We get alot of problems with teenagers in large groups, break the groups up and dont take no for an answer.
Teenagers tend to try and act hard and be tough. They tend to attempt to intimidate your actors and try to cover fear with bravado and impress their cohorts.
Watch them closely they like to touch things, they like to break things and they like to steal things. They tend to want 'trophy' items from their visit, like smuggling out a fake leg or arm.
Watch the drunks and the barflys. They tend to be more dangerous. Being intoxicated heightens some peoples agression levels.
Be watchful of you Q-Line actors with drunks, i cant tell you how many times iv been grabbed from behind by a drunk and his friends. And watch them carefully with your room actors, a scare to us may seem like a threat to them in their current state so be on guard.
Use zone capitans and security personel. Use headsets and walkie talkies, spend the money to keep your actors safe.
You will get the freaks occasionally who think its funny to grab actors in a suggestive manor but they're a minority i think.
The weirdest one i think i have seen though is we had a flasher run thru the haunt one year...just awkward....
Oh best advice i can give tho, is tell your actors to scream "Security" instead of "Help" if they are in a bad situation....screaming help can easily be misunderstood in a haunt and can very easily turn into a bad situation if no help is given
keep those actors safe!
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