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moonlightshadow October 20th, 2013 10:41pm

Do you actually celebrate Christmas for the real reasons(family, religion, and good will towards all) or is it all about the gifts

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Rainey 633 Stag Trail Road
10/21/13 6:18 pm

I'm not religious so I don't do it for those reasons. I do it to be with family and give them gifts. I love giving way more than receiving.

10/20/13 7:36 pm

I don't celebrate it at all if I can avoid it. We had a very traumatic death occur in my family on 12/23 a few years ago and I never got over that.

swervin Maryland
10/20/13 4:24 pm

Gifts. If a person believed in Jesus, they would celebrate Christmas in April, when he would have actually been born. Christmas in December is based on a pagan holiday. So gifts is the answer :)

moonlightshadow love in the moonlight
10/20/13 4:41 pm

Aw well congrats your the first to say gifts it's ok though I still love you lol

MaryMallory Mrs. Sherlock Holmes
10/20/13 6:13 pm

It is kinda messed up how the pagan holiday was turned into a Christian one, but I think it's the intent behind the celebrating that counts, not temporal inaccuracies.

susanr Colorado
10/20/13 4:09 pm

Since I'm not religious I was pretty much relegated to the "give me" button (or not vote). There's another option. We don't do gifts at all. I very much dislike the commercialism of Christmas, so "give me" leaves a really bad taste in my mouth.

moonlightshadow love in the moonlight
10/20/13 4:09 pm

Aw I'm very proud of u all I thought everyone would say gifts but you surprised me and I love you all for that lol

Gill81 Burque
10/20/13 4:12 pm

Cool somebody loves me! Haha nah I'm playing.

susanr Colorado
10/20/13 4:22 pm

Does that mean you wouldn't love someone if they were Jewish?

moonlightshadow love in the moonlight
10/20/13 4:23 pm

No I love everyone lol it doesn't matter what religion you follow

susanr Colorado
10/20/13 4:26 pm

I actually figured that was true. Just giving you a hard time.

moonlightshadow love in the moonlight
10/20/13 4:29 pm

lol it's all good but thank you for being really nice

susanr Colorado
10/20/13 4:49 pm

I wasn't very nice in my comment farther above, so it's OK if you take those words back. Answer options that make me say something negative about myself - OR the poll's author, which happens all too often - are a pet peeve.

moonlightshadow love in the moonlight
10/20/13 4:52 pm

Well I did make the poll kinda quick and tbh I was taking care of my baby sis at the time that's y I didn't really have time to think of the answers and you were nice silly trust me I've been talked to worse than that lol

susanr Colorado
10/20/13 4:54 pm

You are too kind. And really, I don't intend to be mean; I just get a bit frustrated. Thanks so much for being a good sport.

moonlightshadow love in the moonlight
10/20/13 4:57 pm

Your welcome and I promise to make sure I pay attention to the next answers on my next poll I was just busy the first time and thanks for being really cool

Gill81 Burque
10/20/13 4:04 pm

Family. I don't care about the gifts and just want to be with my loved ones.

doctalk not all who wander r lost
10/20/13 3:54 pm

Burn the Yule Tide Log and pass the cloved orange.

comppete Las Vegas
10/20/13 3:53 pm

I like the real purpose of the holiday. I can live without all the commercialism and gifts.