Merry Christmas to all from the USA

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Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby dcihon » 2017-12-25 14:12

Hope everyone in linux land gets what they asked for this year.
Looking forward to some great times with Debian and Linux.
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Re: Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2017-12-25 14:27

And happy Christmas to all not from the USA as well :mrgreen:
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Re: Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby golinux » 2017-12-25 15:19

It's really just another day. The sun rises. The sun sets. All this human overlay of significance is irrelevant (and really annoying).
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Re: Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby Segfault » 2017-12-25 15:37

Merry Christmas to everybody.

Don't pay attention to previous poster, people need days off. People need to celebrate sometimes, otherwise the everyday worries can get better of them.
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Re: Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby golinux » 2017-12-25 16:09

@Segfault . . . Then take some days off. Why do you need an excuse that turns nearly two months into a season of madness? Don't force your 'celebration' on everyone else. Instead take responsibility for your own mental hygiene and downtime.
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Re: Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby Wheelerof4te » 2017-12-25 16:21

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate today. May you have a happy holidays.
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Re: Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby Segfault » 2017-12-25 16:24

golinux wrote:@Segfault . . . Then take some days off. Why do you need an excuse that turns nearly two months into a season of madness? Don't force your 'celebration' on everyone else. Instead take responsibility for your own mental hygiene and downtime.

Dear golinux. This thread is about wishing merry Christmas. Your leftist/atheist comments do not belong here. Everybody knows left has no tolerance for anything that does not fit their vision of world. Please, start your own thread to discuss these things if you feel pressing need. BTW, I'm not a religious person myself, does not mean I am an atheist.
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Re: Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby yeti » 2017-12-25 17:04

golinux wrote:It's really just another day. The sun rises. The sun sets. All this human overlay of significance is irrelevant (and really annoying).

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Re: Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby llivv » 2017-12-25 17:11

may santa claus e bring all you good little boys and girls everything on your christmas lists.

should santa b checking any other lists a?
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Re: Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2017-12-25 17:51

Just for the record, I can make no firm statement in respect of the existence of $DEITY but I would still like to wish the little baby Jesus a happy birthday.

Anyway, didn't the Christians hijack the traditional Solstice holidays[1] for their own ends?

Happy four days after Winter Solstice everyone! :D

[1] https://news.nationalgeographic.com/new ... stice.html
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Re: Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby Wheelerof4te » 2017-12-25 17:57

Yes, there are similar celebrations in other religions, mainly old Slav and Nordic. If you watched Vikings TV show, they had almost the same holiday. Live and let live, I say. It doesn't hurt anyone.
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Re: Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby golinux » 2017-12-25 18:16

Yes, the solstice is worth noting. It is an astronomical event of significance that exists regardless of human preferences and ideologies that twist the event to their purposes. It will still exist long after our species (with all its stupidity) has driven itself to extinction.
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Re: Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby GarryRicketson » 2017-12-25 18:32

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Re: Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby Lysander » 2017-12-25 19:35

A very happy Christmas to all Debianites - I wish you a most auspicious and sacred Yule.
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Re: Merry Christmas to all from the USA

Postby HuangLao » 2017-12-25 20:23

A Very Merry Christmas to all and a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous 2018!

PS: for those who do not like or celebrate Christmas, just skip the thread, no reason to comment :idea:
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