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"Halloween" defined [Nov. 1st, 2010|09:23 pm]
When is "Halloween"? When does Halloween really begin?

I've come to realize that there's a sliding scale:
Kid6:00pm 10/31, when your parents let you start trick-or-treating
Teenager9:00pm 10/31, when the party starts
Adult8:00am 10/31, when you need to start preparing for the day
Stores10/1, as soon as it's October and no longer "back to school"
Fabric StoresJuly.

[User Picture]From: donkeyears
2010-11-02 11:16 am (UTC)
You forgot one, Furry November first 00:01
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[User Picture]From: faolruadh
2010-11-02 10:14 pm (UTC)
In my area, stores started to put out Halloween decorations in late August. Christmas decorations began to arrive in mid-October; candy and costumes were already discounted during the week before October 31st.
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