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Happy Halloween, Day 10

First, I bring you Halloween quizzes!


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Grim Gargoyle

You Feast On: Coffee

You Lurk Around In: The Ocean

You Especially Like to Torment: Groupies











Which Pumpkin Carol Are You?




You are "Great Pumpkin Is Comin' To Town"!
"Great Pumpkin Is Comin' To Town"
Oh, you better not shriek, you better not groan,
You better not howl, you better not moan,
Great Pumpkin is coming to town!
He's going to find out from folks that he meets,
Who deserves tricks and who deserves treats;
Great Pumpkin is coming to town!
He'll search in every pumpkin patch, haunted houses far and near;
To see if you've been spreading gloom, or bringing lots of cheer!
So you better not shriek, you better not groan,
You better not howl, you better not moan;
Great pumpkin is coming to town!!
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DOB
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Your Halloween song is "Monster Mash"
Your Halloween movie is FRANKENSTEIN
Your Halloween TV rerun episode is from NIGHT GALLERY
Your Halloween story is "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" by H.P. Lovecraft
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And now, on with the show:

Link of the Day: ExtremePumpkins.com (For pumpkin carving at its wildest! Make sure to check out the galleries of past contest winners.)


Literature of the Day: Here's a dark and poignant look at Halloween.

“The Ballad of Halloween” (1900)
by Theodosia Garrison

All night the wild wind on the heath
Whistled its song of vague alarms;
All night in some mad dance of death
The poplars tossed their naked arms.

Mignon Isá hath left her bed
And bared her shoulders to the blast;
The long procession of the dead
Stared at her as it passed.

"Oh, there, methinks, my mother smiled,
And there my father walks forlorn,
And there the little nameless child
That was the parish scorn.

"And there my olden comrades move,
And there my sister smiles apart,
But nowhere is the fair, false love

That bent and broke my heart.

"Oh, false in life, oh, false in death,
Wherever thy mad spirit be,
Could it not come this night," she saith,
"And keep tryst with me?"

Mignon Isá has turned alone,
Bitter the pain and long the years;
The moonlight on the old gravestone
Was warmer than her tears.

All night the wild wind on the heath
Whistled its song of vague alarms;
All night in some mad dance of death
The poplars tossed their naked arms.

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wellinghall
Oct. 10th, 2007 11:55 am (UTC)
I just wanted to say thanks for all your Halloween posts :-)
eldritchhobbit
Oct. 10th, 2007 12:44 pm (UTC)
You're most welcome! :) Thanks so much for reading.
scribblerworks
Oct. 10th, 2007 07:40 pm (UTC)
What a monster I am! :D

Cruel Goblin

You Feast On: Lasanga

You Lurk Around In: Swamps

You Especially Like to Torment: Vegans


Carnivore (well... omnivore) that I am, that last appeals to me. :D
eldritchhobbit
Oct. 11th, 2007 12:19 am (UTC)
LOL! I bet it's tough to find good lasagna in swamps. ;)
agentxpndble
Oct. 10th, 2007 08:31 pm (UTC)
Those extreme pumpkins are *awesome*!
eldritchhobbit
Oct. 11th, 2007 12:35 pm (UTC)
I'm so glad you like them! The big-pumpkin-eating-little-pumpkin one is my favorite, I think. Such creativity!
jalara
Oct. 10th, 2007 09:12 pm (UTC)
I've been enjoying your Halloween posts. Love the poetry especially. It reminds me of an Indian summer poem my hometown paper used to publish yearly. All I can remember of it was that it compared the wisps of smoke from bonfires to dancing Native Americans. I loved it but can't think of the name or author. Does that ring any bells with you? Anyway, thanks for the fun posts. I look forward to more.
eldritchhobbit
Oct. 11th, 2007 12:41 pm (UTC)
I'm so glad you're enjoying the posts! Thanks so much for the lovely feedback. I'm not sure about the Indian summer poem, but it sounds beautiful. I'll nose around and see if I can't discover it somewhere. I'd like to read it!
sittingduck1313
Oct. 10th, 2007 09:21 pm (UTC)
I may have shown this to you last year, but is worth repeating. I give you the Dalek shaped Jack-o-Lantern. It even moves and shrieks, "EXTERMINATE!!!!!" Personally I'd go for something more R&B and have it shriek, "KEEL DOCTOR!!!!!"
eldritchhobbit
Oct. 11th, 2007 12:38 pm (UTC)
Oh, I love the Dalek Jack-o-Lantern! That is brilliant. ("Keel Doctor" - LOL!) This is absolute art. I love how creative people can come up with such fun and wonderful things. :)
dracschick
Oct. 10th, 2007 11:14 pm (UTC)
cool update:)
eldritchhobbit
Oct. 11th, 2007 12:37 pm (UTC)
Thanks! :)
rosamundeb
Oct. 11th, 2007 03:39 am (UTC)
Wow... I can't decide which I like better: the skull pumpkin or the Pumpkin-eating Pumpkin!

Your Monster Profile

Behemoth Goblin

You Feast On: Armadillos

You Lurk Around In: Public Restrooms

You Especially Like to Torment: Blondes
eldritchhobbit
Oct. 11th, 2007 12:39 pm (UTC)
Aren't those jack-o-lanterns amazing? That pumpkin eating pumpkin one is absolute genius.

LOL! Behemoth goblin, eh? Oh, those poor armadillos... ;)
rosamundeb
Oct. 11th, 2007 02:03 pm (UTC)
Yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!!!!
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