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Halloween Candy Calculator October 27, 2021

Posted by skinbad in Food.

Not a bad idea. Although I almost didn’t get past the ridiculous subtitle: “Don’t get stuck with dreaded mounds of extra Hershey bars this year.” What the H? You madam, are FAKE NEWS.

Mindblow: 7734, from Heroes is actually hell written upside down on a  calculator: sabaton

Variables are:


Number of anticipated kids


Days to Halloween

Number in Household

Sneakiness/Snitching Factor


For me? I just finished a basement remodel (a giant TV with new carpet and paint around it). I’ll probably hide out there and watch something scary. My calculations aren’t very complicated: (number of doorbell rings) (zero response) = zero candy needed.


1. Jimbro - October 27, 2021

We don’t get any trick-or-treaters which is good. Listening to our cattle dogs lose their shit and trying to restrain them while opening the door to greet them would be dicey. Our driveway is about 100 feet long and is dark so that’s a disincentive too.

2. geoff - October 28, 2021

I don’t think that analytic approach is very useful when the candy consumption is overwhelmingly dominated by the snitching factor.

As it is in any proper American household.

3. What in the Samhain Hot Links – Tacky Raccoons - October 31, 2021

[…] Not sure why anyone would want to avoid Halloween candy leftovers, but here’s a calculator. [h/t Innocent Bystanders] […]

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