The W
Views: 98517782
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
29.8.07 1119
The 7 - Random - Trick or Treat - what's in the bowl tonight ?
This thread has 2 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(1745 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (19 total)
dunkndollaz
Banger
Level: 96

Posts: 981/2547
EXP: 8737936
For next: 250883

Since: 3.1.02
From: Northern NJ

Since last post: 16 days
Last activity: 1 day
#1 Posted on 31.10.03 1339.51
Reposted on: 31.10.10 1346.47
Even though we will have ZERO trick or treaters at my house again this year - we live in the sticks - my wife has a full bowl of Reese's Miniatures, Milky Way Miniatures and KitKats sitting by the front door. When I first got out of college it was Reese's for the kids and a cold can of beer for the parents.

Promote this thread!
emma
Cherries > Peaches
Level: 87

Posts: 799/2084
EXP: 6318323
For next: 74476

Since: 1.8.02
From: Phoenix-ish

Since last post: 156 days
Last activity: 11 hours
#2 Posted on 31.10.03 1451.08
Reposted on: 31.10.10 1453.33
Miniature Butterfingers, Baby Ruth & Almond Joy. Couple of bags of Hershey's (tiny) miniatures for filler as well. ("Mmmmmm, Butterfingers." There'd *better* be leftovers!)
Doc_whiskey
Frankfurter
Level: 57

Posts: 301/776
EXP: 1434903
For next: 51034

Since: 6.8.02
From: St. Louis

Since last post: 28 days
Last activity: 28 days
AIM:  
#3 Posted on 31.10.03 1454.47
Reposted on: 31.10.10 1455.35
I usually get few trick or treaters, but I will have mini butterfingers, kit kats, 3 musketeers, and snickers waiting, just in case.
Purple Pixie
Bauerwurst
Level: 23

Posts: 69/102
EXP: 65566
For next: 2158

Since: 27.7.03
From: Sunderland, England

Since last post: 3575 days
Last activity: 2547 days
#4 Posted on 31.10.03 1517.01
Reposted on: 31.10.10 1517.13


I have a bowl full of skittles, smarties and M&M's and the three kids that dare to visit my house get 1 each *evil laugh*

Edit: Make that four.

(edited by Purple Pixie on 31.10.03 2118)
DarkRenegade
Bockwurst
Level: 49

Posts: 279/540
EXP: 840355
For next: 43534

Since: 19.5.02
From: YOUR MOTHER!

Since last post: 2697 days
Last activity: 457 days
AIM:  
#5 Posted on 31.10.03 1555.32
Reposted on: 31.10.10 1559.01
I'm taking my sisters trick-or-treating, but my mom has the mini bags of Cheetos. I hope our house gets lots of trick-or-treaters, because Cheetos are nasty...
JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 125

Posts: 718/4718
EXP: 22032091
For next: 422136

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 15 days
Last activity: 13 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#6 Posted on 31.10.03 1622.24
Reposted on: 31.10.10 1623.50
We're expecting a bunch of trick-or-treaters so we've got the works...Milky Ways, Twix, 3 Musketeers, Milk Duds, Whoppers, Snickers, Nestle Crunches, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, 100 Grands, Hershey bars, and more. Costco had some KILLER bags with varieties of the good stuff.

Note: While we were buying the candy we discussed how uncool it would be to be the house giving out Mounds and Almond Joys...bah on coconut. emma --> BOO!
The Great Thomas
Sujuk
Level: 64

Posts: 813/1007
EXP: 2133001
For next: 81108

Since: 17.6.02
From: Miami, Florida

Since last post: 3321 days
Last activity: 3321 days
#7 Posted on 31.10.03 1703.27
Reposted on: 31.10.10 1705.38
I've got a bag of MINIATURE Tootsie Roll Pops ready, even though I'm not expecting many trick-or-treaters... if any.
odessasteps
Scrapple
Level: 129

Posts: 1531/5065
EXP: 24505968
For next: 543753

Since: 2.1.02
From: MD, USA

Since last post: 72 days
Last activity: 39 days
#8 Posted on 31.10.03 1743.21
Reposted on: 31.10.10 1744.13

This will get cheers or jeers, but nothing in the middle.

I don't give out candy.

I give out comics. WB toons (Supes, Bats, JLA, Looney tunes, P&TB, Animaniacs), archies, Duck books, etc.
James F'n X
Bockwurst
Level: 51

Posts: 452/603
EXP: 1006663
For next: 7282

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 3031 days
Last activity: 2997 days
AIM:  
#9 Posted on 31.10.03 1930.01
Reposted on: 31.10.10 1931.36
    Originally posted by odessasteps

    This will get cheers or jeers, but nothing in the middle.

    I don't give out candy.

    I give out comics. WB toons (Supes, Bats, JLA, Looney tunes, P&TB, Animaniacs), archies, Duck books, etc.


Your house would be SO egged.
Nate The Snake
Liverwurst
Level: 68

Posts: 796/1136
EXP: 2600991
For next: 127823

Since: 9.1.02
From: Wichita, Ks

Since last post: 3693 days
Last activity: 3163 days
AIM:  
#10 Posted on 31.10.03 1941.36
Reposted on: 31.10.10 1941.59
    Originally posted by James F'n X
      Originally posted by odessasteps

      This will get cheers or jeers, but nothing in the middle.

      I don't give out candy.

      I give out comics. WB toons (Supes, Bats, JLA, Looney tunes, P&TB, Animaniacs), archies, Duck books, etc.


    Your house would be SO egged.


Probably, but...

He's most likely the only guy in his area that's giving shit out that might be worth something someday. (:

Oh, and I don't give out candy either, mostly because I'm usually at work (this year is an exception). Of course, I don't have to worry about it since our complex either does the lame "drag your kids to the rec center for CANDY MADNESS" bit or gives out special "you can trick or treat here" pumpkin cutouts for the door. (:

(edited by Nate The Snake on 31.10.03 1948)
FMW
Salami
Level: 32

Posts: 152/202
EXP: 195159
For next: 11285

Since: 3.1.02
From: Niagara Falls ONT. Canada

Since last post: 3211 days
Last activity: 2847 days
#11 Posted on 31.10.03 1949.14
Reposted on: 31.10.10 1950.26
The usual assortment of mini chocolate bars, along with double bubble, suckers and Rockets. Gotta love the Rockets.
Gugs
Bierwurst
Level: 83

Posts: 632/1857
EXP: 5328912
For next: 103332

Since: 9.7.02
From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking)

Since last post: 463 days
Last activity: 18 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#12 Posted on 31.10.03 2317.15
Reposted on: 31.10.10 2318.24
    Originally posted by DarkRenegade
    I'm taking my sisters trick-or-treating, but my mom has the mini bags of Cheetos. I hope our house gets lots of trick-or-treaters, because Cheetos are nasty...


Cheetos? Nasty? Curse you!

I put out Tootsie Rolls and their Pops, but nobody came. Not surprising, seeing as how I live in the back of an apartment building with no outside light. Yay, candy for a month!
emma
Cherries > Peaches
Level: 87

Posts: 801/2084
EXP: 6318323
For next: 74476

Since: 1.8.02
From: Phoenix-ish

Since last post: 156 days
Last activity: 11 hours
#13 Posted on 31.10.03 2343.25
Reposted on: 31.10.10 2343.46
    Originally posted by JayJayDean
    Note: While we were buying the candy we discussed how uncool it would be to be the house giving out Mounds and Almond Joys...bah on coconut. emma --> BOO!
Ha! More for MEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!

Although, I've gotta tell ya... My methodology is "You can have any 3 from the basket". Some of the kids just grab, but most actually peruse & select. And I'm not the only coconut fan on the block!
BigVitoMark
Lap cheong
Level: 76

Posts: 566/1509
EXP: 3889321
For next: 116758

Since: 10.8.02
From: Queen's University, Canada

Since last post: 3323 days
Last activity: 3232 days
ICQ:  
#14 Posted on 1.11.03 0047.58
Reposted on: 1.11.10 0048.01
Did anyone else hear Jim Rome's story about giving out cough drops today? I'm definitely stealing that idea next year.
DarkRenegade
Bockwurst
Level: 49

Posts: 280/540
EXP: 840355
For next: 43534

Since: 19.5.02
From: YOUR MOTHER!

Since last post: 2697 days
Last activity: 457 days
AIM:  
#15 Posted on 1.11.03 0101.24
Reposted on: 1.11.10 0101.28
    Originally posted by emma
      Originally posted by JayJayDean
      Note: While we were buying the candy we discussed how uncool it would be to be the house giving out Mounds and Almond Joys...bah on coconut. emma --> BOO!
    Ha! More for MEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!

    Although, I've gotta tell ya... My methodology is "You can have any 3 from the basket". Some of the kids just grab, but most actually peruse & select. And I'm not the only coconut fan on the block!


I LOVE Mounds and Almond Joy. I was disappointed to see that my sisters didn't get any from trick-or-treating...since I steal a little candy from them...
HomerJFong
Ten Millionth Hit
Level: 56

Posts: 671/730
EXP: 1329865
For next: 68320

Since: 19.3.02
From: Ontario, Canada

Since last post: 2619 days
Last activity: 1445 days
AIM:  
#16 Posted on 1.11.03 0640.42
Reposted on: 1.11.10 0641.35
    Originally posted by BigVitoMark
    Did anyone else hear Jim Rome's story about giving out cough drops today? I'm definitely stealing that idea next year.


Two years back, through a friend of a friend of a friend, I got my hands on a case full of sample-sized Fisherman's Friend. I gave those out to anybody who was not in a costume who wanted something. No such luck last year, but I was able to get a nice collection this year, and have enough left over.

Always a good choice for gag handouts, since it looks like candy when it is dark.

As for the regular trick/treaters, they got O Henrys and Sweet tarts.
Dutchie
Boerewors
Moderator
Level: 42

Posts: 98/380
EXP: 502154
For next: 19212

Since: 29.1.02
From: PA

Since last post: 57 days
Last activity: 12 hours
#17 Posted on 1.11.03 1105.03
Reposted on: 1.11.10 1105.58
Oh thank God - people who get Trick-or-Treaters on the 31st. I thought I was going crazy around here. Apparently the big thing in most parts of Central PA is to have Halloween before the 31st. I had to have candy ready for the 29th, from 6-8PM only, for our complex. We had those little cutout pumpkins for our doors, too. It was weird - I'm sure it had something to do with this being a football weekend and Halloween fell on a Friday, but they did the same last year when Halloween fell on a Thursday. There is something really disturbing about handing out candy (Nerds, Smarties, Jawbreakers, Snickers, Twix, Reese's Cups, M&Ms, Kit Kat's, and Tangy Taffy) on October 29th.
The Thrill
Banger
Level: 99

Posts: 666/2781
EXP: 9858182
For next: 141853

Since: 16.4.02
From: Green Bay, WI

Since last post: 134 days
Last activity: 22 days
#18 Posted on 1.11.03 1215.46
Reposted on: 1.11.10 1217.48
Let's see...Snickers, Milky Way, York Peppermint Patties, Hershey's Kisses, and the ultimate Halloween candy: SWEET TARTS, baby!

Of course, I scared the crap outta several little kids last night. Bad enough I had the spooky music playing next to the door...but I answered the door in my Strong Bad mask, "PRO WRESTLING IS REAL; PEOPLE ARE FAKE" T-shirt...and carrying a lit candleabra.

Almost made the battery-powered monster hand in the candy bowl kinda unnecessary. :-)

(EDIT: Post #666...on a Halloween topic...mentioning Strong Bad...*steeples hands a'la Monty Burns*...excellent.

(edited by The Thrill on 1.11.03 1217)
dunkndollaz
Banger
Level: 96

Posts: 982/2547
EXP: 8737936
For next: 250883

Since: 3.1.02
From: Northern NJ

Since last post: 16 days
Last activity: 1 day
#19 Posted on 2.11.03 0914.20
Reposted on: 2.11.10 0914.21
Best bowl of candy I saw on Halloween was the house that had the bowl in the middle of a dead guy's stomach - a little disturbing but very creative - I'm just glad I don't live in their neighborhood....
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Angel 10/29
Next thread: TV marathons tomorrow (Sunday 11/2)
Previous thread: Fall 2003 Primetime Network TV ad rates
(1745 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Any vegetarians? - For the Wiener Chefs - Cooking with Soda - Testing the limits of random - More...
The 7 - Random - Trick or Treat - what's in the bowl tonight ?Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.24 seconds.