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From 'Harry Potter' Pumpkins to Political Jack-o-Lanterns

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Oct 31, 2009   Updated: Apr 14 2011
If you're like me, chances are good that you're fresh out of Halloween pumpkin carving ideas. This slideshow of clever Jack-o-lanterns is sure to ignite your creative spark. From political pumpkins for wannabe pundits to geektastic Jack-o-lanterns that honor blogs, Mario and Harry Potter all in one fell swoop, it's time to get carving!

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