Lot 48: best halloween memory

October 13, 2014

best halloween memory

unfortunately, i don't have a picture of my best halloween.  but i kind of have a picture of it. 


take a look at the picture above.  that is me and my sister rachelle and her friends.  i was going to a small college my freshman year and i wanted to go visit my sister at her college 3 hours away and party halloween with her.  

her apartment building was  having a party the first night i got there, but rachelle had to work.  and i got a brilliant idea.  everybody always told us that rachelle and i look identical.  in high school, people would come up to me alllllll the time and say, "hi rachelle!!" so being the brilliant and fun person i am, i wanted to switch places with her and see if anybody noticed.  i told rachelle "this is the perfect opportunity! you go to work, i'll dress up as a greek goddess with your friends and go to the party as you!!!" she was all for it.

at the party, i was rachelle.  people came up to me and said "hi rachelle!" i met people and told them "my" major, blah blah blah.  i talked to her bishop (an lds leader of a congregation) about her putting in her mission papers to serve her lds mission (that she didn't serve as got married instead) and everyone believed i was rachelle.  it was EXCELLENT. 

some people followed me and her friends back to their apartment, and then rachelle came home. i told her "you talked to this person, you did this with this person, this and that" so if someone asked her about it, our prank wouldn't fail!

there was a guy sitting in the living room that i had talked to at the party and she decided to tell him that she was rachelle and i was her sister.  he got kind of mad.  i think he liked her and had just wasted 10 minutes talking to someone who he thought was her but wasn't.

the next day, we hit another party where i dressed as a witch, hence the picture above.  

and just for fun, some pictures from a few years later when i went as serena vanderwoodsen.


me and my two best friends.  left to right: patrisha, a 1940's knockout, and elise, some 60's icon i forgot the name of.


and here i am with rachelle again.  she was engaged here and her and her husband went as mr and mrs smith.  


caught in a spiderweb!


more of our friends, dressed as dinosaurs! 

i am so glad i got an excuse to tell that story!! i was pretty proud of myself that everybody believed i was rachelle!! 

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6 comments:

  1. I have a twin sister and we do this switching prank a LOT. I would have been tricked too because you guys look so alike.

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  2. That looks like so much fun. The switching prank is AWESOME. I've never had anyone to do that with, but there was one Halloween where my brother and I dressed up as each other. The next year, there was a rule against cross-dressing...

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  3. That is too funny! Great trick. :)

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  4. How funny...you hear of that happening on tv and movies but I have never known anyone that actually did it and fooled people!!

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  5. That is hilarious! Love that you were able to pull off the prank!

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  6. Hahaha!! LOVE IT!! Everyone says my sister and I look a lot like - you have made me want to do this with my sister!

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