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Old 10-31-2018, 08:18 PM   #1
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Talking Trade In Your Unwanted Halloween Candy ...

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I found this article on TheKitchn :

https://www.thekitchn.com/reeses-hal...mpaign=managed

Is this for real? I think this is hysterical!!
Drop in the candy that you got in your Halloween Treat bag that you don't care for into this special vending machine and get a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup in return

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Old 10-31-2018, 08:48 PM   #2
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Here we can't get enough.

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https://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/108...-for-halloween
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Old 11-01-2018, 01:07 AM   #3
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I have some leftover Halloween candy and gosh durnit, I'm going to keep it.
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Old 11-01-2018, 01:53 AM   #4
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Holy Hannah! I guess I shouldn't be complaining about our nearly-400 kids. Went through 500 pieces of candy and bags of pretzels this year.

I bought a bag of Reese's peanut butter cups all for myself. "Trick or Treat"!
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That's brilliant marketing.

We don't get enough trick or treaters here to bother getting candy for them.
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Old 11-01-2018, 07:49 AM   #6
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We got a bag of 150 candies and SO tells me we have 20 left. Let me do the math for you. 130.
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Old 11-01-2018, 04:53 PM   #8
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Went and babysat grandkids last night, they went out in a group of 15. They had a pile of stuff. Even got fruit.

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Went and babysat grandkids last night, they went out in a group of 15. They had a pile of stuff. Even got fruit.

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I thought people stopped giving fruit as treats when rumors of razor blades in apples became widespread. Maybe that was just in the States?
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Old 11-01-2018, 06:01 PM   #10
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That's CRAZY talk... unwanted candy.
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I thought people stopped giving fruit as treats when rumors of razor blades in apples became widespread. Maybe that was just in the States?
My son lives in a new development where everyone knows everyone. They are all young folk. I'd trust them as well.

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Yup
I found this article on TheKitchn :

https://www.thekitchn.com/reeses-hal...mpaign=managed

Is this for real? I think this is hysterical!!
Drop in the candy that you got in your Halloween Treat bag that you don't care for into this special vending machine and get a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup in return

I was thinkin' that this candy converter was more meant
for the candies the kiddos got after going out Trick-o-Treating ...
ya know, the candy rejects
... like some of the Allergy free candies we had ... Smarties, Sweet Tarts
I asked each group of kids if anyone had allergies, only 2 out of over 100!
Next year I think I'll have just a small amount of Skittles separated out for them. At least those are more tolerable.
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Old 11-01-2018, 08:06 PM   #13
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There's a thing here that people put out teal colored pumpkins to show that the house only gives out nut-free candy.

Natural selection run amok.
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I was thinkin' that this candy converter was more meant
for the candies the kiddos got after going out Trick-o-Treating ...
ya know, the candy rejects
... like some of the Allergy free candies we had ... Smarties, Sweet Tarts
I asked each group of kids if anyone had allergies, only 2 out of over 100!
Next year I think I'll have just a small amount of Skittles separated out for them. At least those are more tolerable.
Hey, I like Sweet Tarts!

I got the same impression. I sure would trade in crappy filling pullers for Reese's
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There's a thing here that people put out teal colored pumpkins to show that the house only gives out nut-free candy.

Natural selection run amok.

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I had this bowl filled up twice during the course of the night,
with only two visitors that really needed it, I told all the
other kids, just go for it.
I think it was better to have two bowls of candy though.
We did have some larger groups.
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