1. Buying a tub of Celebrations and stealing all your favourites before anyone else can have them. Twitter: @saskia_speed 2. And leaving your least favourites behind until someone takes pity on them. Twitter: @HanniTheGent 3. Not being able to eat food from your own kitchen for most of December, because it's all "for Christmas" Amanda @Pandamoanimum December. The month where mums all over the world start hoarding copious amounts of food they never normally buy bu… https://t.co/ZM6ZQt0GxL 07:55 PM - 01 Dec 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite 4. Feeling elated to be able to eat pigs in blankets on Christmas Day, and then remembering that you could eat them year-round if you wanted to. Flickr: 30003321@N00 5. Getting a chocolate advent calendar every year no matter how old you get. marissa @marissaclrk mum just belled me to ask if i wanted an advent calendar ... of course i want an advent calendar I’m 18 not the fucking grinch 02:05 PM - 05 Nov 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite 6. Smashing a Terry's Chocolate Orange as a way of ringing in the festive season. Twitter: @ameliao39942111 7. Drinking Buck's Fizz in the morning because Christmas it's the one day of year it's acceptable to have booze for breakfast. Flickr: alui0000 8. Having strong opinions about what constitutes a good roast dinner, and harshly judging other people's. MJC @mattjcartwrigh1 Ever see a photo of someone else’s roast dinner and just think glad I’m not part of that family 03:05 PM - 10 Dec 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite 9. Having a special Christmas biscuit tin that it feels a little ceremonious to open. Flickr: sshb 10. Receiving (or giving) this exact selection box at least one a year. Flickr: stu_p 11. Actively looking forward to getting a Christmas sandwich as part of your meal deal. Twitter: @DitsyNagle 12. Buying a Christmas pudding even if nobody likes it, because the fire element makes you feel fancy. Flickr: minor9th 13. Putting brandy butter on pretty much everything Flickr: arleach84 14. Buying packs of Christmas party food and eating them for lunch or dinner instead of for well, a Christmas party. Flickr: avlxyz 15. Putting a satsuma in the bottom of a Christmas stocking. Twitter: @JonathanDeamer 16. Scrounging for cold leftover roast potatoes on the morning after Christmas because they taste even better the next day. Twitter: @its_cursetea 17. Piling all the Christmas dinner leftovers into a massive sandwich to eat on Boxing Day. Twitter: @albertarabbit 18. And without fail, making a whole tray of Brussels sprouts for Christmas despite maybe one person liking them. Flickr: puregin Why do we do this to ourselves?