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Bubba is glad you axed,
It gives him a chance to put out some publick service type info for the safety and welfare of kids (of all ages) everywhere.
You didn't say how old you was, so Bubba is gonna take a shot at assumin' you are under 40 and are a bit confused about the custom for kids over the age of 12.
But some of this is good for any age, so hang onto yer mask.
A word of advice to newcomers -
In mostly rural Southside, if you live in anything that even remotely resembles a neighborhood be advised kids are gonna be trucked in by the score. So you better stock up ahead on the good stuff.
New or old, if you are going to or giving, a halloween party, the advice below might come in handy.
- Bad Halloween party ideas -
·Bobbing for Bacon
·Trick or Beer
·Pin the tail on the neighbor
·Flashlight tag - with highway flares.
·Hot potato - with twice baked potatoes
·Boiling water balloon toss
·Red Light - Green Light
- Bad Costume ideas -
·Any costume what needs 2 people.
·Any politician who has been impeached
·Any Superhero more than 5 years out of date.
·ANY Spice Girl - EVER
·Anything that requires your mother's best dress
·Anything requiring spandex
·Any costume requiring removal to use the outhouse
·Anything utilizing appliance boxes
·Tinman costume with no joints.
·Anything that requires you to have more agility than an olympic gymnast to get into or out of is a bad idea
·Anything requiring you to wear a sign around your neck explaining it, so people "get it" - ain't gonna be funny.
·Anything that may cause nightmares, bed wetting or extensive therapy in children over the age of 12 is a bad idea.
·Anything that may require you to produce proper ID and/or Dr's release papers when questioned by the local police.
·Costumes with parts obtained only from the local dumpster
·Anything flamable is a poor choice.
·Anything that may encourage an entourage of neighborhood dogs.
·Anything that will leave trace odors or colors for more than 48 hours.
Avoid the costumes above and you might be alright.
- What NOT to offer Trick or Treaters -
(Or treats that will get you a trick)
This advice comes from real kids. (Maybe)
Kids want candy. Real candy. Not the ripoff fake brand name stuff.
Here are a few others that will be sure to be big NON-hits.
·Any "Health Food"
·Happy Meal toys
·Hard boiled eggs
Hope this helps,
Dear Head Punkin,
Bubba ain't quite whatcha call smartistic himself, so in an effort to keep you from
carvin' yerself into a mess, he went out on the Internet and swiped a few pics of Jack-o-Lanterns for you to get some idee's from.
That's all for this month.
If you have a question burnin' a hole in yer noggin, Bubba can help.
Just E-Mail Bubba
Disclaimer: Use of the Bogus advice above is probably foolish.
PS: If you are the rightful owner of any of the Jack-o-lantern pictures above, let us know and we will either remove them or give credit where it is due.
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