Does Anyone Celebrate Festivus?

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Does Anyone Celebrate Festivus?

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The Festivus Pole
The tradition begins with a bare aluminum pole, which Frank praises for its "very high strength-to-weight ratio." During Festivus, an unadorned aluminum pole is displayed, apparently in opposition to the commercialization of highly decorated Christmas trees, and because the holiday's creator, Frank Costanza, "find[s] tinsel distracting." Local customs vary and you may be able to decorate your pole with non-threatening plain decorations, or ordinary green garland.
The Airing of Grievances
At the Festivus dinner -- a meal featuring non-holiday comfort food -- each participant tells friends and family all of the instances where they disappointed him or her that year.
The Feats of Strength
The head of the family tests his or her strength against one participant of the head's choosing. Festivus is not considered over until the head of the family has been pinned to the ground. A participant is allowed to decline to attempt to pin the head of the family only if they have something better to do instead.
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*sigh* Will modern society ever be free of Seinfeld references?

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warden wrote:*sigh* Will modern society ever be free of Seinfeld references?

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Thanks, I had no idea. Tried to watch a couple of episodes, couldn't do it.
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I can't stand Seinfeld. Most un-funny person I've seen on TV.
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Well, now I feel all safe coming out of the Seinfeld closet too....! 8-[

I hate everything about that programme, especially the constant twangy bass-line...!! :smt092
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Give me Monty Python or give me death!

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Post by Baba O'Riley »

... In keeping with the 'religion' aspect of this forum then:

"'Blessed are the cheesemakers!" :140:
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Festivus the festival for the rest of us. Best show ever.
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