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Inadvisable Child Costume of the Year

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Brand’s daughter is a big fan of Minecraft, and this year insisted on being a Creeper, the terrifying exploding menaces that spawn throughout the game.

If I had a nickel for every time I opened the door of my fort to find a Creeper standing there, I’d have — well, I wouldn’t have many nickels because I quickly learned to build a second story window from which I could see my front door and shoot any horrible monsters with bows and arrows before I left for the day.

I… just hope nobody flipped out and grabbed their 8-bit swords to do battle upon seeing her costume, that’s all.

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