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Old December 23 2013, 03:57 AM   #31
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Re: Merry Christmas to all...

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The guy's got a lot of names in many languages.

I'm French Canadian and in French his name is Pere Noel which translates exactly to Father Christmas.

Historically (well, back to the late 18th to early 19th century America) the name went from St. Nicholas to SanteClaus to Santa Claus. Santa is basically a reboot of St. Nicholas minus the ecclesiastical trappings. But the more historical St. Nicholas (with the ecclesiastical trappings) or Sinterklass does continue in the Netherlands I believe.

Joyeux Noel!
St. Nicholas is celebrated in more places than the Netherlands...
In somewhat different ways though...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Nicholas_Day
I didn't quite know the extent.
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Old December 23 2013, 05:07 AM   #32
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Liverpudlian: Gary Chrimble (see link in current signature for proper usage)


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Old December 23 2013, 05:36 AM   #33
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ahahaha.. I still love this one the best, so I have to get it in here before I post my other favorite non-Trek Xmas stuffs.

Made by a poster from this BBS (not me I quickly add..)

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Old December 23 2013, 05:54 AM   #34
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Merry Christmas everybody.
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Old December 23 2013, 10:56 AM   #35
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An amusing interpretation.
The true story.

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Merry Christmas from Chuck Norris...
Yeowch.
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Old December 23 2013, 05:44 PM   #36
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^^ Oh well, it's the sentiment that counts.
Sure. Happy holidays!

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Merry Christmas, my friends. A little gift to remember the real Reason for the Season:
The winter solstice? Thanks, man.
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Old December 23 2013, 10:07 PM   #37
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Old December 24 2013, 12:27 AM   #38
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Old December 24 2013, 01:16 AM   #39
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Just saw this on tumblr, had a good lol..

Tip for the holidays: interrupt any family argument with “I will take it! I will take the ring to Mordor. Though I do not know the way”
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Old December 24 2013, 03:34 AM   #40
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Merry Christmas, Warped 9, and all TBBSers, may your Christmas be even more fun than the Enterprise science lab christmas party

Shopping done. Food, beer and wine all in fridge. Christmas eve TOS marathon underway.


Wishing you all the very best in 2014 my friends
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Old December 24 2013, 04:59 AM   #41
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Wow, I'd love to find her under the mistletoe.
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Old December 24 2013, 11:15 AM   #42
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^^ Ditto.

Happy Christmas Eve, everyone.

Hoping to be able to knock off work at about noontime today....
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Old December 24 2013, 05:02 PM   #43
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Ol' Santa visiting the Brockville Employment And Education Centre last week.





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Old December 24 2013, 11:13 PM   #44
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It is Christmas in Australia, HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!!

Here's a lovely Christmas song from an Australian.. (tsq usually beats me to this one)

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Old December 24 2013, 11:29 PM   #45
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Summer Wonderland from Australia

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