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Author Topic: 'Tis The Season, I Guess  (Read 1844 times)

Offline cosworth151

'Tis The Season, I Guess
« on: September 27, 2017, 01:13:00 PM »
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  • Yesterday, 26 September, they were putting up Christmas merchandise displays at my local Menards DIY store. It's right beside the Halloween stuff.   :DntKnw:


    “You can search the world over for the finer things, but you won't find a match for the American road and the creatures that live on it.”
    ― Bob Dylan

    Offline lkjohnson1950

    Re: 'Tis The Season, I Guess
    « Reply #1 on: September 27, 2017, 03:52:48 PM »
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  • Saw a TV commercial for artificial Christmas trees over the weekend.

     :(
    Lonny

    Offline Scott

    Re: 'Tis The Season, I Guess
    « Reply #2 on: September 27, 2017, 06:37:55 PM »
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  • I think it’s forbidden here until after Halloween, which they don’t really celebrate
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    Offline Dare

    Re: 'Tis The Season, I Guess
    « Reply #3 on: October 07, 2017, 03:17:02 PM »
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  • Sears has xmas trees for sell 2 weeks ago it they can
    still be open by xmas
    "The
    democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those
    who are
    willing to work and give to those who would not."
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    Thomas
    Jefferson

    Offline Ian

    Re: 'Tis The Season, I Guess
    « Reply #4 on: October 07, 2017, 07:58:26 PM »
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  • Way way way too early, I can remember when I was a kid my Dad brought the Christmas tree home on Christmas Eve.
    An aircraft landing is just a controlled crash.

    Offline Alianora La Canta

    Re: 'Tis The Season, I Guess
    « Reply #5 on: October 11, 2017, 08:22:22 PM »
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  • Yesterday, I heard my first Christmas song in a shop for the year. Which is bad enough... ...but the song was new! What artist/promoter thought early October was a good time to release a new Christmas song?

    (I don't know the artist or song title, but it was cringeworthy in a "adult woman pretending to sing like an off-key 7-year-old, and getting drowned out by over-engineered piano and synthetic cowbell" sense).

    I'll put up my little tree in mid-December. My parents will likely stick to the tradition of not decorating their festive branches until Dad comes home for Christmas. This year, they'll be unusually early because they may start as early as tea-time on December 22nd!  (Last year, we started at 6:58 pm on Christmas Eve due to a broken something-or-other requiring Dad to go back to work for a couple of hours, just as we were about to do the first attempt to decorate).
    « Last Edit: October 11, 2017, 08:25:45 PM by Alianora La Canta »
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    Offline Jericoke

    Re: 'Tis The Season, I Guess
    « Reply #6 on: October 12, 2017, 02:27:00 PM »
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  • Sears has xmas trees for sell 2 weeks ago it they can
    still be open by xmas

    Sears Canada might not exist by Christmas, if they can't sell the trees now, they'll never get to sell them

    Offline Alianora La Canta

    Re: 'Tis The Season, I Guess
    « Reply #7 on: October 15, 2017, 10:37:16 PM »
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  • Sears has xmas trees for sell 2 weeks ago it they can
    still be open by xmas

    Sears Canada might not exist by Christmas, if they can't sell the trees now, they'll never get to sell them

    1) Wow, that surprises me - I thought they were pretty sound as a company :(

    2) Is Sears USA in the same boat?
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    Offline Andy B

    Re: 'Tis The Season, I Guess
    « Reply #8 on: October 16, 2017, 02:46:31 AM »
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  • We're heading to Sydney for Christmas so no decorations in my house!
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    Offline lkjohnson1950

    Re: 'Tis The Season, I Guess
    « Reply #9 on: October 16, 2017, 04:04:28 AM »
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  • Nearly every big traditional department store is on the verge of bankruptcy, Sears, Penneys, Macy's. Welcome to the world of Amazon. Why drive all the way to the Mall when a couple of clicks brings it to your door and usually cheaper.
    Lonny

    Offline cosworth151

    Re: 'Tis The Season, I Guess
    « Reply #10 on: October 16, 2017, 12:12:23 PM »
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  • Sears, and its companion K-Mart, are on the ropes. They've been closing stores all over the place. Sears even sold off its famous Craftsman Tools brand. Many business analysts expect them to go completely under soon.
    “You can search the world over for the finer things, but you won't find a match for the American road and the creatures that live on it.”
    ― Bob Dylan

    Offline Ian

    Re: 'Tis The Season, I Guess
    « Reply #11 on: October 16, 2017, 02:45:14 PM »
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  • I never buy online, apart from the fact that I like to physically see what I'm buying I'm not happy having my bank details floating about the ether.
    An aircraft landing is just a controlled crash.