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Sweetest Day is Saturday, October 19

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Cupid, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. Cupid

    Cupid Well-Known Member

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    Do you and your sweetie have plans? I'm still waiting ...
     
  2. PeterG

    PeterG Well-Known Member

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    October 19th is not my birthday. And I'm single.

    :confused:
     
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  3. LilJen

    LilJen Reaching out with my hand sensitively

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    Oh, fooey. Sweetest Day is the most made-up holiday ever.

    I'm just trying to decide what to do for my & dh's 19th anniversary next Tuesday. 19 is so random (and a prime number!!).
     
  4. Skittl1321

    Skittl1321 Well-Known Member

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    We don't celebrate Sweetest Day. We don't even celebrate Valentine's Day, and that is slightly less fake.
     
  5. Rob

    Rob Beach Bum

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    Sweetest Day? Puhlease.
     
  6. PeterG

    PeterG Well-Known Member

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    Wikipedia entry

    I don't know any orphans myself.
     
  7. RFOS

    RFOS Well-Known Member

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    I've never even heard of it.
     
  8. DAngel

    DAngel Well-Known Member

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    This is the first time I've heard of this :confused:
     
  9. PeterG

    PeterG Well-Known Member

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    Apparently I'm not the only sourpuss. :p
     
  10. Rob

    Rob Beach Bum

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    I could get behind a Saltiest Day.
     
  11. Prancer

    Prancer Slave to none, master to all Staff Member

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    I'm an orphan.

    And yes, I usually get candy on Sweetest Day, too.
     
  12. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Hates both vegemite and peanut butter

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    Just another day to try and make single people feel weird and outcasted from society.
     
  13. halffull

    halffull Life is a beautiful thing

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    Count me in as one who's never heard of this day.
     
  14. PeterG

    PeterG Well-Known Member

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    Outcasted support group. Saturday, October 19. My place. Bring your favourite dessert.
     
  15. spikydurian

    spikydurian Well-Known Member

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    I think dentists would love to have more 'sweetest days'. Bad for teeth good for business.:p
    Nope, first time I heard about such a Day.

    In all fairness, there should be a Sour-est Day and Spicy-est Day too.
     
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  16. RFOS

    RFOS Well-Known Member

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    And bitterest day and umamiest day?
     
  17. Rob

    Rob Beach Bum

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    Actually, Chocolate Day and Potato Chip Day would work for me.
     
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  18. PeterG

    PeterG Well-Known Member

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    And for dessert?
     
  19. gkelly

    gkelly Well-Known Member

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    Why a support group? Why not a celebration day?

    International Singles Day. Loner Pride Day.

    Come on, help me come up with a better title.
     
  20. halffull

    halffull Life is a beautiful thing

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    Happy to be single day

    (not that I am single but if something happened to Mr halffull I can't imagine I'd look for another).
     
  21. OliviaPug

    OliviaPug Well-Known Member

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    TGIS?

    O-
     
  22. Simone411

    Simone411 FSU Uber fan

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  23. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Hates both vegemite and peanut butter

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    "I am single so you won't find me posting snide sarcastic comments on facebook about the other person in my life" day.

    A title inspired by my sister.
     
  24. RFOS

    RFOS Well-Known Member

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    But you will post snide sarcastic comments about people who post snide sarcastic comments about the other people in their lives? ;)
     
  25. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Hates both vegemite and peanut butter

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    I only post where those people who my snide sarcastic comments are about would never read them.
     
  26. RFOS

    RFOS Well-Known Member

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    What kinds of snide sarcastic comments from people in relationships have you read? I guess I have a hard time believing people would post things that were intended to be hurtful toward single people (especially on Facebook if they had single friends), so I'm curious. I can see how it would get annoying to read dozens of lovey-dovey statuses from people in relationships if you're not in one (and especially if you want to be), but I've never encountered anyone posting anything that I thought was anything other than celebrating and being grateful for what they have, so my happiness for friends being happy outweighs the slight annoyance at not having ever experienced that kind of relationship.
     
  27. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Hates both vegemite and peanut butter

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    My sister writes less than flattering stuff all the time about her husband. And her kids as well. One moment saying how much they annoy her and the next moment that she loves them very much. She thinks she is being funny. But it really isn't very nice.
     
  28. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa discriminating and persnickety ballet aficionado

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    Every day is a chocolate day.
     
  29. RFOS

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    Oh OK, I guess I misunderstood what you meant. But people don't need to be in a romantic relationship to make those kinds of comments about other people.