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20th Dec 2016

28 Bizarre Things That Are Only Acceptable At Christmas


Christmas can be a weird time for us all.

Between unwanted socialising, being forced to buy presents for your colleagues and queuing absolutely fucking EVERYWHERE – it can send us a little mad.

However, the season does kind of set it up for failure. After all…

‘Tis the season to be baffling…


1. Allowing Christmas Eve Eve to become a holiday

Merry Pub-mas everyone, and to all a good pub.

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2. Commenting on how well a priest does his job

”He says a lovely Mass”


3. Wearing offensively patterned knitwear with pride

And giving out to others not doing so.

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4. Putting on your best clothes to sit around the house for the day

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5. Shoving Quality Street into your mouth at 7am

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6. Shifting someone you went to school with in the local

Hey, it’s Christmas.

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7. Listening to the same five songs for a whole month


8. Setting your dessert on fire

9. Getting back into your pyjamas at 5pm

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10. Enormous indoor shrubbery

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11. Buying the RTÉ Guide just because

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12. Asking your mum can you eat certain biscuits

Or are they ‘for Christmas’.

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13. Putting a ‘the’ in front of ‘Christmas’


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14. Kicking our electricity bill up a shit tonne for the buzz

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15. Getting the shift cause a plant says so

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16. Drinking hot wine


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17. Comparing all of the TV ads in the world

Who has the time?

18. Putting hats on to eat dinner

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19. Singing the national anthem of gold digging and being okay with it

20. Sending pictures like this of yourself to your staff

21. Eating a sweet every day just because you bought a calendar

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22. Listening to Mariah Carey 24 hours a day

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23. Napping pre and post dinner

It ain’t easy being sleepy.

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24. Using the word ‘Twas’

We’ll fight anyone who says otherwise.

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25. Dressing as an overweight man who breaks into your gaff

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26. Leaving a pint out overnight for said intruder

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27. Fighting with your siblings over what type of potatoes should be served at dinner

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28. And finally, you make a cake for the big day three months prior

Would ya be well?

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