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What time does Halloween trick-or-treating usually start where you live?

Just use your times based on your time zone.


Also there is a companion survey to this one: http://surveycentral.org/survey/19835.html


VotesAnswer
86:01 - 6:30 PM
8I don't have trick-or-treaters where I live
7Other
65:01 - 5:30 PM
65:31 - 6:00 PM
6We don't do Halloween where I live.
34:30 - 5:00 PM
3I don't hand out stuff on Halloween.
16:31 - 7:00 PM
17:01 - 7:30 PM
1Before 4:30 PM
0After 7:30 PM


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darkshadowsseeker
posted 2-Nov-2004 12:45pm  
See my response in the "end" version.
cerealkiller Bronze Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
posted 2-Nov-2004 12:46pm  
Started a bit early this year, maybe because it was on Sunday. I started getting kids around 5:15.
Enheduanna Survey Central Subscriber
posted 2-Nov-2004 2:52pm  
Ditto on my comment in the last survey.
pandora
posted 2-Nov-2004 2:59pm  
I have no idea. I wasn't aware there was a certain starting and stopping point for this sort of thing.
kirst
posted 2-Nov-2004 5:26pm  
I don't really know as there are no trick-or-treaters that come to our marina. Claire started trick-or-treating about 6:30 or so this year...there were already a lot of kids there when we arrived so I don't know when they started.
lily333
posted 2-Nov-2004 8:21pm  
Any time after 5:00 pm
Zang
posted 3-Nov-2004 2:20am  
As soon as it gets dark.
ASB
posted 3-Nov-2004 12:18pm  
6pm I am pretty sure
Danger
posted 3-Nov-2004 1:05pm  
It either starts at 5:30 or 7... i can't remember which
they
posted 3-Nov-2004 2:57pm  
6-8
ElvisFan67
posted 4-Nov-2004 7:04pm  
At dusk.
kaleb777
posted 4-Nov-2004 7:54pm  
In Australia we generally ignore Halloween. Even if kids decide to trick or treat tehy probably won't get anything because people won't be prepared. We think it's kind of strange how the suposedly predominantly Christian US celebrates a pagan satanic ritual.
Biggles
(reply to kaleb777) posted 4-Nov-2004 9:49pm  
Halloween isn't Satanic.
moonstone
posted 5-Nov-2004 5:59am  
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
moonstone
(reply to kaleb777) posted 5-Nov-2004 6:01am  
 * rolls eyes * my 3 year old isn't satanic, thank you very much. you're just jealous you don't have a big ass bowl of candy like i do!!  * wink *
Maarten
posted 5-Nov-2004 5:16pm  
We don't do Halloween where I live.
justjulie
(reply to kaleb777) posted 6-Nov-2004 5:28am  
well...think about christmas as well. it's the same thing really. sure you get some of the christians who treat christmas as christs b-day...but c'mon. if you've ever seen commercials here starting right after halloween, we all know that this is no christian holiday. pure pagan, with the tree and everything. gotta love it * wink *
GalPal
posted 6-Nov-2004 4:16pm  
started around 5ish here...
kaleb777
(reply to justjulie) posted 21-Nov-2004 2:59pm  
That's because all the politically correct leftist Christian haters try to remove any reference to Jesus.
kaleb777
(reply to Biggles) posted 21-Nov-2004 3:03pm  
One story says that, on that day, the disembodied spirits of all those who had died throughout the preceding year would come back in search of living bodies to possess for the next year. It was believed to be their only hope for the afterlife. The Celts believed all laws of space and time were suspended during this time, allowing the spirit world to intermingle with the living.

Yeah, posession by spirits has nothing to do with Satan.
Biggles
(reply to kaleb777) posted 21-Nov-2004 3:06pm  
Nothing whatsoever to do with Satan, no. Satan is part of the Christian/Islamic/Jewish belief system - it has nothing to do with pagans who don't even believe in Satan any more than the pagan Easter has anything to do with Christ.
justjulie
(reply to kaleb777) posted 22-Nov-2004 5:14am  
 * laughing out loud *
it's all about politics, isn't it * winking raspberry *
kaleb777
(reply to Biggles) posted 4-Dec-2004 1:32pm  
Not believing in something doesn't make it go away.
Biggles
(reply to kaleb777) posted 4-Dec-2004 7:41pm  
Yeah, and believing in something doesn't make it so.
element13
(reply to kaleb777) posted 31-Oct-2009 4:31pm  
Well, the next time anyone I've ever heard of gets possessed on Halloween I'll be sure to stop celebrating. In my experience, it's a holiday where people charitably give candy away to children. I'm sure you've heard of Charity? Also known as the Pure Love of Christ? The same charity, which the Bible tells us "shall cover a multitude of sins"? Now please, shut up about us having our fun, and maybe you'll have enough time to figure out that Christianity isn't about being superstitious and judgemental, but about being a good person.
Emma9
posted 31-Oct-2009 5:17pm  
Excuse me you idiot Christianity has nothing to do with being a good person. you could be a terrible person your whole life but if you believe in God and that jesus his son, died on the cross for you sins then he will take you. Christiaity is about spreading this on to unbelievers.
jmaccool
(reply to Emma9) posted 31-Oct-2010 6:39pm  
Wow, you are a nasty person who is completely uninformed. All religions that follow humanistic values, i.e. Christianity, Judaism, Muslim and so on are all based on being a better person. Christianity is not about doing what you like no matter how poor the act; then getting a get out of jail free card for believing. It is about being a productive, fair minded generous member of the social structure we live in. I for one am glad that you view it this way, so when it is your time to be judged (not by me) you will be in the hot seat for doing as you please. Ohhhh but I believed will not get you very far, life is about trials and being the best you can and facing those trials with your greatest effort. All of this while trying to do right by your fellow man, be it always being courteous to others or something much more grand like saving the world. No feat goes unappreciated or unnoticed no matter how small.
Edog
posted 31-Oct-2011 11:45am  
Christianity is about Almighty God bringing humans back into relationship with Him through the perfect and ultimate blood sacrifice of Jesus. We should be productive members, and courteous to others, etc., but, respectfully, that's not what it's about.
Umbreon10
posted 31-Oct-2013 2:58am  
Don't think we have halloween here, we live on a main road, but we kinda wanna buy some chocolates and see if any come.
Umbreon10
(reply to Emma9) posted 31-Oct-2013 3:00am  
And I am sure God will be okay with you insulting others, not sure what your pastor's been preaching, but far as ours is concerned, pulling people AWAY from God is not good, and that's exactly what you are doing, making anyone who sees your post, think that we are all the same who go around insulting others because they don't believe the same things as we do. I am certain Jesus would be looking down on you for that comment. We are meant to be showing people why they should believe in a God, not give them more of a reason not to.
Lysannus Gold Qualifier
posted 31-Oct-2013 5:21am  
Where I live if I get 1 or 2 that was a busy year.
But if any come it is usually between 4pm - 7pm.
LindaH Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier This user is on the site NOW (3 minutes ago)
posted 31-Oct-2013 9:51am  
Check out all the anniversary badges. People do searches and find SC on holidays.  * smile *
paulyw Survey Central Subscriber Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
posted 31-Oct-2013 1:29pm  
I don't hand out candy no more. I don't get too many kids in my neighborhood.
JessicaWoman99 Double Gold Star Survey Creator This user is on the site NOW (1 minute ago)
posted 31-Oct-2013 5:11pm  
6:30 dark outside lights come on and then start handing out tons of candy that is 6:30 pm mountain time in Colorado and before this over at the senior home we hand out candy to children that stop by
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