Best Geeky Halloween Costumes For Couples (2015)

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Halloween is around the corner and those who are going to be hoping to dress up as a couple have to start sifting through the options that are out there and not all of them are going to be sufficient. So, what are some of the choices you are going to have in front of you with regards to this event? Let’s take a look at some of the best halloween costume choices for couples who are looking to dress as something that is geeky and trendy at the same time. These options should more than suffice.

The Double Rainbow

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Yes, this is one of those geeky phrases that can be turned into a costume and is something everyone will understand and definitely get a laugh at. The double rainbow video is something that went viral and is a catchphrase at this point in time and those who want to look good and unique at the same time can dress as two rainbows.

It would be different and this time around everyone would get a chance to see the double rainbow. It would definitely be something that would be deemed as being remarkably creative.

Doctor And The Tardis

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Doctor Who is truly one of the greatest innovations in the world of geeks and it does not get better than this for those who are trying to stay on topic. Dress up as the Doctor and his ever present Tardis in order to catch the attention of those who are going to be around you.

This is a wonderful option for those who want to be creative and still look good at the same time.

It is definitely in theme and is going to make you more than happy at the end of the day.

Pacman And Ghost

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Geeks love the idea of going out and playing Pacman as it is one of those games that does not age regardless of how much time goes by. It is always going to be there and kids of all ages will have played it at one point or another. Pacman is a major character and going as the ghost would be a wonderful option.

It would create quite the duo and would really stand out in a good way. It would be a stunning option as most people don’t dive into this category when it comes to dressing up and that has to be noted down when making a choice.

Hermione And Ron (Harry Potter)


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Yes, this is one of those couples that has been talked about for a very long time in the world of geeks and you just can’t go wrong with this option as it is a timeless classic to say the least. Those who go into this category are going to have a lot to work with and that does not just include Harry Potter.

Ron and Hermione were just as popular and are quite the couple in the eyes of the world. Why not go as them and truly showcase your love for one another as a couple?

Team Rocket (Pokemon)

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Want to change things up and truly be a couple that stands out and is going to take things by storm? Why not go with an option that is going to bring the house down? This is where Team Rocket is an excellent option as they are some of the finest villains in the world of anime. Pokemon is quite popular among geeks and they are the main villains in the show. Why not go with them in this regard and make the most as this villainous couple?

These are some of the best costume ideas for those who are trying to get their ‘geek’ on and wish to do it the right way. There are many who are not going to understand what the best method would be, but these ideas are some of the finest you could go with that are not only creative but are going to bring a smile to the faces of everyone who gets to see them. They are truly going to stand out and will make you the center of attention as desired. Go with any of these to get the result you crave.

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Great Homemade Geek Halloween Costume Ideas For 2015

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If you want to be sure that you are able to get the most out of your Halloween costume, it is best to put some personality and creativity into it. If you are a geek, like many people, you will definitely want to be sure that you take advantage of Halloween as a great way to express yourself. You will be able to create costumes from the comfort of your own home, which will allow you to make the most of this holiday, so that you are able to enjoy any kind of party you are going to, or trick or treating if the costume is for a child.

With this in mind, you can use this guide in order to kick around some great ideas. By taking advantage of these points, you will have some guidelines that will allow you to start putting together Halloween costumes that are perfect for scratching that geek itch. With this in mind, take advantage of this information and start using it so that when October 31 rolls around, you are well taken care of and able to provide yourself with everything that you need for excellent costumes.

2015 is The Year For Star Wars Theme

With a new Star Wars movie coming out in just a couple of months, you owe it to yourself to embrace the inner geek by making a Star Wars themed costume.

Darth Vader vs Anakin Skywalker

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Everybody goes with Darth Vader, so perhaps you can select a costume that is a little bit more out-of-the-box. For example, instead of going the Darth Vader route, consider Anakin Skywalker instead. This will allow you to pay homage to the prequels, while embracing the character that would eventually go on to become Darth Vader. So right before you embrace the dark side, come up with some ways to create a cloak that looks like this fallen would-be Jedi.

Yoda – Jedi Master

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You can also get creative with some makeup in order to create a Yoda costume. This wise old Jedi Master is filled with quotables and a highly interesting form of speaking. You can purchase some elf ears and have fun with green face paint or make up in order to go to work on your own Yoda costume. By matching it with a light saber and cloak, you will be in a great position to get the wonderful costume that you might have never thought possible.

Princess Leia, Han Solo, or Obi-Wan Kenobi

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Another great selection would be to dress up like Princess Leia if you are a female or opt for Han Solo or Obi-Wan Kenobi to pay homage to the original trilogy. These movies are incredibly timeless and will allow you to flex your Star Wars muscle in order to truly enjoy them. There is nothing like jumping in and getting your kicks from these wonderful movies by re-creating Princess Leia’s hair design or attempting to re-create the boyish wonder of Luke Skywalker. Regardless of what you are going for, there is plenty of source material to choose from which will allow you to embrace the geek within.

New Star Wars Characters

If you are feeling bold, maybe you can even jump in and dress as one of the new Star Wars characters. Not a lot is known about the new story, so you will be able to get a jumpstart on all fans in order to start embracing this new cast of characters which will become embedded in the hearts and minds of every body soon enough. This is an excellent way to begin embracing the force and truly taking advantage of everything that comes with it. Take this matter into full account so that you are able to make the absolute most of these stories by creating a wonderful costume that will suit you this Halloween.

This would be the perfect time to rewatch these movies in order to get some great ideas for your costume. Chances are, you will have no shortage of ideas and will go to work quickly trying to figure out how to make yourself or your child look as much like the timeless characters as possible. This will be a fun challenge which will allow you to have fun with one of your favorite sci-fi movie franchises.

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Halloween Trick or Treating Safety Tips

Halloween is a time of witches and ghouls, when the streets come alive with fiends and monsters. It is also a very exciting time for the children as they get ready in their costumes to go trick or treating. In the excitement it can easily be forgotten about the safety of the children.

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They will be going onto the streets in the dark, in most cases with an adult, but there are still many that will go out in small groups on their own. Young children are not aware of safety issues, as the whole world is something that should be explored. So what safety tips need to be taken on board for Halloween?

There is actually a long list concerning safety aspects on Halloween, and some of them are just as much for adults as well as the children.

Pumpkins

• Carving out a face or something else with a pumpkin is a long tradition of Halloween, however as a sharp knife is required, it is always advisable that the adults do this part. The children can use a marker pen to draw a face on the pumpkin that the adult can then cut out for them.
• Although candles are often used inside pumpkins, it is much safer these days to purchase a small LED torch or glow stick from an online auction site. If you are going to use candles, then an adult should be present all of the time.

Costumes

• As it is usually dark outside when kids go trick or treating, make sure that they have reflective tape on them. This is because most Halloween costumes are dark, and so it is difficult for drivers to see them. By putting reflective tape on them, they will then become visible, and it also adds an extra piece of spookiness to the costume.
• When you are out hiring or purchasing a costume, always make sure that it is fire retardant.
• Always make sure that the children are wearing shoes that fit well, and they can walk in. A lot of accidents are related to footwear.
• Masks are often used, but these can hinder eyesight, so buy a face paint kit and use that instead.
• Ensure that all children are carrying pocket flashlights with new batteries.
• At least one child should be carrying a mobile phone, and be capable of calling 911.

Trick Or Treating

• Always stay on the sidewalk, do not walk on the road.
• An adult should accompany kids under 16 all of the time.
• Plan a route before you leave and stick to it, and show the kids where they will be going.
• A lot of child accidents involve a motor vehicle, so keep tight control of them near roads.
• Only houses with a light on the porch should be visited.
• Make it clear to children that they should never go in a home under any circumstances.

Halloween is a fantastic time for both adults and children, and by following the above tips you are ensuring that the potential for any problems is being kept to a minimum.

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