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C. Ross
10-30-2013, 10:44 PM
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The Bigfella
10-30-2013, 11:12 PM
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C. Ross
10-30-2013, 11:30 PM
Australia opts out.

A shame. You'll miss out on trick or treats.

http://www.dcclubbing.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Halloween-Costumes2.jpg

Gerarddm
10-30-2013, 11:49 PM
I hear it is becoming popular in Gemany?

Paul Pless
10-31-2013, 12:52 AM
I hear it is becoming popular in Gemany?

You should see it here.

Duncan Gibbs
10-31-2013, 01:43 AM
Those two (and a half) girls obviously have no brains! I mean look at the ugly dudes they're half nekked with! Unless it's... HOCK SHORROR... STAGED and paid!!!!

Two small neighbourly debils en-route for treats here!

Andrew Craig-Bennett
10-31-2013, 03:46 AM
It most certainly is celebrated in the Philippines, along with All Saints and All Souls (the Day of the Dead) in the Mexican manner, because the Philippines was governed from Mexico until the 1820's).

The only question for Filipinos is whether Advent starts before October 31st or on November 3rd!

Anyway, job done...

http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee352/acraigbennett/KrianHalloween_zps8f381567.jpg

Keith Wilson
10-31-2013, 07:15 AM
That first picture is Dia de Los Muertos, on Nov 2. You can celebrate both!

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/7c/Catrinas_2.jpg/400px-Catrinas_2.jpg

(I do think the fashion for ultra-skinny female models may have gone a bit too far)

Rich Jones
10-31-2013, 07:36 AM
Living in the suburbs of Long Island, NY for over thirty years, I was besieged with the little monsters from 3p.m. until at least 10p.m.
I could hardly sit down for a minute without a knock on the door. If you didn't open your door, you risked egg on your house/car.
Now living in the middle of no where without a kid in sight is pure bliss. Ah....nothing but peace and quiet tonight.
That's the 'grumpy old man' in me, coming out.

BOO!!! There, I've done my duty.:)

S.V. Airlie
10-31-2013, 08:30 AM
It's celebrated here. A Dentist's dream! I'm giving the little twinkies little bags of dried fruit and nuts. For no other reason but, to drive dentists nuts!:)

Full Tilt
10-31-2013, 08:48 AM
What exactly are we celebrating?

oznabrag
10-31-2013, 09:10 AM
We don't make a big deal out of it.

http://farm1.staticflickr.com/30/40599763_9f6ebd1cdf_z.jpg?zz=1

Full Tilt
10-31-2013, 09:43 AM
I don't see any costumes, unless those aren't real women?

Steers and ?

oznabrag
10-31-2013, 09:47 AM
http://www.nyholt.com/2010blogpics/halloween2010/02.jpg

http://www.sixthstreetrides.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Austin_Halloween_in_the_streets-300x225.jpg

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oznabrag
10-31-2013, 09:50 AM
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oznabrag
10-31-2013, 09:52 AM
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oznabrag
10-31-2013, 09:52 AM
We really downplay the whole Halloween/Dia de los Muertes thing.

Full Tilt
10-31-2013, 10:11 AM
It's almost like he reads my posts :d

Full Tilt
10-31-2013, 10:22 AM
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Cute.

C. Ross
10-31-2013, 04:38 PM
Well done Austin.

I happen to be in Boston for Halloween this year, alas in the western suburbs. Today at the airport the woman who took boarding passes was dressed as a can of coke. The guy who checked me in at the hotel was a lame Phantom of the Opera (as if there is some other kind).

Who has trick or treaters yet? Any decent costumes?

The Bigfella
10-31-2013, 07:07 PM
I was in Siem Reap, Cambodia this time last year. The visiting Americans improvised and held a parade. I'm pretty sure they were working in local orphanages and involved the kids. Good stuff.

http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff112/igatenby/Cambodia/009-1.jpg (http://s240.photobucket.com/user/igatenby/media/Cambodia/009-1.jpg.html)

http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff112/igatenby/Cambodia/010-1.jpg (http://s240.photobucket.com/user/igatenby/media/Cambodia/010-1.jpg.html)

No fake boas here

http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff112/igatenby/Cambodia/hal1_zps5d6769e7.jpg (http://s240.photobucket.com/user/igatenby/media/Cambodia/hal1_zps5d6769e7.jpg.html)

http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff112/igatenby/Cambodia/hal2_zps848726f1.jpg (http://s240.photobucket.com/user/igatenby/media/Cambodia/hal2_zps848726f1.jpg.html)

http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff112/igatenby/Cambodia/hal3_zps2f1fbbce.jpg (http://s240.photobucket.com/user/igatenby/media/Cambodia/hal3_zps2f1fbbce.jpg.html)

C. Ross
10-31-2013, 09:38 PM
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Apologies for kidnapping your granddaughter Keith.

Keith Wilson
10-31-2013, 10:28 PM
You cloned her!

The Bigfella
11-01-2013, 01:15 AM
and another one....

.... my favourite painted lady, that's her on the left....

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/988756_579747458746487_1313044223_n.jpg

The Bigfella
11-01-2013, 03:38 AM
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