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New uses for pumpkin

Most people who buy pumpkins use them for jack o' lanterns.  A few reject the canned variety and make pumpkin pies from scratch. But I'm here to present a few other ideas for those orange gourds. You could use a pumpkin for housing, even though they don't generally have much square footage.  Now I must make a disclaimer that I don't endorse what Peter Peter did, because I'm not sure his wife enjoyed being put and kept in a pumpkin shell. But if some one voluntarily lives in a pumpkin, that's their own business. You could use a pumpkin for a boat. Every year UW-Madison students brave the chilly waters of Lake Mendota in the annual Pumpkin Regatta. This year's event was a couple weeks ago..so you'll have to make plans to attend next year if you'd like to see it in person. Or you could just do what these folks did. Just don't use your own car.

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