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Halloween
« on: October 16, 2021, 08:43:38 PM »
On 26th October against Boreham Wood anyone wearing anything connected to Halloween will be given a raffle ticket on entry to the ground and the raffle will be drawn at half time. The prize is £25. This has been organised by Friends of the Linnets Supporters Club.

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Re: Halloween
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2021, 02:26:30 PM »
On 26th October against Boreham Wood anyone wearing anything connected to Halloween will be given a raffle ticket on entry to the ground and the raffle will be drawn at half time. The prize is £25. This has been organised by Friends of the Linnets Supporters Club.

£25 will pay the cost of the winners ticket,a pint and a bacon roll. :scarf:
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Re: Halloween
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2021, 04:00:00 PM »
With us Lynn Supporters, how will you know whoís wearing something associated with Halloween and our usual attire?

Mallard, you can wear your electric blue suit!

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Re: Halloween
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2021, 04:09:09 PM »
The one with the big pockets and squirting flower ?

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Re: Halloween
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2021, 04:17:42 PM »
It shouldnít be hard spotting the ones wearing something connected to Halloween but I get your point

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Re: Halloween
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2021, 04:19:27 PM »
Malc will be wearing tweed, deer stalker and carrying a shooting stick ?

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Re: Halloween
« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2021, 04:47:22 PM »
If Gash turns up does he get an automatic entry into your draw Mr Hill :laughcry:

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Re: Halloween
« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2021, 04:50:38 PM »
or for that matter anyone with the surname Webb.

What happens if I park my Alfa Spider in the club car park ?

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Re: Halloween
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2021, 05:08:54 PM »

What happens if I park my Alfa Spider in the club car park ?

Well, nobody would steal it!  😂
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« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2021, 05:42:42 PM »

What happens if I park my Alfa Spider in the club car park ?

Well, nobody would steal it!  😂

One of the many benefits of owning it :laughcry:

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« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2021, 05:51:38 PM »
If Gash turns up wearing Halloween attire he would get a ticket if he hasnít then no ticket

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Re: Halloween
« Reply #11 on: October 17, 2021, 08:43:01 PM »
Gone thro my whole wardrobe and nothing relating to Halloween in sight......save for the Spiderman outfit....will that do ?

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Re: Halloween
« Reply #12 on: October 19, 2021, 04:34:00 PM »
I donít think Spider-Man has anything to do  with Halloween but I will check and as I will be the man handing out the tickets I feel itís highly unlikely

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« Reply #13 on: October 19, 2021, 08:13:45 PM »
Fair enough, MAH..........I can see I am going to have to up my game to qualify for a raffle ticket !

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Re: Halloween
« Reply #14 on: October 19, 2021, 10:02:25 PM »
I donít think Spider-Man has anything to do  with Halloween but I will check and as I will be the man handing out the tickets I feel itís highly unlikely


Kes, I think you've got a valid claim to qualify! Maybe Malcolm is an arachnophobe!   :dontknow:

Spiders and Halloween seem to go hand in hand. As soon as October arrives, supermarket shelves are filled with spider-themed snacks and treats; and how many kids parties have you been to and found yourself surrounded by a sea of spider-related decorations? But what exactly is the connection between Halloween and spiders?


Historically it seems spiders association with Halloween is linked to their connection with witches. Spiders, along with black cats, bats and rats were believed to be evil companions of witches during the Middle Ages.

Reinforcing this image are the iconic landmarks associated with Halloween such as haunted houses, graveyards, dungeons and creepy caves, all of which house their own array of spiders and spider webs.

As well as the scary connotations, in many countries around the world spiders were regarded as mystical creatures due to their web-making abilities! In folklore they are described as storytellers and oracles of fate, wealth, and sometimes death.


Because of their connection to the supernatural, there are countless superstitions around spiders. For example, my grandmother would always say that Ė spiders in your house is a sign of a happy home.


Weíve all spotted a spider in our homes at one time or another, but were you aware that the colour of the spider can represent different things?

For example if a white spider has set up its home above your bed you will have good luck. However, if a black spider has decided to move in then youíll be in for some misfortune.

This spider superstition harks back to the arachnidís connection to witches. As spiders were believed to be evil companions of these iconic Halloween figures, it was thought that if a spider fell into a candle-lit lamp and got consumed by the flame then witches were near by.


Not all spider superstitions are associated with bad happenings. For example, spiders are believed to be omens of good luck (well, apart from tarantulas and black widows). Seeing a spider in your home could mean that good fortune is heading your way, and in particular money! The bigger the spider, the bigger the reward!


Because of the mystical powers spiders are supposed to have, there are a few superstitions around causing them harm. Did you know that stepping on a spider is meant to be bad luck? Well, not necessarily, more of an annoyance. Why? Well, one superstition is that stepping on a spider will result in a downpour of rain.
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