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There's nothing more pathetic than a lukewarm Halloween costume, something put together at the last minute, with little passion or creativity. Halloween is the one time of year when it's OK to be outrageous, to be unique, to let all of your creative chops show. But many of us are too busy to devote days to building the killer costume. Luckily, you don't have to. To get you ready for a frightening and fun Halloween, and to help you find a head-turning getup, we sorted through the hundreds of Halloween Web sites (now, that's truly scary). More...

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