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The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas | Tim Burton
111 posts | 51 read | 2 reading | 15 to read
The imaginative genius of director Tim Burton has captivated millions of filmgoers, so it is no surprise that the first picture book he both wrote and illustrated is irreverent, quirky, and disarmingly delightful. Told in playful verse, this holiday tale is as inspired and as entertaining as the blockbuster movie of the same name. Full color.
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rather_be_reading
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One of my fav books! I love anything Tim Burton.

#holidayread #wintergames #thefilthyanimals @Clwojick @StayCurious

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Kimberlone
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I ❤️ this movie. The best thing is that you can watch it twice a year for Halloween and Christmas!

#HolidayMovie #WinterGames #TeamFozziwig @Clwojick @StayCurious @BarkingMadRun

BarkingMadRun This is my daughters fave, she has three Jack ornaments on her tree I think lol 5d
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rather_be_reading
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Clwojick Lovely! 1w
Eggs Beautiful !! 1w
rather_be_reading 16pts🎉 1w
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bullbunny Oh pretty 😍 1w
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Jen_Reads
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Selfie scavenger hunt

Here is: selfie hanging an ornament
Selfie with a Disney decoration (ornament is Jack Skellington from Nightmare Before Christmas)

#wintergames #teamelectricsex

LibrarianRyan yeahhhh. +31 2w
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Addison_Reads
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2 more finished for #TeamFestivus for #wintergames. These #HolidayReads are also movies, so that means extra points. 🎄

The artwork in Nightmare Before Christmas was amazing!

@wanderinglynn @StayCurious @Clwojick (51pts)

wanderinglynn And if you watch either movie, bonus points!!! ⛄️🙌🏻 2w
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Jen_Reads
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I started my Christmas shopping today and got these for my 4 year old nephew who loves this movie. To quote my sister when I showed her “Bowie is going to lose his mind”. Thank goodness for the Disney Store.

chaoticgoodhufflepuff Those are amazing! ❤️ 1mo
AshleyHoss820 😍😍😍 1mo
CoffeeCatsBooks Gasp! 💕 1mo
marleed I love the Disney store! 1mo
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Curiouser_and_curiouser
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My little one singing the lyrics from our very old book.
It's been there for all 3 of our kids. My son (now 17) used to read this often when he was 3 or 4 & loved singing the songs with us. He once stopped us in the middle of a song with a curious question, "Dad, does jack have a doodle?"
Awesome movie, awesome book.
My little petal wanted to dress up as Sally but with too little time to pull it together, so we went with The Corpse Bride instead.

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FantasyChick
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Last one I promise!!!

One of my all time favourite movies and a must watch at Halloween and Christmas!

#scarathlon #teamslaughter #chillingphotochallenge #nightmare @Clwojick

overtheedge Mine too❤💥🤩 2mo
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rather_be_reading
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I havent showed you guys my new Scetsy!! I love it so much!! 🎃

marleed I love it! 2mo
HerDarkHuntress1 That is so cool! 2mo
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CraftyBookNerd1
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Loved the spirit of the movie wrapped up in a children‘s book! Found it at my local resale shop and it was a great purchase! A great read for spooky season 🎃👻💀📚
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Sg1224
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@lele1432 look what made it to my desk finally! Just in time for the holiday! Haha Monday motivation!

lele1432 OMG I love it!! I hope they helped with any Monday blues lol! 😂 2mo
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JoScho
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My amazing friend brought this to me tonight for no reason. It is a wax melt and perfect timing for the #skeleton prompt. He is currently living in my little library. 🎃💀
#screamathonphotochallenge

mariaku21 Omg... That's awesome 2mo
HeatherBlue That‘s amazing!! 🖤🧡 2mo
GrilledCheeseSamurai Loooove it! 💙 2mo
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Laughterhp So awesome! 💚 2mo
Gissy 🖤🖤🖤🖤 2mo
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chaoticgoodhufflepuff
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Spooky Movie Sunday 2: The Spookening

#TeamSlaughter #Scarathlon @Clwojick 1 point (111 total)

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BookwormAHN
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Tonight's movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas 🎃
I love this movie!
#Scarathlon #TeamStoker @TheReadingMermaid

BookwormAHN @TheReadingMermaid I don't see the zombie chick 🎃 2mo
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Brithomas17
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The kiddos got to pick out books for helping me out this week. 📚 Of course, I had to pick up a book of my own as well. 🤷🏼‍♀️

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Meaw_catlady
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My #inktober prompt for today was shadow! Here is Mr. Oogie Boogie! 🖤🖤🖤

DaveGreen7777 🎶 “This is Halloween, this is Halloween, pumpkins scream in the dead of night!” 🎶 🎃🎃🎃 2mo
JoScho Love him!!!! 2mo
Meaw_catlady @DaveGreen7777 🎶 Everybody ScReAM! 🎶 2mo
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Meaw_catlady @JoScho thanks lovely 🥰🖤 2mo
LauraJ Oogs! 2mo
Branwen This looks amazing! Now I want to watch the movie again! 😁 2mo
Meaw_catlady @Branwen thanks!!! Yes do it ! 🖤 2mo
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BookwormAHN
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Favorite Halloween & Christmas movie 👻
#Screamathon #ScreamathonPhotoChallenge @4thhouseontheleft

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Skygoddess1
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I love Halloween, this meme best shows how I feel about it. #TeamStoker #scarathlon 2 pts

TheReadingMermaid 🧟‍♀️ 2mo
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Laughterhp
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It‘s been a great first week of October! Watching one of my favorite Halloween movies tonight. 🎃

It‘s pitch dark in my basement and it‘s great💕

Where do you stand in the debate?! Is this a Halloween or Christmas movie? I try to watch it for both holidays! 😂

#scarathlon #teamstoker - 2pts

Kimberlone It‘s both, although I do think it‘s *more* Christmas than Halloween. 2mo
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TheDrunkenLibrarian
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Ok I‘m a little behind on my posts but here is for 10/1/19. I read The Nightmare Before Christmas 5 points (please correct me if I‘m wrong). I also watched Beetlejuice and Hell House LLC for a grand total of 7. @Clwojick #Scarathlon #TeamSlaughter. Oh and #Scaryscavengerhunt for the pumpkin on the cover.

Clwojick 8 points! you're just missing the 1 point for the post. 2mo
Linsy I need that book! 😍😍😍 2mo
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One of our ALL TIME FAVORITE movies 🎥 The Nightmare Before Christmas 🎃 My son, husband and I are watching to get into the Halloween mood!

+1 point #TeamStocker #Scarathlon

TheReadingMermaid 2pts: 1 for the film, 1 for the post 😉 🧟‍♀️ 2mo
kymmiesreads @TheReadingMermaid wow 😮 I didn‘t know that was 2 points?!? Yay 🎉 2mo
TheReadingMermaid Yes ma'am 😊 2mo
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UnidragonFrag I'm waiting until a little more towards Halloween for this one.. it's a yearly tradition just like watching The Craft and Hocus Pocus 🤷‍♀️ 2mo
kymmiesreads @UnidragonFrag oh trust me we will watch it multiple times this season 😂 Plus The Craft and Hocus Pocus! Great movies!!! 2mo
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TheReadingMermaid
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Adorable! The original story written by Tim Burton in poetic form. Illustrated by him as well 🖤

6pts for #TeamStoker
#Scarathlon

Tex2Flo Burton is always a reminder to me to find more graphic novels. 2mo
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eri.reads
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Watched The Nightmare Before Christmas yesterday for #Scarathlon. 🎃

+2 pts for #TeamStoker @TheReadingMermaid

(Pts total=3)

TheReadingMermaid 🧟‍♀️ 2mo
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TristanPool
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The Nightmare Before Christmas is a TL book that transports a student reader into the alternative world of Halloweenland. The overall message of this book ranges from Collaboration, Open Communication, etc. Jack Skellington is bored of scaring & wants to spread cheer, so he arranges Santa‘s kidnapping to replace him. By the end, Santa helps Jack realize that Halloween is the right place for him.
**rest of post in comments** #UCFLAE3414F19

TristanPool **rest of post** This book would be best RA, using Pearson‘s teacher notes to effectively predict/discuss events that could occur or have occurred. Link: https://www.pearson.ch/download/restricted/PRANSWERKEYS/9781447967460_TN_Nightma... UDL principles 3.3 & 8.3 regarding guiding information processing & fostering collaboration along with EL 2 & 6 promoting cooperation (small groups) & continually monitoring comprehension... (edited) 3mo
TristanPool **rest of post** ...can be accomplished through this picture book. (edited) 3mo
DrSpalding Tim Burton certainly has fans! This picture book was of course turned into a movie and will surely be on TV very soon. Helpful resource and concise summary. 3d
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Carla
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A treat for myself. And a gorgeous book cover to boot.
Sally is my soul sister. Her body doesn‘t work—her joints fall apart!—but she puts herself back together and keeps going. #ehlersdanlos sister-in-arms, pun intended.
#chronicillness #prettybookcovers #horror #christmas #timburton

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LibrarianRyan
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I was hoping to see some Halloween swaps posted over the weekend. Since I didn‘t I decided to host one. The #NightmareSwap is a Halloween swap.

Matches sent the 15-20th. Open date Halloween.

This is in country ONLY. If there are not 2 people from your country, I will not be able to match you.

For the most part this is a random swap.

Kids and teens welcome.

Feel free to share.

More info in the link -

https://forms.gle/sUoTo9Cr8C9aYYjv9

TorieStorieS Yay!!! Thanks for organizing- I‘m looking forward to this one too!! 3mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Will this be a random match up or pairs? 3mo
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4thhouseontheleft I LOVE that this is open to kids and teens. I‘ll ask my kid if she wants to participate when she gets home today. 3mo
LibrarianRyan @4thhouseontheleft cool beans. I tried to do a kids swap and just didn‘t get enough participants but I have found that including them in these swaps can work with some due diligence on my end. Btw #screamathon is getting mailed tomorrow. 3mo
rather_be_reading awesome! 3mo
Avanders 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽♥️ 3mo
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bullbunny
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(Own tagged book)

1. No way! Not afraid just not my jam
2. Vampires
3. Psychological thrillers, what's going to happen next!?
4. The Haunting with Liam Nelson, Catherine Zeta Jones etc
5. I love reese's and reese's pieces but not the combo together. I don't know why
#screamathonswap to my swap partner @KatieDid927

Stacypatrice “The Haunting” 💛 Love Catherine Zeta in that 😅 4mo
bullbunny @Stacypatrice Ha that's amazing! 4mo
KatieDid927 Oh good to know re: Reese‘s. I LOVE the Reese‘s cups with pieces. Too funny. 4mo
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ravenlee
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I just saw this on Facebook and thought I‘d share. These are Scentsy products for all you Nightmare fans, and apparently they‘re pretty hot stuff (haha). Find a consultant and preorder to be sure you get your goodies!

(I am not a Scentsy rep, just wanted to share with all you Halloweenie Littens)

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TheReadingMermaid
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Had to share this. I love the artwork and the concept. 😍

SailorMoon I love it too! Are you into Tim Burton's genre? I loved The Nightmare Before Christmas and even more probably The Corpse Bride! 9mo
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Gina
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Tim Burton fans unite and descend upon Las Vegas for a hair-raising art Expedition!

https://www.timeout.com/los-angeles/news/theres-a-new-tim-burton-art-exhibit-hea...

#timburton

JoScho This looks amazing! 10mo
Gina @JoScho RIGHT! If only I had time and money I'd so love to see this 10mo
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bookish_wookish
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Thank you so much!!! @Gaylagal2 Im in love with the scarf!! So pretty! Im excited to read these books! Thank you again!!! Merry Christmas!! #n4c #nightmareforchristmas

Gaylagal2 So glad it made it!❤️ Merry Christmas 🎄 12mo
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teebe
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It‘s been a long day of Christmas meal prep but I found a few minutes to open my #Nightmare4Christmas package and I loved it. Thank you @Emilymdxn for the gifts and for participating! I‘m thrilled with the books and I loved how you incorporated the soap and lotion— it really does evoke gothic imagery (they also smell lovely.)

Emilymdxn So glad you liked it!! 12mo
hollylynnbee Ira Levin is a new found love for me! 10mo
teebe @hollylynnbee I‘ve only read Rosemary‘s Baby. What other book of his would you recommend? 10mo
hollylynnbee @teebe The Stepford Wives was an amazing book and I highly recommend it! 10mo
teebe @hollylynnbee thanks! 10mo
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teebe
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Is there anyone who hasn‘t received their swap package AND hasn‘t already heard from me or their match re: its status?

#Nightmare4Christmas #N4C

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BruceWalken
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Happy Christmas everyone

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bookish_wookish
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Totally forgot to take a pic of my #nightmare4christmas swap box on its way out! But heres a super festive pic of the receipt! 😂 Should arrive on Saturday!

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ConfessionofaBookaholic
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#Nightmare4Christmas is all packed up and on it‘s way!!! 💀 🎄 Thanks for hosting @teebe ❤️

Nevermore88 I‘m not sure if you saw ( I did tag you) I sent your package. You should of received it yesterday. 12mo
ConfessionofaBookaholic I somehow missed the tag, but it did showed up today! 12mo
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Emilymdxn
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@teebe #nightmare4christmas

Hi there! Your package was sent out yesterday - two weeks before the deadline for getting packages to North America before Christmas so fingers crossed the postal service manages it okay! I steered clear of consumables so should have no customs problems. 🤞🤞🤞

I had so much fun with this thanks for organising!

teebe Awesome! I‘ll keep an eye out for it. 12mo
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TheReadingMermaid
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Barnes & Noble #BookHaul today!

Sace That edition of The Scarlet Letter is gorgeous. 12mo
TheReadingMermaid @RestlessFickleBookHoarder why thank you darlin 😘 12mo
jb72 Nightmare and Grinch are two of my favorite books. I loved the grinch as a kid. I thought he was so cute in the tv version of my childhood. 12mo
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BookishTrish
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@LA_Mead There‘s a #Nightmare4Christmas parcel making its way to you #n4c @teebe

LA_Mead Yay! Haha that‘s funny—we always end up getting paired up, don‘t we? 😊❤️🤩 13mo
BookishTrish @LA_Mead I think this is our third our fourth time! 13mo
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TrishB
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We start watching it at Halloween and watch a couple more times until Christmas
If I finish the current one today - 21
Bad day, been in pain most of the day, so taking some drugs and going to bed!
Sleep and read. And eat and 🍸 drink.
My kids say their favourite thing is our house looks like everyone else‘s for a night....
#humpdaypost

MicheleinPhilly 😂😂😂Feel better! 14mo
LeahBergen I hope you feel better soon! 14mo
Cinfhen Sorry you aren‘t feeling well ❌⭕️❌⭕️❌⭕️ 14mo
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TrishB @MicheleinPhilly @LeahBergen @Cinfhen just one of those days. Pre op assessment next week, hoping it‘s done before the end of the year! Thank you 😘 (edited) 14mo
JennyM Take care Trish. Hope the pain eases and tomorrow is a better day xxx 14mo
Cathythoughts Take care , thinking of you X 14mo
squirrelbrain Hope you feel better soon xx 14mo
DGRachel Oh no. I hope the pain eases and you feel better soon. {{hugs}} 14mo
MinDea Hope you feel better and the rest helps. Sorry to hear you're having a tough day. 💙 14mo
BarbaraBB What does your house look like the rest of the time 😊? Get well soon ❤️ 14mo
Caroline2 Oh no, I hope you feel better soon! 💗 14mo
laurenbescoby Feel better soon! We've already had NBC on twice this month, it'll just get worse (or should I say better, it's NBC!) From hereon 14mo
Lindy 🌻get well soon🌻 14mo
SandyW I hope you feel better soon, and second @BarbaraBB s question. 🎃🎃👻🎃 14mo
RachelO Hope tomorrow's better. And yay! for pre-ops - fingers crossed they get you in soon 14mo
Balibee146 Rest well and hope tomorrow is better zzzz xxxxx 14mo
TrishB @JennyM @Cathythoughts @squirrelbrain @DGRachel @MinDea @Caroline2 @miralunasbooknook @Lindy @RachelO @Balibee146 thank you lovely people 💕 I think my own expectations are a bit high at the moment!! 13mo
TrishB @BarbaraBB @SandyW pictures at a later time 😁 13mo
arlenefinnigan Hope you're feelings better today x 13mo
TrishB @arlenefinnigan thank you 😘 13mo
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Arcana
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🎃 Happy Halloween, Littens! 👻 This has always been my favorite day of the year! I hope that all of you, and any little ghosts and goblins you have around the house, enjoy every second! 🕷

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TrishB
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#halloween #octoberxfiles

‘It was late one fall in Halloweenland,
And the air had quite a chill.
Against the moon a skeleton sat,
Alone upon a hill.

Melissa_J I‘ve never watched this movie 😳 14mo
arlenefinnigan @Melissa_J oh you're in for a treat when you do! 14mo
Cortg I watched this movie for the 1st time this weekend! 14mo
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TrishB @melissa_j @arlenefinnigan absolutely! It‘s at least watched annually in our house! 14mo
TrishB @Cortg cool 👍🏻 14mo
Cinfhen Love those FunkoPops👻 14mo
Cinfhen And I haven‘t seen movie either @Melissa_J 🙄 14mo
Andrew65 These are great. Think I‘ve seen some if not all of the movie when it first came out. Thought it was very clever. 14mo
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GatheringBooks
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#ReadingResolutions Day 27: As can be seen in the images, the book is filled with #🎃. Accdg to Fats‘ review: “Jack Skellington may be bored with Halloween, but he was the best in his trade. Five stars for his effort in learning Santa‘s job but he simply wasn‘t good enough. He belongs to the graveyard for all of eternity. It is not for the faint-hearted as Burton is all about the bizarre and the macabre.” Her full review: https://wp.me/pDlzr-4I5

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wanderinglynn
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#HelloThursday
1. Treats!
2. the year I dressed as a banned book
3. The Nightmare Before Christmas &
Happy (early) All Hallow‘s Eve! 🎃👻🧙🏻‍♀️🔮🧡

Billypar Nice costume idea! Was it a particular banned book, or one in general? 14mo
wanderinglynn @Billypar I have a Gone With The Wind tee, but the general idea was banned books. I used the tee along with a big 🚫 sign that I attached to the tee. Then I wore my banned books scarf & socks and painted “banned books” on my face. I also carried around a book that had the reasons why the various books are banned. 14mo
Billypar @wanderinglynn That is so creative! I need to come up with some bookish costume ideas 🤔 14mo
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teebe
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All matches have been sent out. If you haven‘t received yours, please let me know and I will resend.

#nightmare4christmas

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego 🖤❤💚 I've already started shopping. 14mo
kamoorephoto I‘m kicking myself for missing this one! 13mo
kaysworld1 @kamoorephoto me too such a shame 12mo
teebe @kamoorephoto @kaysworld1 I‘ll do another one eventually 12mo
kamoorephoto @teebe I did one of these at Valentine‘s this year so maybe one around that time?! 🙏 12mo
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teebe
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Update: I‘m out of town for a funeral this weekend. This means I probably won‘t be able to sort matches until Monday night (instead of Sunday). Since I won‘t be able to sort the matches anyway, I‘ll keep the form open.

Sign ups close: Sunday, October 21.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScSV2Ia-CQixh3mtYhRJd_n9NN412R-dm8T3HTz...

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Sorry to hear that. 14mo
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wanderinglynn
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In case anyone is interested, this is the 25th anniversary of The Nightmare Before Christmas & Regal Cinema is showing it in theaters: https://www.regmovies.com/movies/tim-burtons-the-nightmare-before-christmas/B009...

MicheleinPhilly 25 years??? Oof. 14mo
wanderinglynn @MicheleinPhilly Right?!? It doesn‘t seem like it should be that old! Of course, I don‘t think I should be in my 40s either, so 😂😂😂 14mo
minkyb 25 years. Impossible. Did you check your math? 😂 14mo
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wanderinglynn @minkyb I admit math is not my strong point. And I swear it just came out a couple of years ago, right?! 😂 14mo
minkyb Can‘t be more than 5 🤔😂 14mo
wanderinglynn @minkyb 👍🏻🤣 14mo
PSreads73 More information that makes me feel old. Nightmare Before Christmas was released the year I turned 20. Since it‘s in Regal Cinemas I can go watch and pretend to be 20 for 1 hr and 16 min. 12mo
wanderinglynn @PSreads73 I feel your pain. But it was still fun to go see. 😉 12mo
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