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Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:49 pm

None here so far....usually we have lots.

They had better come, cos I'm not eating all the sticky sugary rubbish I have bought to give away. Evil or Very Mad

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Post by magica on Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:00 pm

None here either, unless they came while I was in the shower. Eating the chocolate now lol!

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Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:10 pm

magica wrote:None here either, unless they came while I was in the shower. Eating the chocolate now lol!

I wish I had bought chocolate instead of 2 big bags of assorted sugary rubbish.
We just had 2 callers....a witch and a demon, I insisted they take big handfuls of sweeties, better their teeth rot than mine. Twisted Evil

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Re: Had any halloween callers yet?

Post by Miffs2 on Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:12 pm

One so far, little lad from next door. He is four, awww!
He couldn't see through his mask and walked into the bin !
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Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:15 pm

Miffs2 wrote:One so far, little lad from next door. He is four, awww!
He couldn't see through his mask and walked into the bin !

Awww...hahaha, that's funny. Razz

A couple of years ago my OH bought a rubber mask and when the kids called (we used to get loads, not sure whats happened this year) anyway, he opened the door wearing the mask. One little girl ran off screaming. Her dad who must have been at the end of the drive marched up and demanded to know what had happened. OH had taken the mask off by now and looked all sweaty and guilty.

He didn't do that again.

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Re: Had any halloween callers yet?

Post by eddie on Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:20 pm

I've just got in and I'm actually rather annoyed by the ring of the doorbell followed by banging on the door.
Why do mums allow that?

I take my daughter and only knock on doors where the houses are decorated and if they don't answer after one ring of the doorbell we move on.

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Re: Had any halloween callers yet?

Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:22 pm

eddie wrote:I've just got in and I'm actually rather annoyed by the ring of the doorbell followed by banging on the door.
Why do mums allow that?

I take my daughter and only knock on doors where the houses are decorated and if they don't answer after one ring of the doorbell we move on.

I agree Eddie, and not everyone wants callers.
We don't dress the house up or put a pumpkin in the window but we have the outside lamp on and the curtains open so all the lights are showing.

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Re: Had any halloween callers yet?

Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:42 pm

Is this Halloween or bonfire night?

I only ask because trick or treaters are thin on the ground yet fireworks are going off in all directions....it's a funny old world. No

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Post by magica on Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:45 pm

eddie wrote:I've just got in and I'm actually rather annoyed by the ring of the doorbell followed by banging on the door.
Why do mums allow that?

I take my daughter and only knock on doors where the houses are decorated and if they don't answer after one ring of the doorbell we move on.

My daughter's street has lots, and they have decs and things in the windows so they know where to knock.

I close my curtains so I suppose they think I'm out and don't knock. Oh well, chocolates nice though. Laughing Laughing

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Post by eddie on Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:50 pm

It's the door banging I object to. I'm a very forthright person at times (see, moody) and I shouted down the stairs "The fact I'm not answering the door...means I'm not answering the door!!!"
Seriously! I love kids and I love Halloween but if I don't  answer the door after one ring then don't start hammering on my door like you're beating a car door panel!

Bah fucking humbug you little shits.


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Post by Lord Foul on Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:52 pm

NO...and any that do will get short shrift.....

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Post by Raggamuffin on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:06 pm

No - silly American custom that we've imported.

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Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:07 pm

What a miserable lot you are. Rolling Eyes

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Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:08 pm

magica wrote:
eddie wrote:I've just got in and I'm actually rather annoyed by the ring of the doorbell followed by banging on the door.
Why do mums allow that?

I take my daughter and only knock on doors where the houses are decorated and if they don't answer after one ring of the doorbell we move on.

My daughter's street has lots, and they have decs and things in the windows so they know where to knock.

I close my curtains so I suppose they think I'm out and don't knock. Oh well, chocolates nice though. Laughing Laughing

You had no intention of giving that chocolate to callers, I hope you get fat. Razz

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Post by eddie on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:10 pm

Syl wrote:What a miserable lot you are. Rolling Eyes

I decorate my house and my kid and myself and go trick or treating!
I just hate people hammering on my door like my house is on fire.

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Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:15 pm

eddie wrote:
Syl wrote:What a miserable lot you are. Rolling Eyes

I decorate my house and my kid and myself and go trick or treating!
I just hate people hammering on my door like my house is on fire.

I already said I agree with you. Razz

We just had a lone caller...he was about 6 foot with a scream mask on. He didn't really make much of an effort but I am desperate to get rid of all the toffees so I asked if he had younger brothers and sisters, he said yes, so I insisted he take handfuls of sweets to put in his sack.

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Post by eddie on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:16 pm

I'd have told him to piss off and go count his pubes.

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Post by Miffs2 on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:19 pm

Syl wrote:
Miffs2 wrote:One so far, little lad from next door. He is four, awww!
He couldn't see through his mask and walked into the bin !

Awww...hahaha, that's funny. Razz

A couple of years ago my OH bought a rubber mask and when the kids called (we used to get loads, not sure whats happened this year) anyway, he opened the door wearing the mask. One little girl ran off screaming. Her dad who must have been at the end of the drive marched up and demanded to know what had happened. OH had taken the mask off by now and looked all sweaty and guilty.

He didn't do that again.
Shocked lol!
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Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:22 pm

eddie wrote:I'd have told him to piss off and go count his pubes.

Lol....but I REALLY want to get rid of all the sweets Eddie, they are awful.

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Post by Raggamuffin on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:23 pm

Syl wrote:What a miserable lot you are. Rolling Eyes

I see nothing cheerful about playing tricks on people who just want to be left alone.

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Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:23 pm

Miffs2 wrote:
Syl wrote:

Awww...hahaha, that's funny. Razz

A couple of years ago my OH bought a rubber mask and when the kids called (we used to get loads, not sure whats happened this year) anyway, he opened the door wearing the mask. One little girl ran off screaming. Her dad who must have been at the end of the drive marched up and demanded to know what had happened. OH had taken the mask off by now and looked all sweaty and guilty.

He didn't do that again.
Shocked lol!

It wasn't funny at the time but we laugh about it now Miffs. Razz

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Post by magica on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:23 pm

Syl wrote:
magica wrote:

My daughter's street has lots, and they have decs and things in the windows so they know where to knock.

I close my curtains so I suppose they think I'm out and don't knock. Oh well, chocolates nice though. Laughing Laughing

You had no intention of giving that chocolate to callers, I hope you get fat. Razz

No I didn't, it's mine lol. I'm not into Halloween tbh, although I have given to little kids with their mum's. Like Rags it's just another American thing landed here over the years.

Whatever happened to Penny for the Guy. I used to do this with my kids, no one does it now. Another tradition died sadly

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Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:24 pm

Raggamuffin wrote:
Syl wrote:What a miserable lot you are. Rolling Eyes

I see nothing cheerful about playing tricks on people who just want to be left alone.

I don't think the vast majority play tricks Rags, they just like to dress up and collect sweeties.

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Syl wrote:
Raggamuffin wrote:

I see nothing cheerful about playing tricks on people who just want to be left alone.

I don't think the vast majority play tricks Rags, they just like to dress up and collect sweeties.

Some people still want to be left alone. I don't see what's miserable about that.

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Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:26 pm

magica wrote:
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You had no intention of giving that chocolate to callers, I hope you get fat. Razz

No I didn't, it's mine lol. I'm not into Halloween tbh, although I have given to little kids with their mum's. Like Rags it's just another American thing landed here over the years.

Whatever happened to Penny for the Guy. I used to do this with my kids, no one does it now. Another tradition died sadly

It's true that Mags....Halloween seems to be more popular than collecting for the guy.
We still have bonfires and fireworks round here, but since kids/grandkids grew up we don't bother going now....I never really liked fireworks tbh unless they are from an organised display.

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Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:27 pm

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I don't think the vast majority play tricks Rags, they just like to dress up and collect sweeties.

Some people still want to be left alone. I don't see what's miserable about that.

I said it tongue in cheek Rags..... Wink

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Post by magica on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:28 pm

Your tongues always in your cheeks Laughing Laughing

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Syl wrote:
Raggamuffin wrote:

Some people still want to be left alone. I don't see what's miserable about that.

I said it tongue in cheek Rags..... Wink

I quite like the atmosphere in the streets, and the lit-up pumpkins. I'm watching Agatha Christie's Halloween Party as we speak.

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Post by magica on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:30 pm

Syl wrote:
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No I didn't, it's mine lol. I'm not into Halloween tbh, although I have given to little kids with their mum's. Like Rags it's just another American thing landed here over the years.

Whatever happened to Penny for the Guy. I used to do this with my kids, no one does it now. Another tradition died sadly

It's true that Mags....Halloween seems to be more popular than collecting for the guy.
We still have bonfires and fireworks round here, but since kids/grandkids grew up we don't bother going now....I never really liked fireworks tbh unless they are from an organised display.


I can't get to the display so I look out the window and can see the high ones. We used to do them ourselves but now if my grandkids are here it's just sparklers. I like them.

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Post by Lord Foul on Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:31 pm

magica wrote:Your tongues always in your cheeks Laughing Laughing


blimey.....she must be "flexible"

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Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 9:42 pm

magica wrote:Your tongues always in your cheeks Laughing Laughing

Not always.


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Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 9:43 pm

Lord Foul wrote:
magica wrote:Your tongues always in your cheeks Laughing Laughing


blimey.....she must be "flexible"

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Post by Syl on Mon Oct 31, 2016 9:44 pm

Major wrote:None of us bother with halloween, but we keep sweeizt in the reception area in case littlunz call with their parentz.

Not heard one firework here, heard one last night though

Did you have any callers?
We only had a couple....been left with lots of sweets and lollies, I doubt anyone else will call now.

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Post by magica on Mon Oct 31, 2016 11:12 pm

Only one but I never answered in the end

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Lord Foul wrote:
magica wrote:Your tongues always in your cheeks Laughing Laughing


blimey.....she must be "flexible"

Hahaha I should check what I write eh. Good job it's Syl she knows I get it wrong lol.

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Post by Syl on Tue Nov 01, 2016 12:15 pm

magica wrote:Only one but I never answered in the end

And that's because you had eaten all the chocolate....admit it. Laughing

I ended up eating loads of sticky fruit salad sweets and lollies myself.
It reminded me of being a kid and picking stuff off the penny tray in the local sweetshop.

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Post by magica on Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:40 pm

I had sticky sweets for them tbh but none came, same the last two years. When one did knock I was all comfy watching tele, so couldn't be arsed to get up lol.

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