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Bearcat99
11-25-2004, 06:52 AM
To those who will be observing it today. I hope that in addition to the good grub all of you will have a safe holiday with some quality stick time in there. ~!S!~

Mjollnir111675
11-25-2004, 06:55 AM
Thanks Bearcat!! And same to you!!

But I still think that the turkey is a lil too uber!!! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif


But yes Happy Turkey day to all!!!

Bearcat99
11-25-2004, 07:05 AM
Lol..... and the Ham is way overmodeled...

JorBR
11-25-2004, 07:07 AM
Sorry for my ignorance, but is thanksgiving a US holiday or is it celebrated in other countries?

Jetenginedr
11-25-2004, 07:18 AM
celebrated in other countries also

Canada celebrates it...not sure what others though.

Happy T-day everyone

http://www.cvcycles.com/jetfixer/turkey.jpg

Mjollnir111675
11-25-2004, 07:23 AM
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Great pic Jetengine!!!!

Udidtoo
11-25-2004, 07:33 AM
A warm and well fed holiday back at ya Bearcat. S'

Diablo310th
11-25-2004, 07:47 AM
Happy Thanksgiving. God Bless and keep everyone safe during the holidays. Gobble Gobble Gobble

DuxCorvan
11-25-2004, 08:28 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Jetenginedr:
celebrated in other countries also

Canada celebrates it...not sure what others though.
<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Why should other countries celebrate it? It's a North American celebration: there was only one Mayflower, and only the Mayflower's pilgrim fathers arrived to North America to share the turkey of the natives. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif

It's a national feast in USA and Canada, so having T-day celebrated in Italy, for instance, would be nonsense, it would be almost surreal. Like celebrating 4th of July in Burkina Faso. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-tongue.gif

It's incredible that I, who live in a country where Thanksgiving Day is completely unknown, know it just by seeing so many American movies on the topic, and still there are people who celebrate it and don't know why. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

BTW, have a happy Thanksgiving Day, my North American mates!

GT182
11-25-2004, 08:36 AM
Happy Thanksgiving all!

BTW Jetenginedr, that's one great picture and one heck of a smart turkey. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif Wait till someone tries to turn him on. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif

I think the turkey FM's are way over modeled tho. LOL

Snootles
11-25-2004, 08:51 AM
According to the Reichsluftfartministeriumbundeswehrachtengebenkuch en, the Cranberry Sauce did not enter service until March 1945. Why such an obviously "fantasy plane" should be in the game is beyond me...

heywooood
11-25-2004, 09:23 AM
Happy Thanksgiving to all and my hope for a peaceful resolution in the Ukraine as soon as possible...

Also to our armed forces wherever they are today...may they soon return home safely to their families and friends.

Jetenginedr
11-25-2004, 09:26 AM
Read this:

http://www.milligan.edu/stampede/Editions/Volume%2068%20(2003-2004)/Internet%206/v68i6a7.htm

humm..weird...well copy and paste it anyway. I would fix it but I am exercising my stomach for the upcoming feast...lol

DuxCorvan
11-25-2004, 10:47 AM
Mmmm, interesting, although I didn't say that no other countries have a similar feast.

I said that only in North America there's a Thanksgiving Day on November 25th with the turkey, the mashed maroons and so... because this celebration is in fact based in North American historical matters.

One other thing is a feast to celebrate the harvest. There's one not only in every country, but also in any little village or town in the world which lives on agriculture.

The fact that Germany is adopting the turkey and other American uses to make a celebration is not a proof.

We the Spanish also started celebrating Halloween recently, when in our culture the night before All-saints day have always been a mournful and quiet religious feast, and we have also incorporated Christmas Tree and Santa Claus, instead of the traditional Bethlehem figures and Three Wise Men feast of Epiphany -for the presents. It's just a sample on how American mass-media is slowly swallowing all Western World traditions to create a modern Western homogeneous culture.

But I had to work today. And I ate macaroni and tomato sauce. You see, no Thanksgiving Day here.

And I missed it! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

WE_STAND_ALONE
11-25-2004, 11:25 AM
okay..now I am officially hungry!!lol

AlmightyTallest
11-25-2004, 11:40 AM
Thanks for the wishes guys, I hope everyone else that celebrates Thanksgiving has a great one!!

LMAO! Reichsluftfartministeriumbundeswehrachtengebenkuch en, I think they also decided that the stuffing was introduced into service 6 hours before the end of the dinner! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

crazyivan1970
11-25-2004, 12:27 PM
Here here! It`s turkey eating time http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Slick750
11-25-2004, 07:22 PM
Happy thanksgiving, here in Canada we celebrate it the first monday of october...probably because winter hits a little earlier (no snow here yet tough). http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif