Where do you hide easter eggs?

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  1. Stevennix2001 profile image89
    Stevennix2001posted 8 years ago

    In honor of easter, what's the most original place you've ever hidden an easter egg or found one when you were younger?  big_smile

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      Pani Midnyte Odinposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      My grandfather hid a few on top of the clothes line one year. It took forever for us to find them... and then figure out a way to reach them lol

      I've always found that the ones hidden in plain sight are hard to find.

    2. Sally's Trove profile image79
      Sally's Troveposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      When I was a kid, I loved to visit my friend Lois. Her family had a large, elegant house with a music room. One hot spring day, she and I were in the music room wanting to play the piano, but the room stank of that sulfur smell that belongs to rotten eggs. We both went looking for the source, and found one colored Easter egg resting inside the lid of the baby grand and another on the floor behind the floor-to-ceiling draperies surrounding the bowed windows.  Funny thing...Lois was Jewish. Just goes to show what a non-denominational tradition the Easter egg hunt is in this country.

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        Pani Midnyte Odinposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        lol We never used real eggs, thank goodness, because it seemed that we would always find a few leftover from Easter a few months later big_smile

    3. Bredavies profile image72
      Bredaviesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      behind the toilet.

    4. Will Say Plenty profile image57
      Will Say Plentyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I so wanna say something nasty!

      1. Stevennix2001 profile image89
        Stevennix2001posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        family guy reference:  Peter:  i know. i know...it's in your butt.  smile

        1. Beth100 profile image75
          Beth100posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          but ya can't...it's cracked.  tongue

          1. Stevennix2001 profile image89
            Stevennix2001posted 8 years agoin reply to this

            lollol hi beth, hows it going?

            1. Beth100 profile image75
              Beth100posted 8 years agoin reply to this

              okay.  I'm already heading off..had to check out if the Bunny came by in this thread or not yet.  smile

              how about you?

              I'll check in tomorrow.  Until then, have a good night. xoxo

              1. Stevennix2001 profile image89
                Stevennix2001posted 8 years agoin reply to this

                i'm okay. well i'll see you tomorrow then beth. it was good seeing you. hope you have a great night.  smile

        2. Will Say Plenty profile image57
          Will Say Plentyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          i love that show!

    5. NayelJoy profile image51
      NayelJoyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      hmmm.. my Grandfather usually hides it inside a dirty jar..so my cousins and me won't able to get it inside ahhha...i miss that moment.

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    Lecieposted 8 years ago

    i was in charge of hiding eggs for my younger sister. my mom told me to think of a place she would never look. so i put them in the trash can. i was only 6 at the time. smile

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    pinkyleeposted 8 years ago

    the bottom of the gutter drain thingy's lol ... under the porch

  4. blondepoet profile image70
    blondepoetposted 8 years ago

    Here in Australia I never knew we were supposed to hide them. Is it a tradition over there to hide them?. Wow awesome.

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image95
      Rochelle Frankposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      What? Here in the US at least, the big thing was to "Hunt" for the Easter eggs.
      My older sister used to wake me up early on Easter morning to find the baskets, the eggs and the candy-- then to re-hide them before our parents got up, so we would find everything in different places from where the "bunny" had hidden them originally.

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      cosetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      yeah, supposedly the Easter Bunny comes and hides them. we also have this thing called egg rolling where people roll eggs with sticks and i have no idea where that one comes from. no one does it here in the Southwest though...must be a southern thing big_smile

      'k, i have hidden eggs in flowerpots, under the Weber lid, in shrubs, in birdbaths and fountains and in the trunk of my son's toy car, oh and the mailbox, to name a few. one he never found was stuck in a windhime so it looked like part of the sculpture...

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    Lecieposted 8 years ago

    we have an easter egg hunt every year. it's great fun for the whole family. that is if your whole family doesn't sit around drinking while the kids are looking through the house and yard. the kids wind up being the laughter for the adults sipping wine coolers. i no longer participate in my family's traditions. i just stay home all day staring at the walls and talking to all of you. that may become my new tradition. lol

  6. west40 profile image58
    west40posted 8 years ago

    My kids are grown now but I always just hid the Easter Basket, one year I hid clues all over the house and the kids had to follow the clues to their baskets.

  7. blondepoet profile image70
    blondepoetposted 8 years ago

    I still yet do not know why eggs are hidden. Is it a custom in US?

    1. Stevennix2001 profile image89
      Stevennix2001posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      pretty much.  you see here in the usa. it's a tradition to tell  kiddies that the easter bunny will hop along and hide  eggs and various other goodies around the house and/or other places, and the kids will run out to find them all day.  it's kind  of the same schtick with santa clause, if you catch my drift.

  8. flread45 profile image78
    flread45posted 8 years ago

    In a tree crotch.

  9. Beth100 profile image75
    Beth100posted 8 years ago

    Oh, didn't answer your question...small chocolate eggs wrapped in foil hidden in the dogs' dishes with all their kibble.  Dog's guarded their dishes and wouldn't let anyone except my
    own kids near them.  big_smile

    Another place:  on top of the door sill (or jamb...or frame...or whatever that thing is called again).  Those sat up there for a long time.  I think one or two have been recycled for a few years.  lol  (just kidding about that last little bit)  lol

  10. Rafini profile image88
    Rafiniposted 8 years ago

    When I was a kid, my mom boiled 2 dozen eggs - 1 dozen each for my sister and I, and we hid them for each other changing rooms every year.  Since there was a dozen each, we never lost any  lol.  Let's see, where did we hide them?  In the couch, chair, behind the tv, in the stereo, on top of the fridge, in the lamps, on the china cabinet, on the window sills - anywhere they would fit!  Even better if the color matched, so they would be harder to see.  smile

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    sneakorocksolidposted 8 years ago

    Well he's 20 now but we still hide his basket! We are very creative! We sometimes hide it in a closet on a hanger under a coat. We've done the dryer, his equipment bag, the roof, his car, his friends house, his shower, the intake for the air, a chair under the diningroom table pushed in, my office, my truck, my wifes car, the back fence and behind his backboard. Just to mention a few but, we kept it age appropriate. Our son has said to us,"You two are wrong!" Last couple of years he'll get up and just look at us then ask," Are we still going to play this stupid game?" We say ask the rabbit, then it's on!smile

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    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    aaaa I miss hiding easter eggs for my little ones. sad I of course had to hide them in plain sight because they are just 2 but it was so much fun...and then for the older ones we would hide them in the classroom a little harder but not by much since they are so young..but oh I miss watching them hunt for the eggs sad

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    mega1posted 8 years ago

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XJfRzNOJNE

    eddie izzard's famous take on easter & christmas!

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    Pack Secureposted 8 years ago

    On the BBQ Grill. 

    We have a yearly tradition at our house. We hide the eggs (plastic kind) outside in the yard, each egg has a small amount of change inside.  We count the eggs and then divide it by the amount of children doing the hunt, so each child gets the same number of eggs.  Once one child is done looking, they may help the others if they want help.

  15. Dame Scribe profile image60
    Dame Scribeposted 8 years ago

    My parents had hid a basket in the car tongue lol I hid one out in the garden shed but had to place the trail markers (chocolate kisses) along the wall of the house and piled in nooks n crevices of the shed tongue dogs would've eaten them lol

 
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