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Why Halloween is Evil

November 1st, 2013, 8:08 am

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November 1st, 2013, 10:13 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnBest partDoes the EU still allow such things?
 
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November 1st, 2013, 11:08 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnBest partDoes the EU still allow such things?No, but hey we're pagans!
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November 1st, 2013, 11:11 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnBest partDoes the EU still allow such things?think of all the greenhouse gases !
 
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November 1st, 2013, 11:33 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnBest partDoes the EU still allow such things?think of all the greenhouse gases !Just doing their duty to combat global cooling!
 
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November 1st, 2013, 11:41 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnBest partDoes the EU still allow such things?think of all the greenhouse gases !Just doing their duty to combat global cooling!Yeah, we are doing our best to keep everything on an even keel. Someone has to do it.
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262537412640768743.999999999999250072597198185688879353856337336990862707537410378210647910118607313

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Why Halloween is Evil

November 2nd, 2013, 10:06 am

just don't go to the mall in your costume
 
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October 30th, 2015, 11:01 am

QuoteDuring the dark hours of Halloween Eve, adults on Inis Mór, the largest of the Aran Islands, simply aren?t themselves. No one goes out until about 9 p.m. Then, as the pubs fill slowly, a visitor feels overwhelmed by the complete silence. To preserve their disguises, no one speaks a word. Drink orders are given to the barman on hand-written scraps of paper, and regular Guinness drinkers order gin and tonics to create confusion about their identities. People even drink through straws to avoid lifting up their masks. The silence, broken only by the ticking of the clock, is odd and a bit disturbing. My husband and I have enjoyed this strange rite on Inis Mor (Inishmore) twice, first as observers and then as participants, with our own straw costumes. It?s more fun to actually take part than to just watch. Many of the island?s residents begin planning elaborate costumes months in advance, and spent considerable time and effort making them. Generally, homemade costumes are the most prized and respected. But if you prefer, you can buy ready-made rubber masks of Ronald Regan, Bill Clinton, the Pope and Queen Elizabeth, among others, in a small shop on the westward point of the island. Outsiders are welcomed in the pubs during the evening. In fact, small groups of people often come out from Galway to take part. At midnight, the silence lifts, and everyone collects in the island?s Big Hall for a Halloween dance where prizes are given for the best costumes.
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

October 7th, 2016, 2:38 pm

if you were planning to pay homage to islam this halloween, you may have missed the boat (like the unicorns!)
Amazon pulls ‘sexy burka’ party outfit after massive backlash
the mohammedans were upset
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

October 7th, 2016, 5:33 pm

What's up with the 'creepy clowns'? 

Locally,
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/repo ... lowns.html
 
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

October 7th, 2016, 5:44 pm

What's up with the 'creepy clowns'? 

Locally,
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/repo ... lowns.html
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

October 7th, 2016, 6:45 pm

 When I was a kid back in the old county the following

Snap apple
Barnbrack
Anti-fairy measures
Shaving the friar
Bonfire (my favourite), nothing like cleansing the evil spirits
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

October 7th, 2016, 10:23 pm

 When I was a kid back in the old county the following

Snap apple
I had to google that, like bobbing for apples except the apples are hanging on a string
Barnbrack
google again: a kind of soft, spicy bread containing dried fruit, originating in Ireland where it is traditionally eaten at Halloween.
Anti-fairy measures
did they work?
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Shaving the friar
>> A pile of ash was put down in the shape of a cone with a piece of wood sticking out of the top.
>>Then each player takes turns trying to digger the largest amount of ash without the pile collapsing.
Bonfire (my favourite), nothing like cleansing the evil spirits[/quote]
 
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October 7th, 2016, 10:35 pm

Snap apple was great fun
http://thetravelerscollection.com/blog/ ... 9x8552.jpg
These days barmbrack is tea cake. Delicious.

"Barmbrack is a traditional Irish cake eaten on holidays. After pouring into the prepared pan, it is tradition to add objects to the barmbrack which symbolize certain things for the person who receives each in their slice. Thoroughly clean objects before adding them to the barmbrack. These objects can be pressed into the bottom of the loaf after baking instead: coin-wealth or good fortune; ring-will marry within the year; bean-poverty; pea-will not marry within the year; matchstick-unhappy marriage; thimble-single for life."

In Ireland fairies can be bean shis.
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