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How Festive Are You Actually?

Are you full of Christmas cheer or more of a grouchy Grinch?

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    Tick off everything you do.

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    Own a Christmas jumper.
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    Own more than one Christmas jumper.
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    Have a matching Christmas jumper with your significant other.
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    Always buy a chocolate advent calendar.
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    Buy a non-chocolate advent calendar.
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    Start listening to Christmas music in November.
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    Start listening to Christmas music in October.
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    Listen to Christmas music all year round.
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    Have a matching festive outfit with your pet.
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    Watch the same Christmas films every year.
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    Actually own copies of Christmas films so you can watch them whenever.
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    Cry at a Christmas film.
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    That film being Miracle on 34th Street, because nobody would believe he was Santa.
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    Frequently buy Christmas coffees.
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    Then post them on Instagram with #christmas and #feelingfestive.
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    Love doing secret santa at the office.
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    Organise secret santas against your co-workers' will.
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    Make people Christmas cards by hand.
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    Make Christmas presents by hand.
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    Have a “theme” for your cards and gift wrap every year.
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    Feel your heart race with excitement when you see Christmas stuff go up in shops.
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    Own a Santa hat.
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    Own novelty reindeer antlers.
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    Love mince pies.
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    Love Christmas puddings.
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    Love a good Yule log.
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    Have a special, sentimental tree ornament you use every year.
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    Make tree decorations by hand.
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    Put fairy lights up outside your house.
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    Put a big fake Santa outside your house.
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    Put fairy lights up inside your house.
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    Have a festive playlist.
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    Have Christmas pyjamas.
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    And a Christmassy blanket, with reindeer on it.
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    Have a festive scented candle, with a name like “Winter Snowflake”.
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    Buy festive bleach.
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    Have a Christmas stocking.
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    Drink mulled wine.
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    Change your lock screen on your phone to something festive during December.
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    Attempt to make a gingerbread house.
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    Try Christmas crafts you found on Pinterest.
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    Put a wreath on your door.
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    Go to see your town’s Christmas lights get turned on.
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    Go to Christmas markets.
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    Say “the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear” out loud.
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    And then proceed to sing a Christmas song.
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    Go Christmas carolling.
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    Be genuinely delighted when there are carollers at the door.
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    Join in with aforementioned carollers.
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    Dress up as Santa.
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    Dress up as an elf.
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    Follow Christmas countdown Twitter accounts.
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    Make your family take a festive photo with you, and use it for Christmas cards.
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    Have festive photo shoots with your pet, and use it for Christmas cards.
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    Write poems about how much you love Christmas.
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    Recite those poems to your loved ones.
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    Have the Christmas tree and Santa emojis in your frequently used emojis.
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    Change your Twitter name to a festive pun when Christmas-time comes.
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