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Message 219005 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 2:49:56 UTC
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No matter if we practise a religion or not, and in case of practising, which religion it is, one thing is indisputable, the astronomical phenomenon Solstice is happening today!

Today, December 21, 2005 at 18:35 UTC it's Solstice Time, Winter Solstice for the Northern Hemisphere and Summer Solstice for the Southern Hemisphere. It's the longest night and the longest day, depending on which Hemisphere, you are living on.

So time to celebrate the midwinter and midsommer. And where I live, we celebrate the coming of the light!

So Happy Solstice to everybody!



Read more about why we have solstices and equinox': http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solstice


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Message 219028 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 3:19:58 UTC

I knew there was something weird about today.
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Message 219030 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 3:23:08 UTC - in response to Message 219005.  

So Happy Solstice to everybody!
Same to you, Fuzzy! Now let's slaughter Slidrugtanni (again) and have some Mjoed on the table! :o)

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Message 219033 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 3:29:05 UTC - in response to Message 219030.  
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Same to you, Fuzzy! Now let's slaughter Slidrugtanni (again) and have some Mjoed on the table! :o)



Ohhh YEAHHHHH!!!!

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Message 219034 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 3:34:00 UTC

Blessed be
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Message 219087 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 5:12:50 UTC
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21st December 2005 - 1835 GMT


Same to you, Fuzzy! Now let's slaughter Slidrugtanni (again) and have some Mjoed on the table! :o)

You scando types chewing on reindeer again?


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Message 219094 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 5:23:20 UTC - in response to Message 219087.  

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Message 219100 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 5:31:23 UTC - in response to Message 219087.  
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You scando types chewing on reindeer again?
Sliddy is not a reindeer. He's a pig. And a very special pig: in northern mythology, Slidrugtanni was a pig they had in Valhalla. Every night(?) they slaughtered, grilled and feasted on him, and every morning he got alive again. If I remember correct, it was a gift from the gods to the brave warriors who came to Valhalla. They also had mjoed mugs which refilled automaticly.

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Message 219115 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 6:05:09 UTC - in response to Message 219100.  

You scando types chewing on reindeer again?
Sliddy is not a reindeer. He's a pig. And a very special pig: in northern mythology, Slidrugtanni was a pig they had in Valhalla. Every night(?) they slaughtered, grilled and feasted on him, and every morning he got alive again. If I remember correct, it was a gift from the gods to the brave warriors who came to Valhalla. They also had mjoed mugs which refilled automaticly.



Yes, and they had a problem when Loke(?) broke one of it's bones, so the leg couldn't grow out again! Or how was it??? Do tell! :-D


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Message 219116 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 6:05:09 UTC - in response to Message 219094.  

"Image hosted by Tripod"

Doggie and his *courippoffgh* pics.

As if you've never been a bandwidth bandit. The fix is in.

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Message 219118 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 6:08:02 UTC - in response to Message 219100.  
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You scando types chewing on reindeer again?
Sliddy is not a reindeer. He's a pig. And a very special pig: in northern mythology, Slidrugtanni was a pig they had in Valhalla. Every night(?) they slaughtered, grilled and feasted on him, and every morning he got alive again. If I remember correct, it was a gift from the gods to the brave warriors who came to Valhalla. They also had mjoed mugs which refilled automaticly.



Sounds like good ol'timey religion to me, why not...as good as any myth, at least everyone is having a good time.

Did they have the 72 virgin thing in Valhalla as well? Cancel that, they couldn't find that many virgins in all of Scandanavia!

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Message 219119 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 6:08:44 UTC - in response to Message 219116.  

"Image hosted by Tripod"
Doggie and his *courippoffgh* pics.

As if you've never been a bandwidth bandit.

As the first person to post a TCP you taught me well.
The fix is in.

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Message 219120 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 6:10:17 UTC - in response to Message 219115.  

If they had a problem, it was almost certainly Loke behind it, but I don't remember how the story went... I have to look it up first in Heimskringla. (After xmas I think - too much to do before that!) :o)

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Message 219122 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 6:12:41 UTC - in response to Message 219087.  



21st December 2005 - 1835 GMT



Uh oh!!! Somebody (like the paragons of virtue here) may report that one as offensive! :-O


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Message 219125 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 6:15:23 UTC - in response to Message 219118.  


Did they have the 72 virgin thing in Valhalla as well? Cancel that, they couldn't find that many virgins in all of Scandanavia!





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Message 219126 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 6:17:53 UTC

Uh oh!!! Somebody (like the paragons of virtue here) may report that one as offensive! :-O


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Message 219127 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 6:18:21 UTC - in response to Message 219118.  
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Did they have the 72 virgin thing in Valhalla as well? Cancel that, they couldn't find that many virgins in all of Scandanavia!
Maybe their virginity grew out in the morning? LOL
No, we had to "import" virgins from the continent.
Every chief with respect for himself had at least one Frille (lover, slave) - in addition to his wife.

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Message 219131 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 6:26:19 UTC - in response to Message 219127.  

Did they have the 72 virgin thing in Valhalla as well? Cancel that, they couldn't find that many virgins in all of Scandanavia!
Maybe their virginity grew out in the morning? LOL
No, we had to "import" virgins from the continent.
Every chief with respect for himself had at least one Frille (lover, slave) - in addition to his wife.


Ah, the good ol'days...rape, pilliging, burning churches...must have been exciting times.

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Message 219137 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 6:31:54 UTC - in response to Message 219131.  

Yeah... sorry to say I'm born about 1,200 years too late for that...

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Message 219167 - Posted: 21 Dec 2005, 9:40:21 UTC - in response to Message 219137.  
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Yeah... sorry to say I'm born about 1,200 years too late for that...


I've heard that the church burning tradition still was very much alive in there during the 90's.
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