Halloween Countdown - (UPDATED - 2010 Starts pg. 3)

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Halloween Countdown - (UPDATED - 2010 Starts pg. 3)

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I get over-excited whenever one of my favourite holidays comes around the corner. For some reason, I'm really, really excited this year than most. In any event, here is where you can discuss your Halloween plans, or preperations for the special day.
I still haven't decided on my costume. It gets kind of cold in Canada on Halloween, so I can't go as Rena Ryuguu from Higurashi, or Yuno Gasai from Mirai Nikki . I had a great idea as to what I was going to be yesterday...then I lost it.
Oh, and I can't wait to go shopping for a pumpkin! :D
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I'll probably spend the night watching horror movies with my friends like every other year. Unless I get dragged off to some party somewhere.
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Okay, I think I have a good idea on what I'm going to be this year. I'll have three different costumes: One for a party, one for school, and one for Halloween. I've come up with the crazy idea to go as Vera Claythorne (c'mon, we all have a particular character from a book or movie we want to go as even if not everyone will know who that character is; I went as Mrs. Lovett last year and not many people in my neighbourhood knew who I was). It was an idea I brushed off at first, but what the heck, there's no harm in doing it. It'll be a relatively simple costume; just as a 1930's secretary. A morbid part of me wants to throw in some sort of special effect that makes my neck look broken, maybe even go with a noose around my neck and put on make-up to make my eyes look sunken and hollow to emphasize that my character is dead. The only problem is, not that many people would get it.

I think I have figured out how to pull off Yuno. But first, here are a few pictures of her:

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So any-hoo, I have the pink wig. It isn't the exact same style, but similar to it. I have a jean skirt that I could wear with an ordinary top and have a jean jacket go with it. I also want to wear a t-shirt that says "Yuki-kun" in red over and over, but again, who would get it? I am probably the most morbid teenager in my province (or perhaps in all of Canada).

My third costume is basically this Mother Nature-type costume. The dress was just too gorgeous for me to resist not buying it. However, I would like to do something more with it. My mom suggested a fairy, but I'm not sure. What do you think?
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I rarely go out for Hallowe'en. I just never liked it much. My parents let me go one time, and I didn't like it too much. (i.e. My two older sisters were too scared to get candy, so they'd send me in their place, and I'd keep getting scared by the people who were just waiting for a chance to do so.) I haven't gone since that day, and I'm one of the only people I know who don't dress up in costumes to school come Hallowe'en.

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Don't think you're alone go_leafs, I won't be doing a deal either. Probably just staying at home, another normal night for me pretty much. Halloween isn't half a big a deal here in the UK as it is over in the US and Canada.

Anyway, I'll probably just be watching Halloween and maybe some other horror movies.

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I have my Vera Claythorne costume together pretty good. Also, we might shop for a pumpkin today! 8)
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I'm taking vballgirl to a pumpkin farm in Indiana... we don't leave for an hour, but I'll be back late tonight...
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Trick or Treating isn't my thing. But I still have my Reverend Green costume.

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I have never NOT done anything for Halloween! I love it! As a child, I went trick or treating around our neighborhood religeously. 100 houses in a couple hours. Loads of candy. When I was older, I used to have Halloween parties where we would transform our basement into a haunted maze. When I moved to NY, I started marching in the Halloween Parade. So much fun! This year, though, I'm going back home to Illinois to deck out my parents' house one more time. I miss the small town Halloween atmosphere. My goal this year is to make lots of small children cry. Hehehe...

This year, I'm going to be a psycho Prince Charming. I bought the outfit online (usually I make my own). In addition, I'm going to be carrying around the decapitated head of Cinderella (and maybe a couple mice to throw into the mix.) I can't decide, though, if I should spear a bloody sword through her head or just carry it with a bloody dagger. Choices choices...
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Adam106 wrote:Don't think you're alone go_leafs, I won't be doing a deal either. Probably just staying at home, another normal night for me pretty much. Halloween isn't half a big a deal here in the UK as it is over in the US and Canada.

Anyway, I'll probably just be watching Halloween and maybe some other horror movies.
Same here...Halloween isn't a big deal in UK, when I was a kid you always got a lot of kids out trick or treating...but I haven't seen any out for years.

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For my drama class back in '07, we had to put on one of those terrible "house of horrors" for the entire school. Before that, we put on random skits. I was the Zodiac Killer in the house of horrors, and "stole" (a.k.a. borrowed) vestments from the church for my role. I was told to come up with a superhero on the spot with three or four others. We came up with The Pope (me), largely a spoof of Batman, with the Popemobile and the Pope-Signal (a cross). That was the most I've done for Hallowe'en, really. I'll probably skip school when we have our "dress in costumes" day. I'm always the topic of jokes for not showing up in some sort of costume.
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Today in Phys Ed, I was paired up with these two girls (who are very nice, but we don't talk too often because they're only in the one class with me) for a project where we come up with next week's activity. When we were done, we were talking about what we would be for Halloween. When I was asked, I tried explaining about Yuno in the best way I could because I didn't think they had read the manga. And, well, they probably think I'm a psychopath now. Basically, it went like this:
Me: I'm going to be a manga character for Halloween. *pause* Her name's Yuno. And, um...she's kind of the nutso girl in the manga.
Girl 1: So she's the girl who's nuts?
Me: Yeah, she's really, really nuts. At one part, she kidnaps her boyfriend and turns him into her sex slave.
*girls find this hilarious*
Me: And then when his friends come to rescue him, she tries to drown them in wet cement. Yeah, she's just...really bizarre.

I considered telling them about how Yuno kills her parents and carries their heads around with her, but I decided against it.
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My Halloween costume this year is Son Goku from Dragonball. I bought the orange costume, but replaced the belt with a fake one (it is really attached using velcro in the back and the knot and ends are all different pieces. The head is made out of cardboard boxes and old magazines covered in felt. The ‘fireball’ is a Hoberman Sphere with Christmas lights attached to a thick elastic band so that it can spin.

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I have spent the last 48 hours making my costume, lol. I am never ever satisfied with store bought costumes, so I decided to really take the time to make a sturdy and very nice costume this year. I hope to be done tomorrow! Pictures to come :D
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I don't think I'll be doing anything special.. I expect I'll just settle down for a quiet, pleasant evening watching my DVD of Clue: The Movie, unless I get that PS1 Clock Tower game early, in which case I'll play that..

EDIT: Oh, that's right - there's a postal strike on, so I won't be able to get that game now.
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I'm going as Clark Kent becoming Superman. I bought a Superman T-Shirt
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Some glasses

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And I'll wear a white button down with a tie, opened slightly, with some dress pants and shoes. It looks pretty good all together.

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Post by go_leafs_nation »

The annual Hallowe'en gross out has arrived in the form of Saw VI. Geez, will they never end this perpetual spewing out of senseless gore?
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Eh, I'm not a Saw fan, but there is an actual complex storyline beneath the blood.
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So I've heard, but I haven't had the patience to sit through more than ten minutes of Saw II to decipher it.
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