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Christmas Lights Glow Again!

Discussion in 'Sorcerous Sundries' started by Taluntain, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. Silvery

    Silvery I won't pretend to be your friend coz I'm just not ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran

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  2. Merlanni

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  3. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Seriously? I've got a good pair, babe. Doesn't mean I can't have a sensitive side too. :cool:
     
  4. Caradhras

    Caradhras I may be bad... but I feel gooood! Veteran

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    Cheesy like in cheese? Where?
     
  5. Master of Nuhn

    Master of Nuhn Wear it like a crown Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    And you're not afraid to show it. I like that! :thumb:

    It's strange that while so many lonely people shoot themselves during these holidays, others have to puke 'cause someone's actually glad he's got friends and family to create good memories with.

    I'm glad, btw, that in Holland, Christmas is not so heavily commercialised as in some countries. We still have St. Nicholas' day to take care of the commercial side of December. :)
     
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  6. Nakia

    Nakia The night is mine Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    The celebration of Jesus' birthday in December was originally instituted by the early Christians to draw people away from the Saturnalia. It is a shame in my opinion that it has become so commercialized. The original intent has been lost.

    The gift I most appreciate is just being with those I care about.
     
  7. Chandos the Red

    Chandos the Red This Wheel's on Fire

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    Hey, I'm not afraid to "show mine" either! Errr....you were speaking of his sensitive side...? :hmm:




    How's that for sensitive? :)
     
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  8. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    THANK YOU Master of Nuhn for that small bit of validation! I mean, what? I'm taking heat from a woman for talking about how greatly I value my family?????? And further, I share that in spite of having horrible examples from my own parents where marriage is concerned, I'm actually managing to hold my own family together quite well (so far, at least). And instead of an "atta boy" I get a "grow a pair?" -- from one of the more notable BoM forum members, even? I mean, golly. Tough friggen crowd 'round here. It's actually a good thing that I've got a pair of brass ones, or I'd probably be whimpering in the corner right now at the inhumanity of it all. :lol:

    @Chandos

    Err, I think you might have confused sensitive for psychotic, as that video seems to fit the latter description far better than the former! :p Okay fine, I guess the underlying message is sensitive, but it was packaged in a whole lot of crazy.
     
  9. Silvery

    Silvery I won't pretend to be your friend coz I'm just not ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran

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    I'm sorry flower. I'm in a mean mood from having to put up with my family while havinga the 'flu. I'm sure you have lovely testicles
     
  10. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Yea... topic... where was it again?
     
  11. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I agree, let's get this thread back on track. We're talking about Christmas spirit and such, right? So, I'll start with a song:

    "Jingle B*lls, Jingle B*lls, jingle those lovely b*lls."

    Oops, I think the 12 year old in me just made an appearance.

    Okay, on another, hopefully even more appropriate note, I'm not looking forward to taking down my Christmas lights in a few days. I fell off a roof when I was a kid and snapped both bones in my right forearm in half. I've never been great with heights since then.... But the lovely ones push me on to decorate despite that fear.
     
  12. 8people

    8people 8 is just another way of looking at infinite ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran

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    [​IMG] My seasonal decorations consist of a small fake tree that can go back in its box again ;)

    Have brought a lot of things back from my parents though (The less I have there the better) so we're in a rather crowded flat!

    I'll probably look into seeing what is salvageable from the garage to see if I can get any pennies for things I can't get to anymore :D
     
  13. Silvery

    Silvery I won't pretend to be your friend coz I'm just not ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran

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    Christmas baubles?
     
  14. Nakia

    Nakia The night is mine Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Snow, beautiful Snow. You know that white stuff that falls from the sky to the ground and is so lovely to look at until it turns that nasty black color.

    But the snow here just gently falls. Quite nice.

    Shining Christmas lights that turn the world into a fairy land making spirits bright.

    Gotta be the topic in there somewhere.
     
  15. Splunge

    Splunge Bhaal’s financial advisor Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Right. Thank you, Tal, for making yet another thinly veiled reference to drugs and sex. That's what we have MUG for, you know. :rolleyes:

    Of course, maybe I misinterpreted...

    :p
     
  16. Harbourboy

    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    How long does Christmas last in Sorceror's Place?
     
  17. T2Bruno

    T2Bruno The only source of knowledge is experience Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Thanksgiving to New Years like everywhere else....
     
  18. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    The Christmas lights usually go down in the first week of the new year.
     
  19. Nakia

    Nakia The night is mine Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Much more in keeping with the traditional Christmas season. :
     
  20. Disciple of The Watch

    Disciple of The Watch Preparing The Coming of The New Order Veteran

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    Why in the hell keep them up until January? FFS, they're called "XMAS" decorations, not "NEW YEAR" decorations!

    :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad:

    I didn't gave a flying <d>uck about those damned decorations the years prior, but being FORCED to have this garbage on the forum homepage with NO OPTION TO TURN IT OFF COMPLETELY -- Which we had in the past I might add -- that's GARBAGE, and it's really bringing my piss to a boil. Enough of this crap, already!
     
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