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I Think Christmas Shouldn't Be Seen Until After Halloween

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I think for a lot of people, an awful lot of people, Christmas, or Xmas as I like to call it, isn't about celebrating the religious aspects of the holiday anymore. It's about other...
    Happytohelp77 Happytohelp77 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I was infatuated by a guy that I've seen between classes. I usually don't get to know the people that I'm interested in, I always just stay with the desire to meet them until it...
    Waveheart Waveheart 22-25, F Oct 10

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    Yup. I think if you can't support them you shouldn't have kids. And if you do drugs then no you shouldn't have kids. If you can't be a responsible parent then no. I know people who...
    AzureTiger AzureTiger 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 23

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    I made an Irish drinking song, because I'm Irish and I drink. Hey, screaming lady in the grocery isle! You shouldn't have kids! Hey, you in the minivan leaving your child! You...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So, there is this girl who I've met like a month ago. At first, I didn't get very interested in her because I was very high and I didn't pay too much attention to the girl. Then...
    juanig juanig 18-21, M Oct 22

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    It so hard to not to think about tht certain person u love but yet, I shouldn't fall in love with tht person! Ugh it's just so hard to not think about, every night I cry myself to...
    Chipmunk1023 Chipmunk1023 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    Me. I shouldn't have kids. My upbringing left me walking the streets and getting into trouble, all types of dudes trying to get a piece of this *** since puberty hit. My kid...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F Oct 22

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    I think a lot of people shouldn't have kids...crazy..
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 22

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    Why do we care so much about people that don't care at all? We shouldn't torture ourselves but we do it enywayz.
    heygreeneyed heygreeneyed 18-21, F Oct 13

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    This was the conversation at the dinner table before saying grace.She asked, "Do you think dad doesn't really care for us anymore?"He responded candidly, "I guess. No text. No...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 21

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    I didn't wait until marriage and I don't regret it one bit. I had a few men in my life before I found the man of my dreams. He is my everything and we have lived together for 2...
    dragthewaters4 dragthewaters4 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    Here's a real SHOCKER for some of the younger members of EP: Almost ALL of us were "accidents"! That doesn't mean that most of us were unwanted, merely unplanned! Trust me. Wait...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 22

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    You know, there's been times where I've seen people say that if your parents didn't care about you than you wouldn't still be with them. Well, in my opinion, that's completely...
    MrsDuckx3 MrsDuckx3 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I met this guy online. At first i was wary of meeting people online so i gave him a fake name and age. After i was sure that he wasn't some old guy that was pretending to be the...
    calixx calixx 18-21, F Oct 5

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    I am a very happy-go-lucky, hyper, talkative girl and I love to be happy whenever I can. I love spending time with my friends or siblings, but I hate being with my mum. She was a...
    Sickofthis92 Sickofthis92 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    Those who don't want a kid even after having it.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    On anyone really. On anyone who cared enough to talk with me and reply. But then the crush fades, no more topics to talk about, and then soon distance, they give excuses and then...
    YesIAmACat YesIAmACat 18-21 Oct 16

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    I won't. A lesson learned after years of trying to get along with ppl and being disappointed repeatedly. I am complex, complicated, and on the edge. I don't judge other people...
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    it's like what i think is always wrong or not the way to think... well guess what thats how i think and you dont have to understand for me to think it so kiss it haha
    squeaks79 squeaks79 22-25, F Oct 20

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    you see nothing but pregnant young girls everywhere, my sister told me how her hs is full of pregnant girls walking around thinking its cool(wth!) and whenever i go grocery...
    cynR1993 cynR1993 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    I recently become single and went to a party with a coworker who I've kind of had a crush on. I knew he had a girlfriend so I didn't try anything and kept it very friendly. That...
    arielm11878 arielm11878 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I don't know what the hell happened to me and I feel SO stupid about it now but I called my crush (read my previous story, I know it's long though) because I don't know, I wanted...
    Wildyoungfree Wildyoungfree 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Jeez...I seriously thought this immature crush would stop..but I can't stop Thimphu about my professor..is it the fact that he is educating me that's so 'romantic'? I can't stop...
    NotVibrant NotVibrant 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    I still have a crush on my sis in law thought it might went a way but I hasn't. Still not going react to it.. few weeks ago she came 2 mine with her mam in her pj's her pants were...
    24chris24 24chris24 22-25, M Oct 15

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    I have a crush on someone where it just would ever be possible ... Advice would be helpful So basically I'm 20 and he's 16 😪 jeez and well I met him through my best mate but...
    Butterflyfairy23 Butterflyfairy23 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 16

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    So I met this girl at work. She is absolutely gorgeous. She is learning English and sometimes when she doesn't know how to say something, or can't remember, she blinks her eyes as...
    taxideral taxideral 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 21

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    If you do drugs don't have a kid. If you are having sex with various people don't have a kid. Therefor if you are mentally or physically unstable Don't Have A Kid.
    burnedmemories burnedmemories 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    I am so ******* sick of seeing child abuse every time I turn on the news! Who the hell can harm their child, or kill their child. It also sickens me all these poor underage women...
    nursingstudentxo nursingstudentxo 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 22

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    Unless they would be the most caring and wonderful human beings in the world. They don't have to be perfect but abuse and neglect is a big no no
    90slove 90slove 18-21, F Oct 22

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    It breaks my heart to see some scum who have kids and couldn't care less about them when there are some amazing people who physically can't have kids but would be amazing parents.
    thefurthestthing thefurthestthing 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Theres a guy i really like we met at the pub i work at were he started coming in more and more where we would talk all night and he would wait until i finished and we'd do stuff...
    dais96 dais96 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I know he likes her and she likes him. But they haven't been on a date since she is frustrated with how he is so clueless. I don't think they are suited for another; she is very...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Okay. I'm not going to let it ruin my life. I'm going to do what's good for me and my life - and take advantage of any good opportunities that come my way. If I find myself...
    TheTruthIfItKillsMe TheTruthIfItKillsMe 46-50, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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