If you ever find yourself on the run from a chainsaw-wielding maniac, or terrorized by a serial killer in a hockey mask, arm yourself with some knowledge so you can outrun your tormentor. It's Halloween season and the freaks are out, ready to terrorize you.
Stay away from clowns. If a town is deserted, it's for a reason. If you think you slayed a monster, no need to check its pulse.
There are other unlikely scenarios you might prepare yourself for, like: If you've stumbled upon a church and noticed that those who are lined up in the pews are rotting corpses, there was clearly some unholy activity that preceded your visit. No need to stick around to become a permanent fixture.
When you land on a distant planet and find unusual looking pods, they're most likely eggs, and the mother won't be happy that you're being nosy. Get outta there!
There are other caveats that serve as good reminders for you to survive a horror film.
@CupcakeTags compiled a survival guide on Twitter with users contributing their suggestions with the hashtag: #SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words.
A reminder to take a breath.
@HashtagRoundup @CupcakeTags @More2Cassandra @SugarGretel Don't make stupid rash decisions #SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words— Emily (@Emily) 1507903425.0
Given the fact that a brutal stabbing happens right after doing the nasty in most horror films, you may want to avoid this.
@HashtagRoundup @CupcakeTags @More2Cassandra @SugarGretel Just do not have sex. #SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words— Karen Cyars (@Karen Cyars) 1507902681.0
#SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words NEVER say "Let's split up"— Helen 🌼📚🌺 (@Helen 🌼📚🌺) 1507895979.0
A common mistake.
#SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words Run out door, not upstairs!— Tom Malvaso (@Tom Malvaso) 1507896020.0
@TomMalvaso This is my favorite Tom lmaoooo!! "Ooh there's a killer in the house, let me run upstairs where it's a total dead end!" 😂😂😂— Helen 🌼📚🌺 (@Helen 🌼📚🌺) 1507899909.0
Karma will come back and gitcha!
#SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words Don't Do Anything In Summer @CupcakeTags https://t.co/Z2Zj72SDRw— Geff Gefferson (@Geff Gefferson) 1507896368.0
Do whatever it takes to ignore that buzz.
Do not investigate that sound. #SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words— 🌟 Lola 🌟 (@🌟 Lola 🌟) 1507896058.0
@_lola_bee Or send someone you don't like to do it— linda filizetti (@linda filizetti) 1507897157.0
Ahh, Jason Voorhees. So misunderstood. And such a pscho.
Avoid people wearing hockey masks #SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words https://t.co/w4akZCTabH— Nolene Dougan (@Nolene Dougan) 1507896706.0
@NoleneDougan ...unless you are actually playing hockey.🤓— Miss Moppet (@Miss Moppet) 1507896974.0
Curiosity killed the cat, you know. Don't be the cat.
#SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words Don’t say, Hello? Anyone here? https://t.co/4Rjcp1Hj3V— Lisa 😻 (@Lisa 😻) 1507896613.0
Nothing good is ever found here. You must avoid it at all costs.
#SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words Stay away from the basement— Jennifer Rose 🌹 (@Jennifer Rose 🌹) 1507896294.0
You never wanna run on empty.
@HashtagRoundup @CupcakeTags @More2Cassandra @SugarGretel #SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words Keep the Gas Tank Full.— Shedrick Mask (@Shedrick Mask) 1507910674.0
Forgot something during your escape? Leave it!
Don’t go back into house #SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words— Holly (@Holly) 1507896677.0
So there you have it. Now that you're armed with horror movie survival wisdom, Freddy Krueger's got nothing on you!
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