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Old 10-29-2008, 12:54 PM
 
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Since we haven't had daylight savings yet, are your kids going to go out when it's still light, or wait until 7pm, when the sun sets?
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Old 10-29-2008, 01:11 PM
 
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That is a really good question since dst is late this year! I have still heard 6-8pm but maybe someone else has heard something different?
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Old 10-29-2008, 01:45 PM
 
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Thank you for posting this question, since we are new to SA and my youngest is going ToT'ing, and I wasnt sure either.
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Old 10-29-2008, 02:06 PM
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I believe it depends on local custom, since there is no citywide endorsement of the practice. Ask your neighbors or your HOA.

In my neighborhood, the peak time has been 7:00-8:00, with a few early birds between 6:30 and 7 and a few stragglers between 8 and 8:30.
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Old 10-29-2008, 03:25 PM
 
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The end time may be a little later than normal (at least for the older kids) since Halloween is on a Friday this year.
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Old 10-29-2008, 03:31 PM
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My clonetrooper is heading out the minute he gets that costume on and his friends knock on the door. They've talked of nothing else this week. Thank God school doesn't let out early, or they'd be ToT'ing at 2 in the afternoon.
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Old 10-29-2008, 03:35 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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OK...you might laugh...but at this house it STARTS when the first kid gets here and it ENDS when I run out of candy!
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Old 10-29-2008, 06:49 PM
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6pm seems to be the trend here for the last couple of years. I expect to see more of the little ghosts and goblins between then and 7ish since it'll get dark fast. After that - it's tweens till about 8:30 or bedtime, then the bigger kids cleaning up the leftovers until all the porch lights go off!

TR warning, my kiddo and his friends are really planning to scare the pants of the youngins before they go out skulking. They've been fixin' up the front porch for days!

Reminds me...I still need to go pick up some candy!
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Old 10-30-2008, 05:41 PM
 
Location: North Central SA
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We are heading out at 6:30-7:00 - darkness doesn't really matter for us. We start at dusk and then it's dark by the time we are done.

Last edited by Turtle_Mom; 10-30-2008 at 05:43 PM.. Reason: Brain dead - I wasn't making any sense :P
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