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Old 11-05-2013, 07:25 PM
 
Location: Boca Raton, FL
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We live in a family oriented neighborhood. There is even a Halloween party prior to it getting dark.

My kids always went out but around 14-15 not as much, then all of sudden, they were in high school and it was cool to do it - put on rollerblades, costumes off course - and well thought out ones determined to go to every house in the neighborhood (306). I don't think they got them all but those pillowcases were mighty heavy when they got home.

They and their friends - about 10 each - had a blast!

I'm fine with it and love seeing the costumes.

(My favorite year when they were 6 - my daughter and her cousins went as the 3 Blind Mice - my sister sewed them costumes and they were the cutest!)

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Old 11-06-2013, 06:34 AM
 
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My 38 year old cousin still goes trick or treating around the neighborhood every year. He couldn't get his wife and kids to go with him this year though. We don't get a lot of trick or treaters around our neighborhood anymore and he tries to keep the tradition alive. 10-15 years ago we use to have a lot and now it's down to 3-4 a year. It's sad.
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