10 Fun Ways To Answer Your Door This Halloween

10 Fun Ways To Answer Your Door This Halloween
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No, silly rabbit ! …

Halloween is for kids … and the manufacturers of candy, of course.
Isn’t it ?
Still, why shouldn’t the grown ups join in as well ?
We can’t think of a reason not to.
So, even if you don’t have a petrifying party to attend or a wonder struck little one to chaperon, Monkey Pickles has put together some fun ‘door answering’ ideas you might want to try.


1. The Pickle
Dress as a pickle with a giant jar of pickled treats.


2. The Monkey
Dress as a monkey with a big bucket of monkey nuts ( behave, now )
You could even hide candy treats in among the nuts ( something that isn’t going to work so well with the pickle jar ).


3. The Giraffe
Dress as a giraffe. It seems to be the ‘in’ thing to do if you are opening a door just lately.


4. Candy
Dress as a giant candy ( Don’t try and squeeze into a normal sized candy wrapper. ). As kids leave with their candy treats, drop to your knees, arms akimbo and exclaim to the sky, ” My babies ! … Nnnnnooooooooo !!! “


5. Pots
‘Dish’ out candy in little pots or dishes … But have a friend, sat in the hallway behind you, manning a potter’s wheel. Your friend should be dressed as a ghost.


6. The President
Dress as a The President. Claim to have spent the budget entirely upon candy.


7. The Bank Manager
Dress as a bank manager. Offer to refinance any candy the kid has already. Alternatively, offer exciting investment opportunities.


8. The Dentist
Dress as a dentist. Either pretend to weep as you hand candy over or smile brightly and say, ” See you soon. “


9. Duck Soup
Have several ‘easy change’ costumes ready by the door. Quickly dress as the kid coming up the path. Then pretend the doorway is a mirror and copy everything the kid does as per the Marx Brothers routine.
Stop and hand over the candy if either you or the kid start crying.


10. Congress
Don’t want to participate ?
Hang a “Shutdown by Congress” sign on your gate post.


Bonus Advice
Under no circumstances should you dress as a pinata.
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Nick Jackson was born in the UK, the land of gunpowder tea, but moved to America to escape exploding cups of tea. He now lives in Florida where he attempts come to terms with concepts such as how flat everything is and whether the alligator is a golfer's natural predator. Nick has written for Monkey Pickles from the beginning, as established in Cern, Switzerland, with the discovery of the long-sought Monkey Pickle Particle. He is somewhat "freaked out" by writing in the third person. Nick is motivated to write for the pleasure of the experience rather than to pay the bills, but he does recognize that pleasure is still not an acceptable method of payment in most respectable retail outlets. He hopes to raise a smile or two before being ejected from the store.