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Back at you. Got a break in the weather up here long enough to get some satillite internet, been going through Haify withdrawls. We got 12 feet of snow, dish was covered up and no signal, what a drag. I got two roughnecks to shovel out the dish so I can get on line for the time being. Expecting another bad storm tonight. The entire rocky area from here to Denver has been in a bind for the past 5 days.

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Back at you. Got a break in the weather up here long enough to get some satillite internet, been going through Haify withdrawls. We got 12 feet of snow, dish was covered up and no signal, what a drag. I got two roughnecks to shovel out the dish so I can get on line for the time being. Expecting another bad storm tonight. The entire rocky area from here to Denver has been in a bind for the past 5 days.

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Sorry for your luck with the crap weather there :(

If i could send you one of my favorite drinks, i would. Bourbon and branch. Dont know if you like it or not.

Tjones, is that the Care Bears?

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Sorry for your luck with the crap weather there :(

If i could send you one of my favorite drinks, i would. Bourbon and branch. Dont know if you like it or not.

Tjones, is that the Care Bears?

Would you rather this card instead ?

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I am constantly trying to make everyone happy, DAMMIT ! >:)

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You know Mark, it could be worse up there in the frozen tundra. You could have this guy's job.

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What are you getting your girls for Xmas?

OH SNAP ! The girls ! ! !

I'll just tell them that I guess they weren't good enough for Santa to come by this year.

A better question would be what DIDN"T those little anklebiters get for Christmas. Dora this Barbie that, Nintendo whatchamacallit ? I need to invest some money in Fisher-Price stock. I know I paid their friggin' light bill for December.

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Bull crap! You are a proud husband and father i know better ;) You will get them something nice ;)

HA HA ! I guess I was editing while you were posting.

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I only have one girl to buy for and thats the wife. i know she will love my gift, cant tell what it is yet because i know she reads this board :angry2::angry2::angry2::angry2: You have 3, boy oh boy, your wallet must be getting a workout by now! :lol::lol::lol:

After Xmas i will tell what it is :D:D:D

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone! We're heading to Austin for a few days to spend the holiday with family. Have a wonderful week! :D

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Merry Christmas.... some memories from Galveston a couple of years ago.

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You know all the beach heads had to think they were having a bad acid flashback!

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I got a super cool gift to add to my collection.

I got another Monopoly board. (I love monopoly btw, and not the cheesy ones.)

I got the Here and Now version last month and got the Michael Graves one, (The second version) I already had the first one.

I am off to bed now, night!

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tjones you are all over the 80's. Care bears, transformers.... but what do you know about garbage pail kids?

Happy holidays Everyone!

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Just so happens, I have an full set of the ORIGINAL garbage pail kids, not reprints or series 12 like their on now, but SERIES 1, none of them have bubble gum stains either. Alas, they are still worth about as much as they were when I bought them in the wrapper about 20 years ago or so.

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Merry Christmas to everyone!

It's funny, I do not really celebrate Christmas, but everyone in my family does. I had a nice day nevertheless and enjoyed some really good food.

Question: How long do you keep your tree--and other other trappings--up?

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It's funny, I do not really celebrate Christmas, but everyone in my family does. I had a nice day nevertheless and enjoyed some really good food.

Question: How long do you keep your tree--and other other trappings--up?

Until New Year's Eve.

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Until New Year's Eve.

Correct, as the tradition goes.

Think of the tree used as an escape device in the original Poseidon Adventure, except let's hope things don't turn over for you at midnight. :lol:

Cheers!

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Question: How long do you keep your tree--and other other trappings--up?

I took some of the ornaments off last night and just took some beads off a little while ago. It's kind of busy around here right now to do too much.

When I was little, just as soon as we finished opening presents, my mom would start taking down the tree.

Christmas is over. The stores are already putting Valentine stuff out today.

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When I was young and my mom was still tied to her family's old-country Catholicism, our lights and tree and all stayed up until the Feast of the Epiphany. I guess it just goes to show how little modern Christmas has to do with religion.

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When I was young and my mom was still tied to her family's old-country Catholicism, our lights and tree and all stayed up until the Feast of the Epiphany. I guess it just goes to show how little modern Christmas has to do with religion.

Ours stayed up forever too (prolly why I hate Christmas trees now) and were brown, trailing needles, and just past its prime.

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Question: How long do you keep your tree--and other other trappings--up?

Until Twelfth Night (or thereabouts). Since I'm likely not to run home from work, dismantle the tree, and run it to Memorial Park for recycling on 1/05 (the last day for tree recycling), it will likely come down on the Sunday after New Years.

When I was young and my mom was still tied to her family's old-country Catholicism, our lights and tree and all stayed up until the Feast of the Epiphany. I guess it just goes to show how little modern Christmas has to do with religion.

We're Catholic light ^_^ .

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When I was young and my mom was still tied to her family's old-country Catholicism, our lights and tree and all stayed up until the Feast of the Epiphany. I guess it just goes to show how little modern Christmas has to do with religion.

Ours stayed up forever too (prolly why I hate Christmas trees now) and were brown, trailing needles, and just past its prime.

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When I was young and my mom was still tied to her family's old-country Catholicism, our lights and tree and all stayed up until the Feast of the Epiphany. I guess it just goes to show how little modern Christmas has to do with religion.

i leave my nativity scene out til the 6th...

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i leave my nativity scene out til the 6th...

what's significant about the 6th?

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what's significant about the 6th?

I assumed the story of the magi and the baby Jesus was generally accepted by non-catholic Christians. Is it not?

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I assumed the story of the magi and the baby Jesus was generally accepted by non-catholic Christians. Is it not?

Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, and Episcopalians tend to be more personally involved with a liturgical calendar. Other traditional, Protestant religions like Lutherans, Presbyterians, and Methodists do acknowledge the Epihany in their services.

I recenty learned that the Eastern Orthodox recognize Epiphany on 1/05. Technically, they're right if you count 12/25 as day one.

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Until Twelfth Night (or thereabouts). Since I'm likely not to run home from work, dismantle the tree, and run it to Memorial Park for recycling on 1/05 (the last day for tree recycling), it will likely come down on the Sunday after New Years.

One of the coastal counties is asking for dead Christmas trees. They'll be staked into the beach. I think it was Brazoria. I can't find the e-mail about it right now, though.

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Question: How long do you keep your tree--and other other trappings--up?

Tree is down and out for pick-up already. Lights and Giant Santa and Frosty are still up out front. Most likely take them down tomorrow or next weekend.

Hope everyone had a great holiday and Happy New Year.

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yes. happy holidays, merry christmas, feliz navidad, happy (belated) hannukah to everyone and for some of you........simply enjoy your nice long weekend!

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On behalf of all the members of the 336th Assault Helicopter Company A Merry Christmas to All of our Friends and Loved Ones, and to all Members of this Board.

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On behalf of all the members of the 121st Assault Helicopter Company A Merry Christmas to All of our Friends and Loved Ones, and to all Members of this Board.

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On behalf of all our Brothers in the US Navy HAL(3) Squadron they too wish everyone a Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas to you, too. Though I never associated Christmas with being devoured by robotic wolves before.

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Merry Christmas to you, too. Though I never associated Christmas with being devoured by robotic wolves before.

Actually hard to see, the Wolves are symbolic to the Unit, they were HAL(3) Helicopter Attack Light! The Seawolves.. they were one squadron of UH1's and their mission was to provide air support for Navy Seals and the Brown Water Naval Forces. Their numbers were very small around 5000 for the entire ten year period. Their mission was completely different from the Army and although a small unit they had extremely high casualties in comparison. Not because they were careless but they were fearless and rescued many many persons who had already been denied help because an area was too hostile or under heavy fire, those rescued were mainly Army personnel. In our gunships we were forbidden to land in a hostile zone to pick up anyone, even our own, the thinking was our lives and our helicopter were more important. We were grossly overloaded already and would have a hard time lifting out of an LZ with even one more person. We did stay on station and provide cover, the Seawolves would offer help to anyone! I'm quite proud to know a few of these guys.

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I just wanted to pass along a seasons greetings to all fellow Haifer's!

Wishing all peace on Earth and a joyful time with friends and family.

We have much to be thankful for and I wanted to share my happy holidays!

 

P.S. I know this isn't going up related but what the heck

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I just wanted to pass along a seasons greetings to all fellow Haifer's!

Wishing all peace on Earth and a joyful time with friends and family.

We have much to be thankful for and I wanted to share my happy holidays!

P.S. I know this isn't going up related but what the heck

So what your saying is "your level of Hoilday Cheer is ...Going Up" lol

PS: I echo Bobruss' sentiment... Happy Holidays to all.

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