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    The Happy Xmas thread

    So Xmas is nearly upon us and with a recent spate of 'troubled' threads it would be nice to spread a bit of Xmas cheer.

    So whatever nation, ethnic background or religion you come from, its time to come together and have a happy Christmas time!
    Last edited by sparkeh; 14th December 2009 at 09:27 AM. Reason: Pesky prepositions missing

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    So Xmas is nearly upon us and with recent spate of 'troubled' threads it woud be nice to spread a bit of Xmas cheer.

    So whatever nation, ethnic background or religion you come from, its time to come together and have a happy Christmas time!
    Well said ol boy

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    It's not Christmas yet!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Batman View Post
    It's not Christmas yet!
    Christmas starts twelve days before and finishes twelve days after

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    Quote Originally Posted by Batman View Post
    It's not Christmas yet!
    Only took 2 posts before that came in.
    Where's that negative rep button

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    Christmas preparation in my house starts on december 26th and last 364 days - whoop whoop !!!

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    Christmas is on the 25th December. Every year.

    It's not like Easter where it could happen at any time... so there's no excuse for all this early Christmas stuff!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Batman View Post
    Christmas is on the 25th December. Every year.

    It's not like Easter where it could happen at any time... so there's no excuse for all this early Christmas stuff!
    BAH HUMBUG

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    Merry Christmas, I just had day 14 out of my advent calendar. 21 not to old for an advent is it??

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    Dashing through the snow
    In a one horse open sleigh
    O'er the fields we go
    Laughing all the way
    Bells on bob tails ring
    Making spirits bright
    What fun it is to laugh and sing
    A sleighing song tonight

    Oh, jingle bells, jingle bells
    Jingle all the way
    Oh, what fun it is to ride
    In a one horse open sleigh
    Jingle bells, jingle bells
    Jingle all the way
    Oh, what fun it is to ride
    In a one horse open sleigh

    A day or two ago
    I thought I'd take a ride
    And soon Miss Fanny Bright
    Was seated by my side
    The horse was lean and lank
    Misfortune seemed his lot
    We got into a drifted bank
    And then we got upsot

    Oh, jingle bells, jingle bells
    Jingle all the way
    Oh, what fun it is to ride
    In a one horse open sleigh
    Jingle bells, jingle bells
    Jingle all the way
    Oh, what fun it is to ride
    In a one horse open sleigh yeah

    Jingle bells, jingle bells
    Jingle all the way
    Oh, what fun it is to ride
    In a one horse open sleigh
    Jingle bells, jingle bells
    Jingle all the way
    Oh, what fun it is to ride
    In a one horse open sleigh

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    Quote Originally Posted by Batman View Post
    Christmas is on the 25th December. Every year.

    It's not like Easter where it could happen at any time... so there's no excuse for all this early Christmas stuff!
    Mabye in Northampton lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    So Xmas is nearly upon us and with recent spate of 'troubled' threads it woud be nice to spread a bit of Xmas cheer.

    So whatever nation, ethnic background or religion you come from, its time to come together and have a happy Christmas time!
    You've spelt would wrong! That's it you've ruined my Christmas now!

    Happy xmas everyone!

    Steve

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    Quote Originally Posted by CPLTD View Post
    Mabye in Northampton lol
    Joking aside, I do try to ignore Christmas until the last two or three days. That way it actually feels like something special when you get there

    My family tend not to buy presents either, we just spend the day together. That takes the pressure out of it.

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    The Christmas season begins on the Sunday nearest November 30th and runs through to January 6th.
    Christmas itself starts at sundown on December 24th and runs through to January 6th.

    So that gives us a bit more drining time

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    Quote Originally Posted by Batman View Post
    .....That takes the pressure out of it.
    And the pleasure

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