More children than ever took to the streets this year to 'trick or treat' their neighbours and friends. Hoards of little witches and cute devils waved buckets at neighbours front doors in the hope of some lovely, bewitched sweeties being thrown in!
Going out trick or treating has become more and more popular over the years. It used to be something they did in America, not here in England, but it has gradually become part of our annual festivities. According to an ASDA survey reported in the Daily Telegraph, if you are dressed as a cute witch, skeleton or vampire you are likely to get more sweets than if you are dressed as someone like Freddie Kruger. Something to bear in mind!
Here are some other tips to bear in mind for next year:
An Australian toddler was so set upon getting himself some sweets from a vending machine that he climbed in through the tiny hatch and get himself stuck inside! The two year old boy climbed into the machine in an Italian restaurant, while his friends celebrated a child's birthday party nearby.
His Mum said she had been playing with him and then the food arrived so she took her eye off him for 2 minutes. The next thing she knew, he was inside the machine.
A local locksmith had to be called to set the little boy free. He had been inside for nearly an hour!
The restaurant has since removed the machine and gave the family a voucher to come back for dinner!
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