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To think that a classic ghost story, with classic ingredients, DOES NOT INCLUDE A TOWER!

(146 Posts)
Salmotrutta Fri 14-Jun-13 23:11:49

Towers with secret doors are FOR FAIRYTALES.

Not ghost stories.

FGS.

usualsuspect Fri 14-Jun-13 23:13:34

You are very wrong.

All ghost stories have a tower with a secret door, THAT MUST NOT BE OPENED IN A THUNDERSTORM

Ghost stories involve broken down cars in the middle of no where and phones that either lose battery or signal.

FACT.

Salmotrutta Fri 14-Jun-13 23:14:24

Rubbish

It must have a neighing horse.

tethersend Fri 14-Jun-13 23:14:59
squoosh Fri 14-Jun-13 23:15:02

But where else do they keep the pesky mad women who break out and roam the house on a stormy night?

Salmotrutta Fri 14-Jun-13 23:15:09

I think you'll find you are talking bolleaux usual.

As usual.

Salmotrutta Fri 14-Jun-13 23:15:28

<tut>

usualsuspect Fri 14-Jun-13 23:15:56

Thank you.

If not a tower, than an attic, which is a bit like a tower.

Salmotrutta Fri 14-Jun-13 23:16:12

If you think I'm watching that tethers you ARE MAD.

Also basements or attics can be involved. No towers. Only her with the long hair has a tower.

<joins Salmo>

Salmotrutta Fri 14-Jun-13 23:16:49

Well, if you'd said attic... hmm

Salmotrutta Fri 14-Jun-13 23:17:38

How about a cellar?

With a dodgy lightbulb?

LineRunner Fri 14-Jun-13 23:18:09

I think, squoosh, you'll find you are making the elementary mistake of confusing a ghost story with mid 19th century quasi-gothic literature.

usualsuspect Fri 14-Jun-13 23:18:37

The best ghost stories are in big fuck off houses with towers.

Phones? SP ,no phones in the olden day ghost stories.

squoosh Fri 14-Jun-13 23:19:29

It was kind of ghosty though as she gave poor old Jane Eyre the proper shits.

I'm not from the olden days so I'm doing modern ones grin

Whats her name with the long her and lives in a tower?

LineRunner Fri 14-Jun-13 23:20:15

Edgar Allen Po.

usualsuspect Fri 14-Jun-13 23:20:22

The best ghost film I ever saw had a ghost up the tower.

squoosh Fri 14-Jun-13 23:20:23

I think that's the phrase Charlotte Bronte used 'the proper shits'

<checks edition>

Usual Was it called 'The ghost in the tower' as well grin

Salmotrutta Fri 14-Jun-13 23:21:58

hmm

grin

usualsuspect Fri 14-Jun-13 23:24:27

That's a great name for a ghost story.

The ghost up the Tower.

I might write it,

But what would it be about usual Its a bit of a vague title

Bimblepops Germany Fri 14-Jun-13 23:26:35

Carry on up the tower?

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