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Poll: Are you dressing up for Halloween?

by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / October 28, 2011 9:34 AM PDT

Are you dressing up for Halloween?

-- Yes. (What are you going to be?)
-- No. (Why not?)
-- Undecided.
-- What's this Halloween you speak of?

Please don't say "No" giving the excuse that you are too old for it. Silly

Happy Halloween everyone!

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no plans to
by James Denison / October 28, 2011 10:31 AM PDT

no real reason, just not interested in the holiday beyond handing out candy to kids at the door.

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I believe it is only americans that love dressing up
by Skywoolf / October 28, 2011 11:35 AM PDT

<span id="INSERTION_MARKER">I believe it is only Americans who dress up for everything, have different shirts for everything etc. To me it is just another marketing gimmick to get people to buy more.<span id="INSERTION_MARKER">

<span id="INSERTION_MARKER">I personally dont have the slightest interest in Halloween and certainly would not dress up for it. Yes I am too old for it. I have been too old for it since I was about 12 years old.
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No, it's not only the Americans:
by eovti / October 28, 2011 5:28 PM PDT

Halloween is big here in Norway. My 9yo Abigail thinks it ranks up there along with x-mas & her birthday. Grin

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No, it's not only the Americans
by rknopf / October 29, 2011 5:33 PM PDT

My youngest was born within a couple weeks of Halloween so the two have merged for him!

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Halloween Dress Up
by bar0329 / October 28, 2011 12:05 PM PDT

I'm a vendor @ a local flea market, and I'm going to be a demented "Batty" Grandmother!!!!!!! Shirt says "You can't scare me, I'm a grandmother", I have big horn type bat ears, purple hair, nails with bat and spider jewelry. You never get "too" old for fun!!! Wink

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Word on the street is
by JP Bill / October 28, 2011 12:21 PM PDT

Lady Gaga doesn't know what to wear for Halloween.

Myself...I'll be giving out candy at the door

IF the kids get through the razor wire and past the guard dogs Devil

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So you have bought candy??
by Steven Haninger / October 28, 2011 7:19 PM PDT
In reply to: Word on the street is

and are too stingy to part with it?

May your belly rumble and your teeth rot. Happy

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Any candy I buy
by JP Bill / October 28, 2011 8:43 PM PDT

I end up eating it...I haven't had a kid at the door in 3 years. They don't hang around the area...too far between houses.

Not buying any this year. I don't want the temptation sitting there.

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Halloween dress up
by netsiu / October 28, 2011 2:06 PM PDT

NO! But my great grand kids are.

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No.I'm not, because...
by eovti / October 28, 2011 5:35 PM PDT

...I'm an old goth, and can just dress as myself. OK, maybe I'll add a little corpse makeup for the occassion; haven't decided yet.

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Not dressing up but this is interesting so
by Steven Haninger / October 28, 2011 7:17 PM PDT

welcome to the new posters here in SE who seem to have been attracted to this topic.

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I suspect
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / October 28, 2011 8:53 PM PDT

we will see a whole lot more.

Lee kindly added this to his "Community Newsletter" this week. Happy

I see the overall thinking is a resounding "No!";
http://nl.com.com/poll.sc?mc=mcrs&pollId=4193

Any candy I have is mine, No-one elses! Devil

Mark

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My Halloween
by milomilo / October 28, 2011 7:59 PM PDT

Halloween is now big in UK too. All cheapo shops full of it. I am going as a road accident victim, with clothes from a charity shop, ripped and soiled by me, fake blood and bruising faked by eye shadow. Very tasteless, in British fashion.
Milo (have a good time!)

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(NT) Nope. Have to work til 9.
by Diana Forum moderator / October 28, 2011 11:08 PM PDT
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To quote Charles Dickens...
by Zouch / October 29, 2011 12:33 AM PDT

Bah, Humbug!

Just another commercial racket.

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I beg to differ...
by eovti / October 29, 2011 2:32 AM PDT

Halloween - or Samhain - is an age old European pagan festival. It was imported to the U.S., where it was somehow mixed up with the Mexican 'Dia de los Muertos' and commercialized. It was then exported back to Europe. In Norway, we celebrate Halloween, but the American commercialism is toned down. OK, so we buy more candy on Halloween, and maybe a little more weird makeup, but the effect on the economy is nil.

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hallow's eve
by 808hawaii / October 31, 2011 9:40 AM PDT

yes. dressed as Moaning Myrtle from Harry Potter!

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wow,i wear the same as you
by persungirl / November 2, 2011 5:24 PM PDT
In reply to: hallow's eve

<span id="INSERTION_MARKER"> <span id="INSERTION_MARKER"> i also dressed up as Harry Potter<span> Grin

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Yes,definately.
by soeruery / October 31, 2011 6:10 PM PDT

dressed up last night and have a fun with my friends. only regret was no candys..

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