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I Won't Be Handing Out Treats For Halloween

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    No Candy

     I am not giving out candy or attending any halloween parties anymore. This holiday revolves around commercialism and it's more fear based in energy. It encourages people to be scary and in fear and be scared which I think is not healthy for kids. If it was used for fun...
    bzyangl bzyangl 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2009

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    No Treats!

    I don't celebrate Halloween. It's an americanised holiday, and I don't see why Australians need to celebrate it. It seems to becoming more popular here now...has been lots of stuff in the shops for Halloween this year. I think its ridiculous!!!!! If any kids knock on my door they...
    australiangirl australiangirl 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2009

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    Where Halloween Came From........................

      Where Does Halloween Come from? Halloween has evolved and been influenced by a number of different cultures and religions, the most important of which are paganism, the Romans, the Celts (the people of Ireland, Scotland, Britain, Wales) and Christianity. However...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    Nope....

    i never went when i was a kid, and we don't have any kids in our nieghtbor hood, so i dind't even get cady. no point.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 31, 2009

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    Handing Out Treats

    Handing out treats,If you think I will,At Halloween,You're right out of luck,**** off,Go annoy someone else!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 6, 2012

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    Never Do..

    It's no secret that I don't celebrate halloween, Easter or Christmas. So , no candy here..my porch light will be off, to discourage trick or treaters.
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2009

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    Nope, Not From This House !

     I live in the city of Chicago, south side.  There are kids being beaten to death on their way home from school,shot, raped. People every day almost killed in a home invasion. I just don't think it's wise anymore.  Our neighborhood has changed, a lot of new...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    Lame Neighborhood

    I haven't handed out candy for years! There's a shortage of kids I guess..? I haven't seen hide nor hair of a child on Halloween night. Some neighborhoods are that way.When I was little, the sidewalks were filled with clusters of trick or treaters. Kicking thru the leaves...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 9 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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