More than 41 million kids between ages 5 and 14 will hit the streets to trick-or-treat this year, the U.S. Census Bureau says. And those costume-clad revelers will have more than 115 million houses to choose from, with about 80 percent of their parents considering the one-mile stretch around their home perfectly safe to walk around at night.

What happens when it’s a nosy neighbor? When you’ve given it your all and you’d rather live on the moon than next to these people? It happens (just watch re-runs of “People’s Court” and you’ll see what I mean) and it can truly ruin coming home after a hard day’s work. You feel like you’re breaking some more when you can’t stand the people next door