Let’s imagine it’s Halloween, and you just ran out of candy. If the neighborhood kids (or anyone else, really) were to truly scare you, what trick would they have to subject you to? – Source
I don’t need to imagine. It IS Halloween, and I don’t have any candy. But the neighborhood kids don’t care about dressing up and playing pranks on people. They do that all year long.
The pranks, not the dressing up.