11. Tricks for treats
In Ireland and Scotland, if the young people performed a song or dance on Halloween, it was considered as a “trick” and they would receive fruit, coins, or nuts as treats.
12. Going A-Souling
During the 3-days celebration, the poor people visited the wealthy citizens and received pastries as treats.
13. Prank show instead performing
Although the North America’ Scottish and Irish immigrants brought the main traditions, the young people preferred only the prank shows. Unfortunately, these pranks, with increasing violence, started to cause a lot of damages to the properties. That’s why since 1920, the situation led to organized town trick or treating.
14. Sugar shortage
During the World War II in the 1940s, the sugar usage was cut, because of the rationing, which caused halting the trick or treating for a while.
15. The sweetest treats
According to a research, 50% of the kids prefer chocolate, 24% would choose candy and 10% – gum, as a treat.