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#921475 - 10/30/13 10:05 PM Halloween Trivia
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-1. What country celebrates the Day of the Dead instead of Halloween?
-2. What Christian holy day was created to counteract Halloween?
-3. What phobia do you suffer from if you have an intense fear of Halloween?
-4. In Scotland, what vegetable was traditionally carved into a jack-o-lantern?
-5. Halloween originated from a festival celebrated by what ancient European tribe?
-6. Which fingernail becomes a claw in a werewolf?
-7. Ghosts are very fond of a certain kind of metal. People who have had multiple encounters with spirits are often found to be wearing what kind of jewelry?
-8. The Munster family included a daughter who was thought to be "odd". What was her name?
-9. The Irish would bury the corpse of a person suspected of being the victim of a vampire face down. Why?
-10. Which is the only horror movie to be nominated for 10 Academy Awards?
-11. Who was the only actor ever to play each of the following characters: Dracula, The Wolfman, Frankenstein, and The Mummy?
-12. In the Halloween movies, the mask worn by Michael Myers was actually fashioned after the face of what famous TV series character from the 1960's?

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#921476 - 10/30/13 10:06 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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1. Mexico smile
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#921477 - 10/30/13 10:08 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Yes! Loved Grim Fandango. devil
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#921480 - 10/30/13 10:18 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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2. All Saints Day grin
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#921483 - 10/30/13 10:26 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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10. The Exorcist?

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#921490 - 10/30/13 10:41 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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11. Bela Lugosi
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#921500 - 10/30/13 11:23 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Sherlock and Koala thumbsup devil

LadyK, try again. zombie
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#921503 - 10/31/13 12:15 AM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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11. Lon Chaney Jr.

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#921507 - 10/31/13 02:06 AM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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3.Samhainphobia shocked wave
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#921529 - 10/31/13 06:44 AM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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8. Marilyn scared
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#921540 - 10/31/13 07:44 AM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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12. YOUR boy! lol
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#921549 - 10/31/13 08:53 AM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Good answers! devil

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#921562 - 10/31/13 09:13 AM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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4 - Turnip ???
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#921603 - 10/31/13 11:22 AM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Yes! devil

As the tale is told, a man named Jack, who was notorious as a drunkard and trickster, tricked Satan into climbing a tree. Jack then carved an image of a cross in the tree's trunk, trapping the devil up the tree. Jack made a deal with the devil that if he would never tempt him again, he would promise to let him down.

According to the folk tale, after Jack died, he was denied entrance into Heaven because of his evil ways, but he was also denied access to Hell because he had tricked the devil. Instead, the devil gave him a single ember to light his way through the frigid darkness. The ember was placed in a hollowed-out turnip to keep it glowing longer. The Irish used turnips as their jack-o-lanterns originally.

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#921615 - 10/31/13 11:42 AM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Wow - that's a pretty scary mask, Pandora! wink
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#921631 - 10/31/13 12:21 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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rotfl
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#921633 - 10/31/13 12:22 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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9. so they can't dig their way out of the grave
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#921635 - 10/31/13 12:24 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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That's right! They'll just dig down to H-e-double toothpicks. wink
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#921674 - 10/31/13 03:16 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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(7) Silver witch
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#921712 - 10/31/13 05:25 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Good one, Dar! devil
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#921777 - 10/31/13 09:18 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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5. from the celtics harvest festival-samhain

margo ghost2 Jackpumpkin

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#921780 - 10/31/13 09:27 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Absolutely! devil
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#922114 - 11/02/13 08:56 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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6. all twenty, both finger and toes
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#922120 - 11/02/13 09:26 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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I guess it depends on which werewolf, these days. In the old days, only the left thumb became a claw. smile
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#922130 - 11/02/13 10:13 PM Re: Halloween Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Really? HUH! I never heard of any monster having just one clawed finger. Seems kinda dumb, relying on only when claw. lol zombie
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