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Lobster
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PostPosted: Sat 22 Dec 2007, 06:26    Post_subject:  Happy Puppy Christmas  


Very Happy

I have been trying to go around saying "Humbug" in my best
Dickensian accent.

Not working . . . Confused

Many thanks to everyone who enjoys, makes, improves
and supports Puppy

Woof Woof Very Happy
Merry Christmas

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BarryK
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PostPosted: Sat 22 Dec 2007, 07:23    Post_subject:  

Yeah guys, best wishes ...and stuff ...I never know what to say on these occasions. Anyway, I reckon you are a great bunch of guys, who visit this forum, so do have the absolutely best Christmas season.
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PostPosted: Sat 22 Dec 2007, 08:31    Post_subject:  

BarryK wrote:
Yeah guys, best wishes ...and stuff ...I never know what to say on these occasions. Anyway, I reckon you are a great bunch of guys, who visit this forum, so do have the absolutely best Christmas season.

It's my experience that attitude, whether good or bad, is a top-down thing. I'd just like to say to you, Barry, and Lobster and raffy and Dougal and tempestuous and Pizzasgood and Guestoo and MU and all the other guys who made this distro what it is, Thank You for letting me be a part of the fun. Cool

Have a very Merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year, one and all.

Cheers

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reckrhodes

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PostPosted: Sat 22 Dec 2007, 09:12    Post_subject:  

To everyone in the Puppy Linux World, Merry Christmas and have a Prosperous New Year!
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raffy

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PostPosted: Sat 22 Dec 2007, 12:08    Post_subject: fun  

Eeet's a fun and eXOberant Christmas, don't you think? And next year there will be barking Classmates in schools. Very Happy

Enjoy your holidays!

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Caneri

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PostPosted: Sat 22 Dec 2007, 14:31    Post_subject:  

To Barry and all those "crazy" puppies out there...Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

I find it fascinating to watch a new idea being developed such as Puppy for the blind and all the others...some new, some older.

I'm looking forward to the new year....just think what we'll know tomorrow.
EDIT: woofwoof

Be Well,
Eric/caneri

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PostPosted: Sat 22 Dec 2007, 22:45    Post_subject:  

Here's wishing all Puppy Linux enthusiasts a merry Christmas and healthy, prosperous, FOSS new year. Be well and stay well! -aj


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John Doe

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PostPosted: Sun 23 Dec 2007, 00:55    Post_subject:  

I'm going with the "politically correct" version:

Hope you all have a Happy Holiday Season however you and your family celebrate the passing of the winter solstice.

Best wishes to all my Puppy Friends; be you Jewish, Christian, Muslim or other.
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koolie

Joined: 12 Mar 2007
Posts: 556

PostPosted: Sun 23 Dec 2007, 03:29    Post_subject: Happy Puppy Christmas
Sub_title: Merry Christmahanukwanholizaakkahday
 

I would like to wish all of you a Happy Christmas / Holidays / Hanukkah / Summer or Winter solstice, or whatever name it is you give to the end of year holiday season in your neck of the woods.


from
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2007/dec/21/strange-santa-scene-states-bremerton-mans-on/

"Santa died for your MasterCard."
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Lobster
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PostPosted: Sun 23 Dec 2007, 06:22    Post_subject:  

"Santa died for your MasterCard."
It is commercial.
Shocked

Originally just like the Nordic tree, Father Christmas
was a manifestation of the Green Man (a symbol of nature)

Coca Cola wanted to change from a green drink to a red (well reddish)
So they made Santa wear a red costume.

That is marketing.
. . . and that is story telling

Some of the festivals around now include
Diwali (Hindu Festival of Lights)
Eid (End of Ramadan fasting for Muslims)

I don't know much about Hunaka?

Maybe a story . . .
Brought up as a Catholic
I remember as a child, Christmas was a time of great joy
(not everyone has that privilege)
Great food, like Christmas pudding and being allowed
a tiny taste of alcohol Smile
Presents.
A real tree with lights on it, inside the house.
Relatives.

We need the magic. The goodwill.
Do you have a story about your favourite holiday/Christmas?

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Pizzasgood


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PostPosted: Sun 23 Dec 2007, 14:09    Post_subject:  

Merry Christmas and whatnot! Razz We did the whole presents thing early here, due to timing issues, so I'm already on my seasonal sugar high and having a jolly old time Very Happy

To the anti-Christmas twits: Beware!
http://www.bumpymonkey.com/PB035700.JPG
http://www.bumpymonkey.com/Mecha.htm
*no, I didn't make these. Just so that's clear Rolling Eyes

To the people who don't celebrate Christmas but don't feel obligated to tear down those who do, have fun with whatever you're doing, whether it be celebrating something else or just spending another day at the office. Smile

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furryfriend

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PostPosted: Sun 23 Dec 2007, 16:10    Post_subject:  

Hey, it's a wishing everyone well at the holiday time, topic.
Clears throat,

Have a good one, thanks for helping me, LoveNPeace, Virtual Hug.




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trapster


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Location: Maine, USA

PostPosted: Sun 23 Dec 2007, 18:10    Post_subject:  


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koolie

Joined: 12 Mar 2007
Posts: 556

PostPosted: Mon 24 Dec 2007, 03:02    Post_subject: Happy Puppy Christmas
Sub_title: Winter Solstice
 

Here is an absolutely stunning photo of the winter solstice, for your desktop background.
A composite of timed captures, originally from NASA, 1600px wide.

http://fc02.deviantart.com/fs22/f/2007/357/4/f/Wallpaper_by_jaydedrag0n.jpg

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raffy

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PostPosted: Mon 24 Dec 2007, 03:16    Post_subject: many shadows  

A tree with many shadows. Smile Hope it can be used freely. Thanks!
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