Happy Festivus, Everyone! (DEC 23rd)

Discussion in 'Philadelphia, PA' started by F16WarBird, Dec 22, 2004.

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  1. F16WarBird Jedi Youngling

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    FRANK: Many Christmases ago, I went to buy a doll for my son. I reached for the last one they had - but so did another man. As I rained blows upon him, I realized there had to be another way!

    KRAMER: What happened to the doll?

    FRANK: It was destroyed. But out of that, a new holiday was born. "A Festivus for the rest of us!"

    KRAMER: That musta been some kind of doll.

    FRANK: She was

    Festivus Information:

    Celebrated December 23rd each year.
    The Meal: What ever you want

    During the last few weeks in December when Festivus takes place, families and friends get together at the dinner table and have something called "the Airing of Grievances". During this time, we share with family and friends all the ways they had disappointed over the past year.

    [image=http://www.seinfeld-fan.net/images/festivus/airing2.jpg] [image=http://www.seinfeld-fan.net/images/festivus/airing3.jpg] [image=http://www.seinfeld-fan.net/images/festivus/airing.jpg]

    After the Airing of Grievances, we get together right in the same night to do something called "Feats of Strength". This is where the head of the household tests his/her strength with another friend or family member. The great honour is given out to a different person each year.

    [image=http://www.seinfeld-fan.net/images/festivus/feats.jpg] [image=http://www.seinfeld-fan.net/images/festivus/feats2.jpg] [image=http://www.seinfeld-fan.net/images/festivus/feats4.jpg]

    Now for the pole. No it is not a tree. A pole, no decorations. Tinsel is very distracting so there are no decorations. The pole is tall, silver, hollow, long, skinny, and heavy.

    [image=http://www.seinfeld-fan.net/images/festivus/pole2.jpg] [image=http://www.seinfeld-fan.net/images/festivus/festivus2.jpg] [image=http://www.seinfeld-fan.net/images/festivus/festivus3.jpg]

  2. MatthewZ Jedi Master

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    Sep 21, 2003
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    I'm up for some Feats of Strength.
  3. BellaSabrina Jedi Padawan

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    Oct 13, 2002
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    Happy Festivus!!

    Also, happy holidays, Philly!
  4. citizenjohn Jedi Knight

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    May 4, 2001
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    Happy <TOS VIOLATION> Festivus Philly :)
  5. Meriwyn Former RSA

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    Mar 22, 2002
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    MERI Christmas Philly! hehehe

    Happy Holidays too :)
  6. StarFromIHJ Jedi Master

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    Apr 5, 2002
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    Happy Holidays Philly!
  7. Padawan915 Jedi Master

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    Oct 1, 2002
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    Thanks everyone, and Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone out there as well in the Northeast. :)
  8. neeldawg66 Jedi Master

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    Mar 21, 2002
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    Happy Holidays my friends!
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