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Filing Cabinet Of Terror

Filing Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
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Every office has files that strike fear into those who must either handle them or who lives they concern.

These could contain the lurid details of illicit affairs, or the tax investigations of the unwary, who wait oblivious to the impending visit of the auditors, detailed files in hand.

These files need to be treated with more gravity than the regular material of routine office procedure. They need to be stored in a special place. That place is The Filing Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.

This cabinet is kept at the dead end of a dark corridor, and is only to be approached with extreme caution in an atmosphere of creeping fear. Its angles are odd and contorted. Its colours and patterns are dank and foreboding. References to the famous film from which it takes its name and style abound.

Its drawers scrape, screech and echo as they are opened, releasing a fetid dank odour appropriate to the gravity of their dreaded contents.

Delux version, complete with figures, who stare down woefully, illustrated on link.

xenzag, Oct 07 2006

Filing Cabinet of Terror https://picasaweb.g...5468869344457060322
Dr. Caligari's Filing Cabinet [xenzag, Oct 07 2006, last modified Jul 10 2012]

Cabinet of Dr. Caligari http://www.geocitie...w/1204/caligari.htm
Still from the film [xenzag, Oct 08 2006]

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       I'd like a portable version, a little soundbox that I could drop in the back of colleagues' credenzas, that would make random shrieks and muffled cries for help at random times.
DrCurry, Oct 08 2006
  

       You have filing cabinets? how quaint.
squeak, Oct 10 2006
  

       Database of Terror just doesn't sound the same.   

       Filodex of Terror? Maybe.
zen_tom, Oct 10 2006
  

       Makes me want to watch that movie.
DesertFox, Oct 10 2006
  

       It needs a proximity sensor that triggers the release of a wall of fog that is blown toward the person approaching while projecting ghostly scenes onto the fog.
cjacks, Oct 10 2006
  

       And a pale, wide-eyed damsel with fake lashes who can convey fear...and someone to play organ music. Definitely an organ.
pigtails_and_ponies, Oct 11 2006
  
      
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