(Video & Photos: McKamey Manor Presents via YouTube & The Guardian via YouTube)

McKamey Manor Presents via YouTube
McKamey Manor Presents via YouTube

Since I was a kid, no matter where I have lived, I have heard of this urban legend. A haunted house that if you make it all the way though they will pay you a boatload of money.

It's not an urban legend. It's very real. And you really don't want to do this. Really. I'm serious. That is actually on their website.

McKamey Manor Presents via YouTube
McKamey Manor Presents via YouTube

It's called McKamey Manor. NOW OPEN in Summertown, Tennessee and Huntsville, Alabama. It's labeled as Survival Horror. It looks like the movie Hostel come to life to me. It's extreme, intense, physical, brutal. And if you make it through, according to the video and head ring leader/owner Russ McKamey, you get $20,000. This thing is practically free to do. It only cost you dog food. And they donate that to a shelter. All for a good cause. But there is a waiting list. And a bunch of STUFF you gotta sign. Waivers and whatnot. And...you really, really need to know what you are getting into. Because, this ain't your Scooby Doo run of the mill haunted house. They will break you. You will tap out. And hopefully with minimal psychological damage.

McKamey Manor Presents via YouTube
McKamey Manor Presents via YouTube

You're practically signing up for them to torture the $h*t outta you. And by practically, I mean they are definitely going to. And enjoy every minute of it.

First, the requirements.

  • 1. 21 and above, or 18-20 with parents approval.
  • 2. Completed "Sports Physical" and  Doctors letter stating you are physically and  mentally cleared.
  • 3.  Pass a background check provided by MM.
  • 4. Be screened via FB face time or phone.
  • 5. Proof of medical insurance.
  • 6. Sign a detailed 40 page waiver.
  • 7. Pass a portable drug test on the day of the show.

The WARNING Page is out of control.

New for 2018, MCKAMEY MANOR Presents "DESOLATION," including Holly's Playhouse. The next evolution in intertactive "SURVIVAL HORROR" theartre. Understand that each tour will be different based upon your personal fears, and can last up to 10 HOURS. Each guest will be mentally and physically challenged until you reach your personal breaking point. (McKamey Manor)

Note, it said 10 hours. And if you're like, well they better not touch me or anything like that...this aint the ride for you. Cause touching you is the least of your worries. They could pull your hair. They could pull a tooth. THERE'S A 40 PAGE WAIVER PEOPLE.

Watch the above videos. Head to their website and check out their MUST WATCH section.

And if you are so inclined, please by all means sign up. The worst thing that could happen is they approve you.

And that's where and when the nightmare really begins.

I hear the wait list is extremely long. But hey, maybe you'll get lucky.

Why would anyone do this?

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