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Old 11-05-2011, 11:16 AM
 
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Default So Christmas Decorations....

Does anyone already have their homes lit & have their inflatable Santa & Rudolph on their lawns? I have a neighbor who apparently has forgotten that Christmas is still 45 days away...
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Old 11-05-2011, 11:28 AM
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Location: The 12th State
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I knew a lady years ago who had Christmas yard ornaments all year long.
I dont understand inflatables it like wasted electricity especially a month and half away. Then during the day its deflated and looks like pieces of plastic rubbish laying over the yard.

If its windy santa will fly. If he lands in your yard keep him til Christmas.
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Old 11-05-2011, 02:40 PM
 
Location: Lake Norman area
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Yea, they're already playing Christmas music in department stores? The season used to start after Thanksgiving.
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Old 11-05-2011, 09:44 PM
 
Location: Wouldn't you like to know?
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Walmart put out their christmas stuff a week or two ago..

Whether its people w/tacky stuff on the front lawn or big box stores, their all guilty of it..
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Old 11-06-2011, 05:16 AM
 
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It is my favorite time of the year but too early for me and I get tired of it.
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Old 11-06-2011, 10:00 AM
 
Location: Yellow Brick Road
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I like starting w/ the decorations the weekend after Thanksgiving, weather permitting. I am pretty restrained w/ outdoor decorations, tho. White lights and candles/wreaths in windows - and some greenery around entry way fixtures . . . I don't like a lot of yard art . . . plus it is a pain to take it all down! :-)
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Old 11-06-2011, 10:19 AM
 
Location: The place where the road & the sky collide
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Does anyone already have their homes lit & have their inflatable Santa & Rudolph on their lawns? I have a neighbor who apparently has forgotten that Christmas is still 45 days away...
Maybe this guy has moved to Charlotte. . . Gargoyle Trouble
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Old 11-06-2011, 10:19 AM
 
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I say it is pretty much when one has free time to get it put up. Maybe they had free time on hand and thought, just get it up. I have been guility of decorating early, maybe not this early, but definitely before Thanksgiving.

Tis the season!
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Old 11-06-2011, 10:30 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Typically I would imagine it would be right after Thanksgiving. But then again, most people are morons and simply do what anyone tells them
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Old 11-06-2011, 01:11 PM
 
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Maybe they lost a bet
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