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Old 31 October 2018, 11:25 PM
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Icon402 Trick-or-Treat!

So far we've had 3 little monsters at our door. Any good costumes this year?
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Old 31 October 2018, 11:56 PM
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Appropriately enough, a little Ant-Man.
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Old 01 November 2018, 12:11 AM
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A little witch too scared to say anything.


A dog, a tiny little Supergirl, and a ghost!
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Old 01 November 2018, 12:39 AM
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A little witch too scared to say anything.
That's a precious mental image!



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Old 01 November 2018, 12:47 AM
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She was precious!


And just now a visit from royalty! Michael Myers himself!
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Old 01 November 2018, 02:02 AM
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9 visitors this year after 13 the year before. The only really memorable one this year was a modern locomotive, hand-made from a cardboard box with what appeared to be rear bike reflectors for headlights.
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Old 01 November 2018, 02:21 AM
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I had countless trick-or-treaters, in groups as large as a dozen or more. My favorite was a hammerhead shark and a teenager dressed as Rick from Rick and Morty. He was so happy to find someone who knew who he was.
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Old 01 November 2018, 02:38 AM
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Nobody, nobody, nobody.

Which is not particularly surprising, these days, in this location.
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Old 01 November 2018, 02:51 AM
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I don't think I've seen a trick-or-treater in this apartment complex in the last 15 years. I don't believe it has to do with how many kids live in the complex, past or present, but that they celebrate it in other ways such as in school, another organized event, or not at all.

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Old 01 November 2018, 03:47 AM
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DW reported a bigger than usual turnout tonight.

Oldest son reported a HUGE turnout in his area (NE Mpls) that forced him to make a candy run.

I was told DGD made a really good haul.
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Old 01 November 2018, 04:39 AM
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Went to Mom's house to hand out candy. I don't think anyone does trick or treating in my apartment complex: all the parents seem to take their kids elsewhere.

Next year, I think Mom should get a bunch of things of dental floss so I can hand them out to the slackers who just wear normal clothes while still expecting you to give them candy.
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Old 01 November 2018, 04:51 AM
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With my work schedule and the length of my commute I didn't get home until almost 7:00, at which point trick-or-treating was already well underway. Once I turned on my porch light I got like three groups of kids, but by 7:30 it seemed like it had already come to an end. The light's still on just in case there are any stragglers or older kids, but I don't think there will be.
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Old 01 November 2018, 10:51 AM
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I got a fair few but they petered out pretty quickly once it got dark.

Apparently one kid was dressed as a crucified Jesus but I missed it.
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Old 01 November 2018, 10:55 AM
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I've been pretty outgoing in terms of house decoration the last years (adding a small graveyard with crawling zombie, a huge spiderweb with spider, bloody handprints on the glass front door and a fog machine, by and by), and this year I got my reward: the parents accompanying the first group of trick-or-treaters said that they had come to the neighbourhood especially to visit "the horror house"!

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Old 01 November 2018, 12:33 PM
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The first trick or treater at my house came really early and was a little one wearing a dog costume. I couldn't tell if it was a boy or a girl!

The cutest one was wearing a home made Chase from paw patrol costume, with the ears and hat made from construction paper...
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Old 01 November 2018, 01:34 PM
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I was late home last night due to bus delays, so I missed out on Trick or Treaters. I think I had somebody calling round, though, because a plastic pumpkin had been moved from my windowsill - I suspect little hands playing with it!

I ended up eating most of the sweets I got in. Hopefully I won't have a torrent of latecomers tonight! I'll have to give them some homemade gingerbread pumpkins, as long as their parents don't mind their children receiving unwrapped treats made in an an environment that doesn't have follow strict professional safety and hygiene regulations (I can see why some parents might be a tad paranoid about that).
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Old 01 November 2018, 03:27 PM
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We've never had anyone, but took our kids to the neighborhood nearby where the kids' friends live. I didn't see any costumes that really stood out except for a giant avocado. It was sorta surreal, but in a good way. My kids got to have fun with friends and get candy, and I was given a small bottle of rum since I had a costume on too (cat ears to be my witch daughter's companion.)
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Old 01 November 2018, 03:32 PM
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I had a classic Tin Man. Oh, and a Pizza Delivery Man. I thought the Tin Man was the best costume I saw. I only had about 18 or so TorTers.

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Old 01 November 2018, 03:50 PM
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I had an 11 or 12 year old kid dressed up as Rick, from Rick and Morty. He was thrilled that I knew who he was. I gave him all the candy.
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Old 01 November 2018, 04:44 PM
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Our 3yo is obsessed with Ghostbusters right now, so we were all decked out in Ghostbustin' gear. I was wearing the 5-month-old who was dressed as Slimer. It seemed to go over well!

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I was given a small bottle of rum since I had a costume on too (cat ears to be my witch daughter's companion.)
Damn! We've done family costumes for the past 3 years and ain't no one ever given us booze!
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