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Old Dec 21st 2016, 10:21 pm
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 View Post
I would like a snowy Christmas, but not looking like that will happen, and most of what fell last week will be gone, but it's brown and gross now anyhow.

Would be nice to have a family gathering on Christmas, but suppose one needs to have family close by to do so...lol

Not going to be a white Christmas down here either.

As for family, those are the people near and dear to you and not necessarily related by blood.
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Old Dec 21st 2016, 11:29 pm
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I vaguely remember the days when I used to get a Christmas bonus from work. One place used to give us wine and goodies to take home aswell.
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Not going to be a white Christmas down here either.

As for family, those are the people near and dear to you and not necessarily related by blood.
True, most just happen to be related by blood...lol.

Originally Posted by mrken30 View Post
I vaguely remember the days when I used to get a Christmas bonus from work. One place used to give us wine and goodies to take home aswell.
I got a Christmas bonus from a company once, we all got $50 extra...lol

Haven't even had an employer who even did a basic Christmas party for their workers since 1999 or so.
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Old Dec 21st 2016, 11:37 pm
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I got a Christmas bonus from a company once, we all got $50 extra...lol

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I didn't get much less that that from my Christmas boxes on my paper round.
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Old Dec 22nd 2016, 5:03 am
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I do suppose $50 per employee over 10,000 employees does add up.

Considering the company had posted a loss for the year, guess it was nice to get anything extra at the time.


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I didn't get much less that that from my Christmas boxes on my paper round.
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Old Dec 22nd 2016, 1:07 pm
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Another day closer and still going to work instead of concentrating on Christmas.

One upside for being a procrastinator: on Monday evening I sent 4 gift cards through HighStreetVouchers to family in the UK. Got 2 thank you messages today. That was a quick turn around!

Roll on 5pm then I can get in Christmas mode
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Originally Posted by Sugarmooma View Post
Another day closer and still going to work instead of concentrating on Christmas.
I've been cleaning. No sign of sausage rolls yet
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I've been cleaning. No sign of sausage rolls yet
If you had cleaned my house you would have been sausage rolled out by now!
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If you had cleaned my house you would have been sausage rolled out by now!
Are you trying to say there is such a thing as too many sausage rolls?
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too many sausage rolls?
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Oh, damnit, I knew this would happen. Nutek.exe has stopped working. Someone please insert Stollen at the earliest opportunity to restart.
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Oh, damnit, I knew this would happen. Nutek.exe has stopped working. Someone please insert Stollen at the earliest opportunity to restart.


just a quick sit down should do the trick.
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just a quick sit down should do the trick.
People underestimate the power of a good sit down. Pair it with a cup of tea and all kinds of problems go away.
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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing View Post
People underestimate the power of a good sit down. Pair it with a cup of tea and all kinds of problems go away.
It's the civilized way to go about things.
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Originally Posted by Sugarmooma View Post
you would have been sausage rolled out by now!
Wait

Does that mean rolled like a sausage? as that doesn't sound good for anyone concerned, more like a felony.

Or, more plausible...

1) I ate you out of sausage rolls,
or
2) I was sick of Sausage rolls (impossible),

Devil is in the details and all that jazz.

BTW to 'invite' me to your house (I work sortof like a vampire), just spin around 3 times in a pitch black bathroom and say my name into a mirror and boom... Your wine is gone and I'm passed out under the xmas tree Way cheaper way to travel than Virgin America.
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