20 Awful Things You Got For Halloween When You Were A Kid

 

Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays of the year. Not only do you get to dress up and goof around with your friends, but you get free candy too! What could be better? Actually, lots of things could be better, but when you were little it was the best. There were some houses you just knew you would get awful 'treats' from but you still turned up faithfully every Halloween! Take a look at these items below and see how many you remember getting!

 

Gum is not a Halloween treat!

mint gum
NEAROF

 

Or how about some 'Werther's Originals' from the bottom of someone's purse?

werthers originals
TwoThirstyGardeners

 

Remember that gum that always tasted like it was stale?

stale bubblegum
GalleryHip

 

This has to be the total worst!

iou
SharedStory

 

Did you ever get given one of these nice religious pamphlets?

religious pamphlet halloween
FirstThings

 

It could be worse we suppose, you could have received a rock!

ghost rock
TheBobFiles

 

Sugar-free candy is so wrong.

sugar free
Flickr/m01229

 

Who wants breath fresheners for Halloween?

tic tacs
FoxNews

 

 

Remember those sticky yellow butterscotch candies that you couldn't get the wrapper off?

yellow butterscotch candies
BlairCandy

 

Not those weird, fake, tasteless 'JuJubes'!

knockoff jujubes
MakesMeSoHappy

 

There are no words to describe licorice!

black licorice
Wikipedia

 

You can't eat a pencil!

halloween pencils
StudentSupply

 

Who remembers the taffy that you could not chew?

taffy
Nuts

 

Boring.

apples
KitchenPlatter

 

How about those awful dental health gifts?

run cavities
DrAshleyMann

 

Pretzels as a Halloween treat?

pretzels
chabad

 

Little packs of raisins.

raisins
GroceryGirls

 

Remember those little chip packs which contained only about two chips?

chip bags
CoolAndCollected

 

Everyone got these. No one ate them!

milk duds
AmericanFizz

 

And finally, these looked filled with promise, but were so disappointing!

candy corn
Flickr/LizWest

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