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What good are you doing this holiday season?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by stoney, Dec 16, 2012.

  1. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    We're giving away a Christmas tree.

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  2. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    nothing i need to post about.
     
  3. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    You never really need to post about anything though.

    Just interested in what/if anybody goes out of their way to make someone's day.
     
  4. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    And... it's gone. Getting picked up tomorrow.
     
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    maddog17 Turbo Monkey

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    i'm continuing my long standing hatred of christmas music
     
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    4xBoy Turbo Monkey

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  7. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    I'm all with you there. I worked at a Hallmark Cards in HS and when home for the holidays through college. That and smelly candles make me want to kill myself.
     
  8. eric strt6

    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    I'll do what I do every day, Help the elderly, the sick, and do my best to help and be polite in dealing with others.
    Now with my friends when I'm out of uniform I can be a dickhead...
     
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    I gave a dollar the other day so they'd stop ringing that goddamn bell. I also gave a 20-spot to the Sandy relief.
     
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  10. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    I have not yet choked a bitch, even though they desperately need it.
     
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    ICEBALL585 Bacontard

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    Although this year is the first year in a very long time that I'm not 100% grinch. It's amazing what having a baby will do to your xmas spirit. I'm almost a little excited for xmas day :shocked:
     
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    dhmike Turbo Monkey

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    riding my bike somewhere and trying to avoid my family .
     
  13. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    i told you to quit facebook.
     
  14. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    the less i say....
     
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    daisycutter Turbo Monkey

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    I run a homeless Shelter the only thing I do all day is good.
     
  16. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    Well played...
     
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    The local grocery store, King Soopers, has these Christmas trees with cards from seniors where they request things. They have no family left, or none that visit them, so no one gets them presents. Some of it really made me realize I take things for granted, even friends and family. They want stuff like Pepsi, candy, colored markers, etc. Just basic things that the retirement home doesn't provide but they have no one to get for them.

    It reminded me somewhat of when 2 of my best friends were over in Iraq (and then again in Afghanistan); I sent them cigars, snacks, snowboard/bike movies and even just pictures of day to day things over here. I took a picture during rush hour traffic when I was at a standstill and said "at least you don't have to deal with this sh!t"; they said it was strangely hilarious missing rush hour from a desert.
     
  18. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    There is a Christmas song in there somewhere...
     
  19. Jeremy R

    Jeremy R <b>x</b>

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    To the tune of jingle bells:

    Don't choke a bitch, don't choke a bitch
    fill your heart with grace

    Don't choke a bitch, don't choke a bitch
    even if she rocks duckface

    Hey!
     
  20. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Rep Given. Merry Christmas asshole!
     
  21. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    i once went into a king soopers at 2:30 in the morning after unsuccessfully trying to shave three years worth of growth off my face with one razor....

    i miss all night supermarkets.
     
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    I gave $500.00 to a coworker who does not make much has 2 kids and husband is out of work
     
  23. DirtMcGirk

    DirtMcGirk <b>WAY</b> Dumber than N8 (to the power of ten alm

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    Doing what I can to make someone who has less than I do happy for the holiday.

    And making bacon for my dogs.
     
  24. Serial Midget

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    I'm going to keep my pants on during most parties.
     
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    Wait till you have a three year old who is all jacked up on xmas.
     
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    DirtMcGirk <b>WAY</b> Dumber than N8 (to the power of ten alm

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    What about the pants party?
     
  27. TreeSaw

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    Just wait until he "gets it" and can open his own gifts!
     
  28. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    She didn't come by to get it. WTF?
     
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    Nick My name is Nick

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    I'm going to try and get Stoney out snowboarding between Christmas and the New Year.



    :D
     
  30. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    baby sit for him.
     
  31. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Filled a Xmas stocking with goodies and swag for patients at Landstuhl while at the Big BX at Ramstein today...
     
  32. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    Yep.

    Must spread.
     
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    pinkshirtphotos site moron

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    Resetting RM as my homepage and lubing my rides. Those reindeer will fly.
     
  34. DaveW

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    On Friday there is a charity ride in NZ called the longest day.
    It's for Arthritis NZ.
    The longest day of the year in the southern hemisphere is at the end of this week.
    at the official dawn (approx 5:48am) you get on your bike and ride.
    You ride where ever you want and what ever speed you want, and can stop for as many cafe/meal breaks as you need but you don't finish the ride until official sunset (9:10pm roughly).

    http://www.mfla.org.nz/longest-day-ride/



    So as I'm going to be stuck at my bike shop all day, to support the riders all morning I will be doing free coffees and muffins for any participants that ride past the shop, and from lunchtime onwards I will be cranking up the BBQ and handing out craft beer.
     
  35. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    You went to scare people? :confused:
     
  36. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Flaky people responding to Craigslist ads?

    No f**kin' WAY!
     
  37. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    Someone else came by last night. Tree be gone.