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I Think Christmas Shouldn't Be Seen Until After Halloween

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 120 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 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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    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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    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 66-70 2 Responses Oct 26, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    jenniferking123 jenniferking123 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Every single day I contemplate how lucky I am to have the things that I do but I always strive for more. I despise myself for wanting more but I always do and I cannot stop. There...
    gdao19 gdao19 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I was sitting at home one night and I like this kids tbh. He was in a relationship with someone in my class and I never wanted to get any further then friends. They are always on...
    basketball231 basketball231 18-21, F a week ago

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    Sunshinemms Sunshinemms 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I think it's stupid to wait until marriage. In certain cultures I understand it's expected but you gotta test the product before you buy it.
    Whatsmystory Whatsmystory 26-30, F 45 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm not actually sure where I should start with everything I would like to be open and honest about everything my my relationship in the past 11 years but it's a lot for any one...
    buttermonkey buttermonkey 26-30, F Jul 20

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    I miss him so much... For about two and a half years I've tried so hard to keep up the charade of there being nothing there outside of me and my boyfriend of a year less than I've...
    Luca0 Luca0 18-21, T Jul 20

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    Three years ago I fell in love with the boy who was (and still is) pretty much far away. We met on the intership and after that we've started writting. The intershil lasted short...
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    i think people have rejected me before i give them a chance. sometimes i think God doesn't like me. my husband is a major cause of my insecurities, as well as my emphasis on what i...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Worse than joker :)( What he does is something more like art, u know. He makes you feel home, kreeps inside of your soul, changing you, changing your thoughts, changing how...
    hilton1234 hilton1234 26-30, M Jul 20

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    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M Jul 20

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    About my Marine.... Okay, he isn't mine yet of course, that's why he's a crush, but he will be eventually! We've finally formed a healthy friendship that can get sexual when we...
    YouKnowWho15 YouKnowWho15 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    So update the guy I like who is way older than me he is starting to call me babe an love an stuff an every time he calls me that my heart skips a beat an Idk what's happening an I...
    alihausmann alihausmann 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I didn't wait until marriage because i don't think virginity matters at all. What matters is the person who will be your last .
    2fuckingturnt 2fuckingturnt 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 18

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    Well since I keep this to myself, I have a crush on someone who is almost 10 years older than me. I really love his personality & he's so beautiful. Like I know he's been hurt...
    taekwoonie taekwoonie 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Simple as this he has a Girlfriend and she is very pretty and nice but he is currently staying with my brother for a couple of years in his room but me and him have become closer...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'm just gonna share an experience with a teacher, this was years ago. I just want others to know if you are a teacher or student and felt humiliated or embarrassed or ashamed don...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F Jul 17

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    My situation is just getting worse... I'm trying to find things in my crush that I don't like and I have but none of it stops me from crushing. We get along too well. I've decided...
    C3rtainly C3rtainly 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    B/c I know I don't...I deserve to be happy.
    Asia06 Asia06 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I'm going out with her but her heart is away yesterday she said that even if she would never go out with him she love him while she feel I'm being intrusive in her life she...
    Nasai Nasai 16-17, M Jul 17

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    How many times have people used a pen or paintbrush because they couldn't pull the trigger? ~Virginia Woolf
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    My Facebook is proof. People never see my posts, or so they say... Fortunately, in some cases, the dislike is very mutual. Very mutual indeed.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Well, I suppose people don't "like" me because of how I view them and other things. They may also not "like" me for my personalities. But it doesn't matter unless they act crude...
    rocketguy19 rocketguy19 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Crushes are funny things. I always end up having a crush on someone I shouldn't. It's a case of always 'wanting what you can't have'. Luckily, however, I'm at a point where I can...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F Jul 15