I just needed somewhere to rant, anyway my family's not celebrating Halloween this year . Last year we only had 7 people come to our door, it's not what it used to be. Halloween used to be so much fun, I just wish I could pass on something i loved so much to the next generation. It's been a slow decline the number of people that showed up at our door dropped 4 years ago from 70 something to 16, then 11 then 4 and finally 7. Over the past few years our street has become more multicultural, representing allot more religious views and ethnical groups. These aren't the only reasons for the decline, I am one of the youngest of my generation, everyone else is older than me and no longer goes out or celebrates Halloween and they are only starting to have children of their own. There is a new generation with more children in our neighborhood, but allot of them once again don't celebrate, those of you that know me know I'm always complaining about the abundance of religious missionaries that knock on my door every other day. Allot of people on our street have converted to Mormonism and other religious groups. To be honest I respect these people and their cultures/traditions/religious views, but at the same time I do have a prejudice against them and I find myself frustrated with them because they've in a way taken away part of my culture and traditions. This isn't meant to be a hate thread, I personally would like to see someone else's point of view, whether you celebrate Halloween or not. These are simply my own thoughts/opinions.