Monday, November 03, 2008

Halloween by the Numbers

Number of kids: 28
Number of kids who dressed up as…
Princesses: 2
Ninja: 1
Fashionable Ninja or possibly Mortal Kombat characters: 1
“Kids”: 15
Number of moms who took candy for their kids: 0
Number of moms who took candy for themselves: 1
Number of candies offered to kids trick-or-treating with moms: 2 apiece
Number of candies taken by moms: 3
Number of candies offered to moms: 0
Percentage of times "help yourself" was interpreted as "take as many handfuls of candy as you can, as fast as you can": 100%
Number of Twix bars given out: 27
Number of Twix wrappers found on lawn the following morning: 1
Number of candies brought to the door by neighbors who had bought candy for my two-year-old but didn’t get home from work until after he was in bed: 4

All in all, a good night.

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