The following is a list of vital and important lessons that one can learn from certain Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy movies that can, and should be, applied to every day life. Please, for everyone's sake, if you find yourself in the middle of a B-Movie, resort to these lessons and learn from other's mistakes! Your life, and our entertainment, depend on it! Thank you.
Neo & Hamster
When it appears that you have killed the monster, never check to see if it's really dead.
If you find that your house is built upon or near a cemetery, was once a church that was used for black
masses, had previous inhabitants who went mad or
committed suicide or died in some horrible fashion, or
had inhabitants who performed necrophilia or satanic
practices in your house move away immediately.
Never read a book of demon summoning aloud, even as a joke.
Do not search the basement, especially if the power has just gone out.
If your children speak to you in Latin or any other language which they should not know, or if they speak
to you using a voice which is other than their own,
shoot them immediately. It will save you a lot of
grief in the long run. NOTE:It will probably take
several rounds to kill them, so be prepared.
When you have the benefit of numbers, never pair
off and go it alone.
As a general rule, don't solve puzzles that open
portals to Hell.
Never stand in, on, above, below, beside, or
anywhere near a grave, tomb, crypt, mausoleum, or
other house of the dead.
If you're searching for something which caused a
noise and find out that it's just the cat, leave the
room immediately if you value your life.
If appliances start operating by themselves, move
Do not take anything from the dead.
If you find a town which looks deserted, it's
probably for a reason. Take the hint and stay away.
Don't fool with recombinant DNA technology unless
you're sure you know what you are doing.
If you're running from the monster, expect to trip
or fall down at least twice, more if you are of the
female persuasion. Also note that, despite the fact
that you are running and the monster is merely
shambling along, it's still moving fast enough to
catch up with you.
If your companions suddenly begin to exhibit
uncharacteristic behavior such as hissing, fascination
for blood, glowing eyes, increasing hairiness, and so
on, get away from them as fast as possible.
Stay away from certain geographical locations, some of which are listed here: Amityville, Elm Street,
Transylvania, Nilbog (God help you if you recognize this one), the Bermuda Triangle, or any small town in
If your car runs out of gas at night, do not go to
the nearby deserted-looking house to phone for help.
Beware of strangers bearing tools such as chainsaws, staple guns, hedge trimmers, electric carving knives, combines, lawnmowers, butane torches, soldering irons, band saws, or any device made from deceased companions.
Listen closely to the soundtrack; and pay attention to the audience, since they are usually far more intelligent than you could ever hope to be.