Merry Christmas, Happy Festivus!

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       Sooooo festive. | Nancy Stiles
  •        Sooooo festive. | Nancy Stiles

Hello loyal Gut Checkers. We just wanted to let y'all know that we will be taking a break today, December 24, and tomorrow, December 25 for the holiday. But since we love you so much, we're going to give you a GIF recap of what we'll be doing. Don't miss us too much.

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First: drive to see the relatives.

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Which inevitably leads to the ritual airing of the grievances.

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This requires drinking.

jackdonaghey

Put all the hyperactive kids to bed. Spoiler: they won't sleep.

spongebob

It's Christmas morning!!

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It's totally snowing. (Probably not.)

michaelscott

Unwrap presents.

jimmyfallon

Take a nap.

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Then we'll play Monopoly with our family. Our little brother will inevitably win and fuck us with about a dozen hotels on fucking Park Place.

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Already bored of our presents, we'll go see a movie that will make us incredibly uncomfortable in the presence of our parents and/or grandparents.

wolfofwallstreet

Say goodbye to said relatives.

elf

Go to sleep. We've gotta work tomorrow.

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