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mvd

(65,187 posts)
Tue Dec 7, 2021, 03:32 PM Dec 2021

What is the most important thing to you about Christmas/the holidays?

Being with my mom will be the most important to me, though I admit I also enjoy many of the others in my poll.


13 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Being with family/friends
8 (62%)
The gifts
1 (8%)
The religious aspect
0 (0%)
Helping others and being in the spirit
0 (0%)
The decorating
0 (0%)
The food
0 (0%)
Hobbies you have
1 (8%)
The music and/or TV shows
1 (8%)
Other
1 (8%)
Nothing - just regular times for me
1 (8%)
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What is the most important thing to you about Christmas/the holidays? (Original Post) mvd Dec 2021 OP
Just staying out of trouble Walleye Dec 2021 #1
As I say to my mother underpants Dec 2021 #2
Christmas is just another day on the calendar for me... chillfactor Dec 2021 #3
But Chillfactor you are still here. That counts for Polly Hennessey Dec 2021 #9
Football Bowl season aeromanKC Dec 2021 #4
I love that, too mvd Dec 2021 #5
When they are finally over is the most important thing Doc Sportello Dec 2021 #6
Being with extended family on Christmas day...and... electric_blue68 Dec 2021 #7
I have to say I like the gifts, too mvd Dec 2021 #10
For me cost is not the main thing... electric_blue68 Dec 2021 #11
No 'avoiding it' option? Wounded Bear Dec 2021 #8
I've put into work as I did thanksgiving and for new year's day as well. The flock, elected, whoever Anon-C Dec 2021 #15
This message was self-deleted by its author Anon-C Dec 2021 #16
just another working day for me Skittles Dec 2021 #12
When it's over. ...nt 2naSalit Dec 2021 #13
Fambly. marble falls Dec 2021 #14
Other Ohio Joe Dec 2021 #17
I'm too immature for Christmas. zanana1 Dec 2021 #18

chillfactor

(7,598 posts)
3. Christmas is just another day on the calendar for me...
Tue Dec 7, 2021, 03:46 PM
Dec 2021

I am 80, disabed, homebound, and live alone. No family, no gifts,nothing different.

Polly Hennessey

(6,825 posts)
9. But Chillfactor you are still here. That counts for
Tue Dec 7, 2021, 04:58 PM
Dec 2021

something. All of the Christmas cheer is exterior. Glitzy and bright and not much else. If I could I would stop by on Christmas Day and visit. 😊

Doc Sportello

(7,560 posts)
6. When they are finally over is the most important thing
Tue Dec 7, 2021, 04:25 PM
Dec 2021

I've found there are more of us then one would think. We're not Scrooges;we just think it has become total BS dedicated to rampant materialism.

electric_blue68

(15,053 posts)
7. Being with extended family on Christmas day...and...
Tue Dec 7, 2021, 04:27 PM
Dec 2021

Heck, I love gifts! 🎁
I'm also serious 👍 about picking out good gifts for my family, and friends.

I also 💖 love decorating, and seeing others! 🎄🎀🎄
Some of the songs; fun & serious ones, too.

mvd

(65,187 posts)
10. I have to say I like the gifts, too
Tue Dec 7, 2021, 05:15 PM
Dec 2021

Though I find it’s the idea that counts more than the cost. I like the decorating, bowl games, and music a lot. The religious aspect is also fun to study even though I am more spiritual than religious.

electric_blue68

(15,053 posts)
11. For me cost is not the main thing...
Tue Dec 7, 2021, 05:24 PM
Dec 2021

it's will it delight the person whether something fun, interesting, pretty, or useful that they can't currently afford.

I'm an ex Catholic. Spiritual now.

Anon-C

(3,430 posts)
15. I've put into work as I did thanksgiving and for new year's day as well. The flock, elected, whoever
Tue Dec 7, 2021, 09:00 PM
Dec 2021

...have literally...well it's complicated, but I don't see this church acting in anything like Christ these days. So I keep my fire lit in my closet.

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