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

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

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When your parents would take away some of your candy

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When the older kids would throw eggs at you

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When your parents made you take 100 pictures in your costume

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

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 When you got sick from eating too much candy too fast

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When you saw someone wearing the same costume as you

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

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When your friends made you watch scary movies

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

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

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When you rang a doorbell and they ran out of candy

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When you were convinced your creepy neighbor was actually a witch

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When your parents bought you the most embarrassing costumes

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

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

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When your bag of candy broke and you lost everything

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When people didn’t answer their doors

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

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

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

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Bonus:

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

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Tyler Gildin

Tyler Gildin is an NYC-based Stand Up Comedian and the Humor Editor 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.

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