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You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sat Nov 25, 2006 4:57 pm

I know some of you will jump at the sight of this thread. "For heaven's sakes, it's still November!!! Why can't you just wait till next month!!!"  hissyfit  Yes, I know it's annoying... but that's precisely what this thread is about. What annoying signs let you know Christmas season is near?

* The radio stations start playing those cheesy "just 45 days left until Christmas!" messages. There's a particular station here that goes "there's only 20 days left until the prettiest month of the year!" The prettiest month? WTF?! (Besides, everyone knows the best month of the year is July, since that's when I was born... but I digress.)

* Again with the radio stations... playing "Last Christmas" by Wham! over and over and over... Last Christmas, I gave you my heart / But the very next day, You gave it away / This year, if you play that friggin' song again / I'll shoot my radio with a .22

What else can you think of?  santahat 
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Sat Nov 25, 2006 5:03 pm

The news has clips of a bunch of welfare bastards fighting over an X-Box in Wal-Mart?

The new shows a schmuck that got in line at Fred Meyer at 2am this morning, in the -20F weather, so he could be the first dumb ass through the door at 6am?

Only to be supplanted by a complete moron that set up a cot at the front door last night at 9pm when the store closed, hoping to be first in line for what???

The newspaper on Thanksgiving weighs more than your Aunt Bertha and has 3 pages of news and 4592495 pages of bullshit advertisements for crap you'll never need and it's all on sale?

The city closes the outside lanes of 5th and 6th Avenue to hang their Christmas ornaments - during rush hour?
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Sat Nov 25, 2006 5:16 pm

The local lite rock station went 24-hr-a-day Christmas music. That has me gagging like Westy at a sword-swallowing exhibition.*

The hoity-toity neighborhoods are swarming with *ahem* exchange students *cough* professionally hanging lights. Lazy rich feckers. How is writing a check fun? Fun is being 30 feet up on a rickety step ladder and using the Hop Technique to move when you're too lazy to climb all the way down to move it.

The local home deco discount warehouses have been peddling inflatable snowglobes (!) and wire-frame reindeer since August for the mega-cheapskates.

* I know. I know. He's a "top, dammit."
 
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Sat Nov 25, 2006 5:28 pm

Quoting IAH777 (Reply 2):
The local home deco discount warehouses have been peddling inflatable snowglobes (!)

Or worse...at the Post Exchange (AAFES) in Fort Knox! I shit you not!

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Sat Nov 25, 2006 5:34 pm

Quoting KFLLCFII (Reply 3):
Or worse...at the Post Exchange (AAFES) in Fort Knox! I shit you not!

Did you do some flight tracking while there?
 
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Sat Nov 25, 2006 5:38 pm

Quoting IAH777 (Reply 4):
Did you do some flight tracking while there?

 scratchchin 

So THAT'S why everyone was huddled around the damn thing Big grin
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sat Nov 25, 2006 6:14 pm

Quoting Carmenlu15 (Thread starter):
Again with the radio stations... playing "Last Christmas" by Wham! over and over and over... Last Christmas, I gave you my heart / But the very next day, You gave it away / This year, if you play that friggin' song again / I'll shoot my radio with a .22

That's a good idea. I hate this song  Wink

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Sat Nov 25, 2006 6:18 pm

When you start the hear Merry Xmas everyone by Slade in your sleep.
 
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sat Nov 25, 2006 6:50 pm

The streets here have had the christmas decorations up since the start of November...

The shops have been selling various christmas related food, drinks, snacks...

Fortunately, I have yet to hear a christmas song on the radio yet.

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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sat Nov 25, 2006 6:51 pm

When the postal service sends out a folder containing all kinds of information about mailing Christmas cards. In big red letters on the front of the folder it says: "Do you have alot on your mind for Christmas?" Gee, thanks, I do now... We don't even have actual post offices in Sweden, and I still have to put up with their shit?

When my sister calls me and wants to discuss getting together on a gift for our mother. Also she wants to set a price-limit on our gifts for eachother. I scream that I won't ever discuss Christmas gifts in November.

When the city of Lund deciding what kind of decorations to use downtown this year, and gives the responsibility of decorating to a local art college. Now we have a tree made out of sheets of blue plastic. Scattered all around it are little PINK BUNNIES! Makes me wonder what ideas got discarded.

When shops gear up for the holiday rush, and suddenly only have products that you could easily buy as a gift for someone, but never, ever buy for yourself. Luckily, I got most of my end-of-year shopping done in July.

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Sat Nov 25, 2006 7:56 pm

Saturday 25 November: the turmoil in our new home is coming to an end. Ah, time to put up the curtain rails and our new made-to-measure curtains in the bedroom. My favourite radio station RTLfm plays up beat easy listening music. Just right for this forty-something putting up curtain rails on a Saturday morning.

What is being programmed? Wall-to-wall 'classic' Christmas hits from past fifty years! Its still a month until Christmas!  grumpy 

Quoting Doona (Reply 9):
Scattered all around it are little PINK BUNNIES!

It's a bit early, but I wish you a very gay Easter  biggrin 

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Sat Nov 25, 2006 8:05 pm

The annoying local radio station sings

"XX sleeps to go, XX sleeps till santa, XX sleeps til lthe big fat fella comes down your chimney eats your biscuits and drinks, XX sleeps to go"

Now imagine this with the 2 worst people singing it ever! (the DJ's) and then all the christmassy crappy adverts!

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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sat Nov 25, 2006 8:18 pm

[quote=Thom@s,reply=8]The streets here have had the christmas decorations up since the start of November...

The shops have been selling various christmas related food, drinks, snacks...
quote]

Same here, however unfortunately/fortunatly I have heard several Christmas songs in shops and on the radio.
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sat Nov 25, 2006 9:57 pm

...There are 2 radio stations in town playing 24 hours of Christmas music (one of them has been playing Christmas music since Oct. 30th!!!)

Quoting Carmenlu15 (Thread starter):
Again with the radio stations... playing "Last Christmas" by Wham! over and over and over... Last Christmas, I gave you my heart / But the very next day, You gave it away / This year, if you play that friggin' song again / I'll shoot my radio with a .22

Very true, but go with a .45, much more effective than a .22!
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sat Nov 25, 2006 10:17 pm

Towards the end of October, back home I was in my local supermarket. Two of the employees were working on an in-store display. As I passed, one of them said to the other "You always know Halloween´s on the way when the Christmas stuff starts coming out".

Sums it up perfectly.
 
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sat Nov 25, 2006 10:39 pm

My dad always used to say "You can tell its Christmas when Woolworth's get the Easter Eggs in"!!

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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sat Nov 25, 2006 10:45 pm

You can tell christmas is coming when the Coka Cola Adverts
come onto the telly

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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sat Nov 25, 2006 11:07 pm

What annoyed me was that here in the USA they were showing Christmas advertisements on TV in early November!  Wow!
 
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sat Nov 25, 2006 11:31 pm

When you start to exchange gift ideas, usually in early November.
When a radio station has nothing but Christmas music, including the 90% of bad ones 24/7 from the Monday before Thanksgiving to Christmas day.
When you spend a good part of a day shopping, something you don't do any other time of the year.
When the arguments begin as to who will show up where for Christmas.
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sat Nov 25, 2006 11:34 pm

Quoting Carmenlu15 (Thread starter):

I don't need to see any sign Carmen. I just feel sad and depressed.  Sad

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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sat Nov 25, 2006 11:51 pm

They have nothing but christmassy adverts and billboards here now  cry 

And next weekend, I'm going to a christmas market in the tivoli gardens with a friend...

The sad thing is... the holiday spirit is actually catching on by now.  yuck   crazy 

My parents already gave me a pre-christmas present... what a spoiled brat I am  Yeah sure
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sun Nov 26, 2006 2:11 am

When the lights are On in the streets.However out here it starts from Diwali.... Smile
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sun Nov 26, 2006 2:46 am

Quoting Carmenlu15 (Thread starter):
Last Christmas, I gave you my heart / But the very next day, You gave it away / This year, if you play that friggin' song again / I'll shoot my radio with a .22

How about ''all I want for Christmas is you'' by Mariah Carey and Paul Mc Cartney's ''Simply having a wonderful Christmas time"''?


Same stuff on EVERY radio, over and over again
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sun Nov 26, 2006 2:53 am

When Santa is now on 4 out of 5 commercials on Satellite channels.. The Home Depot and Best Buy ones are starting to piss me off and its not even December..  mad   mad 

Anyone with me?
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sun Nov 26, 2006 2:56 am

When.....you start looking for the biggest turkey you can find!!! haha

I love cooking and Christmas is a very special time of year for me as I get to cook for my family. I love having everyone for Christmas dinner so I always get the biggest turkey I can find...last year it was a 26 pounder!!!

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Sun Nov 26, 2006 3:53 am

I know Christmas is coming when airlines decorate ticket counters with Christmas theme.
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sun Nov 26, 2006 8:11 am

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 8):
The streets here have had the christmas decorations up since the start of November...

The shops have been selling various christmas related food, drinks, snacks...

A couple of shops started in September over here. And Supermarts etc etc starting to sell Xmas junk in October.

Talk about an over kill
 
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sun Nov 26, 2006 8:39 am

Quoting Pelican (Reply 6):
Quoting Carmenlu15 (Thread starter):
Again with the radio stations... playing "Last Christmas" by Wham! over and over and over... Last Christmas, I gave you my heart / But the very next day, You gave it away / This year, if you play that friggin' song again / I'll shoot my radio with a .22

That's a good idea. I hate this song

Same here... though it'll never be the same again after a friend/former fellow student whispered the first lines while handing me the heart. In the anatomy hall.  wideeyed 
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sun Nov 26, 2006 8:54 am

To quote the great Lewis Black:

"There was a time when Halloween was Halloween...And Santa wasn't sticking his nose in it!!"
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sun Nov 26, 2006 9:01 am

Quoting IAH777 (Reply 2):
inflatable snowglobes

 scratchchin 
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sun Nov 26, 2006 9:01 am

Quoting Trekster (Reply 16):
You can tell christmas is coming when the Coka Cola Adverts
come onto the telly

If anyone's interested those adverts have been axed (for this year anyway)
 
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Sun Nov 26, 2006 9:07 am

Quoting GSM763 (Reply 30):

If anyone's interested those adverts have been axed (for this year anyway)

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Its cause of that new stupid healthy thing aint it

I love those adverts.

Oh well, im working all christmas and new year, all the main days so i aint really having one this year
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Mon Nov 27, 2006 12:05 am

Oh. my no above seems to have mucked the site a bit lol

I just saw a coke ad. Not the same one with the holidays are coming tune, but very sweet and funny  Smile

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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Mon Nov 27, 2006 2:19 am

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 1):
The news has clips of a bunch of welfare bastards fighting over an X-Box in Wal-Mart?

The new shows a schmuck that got in line at Fred Meyer at 2am this morning, in the -20F weather, so he could be the first dumb ass through the door at 6am?

Only to be supplanted by a complete moron that set up a cot at the front door last night at 9pm when the store closed, hoping to be first in line for what???

The newspaper on Thanksgiving weighs more than your Aunt Bertha and has 3 pages of news and 4592495 pages of bullshit advertisements for crap you'll never need and it's all on sale?

The city closes the outside lanes of 5th and 6th Avenue to hang their Christmas ornaments - during rush hour?

Could not agree more. The damn holidays have become so commercialized and driven by greed its quite sad.
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Mon Nov 27, 2006 2:28 am

when the nearest mall has everything decorated before thanksgiving :S





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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Mon Nov 27, 2006 3:03 am

Quoting Garri767 (Reply 34):
when the nearest mall has everything decorated before thanksgiving

Try by Halloween....
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Mon Nov 27, 2006 3:05 am

Quoting Carmenlu15 (Thread starter):
it's still November!!!

this reminds me of autumn 72 when I was in London, and in the late afternoon of a mid-November-day came by through Trafalgar Square and wondered that the usual gigantic Christmas Tree already was standing. And asked a "bobby" who stood around nearby, why they did it so early. And then got an exhausting explanation about Christmas in general, Christmas in London and the Norwegian Christmas Tree in particular.
 
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Mon Nov 27, 2006 3:12 am

In Zurich, the Christmas street decoration has been mounted a week ago, and shops have done so this week. And big advertisements tell people "on 3rd December is the first Advent".
 
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Mon Nov 27, 2006 3:25 am

Quoting Legoguy (Reply 12):
[quote=Thom@s,reply=8]The streets here have had the christmas decorations up since the start of November...

The shops have been selling various christmas related food, drinks, snacks...
quote]

What the hell happened there!!?!?!?!  Confused

Quoting GSM763 (Reply 30):
If anyone's interested those adverts have been axed (for this year anyway)

Why!?!?!?! I quite liked those.

You know it's Christmas when the Guinness Advert comes one when it turns midnight on Christmas eve. I love that advert!
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Mon Nov 27, 2006 6:49 am

When you're at a friend's Halloween party, with the TV tuned to the cable company's holiday music channel, and at 9pm PST they switch to Christmas music.

Seems the east coast forgot there were other time zones again.  hissyfit 
 
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Mon Nov 27, 2006 7:09 am

Quoting Carmenlu15 (Thread starter):
You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

...frequent unseen ass-rapings occur through the steady shock and awe of your bank account balance.  eyepopping 

...your in-laws suddenly "like" you.

...chronic diarrhea without an explanation.

...people grumble in disgust because you're the only one in the soccer-mom suburb WITHOUT a damn inflatable snow globe.

...everything smells like shit covered in pine needles and cinnamon.

...your electricity bill skyrockets.

...14.3 bell-ringers hassle you outside of Walmart.

...assclowns with mini-bargain-seeking radars embedded in their shopping carts plow over you while scratching at grabbing the next dancing-singing-laughing-spitting-wanking-twirling-vomiting elmo doll.

...the people who really don't like you send you a card.

...the people who want to make you feel like shit for not getting them a thing send you money inside the card.

...a migraine starts two days before Thanksgiving and doesn't end until you take the largest crap the day after Christmas.

...orgasmic dreams of re-gifting and actually making money give way to the opposite sex.....and the in-laws.

...the shitty little drink called Egg Nog becomes your drug of choice.

...the guy across the street just put up his inflatable snow globe that chimes carols all freakin' night long.

...you can't wait for the next deployment.

...your in-laws plan your days off for you.

...162 charities send you mail by the bundles in hopes of saving the rain forest, on non-recycled paper.

...you get excited about running errands to escape the trauma inflicted by the in-laws and their in-laws and their in-laws, etc.

...you come home to find your wife spent a small fortune on little light-up houses that sit on a table filled with fake snow that YOU have to vacuum up later.

...you fart and it smells like mistletoe. Big grin

My list. Enjoy.  yes 
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Mon Nov 27, 2006 7:54 am

Quoting Usnseallt82 (Reply 40):
...frequent unseen ass-rapings occur through the steady shock and awe of your bank account balance

Always find that annoying, but it won't be happening this year to me Big grin

Quoting Usnseallt82 (Reply 40):
.your in-laws suddenly "like" you.

I don't have any, not yet  Smile

Quoting Usnseallt82 (Reply 40):
...chronic diarrhea without an explanation.

Yikes, better be careful  silly 

Nah seriously, I don't have those kinda problems, thanks to being careful what I eat  Wink

Quoting Usnseallt82 (Reply 40):
...your electricity bill skyrockets.

Yes, has risen slightly, but thats mainly coz of the outside air temp falling  Sad

Quoting Usnseallt82 (Reply 40):
...you can't wait for the next deployment.

Yep.

Quoting Usnseallt82 (Reply 40):
...you fart and it smells like mistletoe.

Must be an american thing  duck 
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Mon Nov 27, 2006 7:59 am

Quoting Carmenlu15 (Thread starter):
You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

... I am flying to Spain.

Really, it is an "old" tradition that my best friend and me are flying to Spain between Christmas and New Year's Day.

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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Mon Nov 27, 2006 8:39 am

I know Christmas is coming when...

...I buy Christmas music for the piano..and start playing Christmas jazz on the piano

...I see Playstation 3 for $2 million and Nintendo Wii for $3 million on eBay (seriously!)

...my sister at home in America asks when I'm coming home from London for Christmas

...I already have tickets to fly home from London for the holiday (a gift from some friends here in London!)

...the airline staff and onboard atmosphere gets really cheerful at this time

...at King's College London (where I study), deadlines are looming really close for my craniofacial research proposal and other work that is due before Christmas, and PhD course applications need to be done soon!

...Herpa Wings has released its "Advent Calendar" with two 1:500 surprise airliner models inside (and also has released a special 1:500 Christmas Boeing 747 model with a little surprise inside it!)

...the annual Christmas Teddy Bear is released at Harrods! I just got one for the special woman in my life, Mom!!

...Harrods is just CRAWLING with wall-to-wall humanity, and children demanding toys from their parents at the Toy Kingdom department

...London afternoons are absolutely DARK by 4:00pm!

...the liturgical calendar has just reached its last Sunday (today) in Ordinary Time--as Advent starts next week!

...the "ear worms" in my head play nothing but Christmas carols and jazz in my head (compared to the normal light jazz that usually plays in my head)!

...it's too COLD to go out to LHR to go spotting without my Soviet ushanka fur hat!

...I start wearing my Soviet ushanka fur hat for my walking commute to class at King's College London (Guy's Hospital) every day!

...the London buskers start playing nothing but Christmas music

...the memories of my Christmases past at home in America start coming to mind while here in London

...every year, as I age, Christmas comes sooner and faster (and just as quickly disappears)!

...and worst of all, Hollywood starts cranking out even more silly, inane, awful "Christmas movies" as it does every year! Don't we have enough Christmas movies, videos, etc??? They get old after a while, especially when they crowd out everything else on TV! (I usually avoid TV altogether during this time anyway)

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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Mon Nov 27, 2006 9:32 am

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 1):
The newspaper on Thanksgiving weighs more than your Aunt Bertha and has 3 pages of news and 4592495 pages of bullshit advertisements for crap you'll never need and it's all on sale?

 checkmark 

Quoting Trekster (Reply 16):
You can tell christmas is coming when the Coka Cola Adverts come onto the telly

That I wouldn't mind, those ads are cute!

Quoting TACAA320 (Reply 19):
I don't need to see any sign Carmen. I just feel sad and depressed.

Ouch...  Sad

Quoting Aloges (Reply 27):

Same here... though it'll never be the same again after a friend/former fellow student whispered the first lines while handing me the heart. In the anatomy hall.

 rotfl 

Quoting Usnseallt82 (Reply 40):
...frequent unseen ass-rapings occur through the steady shock and awe of your bank account balance.

Not here, as bank account is pretty much empty already (sucks being out of a job, but well...) Anyway, I'll do the same as I did last year, and go shopping for gifts for mom, dad, brother and 2 sisters... with just $15 in the pocket. Still in line with the spirit of giving, and not harmful to bank accounts.  Smile

Quoting Usnseallt82 (Reply 40):
...you fart and it smells like mistletoe.

So that's the weird smell at the support office?!  yuck   Wink
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Mon Nov 27, 2006 12:55 pm

Quoting Carmenlu15 (Reply 44):
Ouch...

Yes Carmen, I say that each Christmas, but "life must go on...." with the help of God.
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Mon Nov 27, 2006 1:10 pm

I walked into a major department store here on the 30th of September ..... I repeat: the 30TH OF SEPTEMBER and they had Christmas trees, decorations, and were playing Christmas music.

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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Mon Nov 27, 2006 3:20 pm

- Christmas drinks are back at Starbucks...on Nov. 1st, treats on the 8th.

- You decide what you want for Christmas from your friends and family, then realize they probably won't get it for you. Then, thinking 'what the hell'...buy it all yourself a month ahead of time.

- Some dipshit puts up their holiday decorations two days before Halloween. (seriously...this happened!)

- Wishing every drink had a shot of Rumpleminze in it..

- Facing the agony of the holiday work party.

- Seeing the mistletoe, but no pretty girl to kiss, again.

- Costco puts their $250 fake plastic trees on display.

I could think of more, but these pretty much cover it.
 
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Tue Nov 28, 2006 8:08 am

Despite being bombed with "Christmas is coming!" here and there, I still don't feel in a holiday mood yet... there are still no Christmas ornaments at home (well, there's a Snoopy plush wearing a Santa hat in my room, but that's been sitting there all year Big grin ). Maybe in a week or two...

Quoting TACAA320 (Reply 45):
Yes Carmen, I say that each Christmas, but "life must go on...." with the help of God.

Amen...

Actually I don't usually get Christmas blues, I have a good time and enjoy myself. New Year's Eve kills me, though; seems something always goes wrong on that date.  worried 
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RE: You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

Tue Nov 28, 2006 8:41 am

Quoting Carmenlu15 (Thread starter):
You Know Christmas Is Coming When...

...my birthday is coming up (which is on December 26th, couldn't my parents conceive me a bit earlier than on Christmas?  Angry )
...when I get most frustrated about me having to spend christmas with my parents and not with a girl in a party or somewhere else.
...when someone proposes to start the "amigo invisible" thing (which is when you get someone assigned, to whom you have to give a present without him or her knowing, I suck at this because I just don't know how to buy someone the perfect present)
...when my mother starts putting up the Christmas Tree at the beginning of November
...when department stores start giving away christmas rebates
...when my Christmas pay is deposited Big grin

Quoting Carmenlu15 (Thread starter):
Last Christmas, I gave you my heart / But the very next day, You gave it away / This year, if you play that friggin' song again / I'll shoot my radio with a .22

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Quoting Carmenlu15 (Reply 48):
I don't usually get Christmas blues

But I do (see above in my post). The thing is, due to me having my birthday on the 26th, not having a girlfriend and of course, the shitty presents from my grandparents (  Angry )because of how disappointing this event has been throughout the years, at this time of the year, I tend to get the worst case of the Christmas Blues.

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