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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by nicole » 01 Nov 2017, 12:21

JasonL wrote:
01 Nov 2017, 10:24
I dodged and hid from all trick or treaters. Hurray for the avoidance of halloween!
I have still never had a trick-or-treater since leaving my parents' house.
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Mo » 01 Nov 2017, 12:30

He could be a sophomore in high school without anything better to do. Well that or egging your house.
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Highway » 01 Nov 2017, 13:01

We also get the parents ToT for their kid... in the infant stroller. Really? You're getting candy for her?
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Jennifer » 01 Nov 2017, 13:05

Last year was my first Halloween in Atlanta; since we live in a huge complex with LOTS of little kids I expected we'd get tons of beggars, so I bought a giant jumbo-sized bag of candy .... and only got two knocks on my door all night. Didn't even see any trick-or-treaters in the parking lot; it's not as though there WERE beggars, only they ignored my door.

So this year I bought a much smaller bag of candy, with the expectation that Jeff and I would eat most of it. Yesterday afternoon, when I was out tossing garbage, I made casual small talk with two of my neighbor and mentioned last year's dearth of trick-or-treaters, which she found surprising; after some back-and-forth I come to find out that here, most trick-or-treating is done BEFORE sunset.

Sho'nuff, later that afternoon (and well before dusk) I got two knocks on my door -- first knock was the grandchildren of one neighbor lady I'd spoken to, second knock was the children of my downstairs neighbor I'd spoken to. Other than those two groups of kids, who presumably knocked on my door only after I'd told their respective guardians "Yeah, if your little ones are trick or treating, send 'em up my way," I only got ... two more knocks on my door all night.

So I went from two visitors up to four, in a year.
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Aresen » 01 Nov 2017, 13:14

JasonL wrote:
01 Nov 2017, 10:24
I dodged and hid from all trick or treaters. Hurray for the avoidance of halloween!
I went out for dinner, then came home and left all the downstairs lights out.
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Eric the .5b » 01 Nov 2017, 13:22

I wasn't home until late, so I didn't see whether we even had trick-or-trreaters, this year. It's a small, gated neighborhood, so at most, that's only ever a few groups of little kids in costume.
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by D.A. Ridgely » 01 Nov 2017, 15:35

We had one group of kids come Trick or Treating, knocking at the door just as we sat down to dinner. Had it been up to me, the porch lights would have been off. Kids should be discouraged from Trick or Treating in cul-de-sacs. There's more action on through streets.

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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Warren » 29 Oct 2018, 19:44

It's that time of year when an old man's fancy turns to thoughts of flesh and the carving there of.

I scored a pair of trunk trophies and have been assiduously applying my blade to their soft flesh. My creatures are now complete.
Care to see? Well alright then, but only if you scream nicely. From the gruesome to the sexy, let me hear you howl.
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Eric the .5b » 29 Oct 2018, 21:22

My ridiculously large (six hours!) Halloween playlist is ready. I got tired of "Ghostbusters" and added "Somebody's Watching Me", which is just inarguably a better song.

I got my idea for a costume for the office Halloween party too late, I think. (I decided on meta and Charlie Brown's trick-or-treating costume, complete with a prop rock if I can find one. Where do you get a large, plain paper bag, though?)
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Warren » 29 Oct 2018, 21:32

Eric the .5b wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 21:22
My ridiculously large (six hours!) Halloween playlist is ready. I got tired of "Ghostbusters" and added "Somebody's Watching Me", which is just inarguably a better song.

I got my idea for a costume for the office Halloween party too late, I think. (I decided on meta and Charlie Brown's trick-or-treating costume, complete with a prop rock if I can find one. Where do you get a large, plain paper bag, though?)
Aldi's I think they're a nickle.
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Mo » 30 Oct 2018, 05:20

The boys made little jack-o-laterns. Some fucker stole the one Dojito made. When he found out that it had been taken, he said, "That's not nice! Bad bad bad!"
his voice is so soothing, but why do conspiracy nuts always sound like Batman and Robin solving one of Riddler's puzzles out loud? - fod

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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Warren » 30 Oct 2018, 10:05

Mo wrote:
30 Oct 2018, 05:20
The boys made little jack-o-laterns. Some fucker stole the one Dojito made. When he found out that it had been taken, he said, "That's not nice! Bad bad bad!"
He's not wrong. Stealing jack-o-lanterns is prodding the dark forces.
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Mo » 30 Oct 2018, 10:09

It is a shitty cultural appropriation of Merica Halloween
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Eric the .5b » 30 Oct 2018, 14:14

I catch myself in holiday hypocrisy, tsking at Halloween playlist suggestions that throw in random goth tracks that aren't particularly spooky ("WTF does 'This Corrosion' have to do with Halloween?")...and then I realize I've got "Monkey Gone to Heaven" (which is doomy, but not spooky) and "Voodoo Doll" (which is...I dunno, a pleasant random lull with a voodoo metaphor) in mine.

ETA: Actual playlist on Google Play, to save my yammering about it further.
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Jennifer » 30 Oct 2018, 17:07

I bought a bag of candy in case any beggars show up, but that's it; it just doesn't feel like "Halloween" when there's not even the faintest hint of crispness in the air.
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Ellie » 30 Oct 2018, 18:23

Warren wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 19:44
It's that time of year when an old man's fancy turns to thoughts of flesh and the carving there of.

I scored a pair of trunk trophies and have been assiduously applying my blade to their soft flesh. My creatures are now complete.
Care to see? Well alright then, but only if you scream nicely. From the gruesome to the sexy, let me hear you howl.
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Ellie » 30 Oct 2018, 18:25

I plan this year to continue my tradition of wearing a costume to work (a costume requiring the barest amount of effort) and dressing as something "really scary." Last year I was decaf coffee; this year I will come labeled as "Meetings that could have just handled in an email."
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by lunchstealer » 30 Oct 2018, 19:22

Ellie wrote:
30 Oct 2018, 18:25
I plan this year to continue my tradition of wearing a costume to work (a costume requiring the barest amount of effort) and dressing as something "really scary." Last year I was decaf coffee; this year I will come labeled as "Meetings that could have just handled in an email."
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :o :shock: :? :(
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Warren » 30 Oct 2018, 19:35

Ellie wrote:
30 Oct 2018, 18:23
Warren wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 19:44
It's that time of year when an old man's fancy turns to thoughts of flesh and the carving there of.

I scored a pair of trunk trophies and have been assiduously applying my blade to their soft flesh. My creatures are now complete.
Care to see? Well alright then, but only if you scream nicely. From the gruesome to the sexy, let me hear you howl.
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That's the spirit!
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Warren » 30 Oct 2018, 19:44

This year I warmed up with a Jack-Owl-Lantern
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Warren » 30 Oct 2018, 19:48

This year trick-or-treaters at our house must hazard the curse of the old dead gypsy.
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Ellie » 30 Oct 2018, 19:51

Those are SICK. Sick in the good way, obviously. You're amazing.
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Ellie » 30 Oct 2018, 19:52

Warren wrote:
30 Oct 2018, 19:35
Ellie wrote:
30 Oct 2018, 18:23
Warren wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 19:44
It's that time of year when an old man's fancy turns to thoughts of flesh and the carving there of.

I scored a pair of trunk trophies and have been assiduously applying my blade to their soft flesh. My creatures are now complete.
Care to see? Well alright then, but only if you scream nicely. From the gruesome to the sexy, let me hear you howl.
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That's the spirit!
I hoped the bonus boob jiggling would help get the photos of your creations :D
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by Warren » 30 Oct 2018, 19:58

Jiggling your boobs at me will always improve your chances of getting what you want from me.
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Re: Hooray for Halloween!

Post by lunchstealer » 31 Oct 2018, 00:11

Jiggling Alison Brie's boobs at me will definitely not get you what you want from me for about the next five minutes.
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