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Five reasons why people go out of their gourd over pumpkin-flavored things

If I had one wish, first I would go standard and ask for more wishes -- but then I would ask that all the fall-themed, pumpkin-flavored foods and drinks continue year- round. I would do this because I am absolutely, admittedly one of the lamestreamers who not only overindulges in pumpkin-spice-everythings every September to December, but also because I am part of a much bigger, very vocal group of pumpkin psychos enthusiasts who have so much pent-up love for fall products that it seems almost...maybe...sorta like we may have serious, untreated emotional issues.

Here's a list of the top five reasons why people go crazy over pumpkin-flavored things. And to all the holiday-flavor, peppermint-craving folks out there: We get you.

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Jenn Wohletz
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