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12th December is Celebrated As National Ding-A-Ling Day

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Celebrate National Ding-A-Ling Day 2021

Ding-A-Ling Day is a uniquely American invention. It is basically a two-day holiday when people are supposed to reconnect with the people they used to talk to.

It is celebrated on December 12 every year. When we move from one phase of life to another, many things change. Sometimes we lose touch with people, or we do not get enough time to hang out with them. And it feels so good when you reconnect with them after a long time.

Yes, ding-a-ling in this context means to ring up people on the telephone and touch base with them once again

History of National Ding-A-Ling Day

Something similar happened with a group of friends who were meeting each other after a long time. This was in the 1970s. In their quest to mark the importance of loved ones and friends who are drawn apart, they founded the theme Ding-A-Ling. One among those friends was Franky Hyle, who created the club Ding-A-Ling. Every year, on 12th December, people come there and call their loved ones with whom they previously shared a beautiful bond.

Have you lost touch with someone with whom you used to talk very often? If yes, just ring the bell and celebrate. Since then, this has become a tradition. The club initially started with 871 people, and today it has millions of members.

Best Quotes For National Ding-A-Ling Day

“Reconnect to what makes you happy and brings you Joy. If there is something that used to make you happy which you have stopped doing, do it again. Seek to find deeper meaning and significance rather than living on the surface.” -― Susan C. Young

“It was understood that they shared the same thresholds–the same inexhaustible appetite for wasting time, for discussing lofty ideas, for dissecting trivial things, for driving to nowhere in particular, for listening to music, for talking about books, for obsessing over pop culture, but mostly for laughing, talking, and simply being together. There was nothing one could say that the other would find too cruel or too kind. And on those rare occasions when they did tire of each other, they needed only go a day without talking before they yearned to reconnect.”― Galt Niederhoffer, The Romantics

“Reconnect with the highest truth and ignite the divine sparks in you.” ― Amit Ray, Enlightenment Step by Step


“Occasionally we must disconnect to reconnect later on.”― Dominic Riccitello

“Connecting with others gives us a sense of inclusion, connection, interaction, safety, and community. Your vibe attracts your tribe, so if you want to attract positive and healthy relationships, be one! Staying connected and getting reconnected feeds the flow of goodness which empowers our humanity.”― Susan C. Young

“Reconnect with who you truly are and what you really want rather than letting the outside world determine it for you. Reconnect with your purpose and your passion to know if your actions are helping you to achieve it.”― Susan C. Young

“Typically a weekend retreat for the heart, soul and palate, brunch is the perfect way to unwind and reconnect.” -Marcela Valladolid

National Ding-A-Ling Day

“We need time to defuse, to contemplate. Just as in sleep our brains relax and give us dreams, so at some time in the day we need to disconnect, reconnect, and look around us.” -Laurie Colwin

“We want to renew our vows with our people. We want to reconnect with our people. We want to get our people excited again.”- Cyril Ramaphosa

“If you look to your past or even your present to see why you are here or what your purpose is, you may get stuck in a limited view of yourself. Instead, look beyond your years here on earth, reconnect with the divine, and bring forth your soul’s legacy into the present moment.” -Debbie Ford

“Travel has always been one of the best ways to make new memories and reconnect with your loved ones.” -Ruth Westheimer

“I love Vancouver. I can be with my family, I can reconnect with the guys. It will always be my home.” -Joshua Jackson

“I go to the ocean to calm down, to reconnect with the creator, to just be happy.” -Nnedi Okorafor

“I love going to Cons. It is such a great way to connect with my fans and reconnect with my fellow actors.” -Rekha Sharma

“Even in the middle of tragedy, we find moments of humour, moments of tenderness, of simple happiness.” -Josh Holloway

“Old friends are best.” – John Selden  


“Ah, how good it feels!. The hand of an old friend.”

“Old friends remind me that loyalty really does exist.”  

“The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.”

“Looking at our old friends is all the therapy that we need in tiredness.”

 “Goodbyes are not forever, goodbyes aren’t final when you only mean we’ll miss you until we meet again”-John Walter Bratton.

National Ding-A-Ling Day

“There are no good-byes, wherever you’ll be, you’ll be in my heart.”-Mahatma Gandhi.

“Happy trails to you, until we meet again. Some trails are happy ones, Others are blue. It’s the way you ride the trail that counts, here’s a happy one for you.”


“Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an age.”-John Dryden.

“Goodbye may seem like forever. Farewell is like the end, but in my heart is the memory and there you will always be.” -Walt Disney.

“The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.” –Charles Dickens.

“Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night.  I miss you like hell.” -Edna St. Vincent Millay.

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” -A. A. Milne, ‘Winnie The Pooh’.

“Not understanding a treasure’s worth till time has stolen away the slighted good, is the cause of half the poverty we feel, and makes the world the wilderness it is.” -William Cowper.


“Until we meet again, may God bless you, as he has blessed me.” -Elvis Presley.

“Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.”-George Eliot.

“Don’t be dismayed by goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.” -Richard Bach

“Can miles truly separate you from friends? If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?” -Richard Bach

“Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.”

“The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.” -Ivy Baker Priest.

“The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.” -Nicholas Sparks, ‘The Notebook’.

“The return makes one love the farewell.” -Alfred de Musset.

“You and I will meet again when we’re least expecting it, one day in some far off place, I will recognize your face, I won’t say goodbye my friend, for you and I will meet again.” -Tom Petty

“Memories are links in a golden chain that bind us until we meet again.” -Jacqueline Winspear, ‘Maisie Dobbs’.

“It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad, and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.” -Ernie Harwell.


“Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.” -Washington Irving.

“Farewell, my sister, fare thee well. The elements be kind to thee, and make thy spirits all of comfort: fare thee well.”-William Shakespeare.

“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” -Paulo Coelho.

“Love is missing someone whenever you’re apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you’re close in heart.” -Kay Knudsen.

 “And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” -Khalil Gibran

 So, reach out to loved ones and friends on social media using the hashtag #NationalDingALingDay

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Shriya Kataria
A writer by day and a reader by night. I am a Lawyer in making and a lifelong humanitarian. My enthusiasm for content writing and public speaking is beyond what words can justify. When not writing, I'm either painting or enjoying my slam poetry.

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