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It’s Easter Weekend: we’re off to celebrate the festivities

Friday, 18th April 2014 19:17 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

It’s a long, Easter Weekend, and because of this, VG247 will be going dark from now through Monday.

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The US celebrates a half day today leading into the weekend, and the UK is off until Tuesday.

We’re not as lucky in the US, but I won’t bitch too hard about it because I have Monday’s off anyway.

So, here’s hopping (see what I did there?) everyone enjoys this time off to: drink; go to mass; lash themselves; dress as a rabbit and do unspeakable things to your mate; overdose on chocolate; gorge on ham and deviled eggs; scour the pubs for ladies/gents; or whatever it is you do to celebrate.

Enjoy your long weekend, lovelies, and stay out of jail.

See you Tuesday.

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  1. Game Hunter

    “VG247 will be going dark from now through Monday”
    So I hope Dave can finish DS II and write the journal #6,cause I need something that makes me continue playing that game.haven’t played since Tuesday and I don’t know why I can’t make myself to play it. Dr.Dave,I need a medicine!

    #1 3 months ago
  2. Game Hunter

    Also,happy Easter.so………..what’s Easter exactly? I live in middle east so I don’t know what it is.I guess it has to do something with rabbits,chocolates,eggs etc.

    #2 3 months ago
  3. Panthro

    @Game Hunter

    Something about Jesus being locked in a cave, dying, being resurrected and escaping the cave.

    Something along those lines.

    Over here we just use it as a holiday and give each other chocolate, gifts and money.

    #3 3 months ago
  4. Obernox

    Oh my god Steph, where do you find these pictures?

    #4 3 months ago
  5. Oh no its Colt

    @Game Hunter Kind of what Panthro said, it’s a holiday celebrating Jesus’ rise from death after 3 days. But most people just think its about the start of spring.

    Also, blazing it and praising it on Sunday :D

    #5 3 months ago
  6. ddtd

    “The US celebrates a half day today leading into the weekend”

    We do? News to me. Someone should tell my boss this.

    #6 3 months ago
  7. Selderane

    @Game Hunter

    Easter is the result of the Catholic Church co-opting a pagan holiday to attract converts.

    The Easter celebration, one that remembers the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, is properly celebrated during the Jewish festival of Passover; Jesus being the Passover lamb and all that.

    But that’s what Easter is today in mainstream Western life; a day to remember the resurrection that now is mostly about barbecues and chocolate bunnies.

    #7 3 months ago
  8. fengato

    Disturbing, Steph.

    #8 3 months ago
  9. XbonerVsPiss4

    Chortle Chortle!!

    #9 3 months ago
  10. DarkElfa

    It’s Monday, where is everybody?

    #10 3 months ago