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Old 10-29-2010, 06:26 AM   #1
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Which Holiday do you hate/love the most?

Since the (U.S.) HOLIDAY SEASON is upon us, tell us. What holiday do yo despise or love?

My favorite is Thanksgiving - The EATING Holiday!
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Old 10-29-2010, 07:48 AM   #2
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Christmas - it's so hyggelig!

If you don't know what hygge is, try this, it might give you a hint

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Old 10-29-2010, 07:53 AM   #3
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Can I move there? Must I learn Danish?

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Old 10-29-2010, 08:23 AM   #4
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it used to be Thanksgiving was my favorite before my house was destroyed. I loved having the extended family here for 2 or 3 days. having no agenda other than eating and visiting was fantastic!

I've come to loathe xmas and the commercialism of the entire ordeal. I prefer to celebrate the "return of the light" on the 21st and have done with it
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Old 10-29-2010, 08:30 AM   #5
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As a musician I have to nominate Christmas on top of the hate list - all those awful Christmas songs. Not the carols, which are often rather beautiful, but all those dreadful tunes like Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, Jingle Bells (and especially Jingle Bell Rock). Corny and trite. And usually made worse by having to back some no talent "celebrity" singer who wanders in and out of key. Bah, humbug!
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Old 10-29-2010, 08:36 AM   #6
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hmm, good one - they all get at least one point as they are a day off of work.

I'm not sure I've got a favorite, although Thanksgiving would be up there, definitely not Christmas for the commercialism and the general chaos surrounding the entire time. No one seems to do things because they want they all seem to do them because they think they are expected too.
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Old 10-29-2010, 08:39 AM   #7
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Favorite: Thanksgiving - start of the holiday season, love being with family, eating and falling asleep

Least favorite: New Years - always a hassle to decide what to do and where to go without making anyone upset
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Old 10-29-2010, 10:43 AM   #8
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Christmas - it's so hyggelig!
I hate christmas. Everybody expect you to be nice and friendly and hate it, hat it, hate it.

Actually, I can do without most holidays, but leave me the day off from work

So, I do like easter, pentacoste and ascencion. As they all give me a day off (couldn't care less about the christian tradition about them, though... not even the pagan tradition at easter...). Christmas can fall in the weekends, so I won't get anything back in return for being "nice"....
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Old 10-29-2010, 10:58 AM   #9
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Hmmmm.... selfishly my favorite is Xmas - as I get the most paid days off work.

But I too must prefer Thanksgiving - calm, quiet, eat till you drop into the closest recliner and watch football.
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Old 10-29-2010, 11:03 AM   #10
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we only get one day for Christmas.... TWO for Thanksgiving.....makes it even better!
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Old 10-29-2010, 11:04 AM   #11
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we only get one day for Christmas.... TWO for Thanksgiving.....makes it even better!
0 if christmas falls in the weekend...
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Old 10-29-2010, 11:08 AM   #12
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No actually, like this year, we get the Friday prior...as the Christmas holiday...
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We get the day before & after Xmas off - this year sucks b/c the 25th is on a Saturday!
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Thanksgiving / Christmas

I started listening to Christmas music and watching Christmas videos last month.

edit: just reread the title and the above are my favorites. I really don't hate any.

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Love Thanksgiving. Family, food, football.
Hate Christmass, fake, greed, money, stress. Corporate take over. GRRRRRRRRRRR.
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