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    This will not end well.

    Nothing good will come of this.

    http://www.valleynewslive.com/story/...alloween-candy

    Well some good will come of it. After her house is TP'd and egged and ding dong ditched with flaming bags of dog crap, she may learn to get off her high horse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    After her house is TP'd and egged and ding dong ditched with flaming bags of dog crap....
    ...sounds like a happy ending to me.
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    Even Mrs. A is handing out real stinkin' candy. Now, she might not give it to anyone under 5 and have the parents eat it instead, and she can't eat it herself and won' let the kids eat it, buuut...
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    That's almost as bad as giving out Mounds and Almond Joys. Blech!
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    That's almost as bad as giving out Mounds and Almond Joys. Blech!
    ... I like them! Send them to me!
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    I feel really sorry for kids...what happened to all the good times?

    I hate self-appointed "guardians" of anything.

    I would make a comment about the current occupants of the WH (which would fit in with that this woman is doing) but I don't want this thread transferred, edited, moved or locked.
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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    word.
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    Handing out letters? Was her name Vanna?

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    Quote Originally Posted by eja_ bottecchia View Post

    I would make a comment about the current occupants of the WH (which would fit in with that this woman is doing) but I don't want this thread transferred, edited, moved or locked.
    ....not to worry, there's already a thread on this topic in the P+R.
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    I could see if she wanted to hand out the letter to every kid to make her point; kind of like the people who give out apples because they think sugar causes cavities. But to only give the letter to kids she deems as obese? How can she think this is a good idea?
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    She should pass out ammo instead.
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    how can a kid be fat? when i was a kid i ran 24/7 .

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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    That's almost as bad as giving out Mounds and Almond Joys. Blech!

    I have my bags of KitKats and Almond Joys. SWMBO has told me to give out the Almond Joys first, so that if any candy is left over, it is the kind she likes.
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    She could hand out pennies or pencils instead of candy. I got many pennies when I was a child. Pennies were 95% copper back then, too.
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    Not sure what we are giving out. I buy the good stuff and in vast quantities. SWMBO buys mid range in smaller sizes.
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    I got one bag of bags of chocolate-covered pretzels and one bag of pb cups/almond joys/and a few others. At least I will enjoy the leftovers.

    Also, it is our first Halloween in the new neighborhood, so I have no idea what to expect.
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    Well, now what happens when one of the kids she thinks is "moderately obese" takes that letter home to mom and dad and they read it? Well I can just see this being a story on one or more of the cable news networks, "Woman who gave out fat letters on Halloween beat by trick or treaters parents on her front lawn".
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Not sure what we are giving out. I buy the good stuff and in vast quantities.
    Same here. If there's going to be candy left over it has to be something I like.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cg_bstone View Post
    She could hand out pennies or pencils instead of candy.
    Or tooth brushes.
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    Here's the reaction:

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    This sounds like an urban legend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Not sure what we are giving out. I buy the good stuff and in vast quantities. SWMBO buys mid range in smaller sizes.
    yes. but you are supposed to give the sweeties to the little urchins, monsters and ghouls and not eat it all yourself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cg_bstone View Post
    She could hand out pennies or pencils instead of candy.
    Or celery.

    Celery, nature's toothbrush for your colon. NSFW.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
    She should pass out ammo instead.
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    Or she could just stay late at work and not have to worry about being home for the kids.

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