Interactive Google map shows the Triad’s most popular Halloween costumes

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Are you still looking for the right Halloween costume? Do you want to go with what “the crowd” is doing, or do you want to make sure you’re unique? Google is here to help.

An interactive map powered by Google Trends called “Frightgeist” can tell you what costumes are being searched for the most in your area.

In the Piedmont Triad area — which is listed on the map as Winston-Salem — pirate costumes take the No. 1 spot.

The pirate is the most searched costume for the Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte areas as well.

To view the entire list, as well as lists for urban areas around the country, visit

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