Off-Topic Hang out with people and talk about whatever. Feel free to suggest a better description for this forum as everyone seems to have an opinion. :D

Draconius GO
Thread Tools
Old December 23rd, 2012 (7:24 PM).
Sableye~'s Avatar
Sableye~ Sableye~ is offline
Back to PC~
  • Silver Tier
Join Date: Nov 2012
Gender: Male
Posts: 4,056
If you could push back the upcoming holiday (only two days left), would you do it? Do you like the anticipation more than the holiday itself?

I'm ready for it to come, but I also would be cool with it being a bit farther away. This Christmas is going to be a really great one for multiple reasons, so I'd like more time to look forward to it. First Christmas with my family's newly(ish) "adopted" kitten (found him on the front porch, starved and covered in fleas). My sister and her fiance are also spending the night tomorrow, so they can be here right away on Christmas morning (which means her fiance will get to take part in the morning traditions for the first time).

What about this Christmas are you looking forward to? Anything specific, like a gift you know you're getting or something really great you got a family member (and can't wait to see their expression)?
I can't think of a good signature.
Reply With Quote

Relevant Advertising!

Old December 23rd, 2012 (7:38 PM).
Shiny Celebi Shiny Celebi is offline
  • Gold Tier
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 2,402
No, if anything if it was up to me it would be earlier.

This Chrstmas Im just looking forward to spending time with my family. As for gifts, I dont have any real wants, but I know Im getting a phone. For my family, I got some nice things that I think they will really like. I got a nice blouse for my sister at a store I really want that I think will be very useful for her and she'll like, charms for my mom's Pandora bracelet, a cell phone case for my other sister and this pillow thing for my dad for his iPad. I hope they like them. I also might go see a movie and will have a nice Christmas dinner.
Reply With Quote
Old December 23rd, 2012 (7:40 PM).
Captain Gizmo's Avatar
Captain Gizmo Captain Gizmo is online now
Legit Boss
  • Gold Tier
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Canada
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Nature: Quiet
Posts: 4,824
Recently, Christmas just hasn't been the same as before. My family goes to different parties, while back before, we were always together. As for my gifts, I hope I can a Wii-U or some movies boxset.

However, last year. Someone was giving away their dog, and we took the dog in. I always wanted a dog for almost 11 years but my parents didn't want me to get one. That was the happiest day of my life when I got a dog. It was also one month away from Christmas so it's like if it was an early birthday gift
♥Plusle bro of Synerjee♥ | ♥Pink Mommy♥
|3DS FC|
Reply With Quote
Old December 23rd, 2012 (9:40 PM).
Sassy Milkshake's Avatar
Sassy Milkshake Sassy Milkshake is offline
It's ok to cry.
    Join Date: Nov 2012
    Age: 25
    Gender: Female
    Nature: Sassy
    Posts: 373
    I'd push it back, but only if I could get more time off of school and work, not because I like the anticipation lol. That's pretty much one of the only things I look forward to: seeing family and not having to do stressful stuff. Not really sure what I'll get gift-wise, since I wasn't very specific, and my gifts for my family were sorta lame, so I don't expect them to be super excited lol.
    Reply With Quote
    Old December 23rd, 2012 (11:06 PM).
    MelchiorFlyer's Avatar
    MelchiorFlyer MelchiorFlyer is offline
      Join Date: Nov 2012
      Location: Oregon
      Gender: Female
      Nature: Naive
      Posts: 221
      I like it just where it is.Either way, you have to wait. You always have to wait. And anyways, being 12, my gifts are still pretty good. Like, a Kindle Fire! Hopefully...
      X/Y Friend Code: 4313-1485-3689
      Friend Safari: Bug ~ Butterfree, Beautifly, Vivillion (I think)

      PM Me if you add me~!

      Flygon is my bby~!
      Reply With Quote
      Old December 23rd, 2012 (11:07 PM).
      au bon's Avatar
      au bon au bon is offline
      • Developer
      • Platinum Tier
      Join Date: Oct 2004
      Location: New Jersey
      Gender: Male
      Nature: Quirky
      Posts: 17,315
      I'm not looking forward to anything. I'm just not in the Christmas spirit this year.
      Reply With Quote
      Old December 24th, 2012 (6:00 AM).
      Sableye~'s Avatar
      Sableye~ Sableye~ is offline
      Back to PC~
      • Silver Tier
      Join Date: Nov 2012
      Gender: Male
      Posts: 4,056
      Originally Posted by Patchisou Yutohru View Post
      I'm not looking forward to anything. I'm just not in the Christmas spirit this year.
      I wasn't either until recently. Come on, Christmas is tomorrow. Be excited, okay? It makes this season more enjoyable (;
      Reply With Quote
      Old December 24th, 2012 (7:59 AM).
      von Weltschmerz von Weltschmerz is offline
      the first born unicorn
        Join Date: Oct 2012
        Posts: 135
        This Christmas kind of blows... haha. Tbh, if I could, I'd fast forward like a week past it. Nothing to particularly enjoy this year... I don't even have a tree this year, much less one set up right now. I am not going to be with my family or get any presents. It's pretty safe to say that I'm not celebrating it this year :x
        Being wrong isn't "bad", failing to admit that you are, is.
        Reply With Quote
        Old December 24th, 2012 (11:42 AM).
        Cherrim's Avatar
        Cherrim Cherrim is offline
        the blossom pokémon
        • Platinum Tier
        Join Date: Dec 2002
        Location: Waterloo, ON
        Age: 28
        Gender: Female
        Nature: Relaxed
        Posts: 30,829
        I guess I'd push it back a little bit. We were really rushed this year because I had an exam on the very last day of exam period (20th) and then we had to drive out to Ottawa to move my brother back from his work term. This left us with almost no time to do Christmas shopping, exacerbated by the fact that we all drew up our Christmas lists really late this year. Factor in that we got some sort of crushing news that kind of destroyed my happiness for a day or two and I'd really like an extra day or two to come to terms with it so I can put on a braver face for Christmas. As it is I'll probably be on the verge of tears a lot over the holiday but I'm already a lot better today than I was yesterday so if I had just a day or two more to settle my emotions/thoughts on all of it, I think I'd have a much better go of it. But it is what it is so I'll make the best of it. Thankfully, I managed to get pretty much all my Christmas shopping done despite the two days to do it so I'm not lacking presents for anyone. :P

        In short, my want to push it back a bit has nothing to do with anticipation. If anything I do kind of just want it to be over haha.

        Reply With Quote
        Old December 24th, 2012 (12:00 PM).
        XIII's Avatar
        XIII XIII is offline
        don't you remember?
        • Crystal Tier
        Join Date: May 2011
        Age: 19
        Posts: 1,835
        I'd just leave it. I don't really care about the holidays much, nor do I care what day they're on, so I'd leave them be. I would like to get rid of some holidays though, believe me. Christmas can stay where it's at.
        let's meet again
        in the next life
        Reply With Quote
        Old December 24th, 2012 (4:45 PM).
        Hannah's Avatar
        Hannah Hannah is offline
        beep bop boop
        • Gold Tier
        Join Date: Oct 2012
        Age: 16
        Gender: Female
        Nature: Quiet
        Posts: 1,162
        I like the anticipation of Christmas, and I like Christmas itself. I like it just the way it is.

        beep bop boop
        Reply With Quote
        Old December 25th, 2012 (11:59 PM).
        Elite Overlord LeSabre™'s Avatar
        Elite Overlord LeSabre™ Elite Overlord LeSabre™ is offline
        On that 'Non stop road'
        • Gold Tier
        Join Date: Nov 2007
        Location: Shimoda City
        Age: 92
        Nature: Quirky
        Posts: 9,571
        Can we push Christmas up to May or June when the temperatures are reasonable? The worst part of Christmas, and part of the reason I fail to get overly excited about it, is the fact that the weather is so miserable.

        Honestly, if Christmas has to be kept in the same general time frame (within a couple weeks), I honestly don't care when it takes place... it's all nasty-cold winter to me.

        Elite Overlord LeSabre™
        PC Vital Stats
        * Pair
        * PC Family
        * Bishies
        * VG Claims
        * Friend Codes
        * Blog
        * Web Site
        * Fan Fictions:
        * Leaf Green LP
        Reply With Quote
        Old December 29th, 2012 (4:59 PM).
        Shining Raichu's Avatar
        Shining Raichu Shining Raichu is offline
        Expect me like you expect Jesus.
        • Platinum Tier
        Join Date: Feb 2011
        Location: Australia
        Age: 27
        Gender: Male
        Nature: Adamant
        Posts: 9,075
        I'd keep pushing Christmas back so that the world would perpetually be in the lead-up to Christmas. I think that'd be the best way to live. The Christmas build-up all year round. I love the anticipation so much. The day itself is great but once it's over you have to wait another year and that sucks. It always seems to come too quickly, especially when you work all the time like I do

        "So this is why God bombed us."

        Moderator of General Chat

        Reply With Quote

        Quick Reply

        Join the conversation!

        Create an account to post a reply in this thread, participate in other discussions, and more!

        Create a PokéCommunity Account

        Sponsored Links
        Thread Tools

        Posting Rules
        You may not post new threads
        You may not post replies
        You may not post attachments
        You may not edit your posts

        BB code is On
        Smilies are On
        [IMG] code is On
        HTML code is Off

        Forum Jump

        All times are GMT -8. The time now is 8:02 PM.