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Date: 10/28/12 05:17 PM

18 Responses to Halloween: England And America, The Differences

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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
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    October 28, 2012 at 5:19 pm
    Link: Halloween: England And America, The Differences - Early Fry and Laurie sketch for Halloween. So young.
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    Evil_Eye Male 18-29
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    October 28, 2012 at 6:01 pm
    Never been trick or treating and haven`t seen anyone else doing it for a few years. Halloween to me is just drunk people in make-up.
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    HolyGod Male 30-39
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    October 28, 2012 at 6:03 pm
    I don`t in any way get this.
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    ScottSerious Male 18-29
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    October 28, 2012 at 6:07 pm
    wut
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    sutra46 Female 40-49
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    October 28, 2012 at 8:29 pm
    @ Holygod, England is a small country and they wanna  hold on to their own traditions like Morris dancing.  They don`t have a custom of Holloween over there and are generally against anything fun.
    American. culture does bleed (ihappy Holloween :-) into every country. At least this one is fun, for the kids.
    All Englsh pips now eat Turky on Christmas day like it`s a tradition. It`s  not even an indigenous bird on that continent.

    It`s.not a bad thing we should all be mixing it up, more colourful life that way.

    & thank you for the bit of Fry.
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    burbclaver Male 50-59
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    October 28, 2012 at 9:44 pm
    Trick or treating in England became a recent tradition when kids saw American kids doing it on TV and thought that looked like a good thing. However, instead of kids turning up in cute costumes and expecting candy, you get a bunch of teenager hoodies turning up at the door expecting money, or they will egg your car. So, I totally disagree that American customs have spread throughout the world - just the bad bits.
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    Listypoos Male 40-49
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    October 29, 2012 at 12:23 am
    "All Englsh pips now eat Turky on Christmas day like it`s a tradition."

    Well we`ve been doing it for over 300 years... so it`s more than `like` a tradition. Or are you working off some obscure definition of the word?

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    LordJim Male 60-69
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    October 29, 2012 at 3:07 am
    Halloween was never much of a thing in England until the last thirty years or so (too close to bonfire night, maybe.)
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    Adcro Male 18-29
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    October 29, 2012 at 3:07 am
    To point out though, Trick or Treat has been going in the UK since at least the 1980s, but yeah before that it was mainly seen as an obscure American thing.
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    malikymoo Female 18-29
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    October 29, 2012 at 3:41 am
    yep. hate it. and will hide in the living room until they piss off!!
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    October 29, 2012 at 6:45 am

    It`s "TRICK" or treat.
    I give out catsup packets & taco sauce from Taco Bell. It looks like candy in the dark.
    They don`t know till they get home what they got.

    Happy Halloween.


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    robosnitz Male 40-49
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    October 29, 2012 at 6:55 am
    House. Road House.
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    SminkyPinky Female 30-39
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    October 29, 2012 at 7:49 am
    oh the genius that is/was Fry and Laurie.
    Asda are REALLY pushing halloween. not srprising as they`re now owned by WalMart....
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    QueenZira Female 18-29
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    October 29, 2012 at 3:22 pm
    Pssh, Killjoys ;-)
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    8BitHero Male 18-29
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    October 29, 2012 at 6:36 pm
    Awesome awesome.
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    Adcro Male 18-29
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    October 30, 2012 at 2:01 am
    @SminkyPinky, they`ve been owned by Walmart for YEEEEARS. Tesco and Sainsbury`s are all going a bit nutty over it too.
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
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    October 30, 2012 at 4:10 am
    sutra46
    We Brits made halloween,
    we are pagan
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    greenbasterd Male 18-29
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    October 30, 2012 at 10:04 am
    that was halariously not funny at all

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