Favourite holidays

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Your favourite holidays?

Summer
10
43%
Winter (Christmas)
9
39%
Spring (+/- April)
1
4%
Autumn (+/- October)
1
4%
Religious (Christianity)
0
No votes
Religious (Islam)
0
No votes
Religious (Judaism)
0
No votes
Religious (Atheism)
1
4%
Other, please specify
1
4%
 
Total votes: 23
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Favourite holidays

Postby jelco » Mon Oct 22, 2007 12:53 pm

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What's your favourite holiday?

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I'm asking this question because I'm having a holiday right now myself, and was wondering what holidays are liked by the rest of you. I have to be a little careful with holidays, because many national holidays here in Holland came from Christianity. When voting for one of the religious options, please specify the according holidays. I didn't mention these myself, since it would be too easy for me to forget/mess up a few.

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Summer holidays. They're the longest of all!

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Postby ynbniar » Mon Oct 22, 2007 1:25 pm

I don't think the time of the year is really that important when it comes to holidays...obvious things like where you go and who with are far more important.

For example the last 2 big trips we've been on were to New Zealand and California, both great holidays but we went to New Zealand at Christmas and California late summer...

If I had to choose a time of the year I'd go with winter/Christmas as it's more likely to be the time when you see friends and relatives.
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Postby Ace Rimmer » Mon Oct 22, 2007 1:39 pm

I'll have to say October +/-, as that's when we (my family) leave the home for about two weeks every year. We don't take the typical summer vacation and don't celebrate traditional holidays, but do take advantage of the time off. :wink:

Also, two polls don't prove anything, there must be at least three to show a real pattern. :P However, this a good one. :wink:
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Postby jelco » Mon Oct 22, 2007 1:41 pm

ybniar: That's true, but I'm sure that you only make big trips during specific times of the year, which could possibly give an indication. I can't take everything into account when it comes to polls!

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Postby prophile » Mon Oct 22, 2007 2:11 pm

Summer.
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Postby Feud » Mon Oct 22, 2007 2:33 pm

Summer, more specifically the 4th of July.

By the way, what is a Religious Holiday (Atheist)? Is it just enjoying the other people's holidays or do they have their own?
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Postby KingAl » Mon Oct 22, 2007 2:37 pm

Haha, bizarre. Meanwhile, I pretty much agree with ynbniar; the actual time of year doesn't matter to me so much.
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Postby jelco » Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:26 pm

Feud wrote:By the way, what is a Religious Holiday (Atheist)? Is it just enjoying the other people's holidays or do they have their own?


That, my friend, is called sarcasm. :D

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PS: The only real 'Atheistic holiday' I can come up with right now is Towel Day. (Douglas Adams was an atheist, which he frequently showed in his works.)
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Postby xander » Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:07 pm

Atheism? A religion? I think not...

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Postby jelco » Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:11 pm

xander, that options equals 'CowboyNeal' for you. :D

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Postby xander » Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:32 pm

jelco the galactaboy wrote:xander, that options equals 'CowboyNeal' for you. :D

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No, it doesn't! CowboyNeal starts with a C, and ends with an L. It also contains no parentheses!

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Postby jelco » Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:35 pm

Hey now. Aren't you always freaking out at wrong use of capitalisation? It doesn't end with an L, it ends with an l. And those parentheses are masked: they're joined up to form that second o.

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PS: Who voted 'Other'? It clearly states that you should also specify the holiday!
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Postby KingAl » Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:40 pm

I think the problem is deeper than that - CowboyNeal isn't even a holiday! D:
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Postby xander » Mon Oct 22, 2007 5:46 pm

jelco the galactaboy wrote:Hey now. Aren't you always freaking out at wrong use of capitalisation? It doesn't end with an L, it ends with an l. And those parentheses are masked: they're joined up to form that second o.

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PS: Who voted 'Other'? It clearly states that you should also specify the holiday!

The capitalization of the C and L were intended to highlight the letters, not display how they would actually appear in the word. Thus, CowboyNeal begins with a "see" and ends with an "el". I could have spelled out the letters, or left them lowercase, or capitalized them, and it all would have been the same. How about this? CowboyNeal is spelt "charlie-oscar-whiskey-bravo-oscar-yankee-november-echo-alfa-lima." Is that better? :P

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Postby walrus47 » Mon Oct 22, 2007 5:48 pm

alfa?

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