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2019 Christmas Thread

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by MaryKB, Oct 26, 2019.

  1. Catharsis

    Catharsis catch u on the flip scythe

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    It looks like something written by a Markov chain text generator, a la this.

    Don't know of anywhere that does predictive text generated Christmas cards though.
     
  2. MaryKB

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    Well I confirmed this is fake, I found the picture of the family online. Since I know it's already an internet thing, I feel it's okay for me to share the picture here. I saw this was processed through a postal center in Pontiac MI, so I'm guessing that means someone on the east side of this state sent it to me, but I still don't know who. Mr KB suggests I not tell anyone I know, and see who "fishes" for news of a prank Christmas card.

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  3. CKS

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    I remember the story, but not the author or title. I'm pretty sure it was in a collection called something like 100 great science fiction short stories, which is currently on the shelf in my parents house, 1000 miles away, and which, coincidentally, I got for Christmas about 40 years ago.
     
  4. Takhisis

    Takhisis la la la la la

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    Totally on point, everybody should read ‘Hogfather’ by Terry Pratchett.
     
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  5. Timsup2nothin

    Timsup2nothin Veteran of 1000 psycic wars

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    You mean the joke that apparently went over your head, which has been pointed out to you as a joke, that you quoted over a month later in a clear effort to start a "fight" from the safety of your keyboard? What about it?
     
  6. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles watermelon

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    :scared:
     
  7. Birdjaguar

    Birdjaguar Hanafubuki Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Does your company have an office or workers out that way? I'm guess it's a work associate. Listen to Mr. KB.
     
  8. AdamCrock

    AdamCrock Polish Pudding

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    What Christmas is really about ! must watch ! :snowlaugh:

     
  9. rah

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    Well, Thanksgiving is done so I guess it's time to make it official and change the avatar.
     
  10. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    We need the Christmas smileys.
    :borg:
     
  11. Birdjaguar

    Birdjaguar Hanafubuki Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Tumbleweed snowman.jpg

    Albuquerque Christmas tradition; Tumbleweed Snowman
     
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    Snerk Smeghead

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    'tis the spirit of the season and all that.
    <--
     
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    Timsup2nothin Veteran of 1000 psycic wars

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    If the Christmas ferret emerges from its hole and sees its own shadow, does that mean an extra week of December?
     
  14. rah

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    It means gifts for everyone. ;)
    Some might not consider them gifts though.
     
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    Time to mix up some vodka, bailys and hot chocolate.
     
  16. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles watermelon

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    While putting up the Christmas tree the cat tried to climb it and it went over and broke apart and not even duct tape could put it together. But found a nicer one that was on sale.

    (Plastic ones, sadly. The landlords won't allow real ones because they're a fire hazard.)

    Thankfully the cat hasn't tried to climb the new one.
     
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    Anyone got pictures of their tree?
     
  19. Takhisis

    Takhisis la la la la la

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    But it's not Christmas yet?

    (besides the fact that why should i submit to paganism when I'm not getting any presents - seriously, charcoal is a wonderful 100% natural medicinal product and I don't get even that)
     
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    We stopped having trees when the kids moved out.
     

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