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Happy Mardi Gras everyone!

So tomorrow is the start of Lent. Is anyone giving up anything for Lent?

I'm not. hehehe
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From:reb2
Date:February 28th, 2006 07:06 pm (UTC)
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Giving up? what's that ;)
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From:brchase
Date:February 28th, 2006 07:14 pm (UTC)
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Some Christians (usually Catholics) give up something like eating meat or sex. Just a form of sacrifice until Easter.

It's just that last week, I was dining with jeffdintexas, jstdrawnthatway, and droxnar711.
droxnar711 was wondering what he'll give up for Lent.

Me? I'm a non-practicing Catholic so I don't do those stuff.
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From:arisbranwin
Date:February 28th, 2006 07:47 pm (UTC)
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Well for the past 8 years I gave up sex. ::shrugs::

Not really sure what to give up now.. I mean I pretty much lost everything. Maybe give up sex again???
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From:bearpawly
Date:February 28th, 2006 08:49 pm (UTC)
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I'm giving up Lent.
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From:fzks_cub
Date:February 28th, 2006 09:50 pm (UTC)
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Damnit, I was gonna say that! ;p
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From:arisbranwin
Date:February 28th, 2006 10:13 pm (UTC)
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You cant give up lent for lent.. that'd mean you do lent ALL YEAR ROUND. Give up something you kinda do but dont do. I know people who swore off Madonna for 40 days. That or bad pornos..
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From:brchase
Date:March 1st, 2006 02:31 am (UTC)
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Are you gonna be on vacation?
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From:wooferstl
Date:March 1st, 2006 06:14 pm (UTC)
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As a recovering catholic and atheist, i can do all the "fun" rituals (Mardi Gras, Xmas, Easter) and call it "ironic" and not have to do any of the "unfun" things like giving up stuff, sitting through boring services or having to run around with a dirty forehead. i used to HATE that as a kid...YUCK!!
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From:brchase
Date:March 1st, 2006 06:31 pm (UTC)
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Yeah. I hear ya.
I remember all those "no meat" days.

The fun stuff is always good. :-)
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From:jstdrawnthatway
Date:March 1st, 2006 08:06 pm (UTC)
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Being the Big'Ol Pagan that I am I guess don't quite get Lint. I mean, come on. My dryer produces tons of the stuff. I can't wash a single thing (t-shirt, towel, small kitten) without getting a hand full of the stuff. You could knit a small Yak with all the Lint that that machine produces. So I'm supposed to give up something in honor of this stuff? So why don't dust bunnies get a religious holiday? Why don't we give up anything for "dishes with water spots"? I don't get it...

[Having an Emily La Tella moment...]

Oh! LENT!

Never mind.
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From:brchase
Date:March 1st, 2006 11:27 pm (UTC)
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LOL hehehe
I bet you get some on your belly button. :-)
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