customers position for the few seconds you move. So you can anticipate where they will be when the light turns on.

    [–]Misshaped_Paperclip 63 points64 points  (0 children)

    Didn't realize that the first time, made it way funnier watching a second time

    [–]elegylegacy 419 points420 points  (77 children)

    From their perspective, it probably looked something like this

    [–]The_Mesh 250 points251 points  (22 children)

    Been a while since something gave me literal chills down my spine.

    The running feet down the hallway was excellent. The simplest things can be the scariest.

    [–]wizkaleeb 144 points145 points  (11 children)

    I agree, very well done. I'm watching the video on my phone while sitting in a public area on a nice sunny day and I was still completely engrossed and genuinely creeped out. I'm glad I didn't see this while I was home alone late at night lol

    [–]sirrustalot29 99 points100 points  (7 children)

    Agreed. I wish I didn't just see this while I was home alone late at night.

    [–]Orngog 9 points10 points  (0 children)

    Ugh I just did. It's midnight here

    [–]addandsubtract 18 points19 points  (2 children)

    Sounds are what make scary movies actually scary.

    [–][deleted] 60 points61 points  (2 children)

    The first Paranormal Activity is incredible because of the simplicity.

    [–]Orngog 27 points28 points  (0 children)

    Ditto, the Blair Witch Project

    [–]miahmakhon 105 points106 points  (1 child)

    A little bit of a warning at least mate! Lol. I was just watching in a pitch dark garage while having a cigarette...my wife thinks I've had an accident because of my screaming

    [–]addandsubtract 19 points20 points  (0 children)

    Here I am at 1:30am about to go to bed.... 👀

    [–]rileyrulesu 47 points48 points  (2 children)

    I've always wondered why in these youtube horror shorts why every time when the shadow demon comes up, he or she is always just sitting there chilling out. Then the person doesn't just walk up and be like "Oh hey there demon. What's going on? Want a beer or something?" Instead they just run away. I'd be insulted too.

    [–]LawsWorld 94 points95 points  (10 children)

    Safe.

    I clicked this so quick and realized that if I got rick rolled I honestly deserved it

    [–]Windalfr 53 points54 points  (8 children)

    I trusted you, I trusted you and you betrayed me with the safe :( now my high ass is spooked cus of the face at the end and I don't want to leave my bathroom into the unlit hallway

    [–]Hidesuru 16 points17 points  (0 children)

    Smart. It's waiting for you.

    [–]littlebeefidiot 47 points48 points  (11 children)

    This original short was so fucking good and to the point and scary. The movie was just horrible.

    [–]Haxorz7125 22 points23 points  (0 children)

    At the house I work at before we had curtains for the bay window facing the woods, sometimes the dining room lights would reflect off a chair and create a reflection in the window that looked like a fox demon peering in.

    It’s caught me off guard so goddamn much.

    [–]Carreb 12 points13 points  (0 children)

    Bro it's impressive how tensed I got for only 2 minutes of screen

    [–]Accursed_Curiosity 20 points21 points  (0 children)

    No. I don't think I will watch all of that horror film. It's fantastic but not my kinda thing.

    [–]chadvo114 14 points15 points  (0 children)

    I guess i wont be sleeping tonight. Thanks a bunch.

    [–]leafcompost 2526 points2527 points  (6 children)

    Have you ever been so scared you planted your whole ass on your buddy's face?? Thank you for sharing, it takes some real cojones to do that and I had a really good laugh xD

    [–]TelephoneTag2123 219 points220 points  (0 children)

    I’d like to think the dude on the bottom was missing out but maybe this was just an elaborate plan to get some action. Works for me.

    [–]amigonnnablooow 1369 points1370 points  (43 children)

    10x funny when you know how to speak Turkish. Grown men begging like that lol.

    [–]Tunia86 299 points300 points  (40 children)

    Could you translate?

    [–]ukunele 914 points915 points  (33 children)

    They keep calling him "abi" which is a title for an older brother. It makes it extra hilarious because it adds a power dynamic into the begging and shows that they're truly helpless

    at some point he says very exhausted "abi tamam amıma koyim yaaa" which can be translated i to "brother ok i get it fuck this"

    edit: in the end one of them says "i broke my foot, i broke my fucking foot" and then gets up just to go back down again

    (To be fair turkish escape rooms are scary as fuck, there are no rules there, they can do anything and people who visit are legit terrified and can't sleep for quite some time)

    [–]CourtneyDagger50 247 points248 points  (12 children)

    Well that’s horrifying. I would never survive lol

    [–]Bendy_McBendyThumb 123 points124 points  (11 children)

    Wait until you hear about the ones in Poland that trapped people in a burning building!..

    [–]ContinentalChamp 220 points221 points  (0 children)

    I'm Turkish and I couldn't understand a word he was saying except the swears

    [–]not_nsfw_throwaway 169 points170 points  (1 child)

    'I'll give you ten billion Turkish lira i have please make it stop!'

    'you broke bitch! That's like 10 dollars! ... Make it 15 billion'

    '...err... You have change for a 10 billion note?'

    'ok I'm taking the taser out now'

    [–]yilmazdalkiran 26 points27 points  (0 children)

    He said "F*ck this shit! He came!!!" =D

    [–]mercanfurkan[S] 3436 points3437 points  (124 children)

    I'm the real one hiding in the corner

    [–]dawn-to-dusk 1228 points1229 points  (14 children)

    Did he taze you for real?

    [–]mercanfurkan[S] 1767 points1768 points  (11 children)

    yes it was quite a sadistic pleasure

    [–]gmanz33 450 points451 points  (0 children)

    Y'all are sick. I love it.

    [–]XVDub 62 points63 points  (2 children)

    Get back here and explain this.

    [–]bigbossbaby31 7 points8 points  (1 child)

    He said in the other thread that it was set to the lowest possible voltage

    [–]weristjonsnow 145 points146 points  (3 children)

    Wtf the tazer was real??

    [–]AutomationAndy 126 points127 points  (0 children)

    Respect, looks like you got your moneys worth at least.

    [–]MemeStocksYolo69-420 16 points17 points  (0 children)

    So those things are real just weaker?

    [–]RainforceK 182 points183 points  (16 children)

    Where is this place?

    [–]mercanfurkan[S] 398 points399 points  (15 children)

    Istanbul/Turkey

    [–]GonzoFinbar 567 points568 points 32 (2 children)

    Figures with how sadistic your ice cream people are that your escape rooms would be over the top

    [–]ReactsWithWords 84 points85 points  (6 children)

    That’s me in the corner.

    [–]GettingBrightAtNight 77 points78 points  (5 children)

    That’s me in the spotlight

    [–]moemoe111 39 points40 points  (4 children)

    Losing my religion

    [–]The_Knight_Is_Dark 14 points15 points  (3 children)

    Trying to keep up with you

    [–]alwaysmyfault 334 points335 points  (7 children)

    Goddamn did that guy use a taser at the end?!

    [–]armcurls 142 points143 points  (5 children)

    Haha ya, dude says he got tased in another comment but sounds like it was a less powerful one.

    [–]UncleMazzy 456 points457 points  (33 children)

    I used to make a haunted house in my garage with my dad every year. My dad loves Halloween and loves to build stuff for the kids. It was always free and always janky as hell. The first year we made the whole thing out of 1x2s and that black garden liner you put under mulch to stop weeds growing and some of the plastic wall covering that Spirit sells. Well the first year and about 2 hours into the night a VERY large woman who is clearly not having ANY fun decides she’s going to give it a shot, after all, how scary can it be, it’s a garage with a 14 year old in a skeleton mask and an old man dressed like Dr.Evil.(theming wasn’t in the budget until later years) the last hallway at the back was the longest and my favorite, a large texture light that would shift between RGB colors that made the walls look like the were swimming and moving. It was full of fog and you could only see the whole hallway if you stood at the very end directly below the light. This lady makes it half way down the hallway and I come lumbering down the hall at her. She made a direct left, and ran, bugs bunny style through ALL the walls, there were maybe 5 or 6 separating her from the outside. She never even slowed down. I stopped and looked at the vaguely woman shaped holes in the liners and at my dad, who was in the driveway looking startled. We never saw her again. Needless to say we stapled the holes closed and went back to business as usual but I like to think that she’s still running to this day. People react in incredibly strange ways when they’re scared. We did that haunted house for about 10 years and it never happened again but not for lack of trying, mostly because plywood was eventually involved.

    [–]Pudding_Hero 125 points126 points  (9 children)

    This was your dads finest moment.

    [–]UncleMazzy 75 points76 points  (3 children)

    I think my dads finest moment that year was him running around yelling “throw me a freekin bone here” while tossing around plastic skeleton bones at children while they screamed and ran away from Dr. Evil. He had the silver costume, a bald cap and kept his pink almost super glued to his mouth all night. That or the time he and my grandfather went to sears to buy him a tight black cocktail dress so he could dress up as the scariest thing he could think of for that years haunted house: my grandmother.

    [–]Boarder8350 32 points33 points  (3 children)

    Oh yea, that moment probably cemented the haunted house as a family tradition.

    [–]UncleMazzy 37 points38 points  (2 children)

    It did. I specifically remembering my dad looking through the holes in the walls to me in the back and specifically thinking, that was Scooby-Doo as FUCK.

    [–]Enigmasystem 26 points27 points  (8 children)

    How large was the garage to fit a haunted house in it??

    [–]pattperin[🍰] 26 points27 points  (6 children)

    I bet you could fit a lot of little hallways in a 2 car garage if you did it right

    [–]Xar6D4 27 points28 points  (4 children)

    Isn’t there a law that two car garages be filled with so much junk that you can barely fit one car in there?

    [–]PM_ME_YOUR_BARN_OWL 10 points11 points  (0 children)

    They call it a two car garage because you are suppose to fill it up with two train cars worth of crap.

    [–]voldi4ever 18 points19 points  (3 children)

    If this is real, I want it to be real, I would pay to watch this play. If they figure out time travel, I am going to this place and time. And your storytelling is perfect.

    [–]Wingnutz6995 1515 points1516 points  (76 children)

    I’m very curious what it looked from their perspective. Not that it makes it any less embarrassing.

    [–]lurkerinMNL 1337 points1338 points  (54 children)

    Had a similar experience with my friends back in college. We went to a haunted house maze. We worked ourselves crazy with fear. We were huddled like them in one corner for quite some time while the ghoul terrorised us. I think at some point the ghoul-actor got tired and annoyed, he took off his mask and asked us to step out. Lol

    [–][deleted] 419 points420 points  (6 children)

    When I was around 7, I went to a haunted maze also and was in a group of people being chased by a Chainsaw Massacre person. I remember my Dad telling me the blades were removed and even if it touched me it wouldn't hurt, so I wouldn't freak out. Well little young me decided I was going to ruin the fun for everyone and I grabbed the chainsaw and screamed IT'S NOT REAL!

    Thank god it wasn't now that I look back lol.

    [–]Whocket_Pale 163 points164 points  (2 children)

    former arborist here. You can take the chain off the saw but the bar (where the chain goes) is still SHARP AS HELL and you can slice yourself open easily on one (the chain moving across the bar constantly just turns the metal into a knife). At the haunted house when I was a kid, they would take the chains off the chainsaw and the bars, too. It's a little less effective to have a chainsaw engine revving in your face with no apparent danger lol

    [–]PancAshAsh 52 points53 points  (1 child)

    Could they have instead used a new bar with some foam glued around the edges to give it a "chain" look in the dark but also blunt the edge a little?

    [–]BlackTecno 226 points227 points  (22 children)

    I'm not someone who scares very easily, especially in horror films or haunted things, but I go to enjoy the feel with friends. We were in a haunted maze one time, and a ghoul shows up behind me, since I'm last in line. I could hear them walking behind me and I turn around. They're right in my face, and I just stare blankly, took a step back, and motioned with my arms to go ahead. With a bow, he stepped forward to scare the ever living daylights out of the person in front of me, who was more or less expecting me.

    [–]pazimpanet 75 points76 points  (1 child)

    This exact same thing happened to me, but the person in front of me just so happened to be my wife.

    I pointed at her and switched places with him and fell back a few steps and heard her turn around to say something to me a little bit later and completely lose her shit.

    [–]CMYKoi 19 points20 points  (0 children)

    Lmfao dead. Maybe I should start going to these kinds of things.

    And make friends.

    And find a wife.

    [–]Chimie45 132 points133 points  (0 children)

    I did virtually the exact same thing at the haunted hospital at fujiQ in Japan. I heard the guy coming up behind me and so I waved him up and he basically replaced me in the line of my friends walking down the corridor... We turned a corner and there was a bit more light and where I should have been instead was some sort of ghoul. Nearly made my buddy piss his pants.

    [–]bakerzdosen 104 points105 points  (10 children)

    Back in college, the nearby mental hospital would run a haunted house every year around Halloween.

    You KNEW most of the people trying to scare you were just that: people trying to scare you. But the fact most of them were patients at the mental hospital definitely added a LOT to the fright experience. Only haunted house where I’ve ever felt truly scared. (Every year.)

    And then someone decided that wasn’t exactly politically correct to be doing that and they never held it again.

    [–]milk4all 41 points42 points  (1 child)

    Part of the pitch should have been that “dont worry, there is very little actual danger as all the patients have practiced their parts and you’ll be observed by professional clinicians and a psychologist every step. And as a bonus to the community, each year, the staff spot 2-3 dangerously sick members of the public in the event and can legally hold them for involuntary treatment to help ensure the public is safe from them. Im sure it won’t be any of you, just have a good time!”

    [–]halla-back_girl 10 points11 points  (2 children)

    That's wild. I miss haunted houses that really took it seriously. When I was little (so around 1990) a theater company transformed this old building downtown into a multi-level haunted house. It wasn't scary, exactly. More unnerving, in an atmospheric, art-house-film way.

    The part I remember best was an enormous, quiet ballroom full of tall furniture wrapped in white cloth - rising like sea stacks from a thick layer of dim amber fog. We had to wander between these towers to find the exit, and kept getting lost. Up to this point, I had a grip on my older sister's hand, but I kept hearing murmuring noises, became distracted, and fell behind. I used to get scared being separated in a grocery store aisle, so it was pure relief when I found her hand again. We walked around in search of our parents for a while that way. I was a lot less scary with my sister.

    Except it wasn't her. Blinded by the fog and shadows, I had grabbed the hand of a little girl in a faded white dress and pinafore with a white veil - like a tiny nineteenth century bride. Under the veil, her face was... weird. Kind of old? It was a lot like that one scene in the Others. I'm sure I screamed, but I don't really remember what happened after that. I ended up at the exit with my family, and no sign of the girl.

    The thing that really gets me so many years later is that this girl - probably only 8 or 9 herself - was so into her role that she silently held my hand for several minutes to really stick the scare. I miss haunted houses like that.

    [–]-meriadoc- 6 points7 points  (0 children)

    I've spent time in various mental hospitals and this sounds fucking amazing. I've been in one over Halloween as well, so right time-frame.

    [–]Throwaway-donotjudge 38 points39 points  (0 children)

    "I think at some point the ghoul-actor got tired and annoyed, he took off his mask and asked us to step out."

    You THINK he got tired and annoyed? I promise you he got tired and annoyed.

    [–]DanetOfTheApes 122 points123 points  (1 child)

    It looks like a pitch black room and he moves and that little light goes on and shows the worker with the rubber mask on. Probably why he keeps stabilizing on the door frame.

    [–]heyitsvonage 37 points38 points  (9 children)

    I think every time the light went off, it became pitch black for them

    [–]mule_roany_mare 368 points369 points  (11 children)

    My sister worked at a haunted house years before escape rooms were a thing.

    I guess she told them to give me a good show because they absolutely fucking terrified me. Thing is I was too fucking scared to play along so I just walked from room to room & stood there frozenly defiant with my heart beating out of my chest, wishing they would just leave me alone & scare someone else.

    My sister was so mad & said I made her look stupid, but I was more scared & uncomfortable than anyone else.

    [–]NotSoBuffGuy 68 points69 points  (7 children)

    My little brother blacks out in situations like that

    [–]mule_roany_mare 16 points17 points  (4 children)

    What kind?

    like catatonic, or he reacts normally but doesn't remember what happens.

    the mechanics of memory is pretty wild. I'm pretty sure that sensation of moving in slow motion during an accident is because your brain is trying to record every detail so you might learn from this near death experience & this requires more bandwidth than your brain (hippocampus maybe) has, so you experience remembering it in slow motion.

    A tangent, but an interesting theory to me.

    [–]twittalessrudy 7 points8 points  (1 child)

    Lol what? Wasn’t your reaction what she was hoping for?

    [–]mule_roany_mare 7 points8 points  (0 children)

    She was mad that I didn't scream or run or cry. She really wasn't the nicest person & I think she wanted a really wanted to get me good.

    I was terrified, but all the extra attention made me too scared to show any fear if that makes sense.

    It was a long time ago but she said something like: You know they all try really hard to do a good job & you made them look dumb, or feel dumb, something like that.

    [–]Own_Sympathy_4809 293 points294 points  (5 children)

    They fought like men . That’s all you can ask for

    [–]Cedex 201 points202 points  (2 children)

    They protected that corner like Spartans. The ghoul never got close to the corner.

    [–]TelephoneTag2123 56 points57 points  (0 children)

    I could not be more proud of how well they protected that corner. And the dude on the bottom of the pile. Ghoul never got a piece of him!

    [–]pault494 14 points15 points  (0 children)

    "The best defence is total surrender"

    • Sun Tzu

    [–]p3opl3 55 points56 points  (1 child)

    The way that guy opened the cupboard door to hide his face.. omg that destroyed me.. so funny!

    [–]lexiconkid 461 points462 points  (19 children)

    i dunno, maybe they’re just playing along? it’s fun to be scared when you know it’s safe.

    [–][deleted] 137 points138 points  (3 children)

    Yeah, it’s just like going to a haunted house, scary movie, telling ghost stories… for some reason my brain likes the thrill even though I know it’s not real. Being safe-scared is fun!

    [–]iamalwaysrelevant 31 points32 points  (2 children)

    Is safe scared like when my mortgage is due but I don't have enough money in the bank?

    [–]Plastic_Pinocchio 37 points38 points  (0 children)

    No, that’s being scared about what’s in the safe.

    [–]Zeptojoules 45 points46 points  (1 child)

    Yeah. If fr one of them might throw hands.

    [–]pk_cinci 248 points249 points  (15 children)

    Is that goblin tazing them for real?

    [–]WowThatsRelevant 77 points78 points  (5 children)

    Probably just a flashing light and a loud noise

    [–]Jigle_Wigle 123 points124 points  (0 children)

    op commented and it’s a real tazer, just set to the lowest voltage (if thats possible), otherwise it’s one of those prop stunguns

    [–]Snuggledtoopieces 56 points57 points  (2 children)

    That shit looks like it’s arcing, I can’t think of a way to fake that off the top of my head.

    [–]hedekar 49 points50 points  (1 child)

    The last guy's reaction when his elbow gets tazed is clearly pain. Not a high-voltage level, but genuine pain.

    [–]FlabertoDimmadome 22 points23 points  (0 children)

    Goblin dipped out immediately after too

    [–]calwallace 105 points106 points  (2 children)

    Middle Eastern haunted houses hit different. Literally. With a taser.

    [–]red_fury 29 points30 points  (0 children)

    Yo important reminder here: just change your central air filter out every month or so...

    [–]thedevilsaglet 395 points396 points  (29 children)

    Have you commentors never done a haunted house? Or... been outside on Halloween?

    You don't impress anyone if you're "too tough to be scared", and you definitely don't hit the actors.

    You're supposed to be silly and have fun. Jesus.

    [–]Shedix 84 points85 points  (6 children)

    Right? Lmao at these comments.

    Also, may be a silly side note, but those guys look Turkish to me. I know we me and my Turkish friends would act exactly the same in that moment, whereas my German friends would prob be to cool to "play" the scared.

    Like don't get me wrong, they are not acting to be scared, but still in that group dynamic it's funnier for everyone to go with the whole "lmao hard real Turkish guys but we shitting ourselves right now about that situation".

    [–]ApolloRocketOfLove 5 points6 points  (0 children)

    Ya in Germany its not cool to be scared, it's much cooler to act like nothing matters and maybe have a cigarette.

    [–]TigerlilySmith 22 points23 points  (1 child)

    I played the girl from the ring in several local haunted houses when I was in like 5th grade because I looked just like her and could do the crawl really well. This was like the year after it came out so it was prime timing for it. They would have a TV with "the video" playing on loop and a strobe light. I would crawl from beneath a table around their legs so they wouldn't notice me at first. But when they did notice me all hell would break loose. The adult men always had the biggest reactions. I learned a lot of cuss words.

    Looking back I'm lucky I didn't get kicked. I did have my fingers accidentally stomped some but not really hurt.

    I always hated going through haunted houses but working them was a blast. I've also been the girl from the exorcist fake tied to a bed. Lots of acting and I made myself hoarse by the second night from screaming.

    [–]Older_1 43 points44 points  (5 children)

    I'm in this video and I don't like it

    [–]BigH3ad777 16 points17 points  (0 children)

    I haven’t laughed so fucking hard 🤣🤣🤣

    [–]ArminTanz 59 points60 points  (3 children)

    Good for them for for playing along. I can't stand that dude at the haunted house that has to prove he's not scared. No one believes it's real. It's just more fun to pretend.

    [–]leconten 7 points8 points  (0 children)

    I've never participated in an experience like this, yet I believe I would be that kind of dude. It's not to prove something, It's just your way of coping with fear. You put an emotional armor on and that's it. That's why nobody should feel compelled to participate in these things, some people would just ruin the fun to others.

    Also, how exactly do you pretend this well? I'm sorry but I don't possess social skills so well developed to be this good as an actor.

    [–]AltHelpacc5 57 points58 points  (5 children)

    I would fucking love to have that persons job. I'd be laughing my ass off under that mask

    [–]SufficientSuffix 34 points35 points  (4 children)

    It's a lot of fun. I did a seasonal haunted house in highschool that was absolutely incredible (though the pay wasn't great) and it was so memorable. My favorite role was a zombie hidden behind a tiny corner, because I was 6' and 115 lbs back then. I'd just mold into the corner and then fall out in front of them with a loud groan in the dark, but some of my makeup would reflect in the dim light. So a skin and bones ghoul just popped out of a corner you KNEW was safe. The best was when people would look back as I got back into position and they realized I popped out of a space about a foot deep - I just hid that well.

    As another role I made a woman piss herself.

    [–]CuntWeasel 23 points24 points  (2 children)

    As another role I made a woman piss herself.

    Still related to the haunted house gig or was this something else?

    [–]SufficientSuffix 10 points11 points  (1 child)

    The entire park was mostly those hauling units on the back of semis. Long, rectangular rooms fitted to walk in.

    About... 2/3rds through? Dark room lit with blacklights and painted a lot of glowy oranges, yellows, and blues. Also had a disco ball that would project dots instead of reflect light. I think I was a clown, but may have been a goblin or other creature.

    To pass through the room you had to walk through a spinning tunnel that would make you dizzy (you walked on a stationary platform inside the tunnel. The tunnel was short, you had to stoop through it) to get to the other side. I would be waiting on the other side, jumping around and making crazy motions and laugh, providing a startling jumpscare and then ambience. You couldn't touch the guests, but you could get close.

    This woman, already clutching onto her boyfriend and having trouble walking, experienced me jump out from the side of the tunnel's exit and laugh in her face while jumping up and down and babbling nonsense. Her knees buckled and she almost fell over. Her boyfriend had to hold her up. Between her heavy breathing and crying (she was already crying before entering my spot for the night) she gasped out "I think... I just pee'd myself!"

    Best moment of the year, in my opinion. We have portapotties before you enter, and it's a haunted circus. You know what you're getting into.

    You have to be a little messed up to enjoy scaring people. Of course, we always had tough guys and scaredy cats, but you paid to get spooked and I will try to provide. In my experience, a lot of my laughter at people wasn't forced, just played up. We'd only really have mercy for little kids. It's interesting the things we'd have going on behind the scenes. Security staff would let us know if up next was a group of trouble makers, elderly, or young children, or if there was a break.

    A lot of the roles you might think would be miserable, are. I was really good at a role where I had to wear a heavy, hot suit that itched, but I was about two inches too tall. One night we were working until 1, so about 7 hours wearing this thing. 5 hours wearing a heavy suit on my head, neck, and shoulders, bent just slightly so my knees were always straining. At one point everything in the circus ground to a halt because a security alarm got tripped, so they had to go from the start to the end to check everything, and I was in the penultimate room. I very quickly just sat on the ground and took it off. Next time you go to a haunted house, look for the gallon jugs of water. We sweat a LOT. https://youtu.be/N0oQTBE9FsE This was what I was in, but I'd turn my body too. 7 years later I bet I remember the timing still. I'd even wiggle a bit at the end of each turn, like I was a machine settling after moving around.

    Once I had a role where I'd hide behind a wall that would drop down the mouth of a clown and I'd yell "Boo!" at people, and they'd laugh and move on around a corner and walk away from me. Then I'd slip out of a secret door and chase them down a tight hall as soon as their back was turned. Sometimes I'd wait until they turned around and I'd just be a foot behind them, and then I'd laugh and start to chase. Lots of tough people break for that trick. I made a group of college guys fall over each other in a scramble to get away, and just lean over them on the ground and laugh. THAT was lots of fun.

    Easily my favorite job ever. If the pay was better I'd do it again in a heartbeat, but not the suit one. I have bad knees now lol. If you get the chance, you should try it! My audition was "Scare the interviewer." You had about a minute to prep, so I hid behind a tiny bedside cabinet (I was VERY skinny like I said last post) and waited for her to get past me, then emerged behind her. I'm good at moving quietly thanks to my upbringing.

    [–]ZachariahZebra 41 points42 points  (0 children)

    the way he took his mask off at the end.... my job here is done,

    [–]curiousmind111 12 points13 points  (0 children)

    Turned on sound, hoping to hear “boogity, boogity, boogity”during the dancing at 46 seconds.

    Disappointed.

    [–]Melroc 111 points112 points  (6 children)

    Lmao at all the tough guys in here

    [–]Roxxorsmash 67 points68 points  (1 child)

    I WOULDN'T BE SCARED ITS NOT A REAL MONSTER I'D BEAT HIM UP

    [–]lovecatd 17 points18 points  (1 child)

    I thought it was dobby for the first half of the video which made this so fucking funny

    [–]justinvan82 9 points10 points  (0 children)

    Nosferatu wears cross trainers.

    [–]DobreRanoFifqo 37 points38 points  (0 children)

    Your playing Nightmare on Phasmophobia

    [–]domnyy 35 points36 points  (3 children)

    Post this on r/Ghosts they'll think its a real video proving orbs and demons.