Wednesday, December 20, 2006

TT # 22

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Thirteen Reasons Why A Christmas Story Is MUCH Better Than Its A Wonderful Life


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The Pink Bunny Costume.

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The Leg Lamp

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Oh FUDGE!!!!!!!

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It's Stuck!

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You'll shoot your eye out, kid. Ho. Ho. HO.

6. Now you can take a vacation to the house. It's like a pilgrimage.

7. Randy eats like my kids.

8. We would all like to beat the sh** out of the local bully, and you don't get to see anything like that in It's A Wonderful Life (all right ... Ace just told me that George Bailey does get punched out in a bar ... not the same thing, though.)

9. 24 hour marathon on TBS keeps us company while we wrap presents. It really has become a Christmas tradition for us.

10. Jingle Berls on a one horsey open sleigh.

11. Randy in his snow suit. "Come on, guys... wait up." A popped tick. Priceless.

12. Sums abitches. Bumpises. Our favorite phrase around here. But not around the kids, of course.

13. Deck the Harls with boughs of Horr-ee .. Fa ra ra ra ra...ra ra ra ra.





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30 Comments:

Blogger Lindsay said...

I am laughing already! I am so ready for it to come on TV so I can get my yearly fix!
mines up

10:21 PM  
Blogger Rashenbo said...

YES!!!! I do not like it's a wonderful life!! My husband was telling me about the guy who bought the house the Christmas Story was filmed in... he's putting it back to it's "original" form and charging admission! :)

I love your list... thank you for sharing and for visiting my blog.

Happy TT!

10:29 PM  
Anonymous kristarella said...

Sadly I have no idea what you're talking about :)

11:13 PM  
Anonymous Chickadee said...

A Christmas Story rocks! I also liked the way the dad pronounced fragile that was stamped on the box when the leg lamp arrived. FRA-GEE-LEY.

It's french! LOL.

My 13 are up.

11:26 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

my dh never tires of this movie.
my tt is up.

12:14 AM  
Blogger elementaryhistoryteacher said...

I haven't seen the Christmas Story yet this year. I missed it the other night. I'm going to have to catch it when it comes around again. The bunny costume is great!

12:29 AM  
Blogger Janean said...

You always make me laugh! Thanks for the smiles.
My fav movie for the holiday is actually White Christmas, but I'm big into musicals.

12:35 AM  
Blogger Janean said...

You always make me laugh! Thanks for the smiles.
My fav movie for the holiday is actually White Christmas, but I'm big into musicals.

12:35 AM  
Blogger Skittles said...

Great post!!!! Love that movie :)

Happy TT and thx for dropping by mine.

3:23 AM  
Anonymous local girl said...

This is my sister's absolute favorite holiday movie. I love it when his tongue gets stuck to the pole! LOL!

5:00 AM  
Blogger Duchess said...

I had forgotten about alot of these lines. Thanks for the moring laugh.

Happy TT

5:44 AM  
Blogger Knitting Maniac said...

Sadly to say, I, too, put my tongue on the monkey bars in the first grade. I was brought to the front of the class to teach the other kids a "lesson" about listening to your friends. It was a very demeaning day, to say the least.

And Chickadee.... i TOTALLY woke up think about that SAME line, wishing I had included it! LOL!

6:08 AM  
Blogger Mamacita Tina said...

Love it, love it, love it! Laughing hysterically. Can't wait to watch that movie again! (Still love the other one too, sorry.)

6:47 AM  
Blogger The "Mind" said...

*high five* I seriously love this movie and could watch it over and over again. I never do, Pman can't handle that, but I could.

This is a total kick butt TT! I sent my mom the link for the house museum, you know, just in case she wanted to go and take pictures for me. LOL!

Oh, and I bought her leg lamp mini lights a couple years back for Christmas. She's going to hang them on the awning of their RV.

7:11 AM  
Anonymous Robin said...

Ok, Matt did not comment on this blog..don't get excited!!
Love love love this movie..forgot to mention it on my list today!

7:17 AM  
Blogger Knitting Maniac said...

DUDE! I didn't know they have leg lamp LIGHTS!!! I SOOO need to get a mini tree and decorate it in Christmas Story stuff.... a red ryder bb gun, the lights, and other things I can't think of. Oh ... a bar of Lifebuoy. Isn't that the one his mother put in his mouth?

7:46 AM  
Blogger Carmen said...

My sister LOVES this movie. It's ok to me, but my favorite is Miracle on 34th street :)

7:55 AM  
Anonymous Jacque said...

Love your list!!! I totally agree much better than It's a Wonderful Life. I love every part of it. I love that they eat meatloaf everynight,the turkey "You'll get worms...it's not done cooking!"....FRA-GEE-LAY!!! The 7 yr old son LOVES it as well. I told him he can't sing, "Deck the halls with bows of hor-ee." in public and remind him that "smart ass" is not something we say. A Christmas Story theme tree would be awesome!!!

8:50 AM  
Blogger Christina_the_wench said...

I never seen It's a Wonderful Life. Am I like the only one in the world who hasn't? *looks around*

9:02 AM  
Blogger Chelle said...

This is one of our family's favorite holiday movies. It will be running all day Christmas and we will probably watch it at least four times.

10:45 AM  
Blogger The Shrone said...

Both movies have their merits, but I'd have to agree that A Christmas Story is better.

12:35 PM  
Blogger Christine said...

I'm already laughing. I love watching it while wrapping presents too, makes wrapping faster and funner!!

12:37 PM  
Blogger Zeus said...

We always watch A Christmas Story during the holidays! I also enjoy the "triple dog dare" scene. Every time I see it, I always think privately that I have to try that. In the end, I think I'm too chicken!

Happy Thursday to you!

12:59 PM  
Blogger ms-teacher said...

Wonderful TT!! and, you are absolutely right!

1:00 PM  
Anonymous Jenn said...

I got this on DVD a couple of years back and watch it even when it isn't Christmas, love, love, love it!

I want to order one of those lamps for my dad!

1:29 PM  
Anonymous Sophisticated Writer said...

So funny. Thanks for dropping by.

2:04 PM  
Anonymous Janet said...

My favorite holiday movie is Scrooged :-)

3:31 PM  
Anonymous maggie said...

I LOVE that movie. You know on TBS I think Christmas day all day is A Christmas Story.

Great TT.

6:43 PM  
Blogger jedimerc said...

So much good stuff in that movie... I was ah, less holidayish in my Thursday Thirteen... more um, nerdish :)

6:53 PM  
Anonymous Tonya said...

I (very quietly) sang "Fa ra ra ra ra" when we were eating at the local Chinese restaurant the other night. I'm bad, I know it.

8:21 PM  

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