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Halloween Blues

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Joe13, Oct 31, 2015.

  1. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    What a horrible night for those poor trick or treaters:(.

    It's soaking wet at my place.
     
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  2. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Sign on my door says "no candy"...

    Those filthy beggars can go elsewhere.
     
  3. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Yeah a sign that says, "candy at your mom's house".
     
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  4. filsonhand

    filsonhand In the Silicon Forest Smooth as a Rhino 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    LMAO.....you freaking Scrooge's are as bad as I am :D
     
  5. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    NEVER get any at my place - too dark and creepy
     
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  6. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    GOOD GOD MAN we live in the PNW!!!!:eek::eek::eek:
    I haven't had one in 12 years since the kids moved out....;););)
     
  7. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Hey, you can go broke one Jolly Rancher at a time! o_O
     
  8. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    I want to go to my neighbors houses who have Socialist propaganda in their yard and ask them if I can have their TV, fridge or couch. When I get told "hell no" then I'll explain that's how this system they support works.

    Next year I'll have a sign that says "Free candy. Come work and I'll pay you in candy." That's still free right?
     
  9. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    We just took our 3 year old daughter out with her cousin about the same age. Only went to a couple houses. My daughter hates strangers and wasn't too excited about going up to doors. She's a baby. My baby.

    But she was super excited to dress up as Dorthy from wizard of OZ
     
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  10. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I'll be damn if I'm givin away my Snickers:confused:
     
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  11. Chee-to

    Chee-to Oregon Well-Known Member

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    In the spirit of the season.................:s0133:

     
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  12. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    A little ditty, give me a break give me a break, ill break off yer arm if ya touch my kit kat bar...:eek:
     
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  13. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    One year, I gave away my late dogs Milk Bones to the 18 yr old street punks that couldn't even be bothered to dress up.
     
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  14. Aaron Todd

    Aaron Todd Harney county Active Member

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    Zero kids come to my place for candy... loong dark driveway wraps around our front pasture lined with scrubby brush, past a few spooky old out buildings, then a few hundred feet to the house... the old farm house built in 1909. Sounds like a horror movie to me...
     
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  15. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    Not me.






    I keep the JRs!
     
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  16. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    What :eek: you even have kids......

    Hell I will even give out candy tonight as it is raining cats and dogs......Only had 10 kids maybe :rolleyes: lame.....

    Best costume though IMG_1195.jpg


    Poor kid had to walk up 10 stairs with that table attached :D
     
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  17. albin25

    albin25 Lewiston Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Lewiston must be seem a truly strange place to some...
    ...We like our neighbors here AND their kids! (some we like better than others)

    Even with rain (heavy at times), temps were in the mid 60's so we had a pretty good turnout (a bit over a hundred kids). At 9 cents each for the juice pouches we gave out, it was under $10 bucks total, so it was cheaper than a pizza and we got to see a 3-4 hour parade of the neighbor's kids dressed as everything from tiny princesses, a kid around 11 yrs old in a darn good MOMmade version of Marine blues (his rifle was an old wooden stock with a black broomstick barrel), Princess Leia with a supersoaker "blaster", hobbits, and a few 2-3 year old Yodas, Li'l cowboys WITH cap guns....
    ...the good part was I can't think of a single kid that didn't say thank you.:)

    Sometimes a day of "leave it to Beaver" does a body good.
     
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  18. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    Yep heard thanks and happy Halloween...........it was lame though......
     
  19. Nick Burkhardt

    Nick Burkhardt NE Oregon Well-Known Member

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  20. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Quite the costume!

    We quit years back. My youngest ended up having traumatic evenings for about a week after Halloween. He is uber sensitive and he can't go by yard decorations without having problems. So we quit. I don't give out because it's not fair to him to see it at the house. Gremlins the movie gave him issues.
     
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