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Doing the sums

I've been doing the sums, as I said. I reckon we get 10 months every year when it's NOT Christmas.

In another calculation performed using advanced mathematical techniques, I reckon we get 10 to 11 months of it NOT being bomb fire night, and a similar period for it NOT being Halloween.

I'll do some calcs for Valentines and Easter, followed by Black Friday. (Has Black Friday actually finished yet?)
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Re: Doing the sums

Got to get New Years Eve in there too
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Got to get New Years Eve in there too
Jeez, nearly forgot that one. It's complicated though... I'll see if the calculator has a Scottish key.
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It’ll be under the ‘aye’ key I expect.
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. (Has Black Friday actually finished yet?)
It seems to hang on in fifty shades of grey!

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Re: Doing the sums

I get Christmas catalogues in August so I reckon it's 8 months .
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I get Christmas catalogues in August so I reckon it's 8 months .
What if you add in the month of new active gym membership and an alcohol-free month?

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Gym? What’s that then?
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... bomb fire night...
Could be truer than you might think, Steve.

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What if you add in the month of new active gym membership and an alcohol-free month?

There's no danger of me either joining a gym or giving up alcohol! .
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I get Christmas catalogues in August so I reckon it's 8 months .
Supermarkets sell Hot Cross Buns all year round now so I don't even know when the year starts.
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Re: Doing the sums

Easter eggs appear in the shops just after Christmas. So does Easter start then?

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Re: Doing the sums

Non stop carols in Tesco now. Don't they know when Christmas is...…….Grrr
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Non stop carols in Tesco now. Don't they know when Christmas is...…….Grrr
Never shop in Asda because they play music all the time, are you saying Tesco is doing it now in the lead up to Xmas? (Rarely shop there either, to be fair!)
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