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Easter Eggs? No, Those are "Spring Spheres"

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by overedge, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. MacMadame

    MacMadame Cat Lady-in-Training

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    The funniest thing about this? Eggs aren't spheres; they're ovoids.

    But I suspect it never happened...
     
  2. paskatefan

    paskatefan Well-Known Member

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    The whole thing is ridiculous. PC run amuck!
     
  3. Ozzisk8tr

    Ozzisk8tr Well-Known Member

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    Oviods... Aren't they something to do with the female reproductive system? Oh, my bad I was thinking of peeps. Maybe some skaters can now be described as having an "ovoidy program".
     
  4. Prancer

    Prancer Slave to none, master to all Staff Member

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    :rolleyes: Me, too. If it turns out someone actually said this to the girl, I will actually force myself to eat a Peep in penance for doubting her. And I never eat Peeps. They are revolting.

    I must say, though, that I find it kind of hysterically funny that it's Christians who appear to be the most upset about this. Er......
     
  5. milanessa

    milanessa engaged to dupa

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    I'll tell you what's revolting. The amount of Peeps hate on this board, that's what. :drama:
     
  6. allezfred

    allezfred Master/Mistress of Sneer Staff Member

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    Are Peeps more or less revolting than root beer or chocolate soda?
     
  7. Karina1974

    Karina1974 Well-Known Member

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    Yes, another example of people not knowing (or being deliberately obtuse) about the true roots of the Easter holiday.

    http://www.wicca.com/celtic/akasha/ostara.htm

    Christianity did the same with Yule -> Christmas, BTW.
     
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  8. milanessa

    milanessa engaged to dupa

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    Ha-ha. :(
     
  9. hydro

    hydro Well-Known Member

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    Easter Eggs are in the Bible, right? Didn't Jesus paint one at the Last Supper?
     
  10. Badams

    Badams Well-Known Member

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    Yes! Nothing on this board has been bashed this much since Michael Weiss retired!:drama:
     
  11. danceronice

    danceronice Corgi Wrangler

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    I'm reporting that to retired racehorse/dressage horse Ted the Peep Ho, who posts on Chronicle Forums. (How he types with hooves...) Though I admit, while I like Peeps, my own ex-racehorse finds them a tad puzzling at best.

    And the Christians don't give a crap about some random goddess. Easter falls where it does BECAUSE IT TRACKS WITH PASSOVER. The Last Supper is a seder meal, for heaven's sake, that's why real communion wafers have to be unleavened--Jesus was using unleavened bread. The whole OMG CHRISTIANITY STOLE FROM "PAGANS" (at most, hyper-fancy eggs from psyanky, which date to sun-worship in early Slavic and pre-Slavic tribes) tends to gloss over that especially where Easter's concerned, we just stole from Judaism. What with Jesus begin a Jew and the Crucifixion and Ressurection occuring on one if not the most important Jewish holiday.
     
  12. Satellitegirl

    Satellitegirl New Member

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    Amen, sister.
     
  13. milanessa

    milanessa engaged to dupa

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    :rollin: :rollin: :rollin:
     
  14. Vagabond

    Vagabond Well-Known Member

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  15. michiruwater

    michiruwater Well-Known Member

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    Peeps are disgusting.

    Root beer is awesome.
     
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  16. nlyoung

    nlyoung Active Member

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    :)
     
  17. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member

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  18. ilovesalchows

    ilovesalchows Well-Known Member

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    On his seder plate.