Friday, June 15, 2018

Begging For Candy


11 comments:

Jay's Shadow said...

Me and my cousin used a garbage bag.

Rot said...

as a man who has handed out candy for so many years, I've observed a great shift in the way kids collect their candy. Small plastic pumpkins with handles (and no volume) and PLASTIC SUPERMARKET bags! small thin ones...flimsy things. Makes NO SENSE.

and I wonder if today's kids just don't see the thrill in piles of free candy as they probably have such easy access to all candy whenever they want it. Not to mention the variety available to them.

I just know candy was MAGIC to me as a kid. And to fill a pillowcase with it was JOY in a cloth sack.

girl6 said...

kids have SO much of everything.
even the tiny ones are SO suave..like they're all working on their dissertations at age five. free candy & booty sacks must seem so primitive to them. hahaha

Pumpkin5 said...

I always liked to get the trick or treat bag with a flying witch on front. I get so annoyed at parents that give their kids a flimsy grocery bag too. Also, they don't even care if their kids are dressed up or not, they don't help them at all. Most parents suck these days.....

Jay's Shadow said...

yeah, I remember our bags were heavy with candy, and we were excited when we would dump our haul on the dining room table.

All of that sugar gold.......... :)

Rot said...

I wasn't thinking that parents give their kids those bags...
so I guess i'm referring to the older kids who SHOULD know better who show up holding tiny flimsy bags.. though I do now recall many a tiny child with parents waiting at the edge of the porch carrying flimsy bags... So i'm going to totally blame the parents on this one!

Sara said...

Funny, out here the trick or treaters may be fewer but I’ve actually never seen ONE with a grocery bag! Sure, the plastic pumpkins are popular, or the strange looking buckets made to look like characters. But I’ve never seen a kid with a last minute bag. There was one time years ago where a teenager came to my door with sunglasses on, a stick he picked up off the street and a ....pillow case. He said “gimme candy!! I’m blind!!” Lol.

Rot said...

ha...that's really funny...and unique

the flimsy bags...makes NO SENSE.

it's the bag of a person who doesn't take candy, NOR HALLOWEEN!!, seriously!

haha

and while we're talking about kids and candy and bags.... i must confess a great loathing for something else I've witnessed over the years...an epidemic of sorts as it's growing and growing in popularity: a kid coming up and saying TRICK OR TREAT and their hands are holding their bag ....SHUT! It's actually difficult to maneuver candy in there.
Like i have to stuff it in past their hands and hope it doesn't slide down the outside of the bag...which happens A LOT each Halloween.

WHO'S TEACHING THESE KIDs?!?!? haha

VenomStorm said...

I get high schoolers who come with backpacks strapped to their chests. Not sure how I feel i like it because it feels off. Like a backpack is too normal to stuff things in, so the magic is lost.

Sara said...

Ok, that’s bizarre!!! Unfortunately schools are doing away with it all and so kids aren’t really even discussing how to ToT and they aren’t really exposed to it much. Parents tend to be checked out Halloween night and they probably send little Jimmy up to the door alone with no practice.
But Uhm...you’re dressed as Michael Myers so maybe they’re scared? Lol otherwise that’s just weird...

Rot said...

ha..i don't do the Myers thing any longer!