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Dallas' Scariest Haunted Houses 2014

Things were simpler when we were kids. Responsibilities consisted mainly of remembering to feed the dog, not touching the rat poison under the sink, and leaving dad alone when he's drinking his "grown-up" apple juice in the front yard.

But the absolute best part about being a kid no competition was Halloween. Free candy, horror movie marathons, going to school dressed up like Batman; was anything better than that? Nope.

Yet as we grew older, more and more people decided that a 20-year-old Power Ranger probably didn't need a handful of fun-sized Snickers.

But fear not, fellow travelers of the night, we can still have fun during this most ghoulish of holidays. We can buy our own candy dammit. And beer! In fact, now that I think about it, being a kid kinda sucked.

This Halloween leave the past in the past and celebrate like an adult, by getting the shit scared out of you at one of DFW's spooktacular haunted houses.

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Nicholas Bostick is a national award-winning writer and former student journalist. He's written for the Dallas Observer since 2014, when he started as an intern, and has been published on Pegasus News, dallasnews.com and Relieved, among other publications. Nick enjoys writing about everything from concerts to cobblers and learns a little more with every article.
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