Were did chirstmas go

Being the first LO opened her Advent calander, I noticed it is now a count down calander with no actually mention of the word christmas or chirstmas related pictures. It counts down to the new year 8O


War Hero
Didn't you know? You're not allowed to celebrate crimbo in this country anymore, might upset the Muslims. Besides, Christianity is just as much a foriegn religion as the rest of 'em. And another thing, JC was just a common criminal and got what he deserved.
Anyway, I don't give a stuff, volunteered to cover xmas period.


wompingwillow said:
Being the first LO opened her Advent calander, I noticed it is now a count down calander with no actually mention of the word christmas or chirstmas related pictures. It counts down to the new year 8O
Get with the programme, in out multi cultural society, religous festivals are not to be mentioned under any circumstances with the following religions being exemtp:

Muslim, Hindu, Budhism, Hebrew (partial Only)
For the first time for a couple of years I was able to get hold of Christmas cards with a Christian theme :!: :D But it was the only pack, Iwas bought up to believe in Christian concept :!: I read once that this country will be Muslim in 25 years. That is on the Muslim agenda and our beloved Bliar is helping them to make it happen :evil:

I am not a member of the BNP but :!: :!: :!:


Lantern Swinger
Christmas is a relatively modern name for an old pagan festival, so don't let's get on any hobbyhorses blaming Islam for its passing as a "holy" festival. I was a Catholic who always regretted the hypocrisy of the drunken sods who turned up at midnight mass out of their trees, but doing their "Christmas duty". I've since seen through the crap that is religion, from which almost all of the man-made disasters - wars, mainly - have sprung.

The God that Christians worship, alternatively giving, jealous, merciful, angry and any other bollox that men-in-skirts wish to invent, is a travesty of the human imagination and the original insurance con-trick.

Christmas is a pleasant time of the year, but it's got naff-all to do with Christ, or it would be in September, or whenever he was really born!
wompingwillow said:
Being the first LO opened her Advent calander, I noticed it is now a count down calander with no actually mention of the word christmas or chirstmas related pictures. It counts down to the new year 8O
That's as it should be. The Christian Church took over the old Pagan festivals and surplanted their own which we now call Christmas and Easter - now they are complaining that the same is being done to them - a bit like a kettle calling the pot black I'm afraid. Winterval is a more appropraite and historically honest name for the Winter Pagan Festival than the Mass celebrating Christ's birth (which should technically be in August-September time). Mind you now that I know what Crimbo means, I'll stick to that as it's theologically neutral and I'm a Humanist!

Oh, all those Jack cartoons I couldn't understand make sense now... :wink: :lol:

PS: The Islamic Fundis might want Britain to be an Islamic State in 25 years - just as the Pope would no doubt like us to be a Catholic Nation again in 25 years time and the Hairy Fairy would like us to all be C of E - it AIN'T GOIN TO HAPPEN! It's not just theists who would die for their beliefs - as Aristotle demonstrated - many Athiests have been willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for the greater good too.


War Hero
I think that you will be able to get your Advent calender with Christian theme from most of the corner shops run by our Pakistani Muslim brethren.
Most Muslims have no problems whatsoever with Christians celebrating the birth of Christ. In fact Jesus is recognised as a prophet in the Koran. The majority of Muslims I encounter I hard working decent citizens. I think that the problem lies with the do gooders of society who in the misguided belief that something may offend a minority group make changes. Hence winter lights instead of Christmas lights.
The problems we are encountering are of our own making in allowing these cretins to sit on committees and then impose their views on society.
No need to get rid of the Muslims, every need to erase the PC brigade!


If truth be told I do not agree with organised religeon, my problem is why should we avoid the terms Chrismas, Easter etc in case it gives offence. Every non-christian I know has no problem with Christians celebrating their religeous holydays or for that matter non religeos types celebrating them either, just as we should find no offence in them celibrating theirs. If those in power would think or better still consult with the people who they suppose will be offended before they start changing names blogs like this one would not come about - live and let live.

To the vast majority of us crimbo is a time of giving, receiving and getting pissed not a religeous festival and christmas, xmas and the good old crimbo are just names, but they are the ones we are used to, the ones we remember from our childhood so I wish the powers that be would leave well enough alone and find something to change that actually does offend people such as themselves.

In the words of the late gret Dave Allen "Good night and may your God go with you"
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
A At what age did you realise you were straight? Diamond Lil's 46
MoD_RSS Charity regulator issues Official Warning and Order against school where children were exposed to terrorist propaganda MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Press release: Report 02/2019: Self-detrainment of passengers onto lines that were still open to traffic and electrically live at Lewisham MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Speech: "For the first time in a generation, elections were not dominated by the conflict, but defined by campaigns about issues affecting ordinary pe MoD News 0
R Those were the days History 13
P Gibraltar 1967 -were you there? The Quarterdeck 48
BillyNoMates When tabs were good for you. History 13
S Why were Skippers RNR equivalent to Warrant Officers? History 13
soleil Mail: 'RN Veteran Finally Receives His Medals, 64 Years After They Were Lost In Post' History 3
soleil Mail: "Were 30 Royal Marines Poisoned By Gas On Derelict Soviet Weapons Plant?" The Corps 5
W Hello .. my name Dick Chaytor and i am trying to find anyone who were class mates of Blogs 31
W People who were members of 120 MQC .Running from MAY 1969 to APRIL 1971 Blogs 0
soleil Mail: "Female RAF Recruits Get £100k ... Because They Were Made To March Like Men" Current Affairs 92
finknottle When We Were Very Young Diamond Lil's 83
pusser_uk Them were the days! The Quarterdeck 5
MoD_RSS News story: Honour for TA soldier who took command after officers were shot MoD News 0
SONAR-BENDER Roll up, roll up! See how steely eyed messengers of death were formed! History 5
2 Why were Middleton and Cottesmore built by yarrow ? The Quarterdeck 0
Drakey Oh, they were the days. Breakfast anyone? The Quarterdeck 16
Rumrat Stanly and Billy were lovers Diamond Lil's 13
stan_the_man Where were you Sept 11 2001?? Diamond Lil's 34
jesse What were the scandals and court cases involving singer David Whitfield. Films, Music, TV & All Things Artsy 15
stan_the_man The Hotel ITV Documentary - were have you been in the pusser Diamond Lil's 16
MG Maniac The Krankies were swingers! Diamond Lil's 6
S How mad/stupid at school were you? The Gash Barge 23
stan_the_man When schools were not PC Diamond Lil's 13
scouse Scouse Slim and Fred.were Skin and Pontius was just a twinkle in his Fathers eye The Fleet Air Arm 6
M sorry to post this but can't find the information any were Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting 4
S Famous dates when ships were built History 8
rod-gearing If you were invisible... Diamond Lil's 12
L What would happen if you were to refuse a call out? RMR 6
2_deck_dash Serious debate: If you were the CDS how would you do it? The Quarterdeck 44
Merlin28 When I was young we were so poor.... The Gash Barge 82
Haggis_Catcher Watch were you dip your wick. Diamond Lil's 3
stan_the_man If all females were dead who would you shag Diamond Lil's 32
NotmeChief Where the 'F' were You Diamond Lil's 11
rod-gearing If Nelson were alive today Diamond Lil's 44
trelawney126 If Only All PTI's were This Good Diamond Lil's 0
soleil "Falklands would complain if HMS Endurance were withdrawn" The Fleet 0
bikerman "Betsy"Betton were is he now? The Quarterdeck 4
jumpinjarhead Marines' deaths were 'unlawful' Current Affairs 0
trelawney126 Shafted. And we thought they were on Holiday Current Affairs 3
S So where were you......... Diamond Lil's 63
NotmeChief By god they were brave. Diamond Lil's 2
N When, where and why were you disrated? Diamond Lil's 11
dublinclontarf Pirate problems and were puffting about Current Affairs 58
brazenhussy yes u were right!!!!!! Diamond Lil's 43
Niner_Domestic Where were you on July 11, 1982? History 24
B If i were on that jury.......... Current Affairs 27
golden_rivet if you were a septic who would you vote for ... Current Affairs 47
Similar threads

Latest Threads