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unfound posted 11/16/2013 13:03 PM

Just remember, every time a Christmas tree or decoration is put up before Thanksgiving, an elf dies. Only you can prevent elf deaths...

back to my cave at the top of the snowy mountain overlooking whoville.

MovingUpward posted 11/16/2013 13:08 PM

Oh so if you're Canadian you are safe to decorate.

Aubrie posted 11/16/2013 13:27 PM

I'll be killing three elves then as I have three trees. Thanksgiving is so late this year! If we don't put up our trees now, we won't get to enjoy them as long as previous years.

Also, tis the season for extreme camel toe and UGG boots. That kills off what...5 elves per offense?

unfound posted 11/16/2013 13:39 PM

No Moo, it just means you kill off eh-lves.

@ Aubrie uggs kill unicorns, therefore it should be not only legal, but ethically okay to ninja taze them at will.

for the unicorns

Aubrie posted 11/16/2013 13:41 PM

HUFI-PUFI posted 11/16/2013 15:49 PM

""...every time a Christmas tree or decoration is put up before Thanksgiving...""

Put up new decorations? That assumes that we took down the ones from last year!!!!

jrc1963 posted 11/16/2013 15:50 PM

Wait... what's wrong with Uggs?

Do Jews mitigate the Elf killing by not putting up any trees or decorations?

unfound posted 11/16/2013 16:04 PM

@ jrc! you my friend will never have the blood of elves on your hands or conscious . unicorns on the other hand......

huffi, there is a special place in hell for year round decoration keeper uppers.


MakingLemonade posted 11/16/2013 18:12 PM

Does observing a holiday free week between Thanksgiving and Christmas revive a few elves? Only way I can survive the season and enjoy each.

LadyQ posted 11/16/2013 19:05 PM

My son will not allow me to put up or take down the Christmas lights outside (probably a wise choice since I tripped going out to my truck the other day, fell and cracked 2 ribs! ). He never took them down after Christmas last year, so all year, i've just been calling them "other" lights.

First, they were New Year's lights, 18th birthday party lights for my son,graduation party lights for the same child, 16th birthday lights for DD, 4th of July lights, you get the idea.

unfound posted 11/16/2013 19:14 PM

since you've found a way to justify your lights LadyQ...you're probably just going to be sentenced to something a bit less than a special place in hell... like a reallly itchy sweater or popcorn stuck in your teeth or something .

nowiknow23 posted 11/16/2013 19:38 PM

Christmas cards, stamps, and glitter laying about are exempt, right?

metamorphisis posted 11/17/2013 10:59 AM

Also remember dear friends that Canadian Thanksgiving was in October, so no elves will be harmed. Go forth and and decorate my friends, you are spared by a Canadian technicality.

unfound posted 11/17/2013 14:02 PM

Meta, Moo tried that loop hole earlier in the thread...

No Moo, it just means you kill off eh-lves.

bah humbug

BrokenRoad posted 11/17/2013 19:02 PM

There was a lady at church, promoting fostering children, who mentioned she has 5 Christmas trees up. Right now. Since November 1.

TrulyReconciled posted 11/18/2013 10:15 AM

Some of you are just SO elf-centered

JustDone posted 11/18/2013 10:48 AM

Lola2kids posted 11/20/2013 11:34 AM

I saw a couple of houses in our neighbourhood already decked out.
My kids were shocked.
They said, "don't they know you can't turn on your lights until Dec. 1?"
That's my rule.
Sometimes we put them up in warmer weather but they don't go on until Dec. 1.

PurpleBirch posted 11/24/2013 22:48 PM

I think you can't put up your tree until after Remembrance Day. After the 11th though, our "Winter" dishes came out, and the tree came up shortly thereafter. I am in Canada, so apparently I'm killing all those pesky eh-lves.

Lola2kids posted 11/25/2013 09:03 AM

The tree goes up this Sunday Dec. 1.
The lights will go up if the temps rise.
It's really windy here too. I may have to break out the fingerless gloves to do the lights.
I just love all the lights out at this time of year.

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