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Introducing ... Festivus Appreciation Day!
Posted: 12 October 2005 11:28 AM   [ Ignore ]
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It almost looks like Festivus Appreciation day may become a federal holiday.

Festivus is generally celebrated any day during the year, but Festivus appreciation day will be on Dec. 23. You don’t have to celebrate it, but just reflect on Festivus.

To read the article, click here http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/WolfFiles/story?id=236498&page=1

Perhaps you’ve already welcomed a tinsel-free aluminum Festivus pole into your home, and you’ve celebrated just like George Costanza’s fractured family, with the traditional Airing of Grievances

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Posted: 12 October 2005 11:30 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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lol!  I just saw an episode about this a few nights ago.  FESTIVUS FOR THE REST-OF-US!!!!!

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Posted: 12 October 2005 11:45 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Yeah, they replayed it the other day…..probably why this article came out.

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Posted: 12 October 2005 03:00 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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This is some joke being perpetrated on me isn’t it?
every time a link sends me to an ABC article
it’s a blank screen.

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Posted: 12 October 2005 03:26 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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...Damn, we’re caught!

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Posted: 12 October 2005 04:38 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Hmm, do you have to watch Sienfeld for this to make sense?

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Posted: 12 October 2005 05:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Ummmmm, no…....but it helps…..

1.Festivus is a Holiday that can be celebrated on any given day. It’s so you don’t have to deal with the normal holiday rushes.

2.Presents are not purchased. But food and beer must be provided by the host.

3. You must have a long pole to stand up. Should be around 5 ft. A pole is used because it has a good strength to weight ratio.

4. You do not decorate the pole.

5. You must have the airing of grievences. Tell people how they have dissapointed you.

6. A person must accept a challenge of Feats of Strength from the host.

7. Festivus does not end until the host is pinned down. This may have to involve a few challengers.

8. Then you go home and reflect on the Festivus for the rest of us.

9. Don’t eat bagels on Festivus out of respect.

10. Festivus can be used as an excuse for not buying someone a present on Christmas.

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Posted: 13 October 2005 05:26 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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I am sold! I love fake holidays. Did anyone see the “No News is Good News Day” one in the articel - apparently it used to be celebrated on September 11th, obviously it has been delisted…weird though huh

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Posted: 13 October 2005 07:40 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Citizen Premier - 12 October 2005 08:38 PM

Hmm, do you have to watch Sienfeld for this to make sense?

It’s much more entertaining if you’ve seen the episode.

George Costanza’s father invented it one year when he didn’t want to deal with the Christmas Holiday.  If you’ve know the acting of Jerry Stiller…then you know George’s dad.  He’s pretty kooky in general, and to have to “pin” a man in his 70s was just a hysterical idea.

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Posted: 14 October 2005 11:24 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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The reason ABC news did the story is because my book is coming out Oct 26, Festivus: The Holiday for the Rest of Us. We are still tinkering with the website, but the beta is at http://www.festivusbook.com Jerry. Stiller wrote the introduction. The book is about how real people are now celebrating the holiday and have added their own rituals—like washer tossing. The kind you use with bolts, not the kind for clothes. Enjoy!—Allen Salkin

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Posted: 17 October 2005 09:43 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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Washer tossing ROCKS!!!!!

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Posted: 17 October 2005 09:47 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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Thanks for the website…

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