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Old 11-01-2013, 03:14 PM   #1
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Help Me With My Problem.

I've lived at my current location for 20+ years.

In all that time I've never had a Trick or Treater come to my door.

Yet every year I buy a boatload of full sized candy bars just in case I get one.

Guess I don't want to be caught with my pants down if one shows up

If one ever does show up I'll be able to make there night in one stop. They'll get it all.

Now the problem is. No one showed up again this year. What do I do with all this candy?

I only buy the things I like because I know I'll have to get rid of it somehow.

I don't think my butt can take the overload this year.

Please Help!

As I write this my rear end gets bigger as I chow down on a Snickers bar.

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Old 11-01-2013, 03:36 PM   #2
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Give them to a food bank. Think how good and how thin you'll feel.


Next year, don't buy any candy and turn off your front porch light.
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Old 11-01-2013, 03:46 PM   #3
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Good ideas, Andy.
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Hmm. 20 years?? No candy for you! Agree with Andy.
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Old 11-01-2013, 03:55 PM   #5
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The food bank is a good idea and my butt will thank me.

But I don't think they'll make the drive.

I have no self control.


I don't think I can not buy next year. It's the old "What If."

What if one shows up? Making the trek down my driveway they deserve a "Treat". And I sure don't want a "Trick."

Maybe I should go to the neighbors houses and force it on them and there kids?

I don't think turning off the porch light would do much good because you don't really see it from the road.

Besides as a kid I never liked the houses with the lights out. I welcome Trick or Treaters but my location isn't conducive to them.

Guess It's my destiny to have a giant arse.
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Old 11-01-2013, 03:56 PM   #6
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Yep, that was my first thought, before I noticed that Andy got there first.
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Old 11-01-2013, 04:07 PM   #7
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The food bank is a good idea and my butt will thank me.

But I don't think they'll make the drive.

I have no self control.


I don't think I can not buy next year. It's the old "What If."

What if one shows up? Making the trek down my driveway they deserve a "Treat". And I sure don't want a "Trick."

Maybe I should go to the neighbors houses and force it on them and there kids?

I don't think turning off the porch light would do much good because you don't really see it from the road.

Besides as a kid I never liked the houses with the lights out. I welcome Trick or Treaters but my location isn't conducive to them.

Guess It's my destiny to have a giant arse.
Excuses, excuses! Sounds to me as if you don't really want to stop buying the candy
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Old 11-01-2013, 04:07 PM   #8
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Hmm. 20 years?? No candy for you! Agree with Andy.

No Candy for me???

Now that's just wrong.

It is Halloween after all and I'm just a big kid.

I can't not get any "just in case" and there are always new families moving into the "hood".

One never knows who will show up at there door.












The issue is being resolved as I munch on a Kit-Kat.

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Excuses, excuses! Sounds to me as if you don't really want to stop buying the candy

I think you're on to something there.
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The truth is in the answer to the following question:

Do you buy candy any other times during the year? If so, go directly to the Guilty Pleasures thread and post there. And don't try to kid us. We know all the tricks.
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The truth is in the answer to the following question:

Do you buy candy any other times during the year? If so, go directly to the Guilty Pleasures thread and post there. And don't try to kid us. We know all the tricks.

Actually I don't buy candy at other times of the year.

I will admit to the occasional Snickers bar if I stop at a convenience store.

But you might be correct about this belonging on the "Guilty Pleasures" thread.

But only once a year.

And really. Me kid?????
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Actually I don't buy candy at other times of the year.

I will admit to the occasional Snickers bar if I stop at a convenience store.

But you might be correct about this belonging on the "Guilty Pleasures" thread.

But only once a year.

And really. Me kid?????
What about February 15 - National Half-off Chocolate Day?
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Old 11-01-2013, 05:03 PM   #13
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Freeze it. Then it won't be readily available and in sight.
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The truth is in the answer to the following question:

Do you buy candy any other times during the year? If so, go directly to the Guilty Pleasures thread and post there. And don't try to kid us. We know all the tricks.
Yes, I do. And do not try to fool of me.

After I find of the DC Hidden Camera of my computer, I shall go straight to the Guilty Pleasures Board and speak of such things as SweetTarts and Butterfinger candy bars.

So!

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Old 11-01-2013, 05:13 PM   #15
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1. Set a bowl of candy on the front step.

2. Go out the back door and come around front.

3. See the bowl of candy from a new perspective. And it's all for You?!

4. Yes. Freeze them. Frozen Snickers are way better than regular. And you can't possibly eat them as fast.

5. Enjoy.
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What about February 15 - National Half-off Chocolate Day?

Never knew about National Half-off Chocolate Day.

But now that I do my butt is in trouble.

You're just plain mean to tell me that.


Pac, That's a good idea but even if it's out of sight I'll know it's there.

Those of us with low willpower can't resist.

Besides I love frozen Snickers bars.





The problem is getting smaller as a Dove Bar is consumed.
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1. Set a bowl of candy on the front step.

2. Go out the back door and come around front.

3. See the bowl of candy from a new perspective. And it's all for You?!

4. Yes. Freeze them. Frozen Snickers are way better than regular. And you can't possibly eat them as fast.

5. Enjoy.


I really, really like your thinking.



Cat, let me know when you find that camera.

As long as it doesn't get a picture of my butt growing I guess I'll be okay.
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Old 11-01-2013, 06:09 PM   #18
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I wish I could call a situation like that a 'problem'. I've got real problems to deal with in life...:LOL:...:)
I would just not buy any candy and just ignore them if they show up.
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Old 11-01-2013, 06:17 PM   #19
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I never have any trick or treaters in my building.

Every year I preheat the oven in case a nice plump one come to the door, just kidding my pretty mwahahaha!

I put a small bowl of pocket change by the door, if someone turns up I will give them a few coins, easy and so far, free.

I love free!
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Old 11-01-2013, 06:25 PM   #20
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Thanks for the belly laugh, Aunt Bea! Good one!

Zagut, recognizing your problem is the first step. Glad you're finally figuring it all out.

Halloween is a perfect excuse for a once a year splurge. Don't feel guilty. You've got to let loose once in a while. It's a good thing!
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