It's that time of the year again, Halloween is fast approaching and children/candy hungry teenagers will be roaming the streets banging on your front door for chips, bars and candy. Personally, I feel I'm too old to go out for Halloween, I'd rather go to a party or buy food I actually want, for 50%-75% of the food I get on Halloween is of the variety I dislike. Last year, I stayed home and had a few friends over and we played a few tricks of our own on the unsuspecting trick or treaters. I'll share our experiences and hopefully it'll make your halloween funner and more exciting. Last year we played alot of gags on the Trick or Treaters, and this year I have a few more ideas to inflict on the candy-begging fools. *evil laugh*. Here's some ideas if you're answering the door and giving out the food. 1) Traditonal Style - Dress up like a scarecrow and sit in a chair on your front step with candy in your lap. Make sure you look inanimate. Have a sign on the bowl saying "one per person". You can do this two ways: 1) jump up all of a sudden and run after kids who took more than one candy, or 2) just do it at anytime and scare the living daylights out of the kids. 2) Have 3 people dress up in black suits with sunglasses so that you look like FBI agents. Have toy guns that look like real guns. When the child comes up to your door, tap your ear (so that it looks like you have an earpiece) and say "we have a hostile suspect" or something that makes him nervous. Have your other 2 friends come up from both sides of the house and run at the kid saying "hands in the air!" and "down on the ground!" with toy guns drawn. Then take his bag of candy saying it contained a threat to national security. 3) When a multitude of children come to your door, favor one child over the others by giving him/her more candy than the others. 4) Have two bowls; one labeled "Good Candy" and the other "Poison Candy". Make sure the labels are readable to the trick or treater. Have both bowls in both hands and make it look like your making a decision by weighing them in your hands. Look at the kid and shake your head and give him some candy from the poison bowl and the good bowl. If he understands and thinks you've given him poison candy he may not want to eat his candy when he gets home in fear of getting sick. 5) When they say "trick or treat" say "yes please" and reach into their bag and take some candy then slam the door in their face. 6) Give out condiments like honey and ketchup packets instead of candy. 7) Take a Mr. Freezy/Flavoured Icicle Pop which isn't melted, and put a paper clip through it. With enough jostling in the bag while the kid is walking, the juice inside will come lose and make everything sticky. 8) Pull a Simon Cowell: Insult some costumes and compliment others when children come in groups. *Insert cynical laugh*. It's all about traumatizing the young children and having a good time at the same time. Have fun! . P.S: I can be a b*stard at times.