AgencyBloc Holiday Family Gatherings Explained by Movie Quotes

By Kelsey Rosauer on December 22, 2016 in Life at AgencyBloc

AgencyBloc Holiday Family Gatherings Explained by Movie Quotes

Photo credit: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

How would you explain your family holiday get-together?

We asked the team to describe their family gatherings for the holidays using one holiday movie quote. Here are their responses!

Adam Lewis AgencyBlocAdam Lewis

There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.
—Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens

Cory Schmidt AgencyBlocCory Schmidt

Blast this Christmas music! It’s joyful and triumphant.
—The Grinch, How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Greg Engelkes AgencyBlocGreg Engelkes
Software Engineer

We're kicking off our fun old-fashion family Christmas by heading out into the country in the old front-wheel-drive sleigh to embrace the frosty majesty of the winter landscape and select that most important of Christmas symbols.
—Clark Griswold, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Erica Kiefer AgencyBlocErica Kiefer
VP, Sales & Marketing

And the angel said unto them, ‘Fear not: for behold, I bring unto you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the City of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.' And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God, and saying, 'Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.'
—Charlie Brown, A Charlie Brown Christmas

Sara O'Brien AgencyBlocSara O'Brien
Marketing Campaign Specialist

You'll shoot your eye out, kid.
—Santa Claus, Christmas Story

Tasha Fitzgerald AgencyBlocTasha Fitzgerald
Client Success Specialist

Folks, my firm's done a tremendous amount of marketing research and we've discovered two critical things, one; most Americans feel that Christmas is a time for family. Two; most Americans feel that in order to stand being around their family, for even one or two days, they need to swill as much alcohol as humanly possible.
—Drew Latham, Surviving Christmas

Mike Ivory AgencyBlocMike Ivory
Marketing Operations Specialist

Clark: Catherine, if this turkey tastes half as good as it looks, I think we're all in for a very big treat!
Eddie: Save the neck for me, Clark.
Clark: Okay Eddie...
—National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Allison Babberl AgencyBlocAllison Babberl
Marketing Content Specialist

Mr. Parker: Aaah! Fra-GEE-leh! It must be Italian! 
Mrs. Parker: Uh, I think that says FRAGILE, honey. 
—A Christmas Story

Becky Cox AgencyBlocBecky Cox
Web Developer

Where do you think you're going? Nobody's leaving. Nobody's walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas.
—Clark Griswold, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Steve Ogden AgencyBlocSteve Ogden
Sales Manager

Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.
—Dorothy, The Wizard of Oz

Molly Schulte AgencyBlocMolly Schulte
Client Success Specialist

It’s Christmas Eve. It’s the one night a year when we all act a little nicer, we smile a little easier, we cheer a little more.
—Frank Cross, Scrooged

Michael Relph AgencyBlocMichael Relph
Sales Specialist

This place reminds me of Santa's Workshop! Except it smells like mushrooms and everyone looks like they want to hurt me.
—Buddy, Elf

Tori Heerts AgencyBlocTori Heerts
Client Success Specialist

It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes, or bags. Maybe Christmas doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas means a little bit more.
—The Grinch, How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Quentin Dietrich AgencyBlocQuentin Dietrich
Product Experience Analyst

You did it! Congratulations! World's best cup of coffee! Great job, everybody! It's great to be here.
—Buddy, Elf

Gary Marr AgencyBlocGary Marr
Client Success Specialist

Can I refill your eggnog for you? Get you something to eat? Drive you out to the middle of nowhere and leave you for dead?
—Clark Griswold, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Kelsey Rosauer AgencyBlocKelsey Rosauer
Marketing Brand Specialist

We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup.
—Buddy, Elf

Jen Warne AgencyBlocJen Warne
Product Manager

My dearest friend, if you don't mind. I'd like to join you by your side. Where we can gaze into the stars. And sit together, now and forever. For it is plain, as anyone can see. We're simply meant to be.
—Jack & Sally, The Nightmare Before Christmas

Dave Thompson AgencyBlocDave Thompson
Web Developer

Guys, I'm eating junk and watching rubbish! You better come out and stop me!
—Kevin McCallister, Home Alone

Ashley Sharp AgencyBlocAshley Sharp
Quality Assurance Analyst

First we’ll make snow angels for two hours, then we’ll go ice skating, then we’ll eat a whole roll of Tollhouse Cookie-dough as fast as we can.
—Buddy, Elf

Kellie Robbins AgencyBlocKellie Robbins
National Account Executive

Guys, I'm eating junk and watching rubbish! You better come out and stop me!
—Kevin McCallister, Home Alone

*Kellie and Dave have similar taste in movies apparently!

What movie quote would you use to describe your family holiday celebrations?

Kelsey Rosauer

Kelsey is the Marketing Brand Specialist at AgencyBloc. She plans and creates educational resources to help our customers organize, automate & grow their insurance agency. Favorite quote: "I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it." —Charles R. Swindoll  More articles