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02 Feb 2024, 3:02 am

I don’t understand Valentine’s Day, I know it’s about love, but people can celebrate love everyday.



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02 Feb 2024, 4:49 am

that is...

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02 Feb 2024, 4:51 am

Me neither. I don't understand why anyone would be happy to receive a Valentines day gift on a day where people are practically obligated to give one. It seems meaningless to me. Give a gift on a random day, that seems to me too be far more meaningful.


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02 Feb 2024, 9:39 am

It's a commercial day to express love to one's romantic partner, I guess?

You can always ignore it.



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02 Feb 2024, 11:55 am

I love Valentine's Day. I love the commercials and the candy. I love the sweetness of it all. It makes me feel all warm, green and fuzzy inside. :mrgreen:


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02 Feb 2024, 1:37 pm

blitzkrieg wrote:
It's a commercial day to express love to one's romantic partner, I guess?

You can always ignore it.
Christmas is kinda the same except instead of the pressure of only celebrating your romantic partner, you also have pressure to celebrate other family & friends & various people you work with & hate(Christmas office parties come to mind)


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02 Feb 2024, 1:42 pm

nick007 wrote:
blitzkrieg wrote:
It's a commercial day to express love to one's romantic partner, I guess?

You can always ignore it.
Christmas is kinda the same except instead of the pressure of only celebrating your romantic partner, you also have pressure to celebrate other family & friends & various people you work with & hate(Christmas office parties come to mind)


True.

Although for some people at least, Christmas has a religious meaning.



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02 Feb 2024, 1:45 pm

blitzkrieg wrote:
nick007 wrote:
blitzkrieg wrote:
It's a commercial day to express love to one's romantic partner, I guess?

You can always ignore it.
Christmas is kinda the same except instead of the pressure of only celebrating your romantic partner, you also have pressure to celebrate other family & friends & various people you work with & hate(Christmas office parties come to mind)


True.

Although for some people at least, Christmas has a religious meaning.
The religious meanimg is pointless since Jesus was not actually born on that day but the churches pretend that he was.


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02 Feb 2024, 1:50 pm

nick007 wrote:
blitzkrieg wrote:
nick007 wrote:
blitzkrieg wrote:
It's a commercial day to express love to one's romantic partner, I guess?

You can always ignore it.
Christmas is kinda the same except instead of the pressure of only celebrating your romantic partner, you also have pressure to celebrate other family & friends & various people you work with & hate(Christmas office parties come to mind)


True.

Although for some people at least, Christmas has a religious meaning.
The religious meanimg is pointless since Jesus was not actually born on that day but the churches pretend that he was.


Ah yeah, wasn't it meant to be actually January?

In any case, that's what some people celebrate, right or wrong. :)



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02 Feb 2024, 1:53 pm

I'm not a huge fan of Valentine's Day. The real party is after Valentine's Day, when all the gourmet candy is half off :lol:



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02 Feb 2024, 2:02 pm

MushroomPrincess wrote:
I'm not a huge fan of Valentine's Day. The real party is after Valentine's Day, when all the gourmet candy is half off :lol:


Haha.

Mmm, gourmet candy.

*drools*



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02 Feb 2024, 2:03 pm

I think it's for kids. I don't go in for it myself


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02 Feb 2024, 2:09 pm

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The religious meanimg is pointless since Jesus was not actually born on that day but the churches pretend that he was.


Myths can have many birthdays. :lol:


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02 Feb 2024, 4:01 pm

I'm not into it because I have extreme sensory aversions to both roses and chocolates.

I've always been partial to "Steak and BJ Day" which is in March.

It's Valentine's Day for men.


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02 Feb 2024, 4:22 pm

And I can eat that half price candy as I celebrate Mick Avory's birthday.


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02 Feb 2024, 4:30 pm

I already bought my mom a little gift for Valentine's Day. I'll probably give it to her on my birthday (Feb. 9th), though.

I'm a little worried Valentine's Day might make her a little sad, since my dad died about three years ago and their anniversary was on Valentine's Day. :(