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post #1 of 90 (permalink) Old 12-03-2006, 11:50 AM Thread Starter
 
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Post your christmas trees!!!

I figured everyone can show their Xmas trees.


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Hey!! M wants to know if you had to google how to decorate that tree??


Of course, since you like those pink shirts...She figures you are probably pretty good at "interior designing"...
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Hey!! M wants to know if you had to google how to decorate that tree??


Of course, since you like those pink shirts...She figures you are probably pretty good at "interior designing"...


Haha, you think you are funny. At least I dont have to beg. "Please, please, please let me get some."

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I don't put mine up until after my birthday (15th).

Surrender the booty, and let me get my hands on that beautiful treasure chest!!

One of these days, I'll actually buy a bike again...
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I'm not sure if we'll have one this year. We are going to visit family for a week or so over Christmas so I don't know if it makes sense. Plus it usually takes us until about Feb to get around to taking it down...
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We always got real trees growing up, but I have been using a 9' artificial tree for years. This year we decided to get a real tree again, and I remembered why we stopped. They are a pain! I wanted the type of stand with a spike in the bottom of the basin to which the tree mounts via a hole in the trunk, but they did not offer it at the tree lot. In fact, they had no stands, so I had to go to Wally World and get one.

They had a stand that lets you attach a bucket to the trunk, then that goes into a base that lets you straighten the tree and then lock it in place. That sounded great, so I bought one even though it cost 3 times as much as the other stands. However, it had 2 design flaws:
1) The teeth that engaged the retaining ring in the base once you got the tree strightenend were plastic, so they sheared off under the weight of the tree.
2) The eye bolts that hold the tree in place where allowed to wiggle left and right, so they were unable to secure the tree.

So basically it took a trip to the tree lot, then the store, then wrestle with the first stand, back to the store including a wait at the return desk, then wrestle the tree again, and finally vacuum up pine needles in both the car and the great room. Ugh.

Of course, I have to admit, it smells great and it is more like Christmas with a real tree in the house. Here is the pic; I obviously did not have time to decorate it. It is a Douglass Fir:

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i perfer the fraziers fir, smell like oranges



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i perfer the fraziers fir, smell like oranges
Yeah, that's what I was after, but none of them looked as good as this one and they were more expensive too.

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Does anybody know why we use evergreens as Christmas trees? Hint... its a christian/jesus thing...

Here's my tree that my wife did up... as I posted in the Christmas lights thread...







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WAIT, is that furniture that I see in that picture Gas?!?!?
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WAIT, is that furniture that I see in that picture Gas?!?!?
Yes sir it is!!

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nice tree gasman! when it is all lit up in the dark like that it looks like the front of an xmas card. your wife did a nice job.

when you turn your bike on, does it return the favor?



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Yeah the wife loves to do the tree and always wants it to look elegant like christmas card. I prefer a star or angel but she wanted a bow instead. I don't care its her thing...

She is doing the inside
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Does anybody know why we use evergreens as Christmas trees? Hint... its a christian/jesus thing...
Isnt it because it symbolizes eternal life (because its green year round)?

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here's my tree. i don't know why the lit up photo got all blurry, but you get the idea. my husband is in charge of our tree. i really have no interest in decorating it whatsoever. the kids helped him though. they liked doing it.
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