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Christmas!!

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by UberScout, Dec 25, 2020.

  1. UberScout

    UberScout Are you there, God? ...Hello? V.I.P Member

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    Twas the night before Christmas
    And all throughout WoodSprings
    I tried to think of a rhyme
    And decided I can't think of anything

    So christmas is finally here. I sincerely thought we wouldnt make it this year.

    What did The Jolly Fat Man put under your tree this year?

    I got

    A new phone, which I'm actually using to post this thread
    A new journal
    Clothes
    More clothes
    Sweater
    Jeans that actually stay on me and dont slip down every five seconds when i'm walking to SpeedWay for cigarettes and lemonade
    Bright neon yellow shoes you can see from freaking space
    A new wallet with card protection or something
    A weighted blanket I'm wearing over my neck and shoulders right now because it feels like kitty and it's amazing
    A weighted blanket
    Weighted blanket
    Blanket
    Blanket
    Blanket
    Um
    Candy and stuff

    Sorry this weighted blanket is absolutely divine its the first time i've had one and

    ....

    What was I talking about again?
    Oh yeah
    How was christmas?
     
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  2. MLE

    MLE Active Member V.I.P Member

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    Sounds like a wonderful Christmas day for you!!! :D

    My Christmas was peaceful and relaxing... as it should be, imo... :cool:
     
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  3. Aspychata

    Aspychata Serenity waves, beachy vibes

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    You made my Xmas. Glad that you have a weighted blanket and so on. l am finally relaxing, have food in my fridge and one huge bill is paid. ☺
     
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  4. oregano

    oregano is plotting his escape

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    No gifts, staying inside all alone due to covid worries. Mom is with my aunt and uncle and their son and his gf having a social gathering. I hate social gatherings anyway, but covid gives me another excuse. Every so often I turn on the ham radio to see if anybody out there got a new transceiver under the tree.
     
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  5. MyLifeAsAnAspie

    MyLifeAsAnAspie Well-Known Member

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    I got one for the birthday in Sept. and love it too. I had decided not to get one based on not seeing much interest by ASD adults here or elsewhere. My wife bought me one anyhoo. It let me fall back to sleep this morning and sleep till 9 AM, which I rarely do :).
     
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    Pretty quiet day. No gifts exchanged with friends/colleagues due to distancing. Doing some cleaning up.

    Watched
     
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    I got some great new books, and book tokens. Also a huge box of Lego with 1500 pieces! And some other really nice presents. Had a turkey dinner, watched the Queens speech and Elf. It snowed here. Now there's fireworks. It's been nice, but I ll be glad to get out for a nice long walk tomorrow.
     
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    I LOVE LEGOS!!!!! :D
     
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    Misery Photo-Negative V.I.P Member

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    I'll just be glad when it's over.

    I didnt think I could ever think of Christmas as "loathsome" and depressing, but that's all I've got for it this time. Been a supremely awful day. Supposed to feel joy and warmth, not anger and hate. Bah.

    Ugh, and the season is only going to get worse from here. I dont even want to think about it.

    There, I'm done, now I have to go stab something. And then impulse-spend on who knows what to feel a bit better. As if I havent been doing enough of that lately.
     
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    I don't live with family, so my Christmas has been pretty quiet, which I honestly love. My family doesn't exchange gifts (expensive and stressful) but I did exchange gifts with my room mate and got some really cute fancy art pens, a watercolour palette and other art supplies.
    I'm spending the day doing things I love without the pressure to be social and am very happy about it, lol.
    Weighted blankets have been calling to me a lot. They look so cozy and safe! It's been difficult to find one that is easy to care for though, so my hunt continues.
     
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  11. OkRad

    OkRad μῆνιν ἄειδε θεὰ Πηληϊάδεω Ἀχιλῆος οὐλομένην V.I.P Member

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    Spent the day trapped in a room grappling with memories and a roommate who despises me. Was today supposed to be different or something?
     
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    I received a night vision field camera to see who's visiting the property at night. I've seen a small skunk, a trio of racoons and a small black ferret or weasel so far by accident. The night vision camera will record who comes by:) Might even hide it in a forest nearby to see who frequents it.

    Beyond that, I roasted a turkey breast, also mashed potatoes and vegetables, cranberries as well as some butter tarts for my husband and a light cheesecake style thing for myself. Read part of my book, and spoke with some friends and family members. Watched a movie but became bored with it. Brought christmas dinner to a neighbour who is alone.
     
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  13. Wolfsage

    Wolfsage In training to be Wolf King.

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    Good Christmas. Third one I've been in good health since my last ailment nearly shattered my mind. Covid free. No cases near me. Gathering of family in a good natured way. Fine presents.
    Just nice. Really excited about my new comforter.:)
    Made it to level 26 in life. Next year level 27.

    By the way Uberscout you okay?
     
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    Last night had Christmas dinner with two friends (which was allowed under our current Covid restrictions)

    Today, I just went for a walk on my own at two different city parks, at one park photographing people ice skating, had lots of fun (I love people watching/people photography), then went to another park that's a little more natural, photographed some fantastic light and shadow, plus hung out under a bridge for awhile capturing some river ice and snow, my friend caught me in the act :p (the proof in this photo)... Wore my fancy hat today with my green jacket, just because it's Christmas :)...

    Edworthy Park 1B.jpg

    What I was photographing

    Edworthy 01.jpg
     
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    Good one, despite a strong storm all Christmas eve into morning. Nearly a candlelight Christmas. Family all made it here and did Zoom extended family gathering after dinner. We all get along and have fun, a good number of us accross the families are on the spectrum diagnosed and undiagnosed. We can share showing off the gifts in our special interests.
     
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    Just a simple turkey dinner at home with my house share guy.
    He gave me a card and $200 to get what I want with because he said he wouldn't know
    what to buy for me.
    And, because we had a terrible fight over me putting up Christmas lights outside that he didn't want.
    So, I guess that was his way of apologizing. He can never say he's sorry for his rants.

    I gave him a Charlie Brown tree, (as a reminder of the great light fight), and some toiletries.
     
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    I'm feeling a little lonely. I got no gifts, I got only one card, and I spent the entire day alone. I don't have any family or friends.
     
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    All took advantage of the free asymptomatic covid testing pre 25th in our area,
    then gathered under current tier restrictions.
    Business as usual.

    No gifts, as such, this year.
    Instead,
    Winners of games chose random, wrapped prize.
    If prize chosen not to their liking, they could gift it to any other person in the room.
    (idea behind it was 'giving')

    An enjoyable day.
    Could be amongst the last spent together dependant on spread of new covid variant and future government restrictions in UK.
     
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    BrokenBoy 戯言使い(Nonsense User)

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    Streetwise very cautious contributor V.I.P Member

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    I felt nearly the same but I was more concerned about noise
     
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