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[c=#BF0080]I'm not sure.. but it's always been a big deal here. 馃巸[/c]
Cinnamon26-30, F
Where is here and how long does your always go back? :)
hunkalove61-69, M
Excessive amounts of ammonia in the atmosphere causing brain rot.
It was a kids night in the 60s.
There were not the adult parties like now.
I had two huge parties in 98 and 99
And it seemed then that it was competing with Christmas for commercial marketing.
I grew up in the 60s. it was a kid's holiday - not a big deal - not a lot of parties - just go out and get your cavity/diabetes bag filled and get sick of candy after a couple of days.

Christmas was the big holiday - and there was more emphasis on Christ then.
MrsPeterEvans26-30, F
Cinnamon26-30, F
But I wonder why Halloween specifically got this commercialized.
MrsPeterEvans26-30, F
@starsslave: because it starts the Christmas spending. My dad tells me Hallowe'en used to be just a small thing in the UK with low jey parties now all the shops just push tat
@starsslave: when the adult parties started, that encouraged adult costume sales, then decorations, novelties. It must have started mid 80s and grew from there.
sarabee199522-25, F
Never been a fav holiday for me. I always thought getting in a costume was so lame. But, with that said, it's always been a big deal all around me. Some people get way too into it. 馃槖
vetguy199146-50, M
It has definitely changed over the year

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