Photo TR:The Rays, Zombies, Haunt, Horror, and Mickey Oh my!

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Photo TR:The Rays, Zombies, Haunt, Horror, and Mickey Oh my!

Postby jray21 » Wed Oct 06, 2010 8:04 pm


Part One: Knott's Haunt Special Event
Part Two: Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights
Part Three: Mickeys Not So Scary Halloween Party
Video: HHN Rob Zombie's House of 10,000 Corpses Walkthrough

Amy and I went down to the LA area to do the big three Halloween events, Disneyland's Not So Scary Halloween Party, Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights, and Knott's Berry Farm's Haunt. We have never been to a Halloween event, so we were excited to go down. We had a great time meeting new people, and catching up with old friends. We really liked all the events, and will definitely be going back again.

We have always wanted to go to Halloween events, but the timing was never right, and the price is pretty high. Then, Club TPR was created! After hearing about the special event with Knott's Haunt, and them offering front of the line for the first time ever, I knew I had to go. Even though I have a season pass there, I got the whole day event deal for only $99, and it was absolutely worth every cent. The event, if ordered separately (using the best online pricing) would have been $35 for a day ticket, $35 for Haunt, and $21 for the pre-scare dinner. That comes to $91, but, that still doesn’t include ERT, backstage tours of two mazes, free T-shirt, Q&A session, and a raffle with incredible prices! Oh yeah, and did I mention FRONT OF THE LINE!!! The only other way to get this is to get the Very Important Monster Tour, which only costs a mere $2000, that’s right, $2000! So, it was a no brainer. Hmmm, $99 or $2091?

We also got some great deals for Universal Studios through Club TPR. We got a three-day year pass for $59 ($15 saved), two HHN front of the line passes for $79 (saved $20 total), and used our coke rewards point for another free day ticket. Just using it at USH paid for over ¾ of our membership! Over the past year, we have saved a lot more then the price of the membership. So, anyone who is reading this and is not a member had better sign up right now!

Ok, back to the update. I will be doing this trip report backwards, just because of the awesomeness of the Knott’s event! Also, be gentle with me, as this is my first trip report, and I apologize for the inside jokes that make no sense.
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Yes, *cough*, I am *cough* with that group, mumble mumble.
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After all the TPR trips, I can put on a wristband in .5 seconds, behind my back, with only two fingers. I'm that good.
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Looks like a USH Jaws employee is a little far from home.
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Oh no it's trouble!
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Silver Bullet was running well, and the ops were doing really good!
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Somebody enjoys Silver Bullet a little too much.
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Amy's just hanging out with the locals.
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Robb made me look for a beer. I couldn't find one so he looked for himself.
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Some people only pose for a picture, and others pose for a TPR picture!
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Hi Larry!
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Glad to see them still making an effort to keep it open! I hope they never get rid of it! But I have a pickup just in case.
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Even though we're married, Amy still won't allow me to touch her.
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Virus Z, one of my favorite mazes of the trip!
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Y'all come back now, ya hear!
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I don't remember any spiders on this ride.
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Ah! Monster spiders!
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Freddy Kruger! Oh wait, wrong park.
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Why I love ERT! It was empty all morning, and you could get a ton of rides in.
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Knott's should be like Red Lobster. I would have picked this one.
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The local mall had a Mallmart! First one i've ever seen. This is from inside Walmart, looking out into the mall. Now that's classy.
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Corn Stalkers was amazing!
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The pop on the way back is the best part of Montezuma's.
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Q&A session setup. Very nicely decorated!
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Bella picks Edward! No Way!
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This is THE Haunt team. How warped and screwed up they are.
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Everyone is spellbound by the Twilight Werewolves versus Vampire discussions.
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We got an exclusive tour of some mazes.
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Looks like TPR was here!
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I expect a Dippin Dots sign to be here in a few years.
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I wouldn't be a good scareactor.
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I approve!
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Mmm, tasty.
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Moment of silence for the king.
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This is what happens when you watch Twilight. It's True!
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Every time a person watches Twilight, a man burns his face.
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Unfortunately, I too remember these.
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Amy's impression of a dead person.
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I remember these as a kid as well! Blood an all, because eventually you would go too fast and get wacked in the face!
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Definitely don't compare yourself to others. Being a coaster enthusiast, you'll be deeply disappointed.
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Pee in coffee maker, check.
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He didn't stand a chance.
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Next year, this needs to be Mega-Piranhas!
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Next up was Fallout Shelter!
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The theming was really good!
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Enjoying the tour.
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Meats for men, Mayo, and dog food. Boy, do they know TPR or what!
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And we even cause cancer too!
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Don't push that button!
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These are blacklight bubbles! They work really well, and we all looked like we got splattered with UV paint.
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Awesome blood dog human!
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I'm Amy, glad to meet you.
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Nice Pig Spider.
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Looks like a zombie baby Grinch.
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Even scarier, we rode Ghostrider!
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Wow, the tree has Kankles, must be an ACE tree.
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Best ride in the park, and no wait in the morning!
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Our favorite prop from our whole trip!
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Due to equal opportunity rules, all executives are required to wear lipstick.
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We got a Haunt cup, free 3-D glasses, a bumper sticker, and a raffle ticket!
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Back for our pre-scare dinner! Time for bonding with interesting people!
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This is so morbidly wonderful, and is definitely not Bryan approved!
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Here is Bryan's grazing table (the bread was very good).
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I was very impressed with the dinner. I highly recommend it, and will definitely be doing it again.
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Sorry hunny, your on your own.
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Here's my chance to leave him!
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Daniel, Robb, and John get ready to get transformed into In-Laws!
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Please be gentle!
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Must. Not. Sneeze.
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Robb's getting touched by a girl for only the second time of his life!
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Johanna is extremely apprehensive because she's seen the TPR site! She was a great host!
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John had a special button on his forehead that turned him off when pushed.
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Please don't stab my eye. Please don's stab my eye. Please don't stab my eye.
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Am I not supposed to be able to feel my face?
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Hey Dan, how is your chaffing?
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I hope I don't see this picture on the Offender Finder app anytime soon.
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I looked in the mirror and scared myself!
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All ready to terrorize and destroy the GP!
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This is the look I got when I tried to touch Amy.
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Don't be a snitch.
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Robb did a great job. These people jumped a mile high.
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The real reason I went through the maze 4 times, not because of the TPR zombies.
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I saw some great moves to recommend to Guy.
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John had a great stare that really creeped out a ton of people.
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The body blood bank area was pretty cool.
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Amy creeped out a few people with her eyes.
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The theming was very good. I was really impressed how much there was, and how good it was.
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Stopped by to watch/hear the Season Pass Podcast.
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It wasn't too busy for Haunt. We really lucked out.
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Betty White and an Andy Garcia Look-a-like.
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The Sheriff comes in to save the day and kill somebody.
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Hmm, I wonder who they will be killing this year, as there are soooo many choices.
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The World of Color tribute was the best part of the show!
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Hit Girl kicked, well, Kicked A$$!
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There was even a Piers tribute.
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Yay, it's dead!
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The non-advertised sliding show was awesome!
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Thanks for an incredible event Knott's!
Last edited by jray21 on Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:25 pm.

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Re: Photo TR:The Rays, Zombies, Haunt, Horror, and Mickey Oh

Postby omnio55 » Wed Oct 06, 2010 10:37 pm

Awesome TR so far! Can't wait to see the rest.

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Postby dino » Thu Oct 07, 2010 1:20 am

Great TR. Love the entrances outside of Asylum & Fallout Shelter, were all of the maze entrances as elaborate?

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Postby jray21 » Thu Oct 07, 2010 12:26 pm

Not all of the maze entrances were as themed as Asylum & Fallout Shelter, but the theming inside the mazes were pretty good throughout. We did HHN the night before, and I thought I would be very disappointed by Knott's theming, but I was very impressed. Knott's did a great job!

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Postby imawesome1124 » Thu Oct 07, 2010 1:28 pm

Very nice TR so far. I have always loved these Halloween events, mostly because you get to stay up late at an amusement park. ;) Thank you for sharing this.

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Postby larrygator » Thu Oct 07, 2010 1:52 pm

Joey/Amy - sorry it doesn't count if you buy a shirt without sleeves.

I agree about being able to pick your own chicken. There used to be a Turkey Farm in New Jersey where you could pick your own dinner.
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Postby jray21 » Thu Oct 07, 2010 2:10 pm

^haha, it is actually a normal t-shirt with just the sleeves tucked in ;)

Too bad that turkey farm isn't around anymore!

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Postby PKI Jizzman » Thu Oct 07, 2010 3:46 pm

Wow nice shots, Joey! Great update, Knott's looks like they do a pretty damn good job. Kings Island's has improved since CF came in, so it's nice to see some quality photos of the original place. Being a scare actor is soo much fun.

Hilarious update!

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Postby Calicoasters » Thu Oct 07, 2010 4:35 pm

Awesome TR! I looks like Knott's has really stepped up Scary Farm! Especially compared to last year.

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Re: Photo TR:The Rays, Zombies, Haunt, Horror, and Mickey Oh

Postby Jhcbiinoc » Thu Oct 07, 2010 11:49 pm

Great TR and great pics, thanks again for taking the pics and for hanging out with me Sunday night. Great job on the captions, too.

I am guessing Amy was wearing contact lenses in those pics-I thought I saw her eyes looking like that when we were going through the mazes and walking around Sunday but thought I was just seeing things, so I didn't say anything. :lmao:

Love that last pic-so far, Corn Stalkers is my favorite maze of the year, thought I cannot say for sure until I see all the others in a few weeks.


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