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Re: Christmas

Postby E.Raser two on Thu Mar 01, 2007 8:31 am

Czar_Choi wrote:Well the christians decided to keep Saturnalia going and call it Christmas right? So why don't the pastafarians just keep Christmas going and call it "Pasta Pirates Day" :pirate_fish: :D


well, being in Hospital in 25/12/2006, I'll celebrate Christmas nex 8 march, la Festa della Donna :mrgreen:
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this answer is clear

Postby blackeyedbutch on Fri Mar 09, 2007 9:40 pm

FSM has control over everything therefore if he didn't approve of it he would stop the truebelievers from celebrating this "christmas" that you mention so obviously i can't offend our noodley father too much or he would atleast give a sign against it :fsm_float:
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Re: this answer is clear

Postby E.Raser two on Sat Mar 10, 2007 9:39 am

blackeyedbutch wrote: therefore if he didn't approve of it he would stop the truebelievers from celebrating this "christmas" that you mention


....and 9th march 2007, the Magi Kings have given Him with
GOLD,INCENCE and BEER.
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Postby Pachyderm on Wed May 02, 2007 10:26 am

I thought the Christmas tree thing was from the pagan Yule Log ceremony? Where they had a big log burning and you could only stand and speak your piece while the log was alight?

Or did I dream that?
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Postby EarthRise on Wed May 02, 2007 11:43 am

Pachyderm wrote:I thought the Christmas tree thing was from the pagan Yule Log ceremony? Where they had a big log burning and you could only stand and speak your piece while the log was alight?

Or did I dream that?


I think that's a separate ceremony...
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Postby Pachyderm on Thu May 03, 2007 9:13 am

This haziness about religion was one of the reasons I became a Pastafarian. Everything is much simpler here....
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Postby brodieboy on Thu May 17, 2007 6:07 am

anthrobabe wrote:I am fascinated by the entire idea that Christmas falls near the winter solstice, easter near the spring solstice ETC-- I think that was the point of early Christians, at least in part, to get pagans to celebrate their things by "taking over" already celebrated days and making them "Christian".


Easter was named after the pagan goddess Eastor. Christians even stole the hot buns idea, but put a cross on them and claimed it as theirs.

As for Christmas, it was decided it shall be on the 25th, even though Jesus' birth was reckoned to be 1st march, 7 BC
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Postby Zankou on Thu May 17, 2007 9:08 am

You can't find the exact date, and you can't really relate it to the Gregorian Calendar.


It should be celebrated somewhere between March and April, though.
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Postby kuro_mizu on Fri May 18, 2007 12:40 am

Mmm hot buns. In my family, I am the bread master. Neither Easter nor Christmas happens without my input :D
And of course, I'll celebrate it for the food and the gifts. My parents know very well I dont believe a bit of that so I sit on the couch and chow down while they ingratiate themselves with a God who only wants them to die.
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Postby EarthRise on Fri May 18, 2007 1:00 am

Quick question to everyone on the forum:

Does anyone here practice the Christmas and/or New Year's 'custom' of breaking a peppermint pig with a tiny silver mallet and eating the pieces for good luck?

See, I saw this item (pig + mallet) in a catalog, which proclaimed its customs, but I could find no third-party verification that such a practice has ever existed like other eccentric turn-of-the-year tendencies (such as making loud noises for spirits, or eating black-eyed peas, or what have you).
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Postby PantyGnawer on Fri May 18, 2007 1:20 am

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Postby PantyGnawer on Fri May 18, 2007 1:21 am

No Christmas for me! The family and I just like to gather round the Festivus pole for the airing of grievances and the feats of strength!

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Postby Duke on Fri May 18, 2007 1:28 am

EarthRise wrote:Quick question to everyone on the forum:

Does anyone here practice the Christmas and/or New Year's 'custom' of breaking a peppermint pig with a tiny silver mallet and eating the pieces for good luck?

See, I saw this item (pig + mallet) in a catalog, which proclaimed its customs, but I could find no third-party verification that such a practice has ever existed like other eccentric turn-of-the-year tendencies (such as making loud noises for spirits, or eating black-eyed peas, or what have you).


Never, ever, heard of it. Probably just an advertisement gimmick.


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Postby KC Observer on Fri May 18, 2007 5:19 pm

C'mon Dukes, Get witht he program!!! You've NEVER heard of the Peppermint pig? Sheesh!!! :roll: :D He's SO popoular! :D
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Postby Zankou on Fri May 18, 2007 5:22 pm

Ok, come on.

Duke is a prolific poster, and dukes is a mod. There is no duke, or Dukes.
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