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Everyone grows up assuming that their family is typical, and the holidays are no exception. We all think that the way we celebrate various observances is what everyone does, and it's not until we compare notes with other human beings that we realize how bizarre our celebrations have been, to date.

Following are examples of weird holiday rituals that our readers practice, that they grew up thinking were typical. Not that they've stopped doing them, or anything. Traditions are traditions.

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