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Old 10-10-2007, 10:52 AM   #11
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I had the kids do this a week ago, it was pretty fun watching them run after setting it on the porch.

Of course my daughter has to tell them later that it was her. Girls can never keep their mouths shut! haha
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Old 10-10-2007, 11:25 AM   #12
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My little one was out there with me delivering the gifts and had fun with it. He'd run after setting it on the front door steps. We're going to take a drive to see how many homes have been booed so far.
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This is really a neat idea Dina! We can't afford to do it for Halloween, but maybe by Christmas we could do something similar. Thanks!

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Old 10-10-2007, 05:59 PM   #14
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Our area calls it "ghosting" and we have signs to put on your door so no gets double. Your mission (should you choose to accept it) is to "ghost" others who haven't been "ghosted" yet. It really spreads the goodwill all over without spending a lot of money. I've received holiday napkins, candles, clings, flashlights you name it. When it is my turn I go to Dollar Tree or Factory Card Outlet who have inexpensive things for all the holidays. I try to spend around $5-6 on each house. It's fun to see what people will give!
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Old 10-10-2007, 06:32 PM   #15
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Cool jabbur! We keep a sign on our door when we've been booed so we don't get doubles again. I've only seen about 3 signs up today. Hopefully, more neighbors will get into this.
Barbara,
I would like to get this started for Christmas. I think it would be a nicer idea for the holidays. What do you suggest for the sign to read? How about "You've Been Snowed On!"? (although it doesn't snow down here...lol).
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No names are coming to me yet, Dina, but I will give it some thought! I guess one of the biggest considerations for the Christmas one is if all your neighbors celebrate Christmas. I know ours do, so we can include Christmas in the name. Otherwise a name with "holiday" or "winter" would work.

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Old 10-10-2007, 08:04 PM   #17
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We did this at school one year. It was a lot of fun. Once you were booed you hung a pictured of the ghost (included in your treats) on your classroom door.
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That's cool to do this in schools too Elaine.

Right about various celebrations Barb. I would give the treats to someone I know celebrates Christmas. Let's keep brainstorming.
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The sign could be shaped like a Christmas tree and could say something like "You've been decorated!" LOL

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Old 10-11-2007, 12:05 AM   #20
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Our neighborhood does it at Christmas too but we call it elfing as in YOU"VE BEEN ELFED! with a picture of one of Santa's helpers. Same rules apply.
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