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    What's the point of Thanksgiving?

    One thing I've always been curious about, but never really looked into was the real point of Thanksgiving. How come it's such a big holiday in the U.S.? Does anybody know or is it just a time to eat plenty food for most of you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Socaboy View Post
    One thing I've always been curious about, but never really looked into was the real point of Thanksgiving. How come it's such a big holiday in the U.S.? Does anybody know or is it just a time to eat plenty food for most of you?
    the pilgrims thankful for the food the natives had.

    i don't celebrate it really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Socaboy View Post
    One thing I've always been curious about, but never really looked into was the real point of Thanksgiving. How come it's such a big holiday in the U.S.? Does anybody know or is it just a time to eat plenty food for most of you?
    it's just an excuse for ppl to be glutten

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dutty View Post
    the pilgrims thankful for the food the natives had.

    i don't celebrate it really.
    Well see, this is what I'm trying to understand here. Are people celebrating the fact that pilgrims took everything from the natives or what?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Socaboy View Post
    Well see, this is what I'm trying to understand here. Are people celebrating the fact that pilgrims took everything from the natives or what?
    i guess its like celebrating columbus day?

    the day columbus supposedly came and focked over the natives.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Socaboy View Post
    One thing I've always been curious about, but never really looked into was the real point of Thanksgiving. How come it's such a big holiday in the U.S.? Does anybody know or is it just a time to eat plenty food for most of you?

    oh shut up and eat

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    Quote Originally Posted by soca junkie View Post
    oh shut up and eat
    Well that's pretty much the only significant impact its ever had on me, I never knew the point of the holiday, just that people does cook plenty food.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Socaboy View Post
    One thing I've always been curious about, but never really looked into was the real point of Thanksgiving. How come it's such a big holiday in the U.S.? Does anybody know or is it just a time to eat plenty food for most of you?
    who gives a shit about the point... its time to eat and sleep.. and they give you two days off... its the best holiday out there!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Socaboy View Post
    One thing I've always been curious about, but never really looked into was the real point of Thanksgiving. How come it's such a big holiday in the U.S.? Does anybody know or is it just a time to eat plenty food for most of you?
    fuh me iz juss anodda day tuh stay home and sleep late
    Last edited by yellowman; 11-22-2006 at 01:24 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trinibaje View Post
    who gives a shit about the point... its time to eat and sleep.. and they give you two days off... its the best holiday out there!
    I give ah shit dammit! I done see why this is your favorite holiday though...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Socaboy View Post
    I give ah shit dammit! I done see why this is your favorite holiday though...
    christmas is my favourite.. but i plan to eat eat eat eat eat eat for the next four days ..... now i only have to find someone who cooking :

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trinibaje View Post
    christmas is my favourite.. but i plan to eat eat eat eat eat eat for the next four days ..... now i only have to find someone who cooking :
    yeh I much prefer Xmas too...what you need to locate is your kitchen and see if it actually works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Socaboy View Post
    One thing I've always been curious about, but never really looked into was the real point of Thanksgiving. How come it's such a big holiday in the U.S.? Does anybody know or is it just a time to eat plenty food for most of you?
    Just Americas way of celebrating when they stole the natives foods & raped the women afterwards

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    Quote Originally Posted by Socaboy View Post
    yeh I much prefer Xmas too...what you need to locate is your kitchen and see if it actually works.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Socaboy View Post
    Well see, this is what I'm trying to understand here. Are people celebrating the fact that pilgrims took everything from the natives or what?
    The actual pilgrims who started the celebration actually had a very good relationship with the natives americans in Virginia...who in fact were the ones who helped the Pilgrims get acquainted with the land. They were thankful for having left the comfort and security of the only land they had known...and venture on this unsure voyage to a very distant land...if you think flying across the Atlantic is bad, imagine sailing it...in a wooden ship at that.

    They survived the perilous voyage, and weren't eaten by savages or ravished by hunger and disease...so, being religious (they fled in part so that they could worship as they wanted) they set aside a day to give thanks to God for delivering them into a good situation.

    People celebrate today as a way of re-uniting with family, on at least one day out of the year. Plus the food is good and the memories last a lifetime.

    Good enough reasons fuh me.

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