We're asking readers to share their favorite, quirky, odd and just plain ol' traditional Thanksgiving traditions. Here's what YOU had to say about everything from how to cook a turkey to what to do with Thanksgiving leftovers.
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benbowmanphd: Dropping a frozen turkey into the fryer remotely to celebrate our mutual love of fire and food #wackyTurkeyDay lilelffaerie: After delicious noms, my family always plays a hugely competitive game of Risk before settling down with pie & a movie. #wackyTurkeyDay cborders: #wackyTurkeyDay RC Car races on the golf course!wackyTurkeyDay dirtytractor: My family's Thanksgiving tradition: Fighting 4 weeks, right up 2 time turkey is cut #wackyTurkeyDay GK_soulmate: @Discovery_News our fam has boy vs. Game night on thanksgiving. Girls always win. #wackyturkeyday tronchin: Drinking "Liquid Turkey" ie cranberry daiquiris. RT @Discovery_News: What's your annual Thanksgiving tradition? RT us #wackyTurkeyDay joelberg: @Discovery_News I had Birthday Cake last year, for obvious reasons #wackyTurkeyDay nsharoff: @Discovery_News I make a BIG batch of cherry stuffing in the a.m. that gets eaten BEFORE Thanksgiving Dinner -- #wackyTurkeyDay WatcherLinda: Me too! Mmmmmmm... :) RT @Disco_Tracy: My absolute favorite though is the pumpkin pie! I LOVE IT. #wackyTurkeyDay WatcherLinda: Chicken instead. RT @Discovery_News: Does anyone else eat something BESIDES turkey? @dnai23 eats crab legs! @Discovery_News #wackyTurkeyDay MissMarcii: Deep dish pizza with turkey as a layer, yum! @Discovery_News, Anyone have a favorite leftover turkey recipe? Turkey curry? #wackyTurkeyDay adanigelis: @Disco_Tracy Salmonella poisoning risk is worth it for a good pumpkin chiffon pie! #wackyTurkeyDay SharonsRose13: @Discovery_News: Making Homemade meal, having family sit AT the dining table, formal setting, & watching House marathon #wackyTurkeyDay RennaW: I have a 6-ft tall cardboard turkey on my office wall. It's grinning and flexing its muscles. #wackyTurkeyDay mcguiresm: RT @Disco_Tracy: My mom roasts 2 turkeys: one for dinner and one for leftovers. #wackyTurkeyDay @Discovery_News<--Genius idea!!!
adanigelis: I know a family in New Jersey that dresses up in costumes for Thanksgiving every year #wackyTurkeyDay DrDustinMartin: @Discovery_News How I eat my meal:crumble bisqts,then mash pot on top,strips of turkey on top,stuffin on top,drench in gravy #wackyTurkeyDaydrench lipsh: @Discovery_News I'm a Canadian, with an early October Thanksgiving (due to short farm season here) married an American, so I get a 2nd one!
Greytdog: @Discovery_News once went to Golden Corral (aka Bubba Buffet). Worst T-day ever. . .disgusting disgusting disgusting LinLorienelen:@Discovery_News I've never liked turkey. Luckily my aunt also makes: glazed ham, prime rib, or (my favourite) lamb roast.
dnai23: @Discovery_News My family does crab legs...none of us really care for turkey =)
thejuliethour: @Discovery_News We didn't account for the turkey when measuring oil for the fryer and our patio got covered in hot oil... #wackyTurkeyDay ernieschell: RT @Discovery_News: Who doesn't eat turkey for Thanksgiving? Best we have so far is fish & chips! [I've heard of pizza!]
katherinen: @Discovery_News: I'm married to a Canadian so we celebrate 2 Thanksgivings - but never with turkey! #wackyTurkeyDay