Christmas rant

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  1. Stanton

    Stanton Well-Known Member

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    For those of you who are placing Christmas lights / decorations in your garden/front lawn, can you please avoid anything that has Red or Blue flashing lights together?

    Every time I come around the corner, I think it's the police and I have a panic attack. I have to brake hard, toss my wine out the window, hide the weed, fasten my seat belt, throw my phone on the floor, turn my radio down, and push the gun under the seat, all while trying to drive. It's just too much drama, even for Christmas.

    Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
     
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    • toolmanmike

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        Is anyone else already tired of Christmas?
         
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        • hemi71x

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          No, not really.
          As a matter of fact, one of my neighbors, 5 houses down from me, just put up a very nice light display on the house, and small trees in the yard.
           
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          • toolmanmike

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            We haven't really got started yet. I have some outside decorating to do but not much. Our lighted heart in the yard and a lighted wreath on the chimney off the second floor balcony. Then comes the inside stuff that I can work on during the week in between computer and coffee. I watched my first Christmas movie last night but just because a neighbor gal was the star of the show. She used to babysit our boys. It was a good show and she did a nice job with it. Other than Facebook it's the first time I have seen her on screen. https://meaww.com/a-taste-of-christmas-lifetime-christmas-movie-meet-the-cast
             
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            I love Christmas - Favorite holiday

            My wife turns 50 on Christmas Day this year

            You wouldn’t know that Turkey day is next week though

            This has to bee the warmest November that I can ever remember - Hell I could have driven the Bee all month honestly , no salt on the roads yet , and I stored it away almost two months ago

            Snowmobile season starts Dec 1st in the U.P.


            I need to put more red and blue lights up this year
            Thanx LOL

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              I don’t get tired of Christmas per se, but I get sick of the commercialization of everything really quick. They’ve ruined Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas by trying to pull every last dollar out of our pockets.
               
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                • toolmanmike

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                  Nice display!
                   
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                  ANswer me this, how do the lights work on my wreath when I hang it up in the garage in the late winter but don't work when I go to put it up round Thanksgiving time. The wreath was just hanging in the garage on a hook for 9 months and now the damn lights don't work!
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                  • barbee6043

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                    We live out in the sticks and have no Christmas lights and go no where at night!!!!ha I will start humming some Carols about Dec 23 though. Why?? Subconscious maybe!? ha
                     
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                    Did you whisper quietly some words of encouragement to the lights? :poke:

                    :D
                     
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                    • Bb70charger500

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                      Not my best display alit of crap died last year we had 3 big inflatable s a few tree lights and presents for under tree
                      So all inflatable s died last year I bought 3 new ones the little yellow dude on right is no longer there the baby wanted it back inside along with the dog one so two didn't make it outside!
                      The trees rusted away and the presents burned up !
                      Two net lights died had to replace them!

                      My inside is done up too baby loves it but my 11+ year old tree is getting a bit loose this year when it comes down I'll need to tighten it up a bit ! Best $360 I ever spent led tree all lights attached by silvana going on 12 years and still great looking!
                      The tree topper though I bought last year $50 automated Santa flying around in a plane
                      Was junk this year motor started smoking ! KIMG1502.JPG
                       
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                      its not even thanks giving yet
                       
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                      • toolmanmike

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                        No but I bought some LED's. Hopefully they will last longer than the other ones do.
                         
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                            This is true but I don't do Thanksgiving at my house I do Christmas. It takes me awhile to get my stuff together usually since my back is bad I just happened to start doing part and my back didn't argue so I kept going then 3 guys from down the street decided I needed help as they knew I wasn't supposed to be on roof and we banged it out quick!

                            Usually I do a little here and there and get it done right after Thanksgiving .
                             
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