Do adults ever go trick or treating?

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Re: Do adults ever go trick or treating?

Postby Angelique » Sat Sep 19, 2009 2:40 am

I don't think trick or treating should be limited to just children. Why can't the adults join in on the fun? I'd like to think if I ever went to America that I could trick or treat, I've only been once in my own suburb and it wasn't the best experience because not many people celebrate it in my suburb. I'll accept trick or treaters of any age :)

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Re: Do adults ever go trick or treating?

Postby Pumpkin_Man » Mon Sep 21, 2009 5:43 am

I admit, I sort of miss my TOT days, but unless I was with a child, I would feel too self consience. Besides that, I have to stay home and hand out the cndy to the TOTers, because I live alone. I have as much fon on the other side of the door as I did when I would put on a costume and TOT for candy when I was a kid.

But I agree. And plento of adults with their kids do put on costumes and they do carry their own TOT bags and collect candy. One of the neatest costumes was a mother dressed as a kangroo, and her baby was dressed in a kangaroo costume and sat in her pouch.

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Re: Do adults ever go trick or treating?

Postby adrian » Mon Sep 21, 2009 8:36 am

thats a great costume :) one year i mother was a magician while someone had made her a large hat to fit over the baby carrier that carries the child on the front :) the child was dressed as a rabbit hahha it was neat
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Re: Do adults ever go trick or treating?

Postby Pumpkin_Man » Mon Sep 28, 2009 9:14 am

That was pretty creative. I remember when my younges niece was just a baby. My older sister, the childs aunt, use to hand sew her Halloween costumes. She was absolutely awesome at doing this, and has been the reason for my niece winning the costume costume for 3 years in a row. First prize.

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Re: Do adults ever go trick or treating?

Postby hallowgurl38 » Tue Sep 29, 2009 12:22 pm

~welll.......i still do trick or treat....my kids are always encouraging me to!! becuz halloween is my b-day it seems like a "present" to myself in a weird sorta way...lol BUT ther was this one time i was busted!! lol i wasnt evn dressed up....i was actually standing behind my kids with my hand stretched out when all of a sudden the lady at the door asks" who's hand is that?? come out from behind ther dear let us see ur costume!"....so my kids moved and the lady takes one look at me and says" um...what are you??" lol my kids start laughing and say "she's our mom!!!"..."and its her b-day too!".....OH MY GOSH i tell you my face was soooo red and i felt so embarrassed!!!!!! i feel like trick or treating this year tho......and besides i think i may still have a chance at getting away with it, teenagers these days are taller......~
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Re: Do adults ever go trick or treating?

Postby Pumpkin_Man » Wed Sep 30, 2009 10:57 am

Well, I will reitterate my previus statement of promise, that if you or anyone else shows up at my door on Halloween in a costume and you say "Trick or Treat," you will get some candy. And happy Early Birthday.

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Re: Do adults ever go trick or treating?

Postby Murfreesboro » Wed Sep 30, 2009 4:18 pm

I actually never cared much about the candy, even when I was a kid, but I adored the license to roam the streets in a costume after dark and knock on strangers' doors. I still do love that, so much so that I said I was going to costume and roam the streets this Halloween, when my 12-yr-old daughter (my youngest) announced she wasn't going to TOT. However, now that the holiday is getting closer, she has agreed to go to the one street near our house where most of the houses go all out. It will be a good compromise, I guess. She says she really wants to stay in and watch scary movies on TV. I'm OK with that, but I really want to do both.

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Re: Do adults ever go trick or treating?

Postby Pumpkin_Man » Thu Oct 01, 2009 11:27 am

I was 13 when I fealt self-consience about TOT. That was really too bad because just about everyone I know TOTed until they were out of high school.

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Re: Do adults ever go trick or treating?

Postby adrian » Thu Oct 01, 2009 11:49 am

wow i wish i could've gotten away with it until i was out of high school... i miss it so much
Last night 'twas witching Hallowe'en
Dearest; an apple russet- brown
I pared, and thrice above my crown
Whirled the long skin; they watched in keen;
I flung it far; they laughed and cried me shame
Dearest, there lay the letter of your name!

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Re: Do adults ever go trick or treating?

Postby Pumpkin_Man » Fri Oct 02, 2009 6:05 am

I miss it too. The thing I miss it the most was using my own creativity to make my own Halloween costumes. But, I do enjoy handing out the candy.

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Re: Do adults ever go trick or treating?

Postby adrian » Fri Oct 02, 2009 8:55 am

yea there is a certain joy out of handing out the candy :)
Last night 'twas witching Hallowe'en
Dearest; an apple russet- brown
I pared, and thrice above my crown
Whirled the long skin; they watched in keen;
I flung it far; they laughed and cried me shame
Dearest, there lay the letter of your name!

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Re: Do adults ever go trick or treating?

Postby Pumpkin_Man » Fri Oct 02, 2009 12:58 pm

I also have a rep for handing out the "good stuff."' Snickers, Reeses Peanutbutter Cups, Butterfingers and Nestles Crunch. Usualy 3 out of the 4, but some years I handed out all 4. My older brother hands out whole boxes of Cracker Jack, and he's MR. POPULARITY at Halloween.

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Re: Do adults ever go trick or treating?

Postby adrian » Fri Oct 02, 2009 4:09 pm

thats pretty cool.. i hand out the goods as well :) its important to me
Last night 'twas witching Hallowe'en
Dearest; an apple russet- brown
I pared, and thrice above my crown
Whirled the long skin; they watched in keen;
I flung it far; they laughed and cried me shame
Dearest, there lay the letter of your name!

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Re: Do adults ever go trick or treating?

Postby Pumpkin_Man » Tue Oct 06, 2009 5:57 am

I already have tons of candy ready for 'Trick or Treat," and I actualy ate a couple of pieces. I'm just putting on the finishing touches for getting my house ready, and all of my Universal Monster classics are standing by, along with my "Dark Shadows" video tapes and DVDs.

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