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The Scare Factor

Join the Scream Teams as they share their experience and insight on various topics that pertain to Halloween, the Haunted Attraction industry and what it's like to be pro haunt reviewers.

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Dangerous Guests: The Customer Is NOT Always Right
In this episode, Bryan, Tiphennie, and Joanna discuss their experiences with unruly haunt customers - both as fellow guests AND as haunt actors - and what you can learn from their tribulations.Interested in becoming a Scream Team for TheScareFactor.com? Check out the TEAMS page on our website to see if we need coverage in your area!The Scare Factor is a Halloween haunted house review website and directory. All of our podcast episodes, in-depth haunted house reviews, and a directory of all North American haunted attractions are right here on our website!Show Credits:Host: Bryan Oates, Tiphennie YaoSpecial Guest: Joanna DanowskiProduced By: The Scare Factor, LLCPost-Production By: Bryan OatesCopyright: The Scare Factor, LLCMusic: They Come At Night by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
57:21 8/29/23
When Haunted Houses Get Touchy-Feely... Literally.
In this episode, Bryan and Tiphennie bring on special guest Joanna from Team Zombillies to discuss "touch" haunts, the various levels of touching that guests can expect to encounter, and some controversial topics around "how much is too much."Interested in becoming a Scream Team for TheScareFactor.com? Check out the "Review Teams" page on our website to see if we need coverage in your area!The Scare Factor is a Halloween haunted house review website and directory. All of our podcast episodes, in-depth haunted house reviews, and a directory of all North American haunted attractions are right on our website!Show Credits:Hosts: Bryan Oates, Tiphennie YaoSpecial Guest: Joanna DanowskiProduced By: The Scare Factor, LLCPost-Production By: Bryan OatesCopyright: The Scare Factor, LLCMusic: They Come At Night by Shane Ivers – https://www.silvermansound.com
71:57 6/19/23
More Annoying Sh!t Haunts Do
In this episode, Bryan and Tiph cover some more pet peeves and annoying things haunted houses do that just drives us up the wall! From false advertising to clingy managers, this is an episode you're NOT going to want to miss!Interested in becoming a Scream Team for TheScareFactor.com? Check out the "Review Teams" page on our website to see if we need coverage in your area!The Scare Factor is a Halloween haunted house review website and directory. All of our podcast episodes, in-depth haunted house reviews, and a directory of all North American haunted attractions are right on our website!Show Credits:Hosts: Bryan Oates, Tiphennie YaoProduced By: The Scare Factor, LLCPost-Production By: Bryan OatesCopyright: The Scare Factor, LLCMusic: They Come At Night by Shane Ivers – https://www.silvermansound.com
74:32 5/11/23
Blackout Haunts: Scenes Not Seen
In this episode, Bryan and Tiphennie discuss the pros and cons of "blackout haunts," and what you should expect when visiting these special haunted house events.The Scare Factor is a Halloween haunted house review website and directory. All of our podcast episodes, in-depth haunted house reviews, and a directory of all North American haunted attractions are right here on our website!Show Credits:Hosts: Bryan Oates, Tiphennie YaoProduced By: The Scare Factor, LLCPost-Production By: Bryan OatesCopyright: The Scare Factor, LLCMusic: They Come At Night by Shane Ivers – https://www.silvermansound.com
48:28 4/23/23
Unique Haunts - There's Some Weird Ones Out There!
Join us as we discuss some of the most unique haunts we've been to and heard of from across the country!Show Credits:Hosts: Tyler & Nora Proffet, Bryan OatesProduced By: The Scare Factor, LLCPost-Production By: Bryan OatesCopyright: The Scare Factor, LLCMusic: They Come At Night by Shane Ivers – https://www.silvermansound.com
56:35 9/21/22
The Best Haunt Visiting Tips with Maximus Christian Bryant (AKA: "Pumpkin Smasher")
Join Tyler, Nora, and Bryan as they talk with Maximus Christian Bryant (AKA: "Pumpkin Smasher") from The Dent Schoolhouse in Cincinnati, Ohio, about haunt visiting etiquette. Max gives us his best tips on how to have the best time visiting haunted houses this season!The Scare Factor is a Halloween haunted house review website and directory. Our website has all our podcast episodes, in-depth haunted house reviews, and a directory of all North American haunted attractions!Show Credits:Hosts: Tyler & Nora Proffet, Bryan OatesSpecial Guest: Maximus Christian BryantProduced By: The Scare Factor, LLCPost-Production By: Bryan OatesCopyright: The Scare Factor, LLCMusic: They Come At Night by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
63:57 9/8/22
New Review Teams, Interviewing Our 2021 #1 Rated Haunt, and National News
Our very first "Franken-sode!" (Multiple topics in 1 episode)This week, we'll hear from one of our brand new review teams for 2022, Tyler & Nora cover some national haunt news topics, and Andrew brings an EXCLUSIVE interview with Terror In the Corn; our #1 Rated Haunted House in 2021!Links:The Scare Factor: https://www.thescarefactor.com/Terror in the Corn: https://www.terrorinthecorn.com/Team Graveyard Shift: https://www.thescarefactor.com/teams/team-graveyard-shift/Thirteenth Hour Haunt: https://www.thirteenthhourindy.com/Piney Acres Haunt: http://www.pineyacresscreamfarm.com/Superior Haunted Trails: https://www.superiorhauntedtrails.com/A Brush With Death Haunt: https://www.thescarefactor.com/haunted-house-directory/indiana/a-brush-with-death/Grim Trails Haunt: https://grimtrails.com/American Horrorplex Haunt: https://www.americanhorrorplex.com/Irvington Asylum Haunt: https://www.thescarefactor.com/haunted-house-directory/kentucky/Irvington-Asylum/Legend at Pope Lick: https://mostfunyoueverhad.com/outpost/Kings Island Haunts: https://www.visitkingsisland.com/events/haunt/Jail of Terror Haunt: https://www.facebook.com/Jailofterror/Hershey Park Haunts: https://www.hersheypark.com/explore-the-park/halloween.phpHalloween Horror Nights: https://www.halloweenhorrornights.com/Netherworld Haunt: https://www.fearworld.com/House of Spirits Soiree: https://houseofspiritssoiree.com/seattleNightmare Factory Haunt: https://sites.google.com/osd.k12.or.us/nightmare-factoryHaunted Attraction Network: https://www.haunt.news/ or https://hauntedattractionnetwork.com/The Scare Factor is a Halloween haunted house review website and directory.Show Credits:Hosts: Tyler & Nora Proffet, Bryan Oates, Tiphennie Yao, Andrew MontoyaProduced By: The Scare Factor, LLCPost-Production By: The Scare Factor, LLCCopyright: The Scare Factor, LLCMusic: They Come At Night by Shane Ivers (silvermansound.com)
56:50 8/12/22
Special FX Pet Peeves: Yeah, We've Seen That
In this episode, Tyler, Nora, Bryan, and Tiph discuss some of the most common Special FX failures they've seen over and over again in the haunted houses they visit.What are some of YOUR Special FX pet peeves?Interested in becoming a Scream Team for TheScareFactor.com? Check out the Teams page on the website to see if we need coverage in your area:https://www.thescarefactor.com/join-the-scare-factor-haunted-house-reviewers/The Scare Factor is a Halloween haunted house review website and directory. All of our podcast episodes, in-depth haunted house reviews, and a directory of all North American haunted attractions are right here on our website:https://www.thescarefactor.comShow Credits:Hosts: Tyler & Nora Proffet, Bryan Oates, Tiphennie YaoProduced By: The Scare Factor, LLCPost-Production By: Bryan OatesCopyright: The Scare Factor, LLCMusic: They Come At Night by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
57:52 8/7/22
Customer Service Pet Peeves: We Want Your Manager! | S2E5
In this episode, Tyler, Nora, Bryan, and Tiph discuss common customer service pitfalls and a few tips and tricks for avoiding them.What are some of YOUR customer service pet peeves?The Scare Factor is a Halloween haunted attraction review website and directory. Check out our website at https://www.thescarefactor.com/ and on all of the socials @thescarefactor!Show Credits:Hosts: Tyler & Nora Proffet, Bryan Oates, Tiphennie YaoProduced By: The Scare Factor, LLCPost-Production By: Bryan OatesCopyright: The Scare Factor, LLCMusic: They Come At Night by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
90:05 7/12/22
What Is A Haunted House and Why Should You Go? | S2E4
Join Tyler, Nora, Bryan, and Tiph as they discuss what exactly IS a haunted house / haunted attraction, why we love going to them so much, and why you should too! They also address a few misconceptions and concerns that some customers may have.The Scare Factor is a Halloween haunted house review website and directory. All of our podcast episodes, in-depth haunted house reviews, and a directory of all North American haunted attraction are on our website at: https://www.thescarefactor.com/Check us out on all of the socials and YouTube: @thescarefactorShow Credits:Hosts: Tyler & Nora Proffet, Bryan Oates, Tiphennie YaoProduced By: The Scare Factor, LLCPost-Production By: Bryan OatesCopyright: The Scare Factor, LLCMusic: They Come At Night by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
63:07 6/27/22
Trends in the Haunted House Industry | S2E3
Join Tyler, Nora, Bryan and Tiph as they discuss good (and bad) trends they've noticed in haunted houses across the country!What are some haunt trends that YOU'VE noticed? Let us know!Find us on the socials and YouTube @thescarefactorInterested in becoming a Scream Team for TheScareFactor.com?Check out the Teams page on the website to see if we need coverage in your area:https://www.thescarefactor.com/join-the-scare-factor-haunted-house-reviewers/Show Credits:Hosts: Tyler & Nora Proffet, Bryan Oates & Tiphennie YaoProduced By: The Scare Factor, LLCPost-Production By: Bryan OatesCopyright: The Scare Factor, LLCMusic: They Come At Night by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
88:04 6/20/22
Off-Season, Holiday and Year-Round Haunted House Events
In this episode, the Scream Teams discuss the types of year-round, holiday-themed, and other off-season haunted house events you can find.Did we miss any?Reach out to us on any of our socials @thescarefactor(YouTube, FB, IG, TikTok, and Twitter)Interested in becoming a Scream Team for TheScareFactor.com?Check out the Teams page on the website to see if we need coverage in your area:https://www.thescarefactor.com/join-the-scare-factor-haunted-house-reviewers/Show Credits:Hosts: Tyler & Nora Proffet, Bryan Oates & Tiphennie YaoProduced By: The Scare Factor, LLCPost-Production By: Bryan OatesCopyright: The Scare Factor, LLC
60:25 5/9/22
How Many Types of Scares Are There?
In this episode, Bryan (Team Skelegore) and Tiph (Team Terror Techies) discuss some of the more (and lesser) known types of scares that they see when visiting and reviewing haunted attractions.Did we miss any? Reach out to us on any of our socials @thescarefactor(YouTube, FB, IG, TikTok, and Twitter)Interested in becoming a Scream Team for TheScareFactor.com?Check out the Teams page on the website to see if we need coverage in your area:https://www.thescarefactor.com/join-the-scare-factor-haunted-house-reviewers/
68:59 5/2/22
Season 2 Intro - Catching Up and Looking Forward
Join Tyler & Nora as they discuss what's been happenin' since last haunt season, and as they look forward to some of what you can expect from The Scare Factor in 2022!Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to get notified of every episode!Check out our Haunt Reviews, the Haunted Attraction Directory, and the new Ghost Directory at:https://www.thescarefactor.com/Follow us on the socials at:FB, IG & TikTok @thescarefactor
35:39 3/11/22
How to Make The Most of Your Haunted House Visits - Season 1 Finale
Join the Scream Teams as they discuss a wide variety of tips and tricks about finding haunts, planning your trips, the best ways to attend them, and what to do while you're there to make sure you have the absolute best time at a haunted house this season!The goal of The Scare Factor Podcast is to provide entertainment, value, and likely a few laughs to haunt enthusiasts abroad as we promote and cover topics that pertain to the Halloween, haunted house and Haunted Attraction industry.You can follow us on most social media platforms @thescarefactor and at TheScareFactor.com.If you like what we're doing, please take a few seconds to leave us a review... it'd make all the difference in the world to us!
67:14 10/3/21
Pet Peeves: Common Costuming & Makeup Mess-Ups | S1E9
Join the Scream Teams as they discuss their pet peeves (and some from the audience) around haunted house costumes and makeup mess-ups; some of the things we've seen that just annoy the crap out of us!The goal of The Scare Factor Podcast is to provide entertainment, value, and likely a few laughs to haunt enthusiasts abroad as we promote and cover topics that pertain to the Halloween, haunted house and Haunted Attraction industry.You can follow us on most social media platforms @thescarefactor and at TheScareFactor.com.If you like what we're doing, please take a few seconds to leave us a review... it'd make all the difference in the world to us!
54:37 8/27/21
Pet Peeves: Annoying Stuff that Actors & Staff Do - S1E8
Join the Scream Teams as they discuss the their pet peeves (and some from the audience) around haunt actors and staff; some of the things they do that just annoy the crap out of us!The goal of The Scare Factor Podcast is to provide entertainment, value, and likely a few laughs to haunt enthusiasts abroad as we promote and cover topics that pertain to the Halloween, haunted house and Haunted Attraction industry.You can follow us on most social media platforms @thescarefactor and at TheScareFactor.com.If you like what we're doing, please take a few seconds to leave us a review... it'd make all the difference in the world to us!
64:21 8/16/21
HAH The Event - Interviews with Sindicate Haunted House Group and Scary Train
Join Tyler at the very first Haunters Against Hate - The Event in Louisville, KY as he interviews Teddy Summers and Boston Petit from Sindicate Haunted House Group and Kirby Farm Scary Train from Williston, Florida.Learn more about The Scare Factor at https://www.TheScareFactor.com/ and on all of the socials @thescarefactor.Learn more about Sindicate Haunted House Group on Facebook @SindicateHauntsLearn more about Kirby Farm Scary Train on Facebook @Kirbyfamilyfarm or on their website at https://www.kirbyfarm.com/Show Credits:Host: Tyler ProffetSpeakers: Teddy Summers, Boston Petit, Kirby Farm Scary TrainProduced By: The Scare Factor, LLCPost-Production By: Tyler ProffetCopyright: The Scare Factor, LLC
10:23 8/5/21
Fears & Phobias: What We're Afraid Of - S1E7
Join the Scream Teams as they discuss the differences between "fears" and "phobias," and some of the things they're afraid of themselves!The goal of The Scare Factor Podcast is to provide entertainment, value, and likely a few laughs to haunt enthusiasts abroad as we promote and cover topics that pertain to the Halloween, haunted house and Haunted Attraction industry.You can follow us on most social media platforms @thescarefactor and at TheScareFactor.com.If you like what we're doing, please take a few seconds to leave us a review... it'd make all the difference in the world to us!
70:23 6/14/21
Haunt Websites - Are They Dead?? | S1E6
Join the Scream Teams as they discuss haunted attraction websites, how important they are to the customer experience, and what a 'good' haunt website should have.The goal of The Scare Factor Podcast is to provide entertainment, value, and likely a few laughs to haunt enthusiasts abroad as we promote and cover topics that pertain to the Halloween, haunted house and Haunted Attraction industry.You can follow us on most social media platforms @thescarefactor and at TheScareFactor.com.If you like what we're doing, please take a few seconds to leave us a review... it'd make all the difference in the world to us!
55:40 6/7/21
Timed Ticketing - Is It Worth The Wait? | S1E5
Join the Scream Teams as they discuss the concepts of Timed Ticketing and Virtual Queues, their experiences with them, and the pros and cons of each.The goal of The Scare Factor Podcast is to provide entertainment, value, and likely a few laughs to haunt enthusiasts abroad as we promote and cover topics that pertain to the Halloween, haunted house and Haunted Attraction industry.Join us live on YouTube almost every weekend!https://www.youtube.com/c/thescarefactor/You can also follow us on most social media platforms @thescarefactorIf you like what we're doing, please take a few seconds to leave us a review... it'd make all the difference in the world to us!
59:07 5/19/21
Bucket List Haunts - Where We're DYING To Go! | S1E4
Join the Scream Teams as they discuss some of the haunts they're just DYING to go to... and why!The goal of The Scare Factor Podcast is to provide entertainment, value, and likely a few laughs to haunt enthusiasts abroad as we promote and cover topics that pertain to the Halloween, haunted house and Haunted Attraction industry.Join us live on YouTube almost every weekend!https://www.youtube.com/c/thescarefactor/You can also follow us on most social media platforms @thescarefactorIf you like what we're doing, please take a few seconds to leave us a review... it'd make all the difference in the world to us!
56:53 5/12/21
A Day in the Life of a Reviewer - S1E3
Join the Scream Teams as they discuss what it's like to be a pro haunt reviewer. From scheduling and planning to the aftermath and post-publishing, this episode provides some great insight into what it takes to bring great quality haunt reviews to life!The goal of The Scare Factor Podcast is to provide entertainment, value, and likely a few laughs to haunt enthusiasts abroad as we promote and cover topics that pertain to the Halloween, haunted house and Haunted Attraction industry.Join us live on YouTube almost every weekend!https://www.youtube.com/c/thescarefactor/You can also follow us on most social media platforms @thescarefactorIf you like what we're doing, please take a few seconds to leave us a review... it'd make all the difference in the world to us!
59:15 5/3/21
Extreme Haunts - What Are They and Where Can I Find One? S1E2
Join the Scream Teams as they discuss what "Extreme Haunts" are, how they differ from an "Immersive Horror" experience, and a few places where you can try one on for size.The goal of The Scare Factor Podcast is to provide entertainment, value, and likely a few laughs as we promote and cover topics that pertain to the Halloween, haunted house and Haunted Attraction industry!Join us live on YouTube on Saturdays at 9:30pm!https://www.youtube.com/c/thescarefactor/You can also follow us on most social media platforms @thescarefactorIf you like what we're doing, please take a few seconds to leave us a review... it'd make all the difference in the world to us!
68:37 4/26/21
S1E1: Local Legends and Folklore
Join the Scream Teams as they discuss some of their local legends and folklore from across the country.The goal of The Scare Factor Podcast is to provide entertainment, value, and likely a few laughs as we promote and cover topics that pertain to the Halloween, haunted house and Haunted Attraction industry!Join us live on YouTube on Saturdays at 9:30pm!https://www.youtube.com/c/thescarefactor/You can also follow us on most social media platforms @thescarefactorIf you like what we're doing, please take a few seconds to leave us a review... it'd make all the difference in the world to us!
57:13 4/12/21

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