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Andy Park of Wiltshire, England eating his 6,000th Christmas dinner, complete with turkey. HE likes the traditional dinner so much he has it every day of the year. Ben Birchall/PA Wire

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Turkey or not?

This and every festive day until New Year’s Eve, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

THE FESTIVE SEASON. A time of joy and goodwill to all… Oh, who are we kidding?

Christmas, New Year and the fallow period in between are ripe for misunderstandings, family tension and silly arguments. We’re here to gauge the temperature on the niggly rows of the season and set them all to rights.

Today: It used to be turkey all the way in most households in Ireland… or the occasional goose. We want to know how strongly you feel about having roast turkey on your plate every Christmas Day. Is it…

A. All about the turkey, or..

(via FrankArtCulinary/

B. Anything but turkey

(Nut roast image via Tim Regan/

What will it be:

Poll Results:

A - Has to be turkey (622)
B - No turkey (179)
C - Can't we all just get along? (63)

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See previous entries in The Burning Question*>

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