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   If you hate Christmas, now is the time to start getting grumpier

11 Nov 2012 12:56 PM   |   6209 clicks   |   Patriot Ledger
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MoronLessOff     
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11 Nov 2012 11:47 AM
SilentStrider    [TotalFark]  

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Lol.

11 Nov 2012 12:35 PM
vartian    [TotalFark]  
I like Christmas, but I wish there was a law that stated it wasn't allowed to start until two days after Thanksgiving.

11 Nov 2012 12:52 PM
12349876     
Salvation Army bell ringers already out in force here.

11 Nov 2012 12:57 PM
enry    [TotalFark]  

vartian: I like Christmas, but I wish there was a law that stated it wasn't allowed to start until two days after Thanksgiving.


I'll support that, but the stuff has to be up through January 6. No pulling all the crap down on the evening of the 25th.

/The 12 days of Christmas come after, not before.

11 Nov 2012 12:58 PM
ronaprhys     
Christmas is meh for me. I'm not religious, so it really represents 2 weeks off (out of my 7 weeks I get), much food and drinking, spending time with my wife's family, and road trips.

11 Nov 2012 12:59 PM
Porous Horace     
"lightening" ?

This shiat's just getting worse.

11 Nov 2012 12:59 PM
Deep Contact     

Porous Horace: "lightening" ?

This shiat's just getting worse.


An Omen?

11 Nov 2012 01:03 PM
demaL-demaL-yeH    [TotalFark]  

ronaprhys: Christmas is meh for me. I'm not religious, so it really represents 2 weeks off (out of my 7 weeks I get), much food and drinking, spending time with my wife's family, and road trips.


You poor bastard.


/I pity you.

11 Nov 2012 01:04 PM
tlchwi02     

ronaprhys: Christmas is meh for me. I'm not religious, so it really represents 2 weeks off (out of my 7 weeks I get), much food and drinking, spending time with my wife's family, and road trips.


how the heck does 2 weeks off, drinking, road trips, family and food = "meh"?!?!?! that sounds fantastic

11 Nov 2012 01:04 PM
demaL-demaL-yeH    [TotalFark]  

tlchwi02: ronaprhys: Christmas is meh for me. I'm not religious, so it really represents 2 weeks off (out of my 7 weeks I get), much food and drinking, spending time with my wife's family, and road trips.

how the heck does 2 weeks off, drinking, road trips, family and food = "meh"?!?!?! that sounds fantastic



One second away from simulpost awesome, modmins.

/One.
//Second.

11 Nov 2012 01:06 PM
Burn_The_Plows     

vartian: I wish there was a law that stated it wasn't allowed to start until two days after Thanksgiving.


Yes! I was in Menards in early October and there was more Christmas crap than Halloween decorations. And last September, while waiting to fill a prescription, a Walgreen's employee was putting up decorations. I haven't shopped at either place since.

Listen, I know that it's the largest grossing time of the year for retail, but it really irritates those of us that don't celebrate. I have no problem giving you folks a month for your Jesus BS, but a half of a year is just too goddamn much.

11 Nov 2012 01:06 PM
Hector Remarkable     
Brah, humbug

11 Nov 2012 01:11 PM
Martonio     
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"Look who's coming around the bend..."

11 Nov 2012 01:12 PM
StoPPeRmobile     
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He is coming for you!

11 Nov 2012 01:13 PM
cryinoutloud    [TotalFark]  
All right! Time for the annual consumer frenzy, differentiated from the normal consumer frenzy that we celebrate every single day. This is all we are, everything we represent--Consumers. Be proud.

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11 Nov 2012 01:13 PM
Porous Horace     

Deep Contact: Porous Horace: "lightening" ?

This shiat's just getting worse.

An Omen?


Nah, just taking another step down the spiral staircase of illiteracy in journalism.

11 Nov 2012 01:14 PM
LordOfThePings     
O you'll take the high road, and I'll take the low
And I'll be in Quincy Center afore ye

11 Nov 2012 01:15 PM
Longtooth     
I can't wait till we win the war on Christmas.

11 Nov 2012 01:16 PM
Parallax    [TotalFark]  
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11 Nov 2012 01:16 PM
Deep Contact     
Must consumve. Must consume. Must consume.
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11 Nov 2012 01:17 PM
weirdneighbour     
Ever since put the kabash on buying gifts for family members (except granddaughters both under eighteen) 5 years ago, I have enjoyed complete stress free Christmases. Should be like Easter, mainly for the kids (gift wise).

/Not a scrooge, can still have Yuletide spirit without going in debt.
//still get a couple gifts

11 Nov 2012 01:17 PM
QFarker     
Last week I went to the grocery ... and they were playing christmas songs over the PA, between sale announcements. Geez, thansgiving is 3 weeks away. I don't like the early start of christmas, but I really feel bad for the poor bastards that work there and have to listen to that crappy muzak for 7 or 8 weeks.

11 Nov 2012 01:17 PM
Dafatone     
I get a little annoyed at Christmas decorations that are up now. Wait til after Thanksgiving, folks.

What really bothers me is when someone says "Merry Christmas" on December 5th or something. It's 20 days away! It's not Christmas.

11 Nov 2012 01:19 PM
MoronLessOff     

demaL-demaL-yeH: ronaprhys: Christmas is meh for me. I'm not religious, so it really represents 2 weeks off (out of my 7 weeks I get), much food and drinking, spending time with my wife's family, and road trips.

You poor bastard.


/I pity you.


I'd probably have to get divorced to stop spending time with the in-laws.

/hmm...

11 Nov 2012 01:23 PM
ElLoco     
Sign of the Grinch...

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11 Nov 2012 01:29 PM
demaL-demaL-yeH    [TotalFark]  

MoronLessOff: demaL-demaL-yeH: ronaprhys: Christmas is meh for me. I'm not religious, so it really represents 2 weeks off (out of my 7 weeks I get), much food and drinking, spending time with my wife's family, and road trips.

You poor bastard.


/I pity you.

I'd probably have to get divorced to stop spending time with the in-laws.

/hmm...


If you've got kids, man up, Nancy, and negotiate time limits that give her the same punishment you both equal time with your folks.

No kids? Be very, very careful with the math in your cost/benefit analysis.

11 Nov 2012 01:31 PM
Forbidden Doughnut     

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He is coming for you!


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/ much cooler than the spineless, watered down Santa that the US has...

11 Nov 2012 01:32 PM
FloydA     

cryinoutloud: All right! Time for the annual consumer frenzy, differentiated from the normal consumer frenzy that we celebrate every single day. This is all we are, everything we represent--Consumers. Be proud.

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11 Nov 2012 01:33 PM
Jgok     

Deep Contact: Porous Horace: "lightening" ?

This shiat's just getting worse.

An Ohmen?


FTFY

11 Nov 2012 01:41 PM
pxlboy    [TotalFark]  

ElLoco: Sign of the Grinch...

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That's pretty badass.

11 Nov 2012 01:43 PM
Kumana Wanalaia     
Happy birthday, Isaac Newton!

/It's a Saturnalia miracle

11 Nov 2012 01:43 PM
Herb Utsmelz    [TotalFark]  
Just in case.

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11 Nov 2012 01:44 PM
bbfreak     

vartian: I like Christmas, but I wish there was a law that stated it wasn't allowed to start until two days after Thanksgiving.


The Wal-mart here started selling Christmas trees in late September, and Christmas food/candy the day after Halloween. Now that the election is over we can get straight to business on the war on christmas! Fail.

11 Nov 2012 01:44 PM
JerkyMeat    [TotalFark]  
At least they didn't butcher a perfectly good tree.

11 Nov 2012 01:49 PM
Don't Troll Me Bro!     
A few years back I saw Christmas tree ornament bulbs that looked like pumpkins. Cuz, ya know, those two holidays are totally compatible.

I suppose they are compatible to modern Americans, since they've both been reduced to a marketing campaign to get people to buy a bunch of shiat.

11 Nov 2012 02:00 PM
TV's Vinnie     
Wow. So many Christmas haters here. Maybe there really is a "war on Christmas" going on.

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11 Nov 2012 02:00 PM
Tymast     

TV's Vinnie: Wow. So many Christmas haters here. Maybe there really is a "war on Christmas" going on.

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yeah, it is shameful. We need to celebrate Christmas in this country just like our founding father's did.

11 Nov 2012 02:05 PM
Thisbymaster     
So your telling me there is a time of year that I am not grumpy?

11 Nov 2012 02:08 PM
FloydA     

TV's Vinnie: Wow. So many Christmas haters here. Maybe there really is a "war on Christmas" going on.


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8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. 9 An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 10 But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. For lo! prices are slashed in every department! Go forth, now, unto Walmart and buy, buy, buy!"

11 Nov 2012 02:09 PM
Frank N Stein     

Tymast: TV's Vinnie: Wow. So many Christmas haters here. Maybe there really is a "war on Christmas" going on.

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yeah, it is shameful. We need to celebrate Christmas in this country just like our founding father's did.


Why would I celebrate Chrismas like someone from a religion that I'm not apart of?

11 Nov 2012 02:11 PM
iheartscotch     

Hector Remarkable: Brah, humbug


Are there no prisons? Are there no workhouses?

11 Nov 2012 02:13 PM
Honkey Magoo     
Someone needs to cobble together a video montage of Black Friday footage (Riots and stampedes in retail stores) with Lee Greenwood's "Proud to be an American" played over it

11 Nov 2012 02:13 PM
Tymast     

Frank N Stein: Tymast: TV's Vinnie: Wow. So many Christmas haters here. Maybe there really is a "war on Christmas" going on.

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yeah, it is shameful. We need to celebrate Christmas in this country just like our founding father's did.

Why would I celebrate Chrismas like someone from a religion that I'm not apart of?

because it was largely ignored and nothing at all like the big display of commercialism that it is now.

11 Nov 2012 02:17 PM
MoronLessOff     

iheartscotch: Hector Remarkable: Brah, humbug

Are there no prisons? Are there no workhouses?


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Have you no shotgun shells? Have you no rivers?

Then shoot the fast ones and drown the slow ones!

11 Nov 2012 02:19 PM
Frank N Stein     

Tymast: Frank N Stein: Tymast: TV's Vinnie: Wow. So many Christmas haters here. Maybe there really is a "war on Christmas" going on.

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yeah, it is shameful. We need to celebrate Christmas in this country just like our founding father's did.

Why would I celebrate Chrismas like someone from a religion that I'm not apart of?
because it was largely ignored and nothing at all like the big display of commercialism that it is now.


Aside from the commercialism, Catholics have always celebrated Christmas. The founders were either no fun allowed puritans who did celebrate it or Diests, the late 18th century version of the edgy Internet atheist.

11 Nov 2012 02:21 PM
Frank N Stein     

Rufus Lee King: TV's Vinnie: Wow. So many Christmas haters here. Maybe there really is a "war on Christmas" going on.

Not really. It's just that some people might enjoy the Christmas season, and lots of FARK types just can't stand that notion.


I love te season, but only in season.

11 Nov 2012 02:21 PM
Frank N Stein     

Frank N Stein: Tymast: Frank N Stein: Tymast: TV's Vinnie: Wow. So many Christmas haters here. Maybe there really is a "war on Christmas" going on.

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yeah, it is shameful. We need to celebrate Christmas in this country just like our founding father's did.

Why would I celebrate Chrismas like someone from a religion that I'm not apart of?
because it was largely ignored and nothing at all like the big display of commercialism that it is now.

Aside from the commercialism, Catholics have always celebrated Christmas. The founders were either no fun allowed puritans who did celebrate it or Diests, the late 18th century version of the edgy Internet atheist.


*who didn't celebrate it

11 Nov 2012 02:22 PM
Marine1     
The US makes one of every four dollars on the planet.

Of course people buy excessive amounts of shiat for Christmas.

11 Nov 2012 02:23 PM
detroitdoesntsuckthatbad     
I hate Christmas (and Halloween, Thanksgiving... All that shiat).

/can't wait till January 2 when all the dumb crap is over
//want to be in our office Secret Santa? Go fark yourself.

11 Nov 2012 02:25 PM
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