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15 Reasons Boxing Day Is Even Better Than Christmas Day

More like Boxing YAY.

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1. After the stressful lead up to Christmas and the day itself, everyone is in a much better mood.

Which means the relaxing part of the summer holidays can begin.
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Which means the relaxing part of the summer holidays can begin.

2. You've got nowhere to be so you don't have to get up early.

And you can nap all day.
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And you can nap all day.

3. In between naps, you have time to properly play with the Christmas presents you got.

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4. More often than not there will be some kind of all-in water fight to cool off.

5. And while you ~love~ your extended family, today is all about hanging out with your mates.

Christmas is over and catching up with everyone who is back for the holidays is a must.
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Christmas is over and catching up with everyone who is back for the holidays is a must.

6. Which means there are a heap of BBQs to attend.

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7. With all the leftover food you could possibly want.

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Christmas ham and prawns for every meal followed by plate after plate of pav. That is living.

8. Plus the random assortment of booze left over from Christmas makes your day even better.

9. The TV is permanently on the Boxing Day Test.

No matter where you are in the house, the faint sound of cricket commentary crackles through the air.
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No matter where you are in the house, the faint sound of cricket commentary crackles through the air.

10. If you're super keen you can make the trek to the MCG to really take it all in.

It's iconic for a reason.
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It's iconic for a reason.

11. And just when you think you've had enough cricket for one day, there's always time for a backyard match.

"Tippie go?""Six and out?""One hand, one bounce?"
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"Tippie go?"

"Six and out?"

"One hand, one bounce?"

12. There's also the stunning Sydney to Hobart.

Whether you love to stake out a good position at the start/finish or follow from the comfort of your couch, the yachts look incredible.
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Whether you love to stake out a good position at the start/finish or follow from the comfort of your couch, the yachts look incredible.

13. If sport isn't your thing and you're feeling adventurous, there are end of year sales galore.

Just remember to bring your A-game if you want to nab a bargain amongst the masses.
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Just remember to bring your A-game if you want to nab a bargain amongst the masses.

14. Or if you want to beat the heat in air-conditioned heaven, then there are heaps of great blockbuster movies to catch up on.

15. And if all of that doesn't sound tempting, you can just kick back for hours on end.

Not a care in the world.
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Not a care in the world.

Here's to Boxing Day in Australia, it's fuckin' excellent.

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