The Rough Guide to FrightFest

Have your say on what you would like to see new, changed or just kept the same at the next FrightFest.
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Post by Hello Doris! » Tue Jul 07, 2009 2:58 pm

One thing I would say is if you are bringing food with you, please bring a carrier bag to take your rubbish away with you. The floor is not a rubbish bin and the cinema staff are not paid enough to clean up after people - sorry but this really annoys me at every FF event.
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Post by Satans Puppy » Tue Jul 07, 2009 3:40 pm

Hello Doris! wrote:One thing I would say is if you are bringing food with you, please bring a carrier bag to take your rubbish away with you. The floor is not a rubbish bin and the cinema staff are not paid enough to clean up after people - sorry but this really annoys me at every FF event.
But they are paid? Besides they stole my carrier bag last time... soooo... lol

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Post by soulmining » Wed Jul 08, 2009 12:19 am

I'm busy revising the 'Rough Guide' this week, so any further feedback or tips welcomed... :)
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Post by kimblebee » Wed Jul 08, 2009 12:37 pm

Yep, make sure if you want to nip off (whether for toilet trip or to get food or drink), make sure you leave an item of clothing or bag or something on your seat or else it will be gone by the time you get back (yep, even weekend pass holders who have paid for the same seat all weekend) - I remember some cheeky swines who almost tried to start on us when we asked them to move out of our seats last year!

Might seem like an immature thing to do (bagsying your seat with a coat, etc) but it really is the easiest way to avoid a scrap, or losing your seat... :-)

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Post by Hello Doris! » Wed Jul 08, 2009 1:26 pm

We had that in Martyrs last year, this French woman couldn't understand that if she sat in the front row she'd have some angry people after her. :lol:
She even had the cheek to ask if we'd move!
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Post by kimblebee » Wed Jul 08, 2009 1:42 pm

hehe yep, it's amazing how angry we get over a seat, but it is nice to know you'll have the same seat throughout the fest - especially the guys (and gals) at the front who queue for so long to get those seats! :-)

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Post by Grindhouse » Wed Jul 08, 2009 3:19 pm

Sleep we all need it,try nipping out if your staying in accomodation to get some rest when you can,its worth it to miss out on a movie and come back refreshed to the screen,it will also make the film more enjoyable.
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Post by Hello Doris! » Wed Jul 08, 2009 4:12 pm

when you say refreshed do you also mean clean? :lol:
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Post by Satans Puppy » Wed Jul 08, 2009 4:37 pm

Don't be a wuss and jump... your friends laugh at you and then they tell all the other hardened frightfesters how many times and how powerful said jump was....

I swear inbetween every film I felt my balls shrivel up as Maxi retold the jumping tales to SarahP :cry:

I'm a big girly girl!!!! :cry: :cry: :cry:

*returns to Doris for extra therapy and ridicule... when that isn't enough runs over to Mr O and seeks comfort in his man bosom*

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Post by fd » Wed Jul 08, 2009 5:25 pm

Hello Doris! wrote:We had that in Martyrs last year, this French woman couldn't understand that if she sat in the front row she'd have some angry people after her. :lol:
She even had the cheek to ask if we'd move!
LOL at the spanish guy who got booed at the Orphange screening loudly protesting/complaining about his seat. ;)

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Post by krispyg » Wed Jul 08, 2009 8:15 pm

Satans Puppy wrote:Don't be a wuss and jump... your friends laugh at you and then they tell all the other hardened frightfesters how many times and how powerful said jump was....

I swear inbetween every film I felt my balls shrivel up as Maxi retold the jumping tales to SarahP :cry:

I'm a big girly girl!!!! :cry: :cry: :cry:

*returns to Doris for extra therapy and ridicule... when that isn't enough runs over to Mr O and seeks comfort in his man bosom*
Aww that reminds me of last year, this poor guy who was sat next to me during Martyrs, out of his seat and cursing "oh my god" and "fucking hell" everytime something bad happenned. Bless.

But don't be mean with that, not everyone has the same tolerance level of shocks or can tell when something scary is gonna happen and maybe they enjoy that being scared moment anyway.

But ideally no jumpers in J row please lol
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Post by Satans Puppy » Wed Jul 08, 2009 8:18 pm

Oh I'm not an audible jumper... I'm a clench and hiccup type jump to try not to disturb those around us ... depends if the row wobbles or not :D

Plus I take a pillow to hug... it's only when dogs, cats or other cute animals bite the dust that an audible whine escapes my geeky lips. :(

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Post by krispyg » Wed Jul 08, 2009 8:27 pm

Awww bless

My moment is usually anything medical related, especially needles.

Ripping people limb from limb is fine though
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Post by feggie » Wed Jul 08, 2009 9:34 pm

Yeah i think I'm the same medical tends to make me squirm but anything else i'm fine with.

During Martyrs(just watched it for the first time 2 weeks ago) i got a bit squeamish at the nails/staples being pried from the womans head using the screwdriver. On the other hand my girlfriend was calling me and our friend pussies cos she was fine with it. Then again any dead animals and she cant look near the screen

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Post by maxmum » Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:58 am

Eyeball puncturing and Road traffic accidents are the worst for me. :(
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