All Hallows Eve, the night of October 31st, when the spirit and the normal world allegedly become one –During these strange and transforming hours of darkness, many of us become "something other" than our usual day-to-day selves.

Have you ever had a "something other" encounter? Share it with us, and we'll add it to our collection of reader contributed scary reads. Here's a ghoulish idea - throw a ghost story party and use our True Ghost Story section to find some really eerie tales to tell. Check out our gruesome makeup tips, and have fun - even with the little ones - carving your own jack o' lantern. Happy Halloween!