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What is the meaning of Halloween?

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It is thought to have originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off roaming ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1 as a time to honor all saints and martyrs; the holiday, All Saints' Day, incorporated some of the traditions of Samhain. The evening before was known as All Hallows' Eve and later Halloween. Over time, Halloween evolved into a secular, community-based event characterized by child-friendly activities such as trick-or-treating.

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That's what I was leading to bro?
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Best answer in this whole chat
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Halloween shows the spooky arising of spirits from their graves.

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Just dress up have fun

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Your wrong
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Candy in Ma Pillowcase.... No questions ... No Answers.... Just Hook Me up with that sugar treat....

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Your to funny to tell you your wrong
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Candy!!!!
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@jennet is right but also people dress up to scare the demons of the night but some people take it serious and think kids are worshiping the devil but that's not it

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Scare children and eat them mwahahaha

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Wrong and mean ?
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Glad I'm not the only one jk
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Joking. my God people you need to have a sense of humor.
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You people scare me
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And guess what connor. YOU scare ME! Its just a freaking joke,geez. Why am i even sticking up for this jerk e-e.
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I'm not a jerk Kam I told you I'll email you soon. Have patience
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Hunter,Everyones a jerk in my eyes. I dont trust ANYONE anymore. But,oh wait i forgot,you dont know that cause your avoiding me.
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Im not avoiding you at all. Im overwhelmed is all.
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Yeah,well what do I have to do with that?
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Fill em up with candy first so they taste better lol
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October 31st... The eve of All Saints Day

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I was told that back then people thought the dead people's soul arose from their grave so they wore scary costumes to scare them away

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praising the devil

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Nice -
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Has nothing to do with a devil -
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It was originally a Pagan holiday called Samhain, which was meant to celebrate the summer solstice, and the people set up huge bonfires and wore scary masks to ward off evil spirits. They also told futures about each other. The fires were huge, and they attracted bats, which is one of the reasons why those animals are associated with Halloween.

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Walt nailed it -
And people left fruits and treats to please these spirits ..
The treat -
If no treats were left -
They got the trick -

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The eve of all saints day. November 1st is a catholic day to celebrate the lives of saints who don't have a special day of honor.

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