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It’s Friday the 13th and the “unluckiest” day of the year seems like the perfect time to go over some basic tips for surviving a horror movie. Thanks to a Twitter hashtag game, the ultimate horror movie survival guide has never been simpler…or shorter.

#SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words, which became a trending hashtag in the Cupcake Tags hashtag game Friday afternoon, offered the best tips for avoiding death in a horror film. Suggestions ranged from not going into the basement to never splitting up and even avoiding swimming pools—a good piece of advice if you want to avoid getting trapped in the Upside Down. Remember: never ask if someone is there, don’t assume anything, avoid masked murderers at all costs—and you just might make it out alive.

Take a look at some of the best five-word tips for surviving a horror movie below:

Social Media Shares the Best Ways to #SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words

How would you survive a horror movie in five words? Which #SurviveAHorrorMovieIn5Words tweet was your favorite? Sound off in the comments section below!


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