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Old Sep 27th 2017, 2:11 pm
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I love Christmas, but I wish I could avoid the hassle of having to deal with the pain in the arse of decorating. It'd be nice if I could click my fingers and it was all done.
Move to the south and keep the lights and decorations up all year long!
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Old Sep 27th 2017, 2:24 pm
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Move to the south and keep the lights and decorations up all year long!
Oh, are you talking about outside decorations? Those are easy, I just string some lights around the front door, the front entry steps and the garage door. Done.

It's putting up the tree that I hate doing.
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Old Sep 27th 2017, 2:25 pm
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Move to the south and keep the lights and decorations up all year long!
No bullet holes in the plywood reindeer?
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Old Sep 27th 2017, 9:09 pm
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These are being displayed in local schools.

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Old Sep 27th 2017, 9:11 pm
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These are being displayed in local schools.

http://www.kgw.com/img/resize/conten...297_ver1.0.jpg
One for the WTF thread? Not very Christmassy
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Old Sep 27th 2017, 9:14 pm
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These are being displayed in local schools.

http://www.kgw.com/img/resize/conten...297_ver1.0.jpg
I think they have misinterpreted what is meant by 'dreaming of a white Christmas'
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Old Sep 27th 2017, 9:17 pm
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One for the WTF thread? Not very Christmassy
Or the bedding thread. Someone mentioned sheets.
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Old Sep 27th 2017, 9:21 pm
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I think they have misinterpreted what is meant by 'dreaming of a white Christmas'
Oh shit, that's a good point

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Or the bedding thread. Someone mentioned sheets.
Yeah, that should go down well.
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I think around here Costco has the record for earliest Christmas products being out, the local store started putting it out end of July/first week of August.

They even had a electric heater on display and operating, nothing like walking down an aisle to get blasted with hot air on a 85F day...lol

Wal-Mart started once the school stuff was moved out of the seasonal department, and Home Depot has a few lights out but that is all for now.

No snow on the mountains yet.
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One for the WTF thread? Not very Christmassy
I wondered where that post had gone. I have only just read this Christmas thread.

I thought they had only just got rid of all the reduced Christmas stock from last year.

For the poor store workers it a pity Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas doesn't have reusable stock. I mean Turkeys can be used at Christmas and Thanksgiving, why can't stollen?
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Old Sep 28th 2017, 4:58 am
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I wondered where that post had gone. I have only just read this Christmas thread.

I thought they had only just got rid of all the reduced Christmas stock from last year.

For the poor store workers it a pity Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas doesn't have reusable stock. I mean Turkeys can be used at Christmas and Thanksgiving, why can't stollen?
Nutek will tell you stollen can be used year round. But then again, so can turkeys if we're getting technical.
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Nutek will tell you stollen can be used year round. But then again, so can turkeys if we're getting technical.
I don't altogether approve of "seasonal" food.
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I mean Turkeys can be used at Christmas and Thanksgiving, why can't stollen
There is no such thing as surplus stollen, like the fruitcakes, after New Year's they reduce the price and sell everything on the shelves within a day and don't order more until next season. Like the paska Easter bread I loved so much, loaded with butter and eggs and baked in cylindrical loaves in tin cans - but only once a year. Deny it for 50 weeks of the year, add a few religion myths to sex it up a little and people will go crazy for it. Don't do that and it's turkeys, and the only thing special about turkeys is that they're half price on holidays.
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There is no such thing as surplus stollen
Truth.
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I don't altogether approve of "seasonal" food.
I didn't think you would.
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