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Ahh Christmas. The tree, the stockings, the mistletoe and - of course - the holiday Fernsehen programming.

Some of my fondest Weihnachten memories were spent in front a of Fernsehen watching such classics as the animated Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer oder one of the myriad versions of Dickens' 'A Weihnachten Carol'.

So without further ado, I am presenting Du with my big, big Liste of holiday specials. I've tried to categorize the Liste into subsections to make it a little Mehr bearable and consumable. The...
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Back when I was a kid watching Weihnachten specials on TV, Mrs. Claus was invariably portrayed as a sweet but dowdy older woman of slightly plump stature. She could cook a mean pie and reminded Du of your Grandma. Of course, we loved her and so did Santa.

But did Du ever wonder what Mrs. Claus might have looked like when she was younger? I mean, I assume she must've be smokin' (natch).

So why is it that so many of the classic holiday programs Zeigen us a Santa Claus surrounded Von androgynous little elves and a matronly Mrs. Claus? I mean, it's cold up at the North Pole. Surely Santa isn't adverse...
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A little late on this one but here are a few 'carols' I found funny. Not all of these are safe, sicher for work. If Du have any Mehr feel free to drop them in the Kommentare section.

Bob Rivers' 12 Pains Of Christmas

Jeff Foxworthy's 12 Days Of Redneck Christmas

Key Of Awesome's 12 Days Of Miley

Key Of Awesome's Weihnachten Parody Spectacular

Jon LaJolie's Best Weihnachten Song

Jojo OrangaTang's Weihnachten On The Floor

Nigahiga's Weihnachten Swag

WaneFawsome's Itchy Balls

Jillian Hall's Rocking Around The Weihnachten Tree

Bob Rivers' Who Put The D*** On The Snow Man

Cheech & Chong's Police Got My Car

Bing Bing Bong A Donald Trump Jingle Bells
posted by deedragongirl
 Hi Olaf, please make Malaysia snowing!
Hi Olaf, please make Malaysia snowing!
Hi guys, since Weihnachten is coming, what I'm going to write are some are the perfect Weihnachten films that Du will enjoy this coming festive season!

1) Beauty and the Beast: The Verzaubert Christmas

So, this film is considered my least favourite Disney sequel (or shall I say midquel?). The songs are amazing and Weihnachten oriented, especially the song 'As Long As There's Christmas'. The lyrics is very meaningful that I felt in Liebe with it!

2) The Sound of Music

Okay, I definitely know that 'My Favourite Things' is technically associated with Christmas. But, this movie is the best! I will definitely...
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 Merry Weihnachten With Love,your friend ILOVEMLPs
Merry Christmas With Love,your friend ILOVEMLPs
Me and my entire family want to wish all of Du wonderful fanpoppers a very Merry Christmas! I hope Du get lots of presents this Jahr and I hope that Du were not naughty!I wish I could give Du a Weihnachten gift personally, so this is my Weihnachten gift to all of you! Make sure to wish all of your Friends a Merry Weihnachten too!I hope your Weihnachten is filled with joy and Liebe this year!I hope Du get lots of great gifts. I wish I could give Du all Mehr than just a simple letter. I hope Du Weihnachten is filled with laughter,joy,and family moments together! I hope all of Du out there have a very Merry Weihnachten this year!
Enjoy your Merry Christmas!


Merry Christmas!
With Love,your friend and fan,

ILOVEMLPs (Megan Bullough)
 My Weihnachten creation to all of you!
My Christmas creation to all of you!
posted by jhopgood
Remember when life was simple and everyone wore jellies, leg warmers, and parachute pants? If so, Du were lucky enough to have lived some years in that crazy time of the 80’s. All Du had to worry about was school and what GI Joe Du were getting this Jahr (please God, let it be Storm Shadow)? Well, this Liste is a flashback to those fun times of the 80's. Whether Du were 8 oder 38 in the 80’s, you’ll enjoy this blast from the past. I’ve included all the best of cartoons, sit-coms, holiday specials, Musik Videos and commercials. So sit back, relax, and pop up the halsband, kragen of your polo...
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 Would Du pick this over something else?
Would you pick this over something else?
Last edited on 20 December 2007.

While not necessarily limited to the Weihnachten holiday, White elefant Gift Exchanges are beliebt at this time of Jahr for clubs, associations, small groups, churches and offices around the United States. It is often a Mehr affordable (and, possibly, fun) alternative to buying presents for everyone in the group. But what is a White elefant Gift Exchange?

The history
The story - almost certainly apocryphal - goes like this: in pre-colonial India, the rajahs would give gifts to their vassals as tokens of their esteem. Chief among these was the elephant. The elephant...
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posted by deedragongirl
 Carols of the Bell.
Carols of the Bell.
Hi guys, have Du ever sung carols at a famous cathedrals oder churches at your native countries? Here are the perfect holy sites to sing.

1. Westminster Abbey (London, England)

The abbey was site of the 2011 Royal Wedding, I Liebe the atmosphere and the church. It gives Du all a feel of Christmas, don't Du think?

2. Cologne Cathedral (Cologne, Germany)

This is the first cathedral outside of the UK, and for the same reasons as Westminster Abbey.

3. St. Stephen's Basilica (Budapest, Hungary)

Although I have been to Budapest, I had never step inside this beautiful Basilica before, it also has the...
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Another Holiday season is upon us and Du know what that means: break out the egg nog, light up the tree, put up the stockings, take out a Sekunde mortgage for the credit card bill and feuer up The Carpenter's Weihnachten album (turn it up to 11, will you?).

It also means it's time for another Liste of Weihnachten video goodies.

So kick back and get ready to enjoy another batch of holiday fun. Oh, and in case Du missed last year's Liste be sure to check out link

So without further ado...

The Essentials
I'm reposting these from last year's Liste because these are the items most people want to see....
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 A White Grinch???
A White Grinch???
Since we're all still in Weihnachten mood, here is my comparison for both the 1966 animated short with its live action film made in 2000.

1966 Animated Short

This animated short that started it all! I Liebe the vibrant and how colourful this animated cartoon, it's whimsical Animation style will make Du Liebe this cartoon and Dr. Seuss, his artwork fascinates people even in today's generation, the theme song 'You're Mean One, Mr. Grinch!' has even been covered in the TV series, 'Glee' that I could not get it out of my head after listening to it recently.

2000 Live Action Film

When this film came...
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A new Weihnachten video saying, Not only Merry Christmas, A "Happy birthday to Jesus", also.I think the people never ever sagte to Jesus, even if we are celebrating his birthday as Weihnachten ! Very interesting and meaningful ideas on this Weihnachten time 2015 ! Watch and get new things and ideas to our minds on 2015! https://youtu.be/umFINfVGwq8
I have watched his other Weihnachten Videos also ! The Links are under video Beschreibung ! From the "Christmas Time" video says, Children are the real gifts on Weihnachten time. And never skip a Weihnachten celebration because of a death from family. We must believe...
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In 1984, a group of well-intentioned musicians got together to form the charity group Band Aid to raise money for famine in Ethiopia with their release of the super beliebt song, "Do They Know It's Christmas?" On the surface, to hear someone claim to "hate" such a song makes that person seem like a complete and total Grinch. How could Du hate a song that raised money for famine victims, oder brought awareness to the plight in Ethiopia? Right?

So allow me to explain my frustration with the song. Most people Liebe the song, for its warm message and altrusitic intentions. I myself even link on a...
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 Santa Claus would need a hell of a lot Mehr reindeers than this to tow that massive amount of loot for all the world's Christian children...
Santa Claus would need a hell of a lot more reindeers than this to tow that massive amount of loot for all the world's Christian children...
This is a reprint of a classic Artikel that ran in the now defunct Spy Magazine about 15 years Vor oder so. This Artikel is all over the internets now, though few sites properly attribute the original source. In any event, here's the reprinted text to this holiday classic.

Consider the following:

1) No known species of reindeer can fly. But there are 300,000 species of living organisms yet to be classified, and while most of these are insects and germs, this does not COMPLETELY rule out flying reindeer which only Santa has ever seen.

2) There are 2 billion children (persons under 18) in the world....
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In Germany, today is the First Advent – meaning the first of the for Sundays before Christmas. It is often the last Sunday in November, but this year, it happens to be exactly on December first. Advent is here the time we spend in preparation for the Weihnachten celebrating, lighting one candle every Sunday.

The sixth of December is a very special day, Nicholas day. The prior evening, everyone in the house is cleaning their largest pair of shoes and putting it in front of the fireplace (or another special place). The Weiter morning, the shoes are filled with sweets – if the children have been...
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If you're looking for a festive look that doesn't scream "CHRISTMAS!", try out a sparkly sequinned dress! It's a beliebt look with all kinds of celebs.

Taylor Swift, Jordin Sparks, Beyonce, Hilary Duff, Katy Perry, and Kristen Stewart have all shone in shiny dresses. It's a great look to wear to any holiday event Du might have coming up (a party, a school dance, a girls' night, etc. etc.)

Here are some options we found from Delia's. This one is a light grey dress with a smattering of sparkles and a flouncy skirt. The Sekunde one only has sparkles on the oben, nach oben and a cute bow at the waist. And the third option is an all-over sequins look!

If Du don't feel comfortable wearing full-on sparkles, try accessorizing with something like glittery tights, a sparkly ring, oder shiny metallic nail polish.

Do Du like this trendy look?
Not a Fan of your traditional Weihnachten music? Here's a Liste of hard Weihnachten songs from all over the metal spectrum! If Du have any Mehr suggestions feel free to drop them in the comments.

Within Temptation's Gothic Christmas

Ben Kweller's It Ain't Weihnachten Yet

Material Issue's Merry Christmas

Lacuna Coil's Naughty Christmas

Amarna Reign's Black Christmas

Hedegaard's Scary Christmas

Trans Siberian Orchestra's Carol Of The Bells

August Burns Red's Carol Of The Bells

I Declare War's Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

Hope For Tomorrow's A Very Metalcore Christmas

Hollywood Undead's Weihnachten In Hollywood...
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posted by deedeeflower
• The first commercial Weihnachten cards were commissioned in London, in 1843, Von Sir Henry Cole, with illustration Von John Callcott Horsley. President Dwight D. Eisenhower issued the first official White House card in 1953.

• "Rudolph" was actually created Von Robert May for Montgomery Ward in the late 1930's as a holiday promotion. The song was written later Von Johnny Marks, and recorded Von Gene Autry in 1949; it promptly sold about 2 million copies.


• Weihnachten became an official national holiday in the USA on June 28, 1870.

• Poinsettias are the most beliebt Weihnachten plant and are...
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posted by deedeeflower
Mistletoe, in older times, was believed to have protective properties and was hung to ward off evil spirits. Celts believed that mistletoe, a parasitic plant that grows on trees, had special powers that could heal diseases, make poisons harmless, protect against evil spells and bring fertility to childless women. For many years, Christian places of worship did not allow it inside because of its pagan associations. But nowadays it is mostly used as an excuse to steal a kiss.

The origin of our tradition of Küssen under the mistletoe is Lost in the mists of antiquity. Some say it probably stemmed...
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posted by KaterinoulaLove
In Greece when we talk about the "holidays" we are referring to the holiday period of Christmas, New Jahr and Epiphany.
Traditionallythe Weihnachten holiday period lasts 12 days in Greece. There are many customs associated with the "twelve Tag of Christmas," some very old and others relatively recent, like the decorated baum and the turkey on the Christmas-day table.
Historically,in 354 A.D. it was arranged for the birth of Christ to be celebrated on December 25, the same Tag that they celebrated the birth of the ancient god Mithra, known as the "invincible sun god" and god of all solar deities...
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 Merry Weihnachten Fanpopping Friends
Merry Christmas Fanpopping Friends
'Tis the season to be jolly!
I have had to remind myself of this fact constantly in the past week for I have had probably the most stressful week of 2008. All I wanted was to be in readiness and organized for my favourite time of Jahr but things do not always go as planned.
I decide to do some Home renovations and paint my house back in September, the house did not really need a revamping but I was bored and thought it was time for a change. Little did I imagine that only a few days before Weihnachten the house would still be looking like a hurricane had swept through it.
I decided to get rid of...
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