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Why wasn't the entire neighborhood haunted?


I know the portal was in the Freeling's house, but the bodies were all over the place.

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I take it because the dead were focusing on Carol Ann.

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I always thought it was all due to them digging up that swimming pool. I assumed that 'woke' them up the closer the digging got to the corpses. Remember they didn't move the bodies...

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Carol attracted them to their house by communicating with them through the tv. That was when the shot onto the wall and in to the home.

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