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shipahoy41
12-19-2012, 07:15 AM
Old Ship just wants to say a big "Thank you" to everyone on this board. You freely share knowledge and tips that make us all better fishermen and better people. God bless all of you and have a very Merry Christmas from my family to yours.

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We are spending ours at the Gulf of Mexico. I wish I had this view from our home. 71 degrees and just beautiful.

Shellback
12-19-2012, 07:21 AM
Merry Christmas to you and your family!

genec
12-19-2012, 07:29 AM
We hope all have a christ-like christmas, he's the reason for the season

olesilverside
12-19-2012, 07:30 AM
Merry Christmas to you also, and you better get out of there you get spoiled...........

Rees Guide
12-19-2012, 07:42 AM
Merry Christmas Ship to you and yours, may God bless and keep yall.

chuckauten
12-19-2012, 07:58 AM
Merry Christmas to you, yours and all the CC family. See you on the lake.

"G"
12-19-2012, 08:13 AM
Merry Christmas everyone

STUMP HUNTER
12-19-2012, 08:15 AM
Ship, I hope you and your wife has a great time this Christmas while spending your Holiday at the Gulf. Looks like a beautiful place y'all are staying at.

I hope all of our Crappie.com family has a Bless Christmas with your families.

NeonMoon
12-19-2012, 09:30 AM
Ship, same to you and yours, and everyone else!

I hope you won't mind my using your thread, as was going to start my own, however I think it fits pretty well with what yours says.

During the Holidays, many people (out of concern and compassion) see people who appear to spend the Holidays "alone". Recently I was extended an invitation to spend Christmas with a CDC Member, and had another tell me his wife felt sorry that I was spending Christmas alone in the bus parked in a Campground. Please keep in mind I'm not trying to turn this thread into a "me" thread, as I'm sure there are others in the same position as myself, so it's just not about me. I just wanted to share things aren't always how they seem.

I've spent many Holidays by myself, and it truly doesn't bother me. This Holiday Season has been the best one I've had in years. Sure, I'll be "alone" (but not lonely) and depending on the weather, may be fishing Christmas Day.

The point I'm getting to is that I've made a lot of friends thanks to CDC as of late. Sure, we'd all like to have a little more money, a nicer/bigger boat, the ability to fish more and to catch more/bigger fish, but all that seems insignificant when you look around at the friends you've made and the time you've shared with them.

Don't get me wrong, I'd love to be spending Christmas day with family, like it used to be as a kid, but as we get older, families separate a bit, some move out of State (or in my case Dad winters in Florida), some we lose, many start their own families, and for whatever reason. the Family get-togethers go to the wayside.

And while I sure don't have money, nice boat, all that stuff I mentioned, I still feel "rich" in the friendships I've made this season. I wouldn't trade that for anything in the world. Material things come and go and are easily replaced, true friendships aren't.

So Merry Christmas from someone who was given the best Christmas in years by the Members of Crappie.Com, all the friendships I've made are true gifts :santa

"G"
12-19-2012, 09:40 AM
Well said Brian. ........Merry Christmas buddy

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CrappiePappy
12-19-2012, 10:03 AM
Merry Christmas, one & all.

... cp :santa

kycreek
12-19-2012, 10:28 AM
Merry Christmas & God Bless ! ! !

skeetbum
12-19-2012, 10:44 AM
Ship, Thanks for the Good Tidings and I hope you enjoy the beach. Always something special about being at the beach. Merry Christmas to you and all of your family.
Neon, you truly are a rich man. You are doing what you feel you want to do, and more of us wish to do that than will admit. Having spent a couple away from family when I was younger and traveling, I know what you're saying. Enjoy the holiday and all the friends, Merry Christmas to you and everyone here on CDC.

Luvfatslabs
12-19-2012, 11:00 AM
Thanks Ship, Wishing you and your family a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season

glasseyes
12-19-2012, 11:44 AM
We hope all have a christ-like christmas, he's the reason for the season


Amen.

Eager Beaver
12-19-2012, 08:13 PM
To each and all a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy holiday season! EB

bowhunter012463
12-19-2012, 09:09 PM
A very Merry Christmas and a glorious New Years from us here in the semi great state of Illinois.

jigflinger
12-19-2012, 09:21 PM
A very Merry Christmas to all. And a blessed New Year.

Barnacle Bill
12-19-2012, 09:26 PM
Back at ya Ship. Merry Christmas and Happy New year to all.

slabjammer
12-19-2012, 10:00 PM
You know at times we want more or something different than what we have, but as my wife always tells me "Be blessed for what I have" and I am.
Every one have a Merry Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year. :santa

jackie53
12-19-2012, 10:09 PM
Merry Christmas and a happy crappie year!!!! We are truly blessed!!!!!!

Gindog
12-19-2012, 10:15 PM
Merry Christmas everyone

crappiedoc
12-19-2012, 11:04 PM
Merry Christmas Ship :peacesmile Merry Christmas All, tight lines and bent rods to everyone! :santa

ifish4redd
12-20-2012, 12:08 AM
Merry Christmas and blessed new year

PawPaw "gene"
12-20-2012, 05:49 AM
I have a great wife and kids, a roof over our heads, a boat to fish from, money for gas and the greatest friends here on CDC. What more could I want except to wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas.
"gene"

Lotech Joe
12-20-2012, 09:20 AM
Yes indeed. Merry Christmas to everyone here. I'm so greatful I found this site.

MeanV2
12-20-2012, 11:14 AM
Merry Christmas Ship! You still getting slime in that boat of yours? :) Merry Christmas to all CdotC members! Christ is definitely the Reason for the Season.

Dan

dandeman
12-20-2012, 11:50 AM
Merry Christmas Ship/Mike and Ms. Loretta as well as to you and yours, and to everyone in the forums. I've found everyone so far to be friendly and helpful and hope that I can be that to others as well. Thank you all for what you've taught me and for all the good advise and encouragement. May God bless us all! Just remember why we celebrate Christmas and why He came to this planet in the first place!

RetiredRR
12-20-2012, 06:18 PM
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skiptomylu
12-20-2012, 06:27 PM
Well Merry Christmas right back at ya and also to all the other CDC members and may you all have a most wonderful New Years!
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Sawman
12-20-2012, 08:53 PM
Merry Christmas to you to Ship and to all you other CDC members!

tight_knot
12-20-2012, 11:04 PM
Merry Christmas Ship and all of c.c

NYHellbender
12-21-2012, 12:09 AM
Merry Christmas Crappie.com May You, and Your Family Be Blessed
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yankee doodler
12-21-2012, 09:27 AM
Merry Christmas Ship. God bless and be safe down there.

longline
12-21-2012, 09:49 AM
Merry Christmas and best fishes to all !

LL

jimfish
12-21-2012, 10:59 AM
Merry Christmas to you and your wife,this is what make this site so great.

crappiewisdom
12-21-2012, 01:15 PM
Merry Christmas to all!!!!!!

Mrs. Crappie Stalker
12-21-2012, 04:42 PM
Merry Christmas everybody!

shipahoy41
12-22-2012, 07:01 AM
I have a great wife and kids, a roof over our heads, a boat to fish from, money for gas and the greatest friends here on CDC. What more could I want except to wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas.
"gene" You said a mouthful there my friend. We are really blessed! We just need to appreciate our blessings more. Merry Christmas back at ya.

Blackhawk19
12-22-2012, 07:03 AM
Merry Christmas Everyone.

VaCrappieMan
12-22-2012, 01:43 PM
Merry Christmas!

dkb23
12-23-2012, 11:49 AM
Merry Christmas Ship! Thank you!

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bflowers
12-23-2012, 08:04 PM
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR
may GOD bless you all with many happy and prosperous fishing trips and keep your families healthy.

shipahoy41
12-24-2012, 09:44 AM
merry christmas and happy new year
may god bless you all with many happy and prosperous fishing trips and keep your families healthy.

amen!

bassaholic
12-24-2012, 01:41 PM
Merry Christmas!

Crappie 1
12-24-2012, 02:49 PM
Hey Ship, Merry Christmas from Crappie 1 & 2.

flip
12-24-2012, 09:28 PM
Merry Christmas everyone.

Countrytime
12-24-2012, 10:11 PM
Merry Christmas to all of the crappie.com family!

shipahoy41
12-25-2012, 07:20 AM
Hey Ship, Merry Christmas from Crappie 1 & 2. Love that siggy. Merry Christmas to you and to all.