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To Much Christmas

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Hopkins, Nov 12, 2013.


  1. Hopkins

    Hopkins Supporting Member

    Nov 17, 2010
    Houston Tx
    Does anyone else wish that they would hold off on the Christmas holiday advertisements at least until December? I like Christmas time just as much as the next guy, but I just get burned out on it by the time it arrives.
     
  2. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Banned

    Feb 13, 2009
    Western Pennsylvania
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  4. Hopkins

    Hopkins Supporting Member

    Nov 17, 2010
    Houston Tx

    That was a typo. But thanks for pointing that out
     
  5. basspraiser

    basspraiser Jammin for the Lamb! Supporting Member

    Dec 8, 2006
    Chicago - NW Burbs
    Agreed ...

    Costco had stuff before Halloween!

    Earlier every year
     
  6. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Banned

    Feb 13, 2009
    Western Pennsylvania
    Sorry, I had to. But I do agree, one week of Christmas music is good for me. As it is I usually want to terribly defile Bing Crosby's grave around Mid-December.
     
  7. gustobassman

    gustobassman I'm only here for the Afterparty Supporting Member

    Mar 31, 2011
    San Diego
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Schroeder Cabinets, D'addario, Planet Waves
    I was over christmas a week ago.

    I work for a high-end special events company and for the last 2 weeks i have been doing nothing but getting decorations ready for a couple of holiday installs. For just ONE house I'm talking about a hundred feet of decorated garland; a 7', 9' and a 12' tree all fully lit and decorated as well, 25 wreaths lit and decorated... probably about 250 strands of LED lights just for this one house. That's not even including the stuff we have to do onsite.

    The worst part is i've been covered in glitter every day and i can't use "A trip to the Strip Club with the boys" as an excuse for it. :spit:
     
  8. skychief

    skychief Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 27, 2011
    South Bay

    I'm on board with that.

    These are hard times for everyone. The retailers feel much pain. I know.... I had to close the doors on my business a few months ago.
     
  9. placedesjardins

    placedesjardins

    May 7, 2012
    It's more like there is "too much commercialism of Christmas" than Christmas itself.
     
  10. I haven't seen any Christmas stuff yet. In fact, I feel like they've been holding off a lot this year. I've been to Target twice hoping they'd at least have lights out already but they haven't.
     
  11. BioDriver

    BioDriver A Cinderella story

    Aug 29, 2008
    Texas
    I saw Christmas stuff in October :scowl:

    Batman knows what's up

    [​IMG]
     
  12. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2007
    Chicago
    Yes! My wife works at a Michael's, they started getting Christmas stuff in by mid-October.

    Chicago will light its Christmas tree downtown 2 days before Thanksgiving. That seems about right.
     
  13. Anyone who works retail is sick of it already. We've had lights in our store since the beginning of july, and the tree displays since the third week of july. It gets earlier every year. Plus we get to hear the music starting a week before thanksgiving up until 3 days after xmas itself.
     
  14. Relic

    Relic Cow are you?

    Sep 12, 2006
    Robbinsville, NJ
    After Thanksgiving is fine by me, I can endure a month of it as I actually like the atmosphere.
    That said, in some places here the xmas crap was out before Halloween!! That's just nuts.
     
  15. bassdude51

    bassdude51 Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2008
    Central Ohio
  16. Relic

    Relic Cow are you?

    Sep 12, 2006
    Robbinsville, NJ
  17. It's tough being a jolly fat guy :p
     
  18. It's nothing personal. He's just a scapegoat. :D
     
  19. My advice to is to start drinking- heavily!
     



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