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The Halloween Thread
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The Halloween Thread
(08-18-2019, 01:42 AM)Tres Leches Wrote: Back in the 80s when urban legends about razors in Halloween candy were rife, parents could bring in their kids' candy to our local hospital to be x-rayed to make sure it was "safe".

I mean, I'm sure it put parents' minds at ease that the irradiated sugar was a-ok for their kids to eat.

-Teresa

I may be mistaken but I think there was literally ONE instance in the US of someone putting poison in candy to try to kill their own kid (I remember because it happened in Houston), and no razors ever.  Wouldn't surprise me if there were a razor here or there, but yes, I think urban legend is right.
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#52

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(08-18-2019, 01:47 AM)jerry mcmasters Wrote:
(08-18-2019, 01:42 AM)Tres Leches Wrote: Back in the 80s when urban legends about razors in Halloween candy were rife, parents could bring in their kids' candy to our local hospital to be x-rayed to make sure it was "safe".

I mean, I'm sure it put parents' minds at ease that the irradiated sugar was a-ok for their kids to eat.

-Teresa

I may be mistaken but I think there was literally ONE instance in the US of someone putting poison in candy to try to kill their own kid (I remember because it happened in Houston), and no razors ever.  Wouldn't surprise me if there were a razor here or there, but yes, I think urban legend is right.

There are a number of parents who "check" their kids' candy before they'll let the kids eat it. That whole ritual just seems bizarre to me. I always feel like a renegade or something when I let my own kid dig in without checking each piece first. Big Grin

-Teresa
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(08-18-2019, 02:00 AM)Tres Leches Wrote:
(08-18-2019, 01:47 AM)jerry mcmasters Wrote:
(08-18-2019, 01:42 AM)Tres Leches Wrote: Back in the 80s when urban legends about razors in Halloween candy were rife, parents could bring in their kids' candy to our local hospital to be x-rayed to make sure it was "safe".

I mean, I'm sure it put parents' minds at ease that the irradiated sugar was a-ok for their kids to eat.

-Teresa

I may be mistaken but I think there was literally ONE instance in the US of someone putting poison in candy to try to kill their own kid (I remember because it happened in Houston), and no razors ever.  Wouldn't surprise me if there were a razor here or there, but yes, I think urban legend is right.

There are a number of parents who "check" their kids' candy before they'll let the kids eat it. That whole ritual just seems bizarre to me. I always feel like a renegade or something when I let my own kid dig in without checking each piece first. Big Grin

-Teresa

I didn't mean I was immune to the safety impulse, I used to skim through the stuff to check for anything wrong.  Something cleverly hidden would have escaped me though.
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(08-18-2019, 02:02 AM)jerry mcmasters Wrote:
(08-18-2019, 02:00 AM)Tres Leches Wrote:
(08-18-2019, 01:47 AM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: I may be mistaken but I think there was literally ONE instance in the US of someone putting poison in candy to try to kill their own kid (I remember because it happened in Houston), and no razors ever.  Wouldn't surprise me if there were a razor here or there, but yes, I think urban legend is right.

There are a number of parents who "check" their kids' candy before they'll let the kids eat it. That whole ritual just seems bizarre to me. I always feel like a renegade or something when I let my own kid dig in without checking each piece first. Big Grin

-Teresa

I didn't mean I was immune to the safety impulse, I used to skim through the stuff to check for anything wrong.  Something cleverly hidden would have escaped me though.

Well, Heath bars and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are deadly poison to children so those always get pulled out of my kid's trick-or-treating stash and eaten by mom later that night. You know, safety first.

-Teresa
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The only time I've ever danced in public, was badly, really drunk, dressed as Bojack Horseman, in front of this folk rock band at a bar on Halloween. With my friend who was in one of those inflatable T-Rex suits. Wish I had video but I might can find a picture of the costume. Wasn't too great but people recognized it.

If I ever dress up for a Halloween party again, I kind of want to go as sexy candy corn, and hand out bags of candy corn from under my skirt. As a hairy dude.
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(Yesterday, 01:28 AM)Maffis Wrote: If I ever dress up for a Halloween party again, I kind of want to go as sexy candy corn, and hand out bags of candy corn from under my skirt. As a hairy dude.

Any chance yo ucan join me in recreating this at all? I really want to do this at a con/halloween  ROFL2

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