Old_Style wrote:i'm starting to despise trick or treating. i've already gotten a handful of older teenage kids. if you're going to go trick or treating at that age, you could at least put forth some effort to wear a costume.
If you don't approve of their costume, just close the door. That's what I'd do.
Or better yet, use candy as a rating system.
If someone comes with something really creative, give them a few extra bars. If some clown teenager shows up in regular clothes, give him a half-eaten Snickers.