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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


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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!



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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #25 on: October 01, 2021, 08:51:12 am »
It's October! Probably my favorite month is here.

How I used to eagerly anticipate Halloween. I guess those days are gone.  :(
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #26 on: October 01, 2021, 12:03:26 pm »
It's October! Probably my favorite month is here.

How I used to eagerly anticipate Halloween. I guess those days are gone.  :(


Those days ended for me at least 10 years ago because I got sick of the ordeal of finding costumes for my kids and then cleaning up the bathroom splattered with (fake) blood. Toward the end of their trick-or-treating years they didn't dress up as any particular thing, like Frankenstein or Darth Vader, they just plastered themselves with fake wounds and blood and things like that.

One year when my older son was in 4th or 5th grade he picked out a bullet wound. I suggested he paste it to the middle of his forehead and dress as Abraham Lincoln. He pointed out(correctly, of course) that would be in poor taste.

For a few years, though, we decorated the yard with little ghosts the boys made of Styrofoam balls and pieces of white sheet, that spider web stuff they sell at drug stores and scarecrows made of old clothes stuffed with leaves, wearing masks. That part was fun.

Even after my sons aged out of Halloween, I got sick of never knowing how much candy to get, jumping up and down all night on the busy years and having a bunch of leftover candy on the quiet years. I also ate way too much chocolate, so I started getting things like Starbursts that I don't like.

Now that I'm living in an apartment with few kids, I expect Halloween will be pretty much like any other night. I should probably get at least a little candy, though, so as not to wind up in the position I was in one year in NYC, when the one child in our entire high-rise student housing apartment knocked at the door. I briefly panicked about what to give her (olives? a spoonful of peanut butter?) but found the perfect thing: refrigerator magnets shaped like colorful tropical fish. Happy ending!


 

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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #27 on: October 01, 2021, 01:27:44 pm »
My dad just puts out the lights, closes the blinds, and sits in the back of the house on Halloween. There's a TV in the kitchen, so that's no big deal.

I hope I never age out of Halloween.

With at least six gay bars in my neighborhood, Halloween used to be an amazing night. Some costumes were just unbelievable. Also, for decades, a local (gay) jeweler always sponsored an enormous Halloween party; it was held in the ballroom of a local hotel. I went once, and it was amazing.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #28 on: October 01, 2021, 04:24:30 pm »
My dad just puts out the lights, closes the blinds, and sits in the back of the house on Halloween. There's a TV in the kitchen, so that's no big deal.

I've considered that but it seems like cheating, somehow. :laugh: (No criticism of your dad!)

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I hope I never age out of Halloween.

Oh, I misspoke. I should have said they aged out of trick-or-treating. They still probably do some parties and things. We still have the McDonald's french fries costume my younger son wore when he was about three. It went below his knees. We still occasionally wear it, although now it fits like a dickey.

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With at least six gay bars in my neighborhood, Halloween used to be an amazing night. Some costumes were just unbelievable. Also, for decades, a local (gay) jeweler always sponsored an enormous Halloween party; it was held in the ballroom of a local hotel. I went once, and it was amazing.[/font][/size]

I wonder why gay guys (and maybe lesbians?) get so much more into Halloween. I worked with a guy who went to a party with his husband-to-be wearing elaborate costumes, perfect to the littlest detail, of major characters in the obscure Disney movie The Emperor's New Groove.

Is the more enthusiastic participation related to other costuming opportunities in gay culture, like Pride events and drag shows, do you think?



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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #29 on: October 01, 2021, 10:31:22 pm »
Well, it's October 1st, and I've decorated my windows for Halloween, putting up my flag and lights.

And tonight, the AMC Network aired Halloween and Halloween II back -to-back, so I've started the month off right!


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #30 on: October 02, 2021, 09:33:48 pm »
On October 1 I got out my two ceramic jack-o-lanterns.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #31 on: October 19, 2021, 11:03:07 am »
On October 1 I got out my two ceramic jack-o-lanterns.

Since we're now past the midpoint of October, I've now begun lighting my jack-o-lanterns for a few hours each evening.

I just realized I need to get myself some Reese's peanut butter cups. I remember once hearing that they were the favorite Halloween treat.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #32 on: October 19, 2021, 01:45:14 pm »
I've been driving around and seeing the different decorations that are out.   I have to say, I'm a bit of a tradtionalist.

:laugh:

When I think of Halloween, I think of ghosts, Jack O' Lanterns, witches, haunted houses, and other scary stuff. 

I get that it's a big kids holiday, so I understand  friendly looking decor, but even as a kid, I enjoyed the scary stuff more.

I've also started to see things that I wouldn't consider "Halloweeny" but they're appearing.   I've passed a few houses that have inflatable dragons on the lawns.  When did dragons become Halloween related?  Same thing with some houses putting out "aliens".   ETs are not part of Halloween to me.

Technically, zombies aren't Halloween related either.  The movies are scary, but they're not centered around Halloween.


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #33 on: October 19, 2021, 02:31:40 pm »
I get that it's a big kids holiday.

It has, indeed, become a "big kids holiday," and "big kids" now spend lots of money on it.

At least, they did before the pandemic. A Halloween store has opened near me, and I've wanted to go in just to see what it's like, but I haven't done it yet.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #34 on: October 20, 2021, 01:44:49 pm »
You could say I'm in the market for a new drugstore, as the Rite-Aid where I had prescriptions filled and bought all sorts of OTC stuff for 35 years closed about the end of last month. There are two CVS stores and two Walgreens stores in walking distance of my place. Yesterday I went into the larger of the two Walgreens and was kind of shocked that they had no shelves with bags of Halloween treats.

(I don't like the one CVS because mostly they never have anyone at the check-outs. You are more-or-less forced to use the self-check-outs. I do use them, but I'd rather deal with a person. Also, everything from laundry detergent to antiperspirant is under lock and key; you have to get a staff person to help you buy a tube of Right Guard. How stupid is that? You never had to do that at the old Rite-Aid. I mean, you can't cook meth from antiperspirant, can you?  ???  )


(I don't like that Walgreens either--too difficult to find stuff. Who's gonna look for toothpaste next the make-up and skin care products?)
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #35 on: October 20, 2021, 04:10:11 pm »
No Halloween candy?   It's everywhere I've been.  How odd.

Following up on my post about non-Halloween decor for Halloween, I drove by a house that had a large, inflatable piranha plant on the front lawn.  I think it's a character from the Mario Bros game.

Really?  How is that Halloween?


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #36 on: October 24, 2021, 09:10:44 pm »
Halloween is here. This evening PBS broadcast "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown."  ;D
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #37 on: October 28, 2021, 07:53:09 pm »
I neglected to mention that last Saturday morning, the Eighties station played the theme from Ghostbusters.

Who you gonna call?  ;D
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #38 on: October 29, 2021, 09:22:54 am »
Wow, I just realized that I'm really out of it. I don't watch TV, listen to pop music on the radio, or go into drug stores. How am I going to get in the Hallowe'en spirit?

When my mom was around I spent much time in line at Walgreen's. Their parking lot was cramped. Now, I find I can get everything I need at my grocery store. Even prescriptions can be filled there, and I can get my vaccinations.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #39 on: October 29, 2021, 11:34:23 am »
How am I going to get in the Hallowe'en spirit?

Go buy some pumpkins and start carving away.  :)

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When my mom was around I spent much time in line at Walgreen's. Their parking lot was cramped. Now, I find I can get everything I need at my grocery store. Even prescriptions can be filled there, and I can get my vaccinations.

So there's a pharmacy inside your supermarket? That's what my dad does, use the pharmacy inside the supermarket where he shops.

I guess your grandchildren still aren't allowed to celebrate Halloween?  :(

When they grow up I hope they don't come to resent their parents for it.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #40 on: October 29, 2021, 11:42:19 am »
Good suggestion. I have a couple of pumpkins that I grew myself. And I looked for the pumpkin spice latte drink at the store but I couldn't find any. They may be sold out.

There's a different holiday where the grandchildren dress up in costumes and have a party at the church. It's called Purim and takes place in March. And the children wear costumes all the time...there's a rack in their playroom full of armor, tunics, and tutus. They get candy occasionally and treats such as popcorn and ice cream.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #41 on: October 29, 2021, 01:41:24 pm »
There's a different holiday where the grandchildren dress up in costumes and have a party at the church. It's called Purim and takes place in March. And the children wear costumes all the time...there's a rack in their playroom full of armor, tunics, and tutus. They get candy occasionally and treats such as popcorn and ice cream.

Yes, I'm familiar with Purim. But I thought your daughter and son-in-law were leaving their church. Did they change their minds?
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #42 on: October 29, 2021, 02:09:55 pm »
Yes, they left that church and are now at a different church but the same faith.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #43 on: October 29, 2021, 03:18:51 pm »
Yes, they left that church and are now at a different church but the same faith.

Ah. I see.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #44 on: October 29, 2021, 04:58:27 pm »
People are talking about the "thinning of the veil" between the spirit world and the everyday world. I don't know much about that and have dragged out my Celtic books to find out more.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #45 on: October 31, 2021, 11:15:14 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #46 on: October 31, 2021, 07:04:53 pm »
Around here there were some Halloweeners (Halloweenies?) out in costume last night. I was told some were out Friday night as well, including a group that came as the Jetsons, complete with Rosie the Robot Maid. I was told the costumes were very good.  ;D

I thought briefly about going out in costume, but I was concerned there wouldn't be but a handful of other people dressed.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #47 on: October 31, 2021, 08:52:14 pm »
3 more hours left to Halloween.  Spent the day watching scary movies.   Then, on to Thanksgiving.


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #48 on: November 01, 2021, 11:46:36 am »
No scary movies for me! The real world is quite scary enough, thank you.

Woke up this morning to a flurry of white feathers in the chicken coop and no chickens. The score now stands at raccoons: 7, Lee: 2. I had some experts trap and relocate two big raccoons, but there are still some around, it appears. I pinned the hardware cloth to the ground every 6 to 8 inches, but they still got inside.  :'(
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #49 on: November 01, 2021, 03:36:00 pm »
I forgot to watch It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown last night.  :(  Good thing I'd already seen it on PBS.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #50 on: November 02, 2021, 08:31:32 am »
Yesterday was All Saints Day. Today is All Souls Day, also Dia de los Muertos.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #51 on: November 03, 2021, 08:36:34 am »
This morning I was putting away my jack-o-lanterns for another year, and I noticed I had forgotten to put out my Halloween story book as part of my decorations.  >:(  :(
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #52 on: October 16, 2022, 05:23:11 pm »
I'm a member of another forum, and each "Spooky Season", they do a thread that is called "31 Days of Halloween".  The goal is to watch 31 horror films for the month of October.

I did this the past three years, and I'm participating this year as well.   I'm copying their rules here, and I'll share what I've seen so far in the next post (updates to follow).

Perhaps this will put people in the mood to watch some scary movies for October.

The 31 Days of Halloween

1. The Number of the Beast is 31: You mission, should you choose to hack-cept it, is to view at least 31 films between October 1 and October 31, and join the select few who get to claim their ghoulish No Prize. While a film per day is encouraged, double and triple-billing (or more) is perfectly acceptable and often necessary. A few even dare go...beyond 31.

2. Medium Be Damned: The movies shall not be just theatrical, obviously. original TV, Cable, DVD/VHS, YOutube,theatrical, and Streaming movies shall be legal tender as well. So you can watch movies on whatever works even on your phone, if you enjoy breaking David Lynch's heart.

3. Leave A Trail: Please provide a link or description for all the films you view. This will allow the others the chance to add to their watch lists for later or just to compare progress. Feel free to also add poster art and/or trailers as well to add color to your post. And of course your own thoughts on film would be nice to hear...before the end.

4. Simpsons Can't Do It: Halloween-themed episodes of a regular series don't count. Nor do episodes of supernatural-themed shows like Stranger Things, The X-Files, American Horror Story. TV specials like It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown may count. Use your judgement on if a short film is too short to count as a film in itself or if you want to count it for half. If it's something If you plan on binging through an entire season of something, that's worth noting but you should count it separately if at all, along with any other series episodes you might want to talk about.

5. "Horror" is more like a Guidline: it doesn't have to be an actual 'horror movie', per say. Comedies with the appropriate themes are fine; Ghostbusters, Beetlejuice, Abbot and Costello Meet the Frankenstein, etc... Ditto for action flicks like Blade, Aliens,... Godzilla? Sure.  (Batman...uh...I dunno, maybe? We've all accepted Joker and Venom in previous years. Maybe certain Bat-flicks?)


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #53 on: October 16, 2022, 05:23:53 pm »
As of 10/16.


01.  Trilogy of Terror - A 1975 American made-for-television anthology horror film directed by Dan Curtis and starring Karen Black. It features three segments, each based on unrelated short stories by Richard Matheson. The first follows a college professor who seeks excitement with her students; the second is about twin sisters who have a bizarre relationship. These two segments were adapted by William F. Nolan. The third, adapted by Matheson, himself, focuses on a woman terrorized by a Zuni fetish doll in her apartment. Black stars in all three segments, and plays dual roles in the second.

02.  Halloween A 1978 American independent slasher film directed and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with producer Debra Hill, and starring Jamie Lee Curtis (in her film debut) and Donald Pleasence, with P. J. Soles and Nancy Kyes in supporting roles. The plot centers on a mental patient, Michael Myers, who was committed to a sanitarium for murdering his babysitting teenage sister on Halloween night when he was six years old. Fifteen years later, he escapes and returns to his hometown, where he stalks a female babysitter and her friends while under pursuit by his psychiatrist.

03.  The Prophecy II  -  Evil angel Gabriel (Christopher Walken) rises from hell to declare war on God and humanity. To win the spiritual war, Gabriel has to kill Los Angeles nurse Valerie Rosales (Jennifer Beals) -- and, more importantly, her unborn half-angel baby. Helping Gabriel track Rosales down is a suicidal teenager (Brittany Murphy). Meanwhile, good angel Danyael (Russell Wong) marshals all his heavenly powers to protect Rosales and her child from Gabriel's clutches.

04.  Land Of The Dead  -  In a world where zombies form the majority of the population, the remaining humans build a feudal society away from the undead. Ruthless Paul Kaufman (Dennis Hopper) rules and protects this microcosm but enforces painful class distinctions. Second-in-command Cholo DeMora (John Alberto Leguizamo) attempts to lead a secret rebellion against Kaufman's tyranny, but when the zombies begin to evolve, the survivors must discover a way to protect themselves from a zombie hoard that can learn and adapt.

05.  Dawn Of The Dead (2004)   When her husband is attacked by a zombified neighbor, Ana (Sarah Polley) manages to escape, only to realize her entire Milwaukee neighborhood has been overrun by the walking dead. After being questioned by cautious policeman Kenneth (Ving Rhames), Ana joins him and a small group that gravitates to the local shopping mall as a bastion of safety. Once they convince suspicious security guards that they are not contaminated, the group bands together to fight the undead hordes.

06.  Final Destination - Alex Browning (Devon Sawa), is embarking on a trip to Paris. Alex experiences a premonition -- he sees the plane explode moments after leaving the ground. Alex insists that everyone get off the plane and 7 people including Alex, are forced to disembark. All watch as the plane actually explodes in a fireball. He and the other survivors have briefly cheated death, but will not be able to evade their fate for very long. One by one, these fugitives from fate fall victim to the grim reaper.

07.  Final Destination 2 - Kimberly (A. J. Cook) has a premonition of a horrible highway accident killing multiple people -- including her and her friends. She blocks the cars behind her on the ramp from joining traffic -- and as a police trooper (Michael Landes) arrives, the accident actually happens. Now, Death is stalking this group of mistaken survivors -- and one by one they are dying as they were supposed to on the highway.

08.  Final Destination 3 - Six years after a group of high-school students first cheated death, another teen (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) has a premonition that she and her friends will be involved in a horrifying roller-coaster accident. When the vision proves true, the student and her fellow survivors must deal with the repercussions of cheating the Grim Reaper.

09.  Carrie  -  In this chilling adaptation of Stephen King's horror novel, withdrawn and sensitive teen Carrie White (Sissy Spacek) faces taunting from classmates at school and abuse from her fanatically pious mother (Piper Laurie) at home. When strange occurrences start happening around Carrie, she begins to suspect that she has supernatural powers. Invited to the prom by the empathetic Tommy Ross (William Katt), Carrie tries to let her guard down, but things eventually take a dark and violent turn.

10.  Misery  -  After a serious car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon (James Caan) is rescued by former nurse Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates), who claims to be his biggest fan. Annie brings him to her remote cabin to recover, where her obsession takes a dark turn when she discovers Sheldon is killing off her favorite character from his novels. As Sheldon devises plans for escape, Annie grows increasingly controlling, even violent, as she forces the author to shape his writing to suit her twisted fantasies.

11.  Christine  -  Unpopular nerd Arnie Cunningham (Keith Gordon) buys a 1958 Plymouth Fury, which he names Christine. Arnie develops an unhealthy obsession with the car, to the alarm of his jock friend, Dennis Guilder (John Stockwell). After bully Buddy Repperton (William Ostrander) defaces Christine, the auto restores itself to perfect condition and begins killing off Buddy and his friends. Determined to stop the deaths, Dennis and Arnie's girlfriend, Leigh Cabot (Alexandra Paul), decide to destroy Christine.

12.  The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)  -  A 1976 American thriller horror film loosely based on the 1946 Texarkana Moonlight Murders, crimes attributed to an unidentified serial killer known as the Phantom Killer.  The film states that "the incredible story you are about to see is true, where it happened and how it happened; only the names have been changed." The actual Phantom attacked eight people in or near the town of Texarkana, Texas, which is on the Texas border with Arkansas. Most of the murders occurred in rural areas just outside Texarkana, in Bowie County, Texas, while the film has them occurring in Arkansas. However, the general outline of the murders largely follows reality, with mostly minor artistic license taken. As in the film, the real killer was never identified nor apprehended.

13.  The Conjuring  -  In 1970, paranormal investigators and demonologists Lorraine and Ed Warren are summoned to the home of Carolyn and Roger Perron. The Perrons and their five daughters have recently moved into a secluded farmhouse, where a supernatural presence has made itself known. Though the manifestations are relatively benign at first, events soon escalate in horrifying fashion, especially after the Warrens discover the house's macabre history.

14.  13 Ghosts (2001)  -    A family that inherits a spectacular old house from an eccentric uncle. There's just one problem: the house seems to have a dangerous agenda all its own. Trapped in their new home by strangely shifting walls, the family encounters powerful and vengeful entities that threaten to annihilate anyone in their path.


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'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #54 on: October 23, 2022, 10:36:19 am »
As of 10/19


01.  Trilogy of Terror - A 1975 American made-for-television anthology horror film directed by Dan Curtis and starring Karen Black. It features three segments, each based on unrelated short stories by Richard Matheson. The first follows a college professor who seeks excitement with her students; the second is about twin sisters who have a bizarre relationship. These two segments were adapted by William F. Nolan. The third, adapted by Matheson, himself, focuses on a woman terrorized by a Zuni fetish doll in her apartment. Black stars in all three segments, and plays dual roles in the second.

02.  Halloween A 1978 American independent slasher film directed and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with producer Debra Hill, and starring Jamie Lee Curtis (in her film debut) and Donald Pleasence, with P. J. Soles and Nancy Kyes in supporting roles. The plot centers on a mental patient, Michael Myers, who was committed to a sanitarium for murdering his babysitting teenage sister on Halloween night when he was six years old. Fifteen years later, he escapes and returns to his hometown, where he stalks a female babysitter and her friends while under pursuit by his psychiatrist.

03.  The Prophecy II  -  Evil angel Gabriel (Christopher Walken) rises from hell to declare war on God and humanity. To win the spiritual war, Gabriel has to kill Los Angeles nurse Valerie Rosales (Jennifer Beals) -- and, more importantly, her unborn half-angel baby. Helping Gabriel track Rosales down is a suicidal teenager (Brittany Murphy). Meanwhile, good angel Danyael (Russell Wong) marshals all his heavenly powers to protect Rosales and her child from Gabriel's clutches.

04.  Land Of The Dead  -  In a world where zombies form the majority of the population, the remaining humans build a feudal society away from the undead. Ruthless Paul Kaufman (Dennis Hopper) rules and protects this microcosm but enforces painful class distinctions. Second-in-command Cholo DeMora (John Alberto Leguizamo) attempts to lead a secret rebellion against Kaufman's tyranny, but when the zombies begin to evolve, the survivors must discover a way to protect themselves from a zombie hoard that can learn and adapt.

05.  Dawn Of The Dead (2004)   When her husband is attacked by a zombified neighbor, Ana (Sarah Polley) manages to escape, only to realize her entire Milwaukee neighborhood has been overrun by the walking dead. After being questioned by cautious policeman Kenneth (Ving Rhames), Ana joins him and a small group that gravitates to the local shopping mall as a bastion of safety. Once they convince suspicious security guards that they are not contaminated, the group bands together to fight the undead hordes.

06.  Final Destination - Alex Browning (Devon Sawa), is embarking on a trip to Paris. Alex experiences a premonition -- he sees the plane explode moments after leaving the ground. Alex insists that everyone get off the plane and 7 people including Alex, are forced to disembark. All watch as the plane actually explodes in a fireball. He and the other survivors have briefly cheated death, but will not be able to evade their fate for very long. One by one, these fugitives from fate fall victim to the grim reaper.

07.  Final Destination 2 - Kimberly (A. J. Cook) has a premonition of a horrible highway accident killing multiple people -- including her and her friends. She blocks the cars behind her on the ramp from joining traffic -- and as a police trooper (Michael Landes) arrives, the accident actually happens. Now, Death is stalking this group of mistaken survivors -- and one by one they are dying as they were supposed to on the highway.

08.  Final Destination 3 - Six years after a group of high-school students first cheated death, another teen (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) has a premonition that she and her friends will be involved in a horrifying roller-coaster accident. When the vision proves true, the student and her fellow survivors must deal with the repercussions of cheating the Grim Reaper.

09.  Carrie  -  In this chilling adaptation of Stephen King's horror novel, withdrawn and sensitive teen Carrie White (Sissy Spacek) faces taunting from classmates at school and abuse from her fanatically pious mother (Piper Laurie) at home. When strange occurrences start happening around Carrie, she begins to suspect that she has supernatural powers. Invited to the prom by the empathetic Tommy Ross (William Katt), Carrie tries to let her guard down, but things eventually take a dark and violent turn.

10.  Misery  -  After a serious car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon (James Caan) is rescued by former nurse Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates), who claims to be his biggest fan. Annie brings him to her remote cabin to recover, where her obsession takes a dark turn when she discovers Sheldon is killing off her favorite character from his novels. As Sheldon devises plans for escape, Annie grows increasingly controlling, even violent, as she forces the author to shape his writing to suit her twisted fantasies.

11.  Christine  -  Unpopular nerd Arnie Cunningham (Keith Gordon) buys a 1958 Plymouth Fury, which he names Christine. Arnie develops an unhealthy obsession with the car, to the alarm of his jock friend, Dennis Guilder (John Stockwell). After bully Buddy Repperton (William Ostrander) defaces Christine, the auto restores itself to perfect condition and begins killing off Buddy and his friends. Determined to stop the deaths, Dennis and Arnie's girlfriend, Leigh Cabot (Alexandra Paul), decide to destroy Christine.

12.  The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)  -  A 1976 American thriller horror film loosely based on the 1946 Texarkana Moonlight Murders, crimes attributed to an unidentified serial killer known as the Phantom Killer.  The film states that "the incredible story you are about to see is true, where it happened and how it happened; only the names have been changed." The actual Phantom attacked eight people in or near the town of Texarkana, Texas, which is on the Texas border with Arkansas. Most of the murders occurred in rural areas just outside Texarkana, in Bowie County, Texas, while the film has them occurring in Arkansas. However, the general outline of the murders largely follows reality, with mostly minor artistic license taken. As in the film, the real killer was never identified nor apprehended.

13.  The Conjuring  -  In 1970, paranormal investigators and demonologists Lorraine and Ed Warren are summoned to the home of Carolyn and Roger Perron. The Perrons and their five daughters have recently moved into a secluded farmhouse, where a supernatural presence has made itself known. Though the manifestations are relatively benign at first, events soon escalate in horrifying fashion, especially after the Warrens discover the house's macabre history.

14.  13 Ghosts (2001)  -    A family that inherits a spectacular old house from an eccentric uncle. There's just one problem: the house seems to have a dangerous agenda all its own. Trapped in their new home by strangely shifting walls, the family encounters powerful and vengeful entities that threaten to annihilate anyone in their path.

15.  Jeepers Creepers  -  After making a horrific discovery in the basement of an old abandoned church, Trish and her brother Darry watch their routine road trip home from college turn into a heart-stopping race for their lives. They find themselves the chosen prey of an indestructible force that relentlessly pursues them and gives a new and chilling meaning to the old song "Jeepers Creepers."

16.  Jeepers Creepers 2  -  After his son is set upon by a scarecrow that seems to have come alive, farmer Jack Taggart Sr. and his son, Jack Taggart Jr., go looking for an explanation. Meanwhile, a bus carrying high-school students breaks down nearby, and a creature known as the Creeper starts a killing spree. The elder Taggart soon realizes that the killings and the attack on his son are connected, and, after alerting the community to be on guard, he aims to pummel the Creeper.

17.  Jeepers Creepers 3  -  A sergeant and his task force embark on a mission to destroy the Creeper on its last day of feeding. The Creeper soon fights back when they get close to discovering its mysterious and dark origins.

18.  Puppet Master  -  Assailed by nightmarish visions, Alex Whitaker and his fellow psychics descend on the Bodega Bay Inn. There, they discover that their compatriot Neil has apparently committed suicide. But, as the gruesome visions continue, they sense that there's still something sinister afoot. When they find themselves hunted by a band of homicidal marionettes created by twisted puppeteer Andre Toulon, they discover they're right.

19.  Puppet Master II  -  A group of parapsychologists led by Carolyn Bramwell move into the hotel at Bodega Bay to investigate the reports of the living dolls there. The puppets soon emerge and begin killing the members of the group. The elderly Enrique Chenee, who claims to be the owner of the hotel, turns up, his face hidden behind bandages and dark glasses. Chenee is really the puppetmaster Andre Toulon, whose body has been dug up and revived by the puppets. Toulon believes Carolyn to be the reincarnation of his late wife Elsa and prepares to conduct a ceremony that will transfer their souls into life-size mannequins so that they can be together again.

20.  Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge  -  In Berlin in 1941, puppetmaster Andre Toulon attracts Nazi attention with his puppet show that mocks Adolf Hitler. The German scientist Dr Hess is working on a formula to create zombie Stormtroopers. When an officious Nazi adjutant photographs Toulon?s living dolls, Hess determines to get the formula used to animate them. When Gestapo Major Kraus goes to apprehend Toulon, Toulon?s beloved wife Elsa is shot. Toulon then swears revenge against those responsible.


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'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #55 on: October 23, 2022, 10:38:38 am »
Spent today at an event called Haunt O Ween here in NJ.

It was a walk through Halloween themed event, billed as "family friendly", so we went there with Trent, who will be nine at the end of next month.




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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #56 on: October 23, 2022, 10:39:29 am »




dad and Trent


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #57 on: October 23, 2022, 10:39:55 am »




Derek (Trent's dad), Trenton, Shana (my niece, Trent's mom) and my brother Mike (Shana's dad)


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #58 on: October 23, 2022, 10:40:44 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #59 on: October 23, 2022, 10:41:23 am »




Trent, dad, and mom


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #60 on: October 23, 2022, 10:42:01 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #61 on: October 23, 2022, 10:42:40 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #62 on: October 23, 2022, 10:43:18 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #63 on: October 23, 2022, 10:43:54 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #64 on: October 23, 2022, 10:44:38 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #65 on: October 23, 2022, 10:45:12 am »



This was a section of the event where the kids were given markers and chalk, and could graffiti all over it.


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #66 on: October 23, 2022, 10:45:47 am »



Trenton adding his graffiti to the car.


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #67 on: October 23, 2022, 10:46:34 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #68 on: October 23, 2022, 10:47:18 am »



My dad and Shana taking a selfie


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #69 on: October 23, 2022, 10:47:58 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #70 on: October 23, 2022, 10:50:19 am »



Trenton is absolutely shocked by what someone wrote!    :laugh: :laugh:


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #71 on: October 23, 2022, 10:51:02 am »



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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #72 on: October 23, 2022, 10:51:37 am »

This section was called "After The Grave Rave".

There was techo / dance music playing, with stages for the kids to dance on, with flashing lights and fog machines.




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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #73 on: October 23, 2022, 10:52:13 am »



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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #74 on: October 23, 2022, 10:53:20 am »



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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #75 on: October 23, 2022, 10:53:53 am »



the kids liked the fog machine


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #76 on: October 23, 2022, 10:54:30 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #77 on: October 23, 2022, 10:55:28 am »
next up was a witch's house and her potions.






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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #78 on: October 23, 2022, 10:56:08 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #79 on: October 23, 2022, 10:56:48 am »



Jack 'O Lantern tunnel


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« Reply #80 on: October 23, 2022, 10:57:42 am »



The backs of mom, dad and Trent in the tunnel.


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« Reply #81 on: October 23, 2022, 10:58:20 am »
This was Trick Or Treat Town, where the kids were given a bag, and could go to each little house and get candy.





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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #82 on: October 23, 2022, 10:59:06 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #83 on: October 23, 2022, 10:59:46 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #84 on: October 23, 2022, 11:00:16 am »


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« Reply #85 on: October 23, 2022, 11:01:37 am »
the next area had games for the kids to play, with candy as prizes.   this booth was basketball.




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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #86 on: October 23, 2022, 11:02:14 am »
For this game, you had to throw the roll of toilet paper into the toilet and not have it bounce out.





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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #87 on: October 23, 2022, 11:03:31 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #88 on: October 23, 2022, 11:04:12 am »



bouncy Jack 'O Lantern and slide.


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« Reply #89 on: October 23, 2022, 11:05:42 am »
A large bouncy pit for the kids to play in.




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« Reply #90 on: October 23, 2022, 11:06:18 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #91 on: October 23, 2022, 11:06:51 am »


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #92 on: October 23, 2022, 11:07:26 am »
Trent climbing the slide.




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« Reply #93 on: October 23, 2022, 11:08:02 am »



Caught him just as he was about to disappear off the slide.  LOL   Just got his head!


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #94 on: October 23, 2022, 12:46:19 pm »
Gosh, Trent and your camera must have been exhausted after that! It looks like the venue must have been a mile long!

Was it as much fun for the adults as for the children? My grands don't celebrate Halloween but they love to drive by the decorated houses. Lots of skeletons this year.

They do dress up for a holiday called Purim. I think it's in March.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #95 on: October 23, 2022, 12:57:34 pm »
according to the website, it takes about 45 minutes to get through the whole event.  We were there longer, because Trent had to wait on lines for the bouncing pit and slide.

It was a decent sized event.


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #96 on: October 29, 2022, 04:41:02 pm »
I Have two Halloween parties to go to tonight, and I'm bringing cookie trays.

I didn't buy the trays pre-made, I got two Halloween trays, and a variety of cookies and candy to put on them.  Just put together the two trays I'm taking to the parties.


Here's what one of them looks like.




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« Reply #97 on: October 29, 2022, 06:07:05 pm »
Wow! They're going to be floored!
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #98 on: October 29, 2022, 07:52:43 pm »
Fortunately today it struck me that I almost forgot to watch It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. It's not Halloween without that.  :o I have bought two pumpkin-spice--scented candles to use in my ceramic jack-o-lanterns. Yesterday I was in a drug store that had packages of candy corn. I haven't had candy corn in years. I'm tempted to go back tomorrow and buy some.

I miss when Halloween was a Big Deal here in our Gayborhood.  :(
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #99 on: October 30, 2022, 10:38:43 am »
Last night I went to two Halloween parties.  The second party is hosted by a couple who love to decorate, and love Halloween.

I took pics of various rooms, and how they decorated them.  I had to wait until there was no one else in the room with me, as some people don't want their images on the 'net.  That took a while,  as there were a ton of people there!

Keep in mind, a lot of what you will see are animatronics that move, spoke or screamed.   :laugh:




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« Reply #100 on: October 30, 2022, 10:39:19 am »



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« Reply #101 on: October 30, 2022, 10:40:18 am »



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« Reply #102 on: October 30, 2022, 10:41:02 am »



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« Reply #103 on: October 30, 2022, 10:42:36 am »


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« Reply #104 on: October 30, 2022, 10:43:10 am »



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« Reply #105 on: October 30, 2022, 10:43:42 am »



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« Reply #106 on: October 30, 2022, 10:44:20 am »



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« Reply #107 on: October 30, 2022, 10:44:46 am »



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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #108 on: October 30, 2022, 10:45:09 am »



Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #109 on: October 30, 2022, 07:42:29 pm »
I miss Halloween.  :(
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #110 on: October 31, 2022, 06:34:14 am »


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 #111 on: October 31, 2022, 08:32:39 am »
Happy All Hallows E'en!  :D

The veil between the living and the dead is thinnest this night.  8)
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #112 on: October 31, 2022, 10:44:45 am »
Happy Samhain!  :)












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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #113 on: October 31, 2022, 08:48:00 pm »
It is Halloween Night. The candles in the jack-o-lanterns are lighted. Very soon my "treat" will be a scotch and water.

Appropriate to the season, I have begun to read The Path of the Green Man: Gay Men, Wicca, and Living a Magical Life, by Michael Thomas Ford (Kensington Press, 2005). I'm not very far into it, but it's interesting to read what Ford has to say about what Wicca has to offer gay men as a spiritual path.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #114 on: October 31, 2022, 09:08:55 pm »

My lights are lit, including the jack-o-lanterns in the side windows, and I've ended spooky season by watching the original 1978 "Halloween".


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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #115 on: October 31, 2022, 09:11:23 pm »
Wow! Incredible!

I'm dressed in my witch's hat and managed to get three kids to take some candy by going into the street and begging them to take it off my hands.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #116 on: October 31, 2022, 09:13:14 pm »
Good pick, Chuck! I thought about Halloween for Halloween. Instead, I went with The Dead Zone, a Christopher Walken movie based on a Stephen King novel. I remember thinking the novel was OK, don't remember the movie. It's only just OK. I got halfway through it last night and while the plot is interesting it's very slow paced. I'll try to finish it tonight, though.



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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #117 on: November 01, 2022, 04:16:26 pm »
The candles in the jack-o-lanterns are lighted. Very soon my "treat" will be a scotch and water.

My lights are lit

So which one is correct? In school we learnt that the verb "light" is irregular and the past and perfect tenses are "lit", but maybe not anymore?

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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #118 on: November 01, 2022, 05:03:51 pm »
Technically, both are correct.  Some feel that "lighted" is more correct...

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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #119 on: November 01, 2022, 05:55:49 pm »
I see. Thx

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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #120 on: November 01, 2022, 10:06:02 pm »
My lights are lit, including the jack-o-lanterns in the side windows, and I've ended spooky season by watching the original 1978 "Halloween".

I used to watch the 1979 version of Dracula, with Frank Langella and Laurence Olivier, but I never got around to finding it on DVD.
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Re: Celebrating Halloween
« Reply #121 on: November 01, 2022, 10:11:01 pm »
Technically, both are correct.  Some feel that "lighted" is more correct...

I think I would write, "I lit the candle at sundown," but "The candle was lighted at sundown."

Anyway, one thing I might add to put paid to celebrating Halloween: The unsold candy goes on sale November 1.  :laugh:

(I needed a few things from the drugstore yesterday, and while I was there I picked up a bag of Reese's peanut butter cups and a bag of candy corn at half price.  ;D )

(It's funny. I never really cared much for candy corn, but this year I had a craving for it.  ??? )

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