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The Doctor's Note.

Halt! This is the costume judgement zone! Let's see, who do we have here...

Little Red Riding Hood, eh?
Perfect! You may pass!
Only people with suitable costumes can hang out at this party, according to the witch. Man, imagine NOT dressing up for the holidays!



Anyway... you remember her riddle, don't you?
"Of the twelve who will be present in the dining hall tonight, which treat belongs to whom?" ...or something along those lines.

I hope you've been making good progress! There's still some time left before the deadline, so I'll help you out a little.
The witch's treats are super varied, but not all of them are easy to obtain. Apparently, some were only available in certain places!
Take a look at this!
It might prove useful to you.

View info about treat origins.

#1: The Human World

This is our turf, and you know how we are! We love our media, and the media loves its ADS.

Products from the human world have a perfectly polished image, and sometimes come with an entire elaborate backstory, courtesy of... whatever marketing department was assigned to handle it.

So to be into treats from the human world, you have to be somewhat accepting of the inherent dishonesty behind most of them.

#2: The Monster World

Monsters really value their traditions.

Apparently, products stay for a long time in the public's mind across generations there. They don't let go of the "classics" as easily as we do in our fast-paced, competitive world.

I guess a lot of people do prefer it if a product is exactly what it says on the package, no more, no less.

#3: The Winged Overworld

It's really hard to get stuff up there!

But that's not an issue, because the winged kind of don't care about candy in the first place. They're more concerned with making a profit, and not in the same way we humans would! They're obsessed with status symbols, and being "the best of the best", so I think...

Even their candy choices will be biased.

The witch complained about having to deal with vendors from all over the place to gather her treats. She's so dedicated to catering!
I can't say any more than this though, since I don't know what treats she actually bought. Oh, no- don't tell me anything about that!
She wants to surprise her guests, you know? And I DO want to be surprised! It'd be a shame if you went and ruined that for anyone here.

Five: Give him your thanks!


Five understands a lot better now! Thanks for helping, Nino!

Five is getting close to the correct answer... everyone think so too, right? But, still need to think some more...

So, let's talk to guests again! This time, Five will find new people... to ask new questions to!

The Witch's Challenge - Second Night.
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Wight
Wight
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Oh thank god you're here! I'd like to report a crime. I saw a small child dressed as a ghost shoot one of the party attendants.

zeph
zeph
7 months ago
Reply to  Wight

yes hello officer i would like to counter-report this guy for being a massive snitch. life in prison shall do

Ashenchromatic
Ashenchromatic
7 months ago
Reply to  zeph

i would like to counter counter report this guy for not having cool sunglasses like everyone else present in this conversation. death sentence seems appropriate.

Hans
Hans
7 months ago
Reply to  Ashenchromatic

counter counter counter-report This guy just painted their normal glasses lenses black. Solitary confinement is the only answer.

Last edited 7 months ago by Hans
Wight
Wight
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

What are C.U.s?

nevermind3476
nevermind3476
7 months ago
Reply to  Wight

Sorry to interject, but I also witnessed the crime, and it happens that the perpetrator was a monster. Now, as we all know, guns don't exist in the monster world, and it would take an exceptionally well educated monster (like yourself, surely) to even know what one is, much less use one properly! So, I think it's fair to say that the real culprit is the person who so irresponsibly gave the ghost a gun. Now, I don't know who that is, buuut I did see someone carving a pumpkin with some nasty looking devices earlier. Said they were part of his costume. Maybe he snuck the gun in with the same excuse? Might be worth checking out.

Wight
Wight
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

the perpetrator was around 5ft tall I think, was wearing a a white sheet to give her the appearance of a ghost. This place is huge so I'm not sure that I would be able to lead you back to the crime scene, but I know she was eating a biscuit. Keep a keen eye out for crumbs on the floor and they may lead you to the perpetrator.

Mr. Wolrd Wide
Mr. Wolrd Wide
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Ask them to exam a stone that we found near the scene of the crime. it is a valuable piece of incriminating evidence and should be dusted for prints (It is secretly cursed and will change them into a frog).

(We must stop them from discovering the truth)

Last edited 7 months ago by Mr. Wolrd Wide
Mysteriousmaverick
Mysteriousmaverick
7 months ago
Reply to  Mr. Wolrd Wide

We can try.

Reader
Reader
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

*Hard to understand mix of Frog and English*
"Hey! It's nice to see that *someone* put some effort into their costume too!"

Ashenchromatic
Ashenchromatic
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Wass poppin? I died recently and noticed that apparently all the spirits are supposed to have symbols that float around 'em, got any shape recommendations? Someone as snazzy as you gotta have some swaggy shape reccs.
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Guy
Guy
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Hey, agent guy! What are you looking for here?

Pun Lord
Pun Lord
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Looks like people all around here are getting fired up, you think it's because of the candy? What are your pals tastes, 'cuz on my end I have a bunch of chocolate and ice cream enjoyers.

Last edited 7 months ago by Pun Lord
FluxicEnk
FluxicEnk
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Hey, yeah dude, i'm so sorry to bother you, but i got my head stuck in this pumpkin and i can't get out, i've been here for hours, and you look official please help me
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Last edited 7 months ago by Nights
pikarai
pikarai
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Cheesed to meet you!

Wight
Wight
7 months ago
Reply to  pikarai

L rizz

Ashenchromatic
Ashenchromatic
7 months ago
Reply to  Wight

*spookily* w rizz

Last edited 7 months ago by Ashenchromatic
pikarai
pikarai
7 months ago
Reply to  Ashenchromatic

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Last edited 7 months ago by pikarai
Wight
Wight
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Hi, so me and my friends have been arguing about something and we'd love if you could solve this debate once and for all:

How many Lunes does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

Ashenchromatic
Ashenchromatic
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

now that im dead i use my spirit powers to divine lune's favorite snack
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nevermind3476
nevermind3476
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

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Ashenchromatic
Ashenchromatic
7 months ago
Reply to  nevermind3476

nvm ignore what i said to pikarai and wight THIS is w rizz

pikarai
pikarai
7 months ago
Reply to  Ashenchromatic

:(

Pun Lord
Pun Lord
7 months ago
Reply to  pikarai

Just grant a lady a piece of cheese to fascinate her alongside the pun, youth Pikarai, and thine rizz shall be unparalleled.

nevermind3476
nevermind3476
7 months ago
Reply to  Ashenchromatic

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Last edited 7 months ago by nevermind3476
Ashenchromatic
Ashenchromatic
7 months ago
Reply to  Ashenchromatic

i change my mind you backed up kotori after she killed me i HATE you. watch your back kid.

Pun Lord
Pun Lord
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

gesticulations asking if she wouldn't mind ratting out her and her pack's taste in treats... and maybe a few boxes.

Pun Lord
Pun Lord
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Understandable... Though I believe someone may have called these packages as C. U.... Though I lack the knowledge on the agent granting said knowledge.

Pun Lord
Pun Lord
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

(No choice but to silently flee and mimic the others from now on... Rats.)

nevermind3476
nevermind3476
7 months ago
Reply to  Pun Lord

(no, mice)

nevermind3476
nevermind3476
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

I point the suddenly terrifying mouse in the direction of a nearby hallway
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...then run off as soon as she leaves. Hopefully that'll distract her for a while.
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Last edited 7 months ago by nevermind3476
Pun Lord
Pun Lord
7 months ago
Reply to  nevermind3476

I cannot thank you enough for dragging that mouse into the endless void of this land. But I can at least try. I shall award you with a title as well as a plot of land for you to rule over, and all the candy I am able to attain on Hollow's Eve.

kainé
kainé
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

hello mouse woman. why are you at boxes and not mingling with the other partygoers? don't fancy the atmosphere?

Wight
Wight
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Would you like help carrying these boxes? there seems to be quite a few of them and I've got a wagon that may be helpful.

Last edited 7 months ago by Wight
Wight
Wight
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Hi Kaji! You're an artist, right? I've been having people carve pumpkins and I'd love for you to carve this last one.

🎃

Wight
Wight
7 months ago
Reply to  Wight

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Oh yeah, and I also have some Captain Morgan Pumpkin Spiced Rum if you'd like to try some.

FluxicEnk
FluxicEnk
7 months ago
Reply to  Wight

cARVE WHAT????????
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Last edited 7 months ago by FluxicEnk
Mysteriousmaverick
Mysteriousmaverick
7 months ago
Reply to  FluxicEnk

A word to the wise, pull a Pun Lord by escaping and hiding.

pikarai
pikarai
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Evening, detective. We're on a very special case right now... Your services would be greatly appreciated.

We need to figure out everyones' favourite treats, and fast.

First things first - What do you know on the topic already? I'm particularly interested in hearing about your friends, and more specifically Captain Lune.

nevermind3476
nevermind3476
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Would you consider licorice bitter?

nevermind3476
nevermind3476
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

OH MY GOD IT'S KAJI PY- I mean, uhm. Hi detective. Big fan of your work. You haven't seen any ghosts around, have you? Or I mean, a person dressed as a ghost. Not the real ghost who keeps saying strange things.

Lunk
Lunk
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

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Wow, Mr. Detective, I'm a huge fan! I drew this masterpiece as an offering for you. What do you think?

nevermind3476
nevermind3476
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

That undead henchwoman wouldn't happen to be a ghost, would she?

Ashenchromatic
Ashenchromatic
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

he is going to LEVITATE you out of your JORTS bro *spooky ghost voice*

Shadow The Hedgehog
Shadow The Hedgehog
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Hey Solis count how many sand there is

Mysteriousmaverick
Mysteriousmaverick
7 months ago

I guess the vampire lord did say to invite more people...

Ashenchromatic
Ashenchromatic
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Getting Kinda Fucking Bodied By This Choice Rn.
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Last edited 7 months ago by Ashenchromatic
Mysteriousmaverick
Mysteriousmaverick
7 months ago
Reply to  Ashenchromatic

Hey, not like you can die twice. Try your best to make it through this.

nevermind3476
nevermind3476
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Now HANG ON HERE! This Solis is dressed COMPLETELY differently from the one we were looking at not a moment ago! This isn't the REAL Solis! Are you trying to swindle us?

Mysteriousmaverick
Mysteriousmaverick
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

Hmm, I know this may be hard to believe, but our numbers are very... Strange. They'll likely listen to you if you give information on the preferred kind of candy for you and others you know. Trust me, the normal amongus have to live with them.

If worst comes to worst, you can ask for assistance from the witch, as she seems very powerful and influential, though she doesn't seem to want conflict of any kind to happen. Apologies that I couldn't do more.

Last edited 7 months ago by Mysteriousmaverick
Mysteriousmaverick
Mysteriousmaverick
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

I doubt the hostess witch will allow that, good hunter, but some of us can still be convinced to fight anyways due to our strange proclivities. Please inform us as to what sorts of candy you and the people around you would prefer.

Reader
Reader
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

FREEZE, CRIMINAL! *intimidating ribbit*
We've had ONE murder already, NO MORE party-goers will die tonight!

Hans
Hans
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

I AGREE RAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

pikarai
pikarai
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

HE’S OVER THERE LETS GET HIM

Lay's Chips
Lay's Chips
7 months ago
Reply to  Nights

But mister... wouldn't you get in trouble with the witch for that? Vampire monster prince sir is another guest...

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Last edited 7 months ago by Lay's Chips
Ashenchromatic
Ashenchromatic
7 months ago

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Pun Lord
Pun Lord
7 months ago
Reply to  Ashenchromatic

Due to your previous grave mistake.

pikarai
pikarai
7 months ago

New information to help us on the Candy Debacle! Here's what we know:
1. Human world sweets are heavily branded for public image, and have an air of dishonesty.

2. Monsters appreciate tradition, preferring classic or simple treats.

3. Winged care more for the status or prestige of their candy than its taste.

Let's see how the existing sweets fit into these categories:

1. Little Sweetie: Monster
2. Salted Caramel Toffee: Winged
3. Galactic Biscuit of Love: Human
4. Moonie Rolls: Monster
5. Seasaltwater Taffy: Human
6. Straightforward Wafers: Monster
7. Candyunicorn: ??? Maybe Human.
8. Monday Lollipop: Human
9. Peanut Delight: Winged
10. Gummykitties: Human
11. Coffeebeans: Monster
12. Luxury Black Licorice: ???

Thinking about how characters would pick - It might be a better play to decide based more on where they live rather than their race. For example, I'm still thinking Kaji for Seasaltwater taffy, despite it giving human vibes from its description.

Also, thinking about the Mei/Corona thing with Peanut delight, i've decided to switch my choice to Corona.

So, here is my updated list:

1. Little Sweetie: Kotori
2. Salted Caramel Toffee: Meimona
3. Galactic Biscuit of Love: Nino
4. Moonie Rolls: Aria?
5. Seasaltwater Taffy: Kaji
6. Straightforward Wafers: Solis
7. Candyunicorn: Ruit
8. Monday Lollipop: Reed
9. Peanut Delight: Corona
10. Gummykitties: Selene
11. Coffeebeans: Suvillan
12. Luxury Black Licorice: Lune?

I'm super mega confident about sweetie kotori, and wafer solis.
The rest can probably be moved around as new information arises, but this is my current list.

Last edited 7 months ago by pikarai
Ashenchromatic
Ashenchromatic
7 months ago
Reply to  pikarai

I think theyre all for meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee :3 (with reverb bc im dead)

Phoebeufford
Phoebeufford
7 months ago
Reply to  pikarai

Honestly this whole situation has thrown me for a loop... I'm not sure if we're to believe that the guests will only choose candies from their world. If this were true, then 6 of the available candies would have to be from the human world, since there are six human guests. (Unless Aria is being counted as monster world?) Hopefully more answers become clear as we continue to chat with the guests.

Ashenchromatic
Ashenchromatic
7 months ago
Reply to  Phoebeufford

yea ive been thinking aria would count as monster world and kaji would count as human world since he doesn't really give winged vibes

Phoebeufford
Phoebeufford
7 months ago
Reply to  Ashenchromatic

I totally thought the same for Kaji! So if we move Aria to monster and Kaji to human, we would have 2 winged guests, 4 monster guests, and 6 human guests.

pikarai
pikarai
7 months ago
Reply to  pikarai

Update: Kaji's Tips have Come in!!!

I'll leave the bit about Kaji's friends till the end

1. Info on Kaji - "Trust your instinct here" - Essentially telling us the Obvious Kaji Treat is not a red herring. This makes me super confident about seasaltwater taffy for kaji.

2. Doctor's note info

A treat's origin world doesn't necessarily mean the person who wants it is that race.

Think about the characters' personalities, and match them based on the appeal of the philosophy of that character.

3. Encouragement

He tells us directly - We're close.

4. Offer for help.

Kaji will give us more information if we ask, I assume? I don't want to ask myself just yet - but it might end up being necessary for some details.

5. Info Kaji's friends (Ruit, Lune, Selene)
One's a hard worker,
Second's got an unexpected sweet tooth,
Third one, she doesn't like sweets.

The sweet tooth goes to Ruit, we've kind of already deduced that. I'm now super confident about Ruit Candyunicorn.

I'm actually not completely sold on who doesn't like sweets.
On one hand, Selene Works Hard - Her grind never stops she's still selling her merch at the party.
On the other hand, Lune's running so many damn boxes around it's insane. They're both working hard.

But One Of Them doesn't like sweets.

And, What changes are made from this new information? Is LUNE the coffee eater? And Suvi goes to Black Licorice?

Maybe Selene, with her obsession with PR, would like winged candy? Do we swap her with meimona? Mei doesn't seem the most bothered by stuff like

But. "Hard Worker". That implies the Monday Lollipop, no? Then, what would Reed get instead?

I've been thinking Reed as the monday lollipop, but honestly it might have to go to whichever of selene/lune is the "Hard worker" mentioned in kaji's text.

But we're also "Just a hair away from cracking this case wide open". That means not many changes, no?

I think I'll need more time to think about all this.. And maybe some sleep as well.

Please discuss and share your guys' opinions, cause i'm kinda fucked up rn.

Phoebeufford
Phoebeufford
7 months ago
Reply to  pikarai

I feel like we're definitely getting somewhere. Kaji told us that the candies origin doesn't equate to which guest will choose it so that does free up Prince Ruit to be the Candyunicorn. Along with Solis telling us that a "Rich Bastard" was smuggling them, I'm almost certain that the Candyunicorn is Ruit. If I had to guess, I'd say that the boxes Lune was moving were the smuggled goods.

As for the hard worker, I'm fairly confident he means Lune, and that Selene is the one that doesn't like sweets. The main question is whether or not the Gummykitties are a sweet treat. I'm also still convinced that Lune is the Monday Lollipop, even moreso with the description of her as a hard working employee.

Now for my confusion. I'm not sure who would fit best for the Salted Caramel Toffee. The only characters I would think know about fine dining are Ruit, Suvillan, and Reed. I still feel like Reed is probably the coffee beans, though I suppose it could be him. I'm totally puzzled as to what candy Aria would choose.

Phoebeufford
Phoebeufford
7 months ago
Reply to  pikarai

Another thing!! I don't think Selene's candy would be a winged candy. From what I could glean, it seems like the winged care more about status than they do about money, and Selene is definitely all about the money.

pikarai
pikarai
7 months ago
Reply to  pikarai

Update Again:
Alright, after some thinking and discussion, I think this might be it.

Big thanks to nevermind for coming to this conclusion first so i didnt have to use my brain power to finish my thoughts.

1. Little Sweetie: Kotori
2. Salted Caramel Toffee: Reed
3. Galactic Biscuit of Love: Nino
4. Moonie Rolls: Aria
5. Seasaltwater Taffy: Kaji
6. Straightforward Wafers: Solis
7. Candyunicorn: Ruit
8. Monday Lollipop: Selene
9. Peanut Delight: Corona
10. Gummykitties: Meimona
11. Coffeebeans: Lune
12. Luxury Black Licorice: Suvillan

Wight
Wight
7 months ago

Due to Nino's strict adherence to a dress code, I think it's best if I change into my DEEP SEA DIVER costume that I brought with me. I'd never leave home without it (and all my other possessions.

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Reader
Reader
7 months ago
Reply to  Wight

Ribbit Unfortunate that you are Ribbit blinded by your Ribbit signed glasses and put your Ribbit suit on backwards

Wight
Wight
7 months ago
Reply to  Reader

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Whoa! A talking frog! I didn't catch all that but it sounds like you like my costume? Thanks! It's more uncomfortable than normal for some reason though...

Anyway, you can't go running around without a costume. Let me see if I have something in my wagon...

Aha! I found just the thing. Here you go little buddy! Maybe if you can get a kiss from a fine maiden you'll turn back into a prince!

Last edited 7 months ago by Wight
Ashenchromatic
Ashenchromatic
7 months ago
Reply to  Wight

can i have a gift? also dude nice shades

Wight
Wight
7 months ago
Reply to  Ashenchromatic

Hmmm, well I don't normally take requests, but since you're a fellow shades enjoyer I suppose I'll make an exception.

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What would you like? I can give you a toaster, brown bricks, or a third more sinister (and undisclosed) option.

Ashenchromatic
Ashenchromatic
7 months ago
Reply to  Wight

holy shit a transparent toaster yes fuck yes

Wight
Wight
7 months ago
Reply to  Ashenchromatic

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Here you go. Enjoy your Early-2000s-translucent-plastic Toaster.

Ashenchromatic
Ashenchromatic
7 months ago
Reply to  Wight

best day of my fucking life

nevermind3476
nevermind3476
7 months ago

A certain SMALL KNIGHT enters the room. They had just been talking to a cute friendly ghost when she suddenly shot someone and ran off! How rude.

The knight is certain they saw her run off in this direction, but she's nowhere to be found. Strange.

Well, it seems that a bunch of other people have ended up here as well. Might as well ask around a bit. There's still candy to be won, after all.

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(this happens chronologically before anything else i do on this page, of course)

Last edited 7 months ago by nevermind3476
IHATETHEANTININO
IHATETHEANTININO
7 months ago

Good to see Nino is not a twisted bicycle path or whatever.

Anyways, my guesses.

  1. Ghostie
  2. Hot Single Skeleton
  3. The Doctor
  4. The Good Witch
  5. Private One-Eye
  6. The Secret Service
  7. Man Who Specifically Kills Monster Vampires
  8. Mime Mouse
  9. Resurrected Winged
  10. Cheshire The Cat & The Cat
  11. The Guy
  12. Count Vampire
^