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Cynical about Halloween

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    Connecticut USA
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    Ipswich, Queensland, Australia


    We 'celebrate' it in Australia too, it sort of snuck up on us.

    We never had it when I was a kid, although we sort of knew about it. We never did the carved pumpkins and trick or treat though, we just saw all that as an American thing.

    I can remember going to a Halloween party as a teenager in the 60's, but that was pretty unusual, the first time I had ever seen anybody acknowledging the day as such. But eventually it became pretty well established here too, with the usual complaints that inevitably follow - not part of our culture, just following America, over commercialised etc, etc, etc. I don't know what made us start embracing it, the 'Peanuts' cartoons maybe?


    I just saw it as a bit of fun, to be honest.

    I would stock up on lollies, just in case some kids came knocking, (and eat most of it myself), but it's been a couple of years since any have. Maybe interest is starting to wane. I think kids knocking on strangers doors asking for lollies is a bit risky these days ... sadly.
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