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Halloween is dead to me
For most people Halloween used to be a time where children came round to your house in their beautifully cute costumes, dressed as witches,wizards, zombies and many other assorted beings. You wanted to give them sweets.
Now most people feel like they have no choice; you either give them sweets or you run the risk of having eggs thrown on your car and/or house. Instead of these sweet children coming round your house in their juvenile costumes, you now have girls and boys who are quite obviously too old to ‘trick or treat’, rarely wearing a costume, and demanding sweets or else.
I have even heard of some people giving out money, as they have either run out of sweets or forgotten to buy any and are afraid if they do not give the trick or treaters something they will wake up the next morning with a dairy mess on the front of their house and car.
Halloween used to be a time of enjoy and celebration when you wanted to open your door, now some people go as far as to turning off all their lights, sitting in the dark for the night and locking up their cars in the garage. They feel it’s better to pretend they are out rather than run the risk of facing these Halloween crashers. Others go and stay with family elsewhere to get away just for the evening.
Has the world really come to this? Being too scared to open your door and forced to give out sweets in case the next group of people who come along throw eggs at your property? This has to change! I believe anyone above the age of 12 should not be trick or treating, it may seem unfair, but I personally would like to go through this Halloween knowing with no fear that I can open the door to find young children in smart costume who I would be willing to give sweets to as a reward for their costumes.
We have to put the fun back into Halloween and take out the fear, and I believe I am not the only one who believes this.Tweet Share4
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