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I’m Christine, a gal obsessed with haunts, escape rooms and other oddities.

This blog is a passion project of mine. The fact that I personally do all of the reviews here and on my YouTube channel is what really makes TheHauntGirl.com stand out from other review sites. There is no team, just me. Most of my entries are about the west coast since that is where I live, however I also love to travel. In 2018 I was approached by USA Today to be one of their Ten Best List experts for haunted attractions & escape rooms. Please subscribe to my YouTube channel & sign up for my newsletter for updates & discount codes.

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ANNOUNCEMENT – Clue Quest Valentine’s Escape Game – Play From Home

CLUE QUEST

Valentine’s Special: Mechanics of the Heart

  •  Hide a personalized message into the game
  •  Remind your friends or love how much they mean to you
  •  Fewest printed pages
  •  Aligns perfectly with Valentine’s Day
  •  It brings you closer to those you love

Mission Brief

New to Print+Cut+Escape, and a first for any play at home escape game, hide a personalised message into the game to remind your friends or significant others how much they mean to you, and teach MM7 about the heart in the process! Mechanics of the Heart shows love to our planet with the fewest printed pages, while not compromising on the volume of puzzles. The timing of this new mission aligns perfectly with Valentine’s Day, but its story and how it brings you closer to those you love will stand the test of time.

Story

Mr. and Mrs. Q’s helpful and reliable reconnaissance droid, MM7, is starting to ask questions all robots inevitably ask, “What is Love?” and “How do you know you’re loved?” You’ll be tasked to help MM7 decipher the complex and puzzling ways of love in our world in order to help focus him on our daily mission to save the world from the villainous network of the Evil Professor.

ANNOUNCEMENT – Together at Heart – Online

TOGETHER AT HEART

Your puzzle solving and communication skills will be put to the test. Control mysterious gadgets and work your way through a two-player online escape experience. Collect items and share them with your teammate using the new items transfer feature. Help each other discover the truth of an enigmatic device and find out how the many items and controls you find can assist you. Use your new found skills to finally fix what was broken and escape the machine! Using two separate devices, play with a friend on the couch, or even across the globe on the phone or video chat!

This is the third installment of the puzzle game series: Alone Together. Try the last two games: Alone Together and the second Together-Apart.

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Sneak Peak INSIDE the game:

BL4KM4SS 3DD13 Virtual Immersive


BL4KM4SS presents: A new Virtual Show- 3DD13
In March, BL4KM4SS postponed all their scheduled 2020 shows due to the Covid-19 pandemic. C0-
F0UND3R Alex C. James began writing and planning with fellow founders; Reyna “Chainsaw Queen”
Velarde, Paul Stephen Edwards, and Amori Stewart on new content.
Since, BL4KM4SS has produced 3 shows; 1NT1M4CY (a no touch/no contact show, performed from
behind a glass plate) and Pathology (a full physical show with mandatory masks, and sanitation), written,
directed, and performed by Velarde and Edwards (introducing Tristan Sinns in Pathology), and our first
virtual show, 3Y3.
3Y3 was a collaborative Zoom event directed by Alex C. James and written by himself along fellow
castmates; Linnea Swanson, David Matchell, Amanda Picard, Jitaro Roybal and introducing… Monique C.
Martin and Shar Mayer.
BL4KM4SS’S new show 3DD13 is also virtual and will take place Sundays in January. There will be 4
guests per show and shows will run at 5:30pm and 7pm PST for approx. 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Tickets will be $30 per guest.
Current approved applicants may register.
To attend this and all future events, email bl4km4ss@gmail.com to request an application.
Once approved you may register for events and receive event information before it’s posted on social
media, priority registration, and select discounts.
If you want to know about our events, we have several films for sale at $5 each.
A Prelude: A Interactive film (Free with approved application)
M: P4RT I: Interactive Documentary
Clausen: Inauguration (an almost full run through)
M: P4RT II: Documentary (Mostly full run through, interview with director, and bts)
1NT1M4CY (full performance by Reyna Velarde, proceeds go to Covid relief fund at Long Beach
Memorial Hospital)
And coming soon- BR4ND1NG 0F TH3 L4MB

For more information, see their Instagram and Facebook page @BL4KM4SS
OR check out their website at www.bl4k4mss.com

HOLIDAY LIGHTS 2020 (Los Angeles area)

LOOKING FOR HOLIDAY LIGHTS IN THE LA AREA? HERE’S A LIST TO HELP YOU FIND THEM:

PAID HOLIDAY LIGHTS LIST

BiteLA (South El Monte)

Christmas in Color (San Dimas)

Christmas Lights in LA (Pico Rivera)

Christmas Train (Irvine)

*Elf on the Shelf Magical Holiday Journey (Pomona)

Electric Noel (Norco)

Dodger’s Holiday Lights (DTLA)

Hikari Festival of Lights at Tanaka Farms (Irvine)

Happy Place (Century City)

*Holiday in the Park Six Flags Magic Mountain (Santa Clarita)

Holidays in Your Car (Ventura)

Holiday Road (Calabassas)

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Ultimate Drive Thru (Ontario)

LIT Hanukkah (West LA)

Maccabees: Drive Thru Chanukah Experience (DTLA)

Nights of OC (OC)

Santa’s Speedway (Irwindale)

Winter Wonder Wash (OC)

*WonderLAnd (Woodland Hills)

FREE HOLIDAY LIGHTS LIST

Altadena Christmas Tree Lane

Aliso Viejo cross streets El Toro Road and Aliso Creek Road

Brea Eagle Hills Community East Birch and South Starflower Streets & Primrose Street

Burbank Holiday Fantasies Come to Life

*Burbank Norton Family Lights 513 N. Florence Street

Burbank Winter Snowland 529 N. Florence St, Burbank CA 91505

Corona Dark Magic

Costa Mesa Snoopy house: Costa Mesa City Hall, 77 Fair Drive

Fontana – Stott family from Great Light Fight 9697 Locust Avenue

Ladera Ranch community

Lake Forest  22981 Belquest Drive

Lawndale community lights (Fundraiser…free to see but $10 to vote)

Moorpark Timberdale Rd. & Pinedale Rd

* Pasadena Upper Hastings ranch Incredible community with several blocks of yard displays & lights

Rancho Santa Margarita Candy Cane Lane near the 241, just off Melinda Road

Reseda 7300 block Yolanda Ave

Riverside Mission Inn

Santa Clarita communities near cross streets: Homestead/Paragon & Smiley Ct/Hardwood Dr & Wakefield Court between Seco & Haskell Canyon

Thousand Oaks Montgomery Rd & E Janss Rd

*Toluca Lake Lilley Hall there are also several houses in the community that decorate

Torrance Sleepy Hollow Lights on Robert Road near PCH (north of Calle Mayor)

Torrance Candy Cane Lane cross streets Reese Rd & Linda Dr

Whittier Neighborhood around 16138 Lisco Pl

Wilmington lights at 24517 albatross ave wilmington ca. 9077

Woodland Hills cross streets Oxnard & Lubao

* my personal favorites of 2020