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Old 22-12-2007, 12:07   #1
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Merry Christmas

I am off for two weeks sailing and generally laying about. Having Christmas with Seafox and hopefully meeting up with a few others out and about.
I hope all of you have a very very happy Christmas....if I am allowed to say that.
We have some PC types here in NZ that are real Joy kills. Over the last couple of years, they have stopped the Decorating of town streets because it maybe offensive to somebody. This year they have stopped Santa's from saying Ho ho ho as that could be offensive to somebody. And now thay want to stop us from Saying "Merry Christmas" and say "happy Holiday's instead, because we may offend someone of a different religion that doesn't celebrate Christmas. What the hell is the world coming too. Next someone will try telling me Santa and the Tooth Fairy doesn't exist.
So what ever persuasion or religion you are, have a good one folks.
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Old 22-12-2007, 12:25   #2
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I agree with you completely Alan.

I have never been offended by other peoples holidays that I do not celebrate. I like seeing people happy in celebrating their holidays. In fact, I do not know of anyone that is offended by other peoples holidays. So where are all of these people that are supposedly offended? Is there anyone in this forum that is offended by someone else's holiday? My guess is no.

All the different holidays celebrated by all the different cultures on this good Earth are something that should be celebrated and promoted, not suppressed.

We are all people of one common ancestry on the same planet. We just have different ways of celebrating. No reason to get your feathers ruffled over that.

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa or whatever holiday you may celebrate.

Peace on Earth.
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Old 22-12-2007, 12:37   #3
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Yeah Merry Christmas to you too Wheels...don't get too sozzled and fall overboard or anything......might be running into you guys next Christmas as we'll be there by then!!!...Have a good one!
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Would have liked to have made it to the sounds this summer but unfortunately the best plans of mice and men etc. So a Merry Christmas to all cruisers everywhere.
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Merry Christmas Wheels and thanks for the time you put into this forum.

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Merry Christmas!! Ho, ho, ho!!

May you and yours have a great holiday.

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Merry Christmas everyone. Stay safe.
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Old 22-12-2007, 15:10   #8
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Merry Winter Solstice everyone!! Peace and prosperity for ALL.
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Merry Christmas - have a safe and happy New Year.
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Merry Christmas and a safe and cruisey New Year..

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Merry Christmas to you Alan and to everyone!

May old fat blokes say Ho Ho Ho whenever the hell they like!


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Have a VERY Merry Christmas From the opposite end of the Pacific.
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Merry Winter Solstice everyone!! Peace and prosperity for ALL.
Don't you mean Summer solstice??? .
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Don't you mean Summer solstice??? .
Today was the day, but it would depend on which hemisphere one is in.
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