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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 11°C

QUIZ: How prepared for Christmas Day are you?

Is it time to start panicking yet?

CHRISTMAS DAY IS dawning. Are you totally prepared, or is it time to start panicking?

Or are you the Grinch who wants to steal Christmas?

Have you bought all your Christmas presents?
Yes. Oh yes.
I've a few left.

Do the shops open on Christmas Eve?
The avarice never ends!
Have you a turkey bought or ordered?
One man's toxic sludge is another man's potpourri.
It's in the freezer/fridge as I speak.

You can buy turkeys in Tesco, right?
I got my mam to order one.
Where are you going for Christmas day?
I've it all worked out. My house, then my parents' house, then back home.
Do the trains run on Christmas Eve?

Evening, folks. Mind if I squeeze in?
It definitely won't be my gaff anyway.
When did you put up your Christmas tree?
8 December.
You can still buy trees in the shops, right?

A week ago - better late than never.
Don't you know you're not suppose to take things that don't belong to you?
What will you do if a family row over something stupid breaks out on Christmas Day?
One will never break out on my watch.

I'm bringing my iPad and headphones just in case.
Be it ever so heinous, there's no place like home.
Have you your Christmas day outfit picked out?
Yes - picked it up in the January sales.
I'm going shopping this weekend.

You never answered my question about the shops being open.
Even if we're *horribly mangled*, there'll be no sad faces on Christmas.
Prepared enough for a guest? Aunty Mary has just announced she's visiting you on Christmas Eve. You would...
Go into hiding. If we turn off all the lights in the house, she'll never know we're there.
Pop some homemade mince pies into the oven.

Think of a good excuse to make sure she only stays an hour.
Why, for year after year I've put up with it now.
What will you be doing on Christmas Eve?
Wrapping all of my presents, defrosting the turkey, ironing my outfit for tomorrow.
Enjoying some mulled wine with friends or family.

Wrapping a few presents before settling down to a movie.
Trying to steal Christmas.
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Perfect Angel
You've had your Christmas shopping done since October, haven't you. Anyway you can help out those less fortunate?
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Happy Elf
You're on track to get things sorted AND have time for a soft drink on Christmas Eve. Lovely.
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Bit of a turkey
You have very little done. Get to the local euro store, call in a few favours, and get it sorted.
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You hate Christmas, don't you?
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