Twelfth Night...

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  1. Colin1

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    ...anyone else take their Christmas decorations down today?

    We got sent home from work today so I took them down this afternoon, I hate how sombre my living room looks after the splash of colour and lights. Some people never grow up... :)
     
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    Took mine down the day after Christmas.....
     
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    New years day I took the lights off the house. Most of the neighbors have them down now too, so it does look kind of stark.
     
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    Took mine down the day of Christmas, but I didn't put too much up to start with.
     
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    didn't have them up
     
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    Haven't had any for four years....:oops:
     
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    you violators of Christmas cheer !!

    only took the lights off the front trees, but seems we are the only ones in the neighborhood to still turn them on.

    I may still have them going through the long summer nights so the drunk neighbors can steer their way home...........the losers.

    We usually remove most by the 15th normally but 09/010 has not been normal
     
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    Removed ours the 27th. Day we left for Atlantic City.
     
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    Bah! Humbug!
     
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    Wife took them down and she really goes to town putting them up. Place is lit up like Super Max.

    She took them down from Saturday to Tuesday. 4 days straight, about the same time it takes to put them up.
     
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    Christmas season IMO ends after New Years Day so I take them down (or don't light them) Jan 2.

    TO
     
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    We took ours down yesterday. Normally we take them down on the 6th, but we did it early yesterday when we had the snow day from work.
     
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    That's what made it especially difficult this year
    the blanket of snow outside, the two just seemed to go together
     
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    I looked at the title and thought "...great a thread about Shakespeare's play!"


    So much for culture. :D
     
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    If music be the food of love, play on,
    Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting,
    The appetite may sicken, and so die.


    I do curtain calls :)
     
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    That's the spirit Colin!

    *Doffs cap*
     
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    iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii thank you!
    The West End beckons...
     
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    Colin, I give it five minutes before Jan pops on to the thread and breaks the cultural spell with a Swedish knob joke.




    :D
     
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    Said Hamlet to Ophelia,
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    2B, or not 2B?"


    beat Jan to it!
     
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    up your butt coconut

    say was on the rough in balmy non typical January 60F weather cleaning my gutters and pruning my wild plum trees armed with only a t-shirt on and my speedo and a good set of very sharp loppers, got on the chimney and removed the angel and some of the roof lights as well

    life is good
     
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