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Postby Finomans » Tue Sep 28, 2010 2:42 pm

Tonyblack wrote:I've taken christmas crackers and christmas pudding before now as they don't have them in the US. :D


We don't have christmas crackers in the Netherlands either :(

But my dad's going to the Fortean times convention in October and that's in London so possibly...
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Postby DaveC » Tue Sep 28, 2010 2:42 pm

pip wrote:Best Christmas Film - Die Hard
Worst Christmas Film - Die Harder
:D


Die Hard 2 is underrated - Mine are Die Hard, Gremlins and The Nightmare Before Christmas + LOTR that I already mentioned.
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Postby michelanCello » Tue Sep 28, 2010 2:43 pm

DaveC wrote:
pip wrote:Best Christmas Film - Die Hard
Worst Christmas Film - Die Harder
:D


Die Hard 2 is underrated - Mine are Die Hard, Gremlins and The Nightmare Before Christmas + LOTR that I already mentioned.


LOTR as a christmas movie?????
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Postby Finomans » Tue Sep 28, 2010 2:47 pm

michelanCello wrote:
DaveC wrote:
pip wrote:Best Christmas Film - Die Hard
Worst Christmas Film - Die Harder
:D


Die Hard 2 is underrated - Mine are Die Hard, Gremlins and The Nightmare Before Christmas + LOTR that I already mentioned.


LOTR as a christmas movie?????


They show it almost every year on christmas in the Netherlands.
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Sep 28, 2010 2:47 pm

Finomans wrote:
Tonyblack wrote:I've taken christmas crackers and christmas pudding before now as they don't have them in the US. :D


We don't have christmas crackers in the Netherlands either :(

But my dad's going to the Fortean times convention in October and that's in London so possibly...
I had a Dutch and a Finnish friend over a few years ago and we shared a cottage in Wincanton. I took a box of crackers with me. :D

Edit to add - I love the way the Dutch start their celebrations with the arrival of Sinterklass in November and then exchanges of gifts early in December (including huge chcoolate letters). I was in Maastricht one year when it all started.

The Dutch party at the drop of a hat. :lol:
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Postby pip » Tue Sep 28, 2010 2:53 pm

Finomans wrote:
michelanCello wrote:
DaveC wrote:
pip wrote:Best Christmas Film - Die Hard
Worst Christmas Film - Die Harder
:D


Die Hard 2 is underrated - Mine are Die Hard, Gremlins and The Nightmare Before Christmas + LOTR that I already mentioned.


LOTR as a christmas movie?????


They show it almost every year on christmas in the Netherlands.


Christmas movies and movies at christmas differ. Sadly they show some awful films every year in Ireland such as Darby O' Gill and the Little People.
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Sep 28, 2010 3:29 pm

If you like Die Hard, you'll love this.* :lol:



*My favourite all time video on YouTube. :wink:
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Postby pip » Tue Sep 28, 2010 3:33 pm

I'll check that when i get home. Cheers Tony
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Postby michelanCello » Tue Sep 28, 2010 3:40 pm

Tonyblack wrote:If you like Die Hard, you'll love this.* :lol:



*My favourite all time video on YouTube. :wink:


I know that one!! :D Such a great song!! :D
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Postby DaveC » Tue Sep 28, 2010 11:57 pm

Tonyblack wrote:If you like Die Hard, you'll love this.* :lol:



*My favourite all time video on YouTube. :wink:


Is was so glad that 20th century Fox let them put that on the Die Hrd 4.0 DVD - including an interview with the band!
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Postby DaveC » Tue Sep 28, 2010 11:59 pm

michelanCello wrote:
DaveC wrote:
pip wrote:Best Christmas Film - Die Hard
Worst Christmas Film - Die Harder
:D


Die Hard 2 is underrated - Mine are Die Hard, Gremlins and The Nightmare Before Christmas + LOTR that I already mentioned.


LOTR as a christmas movie?????


Well they came out every Christmas for 3 years, and obviously I would rewatch the previous one before the new one, then I just carried on the tradition once they had stopped. I usually start watching them while I am making my paper chains. :D
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Postby raisindot » Wed Sep 29, 2010 11:38 am

[quote="michelanCello"

LOTR as a christmas movie?????[/quote]

Sure, why not? It's got lots of elves and people in long white beards, it's got giant trees, greedy childlike creatures, and at the end a savior comes to save the planet from evil, helped by a couple of little wise men with a gift of gold for the fire. And, like Christmas, it takes weeks and weeks and weeks of anticipation before it arrives, and when it's there, a letdown inevitably occurs.

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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Sep 29, 2010 12:17 pm

raisindot wrote:
michelanCello wrote:
LOTR as a christmas movie?????


Sure, why not? It's got lots of elves and people in long white beards, it's got giant trees, greedy childlike creatures, and at the end a savior comes to save the planet from evil, helped by a couple of little wise men with a gift of gold for the fire. And, like Christmas, it takes weeks and weeks and weeks of anticipation before it arrives, and when it's there, a letdown inevitably occurs.

:D

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Postby ghostsecurity28 » Fri Oct 01, 2010 2:33 pm

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Postby pip » Fri Oct 01, 2010 2:38 pm

Best poster ever :shock: :shock: :D
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