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am i an a-hole for not buying candy for trick-or-treaters?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Herbert Anchovy, Oct 29, 2006.

  1. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

    Because I ain't doing it, and debated it when I was at the store this morning.

    Just wanted to see whether anyone in the congregation felt the same.
  2. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Only if you answer the door and give them a lecture about the evils of candy and tooth decay.

    Or if you give them healthy shit instead of candy. That'd be a sure-fire way to get your house egged.
  3. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    If you trick-or-treated as a kid, then the answer is yes.
  4. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Halloween is a holiday that promotes withcraft and celebrates pagan worship. It should be banned.
  5. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    Crap. How much does it cost to buy two bags of bite-size 3 Musketeers?

    Just buy the candy.
  6. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

  7. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member


    It's called being part of your community.
  8. Chuck~Taylor

    Chuck~Taylor Active Member

    If you don't want your house to be egged or teepeed, then I suggest you buy the candy. But if you live in an apartment, you have nothing to worry about.
  9. Kaylee

    Kaylee Member


    Any kiddos coming to my house are going to waste their walk up the driveway.
  10. Frank_Ridgeway

    Frank_Ridgeway Well-Known Member

    There were almost no trick-or-treaters in 2001 just after 9/11 and I guess the anthrax stuff. I was tempted not to buy any candy for 2002. Then I envisioned myself as an old man standing on my front porch, waving my cane and screaming, "Get off my lawn, ya little bastards!" I bought the candy.
  11. PopeDirkBenedict

    PopeDirkBenedict Active Member

    Just turn off all your lights and go out that night. I don't have any probs with someone who doesn't give out Halloween candy.
  12. markvid

    markvid Guest

    Actually, Frank, as with most neighborhoods around me, they do trick-or-treat from 6-8PM.
    I can set my watch by my neighbor and his wife faithfully pulling out of their driveway at 5:55 and returning at 8:05.
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