Lent

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  1. backcheck64

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    SO, to those that are practicing catholics, or like me, saw the light and is now an athiest but raised catholic...
    What are you giving up for lent?

    I'm giving up hookers, crack, meth, and beating my wife and kids..they love this time of year LOL
     
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    im not catholic but if i were, i'd be giving up powerade and potatoes
     
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    If I were u I would get rid of the egg bacon and cheese oatmeal.. really a no brainer.
     
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    that was a one time thing gtfo and there was no bacon!!
     
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    I was raised as Episcopalian, which is basically Catholic that allows unlimited sex for pure fun. So I'm not giving up anything.
     
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    Oh but you'd be sooooo soooo cute in a catholic girl uniform, tight thin white shirt, buttons straining at your breast, lacy white bra peaking through, plaid skirt hiked up 6" higher than "regulation"....

    I'll be back in 20 LOL
     
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    What's lent?

    I can tell it's some religious thing but I've never heard that word before.
     
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    its that crap that gets in your belly button err ah never mind... Lol.
     
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    Lent is a time of sacrifice for Jesus. The traditional purpose of Lent is the preparation of the believer — through prayer, penitence, almsgiving and self-denial — for the annual commemoration during Holy Week of the Death and Resurrection of Jesus, which recalls the events linked to the Passion of Christ and culminates in Easter, the celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
    Conventionally, it is described as being forty days long, though different denominations calculate the forty days differently. The forty days represent the time that, according to the Bible, Jesus spent in the desert before the beginning of his public ministry, where he endured temptation by Satan.[1]

    It's a big Catholic thing. Basicly starts Wed after Fat Tuesday and runs through Easter.
     
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    Ah thats Lint not Lent, both have the same impact to me
     
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    i've already done it! get with it
     
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    Thanks for the info. God that sounds so boring and stupid! :D
     
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    Underwear.
     
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    I used to give stuff up for lent for years. I used to go to catholic school and was raised catholic. I haven't given anything up for about two years now.
     
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    Just to make sure you don't fall back into your underwear habit during Lent, send them to me and I'll watch out for them.:p
     
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    I'd give up smoking, on a similar note, i have observed Yom Kipur before, let me tell ya, 24 hours without food is a BITCH!
     
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    Thats why you eat like a motherfucker the day before.
     
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    Just heard a commercial for Taco Bell, for lent, you can order any entree without meat....didn't it already come that way LOL
     
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    That defeats the purpose lol, and not to mention the reward following through
     
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    Yea well, you won't be that hungry during the fast though LOL