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Old 18th November 2012, 05:33 AM   #81
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Originally Posted by schplurg View Post
Christmas should be in the summer. Summer doesn't have any good long holidays. I'd rather have my X-mas vacation when it's warm outside (in Cali). Wasn't Jesus supposedly born more toward summer anyways?
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Old 18th November 2012, 11:52 AM   #82
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I better not dress up as Santa. I could get sent to Gitmo as an "illegal combatant" in the War on Non-Christmas.
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Old 19th November 2012, 08:11 PM   #83
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Originally Posted by commandlinegamer View Post
Er, there are twelve days of Christmas: it ends on the 5th of January.

I'm all in favour of of everyone celebrating for just under two weeks, my only quibble being that winter hasn't really set in by the end of December. It perhaps ought to be a month/six-weeks later, when people are really miserable and need a good cheering-up.
I second that motion. I Christmas is to be extended, it should be extended FORWARD, not BACKWARD to bury Thanksgiving and rape Halloween.

That said, I like Christmas. I can understand the complaints; the over-importance on gift giving and commercialization, the extending to a third/quarter of the year, the forced, obligatory faux-joy. Christmas should be relegated to December only and there should be no social obligation to give gifts or be happy, etc. Other than that, It's my other favorite holiday next to Halloween.

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Old 19th November 2012, 11:02 PM   #84
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Love Christmas. Just finished all my shopping and I am going to kick major gift giving ass this year.
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Old 21st November 2012, 08:26 AM   #85
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Originally Posted by Crocoshark View Post
I second that motion. I Christmas is to be extended, it should be extended FORWARD, not BACKWARD to bury Thanksgiving and rape Halloween.

The problem is Thanksgiving falls too LATE. It should be moved 1 to 2 weeks earlier.

I guess congress did manage at one time to move it earlier, until the next years doofuses reverted it back.
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