Only the walking-dead would approach the house.

The Little kids would not come up to the house...afraid, I had to go down the driveway to them. There were wolves howling and Bats flying around, and outside the house it was even scarier.
(Fog machines, firepots(fake), and red floodlights)

Some would not take the candy after my hand slipped out of my sleeve and fell into the bowl - HA Ha ha HO Ho ho.