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December 26, 2008 Poll Results

How would you assess your holiday spending (on gifts, travel, dinner, etc.) this year?

Spent more than last year 10% 22 votes
Spent about the same as last year 28% 61 votes
Spent less than last year 61% 131 votes
Total: 214 Votes

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

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annarondac
December 26, 2008
8:50 a.m.

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We do not exchange gifts. That's not what Christmas is about, but we're going skiing and thanking God for all the great snow! Swooosh swoosh!

miseno101
December 26, 2008
6:11 p.m.

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We don't go skiing... that's not what Christmas is all about.. humbug! humbug!

countyresident
December 27, 2008
8:34 p.m.

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Christmas has never been about "how much we're spending" - our parents taught us when we were very young the meaning of Christmas. It's not about giving/getting more than your neighbor - it's about how much you can HELP your neighbor, and those less fortunate.

Instead of going "skiing", did you go to Church by any chance - maybe to thank your God for all he has done?

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