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Posted on: October 18, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Halloween Booing Game

Recently we were asked about the "Booing" game or tradition. Below you will find a few excerpts from some websites and a link to another website which will describe the game in detail. The Atherton Police Department would like to make you aware of the possibility of this game occurring, especially if you have school aged children. As always, if you are unsure please give us a call.

The idea behind Boo Bags -- also known as Ghosting, or Boo-Gramming -- is pretty simple: you put together a little bag of treats, include a note with instructions and a sign, deliver it anonymously to a neighbor, and they ideally do the same. As more and more houses get gifted with bags, more and more Boo signs pop up around the neighborhood...

You've Been BOOed! Halloween BOO Poem and Signs. ... Sometimes called "Ghosting" or "the Phantom", the Halloween BOO is an Autumn take on "Secret Santa" or May baskets. Usually seen in neighborhoods--but sometimes in the workplace--BOO-ing is a friendly tradition for Halloween fun.

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