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Happy ***

Post by Smivs » Mon Dec 25, 2017 7:50 am

Wishing everybody a very happy Christmas/Yule/Saturnalia etc. Whatever you are celebrating, or even if you are not celebrating anything, have a great day!
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Re: Happy ***

Post by Malacandra » Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:48 am

Thank you!

(On whatever planet in sector 3 Macrae and the gang are currently holed up in, they'll be celebrating quietly. As inheritors of Scottish traditions, they surely know the real knees-up is six days away. :D )

Surrounded by presents here and with a giant protein overload to come in a few hours... enjoy yours. 8)
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Re: Happy ***

Post by Cody » Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:08 pm

'Twas on the schooner Hesperus
We sailed the wintry sea
She'd have been sailing yet, sir
But she struck on a Christmas tree

'All hands on deck', cried the bosun
I'll put mine down nevermore
For a big fat sailor went and trod on them
Saying 'That's how we treat the poor!'



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Re: Happy ***

Post by CaptSolo » Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:07 pm

Happy holiday wishes to all of you, wherever you are.

My fondest memory of this time of year is when school let out at mid-day before Christmas break. There lived at that time (60 years ago) a tall, white-bearded gentleman who rode down main street in a horse-drawn buggy. He played Santa Claus for all the school children, handing out paper bags filled with all sorts of good things.

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Re: Happy ***

Post by Redspear » Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:44 pm

Season's Greetings and best wishes to all :D
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Re: Happy ***

Post by Malacandra » Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:17 am

CaptSolo wrote:
Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:07 pm
Happy holiday wishes to all of you, wherever you are.

My fondest memory of this time of year is when school let out at mid-day before Christmas break. There lived at that time (60 years ago) a tall, white-bearded gentleman who rode down main street in a horse-drawn buggy. He played Santa Claus for all the school children, handing out paper bags filled with all sorts of good things.
This? I thought this only happened in schmaltzy Christmas movies. How wonderful. 8)
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Re: Happy ***

Post by Zieman » Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:33 am

As per OP (maybe a tad belated), and HAPPY NEW YEAR!
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Re: Happy ***

Post by Alex » Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:42 am

Malacandra wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:17 am
CaptSolo wrote:
Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:07 pm
Happy holiday wishes to all of you, wherever you are.

My fondest memory of this time of year is when school let out at mid-day before Christmas break. There lived at that time (60 years ago) a tall, white-bearded gentleman who rode down main street in a horse-drawn buggy. He played Santa Claus for all the school children, handing out paper bags filled with all sorts of good things.
This? I thought this only happened in schmaltzy Christmas movies. How wonderful. 8)
Nah. Even at 6 n 3 quarters, I'd look forward to the bearded man in a red coat. He would be at the city hall with his sleigh parked outside. Always there before us as his sleigh was way faster than the bus we took. That year he gave me a box that rattled. Inside were 5 steel (not much in the way of plastics then) mind and finger puzzles. Took weeks to figure them out.
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Re: Happy ***

Post by Getafix » Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:54 am

Happy New Year with more smiles, :)
and all the best for you and your families.
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Post by Cody » Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:53 am

Flu! And I had the bloody jab! <grumbles>
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Re: Happy flu

Post by Diziet Sma » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:22 am

Cody wrote:
Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:53 am
Flu! And I had the bloody jab! <grumbles>

That's why you got the flu...

My father's 3rd wife was a G.P. She always advised all her patients not to get the jab.. because in her experience, everyone she gave it to, got the flu.
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Re: Happy ***

Post by Smivs » Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:54 pm

Ha, me too! But the flu wasn't too bad really, and it was gone by Christmas.
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Re: Happy ***

Post by Disembodied » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:14 pm

Happy New Arbitrary Point in the Circumsolar Orbit! And best wishes for the next 365.25 planetary axial rotations.

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Re: Happy ***

Post by Astrobe » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:17 pm

Happy new year with many good news to everyone.

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Re: Happy ***

Post by Stormrider » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:43 pm

Malacandra wrote: This? I thought this only happened in schmaltzy Christmas movies. How wonderful.
My neighbor has some draft horses and a sleigh he uses for events like this in a couple of small towns nearby.
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