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I think we always felt on here they would ban Christmas as it might offend others. But I guess we didn't think it would come so quickly in the year 2020.

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https://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/18754513.southampton-city-council-cancels-christmas-remembrance-events/

Southampton city council cancels Christmas and Remembrance events

SOUTHAMPTON will not have a Christmas market this year, nor a Remembrance service after civic chiefs agreed to suspend the events due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Can we not socially distance at these things?

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Christmas ain't cancelled at my house! Fuck em.

Well to be fair with remembrance what they fought against is now our lives 

Xmas markets cancelled? Think of all the lives that have been saved...!     ...Alans Snackbar will have to drive his truck into something else

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Christmas is a religious festival that gained cultural significance in Victorian times. Why the state should mark this festival is worth debating. However cancelling the Remembrance ceremonies is disgraceful. A token gesture to remember the fallen and an opportunity to fund raise for the survivors (in the true sense of that word) is worth retaining. In most communities it’s an outdoor event!

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7 minutes ago, JohnThePessimist said:

Christmas is a religious festival that gained cultural significance in Victorian times. Why the state should mark this festival is worth debating. However cancelling the Remembrance ceremonies is disgraceful. A token gesture to remember the fallen and an opportunity to fund raise for the survivors (in the true sense of that word) is worth retaining. In most communities it’s an outdoor event!

Christianity culturally appropriated indigenous religions. Once gone, we can return to our cultural roots. And the go mass action against those who introduced christianity to our shores.  :)

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Wight Flight
1 minute ago, spunko said:

Christmas ain't cancelled at my house! Fuck em.

Nor mine.

I will be proud to be Billy three trees again this year.

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2 minutes ago, spunko said:

Christmas ain't cancelled at my house! Fuck em.

Nor mine I’ve got my grubby mits on these the first free thing I’ve got off the system in 5 years.i should not even have them were given to me .now can I spend the lot in one go on long life milk is the question or not .

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17 minutes ago, Democorruptcy said:

Good.

Bah humbug.

Quite. What does xmas even mean? For me it's just another day where I get wreckeder than usual. I do try and do something to mark the solstice though. Ideally it would involve magical ceremonies and beautiful wenches but I generally have to make do with a nice walk in the countryside.

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27 minutes ago, Wight Flight said:

Nor mine.

I will be proud to be Billy three trees again this year.

For fucks sake, don't antagonise the XYY man with your tree bragging! 

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Andersen

Does anyone know if our clan will be OK to leave their assorted under-10s safe at home to look after themselves this year when we go for our family get-together, just so we don't create a dangerous situation of more than 6 of us in one place?
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The Queen isn't happy.

Servants refusing to work for her over Christmas because it would mean that they would have to isolate from their own families.

Now it's actually hurting people at the top level might a touch of commonsense be thrust upon poor little scared Boris?

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/12793066/queen-furious-servants-refuse-work-christmas/

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31 minutes ago, Funn3r said:

Quite. What does xmas even mean? For me it's just another day where I get wreckeder than usual. I do try and do something to mark the solstice though. Ideally it would involve magical ceremonies and beautiful wenches but I generally have to make do with a nice walk in the countryside.

It's a short period of time when it's safe to ignore clients.

Which is priceless.

 

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4 hours ago, Frank Hovis said:

The Queen isn't happy.

Servants refusing to work for her over Christmas because it would mean that they would have to isolate from their own families.

Now it's actually hurting people at the top level might a touch of commonsense be thrust upon poor little scared Boris?

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/12793066/queen-furious-servants-refuse-work-christmas/

Fuck you ma'am

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MrLibertyRedux

Up until the Arab Spring I used to go to Dahab scuba diving for Christmas and new year.

About as far as I could get from the madness.

First dive of the day at 09:30 and lobster for Christmas dinner

Fucking marvellous.

 

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Austin Allegro
19 hours ago, 201p said:

 

 

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Can we not socially distance at these things?

Of course we can. But the government's restrictions seem to be being treated as a minimum level of compliance, rather than a maximum. It's like the 'one hour of exercise only per day' rule during Lockdown 1, which was never an actual rule (no time period was stipulated for exercise, just 'once a day'), it just developed as a sort of unquestioned folk-truth.

 

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Sucralose Ray Leonard

They can cancel Halloween (for good) and they can cancel Bonfire night too, seen as it celebrates a failure to kill of Parliament. 

But if they take away my chance to watch a Carry On movie at my folks house, much to the annoyance of my 16yr old nephew on Christmas Day then I will go well mental! 

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6 minutes ago, The XYY Man said:

The cunts aren't spoiling my Christmas. I'll be just as miserable this year as any other...!

Bah, humbug...

 

XYY

Well at least this year, you can only inflict your misery on five other people.  xD

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The XYY Man
18 minutes ago, One percent said:

Well at least this year, you can only inflict your misery on five other people.  xD

Says the Enola Gay of misery delivery systems...! 

If I'm looking for an effective mood hoover, you're ground fucking zero...

 

XYY

 

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24 minutes ago, The XYY Man said:

The cunts aren't spoiling my Christmas. I'll be just as miserable this year as any other...!

Bah, humbug...

 

XYY

Should that be bumhug?

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Just now, Option5 said:

Should that be bumhug?

Try it, and see where it gets you.

CLUE: The Norwegian version of Holby fucking City...

 

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