1. Food and Wine has come up with a definitive ranking of Halloween candy. It's nice that someone took on this massive feat and all, but I can't really get behind their list 100 percent. The top seven are all chocolate. Where's the love for the fruity candy? Florida's no. 1 Halloween candy, Airheads, didn't even make it on the list. And there's no mention of those weird, too-sticky, orange-and-black-wrapped "peanut butter" candies. At least they got candy corn right, placing it right before toothbrushes. Yes folks, it's preferable to get a toothbrush instead of candy corn on Halloween.
2. Remember Choose your Own Adventure books from when you were a kid? Well, YouTube's got an updated Halloween version for you! Watch the above video (starring tons of TubeCelebs, like Felicia Day, GloZell and more), choose your destiny and watch hilarity (or horror) ensue.
3. Headed out downtown Orlando tonight? Our photographer will be there, snapping shots of all your costume creations. Take a look through this gallery of crazy costumes we caught out on the town last year.
5. Is there anything cuter than pets dressed up for Halloween? This gallery makes a great argument for nope.
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