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An actual Halloween costume, on sale in the US.
An actual Halloween costume, on sale in the US.
Image: Costumeish

Poll: Can a house party Halloween costume ever be 'inappropriate'?

Do some people go too far?
Oct 11th 2015, 8:30 AM 21,461 33

HALLOWEEN’S ON THE way. And as seems to happen around this time every year, stories about controversial and outrageous costumes are making the headlines – particularly online.

Now, clearly costumes like this one of the infamous lion-shooting US dentist or any of those sexy ‘whatever-you’re-having-yourself’ outfits (like this one) wouldn’t be entirely appropriate at a child’s party.

But is there such a thing as an ‘inappropriate’ costume – if you’re heading to a house party with friends. Isn’t being a little bit distasteful all part of the fun?

What do you think?

Poll Results:

Anything goes. (3415)
Some costumes can go too far. (3196)
I draw the line at Sexy Donald Trump. (1003)
No interest/opinion. (947)

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Daragh Brophy


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