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Old 08-15-2008, 02:52 PM
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have you ever been carolling?

Just wondered if any of you go carolling? Or use to when you were kids? Any funny stories?
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Yes, it was done as a neighbourhood thing when I was a kid (1970's) There would be quite a large group of us, both adults and children, someone had a guitar and we'd go round the houses (snow falling, of course) and we kids would take it in turns to go to the doors with the collecting tin. It always seemed late at night but I guess we finished about 9pm and then we all ended up at someone's house for doughnuts and hot chocolate.

It's a really great memory I have of Christmas when I was little

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I also did this a kid and loved it!! Good memories =)
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Yeah, but I had to quit after that last time when I woke up the next morning in somebody's front yard in a snow bank, ducted taped to a lawn chair, wearing somebody else’s clothes.
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When i was a kid used to go with my family every year with our church choir.
I actually miss it.
No one seems to do it up here in Virginia.
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I used to do it with our school when I was a child as well. It always give me great pleasure to do it/
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Yes I used to go carolling with my friends. Being neighbours we used to meet when it was getting dark and we used to have some smashing moments, except when someone's dog used to decide that he dosen't want to hear any carols and stars barking like mad.
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