Halloween trick-or-treaters got more than they bargained for last night, receiving some surprising items instead of traditional sweets.
From hotdogs to loose cough drops, people took to Twitter to reveal the wealth of odd items they were gifted – likely by those caught short without confectionary to give trick-or-treaters.
They gave a hot dog to my niece when she went Trick-or-treating LMAOOO pic.twitter.com/6UUE3jKk26
— 💕 (@Imissmyqtgf) November 1, 2018
To whoever gave my kids loose cough drops … just don’t answer the door, jerk
— Shawn Krest (@ShawnKrest) November 1, 2018
Took a different route in my neighborhood this year – found a house that gave away kid candy, adult candy, pop corn, hot dogs, dog treats & beer. Halloween will never be the same.
— Chelsea Dube (@Chelsea_Later) November 1, 2018
man people give out some weird shit for halloween these days. gave my kid a bath bomb…
— Knud I, the Great (@kms512) November 1, 2018
I don’t know who gave out this gem of a Halloween treat but thank you! pic.twitter.com/Ov3wqX4cj2
— A. Dee (@Alleyson) October 31, 2018
Others shared the non-traditional items they were planning to give to trick-or-treaters turning up outside their homes last night.
Highlights included everything from two penny pieces to interdental brushes (arguably quite handy after eating all those sweets).
Dogsitting for a friend and I am anticipating the trick or treaters.
But considering giving these out to see if they’ll egg my friend’s house pic.twitter.com/3bVtjvfps5
— 🕯🎃 Crisis Thespian 🎃🕯 (@TeddyRedder) October 31, 2018
My mum literally went to the bank to get money for the trick or treaters. They’ll be the ones in shock when they realise she’s only giving them 2ps!!! #Halloween18 #trickortrreat #frightnight pic.twitter.com/b3CV9D97LY
— Parveen (@Parveen_Comms) October 31, 2018
🎃I let kids adopt a lot of my kids stuffed animals when I gave out candy this Halloween. 🎃
They sure did enjoy it. I went from this to this…. pic.twitter.com/tZlfxOuEUK
— Sheri Peterson (@SheripetersonS) November 1, 2018
My dad just gave 1 dollar bills to kids in my neighborhood if they danced to baby shark 🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️😂😂😂
— Elizabeth (@fizzysalinas) November 1, 2018
Another woman had thoughtfully stocked up on Play-Doh and glow sticks to give children a more long-lasting treat they could play with.
Come at me, trick or treaters!
Except for you, jerkface kid who tells me I’m doing Halloween wrong by giving out Play-Doh and glow sticks rather than candy. Pound sand. pic.twitter.com/I1Fy0H9WbD
— Katie Cunningham (@kcunning) October 31, 2018
One thing’s for sure: people were definitely thinking out the box this year.
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