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to think that the end of July is way to early to advertise

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2shoes Wed 30-Jul-08 22:30:10

I passed a pub today with a board up saying
"not long to go, christmas menus avalable"

ffs I haven't even had my summer holiday yet.
Add in the threads on here. it is mad I tell you. everyone is wishing their lives away.

cheesesarnie Wed 30-Jul-08 22:31:12


zippitippitoes Wed 30-Jul-08 22:31:31

i agree how do people know what they are going to be doing in their lives so far aheadf

fishie Wed 30-Jul-08 22:31:57

you are late. i ordered xmas cards last month (for people to buy)

wheresthehamster Wed 30-Jul-08 22:32:35

Our charity shop (Age Concern) has been told to make sure they have their christmas cards displayed by 1st August or feel the wrath from Head Office hmm

zippitippitoes Wed 30-Jul-08 22:32:52

fishie thanks to you i have a job interview

fishie Wed 30-Jul-08 22:33:38

what with spiky shoes and all? how is this?

zippitippitoes Wed 30-Jul-08 22:34:22

it was on that link you posted so i applied

PillockOfTheCommunity Wed 30-Jul-08 22:36:52

We had to confirm our attendance at our work christmas do in June. I replied to the email saying I couldn't plan a week ahead so no way could I say yes to something in December!

giraffescantdancethetango Wed 30-Jul-08 22:46:26

bluuuurgh its too early

suedonim Wed 30-Jul-08 23:38:31

Some of us have to plan Xmas months in advance. grin Because I mostly live in Nigeria I need to start organising things now eg take cards back to Nigeria with me in Sept. I've even started on present buying! <<dodges rotten eggs>> grin

MKG Wed 30-Jul-08 23:41:34

Don't worry at work we got our winter jackets in.

reallyfatcow Thu 31-Jul-08 01:58:53

my daughter has just had birthday and already writing xmas list!!!!!, ban it until november pleeeeease!!!!!

twentypence Thu 31-Jul-08 02:04:50

I buy Christmas sheet music now, and book a room for my Christmas Concert, buy presents in the sale and then forget all about Christmas until Oct. which sadly for some of my students is when they need to start a Christmas piece to have it ready for the end of the Christmas term.

But apart from work, I try to leave it all until December.

naturalblonde Thu 31-Jul-08 09:50:12

I've had family members asking what we're doing for Xmas this year. (This was a couple of months ago). I can't plan more than a week ahead either, plus I'm pregnant and due in September so really have no idea. I've told everyone a decision will be made after baby arrives.

stealthsquiggle Thu 31-Jul-08 09:54:38

I have seen loads of pubs, etc advertising.

Drives me nuts - in part, TBH, because I sort of wish my life was that organised [sigh] - but I have a total of 12 family birthdays (most of which I have to make cakes for) to get through before I think about Christmas.

Unfortunately the last of them is on 22/12, which doesn't leave me much thinking time grin

nettie Thu 31-Jul-08 09:57:09

Always buy my christmas cards on holiday in RNLI shop grin

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