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12 Reasons Halloween Is Way Better As An Adult

It's getting spooky in here! Treat yourself to a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup this Halloween and have the time of your life.

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1. Now that you're a grown-up, you can totally splurge on the costume of your dreams from your childhood...

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"Don't even try to stop me, MOM!"

2. ...and wear punny stuff that other adults will actually get.

"Who's the third wheel?"
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"Who's the third wheel?"

3. You can even walk out into the world in spandex with no shame, if that's what you want to do!

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Because you're the captain now!

4. You get to decorate however you well please...

"I said MORE COBWEBS!"
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"I said MORE COBWEBS!"

5. ...even if that means putting up a giant inflatable cat...in your front yard...at the beginning of September!

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"Yes. That'll do."

6. You can pull out all of the stops when it comes time to carve pumpkins!

Because grown-ups are better at holding knives. That's just science.
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Because grown-ups are better at holding knives. That's just science.

7. You finally recognize that your favorite "spooky" movies from when you were little are actually hilarious.

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And are filled with jokes you're just now getting.

8. And the ones that scared you as a kid are just as scary as you remember.

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"Doesn't matter if I'm 15 or 25, Michael Myers is terrifying."

9. Speaking of, scary things now give you more of an adrenaline rush than nightmares, and thatโ€™s kinda fun...

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10. ...especially because you know how to use this tool to scare the heck out of other people!

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11. Seeing little trick-or-treaters will melt your heart and give you flashbacks to that one Halloween where you scored the most candy on the block.

You'll feel a little bit old, but that's OK.
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You'll feel a little bit old, but that's OK.

12. And the best thing of all: You don't have to share your treats and can eat them whenever you want!

#Yum
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#Yum

Unapologetically treat yourself with Reese's this Halloween!