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Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
12/16/2019

Does the coming holiday week fill you with excitement or dread?

56%
Excitement WINNER

10

44%
Dread

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56%
Excitement

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Elizabeth Evans
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Elizabeth Evans

Although cooking is stressful and so are some family members, I love celebrating the birth of Christ and remembering the true meaning of this season.

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Abigail Clugston
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Abigail Clugston

for my daughter first Christmas my wife and i went big not only on gifts but decorations too

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Carolyn Morris
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Carolyn Morris

I Just LOVE Christmas !!! It's Just Magical !!!

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kaycstamper
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kaycstamper

I love holidays and decorate my home accordingly, even if only my dog and I see it. ;)

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Michael Stafford
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Michael Stafford

If by holiday you mean Christmas, I get excited. Question should be worded better. I have never known anyone to celebrate just a holiday, each have have a name and time of year.

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Michael Stafford
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Michael Stafford

WHICH HOLIDAY ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT? CHRISTMAS? NEW YEARS? EASTER? 4TH OF JULY? NATIONAL BEAVER DAY. IF YOU CAN'T SAY THE ABOVE WORDS THAN SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH YOU.

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Haley Charnock
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Haley Charnock

i have a famliy to feed so yea

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Joyce Koch
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Joyce Koch

I like the shopping and baking and family gets together

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Jane
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Jane

Christmas is warm and sweet.

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Carolyn Hess Hammons
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Carolyn Hess Hammons

Christmas Is My Favorite Holiday Of The Entire Year

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44%
Dread

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Heidi Miller
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Heidi Miller

Family issues! All holidays are at my husband's mother's house and our grown children and small grandchildren are all expected to attend. Daughter is not coming. Husband is beyond himself...

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Harley Anderson
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Harley Anderson

I try to limit contact with family to Arraignments, Public hearings and Funerals.

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Natasha Prim
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Natasha Prim

Dread. Did I get all the gifts? Did I do this? Nope don't like em.

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Jenn Repp
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Jenn Repp

While I still have some childlike enthusiasm about the holidays, the stressors of being an adult seems to bring slightly more dread than the childlike enthusiasm.

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Scooter Jones
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Scooter Jones

Just too much hassle.

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Marjorie Long
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Marjorie Long

5 years ago my two youngest grandsons (3 years old and 21 months old) were murdered by their father who went on local news and blamed my daughter. Needless to say not very good memories for this time.

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Virginia Pactwa Witting
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Virginia Pactwa Witting

I think Christmas has become fraught with expectations of perfect gift-giving and decorating, in neither of which I excell. Plus my mom and my first husband passed on at christmastime. Sad memories.

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CASSANDRA JUGEAT
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CASSANDRA JUGEAT

dread, holidays bring me no joy after the incident

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Christina Roca
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Christina Roca

I was raised by a super abusive person who did not believe in Christmas, people give to each other, not Jesus Christ. Christmas is too commercialized and people's expectations have become selfish.

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Cordelia Brasher-Villarreal
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Cordelia Brasher-Villarreal

Living with recent ex boyfriend who doesn't celebrate ANY holiday.

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Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
12 months left

Have you tried any of the “meatless” burgers or other products?

Yes

1

No

3

Yes

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Lisa Gray
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Lisa Gray

I thought it tasted just like meat. I have gastrointestinal issues, so this is a great alternative.

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No

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Lrac Snave
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Lrac Snave

YUCK! "Where's the Beef?" as an old commercial said.

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Bonnie Batten
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Bonnie Batten

I have no desire to try fake meat or milk.

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rover6rover
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rover6rover

Our vegetarian daughter ate some of these once upon a time -- but us, never.

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Do you take public transportation?
Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
11 months left

Do you take public transportation?

Yes

2

No

11

Yes

2 Comments
Ry Kali
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Ry Kali

When I lived in the city, I'd take the bus if I didn't have a car or it was unavailable. I'd do the same in this small town if there were any, but the local gov't doesn't want to put money into it. We need it badly. If you don't have a car or a ride, you are screwed! Espacially, when very hot/cold!

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Robert Davidson
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Robert Davidson

I live in NYC, which has an extensive public transportation system. I do not need a car and using public transportation is better for the environment.

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No

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Phyllis
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Phyllis

I live in the county and no buses available. I drive a car now, but in 3 months will turn 80 and want to stop driving. I will sell my car and pay people to take me to appts and vets etc. I have groceries and pet supplies delivered.

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seaweed349
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seaweed349

There are no buses in the country. If I lived in a big city, maybe I would.

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Shane Hill
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Shane Hill

Because i don't have to.

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Valerie Lantz
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Valerie Lantz

I live in a rural area without public transportation available.

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Theresa Scherf
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Theresa Scherf

It's not an option. I live out in the country ca. 5 miles from town.

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Lori Johnson
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Lori Johnson

Public transportation is not an option where I live.

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rover6rover
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rover6rover

Living in the country it's not an option. Sometimes ride the L in Chicago during family visits and we were on and off the subway in NYC last fall -- the only way to get around!

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linda tansey
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linda tansey

small town no public transportation i live in a senior complex at least i can get a bus they have from a bus service but that is only 2 times a month and i do not have a car

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Bob Pickett
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Bob Pickett

not available in this area

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