Girl Talk

Describe (in detail) your best Halloween costume.
I was a head on a platter in 3rd grade. I had a light-weight table that rested on my shoulders, and there was a hole in the middle that my head fit through. There was tablecloth to hide my body. Surrounding my head was a fake platter with fake food glued to the surface. I had some minimal dead person make-up on my face.

Have you ever seen a ghost, or had any other paranormal experience?
I got really dehydrated when I was a kid, and I had crazy hallucinations for a few days straight. At one point, I thought Alf was speaking to me through the TV. That's about as close as I've gotten to paranormal activity.

Who's your favorite monster (and why)?
Stripe from Gremlins has more attitude than any other monster I've ever seen. I like monsters to be able to kill but also annoy. He may have invented the monster mohawk too.

What would you rather be: a zombie or a robot?
Zombie.

What's your favorite candy (and why)?
Reese's Pieces. They taste wonderful, I like the color scheme, and E.T. is a great movie.

Who would win in a fight: Freddy Kruger, Mike Myers, a gremlin, the Blair Witch, Freddie Mercury, or you?
Kruger!

What's your favorite Halloween-related song?
"Thriller" would be the obvious and accurate pick for me.

What is your craziest/most memorable Halloween night?
(This actually happened on Oct. 30, aka Devil's Night. But it's like Halloween Jr. so I thought it applied.) When I was in 5th grade, a couple friends came over to help terrorize my neighborhood. It wasn't anything extreme; just ringing doorbells and running, throwing hard corn at houses, toilet papering trees, 3-man water-balloon bungee launcher. My neighbor, who was in 2nd grade, met up with us to help out. We were having a flawless night until we were working on the last house on my street. We were all in the front yard when two police cars came flying down the street. I think we all saw them coming from a short distance, so we had a nice jump on them. We ran to the backyard of the house, and there was a small field-like area there, with tall grass. We were able to lay in the grass and not be visible. We hit the ground and were completely silent. I could see flashlights looking over our general area. This seemed to last forever. The cops were walking around the entire house, and we slowly crawled towards a more wooded area. Our only way to get out would be to continue in the direction we were already headed, moving deeper into the wooded area, but they had a barbed wire fence sectioning it off. Everyone was freaking out in silence, and the only thing we really communicated was that we had to try to crawl under the fence in order to escape. We went for it. There was a decent amount of commotion in us trying to get under the fence, and the cops noticed and spotted us with their lights. We all made it under, but my 2nd grade neighbor cut part of his neck on the fence and was bleeding all over his shirt. I cut part of my arm open and had blood running down my arm. We took off into the woods, two of us covered in my blood and never looked back. We knew our way through the woods, but it was dark and everyone got tore up by branches. We never looked back, and it was a solid 10 minutes of getting through the woods in order to get back to my house. It was terrifying. Everyone made out it safe. I don't think the cops even entered the woods, but it was pretty badass to be 11 years old, bloody and free.

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