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I Think Christmas Shouldn't Be Seen Until After Halloween

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    It Is Almost Here

    I made the mistake of going into Walmart today looking for a summer related item (life jacket). There was only one womans small jacket available (I am a male LG to XL). I asked the guy with the handy blue name take emblazened with the friendly "May I help you"...
    ohnudeone ohnudeone 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 31, 2009

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    Is Christmas In October?? No No No

    I love Christmas and all the feelings that it gives me! I had a happy childhood and Christmas was always a time of family gatherings, love and most of all sharing in the Real Reason there is a Christmas! I am aware that Christmas has become a high marketing and buy now for your...
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 12919 2 Responses Oct 26, 2008

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    More Like Thanksgiving

    I like Thanksgiving too...I don't want to jump into Christmas before Thanksgiving.  I think we should just take one holiday at a time.  After Halloween, Thanksgiving stuff should come out.  After Thanksgiving, THEN Christmas stuff can come out.  Then after New...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2008

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    Christmas Fan

    I actually love, adore, can't wait for Christmas and the holiday season. For me, luckily, I have very good feelings associated with Christmas. I can't say we in my family celebrate religiously, but we actually do read the story out loud Christmas Eve and are part of the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 25, 2008

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    I Love It........but Not With Spiders

    Christmas is the second most holy day of the year for Christians. The first being the day he rose from the dead. Walmart has had Christmas stuff out for a month already. I am now wishing the Greeter and everyone in Walmart Blue a "Very Merry Christmas to you!!!" at the...
    ohnudeone ohnudeone 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    On Christmas Story

      For a few years I worked at a walmart at thankgiving for more then a few times-wll the holidays were supposed to be about love and god-not.  Christmas should have nothingto do with shopping and shouldn't be seen till december I think.  I always grew up loving...
    sibyll sibyll 51-55, F 10 Responses May 20, 2009

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    Target Overnight

    Here it is...Almost April.....And when I am at work....I find myself wondering....When Will the next season start here at Target????   I mean in the past it was in April that we started to see the Back to School stuff start coming in the store......But hey...That was also...
    singer1960 singer1960 46-50, F Mar 21, 2009

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    Commercial ,,, But

    and then all year long. I once thought Christmas was too commercialized but what is Christmas? It is a celebration of the birth of Christ (even though we celebrate the wrong month & day) and immortality, hence the Christmas or pine tree. It is also a time of peace &...
    amblinrollin amblinrollin 51-55, M May 16, 2009

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    Nothing Is More Annoying Th...

    Nothing is more annoying then seeing christmas things come out before thanksgiving.  People need to start recalling that christmas time isn't a shopping spree.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F 2 Responses May 12, 2009

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    Nope At Least

        i think christmas stuff should not be seen before halloween . but now  it seems that it shows up before october and that is just dumb.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 27, 2009

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    Take It From Someone Who Works In Retail

    Over the course of 10 years, I've worked for three different retail stores, including working in the Shipping department of the distribution center of one of them (5 years each for the past 2 places, about 6 months at my current one). The one common thread with all three...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 16, 2012

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    What Up?

    Christmas is great but Halloween and Christmas don't go together.  Halloween is scary and fun. Christmas is cheery and fun too..
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2008

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    It Has Begun

    Earlier ths week, I was shopping. And yes, Christmas displays are up in September.  Dang
    ohnudeone ohnudeone 41-45, M Oct 2, 2009

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    In Departmetn Stores and Markets

     On the other hand, if Christmas is about the birth of baby Jesus and the hope He brought to we sinners, then maybe it should be celebrated all day, every day of our lives?  Such a deal?  Instead of burning in hell for my transgressions, I can go to heaven if I...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2009

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    It Is Crazy!!!!

    Was where I am at now in September around labor day weekend and on my day off I walked to the mall and what was that playing over the mall speakers? YEP!!!! Jingle Bells!!!! Followed by ROCK AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE!!!!! CRAP!!!! Even the department store I walked into has...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 28, 2010

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    Most people haven't seen? I can't think of a single person who's seen my true dark side. 98% of the time, my good side shows, and I am able to express that part of myself to others...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    supermike978 supermike978 18-21 3 days ago

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    I agree, although, everybody else that agree probably has different views on the subject. Drug addicts and physical abusers are obviously out. Personally, this is why I feel that...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Aug 1

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    I was mad at him. I thought he was behaving like a jackass. And I spoke plainly to him. I'm not mad any more; and I'm still interested. But I'm going to call him on his bullshit...
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    To people on here. Don't. It is all for the worse. I'm not directing this towards anyone, any group, I'm just saying. It is not worth it. People leave you. No matter if you've been...
    MajesticDreams MajesticDreams 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I just think it's ridiculous how some horrible people are blessed enough to have kids but mistreat them when there are amazing people who would make amazing parents but can't have...
    littlefighter littlefighter 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 9

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    'Eu Te Amo' was what I used to say. 'Eu te amo trembem' was what he used to reply. Note the word: 'used to' I don't speak Portuguese and these are the only words I know from...
    MeXYours MeXYours 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    We were good friends through out school . We both went in different directions for a number of reasons . 25 years later and with the help of technology , we found each other . Our...
    naughtybloke naughtybloke 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    And yet I don't assume I have the right to dictate who should and who should not be procreating.
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    I have a crush on a girl who is a little younger, maybe 2-3 years younger but she is so nice. She plans on having sex when she's married and I think that's awesome cause so many...
    Quietguy1234 Quietguy1234 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    I miss him, that capricious little f~cker. He was definitely dangerous for me, with the way he would shift moods so quickly. Too quickly. I could never keep up. I got afraid...
    QueenOfLosers QueenOfLosers 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    He was out of town, now he's back. My little bruised heart doesn't know how to feel.
    TheTruthIfItKillsMe TheTruthIfItKillsMe 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    imallhers imallhers 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    Nope I was 14 years old. Now I'm 18 and look back and think wtf was I thinking?! The guy and I use to be so close now him and I don't talk at all. He's an *******. Lol
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