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What do non-religious people do on religious holidays?

Well, the title basically sums up my question... On days like Good Friday or Easter Monday, what is one to do when everything everywhere is closed?
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Old 09.04.2009, 22:23
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Re: What do non-religious people do on religious holidays?

Enjoy the sun!!! go up to the mountains, relax...etc.
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Old 09.04.2009, 22:29
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Enjoy the sun!!! go up to the mountains, relax...etc.
Same to you, I will surely do
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Re: What do non-religious people do on religious holidays?

Just another Sunday for me...even when it is Friday or Monday
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Old 09.04.2009, 22:42
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Re: What do non-religious people do on religious holidays?

I just enjoy a long weekend to do with as I see fit.
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Old 09.04.2009, 22:58
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Re: What do non-religious people do on religious holidays?

Spend the day in the garden, planting this years crop. Or get in the car or on a train / bike and explore. Visit friends and family or invite them over for a meal etc - These days, as other have said, are just other "Sundays" - make the most of the long weekends :-)

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Re: What do non-religious people do on religious holidays?

Do something that is an affront to god
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Old 09.04.2009, 23:12
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Do something that is an affront to god
Why not! If your that way inclined. Live and let live.
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Re: What do non-religious people do on religious holidays?

For us "non-religious" types it's a 4 day weekend... thank God..! (ironic but true..)
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For us "non-religious" types it's a 4 day weekend... thank God..! (ironic but true..)

Exactly my sentiments.
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Re: What do non-religious people do on religious holidays?

Well, I'll be hitting every disco in Milan and getting biblical on my liver.
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Re: What do non-religious people do on religious holidays?

Three Sundays in four days...
As the wife and kids are back in Blighty, everyone I know is at their family's places and I'm short of the pretty coloured bits of paper that thing outside the bank gives you, I'm reduced to birdwatching on foot and writing chemistry papers.
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Re: What do non-religious people do on religious holidays?

Are you telling me that nothing is going to be open until next Tuesday? OMG, I was planning on being quite productive on this long weekend and get the husband motivated on the "Honey Dew" list.

Seriously, what will be open do you think?
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Re: What do non-religious people do on religious holidays?

Probably what most religious people do, without the going to church bit.
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Re: What do non-religious people do on religious holidays?

I'll be enjoying my extended weekend without the unnecessary interruptions the religious have to suffer such as mumbling in cold buildings for a few hours.

I think that the shops will be open tomorrow though won't they? Saturday is a normal day I thought.
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Re: What do non-religious people do on religious holidays?

what else...WORK!
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Re: What do non-religious people do on religious holidays?

I'm off to cycle around Lake Neuchatel soon, stopping for lunch and ice cream along the way somewhere

I hope that everyone else is able to get outside today and enjoy this beautiful weather.
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I'm off to cycle around Lake Neuchatel soon, stopping for lunch and ice cream along the way somewhere

I hope that everyone else is able to get outside today and enjoy this beautiful weather.
Stopping for lunch, supper, midnight snack... it is a big lake you know.
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Spend the day in the garden, planting this years crop. Or get in the car or on a train / bike and explore. Visit friends and family or invite them over for a meal etc - These days, as other have said, are just other "Sundays" - make the most of the long weekends :-)

Pat
Last year on Good Friday I was working in my garden. An old guy reported me to the Gemeinde and I got a polite letter reminding me that it forbidden to do any work on this day (in this Gemeinde). What a waste of a day! I wasn't even using any machines - just a spot of painting and weeding.
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Are you telling me that nothing is going to be open until next Tuesday? OMG,

Seriously, what will be open do you think?
Don't worry, on Saturday all shops will be open for business as usual.
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