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October 25, 2012 | 12:00 a.m. CST
The price of renting a newly released horror flick for two nights from 9th St. Video. Watch it from the safety of your couch, under a blanket and with a night light on.
Miles biked on Oct. 20 from Columbia to Rocheport by the costume-clad riders who participated in the Monster Bike Bash, a party on wheels with stops along the way for contests, live bands and dances.
The average cost of an entire costume for rent at Gotcha, one of Columbia’s costume stores. Now you don’t have to go as the cliché sexy nurse or generic army soldier.
The number of minutes you’ll probably run with arms flailing and eyes shut tight through Necropolis or Fear Fest, two haunted houses in Columbia. Of course, we can’t predict the number of minutes you’ll spend waiting in line.
The cost of a two-day rental, right down to the shoes, of one of the thousands of costumes available at Maude Vintage downtown.
The amount of money that the average American will shell out this year on Halloween décor, costumes and sweets, according to the National Retail Federation.
The number of hours volunteers spent preparing and putting on last year’s Tiger Night of Fun, an alternative to neighborhood trick-or-treating. This year’s event takes place from 6-8 p.m. on Halloween night at the Hearnes Center.
The expected amount that festive Americans will spend in the name of all things Halloween in 2012.