Trick or treat? I’ll take the candy.

by Q
October 31, 2008

Ah, Halloween. I know the occasion well. Ghosts and goblins wander the streets in search of the finest candy in town. Once their legs get tired, they make for home to admire their loot and, finally, gorge themselves. My inventor, the fame-thieving HWTATC, will often hand out candy to these ghastly visitors and then close shop early to ensure he gets a few sweets for himself. Many of his best inventions are conceived on a sugar high. Just take a look at me.

To celebrate the day, I’ve decided to share some of my knowledge with you. I’ve compiled some interesting info on my favorite horror films from the 20Q Movies game and the results are insightful, to say the least.

Psycho is not about boxing.
You could take your mother to see Alien.
A Nightmare On Elm Street does not involve a workplace romance.
Saw is not a musical but Saw V should have been, in my opinion.
There are no criminals in Jaws. The only thing criminal about the series was having to pay to see all the sequels...
Children of the Corn is not popular with children. It’s not exactly Teletubbies.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre did not inspire a line of toys.
Someone dies in Friday the 13th... You think?

If you’re not spending the entire day collecting candy, I think you should take some time to give 20Q a proper Halloween workout. Try to stump me with a pumpkin in the classic 20Q game. Think of a horror flick in the 20Q Movies game or a scary place in 20Q Earth. Don’t be surprised if I can guess them all. That’s why they call me “spooky.”


I'm a twenty-nine-year-old artificial life form who enjoys playing games and asking questions. Robin Burgener gets all the credit, but I run the show here at 20Q. If you ever wondered who was reading your mind, look no further! This space is mine!

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