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Question: As the Protestants commemorate today as the start of their Reformation, how do you, as an Orthodox Christian, commemorate this day?
Ask: "What's a reformation?" - 2 (9.5%)
Go to Protestant Churches and yell "Damn Rebels!" - 1 (4.8%)
Demand your bishop or archbishop anathematize them - 0 (0%)
Thank as many of them as possible. After all, the enemy of my enemy is my friend, right? - 1 (4.8%)
Don't do anything. It's Halloween and I'm going trick-or-treating - 13 (61.9%)
Rub it in the Catholics' faces - 1 (4.8%)
Post all Protestant heresies on the internet because that's never been done before - 0 (0%)
Post about how Luther was really intent on being Orthodox but was lead astray - 3 (14.3%)
Total Voters: 16

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« Reply #45 on: November 07, 2013, 04:25:25 PM »

All Souls' is on 2 Nov, it has never (AFAIK) been on 31 Oct. 

Thank you!   Not sure how I made it the day before All Saints rather than after. 
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« Reply #46 on: November 07, 2013, 04:26:31 PM »

All Souls' is on 2 Nov, it has never (AFAIK) been on 31 Oct. 

Right. 31 Oct is Hallowe'en (All Hallows Even = the eve of All Saints/Nov 1). Although many local traditions don't mark much difference between All Saints and All Souls, so it's easy to confuse. Smiley
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« Reply #47 on: November 07, 2013, 04:27:30 PM »

All Souls' is on 2 Nov, it has never (AFAIK) been on 31 Oct. 

Thank you!   Not sure how I made it the day before All Saints rather than after. 

A lot of people are doing that lately.  I blame it on the Mexicans.  Wink
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