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    So, i love a good poll and was just wondering. At school a lot of people are talking about Halloween plans in the common room. As someone who dosen't celebrate it i am interested to hear everyones opinions. I don't really not celebrate it for any particular reason, it is just that i have been brought up that way (no trick or treating or whatever) and don't particuarly like the consumerism of it all. I have heard that loads of people go to parties and stuff so do you do this or do you celebrate a more traditional Halloween that refects it's original origins?

    So..Do you celebrate Halloween, why, and what do you do on the 30th?

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    oops just reaslised that halloween is on the 31st not the 30th...
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    I used to love getting free candy when I was younger. if something was free I was always up for it, you don't always get something for free these days. So best take advantage of that.

    And all I had to do was dress in some outfit and be cute for an hour, and just let the goodies roll in.:smug:
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    What is there to celebrate?

    I prefer the 5 of November, now there is something with celebrating. Just the marketing isn't as good.
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    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    oops just reaslised that halloween is on the 31st not the 30th...
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    Never have and never will. I find its too commercial, more a chance to eat sweets on a 'special' day rather than any ordinary day. I've never understood the hype and never will.
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    (Original post by Oh ooo)
    I used to love getting free candy when I was younger. if something was free I was always up for it, you don't always get something for free these days. So best take advantage of that.
    well if you came knocking at someone's door asking for sweets i'm sure noone could resist your eyebrows

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    What is there to celebrate?

    I prefer the 5 of November, now there is something with celebrating. Just the marketing isn't as good.
    yes, bonfire night is better (apart from hedgehogs and birds) also close to my birthday so i can pretend the fireworks are for me :mmm:

    (Original post by william walker)
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    ikr, such a genius :yep:
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    No.

    I see enough people on a daily basis to justify calling each day Halloween :lol:
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    Not really.
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    (Original post by Rhythmical)
    Never have and never will. I find its too commercial, more a chance to eat sweets on a 'special' day rather than any ordinary day. I've never understood the hype and never will.
    this, it is over comericialised immensly, PRSOM
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    (Original post by Rhythmical)
    Never have and never will. I find its too commercial, more a chance to eat sweets on a 'special' day rather than any ordinary day. I've never understood the hype and never will.
    :five:

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    Not really.
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    Nope, Muslims do not.
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    (Original post by Oh ooo)
    I used to love getting free candy when I was younger. if something was free I was always up for it, you don't always get something for free these days. So best take advantage of that.

    And all I had to do was dress in some outfit and be cute for an hour, and just let the goodies roll in.:smug:
    Loool this was exactly me. Halloween = opportunity to get free tasty food from strangers.
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    not normally but i will go trick or treating by myself this year, in an attempt to increase my game.
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    (Original post by AnonymousForLife)
    Nope, Muslims do not.
    oh that is very interesting, do you mind if i ask if there is any particualr reason why? is it because Halloween has connections to the underworld and things?. Excuse my ignorance, i love learning new things, especially about different faiths and cultures
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    And on another note, I don't fathom what there is to actually celebrate? I've always found that it's more of a marketing ploy for shops to sell sweets to consumers and then give them away for free under the name of trick or treating. When someone says Happy Halloween, do they even know how and when it began? When it began, it had significance and meaning but now it means pound signs and money.
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    It's an excuse to get drunk init


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    (Original post by Rhythmical)
    And on another note, I don't fathom what there is to actually celebrate? I've always found that it's more of a marketing ploy for shops to sell sweets for consumers to then give them away for free under the name of trick or treating. When someone says Happy Halloween, do they even know how and when it began. When it began, it had significance and meaning but now it means pound signs and money.
    yes this exactly, at least with christmas and stuff (which is also overcommercialised) most people know the story even if they don't choose to believe it. With Halloween the whole thing has just been distorted
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    No, I don't celebrate it :nah:
 
 
 
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