Mini Poll Results

Afraid of Halloween?

What are your plans for Halloween?
  • 39%
    Stay at home and pass out candy to trick-or-treaters
  • 11%
    Escort the kids (or grandkids/nieces/godchildren/pugs) for trick-or-treating
  • 0%
    Go trick-or-treating myself
  • 4%
    Host a Halloween party
  • 14%
    Attend a Halloween party
  • 1%
    Play some tricks on friends and neighbors
  • 15%
    Turn out the lights and pretend not to be home
  • 17%
    No plans
Will you wear a Halloween costume this year?
  • 24%
    Yes
  • 76%
    No
If you were dressing up for Halloween, what style costume would (or will!) you wear?
  • 38%
    Something traditional, like a vampire or ghost
  • 6%
    Something naughty, like a [deleted by the editor]
  • 10%
    Something trendy, like a character in Star Wars or Donald Trump
  • 13%
    Something imaginative, like the Red Water Tower or the Stan Musial statue
  • 2%
    Something tasty, like a Crown Candy BLT or Peacemaker lobster roll
  • 26%
    Something already in my closet, like a bridesmaid dress or a Hillary for President tee-shirt
  • 2%
    Something anti-social, like graffiti or a sneeze
  • 3%
    Something complicated, like a two-person horse or a daily newspaper
Do some houses in your neighborhood go too far with the Halloween decorations?
  • 13%
    Yes
  • 1%
    Yes, my house
  • 85%
    No
Should residents be mindful of their Halloween decorations to avoid offending others?
  • 33%
    Yes
  • 67%
    No
How many trick-or-treaters do you expect at your door this Halloween?
  • 15%
    Fewer than 10
  • 20%
    11-25
  • 13%
    26-50
  • 22%
    More than 50
  • 30%
    None at all
Do you support the St. Louis tradition that trick-or-treaters should arrive with a Halloween joke or riddle?
  • 82%
    Yes
  • 12%
    No
  • 5%
    No, but "What did young Jack Dorsey say on Halloween? Trick or tweet."
Should the last Saturday in October be designated nationally as Halloween?
  • 60%
    Trick
  • 40%
    Treat
Should lessons about Halloween be part of the curriculum in public schools
  • 35%
    Yes
  • 65%
    No
Should public schools allow Halloween parties?
  • 92%
    Yes
  • 8%
    No