Tuttle Is Leading The War On Christmas!!

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Re: Tuttle Is Leading The War On Christmas!!

Post by Del » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:38 am

Jester wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:16 am
Del wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:11 am
tuttle wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:30 am
Del wrote:
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:58 pm
Mrs. Del is watching a Hallmark Christmas movie at this moment.... and most evenings, since the Autumnal Equinox. :(
My wife watches those stupid Hallmark movies too...what's the deal with that? It's like crack for women.

rgcurrey wrote:I'm sorry guys but I like the perfect little towns where everything works out in the end and everyone is happy that Santa arrives. So yes, I watched a new Hallmark movie this past Sunday, there, I admitted it.
They're so predictable and formulaic that if you've seen one you've seen them all. I watched one one year with my wife and when I started predicting exactly what was going to happen after the first 5 minutes I was banned from watching them with her forever.
Well, there's this guy and this girl. And they are going to fall in love. But there's this other person. And there's a place that needs rescuing.... maybe an old country hotel, or a cupcake shop. Anyhow, they all work together and everything is fine.... until one of them sees the other one hugging the third person, and thinks that there's no hope for their relationship. But it all gets sorted out, and the place gets rescued, and the couple enjoy their first kiss, and you just know that they are all going to live happily ever after. It's so romantic!
No wonder you guys hate Christmas. :lol: My wife doesn't watch any of that crap.
The Christmas stories start in late September. We've barely had time to recover from Hallmark's binge of holiday romance during "Christmas in July."
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Re: Tuttle Is Leading The War On Christmas!!

Post by Jester » Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:11 pm

This thread. A light snow. Ice cold cream soda.

I can't deny that it's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas.
Pumpkin Ale is more American than apple pie! -Tuttle

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Re: Tuttle Is Leading The War On Christmas!!

Post by John-Boy » Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:28 pm

Watched my first Christmas movie of the season last night (not counting Hallmark movies). Die Hard. :taco:
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Re: Tuttle Is Leading The War On Christmas!!

Post by Jester » Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:48 am

We put up our Christmas tree last night. I don't usually put it up this early but I felt obligated to let the GRich know that I am serious. I sent him a video of the kids gleefully decorating the tree with visions of sugarplums dancing in their heads. He of course sent a video back from his cold dark house mocking us with a Scrooge-like mentality.
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Re: Tuttle Is Leading The War On Christmas!!

Post by John-Boy » Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:01 am

Jester wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:48 am
We put up our Christmas tree last night. I don't usually put it up this early but I felt obligated to let the GRich know that I am serious. I sent him a video of the kids gleefully decorating the tree with visions of sugarplums dancing in their heads. He of course sent a video back from his cold dark house mocking us with a Scrooge-like mentality.
Well done! We've decorated the inside of the house, a few bushes outside. Still have the fake tree to put up - waiting for 1-dot to get home from school. Then the fresh-cut tree will be soon after.

So far we've watched Die Hard, Elf, and Hallmark movies. Next up Christmas with the Kranks and White Christmas.
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Re: Tuttle Is Leading The War On Christmas!!

Post by Cleon » Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:03 am

The corporate office Mgr. sent out an email to encourage employees to donate or lend unused and unwanted Christmas decor. Guess what he want's to do with it? Yep. Everyone is going to decorate the corporate office with their old Christmas stuff. I think that rocks.

He wants to wait until the end of November, though.
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Re: Tuttle Is Leading The War On Christmas!!

Post by tuttle » Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:10 am

Brothers, you've been duped by corporate America! Artificial trees for an artificial celebration! You run after the world in their mad rush to capitalize upon your nostalgia and greed. Their relentless assault beats upon your weakened conscious as they place their candy canes next to the discounted Halloween costumes with nary a Thanksgiving nick-nack in between. They are like the nine who left Jesus, never once thinking of pausing for a moment in order to properly give thanks.

Premature celebration (like other premature responses) never fully satisfy. Weakness is bound to overcome. If you would but wait and be patient for the appointed time your joy will be complete and you will find strength to celebrate all the more! For those "that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint."

I plead, brethren, don't follow after the world and her enticing call of consumeristic celebration: "Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ." Rather, you should be "Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.

Don't become entangled in the corporate snares, but wait upon the LORD, abounding therein with thanksgiving, and when the fullness of time has come, we shall celebrate when "God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons. And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!” So you are no longer a slave, but a son, and if a son, then an heir through God."

Don't be slaves to American Corporate Interests, but live as adopted sons! Don't be ensnared in a Consumer Christmas that has "a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof". I encourage you brothers, repent and turn back as the one faithful leper who fell down on his face at the feet of his Savior, giving him thanks.
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Re: Tuttle Is Leading The War On Christmas!!

Post by Cleon » Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:12 am

tuttle wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:10 am
Premature celebration (like other premature responses) never fully satisfy.
:lol:
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