Xthing

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When should xthing start?

Mid October.
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Xthing

Postby Strum » Fri Nov 27, 2015 8:57 pm

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Re: Xthing

Postby Rocker » Sat Nov 28, 2015 1:09 am

The xthing is so commercialised nowadays. From about August the stuff is in the shops. By the time xday arrives the novelty has worn off it. Now as for this Black Friday lark !! That is a load of (something else). Before the recession people went to N.Y and shopped till they dropped buying all kinds of "labels" at freezing cold malls and up and down Fifth Ave. As they say here "it's far from that we were reared" A big bit O.T.T.
The 8th December should kick off the xthing. Put up the tree and the decorations. Write the cards and start the parties. wuu wuu. The other lark of business' closing for two weeks etc into the New Year is daft. Nothing gets going again till mid January. We are like Bears hibernating......Oh Gawd....not the Bear again........ hellllo
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Re: Xthing

Postby Snowhite » Sat Nov 28, 2015 1:27 am

Love it love it love it, can't start early enough for me :P wuu , Rocker I got some great bargains today ;) I didn't go mad buying, but got the perfume I love for 21.00 euro it's usually 65 euro delighted with myself, so I bought 2 bottles :lol: I was in New York a few years back for Black Friday Shopping.....never ever again it was manic and most of the stuff was rubbish anyway, :shock: I lost a bag in the melee in one of the shops with 200 $ worth of Crystal Ornaments I had bought not 10 mins before I was devastated because I reckon I knew who had them :evil: but when your in a different country what do you do, the security fella on the door didn't give sh## either. :(


PS, I have all my prezzies bought and wrapped, will do the cards over the weekend, and the Tree is going up next week wuu .....
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Re: Xthing

Postby grammer » Sat Nov 28, 2015 1:33 am

Rock on Snowy wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu
Pity about your mishap in NY -but it's part of the experience-

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Re: Xthing

Postby Strum » Sat Nov 28, 2015 3:11 am

Mid October? Has to be Snowy. :lol:
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Re: Xthing

Postby bugrock » Sat Nov 28, 2015 3:24 am

Cristmas was when we were happy as pigs in shit with the one present that our parents could afford, and a napple and a norange :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Xthing

Postby Jemser » Sat Nov 28, 2015 6:09 am

Well here in the U.S. the whole Black Friday thing was in full swing today. I did visit the shops but I wasn't looking for stuff for myself. A friend of mine is a rather large guy and finds it difficult to get 3XL clothes in Ireland, so I took the opportunity to get him a few things here. Trouble was I had to wade through the the 8XL stuff to find his size, I kid you not. Now tomorrow is Small Shop Day, where you help the local shops and Monday is Cyber Monday, yikes, I won't have a red cent left, buddy can you spare a dime. Oh and just to cheer you lot up, it's hissing rain here at the moment. :lol:
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Re: Xthing

Postby bugrock » Sat Nov 28, 2015 11:13 am

Exmas was when we were happy as pigs in shit with the one present that our parents could afford, and a napple and a norange :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Xthing

Postby Rocker » Sat Nov 28, 2015 1:10 pm

bugrock wrote:Exmas was when we were happy as pigs in shit with the one present that our parents could afford, and a napple and a norange :D :D :D :D :D :D


:lol: and a lot of us still have those armless legless dolls and teddies. :lol: :lol:
My Da used to go into Moore St on X eve and get any bargains that the dealers had left them to Hector Grey for more stuff and then Bewleys for an almond ring....heaven then home to wrap them up....those were the days.
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Re: Xthing

Postby bugrock » Sat Nov 28, 2015 1:16 pm

Yes, Rocker, CHRYSTMAS was great back then! evillaugh evillaugh evillaugh evillaugh evillaugh evillaugh evillaugh evillaugh
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Re: Xthing

Postby skins » Sat Nov 28, 2015 3:16 pm

"Legless dolls", Rocker.........you been hanging out in Temple Bar again?
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Re: Xthing

Postby Rocker » Sat Nov 28, 2015 6:02 pm

skins wrote:"Legless dolls", Rocker.........you been hanging out in Temple Bar again?


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: you are gas :lol: :lol: :lol:
Temple Bar was my stomping ground but, not for socialising.
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Re: Xthing

Postby Helium » Sat Nov 28, 2015 7:33 pm

Rocker wrote:
skins wrote:"Legless dolls", Rocker.........you been hanging out in Temple Bar again?


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: you are gas :lol: :lol: :lol:
Temple Bar was my stomping ground but, not for socialising.


Rocker I am intrigued, Temple Bar but not for socialising - the mind boggles ........ :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Re: Xthing

Postby Zirco » Sat Nov 28, 2015 9:04 pm

Being enigmatic, I have mixed feelings about BGQHRSLZR. dontknow
I love the family gathering, the giving and receiving of presents, the joyous occasion.
I dislike the sheer volume of work preparing for DISJTUNBT dontknow and on the day itself.....all the shopping, it seems endless.....the clean-up......
I think I like Stephen's Day better.....(hopefully) relaxing in front of the telly......no pressure....great!
It's early doors, but I hope everyone has a really lovely 3 8 18 9 19 20 13 1 19. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Xthing

Postby Strum » Sat Nov 28, 2015 9:11 pm

Zirco wrote:Being enigmatic, I have mixed feelings about BGQHRSLZR. dontknow
I love the family gathering, the giving and receiving of presents, the joyous occasion.
I dislike the sheer volume of work preparing for DISJTUNBT dontknow and on the day itself.....all the shopping, it seems endless.....the clean-up......
I think I like Stephen's Day better.....(hopefully) relaxing in front of the telly......no pressure....great!
It's early doors, but I hope everyone has a really lovely 3 8 18 9 19 20 13 1 19. :lol: :lol: :lol:




Nice nice Zirco. Thank you for avoiding the christmas word. notworthy
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Re: Xthing

Postby grammer » Sat Nov 28, 2015 10:44 pm

Naw you cant beat the real thing dontknow dontknow dontknow dontknow dontknow
The day after the 24th -when the halls have been decorated with holly fa la la la la la la
With that artifical green yolk with the optic fibre lights is flashing
Sxxiit on the telly- corporation st. or something really exciting like that -
Ahh sure it's a wonderful time of the year :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Xthing

Postby bugrock » Sun Nov 29, 2015 12:39 am

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was when Rocker and the legless dolls and teddy boys entertained a Noel or Carol. :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Xthing

Postby Snowhite » Sun Nov 29, 2015 1:24 am

Today, Chr###mas FM finally took to the air to play the cheesy goodness that is Christmas songs and to raise awareness and funds for Make-A-Wish Ireland.

Dublin City / County - 94.3FM ........... The station is running from today until St. Stephen's Day and, if you're not in the country, you can listen live on ChristmasFM.com.


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Re: Xthing

Postby grammer » Mon Nov 30, 2015 2:29 am

wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu
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Re: Xthing

Postby Strum » Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:05 pm

Snowhite wrote:Today, Chr###mas FM finally took to the air to play the cheesy goodness that is (Nah, not yet) songs and to raise awareness and funds for Make-A-Wish Ireland.

Dublin City / County - 94.3FM ........... The station is running from today until St. Stephen's Day and, if you're not in the country, you can listen live on ChristmasFM.com.





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Re: Xthing

Postby Snowhite » Tue Dec 01, 2015 1:21 am

Strum that's brill :lol: :lol:
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Re: Xthing

Postby Holla » Tue Dec 01, 2015 8:25 am

There are Twelve days of Christmas....None of them are in November, Happy December wuu where did the year go.
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Re: Xthing

Postby Rocker » Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:13 pm

Happy December Holla,

I know I am getting old 'cause the years are really flying. This one went in a real blur. A week ago it was 1st january and now it is the 1st December. There have been ups and downs but much more ups and we are facing 2016 with gusto :lol: :lol: wuu
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Re: Xthing

Postby bugrock » Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:38 pm

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Re: Xthing

Postby Strum » Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:45 pm

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