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Flickr Contests Let Everyone Share Their Haunted Houses

By: Jessica Marcel - Published:   Updated: Aug 3 2011 • References: flickr & mashable
The best haunted houses competitions used to be a local affair, but the Internet has brought the battle online. Mashable compiled these super scary scenes from Flickr, where the contest for scariest Halloween photos rages on.

If you can't make it to any haunted houses this year, these photos ought to satisfy your curiosity for gore. Photos from Flickr users Zombie37, fetusflusher, ScareFX, piratejohnny, DrgnMstr, Josh Sommers, sniderscion, and texas lady bug29.

Implications - I'm actually quite impressed with the lengths people are willing to go for a good fright. There's pictures of mutilated cadavers, eerily lit corridors, zombies poking out of graves and much more. I think Hollywood horror films need to take a cue from these guys.

Stats for Crowdsourced Trick-or-Treating Trending: Older & Chilly
Traction: 2,837 clicks in 259 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Crowdsourced Trick-or-Treating
Related: 72 examples / 55 photos
Segment: Males, 12-35
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