Candy Corn The Top Selling Halloween Candy For Some Reason

10/31/2012 02:01 pm ET

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Stop lying. What you love about Halloween isn't that costume or those scary movies. It's the candy, and the kind that Americans most often purchase may surprise you.

That's because it's freakin' candy corn that beats out all the objectively more delicious candies during the Halloween season, according to the TODAY show's diet and nutrition editor Madelyn Fernstrom. Americans apparently go crazy for that white-tipped, bland and chalky Halloween cliche. And it's not just out of obligation either. Candy corn is the most talked about of Halloween candies, according to new findings from social media analysis company NetBase.

Of course, Halloween favorites are a matter of preference. We at The Huffington Post, for example, prefer Nerds. Because we have class.

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