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Old Nov 19th 2017, 12:46 pm
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Mods sort this thread out please. Its disturbing that certain BE posters refuse to play by the rules. This thread is about Christmas and there are at least 2 or more adverts on here that have nothing to do with Christmas per se unless you wanted a Kia Soul or somebody else to pay for your insurance.

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...This thread is about Christmas and there are at least 2 or more adverts on here that have nothing to do with Christmas....
You must have a very outdated view of Xmas.

'Tis the season of advertising and commerce.
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You must have a very outdated view of Xmas.

'Tis the season of advertising and commerce.
Check out the TIO thread Father Christmas or Santa?

Now granted the other ads could have been contenders for Super Bowl Ads but thats after Christmas.
Im guessing then the Barenaked Ladies song If i Had A Million Dollars would qualify as a Christmas song then
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Article on foster parents and the Christmas experience of a Muslim Couple and their Christian foster kids. Lovely story.
https://www.theguardian.com/society/...uch-a-blessing
Once the children were asleep, Sajjad headed out on an urgent shopping mission. “We are Muslims and we’d never had a Christmas tree in our home,” says Riffat. “But these children were Christian and we wanted them to feel connected to their culture.” So he bought a Christmas tree, decorations and presents. The couple worked until the early hours putting the tree up and wrapping presents. The first thing the children saw the next morning was the tree.

“I had never seen that kind of extra happiness and excitement on a child’s face,” remembers Riffat.
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Article on foster parents and the Christmas experience of a Muslim Couple and their Christian foster kids. Lovely story.
https://www.theguardian.com/society/...uch-a-blessing

Happy Christmas Sajjad and Riffat
Yes I read that story, it is very lovely. Then I followed the link to the scaremongering hate article full of lies about the same thing.
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Our tree is up. Bought from Walmart in 2005, three sections, lights attached.

It all works still. Every bulb. The number of christmases I can remember where the lights come out the box and maybe they don't come on and the bulbs need tightening or there are just non working bulbs.

And it's in our living room where we can see it.

Previously the best place for it was where I'd likely only see it when it came to turning on and off, but it looked nice through the window. I got a bit fed up sitting outside to look though.
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Not an advert, but I still like this video

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No more xmas shopping needed. Tiramisu in the freezer, xmas fruit cake in the cupboard. Prezzies bought. Mother in law really carried away , huge boxes and xmas bags by the xmas tree.

Kitchen/dining area could do with a bit extra. A couple of shelves would come in handy.
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No more xmas shopping needed. Tiramisu in the freezer, xmas fruit cake in the cupboard. Prezzies bought. Mother in law really carried away , huge boxes and xmas bags by the xmas tree.

Kitchen/dining area could do with a bit extra. A couple of shelves would come in handy.
I've done naff all. I'll obviously be making the special Christmas trip to the liquor store. I think in the interests of time management I'll rent a van this year.
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I've done naff all. I'll obviously be making the special Christmas trip to the liquor store. I think in the interests of time management I'll rent a van this year.
I'd do mulled wine, it's been a long time, even for me. Get pished on mulled wine (I've been apres skiing!) and try to walk and it's like fighting your way through a wall of cotton batten.

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