Traditions

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  1. Estocada

    Estocada Well-Known Member

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    We make a huge pot of gumbo and a huge pot of chicken and dumplins. Everything is made old school, from the roux for the gumbo to the dumplings for the chicken. We invite over friends and family for a meal and to visit. We used to fry oysters but that fizzled out. We also open one gift each on Christmas Eve and always get a live tree.

    What are your traditions for your Christmas?
     
  2. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    That sounds nice. 99% of the posters here don't give gifts because they are miserable bastards.
     
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    Estocada Well-Known Member

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    The one gift on Christmas Eve thing started when we were little and couldn't resist messing with the gifts under the tree. Eventually it became a tradition to let the children select one gift to open Christmas Eve.
     
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    My mom still gives me and my sister a box of thin mints "from Santa" every year. I always watch Ben Hur and Bad Santa and we eat Christmas dinner with my mom. I used to cook Christmas dinner for my mother in law but she died this year :nojj:
     
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    Ben Hur? What is the Christmas connection?
     
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    my family fills stockings, sings carols and then we have a few minutes of silence and say a prayer for all the people we lost at Nakatomi plaza. :vigil:

    Never Forget
     
  7. Johnnykstaint

    Johnnykstaint A real one way mother f-er Gold

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    Because we are both divorced and our combined kids have about 4 or 5 xmases, we dont have a lot of traditions. We dont even have them on the same day every year or the same amount of them although this year it looks like we will have all our kids together the weekend after xmas at my parents' house. We do make an effort to go kill a tree every year, which I love doing but i think everyone else can take or leave. I'm not big into xmas lingerie or porn but we do try to have anal on xmas even night.
     
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    Jesus.
     
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    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I get clothes I'll never wear.
     
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    true
     
  11. Mack

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    Lumpia with fennydenny sauce at my aunt's house. :lunch:
     
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    Gwarn1 Single VIP

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    It isn't christmas until somebody storms out of the house pissed off at my family's Christmas
     
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    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    We have that, too. It has now passed down to my daughter & her family.
     
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    We always did the one gift on the 24th also.