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It’s Halloween Season! To celebrate AmazIn’s first Halloween, we’ll be showcasing something Halloween-related every day of October (starting on October 5th) until Halloween! We’ll have the date, the title of the item we’re showcasing, a link to some more information about it, a picture, and a small description of the item. And on Halloween, don’t forget to print out your FREE AmazIn Flying Monkey! We hope you have an AmazIn Halloween this year!

Halloween Showcasings (you can click on their name to learn more!):

October 5th:

Monster In My Pocket

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Aren’t they cool?

What’s next?: Tomorrow we’ll be showcasing a song involving a B-Movie and a lamp based on Peter Lorre! 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 6th:

It’s A B-Movie!-The Brave Little Toaster

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In my opinion, one of the best songs in any movie!

What’s next?: Tomorrow we’ll be showcasing everyone’s favorite Halloween Cereal Trilogy (and their two long-lost cousins!) 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 7th:

The Monster Cereals

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Which do you think is the most delicious? I hope Fruit Brute and Fruity Yummy Mummy come back soon!

Link to their commercials!: The Monster Cereal Commercials

Link to their election website: WWW.MonsterVote2016.com

What’s next?: Tomorrow we’ll be showcasing a few great Halloween games (and where you can find them for free online!) 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 8th:

KABOOSE! FunSchool Halloween Games

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The KABOOSE! FunSchool Halloween Games are probably some of the best Halloween games on the web! Unfortunately, KABOOSE! FunSchool closed a few years ago, but luckily, you can still play most of their games online. Click on the links below to play them for free!

FrankenBrain!-Help Dr. Frankenstein find Frankenstein’s Monster’s Brain!

Transylmania!-Help Vampy get some sleep!

Transylmania II: The Vampire Bites Back!-The second Transylmania! game! Help Vampy get his Vampire Teddy Bear Back!

The Great Easter Egg Hunt!-Technically, an Easter Game, but it involves a spooky hunt through a dark castle to get the titular Easter Eggs back from Peter Rottentail, so I think it fits into the Halloween category! (Once you click play, you have to right-click on the game and switch it from ‘Loop‘ to ‘Play‘ to actually play it)!

Whack O’ Ween!-Help the witch protect her Jack O’ Lantern patch from the naughty ghosts while collecting candy at the same time!

Scary Flibriks!-See if you can match all of the Halloween monsters with their identical twins!

Streamer Screamer!-Choose a Halloween monster to play as and try to follow the colorful streamer across the screen!

We here at AmazIn hope that you enjoy these games! We know that we sure do!

What’s next?: Tomorrow, we’ll be showcasing a fun world-building Halloween-themed mobile app! 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 9th:

Halloween City Mobile App

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In this mobile app, you can build your own Halloween City by decorating it with Halloween decorations and populating it with Halloween monsters! (click on the link in the title to download it to a mobile device)

What’s next?: Tomorrow, we’ll be showcasing some classic Halloween movies, including one with a skeleton who likes Christmas, and one with a girl who travels to Halloweentown! 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 10th:

Classic Halloween Movies

Click on the link above to find some classic Halloween movies!

What’s next?: Tomorrow we’ll be showcasing a great Halloween book! 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 11th:

Six Creepy Sheep

A fun book for Halloween!

Click on the link in the title to learn more about it and where to buy it!

What’s next?: Tomorrow we’ll be showcasing a Halloween song! 👻 Happy Halloween!

Update: We at AmazIn apologize for skipping posting the last few days. We are now back to our original posting schedule

October 19th:

The Monster Mash!

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A classic Halloween song!

What’s next?: Tomorrow we’ll be showcasing a great Halloween Attraction! 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 20th:

The Haunted Mansion (Disney Attraction)!

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The Haunted Mansion: A classic attraction! Take the Ghost Host’s tour through this spooky mansion!

What’s next?: Tomorrow we’ll be showcasing a store selling only Halloween items! 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 21st:

Spirit Halloween (Store)!

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Spirit Halloween is a store selling only Halloween items! What other store could fit this category so perfectly!

What’s next?: Tomorrow we’ll be showcasing a Halloween game! 👻 Happy Halloween!
October 22nd:

Haunt The House (Game)!

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A fun game! Haunt the house so the ghost can get some rest!

What’s next?: Tomorrow we’ll be showcasing a way to carve pumpkins if you don’t have one! 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 23rd:

Online Pumpkin Carving.com!

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Click the link to carve a pumpkin online!

What’s next?: Tomorrow, we’ll be showcasing some funny Halloween jokes! 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 24th:

Halloween Jokes!

Q:  What is a Mummies’ favorite type of dance music?
A:  Wrap!!!!!

Q:  Why aren’t there more famous skeletons?
A:  They’re a bunch of no bodies!

Q:  What do little trees say on Halloween?
A:  Twig or treat!

Q:  Why do ghosts and demons get along so well?
A:  Because demons are a ghosts best friend forever!

Q:  What do birds give out on Halloween?
A:  Tweets!

Q:  How do you mend a broken Jack-o-lantern?
A:  With a orange pumpkin patch!

Q. What do goblins and ghosts drink when they’re hot and thirsty on Halloween? A. Ghoul-aid!!!

Q. What do you call a witch who lives at the beach? A. A sand-witch.

Q. Who did Frankenstein take to the prom?

A. His ghoul friend

For more, click on the link in the title above!

What’s next?: Tomorrow, we’ll be showcasing some fun Halloween Monsters! 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 25th:

Three Classic Halloween Monsters!

  1. Frankenstein: Created by Doctor Victor Frankenstein, this classic monsters is sure to electrify you and leave you shocked! (pardon the puns!)
  2. Count Dracula: This undead creature can become a bat or a wolf, and sometimes has a taste for blood with his fangs!
  3. Ghost: There are many ghosts in Halloween fiction, but they never go out of style: there’s nothing like a spooky apparition haunting some abandoned place to get you into the Halloween spirit!

Click  the title link for more Halloween monsters!

What’s next?: Tomorrow, we’ll be showcasing a movie team who “ain’t afraid of no ghosts! 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 26th:

Ghostbusters!

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Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters! It just isn’t Halloween without watching Ghostbusters! And the new Ghostbuster remake came out this year!

What’s next?: Tomorrow, we’ll be showcasing two Halloween-themed television shows! 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 27th:

The Addams Family and The Munsters

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Two great shows for the Halloween season! (or any time, actually!)

What’s next?: Tomorrow, we’ll be showcasing some of the many types of pumpkins! 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 28th:

Pumpkins!

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There are many different types of pumpkins! A few of the pumpkin colors include: green, yellow, red, white, blue, and tan. So maybe this Halloween, you can get a new kind of pumpkin!

What’s next?: Tomorrow, we’ll be showcasing two great animated Halloween movies! 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 29th:

Eloise’s Rawther Unusual Halloween and It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

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Two absolutely amazing animated Halloween movies! On a related note, this year is the 50th anniversary of “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!”! (last year was the 50th anniversary of “A Charlie Brown Christmas!”).

What’s next?: Tomorrow we’ll be showcasing some of the best Halloween Google Doodles! 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 30th:

Halloween Google Doodles!

It’s the day before Halloween, which is typically when Google comes out with their Halloween Doodles! As such, we at AmazIn have rated them, and will show you our top five!:

#5: Halloween 2012:

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Open up the doors to see the Google Letters in their Halloween Costumes!

#4: Halloween- Global Candy Cup 2015:

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On and before Halloween 2015, the very first Google Halloween Global Candy Cup was held, and players competed to see which witch could collect the most candy. The yellow witch and her black cat ended up winning the contest!

#3: Halloween 1999:

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The classic Halloween Google Doodle, the very first!

#2: Halloween 2013:

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This witch had plenty of ingredients in her cauldron, and each pair mixes up a Halloween game!

#1: Halloween 2016:

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In this year’s Halloween Google Doodle, you can play as a magical cat, defending the magical school from ghosts, and getting back the Master Spellbook!

Which Halloween Google Doodle do you like best?

(Don’t forget to come back tomorrow to pick up your FREE printable AmazIn Flying Monkey and see our showcasing of Halloween itself!) 👻 Happy Halloween!

October 31st:

Halloween!

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Happy Halloween, AmazIn Community! Before you grab your costumes, trick-or-treat, go to a Halloween party, carve a Jack-O’-Lantern, or any Halloween thing you plan to do, let’s say a few word about the origin of Halloween:

(from Wikipedia) “Today’s Halloween customs are thought to have been influenced by folk customs and beliefs from the Celtic-speaking countries, some of which are believed to have pagan roots.[35][36] Jack Santino, a folklorist, writes that “there was throughout Ireland an uneasy truce existing between customs and beliefs associated with Christianity and those associated with religions that were Irish before Christianity arrived”.[37] Historian Nicholas Rogers, exploring the origins of Halloween, notes that while “some folklorists have detected its origins in the Roman feast of Pomona, the goddess of fruits and seeds, or in the festival of the dead called Parentalia, it is more typically linked to the Celtic festival of Samhain, which comes from the Old Irish for “summer’s end”.[35] Samhain (pronounced sah-win or sow-in) was the first and most important of the fourquarter days in the medieval Gaelic calendar and was celebrated on 31 October–1 November in Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man.[38][39] A kindred festival was held at the same time of year by the Brittonic Celts, called Calan Gaeaf in Wales, Kalan Gwav in Cornwall and Kalan Goañv in Brittany; a name meaning “first day of winter”. For the Celts, the day ended and began at sunset; thus the festival began on the evening before 1 November by modern reckoning.[40] Samhain and Calan Gaeaf are mentioned in some of the earliest Irish and Welsh literature. The names have been used by historians to refer to Celtic Halloween customs up until the 19th century,[41] and are still the Gaelic and Welsh names for Halloween.” Well, now that you know a bit about the origins of Halloween, you can celebrate it with even more passion! Oh, and don’t forget: right-click on the picture below and click ‘save’ for your FREE printable AmazIn Flying Monkey!

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Come back next Halloween season for more great AmazIn Halloween fun! (and to see The AmazIn Monkey’s Halloween Costume next year!) Happy Halloween! 🎃

-Drleevezan, creator of AmazIn

And: The AmazIn Monkey, our mascot!

👻 Happy Halloween!