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originally posted by: underwerks
Even though we live in the safest time of our entire species, people let extreme fear rule their interactions with other. Everyone is a murderer or trying to give kids drugs.
Halloween PSA: no one likes your kids enough to give them free drugs.
originally posted by: DictionaryOfExcuses
a reply to: JAGStorm
The wife was just telling me that churches in the area do something they are calling "Trunk or treat", where a bunch of kids go trick or treating from car to car in a parking lot. I mean wh
Nevermind. It's too early to get fired up like this.
"I don’t see any evidence that this has actually happened. Now, you can’t prove that it’s never happened, of course. But this would be a big news story. If somebody got poisoned from poisoned Halloween candy and died, this would make national news," says Joel Best, Ph.D., author and professor in the University of Delaware’s Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice.
None of the five deaths originally linked to Halloween sadism that Best found in his research were actually at the hand of some neighborhood psychopath handing out tainted treats. All were later attributed to other causes, a heart condition, for example, or a kid getting into his uncle’s heroin stash.
originally posted by: Ahabstar
a reply to: toysforadults
It’s a social issue because children miss out on a long tradition due to the sociopaths and what not out there today. So they will not have those experiences that we had. Meaning even if there was future return to normalcy their descendants still won’t experience it. A fundamental shared experience forever gone.
originally posted by: toysforadults
what is this a social issue or some kind of weird nostalgia of the 1950's?
originally posted by: OccamsRazor04
I am just saying it used to be such a fun time as a kid...
originally posted by: dogstar23
a reply to: JAGStorm
I believe you, but it hasn't changed much by me. Except that the weather has been crappy for probably 20 of the past 25 years. It used to be nice most years. Exceot the one time it snowed, which its going to do tomorrow here