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Celebrating Halloween
« on: September 30, 2018, 08:04:06 pm »
So, do you decorate your abodes for Autumn and/or Halloween?

I don't decorate for Autumn, but I do put up lights for Halloween and Thanksgiving.


Here are my windows during the daytime.

Center window has a "Trick or Treat" flag in the center.  Around the flag are two strings of orange, green and purple lights.  The left window has a Jack O' Lantern, and the right has a bat.

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Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2018, 08:04:27 pm »
The windows at night, with a flash.


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Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2018, 08:05:12 pm »
and finally, without a flash.

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Re: Autumn/Halloween Décor
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2018, 06:17:22 pm »
Thank you, friend Chuck. We don't have enough Hallowe'en discussions around here! Happy Samhain, everyone!
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Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2018, 06:34:30 pm »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2018, 06:38:18 pm »
Set up at work.

One of those "trick" bowls that makes noise and moves when you put your hand  by it.

The bucket of candy I won at the bowling league's Halloween party.  It had 355 pieces of candy in it, and I guessed 343.

The "scream" head is a cake I got at a local bakery.





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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2018, 06:45:12 pm »
That's a cake? It's too perfect to eat!
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2018, 07:18:49 pm »
It is indeed a cake!

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It was not easy to cut!  LOL.   After some pieces were cut, it looked quite mangled!


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2019, 02:16:03 pm »
Happy Halloween!

No real Halloween-ing for me this year. I need to get extra candles for my ceramic jack-o-lanterns.

I've looked ahead. Next year is a leap year, so Halloween will jump right over Friday and fall on a Saturday--which will also be a full moon.  :o
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2019, 02:21:25 pm »
So, do you decorate your abodes for Autumn and/or Halloween?

If putting out artificial fall flowers (chrysanthemums) and colored leaves counts as decorating for fall, then I do. I do this both at home and at work. For Halloween, at home I have two ceramic jack-o-lanterns . At work I have a plastic jack-o-lantern such as was used "in my day" for trick-or-treating. In it I have a small teddy bear that was once given to me; he wears a pointy "witch's" hat and a black shirt decorated with images of candy corn.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #10 on: October 31, 2019, 03:46:15 pm »
I have a cute little black cat statuette that is dancing on a pumpkin. It was given to me by R. It was in the collection of his wife who died 10 years ago. He also gave me her Tarot cards, but I don't use them.

Looks like 2020 will be the year to celebrate Halloween! This year, things are scary enough on a daily basis.  :'(
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #11 on: October 31, 2019, 07:26:08 pm »
Happy Halloween!!!





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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #12 on: October 31, 2019, 07:30:40 pm »
Had a pretty active few days before Halloween.

I had two parties to go to on Saturday, and I baked a bunch of stromboli for them.  I didn't get home until about 1am.   Then on Monday I had a Halloween luncheon that was work related, in NYC.  I made stomboli for that.

Then on Tuesday I had my bowling league's Halloween party.  They asked people to bring food, so (of course) I made stromboli.

I went to all the parties (except the work one) dressed as the Heat Miser.

Tonight is Halloween, and I'm relaxing at home, watching a "Halloween" marathon on the AMC network.


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #13 on: November 01, 2019, 05:13:24 pm »
You should have dressed up as a stromboli!

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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #14 on: September 24, 2020, 02:22:59 pm »

Well, it's almost time to start getting ready for Halloween.


Given that we are living with Covid-19, I'm not sure if anything will be happening.   I know a lot of people are upset, as this year Halloween falls on Saturday, it's a full moon, it's a blue moon and it's the night that we turn the clocks back.

I have not put up any Halloween stuff yet, it's too soon, but I did take the stuff out of storage, and have it ready to go in my living room.


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #15 on: September 24, 2020, 02:25:17 pm »

I went to a local party store (a mom and pop shop, not Party City) and this store sells vintage Halloween decorations.   I normally don't decorate the door to my apartment, but I saw this things, and remembered them from my childhood, so I got them and will put them on the door.

Does anyone remember these?





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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #16 on: September 24, 2020, 02:25:51 pm »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #17 on: October 21, 2020, 04:13:12 pm »
Another forum that I'm a member of started a thread on 10/1 called "The 31 Days and Nights of Halloween", and those who participate are to watch 31 horror movies during the month of October.

They can be from any year, and you have to keep a running tally posted.

I'm participating, and this is what I've seen so far,  including today's entry, which has a description.   If the movie has a date by it in parenthesis, that means that there was a remake, and the date specifies which version I've seen.


01.  Friday the 13th  (1980)
02.  Friday the 13th Part II
03.  Friday the 13th Part III
04.  Friday the 13th Part IV (The Final Chapter)
05.  Friday the 13th Part V (A New Begining)
06.  Friday the 13th Part VI  (Jason Lives)
07.  Amityville Horror (1979)
08.  The Conjuring
09.  Insidious
10.  The Exorcist
11.  The Shining
12.  The Crazies (2010)
13.  Trick R Treat
14.  Ghost Ship
15.  13 Ghosts
16.  House on Haunted Hill
17.  The Changeling
18.  Pumpkinhead
19.  Nightmare on Elm Street
20.  Oculus
21.  Final Destination
22.  Final Destination 2
23.  Final Destination 3


24.  Annabelle   In Santa Monica, California, John Form, a doctor, presents his expectant wife Mia with a rare vintage porcelain doll as a gift for their first child to be placed in a collection of dolls in their daughter's nursery.

That night, the couple is disturbed by the sounds of their next door neighbors, the Higgins, being murdered during a home invasion. While Mia calls the police, she and John are attacked by the Higgins' killers. The police arrive and shoot one killer, a man, dead while the female killer commits suicide by slitting her throat inside the nursery while holding the doll. News reports identify the assailants as the Higgins' estranged daughter, Annabelle, and her unidentified boyfriend, both members of a cult.

In the days following the attack, a series of paranormal activities occurs around the Forms' residence. Afterwards, Mia gives birth to a healthy baby girl. She and John name their child Leah. The family rents an apartment in Pasadena and, after finding the doll that John had discarded since Annabelle's previous attack in one of their boxes, another set of paranormal events plagues Mia and her daughter. The next night Mia is haunted by a malevolent presence in her apartment. She believes it to be Annabelle's ghost after she encounters an enigmatic figure in the building's basement, who begins pursuing her.


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #18 on: October 21, 2020, 04:19:13 pm »
I wonder why the Blair Witch Project isn't on the list. It's the scariest movie I've ever seen!
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #19 on: October 21, 2020, 04:28:03 pm »
I haven't gotten around to watching it yet.  LOL  It may still make my list!


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #20 on: October 31, 2020, 08:27:24 pm »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #21 on: October 31, 2020, 08:29:35 pm »

I made the goal of 31 movies for 31 days of October.


01.  Friday the 13th  (1980)
02.  Friday the 13th Part II
03.  Friday the 13th Part III
04.  Friday the 13th Part IV (The Final Chapter)
05.  Friday the 13th Part V (A New Begining)
06.  Friday the 13th Part VI  (Jason Lives)
07.  Amityville Horror (1979)
08.  The Conjuring
09.  Insidious
10.  The Exorcist
11.  The Shining
12.  The Crazies (2010)
13.  Trick R Treat
14.  Ghost Ship
15.  13 Ghosts
16.  House on Haunted Hill
17.  The Changeling
18.  Pumpkinhead
19.  Nightmare on Elm Street
20.  Oculus
21.  Final Destination
22.  Final Destination 2
23.  Final Destination 3
24.  Annabelle
25.  Night of the Living Dead (1990)
26.  Dawn of the Dead (1978)
27.  Pet Semetary (1989)
28.  Wrong Turn
29.  Wrong Turn:  Dead End
30.  The Night Before Halloween
31.  Insidious:  Chapter 2
32.  Ouija
33.  Insidious:  The Last Key
34.  Blair Witch Project
35.  The Nun


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #22 on: November 22, 2020, 02:44:24 pm »
Just saw your October list. No Halloween?



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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #23 on: November 23, 2020, 10:47:53 pm »
I can't believe I left that off the list.  :laugh:

I watched it like three times!


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #24 on: November 24, 2020, 01:05:12 pm »
I can't believe I left that off the list.  :laugh:

I watched it like three times!

That one is my favorite. When I first saw it, I thought it was really novel that he put together all the scary-story tropes and both satirized and celebrated them -- and it was still scary!