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The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« on: December 06, 2018, 05:16:49 PM »
Yep its over rated commercialised and all that, But its for the Kids ..
Thought the artistic types might like to post up pics of their Chrismassy lights wonder pieces and show us how it could be done ..
Just finished putting up a very basic few strings of Christmas lights on the house and in the back yard .. No rhyme or reason or theme and pretty hap hazard to their placement, but the young one and the grandson will love it .. Now to wait till dark,  ohh and charge up the camera ..
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2018, 05:53:13 PM »
Well done Edz.
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2018, 06:19:09 PM »
You’re right about the over commercialisation of Xmas, but for me the lights are one of the most traditional things about Xmas. I still remember as a kid, almost 50 years ago in Newcastle, going with mum and dad to check out the lights on Orchardtown Rd (I think) and I still enjoy checking out Xmas lights with the kids.

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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2018, 06:31:05 PM »
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2018, 08:13:08 PM »
l turned on the front porch light last night  & 20 mins later turned it off .
                    So this is  Xmas  :-* :-* :-* fax my to New Years     :cheers:
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2018, 07:40:02 AM »
Our small display, the kids love it as do the big kids (read the wife and i).
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2018, 08:15:30 AM »
I honestly couldnt be ****ed with all the effort required!
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2018, 09:19:53 AM »
I hate them, all the cars doing slow laps up and down the streets for weeks sends my dog nuts. And isn't it just another Americanisation of traditions?  >:D >:D >:D
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2018, 11:55:15 AM »
Looks good Batto
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2018, 01:35:54 PM »
Hi
 
This was my effort last December "hoe, hoe, hoe".
Nobody else was amused.
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2018, 05:51:05 PM »
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #11 on: December 09, 2018, 01:43:12 PM »
Thanks edz, they take a bit to set up but to see them enjoyed makes it all worth it.

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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #12 on: December 09, 2018, 01:55:54 PM »
I honestly couldnt be ****ed with all the effort required!

I'm with you.... rather squash my nuts in a vice than put up Xmas lights.
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2018, 02:43:18 PM »
Yes, it is an effort, but it's once a year. The kid's and wife enjoy it, so it's worth my time.

Nuts in a vice or put up Xmas lights, easy choice, but each to thir own.

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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2018, 05:21:43 PM »
I hate them, all the cars doing slow laps up and down the streets for weeks
yup.. all you wanna do is go get something quick from shop turns in to a 45minute drive.
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« Reply #15 on: December 09, 2018, 05:34:27 PM »
yup.. all you wanna do is go get something quick from shop turns in to a 45minute drive.

Yep, but you've got all the pretty lights to make your trip enjoyable. Lol. ;D ;D
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« Reply #16 on: December 09, 2018, 05:40:16 PM »
Yep, but you've got all the pretty lights to make your trip enjoyable. Lol. ;D ;D
brake lights or hazard lights?
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2018, 07:12:55 PM »
Yes, it is an effort, but it's once a year. The kid's and wife enjoy it, so it's worth my time.

Nuts in a vice or put up Xmas lights, easy choice, but each to thir own.

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looks good...i put our lights up this year (no pics though), first Xmas we have been home in 4 years, so my kids asked if I could put them up....yeah it's some effort to do, but beats whinging on a forum I guess, and the kids love seeing them..
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #18 on: December 09, 2018, 07:43:47 PM »
Cause I know you guys love it. Here's another one ; ). The gate looked a little empty.

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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #19 on: December 09, 2018, 08:17:52 PM »
Sitting on the southern veranda watching  " Xmass Lights  " & rain .
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #20 on: December 09, 2018, 09:08:05 PM »
I was expecting to see something like this.


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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #21 on: December 09, 2018, 09:56:56 PM »
Looks good JD .. Makes my single run of Blue icicle lights along the guttering out the front  look pretty average  ;D    I know our garage is hiding a box of lights somewhere, that I might get enthused to find and string around the place .
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Re: The Grinch & his Christmas lights
« Reply #22 on: December 11, 2018, 07:27:33 AM »
brake lights or hazard lights?


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