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    Yeah we are against it. Our school unfortunately holds a Halloween disco every year as a major fundraiser but our kids don't go.

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    I love a celebration that gets my kids excited and makes them happy. We get dressed up and go trick or treating every year. The kids have a ball.

    It's not American.

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    I'm not into it. I like dress ups, but Halloween isn't my thing.
    I won't be giving any lollies if any door knockers. I haven't had any since we've lived here anyways.
    I won't be allowing my son to go out and about to trick or treat.

    I don't care what others do though. That's their choice if want to join in or not


    Single mummy to a wonderful DS (Born 11/12/2008)

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    My parents never got into it and neither have I. I'm not against it as such, just have never done it.

    A fair few of ds1s friends from school participate and ds2s daycare is having a dress up day next week for it.

    Halloween does seem to be gaining in popularity here. But, we won't be participating. We've never had anyone knock on our door for it.

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    I love Halloween.To me,it about getting dressed up (gosh I LOVE dressing up!) and kids having fun!I live in a secure complex so I put a note in everyones letterbox saying we will be trick or treating and if they wish to participate,leave your front light on,otherwise we will leave you alone. I wouldn't trick or treat in the street to random people though. I think its just an excuse for kids to have fun and eat some junk,and I don't see the harm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trusty Chords View Post
    You know what is weird to me as well. People in this country (I'm not saying everyone.) Love to bash American culture. Even though Halloween is not derivative from Americans it has been popularised by America and that seems to make some Aussie patriots really bloody flamin' angry... We generally would never bash other cultures so openly for fear of the racism card so much as Americans. It's like just because it's America we have a clause that says hating their culture and traditions is ok and not racist. Bizarre?
    The United States of America is a country, not a race of people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by threechooks View Post
    The United States of America is a country, not a race of people.
    I didn't say they were a race or that it was racist to hate american culture. I just said people dont call the racism card on hating American culture. Many people would call the racism card if I said I hated muslims but muslims are not a race either. I was making the example they parallel so diferently.

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    I think it's fun, we always buy some lollies to give out. Last year we had some really cute kids dressed up from the wizard of oz. they were having a fun night, they were so excited with the lollies we gave out.

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    I'm catholic.,and no I don't condemn all and hate...thanks Facebook. But disagree with Halloween, just think un Aussie. Every year I spend loads on lollies , I would hate to have a little cherub come to no lollies. But my beliefs, my kids can trick or treat, but I can't go. I fell so strong against...but yes do lollies. To me it is me going ....probably sound weird.
    Kids are going again .....and happy for them. Call me a hypocrite "..sorry been on BH too long expect it. I have spoken to all my neighbours and all great. Bring it...

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    Not a fan. We don't participate in away.


 

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