Those of us who live in Upstate New York know the ritual well.

Go to the store, Salvation Army or Grandma's attic and get a costume together.  Gather at your house with your friends to prepare the "candy route" in your neighborhood.  Try and guess what everybody is going as that night.  And then off you go into the night. 

BUT WAIT!

Don't forget to put a big coat, hat and gloves on OVER your costume to deal with the Upstate cold weather that usually visits us on Halloween night.

So, what was your favorite Halloween costume when you were a kid?