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Post by CDeaton on Wed Oct 01, 2008 9:21 pm

So - it's October - that means Halloween. A fun, sugary, not-a-school-night (for once) holiday. What will you be doing? Trick-or-treating, handing out the candy, scaring the crap out of little kids, wasting away at the computer, or something else?

I'm going to take part in Reverse Trick-or-Treating - where you go to people's houses, and you give THEM candy - card with a piece of Fair Trade chocolate attached. This is done in support of Fair Trade, the idea that farmers in developing and 3rd world countries should get paid a fair price for their goods (namely coffee and cocoa), rather then much less of what farmers in advanced countries would earn. These less fortunate farmers often employ forced child labor, and can still stay in poverty. It's a lose-lose situation for everyone except us lazy Americans who buy Hershey's at the local Wal-Mart. Unfortunately, the deadline was today (October 1st), but for more information about Fair Trade and Reverse Trick-Or-Treating, visit:
http://www.equalexchange.coop/reverse-sign-up/
http://www.globalexchange.org/campaigns/fairtrade/cocoa/reversetrickortreating/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_trade
Hmm... that turned into a bit of an advertisement for Fair Trade. Oh well. So post what you'll be doing this Halloween!
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Post by Sio on Wed Oct 01, 2008 10:56 pm

That sounds interesting. Even if I can't do the Fair Trade thing, I stil think I may give candy to them. Sounds fun.

I must also comment you could be a very good speaker on a commercial. Happy Face
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Post by CDeaton on Thu Oct 02, 2008 7:54 pm

Hmmm... I wonder how much an advertiser gets paid...
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Post by thefreeman on Thu Oct 02, 2008 8:38 pm

i'm not realy doing anything halloween becouse 1 i'm jewish and 2 if i go walking around monterrey asking for candy i'll get mugged, shot stabbed, and probably killed 50 times each.
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Post by Sio on Thu Oct 02, 2008 10:12 pm

Wow. You have a point thefreeman...
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Post by Edgar the Alien on Thu Oct 02, 2008 11:02 pm

many anti semitists in Monterrey, Thefreeman?
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Post by thefreeman on Fri Oct 03, 2008 3:52 pm

nah its just a big city in mexico and seeing as how i'm a redhead who doesnt speak a lot of spanish.......
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Post by osh on Fri Oct 03, 2008 6:35 pm

im just going to try to scare the crap out of people. its fun. Very Happy
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