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20 Halloween Pumpkin Fails

Between your foolproof stencil of Justin Bieber's face and an endless supply of premium 99 cent carving tools, you probably envisioned yourself minutes away from that dreamy pop star pumpkin glowing all over your neighbors' jealous faces. What could go wrong?

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These Are the Most Haunted Houses in America

Tales of some of the greatest American hauntings emerge this time every year that serve as a darkened overtone to the season of the witch and All Hallows Eve. Frightening stories from the eccentric lunacies of William Winchester’s widow to the infamous Lizzie Borden murders all come to mind when one thinks of the scarier places in the country.

But where exactly are the most haunted houses in America?

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What to Say to Trick-or-Treaters Without a Costume

Pretty clearly, the best part of Halloween is that you dress up in a fun costume and walk around acquiring delicious candy. Who doesn't love that? We're really excited to see all the trick-or-treaters in their best outfits this year. We've got our bags of candy ready, and we're giving away prizes for the best costumes we see.

However, we cannot abide a certain type of trick-or-treater. You know the kind. The lazy one who doesn't wear a costume. This trick-or-treater is terrible, and he thinks he's still entitled to some of our sweet chocolate treats? Ha! Well, we're not going to take it this year. Here are 10 things to say to trick-or-treaters without a costume.

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How Much Are You Planning to Spend on Halloween? — Survey of the Day

According to a new survey from National Retail Federation, about seven in 10 plan on celebrating Halloween this year. Since revelry isn't always free, the next question the NRF polled is how much celebrants plan on spending on the holiday this year.

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Haunted Buffalo — 10 Halloween Instagrams

Another week, another bunch of people who think their iPhones make them professional photographers. This week, we're rounding up your spookiest shots.

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10 Babies in Food Costumes About to Be Eaten By Their Parents

A few weeks back, a tiny baby burrito kicked off our craving for kids dressed in food costumes. (Not for actual baby. We're not zombies or anything.) It’s such a simple concept, yet it yields such hilarious results. Talk about Halloween genius at its finest. Luckily, we can continue laughing and aww-ing over miniature tasty attire, thanks to the ‘Babies in Food Costumes’ Tumblr.

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10 Amazing Halloween Light Shows to Make Your Day

You GUYS! It's almost Halloween! We sincerely love Halloween around here, in case you hadn't noticed. Here's one way we've been getting into the spirit of the season -- awesome Halloween light shows. Some of them are more traditional ('The Haunted Manion,' 'Monster Mash'), whereas other are scary in a more timely way -- what could be more terrifying than a giant light-up neon pumpkin singing 'Call Me Maybe'? 

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10 Buffalo-Themed Halloween Costumes for 2012

Anyone can dress as a nurse, witch or cat for Halloween, but if you really want to make an impact, go for something closer to home.

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15 Ridiculously Cute Halloween Costumes From the Tompkins Square Dog Parade

Hundreds of canines and their proud owners dolled up in their Halloween best this past Saturday for the 2012 Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade.

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It’s Pumpkin Time! [VIDEO]

Here's a question to ponder with your second cup of coffee; most of us know a lot of pumpkins get grown in the United States, with the majority being sold from roughly Halloween to Thanksgiving. But how much pumpkin is grown in the US each year, in pounds?

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Zillow Names the Best Neighborhoods in Buffalo to Trick-or-Treat

Yesterday, we told you about Buffalo finishing 17th on a list of best trick-or-treat cities according to Zillow's Halloween Index. Well today, Zillow released the best neighborhoods within Buffalo to get a monstrous candy haul, so you better get your Gangnam Style out to North Buffalo, which is ground zero to bring in a gluttonous candy reserve.

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Buffalo Given Sweet Honor — Named a Top Trick-or-Treat City by Zillow

Buffalo loves trick-or-treating. Don't believe me? Then believe Zillow.

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