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Offline Penthesilea

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Re: What irks me about the holidays
« Reply #160 on: December 23, 2010, 05:08:49 pm »
^^^^^^^^^

We do that too....   ::)


But we call it The Countess and the Butler.  8)


 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
You're kidding.
Seriously?

I understand though. It's so friggin cold in Sweden in winter. If I lived there, I'd do nothing else but watch TV and ... the other thing. ;D

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Re: What irks me about the holidays
« Reply #161 on: December 23, 2010, 05:31:34 pm »

 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
You're kidding.
Seriously?

Oh yes, seriously. In Denmark too.
But on different hours. My mother usually watches it first on Danish tv, and then on Swedish!  ::) ;D

 Didn't know you watched it in German too.


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I understand though. It's so friggin cold in Sweden in winter. If I lived there, I'd do nothing else but watch TV and ... the other thing. ;D


*wonders what the hell Chrissi means by that.... drinking coffee? folding origami? making paper cuts? mending socks?
cleaning? going to IKEA? listening to ABBA? eating herring? getting drunk? -- gives up*

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Re: What irks me about the holidays
« Reply #162 on: December 23, 2010, 05:51:10 pm »
Oh yes, seriously. In Denmark too.
But on different hours. My mother usually watches it first on Danish tv, and then on Swedish!  ::) ;D

 Didn't know you watched it in German too.


We watch it at different times. It's scheduled in all (I think) third programs, which are about 12 programs. Some of them show it multiple times this day. Everybody picks whatever time s/he likes, it's not all people watching at once, like Kalle Anka.



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*wonders what the hell Chrissi means by that.... drinking coffee? folding origami? making paper cuts? mending socks?
cleaning? going to IKEA? listening to ABBA? eating herring? getting drunk? -- gives up*

Nice guesses. ;D

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Re: What irks me about the holidays
« Reply #163 on: December 23, 2010, 08:56:41 pm »
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*wonders what the hell Chrissi means by that.... drinking coffee? folding origami? making paper cuts? mending socks?
cleaning? going to IKEA? listening to ABBA? eating herring? getting drunk? -- gives up*

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Nice guesses. ;D

Walking the dog?  Shoveling snow?  Dancing around the Yule tree?  ;D

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Re: What irks me about the holidays
« Reply #164 on: December 24, 2010, 04:33:36 am »



[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQlIhraqL7o&feature[/youtube][youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAHk8nPAa-8&feature[/youtube]


I have to say--this works quite well! Start both videos at the same time, mute Kalle Anka,  and--let 'er rip!






I dutifully complied with your suggestion - and you're right!  It does match up surprisingly well.

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Re: What irks me about the holidays
« Reply #165 on: December 27, 2010, 03:40:24 pm »
...the passive aggressive behavior of stressed-out people. To give you an example, my spouse gives me nice presents (this year it was a wonderful fancy cowgirl shirt)...but he leaves the price tag on.  :-\
May 2019 be better for us all.

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Re: What irks me about the holidays
« Reply #166 on: January 01, 2011, 01:09:30 pm »



I already did at the dinner table tonight. ;D

I think it's funny and only a tad strange, but in no way embarrassing.
Besides, we Germans can relate easily. We have the same tradition for New Year's Eve. We all watch "Dinner for One" (The 90th Birthday) - year after year, faithfully. And it's always the exact same, no variation, no different clips or moderation or anything. It's great, I love it! :) It belongs to New Year's Eve just like firecrackers.



This is for Chrissie--
Happy New Year!!

[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lzQxjGL9S0[/youtube]




http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dinner_for_One

Dinner for One
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Tu doives entendre je t'aime."
(and you know who I am...)


Cowboy Curtis (Laurence Fishburne)
and Pee-wee in the 1990 episode
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Re: What irks me about the holidays
« Reply #167 on: January 01, 2011, 01:52:21 pm »
Thanks to everyone for the Christmas cards!

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Re: What irks me about the holidays
« Reply #168 on: January 01, 2011, 02:27:54 pm »
 :o  :o  :o

Yeah, don'tcha hate when that happens?  :laugh:

Thanks for your card, too, Paul, and all my Brokie pals.   :-*
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Re: What irks me about the holidays
« Reply #169 on: January 01, 2011, 05:31:41 pm »
What irks me about the holidays? Having to go back to work when they're over.  :-\

I've reached the point in my current job where I can now easily save up enough vacation time that I don't have to work between Christmas and New Year's. I could get used to being a gentleman of leisure. Unfortunately, it all comes to an end Monday morning.  :-\
"It is required of every man that the spirit within him should walk abroad among his fellow-men, and travel far and wide."--Charles Dickens.