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It's already Christmas eve here, so...

Post by mingshey » Wed Dec 24, 2003 5:15 am

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[face=SPIonic]Kala\ Xristouge/nna, pa/ntej[/face]!
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Post by klewlis » Wed Dec 24, 2003 7:57 am

It's only been Christmas eve for an hour here and already my girls are asking if they can open presents!

(I work in a transitional home for young women ;)

Merry Christmas everyone!

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Post by Keesa » Wed Dec 24, 2003 1:22 pm

It's Christmas Eve morning for me.

Merry Christmas!

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Post by Episcopus » Wed Dec 24, 2003 2:35 pm

I'm sleeping all day tomorrow. Nevertheless to those who celebrate christmas, habeatis diem optimum!

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Post by Emma_85 » Wed Dec 24, 2003 2:50 pm

In Germany it's Christmas today, they celebrate it a day earlier.
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Post by Clemens » Wed Dec 24, 2003 5:21 pm

Here too.
Merry Christmas!
Schöne Weihnachten! ;-)

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Post by bingley » Wed Dec 24, 2003 6:04 pm

It's now officially the 25th here, so

Merry Christmas
Selamat Hari Natal
Nativitas Christi beato vobis sit.

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Post by mariek » Wed Dec 24, 2003 6:20 pm

Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année 2004 !

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Post by MDS » Thu Dec 25, 2003 12:12 am

Merry Christmas everyone, hope Santa was good to you!

(Still got 5 hours till its the 25th on Eastern Standard Time here...)

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Post by Keesa » Thu Dec 25, 2003 1:56 am

It's another four hours and three minutes until midnight, but the sun has set, so Merry Christmas!

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Post by Carola » Thu Dec 25, 2003 4:19 am

Well, I've just finished Christmas lunch - and feeling very full and relaxed. The rest of the party have found some comfortable spots for a little nap! It's about 28deg C here, sun shining, light breeze and in the middle of one of the world's best wine growing areas - what more could a person want?

Merry Christmas to you all! :D

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Post by klewlis » Thu Dec 25, 2003 7:08 am

Carola wrote:Well, I've just finished Christmas lunch - and feeling very full and relaxed. The rest of the party have found some comfortable spots for a little nap! It's about 28deg C here, sun shining, light breeze and in the middle of one of the world's best wine growing areas - what more could a person want?

Merry Christmas to you all! :D
:shock:

It always feels just wrong to think about Christmas in the summertime, even though I realize that half the world does it that way.

Once I spent Christmas in california and the weather was warm and there was no snow (of course) and it just felt so alien and strange. Gotta have my white christmas! :)

(tho I am jealous of your temperatures.... :)

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Post by Clemens » Thu Dec 25, 2003 12:33 pm

Here we had 20 degrees Celsius below zero - that's the right temperature for Christmas ;-)

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Post by Keesa » Thu Dec 25, 2003 2:56 pm

:?

Here we have temperature that's 28.8 degrees, but that is Farenheit, so it is definitely chilly out there. No snow, though...although if you squint your eyes, the frost looks a little like snow in bright sunlight. :D

Merry Christmas!

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Post by klewlis » Thu Dec 25, 2003 10:24 pm

It's 3C here, which is quite warm, and we don't have as much snow as normal... it has been quite a mild winter! (I'm definitely happy about that)

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Post by Emma_85 » Fri Dec 26, 2003 10:53 am

Winter here is very mild indeed this year, no white Christmas. On our way to the cinema to see Lord of the Rings some snow fell, though.

Happy Boxing day :wink: !
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Post by Keesa » Fri Dec 26, 2003 1:27 pm

Happy Boxing Day? What's that?

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Post by Emma_85 » Fri Dec 26, 2003 3:25 pm

:shock: You don't have Boxing Day in the US?!? What do you call today instead?
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Post by bingley » Fri Dec 26, 2003 3:31 pm

No, they don't. They don't have fortnights either.

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Post by klewlis » Fri Dec 26, 2003 6:08 pm

those poor americans don't have boxing day.

boxing day is the day after christmas. there are conflicting accounts to explain what it is about and where it came from. but here, all we care about is that boxing day is the day when all the stores put everything on sale, so everyone goes shopping. :)

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Post by Keesa » Fri Dec 26, 2003 7:40 pm

We call those the "after-Christmas sales" day, and Mamma (who hates driving in rush traffic, shopping in crowds, waiting in line, etc.) avoids them like the plague.

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Post by klewlis » Fri Dec 26, 2003 11:04 pm

Keesa wrote:We call those the "after-Christmas sales" day, and Mamma (who hates driving in rush traffic, shopping in crowds, waiting in line, etc.) avoids them like the plague.
the difference is that in canada boxing day is a BIG deal, and is even an actual (statutory) holiday. i don't know whether it's the same in europe or not.

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Post by Episcopus » Fri Dec 26, 2003 11:12 pm

thats beacause british box all food adn give to homleasds people, we are all good soulas :)

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Post by Carola » Sat Dec 27, 2003 2:15 am

I didn't see snow until I was in my early 20's and went to Germany. I remember I was in a train and it started snowing; I managed to say to the other passengers that I had never seen snow before - they were so good and all insisted I sit right next to the window of the train. I found the cold weather at Christmas seemed very strange, so I guess it's what you are used to.

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Post by Keesa » Sat Dec 27, 2003 1:36 pm

Yes, cold weather at Christmas is "normal" for us, even in Alabama, where we don't usually get snow. I remember a light dusting of snow on Christmas morning, one year, but that's it. Cold, though...cold is a different matter entirely. It's currently 19.9 degrees outside, and that's Farenheit.

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Post by klewlis » Sat Dec 27, 2003 3:52 pm

lol. that's -6.7C. that's not cold for december, it's practically balmy. ;)

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Post by Keesa » Sat Dec 27, 2003 5:21 pm

:roll: You live in Canada. Here in Alabama, nineteen degrees is shivering weather. :)

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Post by Carola » Sun Dec 28, 2003 3:51 am

klewlis wrote:lol. that's -6.7C. that's not cold for december, it's practically balmy. ;)
I think the coldest we ever get to is about 1 or 2 deg. C, and that is at about dawn in the middle of winter. Just as well, or all my weird plants would die! (I have bromeliads and strange succulent plants gowing out side the back door - -in keeping with the strange people indoors!)

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Post by Keesa » Sun Dec 28, 2003 1:33 pm

Carola wrote: -in keeping with the strange people indoors!)
:D Perhaps I should move to Australia, so that my landscaping can match its gardener!
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