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What would you like santa to bring you for christmas?


  • 21 months ago · Quote · #41

    pieisdelish

    new chess sets, clock, a new phone, and some cash for my may trip to washington DC.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #42

    King_undercover_vamp

    Oh, I know another thing: I want Santa Claus arrested!Laughing

    The supposed "Santa" commited many crimes:

    1. Slavery: Santa has loads of elves held as slaves.

    2. Invasion of privacy: Santa claims to "See you when your sleeping and know when you are awake"

    3. Breaking and entering: Santa DOES NOT have a warrant to search your house(for the Christmas tree)

    4. Illegal parking: Santa illegally parks on peoples roofs.

    5. Animal Abuse: Santa makes reindeer travel millions of miles and as he goes, he whips them.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #43

    Conflagration_Planet

    Another law he breaks is a law of physics, going faster than the speed of light.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #44

    913Glorax12

    King_undercover_vamp wrote:

    Oh, I know another thing: I want Santa Claus arrested!

    The supposed "Santa" commited many crimes:

    1. Slavery: Santa has loads of elves held as slaves.

    2. Invasion of privacy: Santa claims to "See you when your sleeping and know when you are awake"

    3. Breaking and entering: Santa DOES NOT have a warrant to search your house(for the Christmas tree)

    4. Illegally parking: Santa illegally parks on peoples roofs.

    5. Animal Abuse: Santa makes reindeer travel millions of miles and as he goes, he whips them.

    Well said!

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #45

    GreenField85

    I would like a Glock 19 with extra magazines. Then perhaps a Marlin 336C, and the Colt 1917 revolver my dad has yet to pass down to me. Smile

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #46

    winerkleiner

    And Santa probably has high cholesterol and bad breath, but heck, the kids seem to like him!

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #47

    konhidras

    a new movie on dvd where Al Pacino and Robert De Niro are two warring Gangster Dons fighting each other out .with guest appearances of the "expendables" cast including Steven Seagal and Andrssn Silva.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #48

    iksarol

    at 51  ill say i will like to finally have true love , thats all , thanks.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #49

    konhidras

    iksarol wrote:

    at 51  ill say i will like to finally have true love , thats all , thanks.

    "Love moves..in mysterious ways..." sung by Nina

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #50

    mohandisusa

    good tidings and a chess set...

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #51

    rooperi

    8 maids a-milking

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #52

    Jen2001

    5 golden rings........thanks rooperi for that lead in :)

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #53

    Changgi

    Something hard, like caring friends... Or people for me to chat with frequently...

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #54

    King_undercover_vamp

    Conflagration_Planet wrote:

    Another law he breaks is a law of physics, going faster than the speed of light.

    And, his sliegh  can FLY.0_0

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #55

    winerkleiner

    5 golden Kings.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #56

    winerkleiner

    Make your teeth golden, and you can rap!

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #57

    JackzofClubs

    BorgQueen wrote:

    Nothing.  Santa doesn't exist :-P

    the mythology surrounding christmas such as santa claus, elves and flying reindeer can be traced back to siberian shaman and their use of the amanita muscaria mushroom. 

    here is a picture of the mushroom

     
    note it's color. red and white. just as santa claus's clothes. coincidence?
     
    then you have the flying reindeer myth. well, caribou or "reindeer" are of course common to the steppes and frozen tundra of siberia. in fact the caribou were also fond of eating the amanita muscaria. after doing so they were oberved to run about and prance wildly. the siberian shaman used the caribou for food, clothing and other things. they even imbibed the urine of the reindeer as it contained a potent amount of the hallucinogen found in the amanita muscaria. 
    Many of the traditions we see across the world that are tied to the Christmas holidays have a suprising similarity to the ancient traditions of Siberian Shamans. Through the description below, you can easily see the role of Santa Claus being filled by the local shaman. His gift to everyone on Chistmas (Winter Solstice)... dried out mushrooms that were hung by the fire with care.

    It all begins with a mushroom. Yes. A mushroom. Did you expect it to begin with something man made? Then you’re not thinking far back enough. Humanity’s first interactions were with earthly things.

    The name of the mushroom is Amanita muscaria, also called Fly Agaric. Muscaria is a psychotropic, causing visions and altered states.  It is also toxic, and must be handled in a particular manner so as to get the psychedelic effects without the toxic ones. You may have heard of the word “shaman”, which is a word from the Tungus-speaking people of Siberia, to connote a religious specialist.(1)  The Tungusic are Russian indigenous people who live in the arctic circle (north pole) and they are reindeer herders. A shaman dealt with the mushrooms, as both a safety practice and as part of the spirituality of the people.

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    The shaman would collect the mushrooms in a bag and deliver them to families, who would then often hang them in socks around the fireplace to dry – the mushrooms would be ready to share their revelatory gifts in the morning of the solstice.

    Amanita Muscaria grows only beneath a Christmas tree (coniferous/pine tree) in a symbiotic, non-parasitic relationship with the roots of the tree. (6) It used to be thought to be the fruit of the tree.

    And what about Santa's outfit and Christmas tree ornaments? 

    To this day Siberian shamans dress in ceremonial red and white fur-trimmed jackets to gather the magic mushrooms. First they pick and place the mushrooms to partially dry on nearby pine boughs which prepares them for ingestion and makes the load lighter. This is why we decorate our Christmas trees with ornaments and bulbs, because the gatherers would always adorn trees with drying mushrooms.

    And of course, the final touch is how the shaman would enter homes to distribute the "gifts":

    The tradition of the Shaman,[...], was to go into the forests and collect these shrooms that grow under pine trees or evergreen trees. The Shaman would collect enough for the entire tribe and then go to each of the houses,sometimes due to heavy snow the doors would be snowed in and the Shaman would have to enter through the smoke hole in the roof!

    And then there's the flying reindeer. How did they fly? Mushrooms of course.

     


    so basically with all these myths and such people are, however unwittingly, celebrating the use of hallucinogenic mushrooms.
  • 21 months ago · Quote · #58

    BorgQueen

    Couldn't you just link to the page you copy and pasted that from?  

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #59

    JackzofClubs

     I did both. so sorry.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #60

    winerkleiner

    I want a hot cup of Musshroom soup for Xmas.


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