Attack of the Trick-or-Treaters

There’s a great question on Oakhurst’s Message Board that’s inspired me to ask a similar question here:

How many trick-or-treaters come to your door on Halloween? (Don’t forget to mention which neighborhood you live in)

I ask because many newcomers are caught unaware by the critical mass of children that take to Decatur’s streets with demands of Snickers bars and Reeses on All-Hallows Eve.

That was us last year when we unknowingly didn’t buy enough candy and my wife was browbeaten by a 12-year-old punk for not turning off all the lights and putting a “No Candy” sign on the door fast enough.

We’d rather not have a repeat performance of that.