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i was on my way out for the night and i saw about 40 old women on a witch stag party. needless to say, i got straight back onto the bus and came home. load of shit!
It seems to be cunts of people that enjoy it most though.
it entirely depends on what's on, and the sort of people it attracts, Halloween in Brighton always has lots of good stuff on so I enjoy it.
one guys was actually whistling for about ten minutes. If I had a gun, he'd be shot by now.
I always deliberately avoid it. Wouldn't open my door on Halloween, either. It needs to be starved. I wouldn't ever even tell my children it exists, so as to restrict the pool of people in this country it infects.
Sign the pledge tonight.
so they can't enjoy it officially until then.
or the moment you posted
need to check time before posting, shh.
You can't seem to post properly
takes me a while to get used to it.
I know this is me admitting to internet failure on my part, but how else am I supposed to learn.
Makes it sound far less funny than it actually is.
that she actually has some talent.
And my name is rob. Is your name meo?
It is Meo. I'm glad we cleared this up. Has anyone ever asked you if you still luv nic?
but, yes, I'm still a luvsnic :)
(You will, of course, be known as Meo, from now on.)
it's the one day of the year I can wear corpse paint on the outside without people calling me on it.
Some of the best nights I have had have been around Halloween.
If you go out, everywhere is packed/expensive. Staying in is the best option whilst watching Hootananny!
Don't even talk to me about the Pub Landlord....ggggrrrr
Halloween can be great
I think there have always been halloween parties and it's all fair enough, but in the last ten year's it's become this MASSIVE THING which (on this side of the atlantic) it never used to be.
I used to live in America and trick-or-treating was a delightful, properly organised community thing that the kids enjoyed. Here it's a bunch of teenage scrotes in plastic masks thinking they are somehow due some free haribo.
the mass commercialisation of it might be american.
is an American import, and one we certainly don't do well on this side of the Atlantic. I agree with you that Halloween (like pretty much all our fesitvals) have ancient pre-christian roots.
Hence it descends into a drinking evening. That's not necessarily a bad thing though.
St. Patrick's day is the fucking pits though
Do not use the celebration of a nation's patron saint as a masquerade for your drinking habits, you shits!
I celebrate St. David's day by giving my Dad a bunch of daffodils.
That Roman soldier from the 3rd century sure was a chauvinist pig! Fuck him, ammiright?
on the one hand, seeing shops desperatly try to look on it by lazily stringing up a bit of cobweb depresses the fuck out of me.
equally people going to shit bars and clubs and in fancy dress. and the desperation of trick or treating in this country.
it would be nice to have a night in with pals or a lady friend, watch loads of horror films and eat crap. or go to a good screening somewhere. or a house party where you can do fancy dress in a bit more comfort and privacy...and possibly, with some class.
so...y'know. DEPENDS, INNIT?
but I'm too scared.
i might go round my ladies house and watch some horr....oh.....oh wait. we're not...are....i can't go ther...cause of the....
probably just watch the american football game and have a read. chilling.
I KNOW HOW TO LIVE!
but I do like the concept of Halloween and it always reminds me of when I was a kiddie. Plus, Psychoville Halloween special tonight!
Samhain/Halloween is not a US festival that has come here. It has been a festival here for a long time. Maybe the plasticy commercial dressing up aspect has been influenced by the way the US celebrates it....but the first Samhain that I know that I went to was 45 or 46 years ago in somerset
and that is annoying.
Having said that i went to a halloween party yesterday and it was rad
with its economic/consumerist slant
no-one went t-o-t ing in this country 10 years ago.
In America it is properly organised, massively supported and (mostly) innocent fun for the kids. Here it's a bunch of wheedling chavvs out for a free sugar rush.
not as horrid as NYE.