What does Christmas mean to you ?

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What does Christmas mean to you ?

Post by WIZARD » Thu Dec 20, 2012 7:56 pm

What does Christmas mean to you ?


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Re: What does Christmas mean to you ?

Post by Bearded Brian » Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:30 pm

Two days off work that I would much prefer to take at another time of the year.

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Re: What does Christmas mean to you ?

Post by WIZARD » Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:55 pm

Well, at least you're honest Brian. :D
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Re: What does Christmas mean to you ?

Post by Winged Isis » Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:02 pm

Hello Wiz! Spooky! I was just about to email you to find out how is your health and situation. All good, I hope?

To me it's family and friends and food and helping those who will miss out. Have a wonderful one, mate! x:))
Carpe diem! :le:

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Re: What does Christmas mean to you ?

Post by Who2 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:16 pm

misunderstanding....:cool:
PS: oh! I forgot, also being surrounded by a load of thick *****....
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Re: What does Christmas mean to you ?

Post by Bullet Magnet » Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:13 am

Genius. :cg
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Re: What does Christmas mean to you ?

Post by LivinginLuxor » Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:35 am

Absolutely nothing!
I might agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong!
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Re: What does Christmas mean to you ?

Post by Bullet Magnet » Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:12 am

I am torn between the consumerism of it all, AND it does not teach kids a good lesson..
BUT I do agree with the caring and sharing aspect.. Shame Most Humans can only manage that for one day a year.. :urm:


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Re: What does Christmas mean to you ?

Post by jewel » Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:13 pm

Nothing, but winter, it's about being kind to the earth, not digging in her roots, not trimming many plants, that's what winter means, oh yes and chai tea and fires.......
That's my Christmas ......peace and joy to all :py
Agree BM and some don't even manage one day a year!
I don't have a plan......so nothing can go wrong!

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Re: What does Christmas mean to you ?

Post by Scottishtourist » Sat Dec 22, 2012 12:14 am

For me it means celebration!
I get the chance to go to Mass (being Catholic and all that!)and give thanks for the birth of MY Saviour.
I ain't a "bible basher"by any means...but Christmas lets me reflect on all the blessings that I've been fortunate enough to enjoy in the past year.
I also get chance to handle turkey innards,instead of human ones!!!
And my two days off work are greatly appreciated...cos there's nowhere else I'd rather be than in my homeland with family,getting merry and enjoying good food and drink!
I honestly think that too much energy is expended on being negative....so enjoy wherever you are and whatever you believe,make the most of it...and count your blessings!

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Re: What does Christmas mean to you ?

Post by Ra-Mont » Sat Dec 22, 2012 7:15 pm

I've been dieting for months, exercising and running to get back into some semi-human shape, so Christmas is pay-back time when I intend to over-eat a bit and enjoy a nice evening drink in front of the TV and hopefully some entertaining programmes. :wi Then it'll be back to reality with more weight control regime in between bouts of being hunched over the keyboard progressing with my book (the next ten Christmases will probably be the same!). :?:

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Re: What does Christmas mean to you ?

Post by Who2 » Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:37 pm

Well tonight, it's gaining inspiration from the heavens for this years turkey stuffing, probably my most complicated to date, I wont bore you with the ingredients, as I've forgotten most of them already.
This years turkey "Norma, will be marinated for a day before roasting as last years 'Neville, was deemed a bit tough these egyptians birds can be 'tough as old-socks...ho ho ho!.....:cool:
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Re: What does Christmas mean to you ?

Post by hatusu » Sun Dec 23, 2012 4:40 am

Is Mr I P Freely still around? I would love to read one of his learned dissertations on The Joys of Christmas.

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Re: What does Christmas mean to you ?

Post by Chocolate Eclair » Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:53 am

Time to Reflect on the Year that's just past time to put your hands on top of your head and look whats stood underneath, if you don't like then change, time to either be nicer or as nastier than you are in the year to come. Time to improve your gossip skills for the year to come, time to improve your Armour plating if you live in Luxor, time to chip in a little towards the education of some to help them improve their lives.

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