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What's a Trick Or Treat no no??

IMO - I say a NO NO is when one gives out pennies and nickles, OR a coupon for a free ice cream cone at Wendy's or McDonalds. Kids don't want that on Halloween. Let's be honest- they want CANDY on this ONE day of the YEAR.

Do you have any TOT NO NOs??? This Q is just for fun by the way...:) :) :)

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:09 PM on Oct. 26, 2010 in Holidays

Answers (19)
  • Toothbrushes, LOL. My mom did that one year and OMG was she not well liked that year.
    thatgirl70

    Answer by thatgirl70 at 5:10 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • No candy that is not sealed because Mommy is going to throw that stuff out!
    TweenAndTwinMom

    Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 5:11 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • plastic fangs, pencils, rubber eyeballs..its all about the candy!
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 5:11 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • I say popcorn balls. Man us kids hated those and we would always get like 5 a year! Yucky!
    randibosin

    Answer by randibosin at 5:11 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Nowadays though you cant trust some people so change for the piggy bank or an ice cream cone coupon would be ok by me the local movie store here rents out videos 2 for $1.00 for five night and are selling $1.00 boo bucks gift cards for people to give out on halloween :)
    405mom

    Answer by 405mom at 5:12 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • The cheapie candy that nobody likes.... :)
    Anna92464

    Answer by Anna92464 at 5:17 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Do not go to peoples houses that do not have the out side lights on. No fruit.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 5:18 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Toothbrushes, pencils, pencil packs, pretzles. Sure, Pretzles are good and Pencils/Toothbrushes are practicle .. But come on. On Halloween? Put thise things in a stocking! Not a halloween basket.

    405mom - People can be trusted for the most part. You just have to be smart about Halloween. It is rare, if it has ever happened, that people actually do something to the candy. As well, the number of kids who get kidnapped in this country is a lot smaller then one might think. Though that doesn't negate the point to be careful, it's just to say that you don't have to bubble wrap your kids.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 5:19 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Yeah, coupons, toothbrushes, small change, crafts (hand made keychains or potholders)... And any home made food! That's just to dangerous to even take...
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 5:20 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • My kids have always liked what they got. They get enough candy that getting Halloween themed pencils, toys, etc is appreciated.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 5:20 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

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