I agree. It's a socialist's holiday if there ever was one. I used to
get insulted when we got turned away as kids. Now there are too many
crazys to be knocking on anyone's door.
I was out of town for 6 months and got back the day before halloween.
I close my shutters before I go away. So, they all knew I was gone and
for how long. My lights were out and 2 of them still knocked. Buying
candy is not high on my list after driving 1200 miles.
They should all go to a controlled enviroment like you said.
Wait--did I miss something? Are you saying that the government gives
out the candy? That's the only way I can make it work out to
Otherwise, it's a completely free transaction. The kids "earn" the
wearing costumes and walking around the neighborhood.
I got the same as the last 4 or 5 years, none. I'm out in a very rural
area, most homes are on 3 to 7+ acres, sometimes also separated by cow
pastures. My driveway is 1/10 mile long and one hell of a workout to
Now you made me hungry.
I kept the house dark this year, and went out dog walking with a friend
during peak T or T time...
Nice weather here tonight in W Los Angeles. I think there were more
treaters out than I can ever remember, and I'm 55 and grew up in the
Here in the western mountains of NC we
had exactly zero. We
even "decorated" a tree in front of the
property with a bunch,
35 or 40, of orange pumpkins and lighted
it. But, there are only
3 houses occupied in the subdivision
right now. I wonder how
the new people are doing in our old
house. We heavily decorated
with mechanical and pneumatic scary
thing, lighting, and many channels
of audio. We've had as many as 800. Two
years ago, it rained the entire
night and we had about 300 umbrella
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