Xandra Kitee wrote:1- Because most people have schedules to follow and that even if spontaneous parties can always happen, it's also a good thing to have some days where everybody will try to be free.
2 - Or just people who will jump on every occasion to gather with the people they care for. I like my friends and my family. The day they arrived on this little planet...it was a good day for me. Definitely something to celebrate.
And I think that people who says they don't care for birthdays are just either a bit jealous or reject it only for the sake of not being like the crowd.
1 - Yeah, that was kind of my point. Heh. Partially.
2 - I suppose. I don't really see that as being special, I prefer to celebrate every day as being important, rather than singling out an arbitrary date.
Hey, me? Elitist? Never. I'm an individual, just like everyone else. Heh.
I should probably note that I'm not arguing for others to stop. I just don't choose to participate. If I get dragged along, I'm not interested in being a killjoy. It's more a mental choice, rather than kneejerk reaction.