I received this in an email, and I think it sums up how I feel about the Christmas rush perfectly.
Twas the Night Nefore Christmas
(By Rev. Jon Prain)
Twas the night before Christmas and all through the town
Not a sign of Baby Jesus was anywhere to be found.
The people were all busy with Christmas time chores -
Like decorating, and baking, and shopping in stores.
Public outcry quickly followed since Microsoft had little if anything to do with the development of RSS. Dave Winer, the self-described inventor of RSS, lashed out via his blog claiming, "presumably they're eventually going to charge us to use it."
Just go with the flow control, roll with the crunches, and, when you get a prompt, type like hell.