The Christmas 2018 thread

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  1. Sky_Blue_Daz

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    Woke up in the Christmas spirit , please post your favourite Christmas things here
     
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    Gutted
    The doors on my Jehovah’s Witness advent calendar won’t open :emoji_cry:
     
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    Always up for a Xmas music thread.

     
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  4. Nick

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    Bit early yet!
     
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    Don't really get into the Christmas spirit anymore, but do love Christmas day itself. Big fuck off dinner and drinks with all the family I've been trying to avoid all year.
     
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    Boxing Day.

    One of the best days of the year.
     
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    We haven't had a decent away day on boxing day for years
     
  9. Sky_Blue_Daz

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    Absolutely
     
  10. Otis

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    Or worst, depending on how bad your hangover is.
     
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    Even better, straight up and back on it!

    Pubs are usually rammed, all the lads are out and a shed load of sport! Perfect.
     
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    Got to admit that I put our tree up earlier
     
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  13. Nick

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    Bet that hurt ;)
     
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    I’ve had a great day I was Santa at a children’s respite centre we had a great grotto we even got a pony in and put fake antlers on it to look like a reindeer
     
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    Humbug! Our decorations have been up a week already :D
     
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    Think ours will be a couple of weeks yet!
     
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    Pub 2 minutes walk away is doing £2.50 for all pints in December. I feel rough today.
     
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    Now that's some Christmas spirit I'm onboard for.

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    What's it called?
     
  20. Liquid Gold

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    Stokes Croft Beer Garden, it's covered with heaters in winter so not outside. Why, planning a trip west?
     
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    We had Bristol a couple of years back which was decent apart from the match
     
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    My wife wants something silk for Christmas , in getting her a gallon of emulsion
     
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    I wanted to get my wife some silky silky underwear for Christmas. I went in the shop and picked something up and asked 'are those satin?' and the assistant said 'no, they're new'.
     
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    Only now just getting any sense of Christmassy feelings. It starts far too early with all the stupid girlies that have kids far too soon in life, screaming about Christmas in bleedin' August! They're only kids themselves, most of them! I am 100% Atheist so I don't feel that I should celebrate something I don't believe in, but with 17 grandkids and 1 great grandson, I try to make it special for them. Costs me a bloody fortune though!
     
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    Got paid on the 26th. Booked the day off an bought it all then.
     
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    Don't worry about being an atheist HH, most of the great things about Christmas are pagan in origin, only the nativity is for the gullibles. Enjoy it and make merry.
     
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    the big boxing day shit is always a highlight for me.
     
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    I don't think I could get smashed on Christmas / boxing day any more. Will go to football or watch it but ends up ruining it feeling rough.
     
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    The Call the Midwife special?
     
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    Thought I was in on Xmas eve and Boxing Day, but had forgotten that I had said I will work New Year’s Day instead of Boxing Day and then managed to get Xmas eve off as well.

    So happier now
     
  33. Sky_Blue_Daz

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    My daughter is off school poorly today so we watched a few Christmas films

    The muppet Christmas carol, and home alone .
     
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    Can't beat watching a Christmas film with the kids. (Or is it 'can't beat the kids while watching a Christmas film?') :emoji_thinking:
     
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    She said she’s going back in tomorrow
    Don’t know if she’s feeling better or fed up with my film choices
     
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