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Favorite Christmas movie

Postby frankiewhalen » Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:54 am

Die Hard.

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Re: Favorite Christmas movie

Postby Cadfael » Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:20 am

Santa's Slay.

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Re: Favorite Christmas movie

Postby Beaver » Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:40 pm

Ugh, too violent for the Holidays. I enjoy the classics: It's a Wonderful Life, A Christmas Carol.

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Re: Favorite Christmas movie

Postby Bwis53 » Sat Dec 22, 2018 4:27 pm

I'm debating between Home Alone or just watching Young Frankenstein. I want a guaranteed laugh.

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Re: Favorite Christmas movie

Postby Cadfael » Sat Dec 22, 2018 5:54 pm

Oh, when I want a laugh for Christmas my go to movie is Christmas Story.

Santa's Slay is just my favorite Christmas movie. But then I've got a thing for Canadian dark comedies and professional wrestlers in Norse-themed Santa suits.

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Re: Favorite Christmas movie

Postby gargantua » Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:04 pm

I think I gotta go with Home Alone as well.

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Re: Favorite Christmas movie

Postby gozer » Sun Dec 23, 2018 2:05 pm

more to come*

Top Ten Christmas Movies in Times Square
22.xii.1987
10. Hot Buttered Elves
9. Santa's Magic Lap
8. Babes in Boyland
7. Crisco Kringle
6. Yes, Yes, Oh God Yes, Virginia
5. Ninja Reindeer Killfest '88
4. Not-So-Tiny Tim
3. Santa Goes Round-The-World
2. The Nutcracker Swede
1. I'm Not Rudolph; That's Not My Nose


Top Ten Christmas Movies In Times Square
23.xii.1993

10. The Stocking Stuffer
9. Prancer and Dancer Meet Lancer
8. Live On Stage! Bob Cratchitt and Mrs. Cratchitt Doing It!
7. The Night the Grinch Stole a Guy's Wallet on the D Train
6. Up Santa's Chimney
(Santa was sitting in the audience, and after Dave read this one, Santa
yelled, "Screw you, Letterman!" and left the theater)
5. Miracle on 69th Street
4. Frosty the Butt Man
3. Rotating Pies
(Dave had clips of a rotating pie display from a diner playing all evening)
2. The Nutcrackers
1. That Ain't Egg Nog!



http://www.mudslide.net/TopTen/lswd1993.html#nov25en

Thanksgiving Movies In Times Square[/b]
25.xi.1993
10. "Turkey Sluts"
9. "The Pantsless Pilgrim"
8. "Debbie Does the Old Plymouth Colony"
7. "Jurassic Pork"
6. "Eat This"
5. "Candy and Her Yams"
4. "The Master Baster"
3. "Three Men and a Drumstick"
2. "Stuffing Miss Daisy"
1. "Butterballs"


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Re: Favorite Christmas movie

Postby gozer » Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:49 am

http://www.mudslide.net/TopTen/lnwd1987.html

December 15, 1987

Gary Hart's Top 10 Christmas Wishes


10. Newspapers latch onto photos of Michael Dukakis and bearded lady.
9. Jesse Jackson suddenly loses his ability to rhyme.
8. People start referring to sleazy womanizing as "Kennedyesque."
7. George Bush gets irresistible urge to fondle Jean Kirkpatrick at press
conference.
6. Complete set of yearbooks from the Barbizon School of Modeling.
5. To be played by Lorenzo Lamas in Donna Rice's made-for-TV movie.
4. Miss September consents to be his running mate.
3. Snow for a white Christmas.
2. So much snow that his secretary can't get her car out of the driveway
and has to spend the night.
1. The Landers sisters and a case of malt liquor.






December 21, 1987

Top 10 Least-Known Norman Rockwell Paintings


10. "A Boy's First Manicure"
9. "The Old Hobo's Infected Foot"
8. "The Circus Geek and the Cub Scout"
7. "Caught Touching Himself"
6. "Sniper in the Mall"
5. "Sweetheart of the Cell-Block"
4. "Christmas at the Hair Club for Men"
3. "Andrew Wyeth Nails Helga"
2. "Bad Clams"
1. "Turn Your Head and Cough"






December 22, 1987

Top 10 Elf Pick-Up Lines


10. "I'm down here."
9. "Just because I've got bells on my shoes doesn't mean I'm a sissy."
8. "I was once a lawn ornament for Jon Bon Jovi."
7. "I can get you off the naughty list."
6. "I have certain needs that can't be satisfied by working on toys."
5. "I'm a magical being. Take off your bra."
4. "No, no. I don't bake cookies. You're thinking of those dorks over at
Keebler."
3. "I get a thimbleful of tequila in me and I turn into a wild man."
2. "You'd look great in a Raggedy Ann wig."
1. "I can eat my weight in cocktail wieners."






December 23, 1987

Top 10 Way Circus People Celebrate Christmas


10. Geek says grace; bites head off turkey
9. Clowns dress like wise men and pile into tiny car
8. Bust into lost and found; try on hats
7. Warm slices of bologna on boiler of steam calliope
6. Get elephants to stomp open brazil nuts
5. Get drunk and take a swing at the ringmaster
4. Bake a pan of gingerbread pinheads
3. Put on Andy Williams records; have midgets waltz with monkeys
2. Tell really mean insulting jokes about Democratic presidential candidates
1. Walk down to the highway; throw bottles at police cars

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Re: Favorite Christmas movie

Postby gozer » Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:54 am

http://www.mudslide.net/TopTen/lnwd1988.html#December22

December, 1986)

Top 10 Unsafe Toys for Christmas



10. Junior Electrician Outlet Patrol
9. Hasbro's Slippery Steps
8. Black & Decker Silly Driller
7. Roof Ranger Paratrooper Outfit
6. Remco's Pocket Hive
5. Traffic Tag
4. Will It Burn? From Parker Brothers
3. Chimney Explorer
2. My First Ferret Farm
1. Ooh -- You're Blue! The Hold-Your-Breath Game


Top 10 Christmas Movies Playing in the Times Square Area - December 13, 1988

10. Hot Buttered Elves
9. Santa'sMagic Lap
8. Babes in Boyland
7. Crisco Kringle
6. Yes, Yes, Oh God Yes, Virginia
5. Ninja Reindeer Killfest '88
4. Not-So-Tiny Tim
3. Santa Goes Round-the-World
2. The Nutcracker Swede
1. I'm Not Rudolph; That's Not My Nose






December 15, 1988

Top 10 Campaign Promises George Bush Is Sorry He Made


10. To use Star Wars satellites to give everybody free HBO.
9. To bite head off rat at first press conference.
8. Bomb France back to the Stone Age.
7. To get to the bottom of this whole Bigfoot thing.
6. Appease tobacco lobby by always having picture taken with cigarette in mouth.
5. To deflower Brooke Shields on board the Space Shuttle Atlantis.
4. To dispose of radioactive waste through the home shopping Network.
3. At summit with Soviets, to try "pull my finger" trick on Gorbachev.
2. To bring more lightweight pretty-boys into the executive branch.
1. To reveal during inaugural address the whereabouts of Elvis.






December 21, 1988

Top 10 Least Popular Christmas Gifts


10. Andre-the-Giant Champagne
9. Hickory Farms Smoked Gristle Assortment
8. Phil Donahue's "A Boy's First Dress"
7. An hour of free advertising on CBS
6. The Jimmy Swaggart Pop-up Book
5. Angry-Live-Bird-in-a-Bag from Hartz Mountain
4. Dan Rather Lather Skin Bracer for Men
3. The Living Weasel Wallet
2. Al Sharpton Hairstyling Spackle
1. Isotoner Diapers






December 22, 1988

Top 10 Circus Family Holiday Traditions


10. Grandpa Geek leads family in prayer -- then bites head off live turkey.
9. Put star on top of pinhead.
8. Get elephant to sit on Fotomat booth.
7. Count off 12 days of Christmas -- 1 day per finger.
6. Graft red rubber ball onto goat's nose: charge saps 5 bucks to see "Rudolph."
5. Carols sung in harmony by two-headed boy.
4. Extend turkey stuffing with sawdust.
3. Let Monkey Boy wear festive green diaper.
2. Sit-down dinner of corn dogs, cotton candy, and pink lemonade.
1. Get liquored up, go to town, scare decent folk.





December 23, 1988

Top 10 Elf Fears


10. Contracting Lyme disease from showering with reindeer.
9. The end of somebody's tiny little hammer will fly off and crack a skull open.
8. Massive layoffs from impending Santa-Keebler merger.
7. Getting stranded after dark in a pixie neighborhood.
6. They'll die and go to hell.
5. First elf president will probably not come in their lifetime.
4. Low blood pressure will make it difficult to maintain curled toes.
3. Something happens to Bush.
2. Santa will replace them with really smart Oriental kids.
1. Bell rash.

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Re: Favorite Christmas movie

Postby gozer » Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:58 am

http://www.mudslide.net/TopTen/lnwd1988.html

December, 1986)

Top 10 Unsafe Toys for Christmas



10. Junior Electrician Outlet Patrol
9. Hasbro's Slippery Steps
8. Black & Decker Silly Driller
7. Roof Ranger Paratrooper Outfit
6. Remco's Pocket Hive
5. Traffic Tag
4. Will It Burn? From Parker Brothers
3. Chimney Explorer
2. My First Ferret Farm
1. Ooh -- You're Blue! The Hold-Your-Breath Game


Top 10 Christmas Movies Playing in the Times Square Area - December 13, 1988

10. Hot Buttered Elves
9. Santa'sMagic Lap
8. Babes in Boyland
7. Crisco Kringle
6. Yes, Yes, Oh God Yes, Virginia
5. Ninja Reindeer Killfest '88
4. Not-So-Tiny Tim
3. Santa Goes Round-the-World
2. The Nutcracker Swede
1. I'm Not Rudolph; That's Not My Nose






December 15, 1988

Top 10 Campaign Promises George Bush Is Sorry He Made


10. To use Star Wars satellites to give everybody free HBO.
9. To bite head off rat at first press conference.
8. Bomb France back to the Stone Age.
7. To get to the bottom of this whole Bigfoot thing.
6. Appease tobacco lobby by always having picture taken with cigarette in mouth.
5. To deflower Brooke Shields on board the Space Shuttle Atlantis.
4. To dispose of radioactive waste through the home shopping Network.
3. At summit with Soviets, to try "pull my finger" trick on Gorbachev.
2. To bring more lightweight pretty-boys into the executive branch.
1. To reveal during inaugural address the whereabouts of Elvis.






December 21, 1988

Top 10 Least Popular Christmas Gifts


10. Andre-the-Giant Champagne
9. Hickory Farms Smoked Gristle Assortment
8. Phil Donahue's "A Boy's First Dress"
7. An hour of free advertising on CBS
6. The Jimmy Swaggart Pop-up Book
5. Angry-Live-Bird-in-a-Bag from Hartz Mountain
4. Dan Rather Lather Skin Bracer for Men
3. The Living Weasel Wallet
2. Al Sharpton Hairstyling Spackle
1. Isotoner Diapers






December 22, 1988

Top 10 Circus Family Holiday Traditions


10. Grandpa Geek leads family in prayer -- then bites head off live turkey.
9. Put star on top of pinhead.
8. Get elephant to sit on Fotomat booth.
7. Count off 12 days of Christmas -- 1 day per finger.
6. Graft red rubber ball onto goat's nose: charge saps 5 bucks to see "Rudolph."
5. Carols sung in harmony by two-headed boy.
4. Extend turkey stuffing with sawdust.
3. Let Monkey Boy wear festive green diaper.
2. Sit-down dinner of corn dogs, cotton candy, and pink lemonade.
1. Get liquored up, go to town, scare decent folk.





December 23, 1988

Top 10 Elf Fears


10. Contracting Lyme disease from showering with reindeer.
9. The end of somebody's tiny little hammer will fly off and crack a skull open.
8. Massive layoffs from impending Santa-Keebler merger.
7. Getting stranded after dark in a pixie neighborhood.
6. They'll die and go to hell.
5. First elf president will probably not come in their lifetime.
4. Low blood pressure will make it difficult to maintain curled toes.
3. Something happens to Bush.
2. Santa will replace them with really smart Oriental kids.
1. Bell rash.


http://www.mudslide.net/TopTen/lnwd1989.html#December15

December 15, 1989

Blitzen's Top 10 Pet Peeves



10. When airliners jettison their chemical toilets right in front of
you.
9. Elves who are a little too enthusiastic about putting on our
harnesses.
8. Dancer and Prancer always playing their Judy Garland records.
7. Santa not letting us off for Jewish holidays.
6. Reindeer games tainted by steroids.
5. When Santa stretches out the reindeer feed with sawdust.
4. The way Rudolph won't let us forget he makes twice as much as the
rest of us.
3. Two words: Soviet airspace.
2. Swanson's Reindeer Pot Pie.
1. When Santa hangs around the stable with his shirt off.






December 20, 1989

Top 10 Donahue Holiday Topics



10. Women elves love; women elves leave.
9. Department store Santas who hang out in the lingerie section.
8. Gingerbread men who become gingerbread women.
7. Santa's connection to the Gambino family.
6. The naughty list: Is it McCarthyism?
5. Real-life Jack Frosts: Guys who nip at your nose.
4. People who like fruitcake.
3. Safe sex using Christmas stockings.
2. Prancer and Dancer: Should they adopt?
1. People who rub up against you in the gift wrap line.






December 21, 1989

Top 10 Other Mistakes on the Quayle Christmas Card



10. It's Saint Nicholas -- not Jack Nicklaus.
9. Forgot apostrophe on "Bitchin'."
8. Burger King gift certificate past expiration date.
7. Couldn't keep Jesse Jackson from walking into photo.
6. Christ child pictured wearing fake Rolex.
5. Picture of Vice President nothing more than his head on
Ann-Margret's body.
4. Manger home to sheep and goats -- not San Diego Chicken.
3. Bad idea to enclose unwrapped slice of ham with each card.
2. Third wise man shown giving Jesus National Guard deferment.
1. It's spelled D-A-N.






December 22, 1989

Top 10 Ways Dogs Celebrate Christmas



10. Decorate tree with slobber-soaked tennis balls.
9. Remember to tip the guy who does your flea-dipping.
8. Leave Santa a glass of milk and a mutilated squirrel.
7. Gingerbread-flavored worm pills.
6. Pray for peace on Earth and a slightly larger hole in the fence to
the collie's yard.
5. Get the puppies little toy Chuck Wagons they can chase around.
4. Show off White House Christmas card from Millie.
3. Lay down by the fire with a nice brandy and lick themselves.
2. Attend candlelight vigil to remember our neutered brothers.
1. Drink eggnog out of the toilet bowl.

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Re: Favorite Christmas movie

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http://www.mudslide.net/TopTen/lnwd1992.html#December11
December 11, 1992

Top 10 General Electric Holiday Traditions


10. Bobbing for light bulbs.
9. Special "blind footless goose born near a G.E. plant" dinner.
8. Replace pink slips with red and green slips.
7. "Party" for employees' kids where they're "invited" to assemble
toaster oven components.
6. Inspirational dumb guy speech by Dan Quayle.
5. If you catch someone under the mistletoe, you get to fire him.
4. Employees get a satchel and 30 seconds to gather all the broken
light bulbs they can.
3. Hire a cheaper Mexican Santa for office party.
2. Staffers gather around the glow of co-workers exposed to radiation
in G.E. p ower plants.
1. Hookers in elf suits.






December 15, 1992

Top 10 Things the Bushes Have To Do Before Leaving Office


10. Find cushy job for deadbeat son Neil.
9. Send really sarcastic note to campaign manager James Baker.
8. Get the eight CDs for a penny, let the new guy worry about the
four at regul ar club prices.
7. Scam some lawn furniture for Kennebunkport.
6. Bubble wrap the Halcion.
5. Wake Reagan and put him on a bus.
4. Get Barbara "the works" from government plastic surgeon.
3. Let Dan play with boxes so he gets used to idea of moving.
2. Decide whether to end farewell speech with "Kiss my you-know-what"
or just go ahead and say "ass."
1. Disconnect clapper.






December 16, 1992

Top 10 Signs You're Not Getting a Christmas Bonus


10. Boss buys a new boat; calls it "Employee Bonuses '92."
9. You walk into boss's office in September with your hand out and
yell, "Greas e time!"
8. After six months at the Gap, you're still confusing shirts and
pants.
7. You didn't rescue boss's campaign (James Baker only).
6. Boss sticks his head in your office door and asks, "You like
Fritos, don't y ou?"
5. Just as the bonuses are handed out you're shoved into a closet and
left ther e well into the new year.
4. Your boss catches you licking a photo of his wife.
3. You had this great idea for something you called "The TripleCast."
2. You're Gallagher's assistant and you forgot the watermelons again.
1. You work for G.E.






December 1 7, 1992

Top 10 Reasons Dan Quayle Would Be an Asset to a Large Corporation


10. Well rested after four-year vacation.
9. His virile young body a perfect new home for Iacocca brain.
8. Much like a car wreck, customers would come just to gawk.
7. Don't have to worry about him being called away from job in '96.
6. Old head model just broke at Dunce Cap Inc.
5. You can't leak corporate secrets you can't remember.
4. Can be kept quietly occupied for hours watching bubbles go up in
the water c ooler.
3. It's just fun to work with a guy who drinks chocolate milk.
2. He ain't much for thinkin', but his back is strong.
1. He's kinda pretty.






December 18, 1992

Top 10 Signs Santa's Gone Nuts


10. Last week he whacked a kid for being naughty.
9. No matter what it is, if it's on the sidewalk, he'll put it in his
mouth.
8. Prancer and Dancer replaced by Manson and Hinckley.
7. Keeps calling Blitzen "Mommy."
6. Claims the Republicans tried to disrupt his daughter's wedding.
5. Constantly walks around naked singing "don we now our gay
apparel."
4. Last year every single present he left was soaking wet.
3. Ditched Mrs. Claus for her adopted daughter.
2. Quoted as saying favorite part of Christmas night is staring at
reindeer butts for 10 straight hours.
1. Thinking of buying an NBC affiliate.

Top 10 Things That'll Get You Kicked Out of a Department Store -
December 22, 1 992

10. Macing a perfume tester.
9. You and a friend each stand in one leg of the extra-large slacks.
8. Announce over K-Mart loudspeaker that for next 15 minutes, all
male shoppers can take a shot at Jaclyn Smith.
7. Try on red-and-white striped sweater, walk around store screaming,
"I'm Wald o!"
6. Repeatedly ask salesman in men's department to measure your
inseam.
5. Squeeze into outfit from kids' department, tell clerk you "can't
find Mommy. "
4. Your idea of testing a mattress involves a Thermos-full of Rob
Roys and a co uple of hookers.
3. Block the down escalator for an hour doing Stairmaster-style
workout.
2. Keep shouting from dressing room: "Boy - do I look weird naked!"
1. Licking the mannequins.






December 23, 1992

Dave's Top 10 New Year's Resolutions


10. Pepper my conversation with the word "thick-a-licous."
9. More tea parties for neighborhood dogs.
8. From now on wear pants _every_ day.
7. Get me one of those Elton John page boy haircuts.
6. Write more angry letters to the candy company and see if they'll
send me ano ther free box of Almond Joys.
5. Apologize to the pool boy for the business with the B.B. gun.
4. See a real urologist.
3. Stop wasting my time on those "Jumble" puzzles - they're
impossible.
2. Learn to polka so I don't just sit around at wedding receptions.
1. Nail Dinah Shore.

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Re: Favorite Christmas movie

Postby Donald » Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:17 pm

Two of my favorite Christmas movies aren't really known as Christmas movies. "Smoke" is a quirky episodic story about people who frequent a NYC tobacco shop. The film ends with an interesting Christmas story related by Harvey Keitel. "The Fabulous Baker Boys" is a movie about a duo piano lounge act taking on a hot female singer. Parts of the film occur during the Holiday season. The scene of Michelle Pfeiffer singing "Makin' Whoopee" is classic.

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Re: Favorite Christmas movie

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Re: Favorite Christmas movie

Postby gargantua » Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:43 pm

I'm way, way out of step with my age cohort on this topic. Home Alone was my favorite.

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Re: Favorite Christmas movie

Postby Marvell » Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:41 am

Gremlins.


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