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Does your organisation host a Christmas / Holiday party for you?   [Edit]

Survey period: 14 Dec 2009 to 21 Dec 2009

Christmas, New Year, Hanukkah, or even Finish Independance Day - does your work provide, and pay for, a party, dinner or event to celebrate?

OptionVotes% 
Yes, and it's a big and/or messy one10610.34
Yes, we have an organised party or dinner41140.10
Yes, but it's casual or a little unorganised13613.27
Sometimes. It depends on motivation and the bank balance858.29
Rarely212.05
No, we don't do anything18117.66
I'm not part of an organisation626.05
I don't know. I guess I'll soon find out.232.24



 
GeneralChristmas?? Pin
Barretto VN19-Dec-09 21:36
Barretto VN19-Dec-09 21:36 
Generalchristmas party Pin
rww6717-Dec-09 15:57
rww6717-Dec-09 15:57 
GeneralNot sure Pin
Gandalf_TheWhite15-Dec-09 22:48
professionalGandalf_TheWhite15-Dec-09 22:48 
GeneralWe're lucky I guess Pin
Liam O'Hagan15-Dec-09 18:46
Liam O'Hagan15-Dec-09 18:46 
GeneralDepartmental Party only [modified] Pin
LingonberryTart15-Dec-09 9:18
LingonberryTart15-Dec-09 9:18 
GeneralGreat food, awesome gifts, and no work between Xmas and New Year's Pin
NicholasSimmons15-Dec-09 7:20
NicholasSimmons15-Dec-09 7:20 
GeneralActually rather boring but the food's good. Pin
RedSonja14-Dec-09 22:31
RedSonja14-Dec-09 22:31 
GeneralWhile I said 'No' Pin
Stuart Dootson14-Dec-09 17:12
professionalStuart Dootson14-Dec-09 17:12 
GeneralUp until a year ago it was a "Christmas Party" Pin
Don Driskell14-Dec-09 10:15
Don Driskell14-Dec-09 10:15 
GeneralRe: Up until a year ago it was a "Christmas Party" Pin
tchris14-Dec-09 12:05
tchris14-Dec-09 12:05 
GeneralRe: Up until a year ago it was a "Christmas Party" PinPopular
Geoff Field14-Dec-09 17:07
Geoff Field14-Dec-09 17:07 
The "holiday" was originally a Winter Solstice festival before the Christian church took it over.

Having said that, it's still an important time to celebrate with friends and family and even with colleagues. Christmas, (C)Hannuka(h), Solstice, whatever.

As for the PC brigade, I wonder if they ever actually *asked* the people they think are being offended? Personally, I'd be offended if somebody assumed I'd be offended about something without actually asking.

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GeneralRe: Up until a year ago it was a "Christmas Party" Pin
tchris15-Dec-09 6:51
tchris15-Dec-09 6:51 
GeneralRe: Up until a year ago it was a "Christmas Party" Pin
W Balboos, GHB15-Dec-09 9:25
W Balboos, GHB15-Dec-09 9:25 
GeneralRe: Up until a year ago it was a "Christmas Party" Pin
tchris15-Dec-09 10:07
tchris15-Dec-09 10:07 
GeneralRe: Up until a year ago it was a "Christmas Party" Pin
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.15-Dec-09 11:57
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.15-Dec-09 11:57 
GeneralSense and Sensibilities Pin
W Balboos, GHB16-Dec-09 2:35
W Balboos, GHB16-Dec-09 2:35 
GeneralRe: Up until a year ago it was a "Christmas Party" Pin
gogbatch15-Dec-09 1:07
gogbatch15-Dec-09 1:07 
GeneralRe: Up until a year ago it was a "Christmas Party" Pin
Tomas Brennan17-Dec-09 10:32
Tomas Brennan17-Dec-09 10:32 
GeneralThis year it's Avatar on IMAX and Food/Games at Dave and Busters Afterward! Pin
rhoward14-Dec-09 9:55
professionalrhoward14-Dec-09 9:55 
General"Casual or a little unorganized" Pin
Sterling Camden / independent consultant14-Dec-09 6:30
Sterling Camden / independent consultant14-Dec-09 6:30 
GeneralWeek off after Christmas Pin
Mark Denson14-Dec-09 5:08
Mark Denson14-Dec-09 5:08 
GeneralRe: Week off after Christmas Pin
LingonberryTart15-Dec-09 9:30
LingonberryTart15-Dec-09 9:30 
GeneralRe: Week off after Christmas Pin
Vasudevan Deepak Kumar16-Dec-09 23:47
Vasudevan Deepak Kumar16-Dec-09 23:47 
GeneralRe: Week off after Christmas Pin
Gandalf_TheWhite16-Dec-09 3:44
professionalGandalf_TheWhite16-Dec-09 3:44 
GeneralHad it just last week. Pin
Chris Meech14-Dec-09 3:37
Chris Meech14-Dec-09 3:37 

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