TBT: The 21 Things Every Kid Hated About Halloween Growing Up

TBT: The 21 Things Every Kid Hated About Halloween Growing Up
LOL Lists
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

It’s officially October, and you know what that means: Halloween is coming!  Halloween — the classic American holiday when we dress up like idiots running around from door to door, asking complete strangers for candy — was a major part of most of our childhoods.

But as much as we loved Halloween growing up, there were plenty of things we didn’t like, too! Whether it was our parents’ rules, our unfriendly neighbors or the costumes we chose, we always found something to complain about on what should have been the happiest day of the year.

Here are 20 things we hated about Halloween as a kid:

When you came across that one house that gave out apples

tumblr_mexnor5gpU1rbe9qf

When your parents would take away some of your candy

give-it-to-me-gif

When the older kids would throw eggs at you

5124

When your parents made you take 100 pictures in your costume

tumblr_m3eoae8gHe1r9cpuco1_r4_500

When your parents insisted on coming trick-or-treating with you

im-not-a-regular-mom-im-a-cool-mom-gif

 When you got sick from eating too much candy too fast

cotton-candy-backwards

When you saw someone wearing the same costume as you

tumblr_lvt1jt0tMw1qcsp5b

When your parents made you take your awkward cousin trick-or-treating with you

Itisntfair_zpsa0fb34f8

When your friends made you watch scary movies

80871-Supernatural-Dean-looks-around-oYV5

When it would rain and you couldn’t go trick-or-treating

tumblr_mdakssjp5l1rcgj5wo1_500

When you rang a neighbor’s doorbell and got attacked by their dog

funny-gif-lol-halloween-trick-or-treat-batman-boy-child

When you rang a doorbell and they ran out of candy

nooooo

When you were convinced your creepy neighbor was actually a witch

Dance-hocus-pocus-26379964-456-260

 

When your parents bought you the most embarrassing costumes

christmas-holiday-movie-gifs-4

When you couldn’t eat candy that year because you had braces

Katy-Gif

When you had to be home early because your friend had a curfew

tumblr_mm3fjgMCXS1rcy99do1_500

When your bag of candy broke and you lost everything

17

When people didn’t answer their doors

tumblr_inline_mn9syn4tCh1qz4rgp

When your friends made fun of you for being scared of a haunted house

Shut-up

When you didn’t know how much to take when someone just left a candy bowl outside

1314468996323

When no one came trick-or-treating at your house

cute-sad

Bonus:

When you were scared to go trick-or-treating because you thought you’d see more dead people everywhere

rE6mrU1

What? Just Haley Joel Osment?

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Tyler Gildin

Tyler Gildin is an NYC-based Stand Up Comedian and the Creative Director at Elite Daily. He is a Television Radio Film graduate from Syracuse University and performs at clubs and colleges all over the country. He’s been written up and interviewed in publications including Newsday, CBS New York, AOL Patch and SiriusXM Mad Dog Radio. He once forgot to wear his underwear to school in 4th grade, and his mom came and brought them for him in a manila envelope. His teacher opened it in front of the class.

More In LOL Lists

LOL Lists Connor Toole

16 Instagram Filters That Would Actually Be Useful

Wednesday was the fourth anniversary of the first photo ever uploaded to Instagram, and over the past few years, the app has proved just how much a company can profit from latching onto the coveted “narcissist” demographic. There are a number of reasons how Instagram managed to become the premier place to share your boring […]

LOL Lists Connor Toole

30 Crazy Nightlife Photos That Prove The Irish Party Way Harder Than Anyone

“Nightlife” is basically a fancy term for “a series of progressively sloppy social interactions and irresponsible decisions that you’ll likely regret in the morning,” but that doesn’t stop people from going out, getting drunk and eventually doing embarrassing things. While late night shenanigans have always been a part of life, they’re much easier to document […]

LOL Lists Lauren Martin

TBT: The Very Best Elaine Moments From ‘Seinfeld’

“Seinfeld” may have been “before our time” but that doesn’t mean we don’t watch it like it’s still the funniest running show on television. “Pure genius,” is how many have come to describe the dry humor of Larry David’s iconic “show about nothing.” However, where its genius really lies is in the quirky nature of […]

LOL Lists Tyler Gildin

14 Things You’re Guaranteed To See At Summer Camp Visiting Day

The next two weekends, summer camps across the country will be flooded with parents anxiously running towards their children as if they haven’t seen them since last Hanukkah. While it may have only been three or four weeks since these parents last saw their precious bundles of joy, camp Visiting Day is a day filled […]

Also On Elite

LOL Lists

The 10 Step Guide: How To Be A Cool Stoner Chick

Contrary to what women sometimes believe, there are most definitely tiers of hot. There are certain types of hot for certain types of men, the same way there’s Brad Pitt for some women and Javier Bardem for others. It’s all about taste and personal preference. However, as an insightful stoner once told me, “there is […]

World

Black Student President Is Forced To Resign For Making Fun Of White Students

The first black female student body president of a New Jersey prep school was forced to resign for making fun of the rich white people that run it. Buzzfeed reports that Maya Peterson, who graduated in June, posted a picture to her Instagram last March dressed as the average student of Lawrenceville School, the most […]

World

Father Uses Special Stroller So Quadriplegic Son Can Climb A Mountain For The First Time

James Geier’s son Jonah, 20, has cerebral palsy and is a quadriplegic. A dedicated father, James stops at nothing to take Jonah all across the United States to see various landscapes in his one-wheeled carrier. The US Department of Interior posted a photo on Instagram of James and Jonah near Delicate Arch in Utah’s Arches National Park, and it […]