Is it safe in 2016 to open the doors to your homes to strangers with unidentifiable costumes?
The crime rates in America has gone up since the 90's and that puts the vulnerabilities of festive Americans in jeopardy. Is Halloween worth celebrating knowing that you also risk being a victim of a home invasion or robbery?
Statistically most people are killed by those they know. During Halloween most of these "strangers" are children ages 3-14.
If anything most parents of children are more concerned about the person opening up the front door.
My threshold is adult abilities. If you are able to drive the car up to the cul de sac or old enough to hold a job to earn money to buy your own candy, you don't get it from me.
So whether 2 or 12, I'll give treats. For the high schoolers and college students that have come to my door, many taller than me, the answer is no.
by LongTimeMother 4 weeks ago
If I lived in the US I’d be inviting those in the path of the giant hurricane to come stay at my home for a few days ... to keep them safe until the danger has passed.I know of two families in South Carolina and Virginia who I’d love to quickly get on a plane to somewhere safe.
by oldandwise 6 years ago
Many people like to leave their bedroom doors open at night. In the event of a fire, this could prove deadly. By keeping the door closed you will buy some time from heat, fire and smoke. If your excuse is small children, purchase monitors and close the doors. Keep in mind, the smoke will kill you...
by rutley 6 years ago
Do you open a door for others or just yourself? Be honest!Some folks let it slam right in your face!
by Devika Primić 4 years ago
Is your neighborhood safe enough to leave home doors unlocked?When visiting a neighbor for coffee or when going for a long walks
by Tubble 7 years ago
Are front doors supposed to open inward or out and why?
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