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There Are 5 Types of Haunted House Visitors. Which One Are You?

There Are 5 Types of Haunted House Visitors. Which One Are You?

Are you the ringleader, the offerer or the fifth wheel? HowStuffWorks Now talks with some haunted house experts on how to scare each one.

Author's Note: 10 Halloween Attractions That Went Too Far

As someone who hates scary movies and haunted houses, and who has the world's strongest startle reflex, this article further confirms my aversion to everything and anything scary. And to wandering around in dark, confined spaces, where you can get hurt in any number of ways.

But the most chilling part of researching this story was finding out about the existence of such places as McKamey Manor. With all of the people in the world suffering from PTSD, why in the world would people voluntarily subject themselves to this? The people behind the creation of these "attractions" freely admit they love scaring people senseless — it gives them a rush. That, alone, is creepy enough for me.

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