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Thanks. I needed another reason to hate Canada. :D
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Too early.
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Thats why its only version 1... ;) I have version 2 done, that will bo on the 10th, and version 3 will be ready for christmas!
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Canda celebrates christmas? USA COPIERS!!!! jk
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But everyone knows USA copied it from Australia (who copied it from England)
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Who copied it from Jesus...
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Mary did i think THIEF


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Actually, Christmas was originally a celebration of the winter solstice. Many ancient people did this, but the most prominent was the Roman's "Saturnalia," which was a day to worship the god "Saturn" - the god of agriculture - and the "renewed" power of the sun. (Source: The Encyclopedia Americana). Originally, it had nothing to do with Christ; in fact, according to the New Catholic Encyclopedia, nobody knows when Jesus was born, but it's unlikely that he was born in the winter, since the shepherds were out.

Anyway, last I heard, Japan also celebrates Christmas, which is kind of weird since they're not a Christian nation. I know they were one of the leaders in that movement a while ago to make Christmas nondenominational (I think they wanted to call it "Giftmas").
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lol@Da_goat! I know what you're gettin' at...lol...hasn't that been proven to us for....years? Don't know why people insist it's Jesus' Birthday...in WINTER!
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okay..correct me if I'm wrong..but isn't asia on the other side of the world? So in our Winter, it would be their summer? so it could have taken place in December?
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It's the equator that separates the seasons, so it has to do with the Northern/Southern hemispheres. And Asia is on our side of the equator, so their seasons are the same as the US's.

Also, the Bible says that Jesus was born at night, and Bethlehem was known to have a heavy frost at night during it's rainy season (which started in mid-october and lasted several months - usually 'til the end of January), so there would be no way the shepherds would be out in the field.
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Da_Goat wrote:It's the equator that separates the seasons, so it has to do with the Northern/Southern hemispheres. And Asia is on our side of the equator, so their seasons are the same as the US's.
And canada...
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Kazer0 wrote:
Da_Goat wrote:It's the equator that separates the seasons, so it has to do with the Northern/Southern hemispheres. And Asia is on our side of the equator, so their seasons are the same as the US's.
And canada...
sucks... :laugh: I am just kidding. Is Christmas a NATIONWIDE holiday like it is in the usa?
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Parts of Asia are below the Equator, and how do we know Jesus wasn't born in Australia, South America, or Africa? They could have been typos.

Tony: It would be, like it is in Australia, except most people don't make it a Public Holiday, unlike Boxing Day, ANZAC day, or Australia Day.
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Da_Goat wrote:It's the equator that separates the seasons, so it has to do with the Northern/Southern hemispheres. And Asia is on our side of the equator, so their seasons are the same as the US's.
Winger is from Australia, moron. He never said anything about East/West. And btw, the U.S. is on the other side of the world from Australia too so why did you mention it?
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Tony_Montana wrote:
Kazer0 wrote:
Da_Goat wrote:It's the equator that separates the seasons, so it has to do with the Northern/Southern hemispheres. And Asia is on our side of the equator, so their seasons are the same as the US's.
And canada...
sucks... :laugh: I am just kidding. Is Christmas a NATIONWIDE holiday like it is in the usa?
Christmas is a worldwide holiday for anyone with an applictable religion or no religion at all.
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Dogbreath wrote:
Da_Goat wrote:It's the equator that separates the seasons, so it has to do with the Northern/Southern hemispheres. And Asia is on our side of the equator, so their seasons are the same as the US's.
Winger is from Australia, moron. He never said anything about East/West. And btw, the U.S. is on the other side of the world from Australia too so why did you mention it?
Sheesh, is it that time of the month? And, no, I didn't know Winger lived in Australia (I thought it was Europe)...but then his comment makes no sense whatsoever. And I mentioned US because I live there. Fancy that.
okay..correct me if I'm wrong..but isn't asia on the other side of the world? So in our Winter, it would be their summer? so it could have taken place in December?
If what DB said was true, yes, Australia's and Asia's seasons are opposite. However - correct me if I'm wrong - but isn't December in the summer for Australia? So, if Asia's on the other side of the world from Australia, and it's Australia's winter and thus Asia's summer, Jesus' birth couldn't have taken place in December anyway.
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well Santa claus here has to wear shorts and a tee shirt :laugh:.

Well yes it is nicer where you are in our summer time cooler at least....
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No, he hides an air conditioner under his shirt, unlike us who have to survive in 30-40*C temperatures.
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