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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
« Reply #30 on: December 19, 2003, 01:13 PM »
I can deal with that (Look who's talking Kirstie Alley wasn't nearly as bad as her current persona)....but Pier 1 Kirstie Alley just needs to stop...stop...STOP making commercials.

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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
« Reply #32 on: December 22, 2003, 05:39 PM »
[darthbigboy]Endless Christmas carols irk Czech clerks[/darthbigboy]

LOL!  Oh dear.

Where's the dumb-ass, "found this on Bloody Disgusting" part?

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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
« Reply #33 on: November 19, 2004, 10:45 AM »
Oh good God, the Oldies station has started already!

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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
« Reply #34 on: November 19, 2004, 12:01 PM »
Oh good God, the Oldies station has started already!
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Same here man. :(It's not even freakin' Turkeyday!

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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
« Reply #35 on: November 19, 2004, 01:16 PM »
Retail outlets up here start on November 1st, without fail.  Have been doing so since at least 1979.  It's terribly depressing for mall employees, something that I thankfully no longer am. 

I think I heard one by SUM41 yesterday that was mocking the whole commercial aspect.  Not sure if it was they, but it had some appeal due to the mocking tone, even though it sounded thoroughly Christmas-y. 

I never bothered digging up the other thread, but I first saw Christmas items on display this year the third week in September :'(
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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
« Reply #36 on: November 19, 2004, 01:23 PM »
You know...

Not meaning to make this a real religiousy thing but something really ticked me off yesterday.  We got the latest issue of Sesame Street Magazine at our house and we paged through it...

1 page on Hanukah and the meaning of the candles and stuff
1 page on Kwanzaa and the different symbols and meanings
4 pages on Christmas...nothing on its meaning, all Trees and Presents and Ice Skating

I'm OK with the commercial aspect of the holiday, I like giving and receiving gifts, the good cheer that goes with the holiday etc  But the fact the whole meaning of the holiday has been lost is a little disconcerting.  The fact the magazine didn't even mention it and it points out why people celebrate Kwanzaa and Hanukah ticked me off

The fact that the damn radio station plays these crap ass songs to the point where you literally want to vomit makes me ill, I am so sick of Christmas by the time Christmas gets here that I want it to end.  Is that sane?  The irony that the original meaning of the most important event of the world being replaced by the Capitalistic Orgasm of 12 weeks of shove it down your throat event of the century year after year is bizzare beyond belief

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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
« Reply #37 on: November 19, 2004, 01:40 PM »
Much debate up here about the meaning too, beyond the crass commercialism. 

Much along your lines, "Christmas" is no longer an acceptable term.  One area of the city that is quite popular and a tourist attraction has put up a "holiday" tree.  Not a Christmas tree, a holiday tree.  That bugs me.  Whether you believe in the original intent of Christmas (i.e. the religious meaning) that is what the holiday is.  If you don't want to honor the day for it's meaning, fine, go to work.  If you're taking it in lieu of Hanukah or Kwanzaa, fine.  But Christianity is not invalid simply because you don't believe in it anymore than than the converse. It is a Christmas tree.  There is no such thing as a Hanukah tree or a Kwanzaa tree.  Deal with it and don't disrespect the tradition.  That's called bigotry, it's just coming from a different direction. 

And before I get lambasted for being a bigot, please note that I have nothing negative to say about any other religion other than that if they wish to be respected for their views, they too should show respect to other religions.  I utterly despise bigotry, regardless of whether it is based on race, religion or gender.  It's not ok to bash African Americans, Muslims, or women.  Therefore it is not ok to bash Caucasians, Christians or men. 

It is ok to disagree with their views, but not to do so soley on the basis of bigotry. 

[/rant - something I am doing way, waaaaaay too much lately.  Vacation is two weeks away, I promise to be better then]

BTW, are we doing the secret Santa schtick again this year?  (speaking of the commercial aspect)
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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
« Reply #38 on: November 19, 2004, 02:01 PM »
BTW, are we doing the secret Santa schtick again this year?  (speaking of the commercial aspect)

Most definitely!  But I say unlike everywhere else on the freakin' planet (it seems), that we wait 'til after Thanksgiving to start up the Holiday/Kwanzaa/Hanakkuh/Santa/Christmas festivities...

As for the other stuff mentioned above, I tend to agree.  We can't even send out "Christmas" cards anymore, 'cause it's not politically correct around here now.  Has to be "Happy Holiday" cards.  Been that way for a number of years now.  We used to be able to just buy a few "Holiday" cards for our "non-Christmas" friends, but those days have been numbered.  Can't even say "Merry Christmas" to folks on the street anymore, without getting an ugly stare or slap in the face (OK, the latter was a bit of an exaggeration).

As for songs that suck, I dunno.  Maybe "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus".  That little shrieking kid always hurts my ears.  But in general, I usually enjoy most of the Christmas/Holiday music.  Except when I hear it before Thanksgiving, which pisses me off.

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No ****.  We had your Oldies station set in our rental car this week in Minnesota, and the last two days all the sudden became all Christmas music.  WTF?!   >:(

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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
« Reply #39 on: November 19, 2004, 03:16 PM »
What the heck? I posted a whole rant about Christmas, made sure I posted it.

I sign off, come back on, GONE!

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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
« Reply #40 on: November 19, 2004, 03:19 PM »
 ???

Maybe it would work better if you actually clicked the "Post" button when you were done, Kev.


Either that, or your rant was so outta control that one of the mods removed it...  You didn't say anything bad about the baby Jesus, did you?   :P

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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
« Reply #41 on: November 19, 2004, 03:24 PM »
I don't think it was removed, I never saw it posted

I think the "Forgot to Hit Post Button" the most likely scenario :)

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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
« Reply #42 on: November 19, 2004, 03:25 PM »
 :-[

Probobly, but I was most certain I pushed post.

Oh well, maybe I'll grace you all with my wonderful holiday schedual some other time.

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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
« Reply #43 on: November 19, 2004, 03:32 PM »
I recorded a pretty bad xmas song once:

Xmas Eve of Destruction

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Re: Christmas Songs that Suck
« Reply #44 on: November 20, 2004, 02:45 AM »
Welp,

I've already heard (twice) that god damned "Whoopty doo, and dickory dock" song at stores.  It's not even black Friday and that crap is already playing repeatedly.

Oh, and I despise that little bastard on the Old Navy commercial that says "They sure are festive".

I'd kick that child in the teeth I think.   >:(
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