Day: December 2, 2019

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24 Festive Tasks: Door 24 – Epiphany

Reblogged from: Murder by Death   It’s our last door – ::sniffle:: – I hope everyone has had a good time with the game this year and that everyone will continue to share their tasks with us throughout the rest of the holidays, as time allows.   Door 24:  Twelfth Night / Epiphany   Task […]

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24 Festive Tasks: Door 20 – Christmas

Reblogged from: Murder by Death     Door 20:  Christmas   Task 1: Share a picture of your holiday decorations.   Task 2: Watch a favorite Christmas movie.   Task 3:  Did your Christmas celebrations include books? Share your book haul pictures with us!   Task 4: What was the best Christmas / holiday present you ever received […]

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Festivus: Door #19

Reblogged from: Moonlight Snowfall   Well, I got busy decorating and cleaning, and completely forgot to post my holidays! Sorry everyone!   Door 19:  Festivus   Task 1: The annual airing of grievances: Which are the five books you liked least this year and why?   Task 2: Battle of the Books: pick two books off your […]

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Hogswatch – Door 23

Reblogged from: Moonlight Snowfall   Yippee!   Door 23:  Hogswatch   Task 1: Glingleglingleglingle: if you could wish any kind of god(dess) or fairy into existence, what would they be in charge of?   Task 2: Who is your favorite Discworld character and why?   Task 3:  If you could spend time in the world of one […]

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St. Lucia’s Day: Door 16

Reblogged from: Moonlight Snowfall   December 13! We’re revealing this now, because it is also revealed “beneath the fold.”   Door 16:  St. Lucia’s Day   Task 1: Famous first words: Tradition has it that the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize are woken up by the St. Lucia maidens, as St. Lucia’s Day (Dec. 13) […]

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24 Festive Tasks: Apologies

… for the somewhat uncoordinated way in which we posted the December holidays. Synching the posting of the final eight holidays didn’t work quite as we’d hoped, and what is worse, when we agreed to post the final eight holidays on December 1, with another three doors scheduled to be opened on their actual days, […]

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24 Festive Tasks: Door 14 – St. Nicholas’ Day

  Door 14:  St. Nicholas’ Day   Task 1: Write a book wish list to St. Nick / Santa Claus for books that you’ve been eyeing but can’t justify the expense of purchasing. (E.g., art books? Collector’s editions? Boxed sets?)   Task 2: In the Netherlands, ‘Sinterklaas’ is celebrated with ginger biscuits, marzipan and hot chocolate with […]

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24 Festive Tasks: Door 15 – International Human Rights Day

  Door 15:  International Human Rights Day   Task 1: Cook a dish from a culture other than your own or something involving apples (NYC = Big Apple) or oranges (for the Netherlands, seat of the International Court of Justice & International Criminal Court).   Task 2: Create a stack of books or a list with books […]

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24 Festive Tasks: Door 17 – Winter Solstice (Yule / Yaldā Night / Dongzhi / Soyal)

  Door 17:  Winter Solstice (Yule / Yaldā Night / Dongzhi / Soyal):   Task 1: Yule task (Germany / Scandinavia): Burn a Yule log – or if you don’t have a fireplace, light a candle to chase away the winter and welcome in the longer days. If you live in the Southern Hemisphere, light a […]

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24 Festive Tasks: Door 21 – Kwanzaa

  Door 21:  Kwanzaa   Task 1: Share a shelfie or the picture of a stack of books or of an “object” (star, Christmas tree, etc.) created from books with red, black and green covers.   Task 2: Music is an important part of a Kwanzaa celebration. Which is / are your favorite book(s) where music plays […]

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