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I Tired of Materialistic Commercial Holidays

we are not cheap we are just tired of the over materialization of every single holiday!! 837 People

    Wish It Would Stop - While I don't mind getting people gifts here and there, I detest holiday shopping. It's like people let go of all consideration and kindness for other people...
    Durious Durious 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18, 2008

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    In a Way Yes, I Am Not Reli... - In a way yes, I am not religious and I celebrate the changing of the seasons - I honour what we have in the world not what we can get from other...
    sacien sacien 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 29, 2008

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    Holiday Fear -   What will you give? Will you get enough? They say times are hard and living is tough. Child with no toy, girl with no boy All hope is gone and so is their joy...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 4 Responses Dec 6, 2012

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    Holidays - I have not seriously observed them in a long time.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F Oct 16, 2009

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    I hate the holidays. It's not so nice. There are so many bitter people out there.
    ohwee12 ohwee12 18-21, F Dec 25, 2013

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    Sudanese Words of Wisdom - My boyfriend and I were watching a documentary on refugees from Sudan who came to live in America. I was shocked back into reality when after watching...
    waterstories waterstories 21-25, F 4 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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    No Pricetag Requred - The best part of the holidays for me used to seem like it was the food and getting what you wanted from Santa Claus or your parents. Or buying cards for...
    BrassSlinger BrassSlinger 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 30, 2011

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    I am so glad the holidays are over with. It is a stress and a strain every year for me. Why do Americans twist the holiday up so much? It is the birth of Jesus and the 3 wise men...
    mafields mafields 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    The Spirit Of Christmas - When did Christmas become just about the presents? What happened to the Spirit of Christmas? Why can't we enjoy the music, the decorations, the food...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F 4 Responses Dec 9, 2011

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    Happy The Economy Must Flow Day! - This was my standard happy holidays greeting/message to people in the year 2010. I wish you a happy socially forced consumerism day (Christmas...
    LordNothing LordNothing 26-30, M Dec 27, 2010

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    The Build Up - My memories and traditions of Christmas revolve around my mother struggling with the turkey, my dad taking me to the shops half an hour before they close on...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 27, 2008

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    WANT to Much - Foriegn countries call us capitalists and they are not far from wrong. Today businesses capitalize on all of our holidays and merchandise is on their counters long...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2008

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    Wish It Would Stop - While I don't mind getting people gifts here and there, I detest holiday shopping. It's like people let go of all consideration and kindness for other people...
    Durious Durious 26-30, M Jul 18, 2008

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    I Don't Buy Gifts, Exce... - I don't buy gifts, except for my kids. They get one toy and an outfit. But we gather with family and close friends to celebrate with meals and music.
    michichibi michichibi 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2008

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    The Meaning Has Been Diluted - Some songs just don't have any soul to them. I swear sometimes it's like you just hear the same things over and over. It gets boring after a while. I...
    Winterborn Winterborn 31-35 2 Responses Sep 1, 2008

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    Ggrr - Each year I buy less and less and try to encourage my family as well as others to get out there and volunteer their time. I managed to get the guys at the office to work a...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Jun 19, 2008

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    I Have Not Been On Any Type... - I have not been on any type of holiday for so long now, so I do not bother watching them.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 29, 2008

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    Wanted No Gifts This Year - This year I decided not to tell anyone what I wanted for Christmas.  In truth, I haven't wanted anything for Christmas since I found Linux: ...
    zenandi zenandi 31-35, M 5 Responses Jan 12, 2008

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    You Can Pick Your Friends, But You're Stuck With Family... - I don't know who said that first, but my personal belief is that nothing is truer.  Going to see family is NOT a...
    dc0de dc0de 41-45, M Nov 8, 2007

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    ...and It's Beyond - All of them.  Trivial sentiments from our plastic culture.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 13, 2009

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    Failed Holidays - ***I took this article from my website. Please go like us and spread our link on your social media so we can keep writing. www.bloidnews.com*** CHICAGO...
    ricknaub ricknaub 36-40 Jul 18, 2012

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    Not This Year! - I made it through Easter weekend!  I made it through the family dinner, the Easter egg hunt at my mother's, and the phone calls of best wishes. If you're not...
    thinkingoutloud thinkingoutloud 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 24, 2008

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    XMas - I stopped celebrating Christmas when I still identified as a Christian due to the fact it stopped being about friends, family and/or your God and started to be about who is...
    silvermoon silvermoon 31-35 Oct 29, 2007

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    Holidays - I agree that in the end, on the day, the spirit of being with loved ones and family, comes through. I don't see my famliy very often, and don't have much in...
    racin4065 racin4065 26-30, F Jan 12, 2008

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    Black Friday... - I think Black Friday is ridiculous. To make employers come in to work at 4am just for consumers to buy the hottest new toy for Christmas as if it will never be...
    LuciaRose LuciaRose 26-30, F Nov 25, 2011

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    Big Companies Make Them Up ... - Big companies make them up to make money and people fall for it hook, line and sinker. They feel compelled to buy presents for everyone they know...
    numisiro numisiro 36-40, M Jul 29, 2008

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    Some Holidays Such As Valen... - Some holidays such as Valentines day are so stupid and I think they were created by greeting card companies to make a quick buck!
    livelaughlove2009 livelaughlove2009 16-17 Jun 11, 2008

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    I Tired Of Them, So I Left Them Behind... - One thing I love about living in another country with different religious mores from those in my home country is that my husband and I...
    guavachick guavachick 36-40, F Apr 9, 2012

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    Hello - http://www.p2pnet.net/story/41302 and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdh9p7cRVM8&playnext_from=TL&videos=cdin4Gvnrx4&feature=grec_index
    RealEvolution RealEvolution 56-60 Jul 9, 2010

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    What Is The World Coming Too? - Recently my wife came home from work to tell me that the pre-school where she works do not allow references to 'Christian festivals' by name. Such...
    idiot20101 idiot20101 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 8, 2010

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    Disclaimer: This is a rant, and may not necessarily be coherent. You have been warned. I hate the commercialization of Christmas!!!!! I have never cared but for some reason this...
    TerriTerrific TerriTerrific 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    I Hate It! - i am weird but i hate being like a sheep where everyone gets in line on valentines day to buy flowers or candy. it seems tacky to me. i hate that christmas is all...
    craazzeecalamity craazzeecalamity 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2011

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    Very Confused... - I think I have Depression. I said "think" because I don't see any real reason for it. I feel like I am just being over dramatic and a big baby. That's why I...
    supertramp92 supertramp92 18-21 Nov 17, 2011

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    I Really Think Many Of Us Forgot What They Were Actually About - They are not just some lame excuse for beer-drinking, overeating, yelling at ppl, being rude, making more MONEY...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 15, 2012

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