Results 1 to 10 of 10
  1. #1
    Legend
    Points: 208,789, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    jbhtexas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Arlington, TX
    Posts
    10,815
    Points
    208,789
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 197
    Given: 116

    Is the Christmas Holiday coming earlier this year???

    I stopped in at Lowe's tonight...and they are putting Christmas decorations out on the shelves...fake trees, lights, ornaments...on September 15. That's got to be some kind of record for a store doing a major roll-out of Christmas stuff.

    In other news...it's impossible to buy a gas can around here that's over one gallon in size...


    "Don't worry Boss...they can't do nothin' 'til they're through sparklin'..."

    Avatar - America's new superhero...Cenex Guy

  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 38,900, Level: 60
    Level completed: 88%, Points required for next Level: 150
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    dinger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    3,398
    Points
    38,900
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 55

    Re: Is the Christmas Holiday coming earlier this year???

    i will be in your neck of the woods in less than 48 hours...want me to bring you a gas can?


    Husker Hater

  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 38,900, Level: 60
    Level completed: 88%, Points required for next Level: 150
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    dinger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    3,398
    Points
    38,900
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 55

    Re: Is the Christmas Holiday coming earlier this year???

    on second thought, that might look bad walking into the airport.


    Husker Hater

  4. #4
    Legend
    Points: 208,789, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    jbhtexas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Arlington, TX
    Posts
    10,815
    Points
    208,789
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 197
    Given: 116

    Re: Is the Christmas Holiday coming earlier this year???

    Quote Originally Posted by dinger View Post
    on second thought, that might look bad walking into the airport.
    Thanks anyway, but I'll manage. It was just for a little project that I can put off 'til later...


    "Don't worry Boss...they can't do nothin' 'til they're through sparklin'..."

    Avatar - America's new superhero...Cenex Guy

  5. #5
    Legend
    Points: 140,900, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Flag Guy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Maryland
    Posts
    13,090
    Points
    140,900
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Is the Christmas Holiday coming earlier this year???

    Yeah I started seeing some Christmas stuff... grant you mostly in a craft store but still...

    I can't stand how early stuff for the Holidays gets rolled out any more... heaven forbid you wait until the week before Halloween to look for a costume... all the good stuff goes 2 - 3 weeks before


    Oh we will fight, fight, fight for Iowa State,
    and may her colors ever fly!!!
    In Accordance with Prophecy

  6. #6
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 39,690, Level: 61
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 660
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    tman24's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    4,029
    Points
    39,690
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 13
    Given: 20

    Re: Is the Christmas Holiday coming earlier this year???

    try 2 months before Halloween comes


    Hooray for Metaphors!

  7. #7
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 497,936, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    17,645
    Points
    497,936
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 756
    Given: 3,039

    Re: Is the Christmas Holiday coming earlier this year???

    Hobby Lobby (yeah, I know) has had theirs out for a month and a half.


    M 7/09

  8. #8
    Legend
    Points: 140,900, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Flag Guy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Maryland
    Posts
    13,090
    Points
    140,900
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Is the Christmas Holiday coming earlier this year???

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Hobby Lobby (yeah, I know) has had theirs out for a month and a half.

    The craft stores make a liiiiiiittle bit of sense for those crazy people that like to make all sorts of decorations themsleves... crafts take time so you need to start early.

    That doesn't account for prepackaged ornaments though

    Or other stores putting Christmas stuff out


    Oh we will fight, fight, fight for Iowa State,
    and may her colors ever fly!!!
    In Accordance with Prophecy

  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 48,047, Level: 67
    Level completed: 79%, Points required for next Level: 303
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    Bubbahotep's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    3,519
    Points
    48,047
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Is the Christmas Holiday coming earlier this year???

    Since it's probably going to snow by mid October, I'm going to start putting up my Christmas lights next week. I'm going to incorporate Halloween, Easter and The 4th as well, so in case of a mini ice age, I should be set.


    “There have been a lotta tough guys. There have been pretenders. And there have been contenders. But there is only one king.”

  10. #10
    Pro Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    CyGal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    WDM
    Posts
    2,753
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Is the Christmas Holiday coming earlier this year???

    10 years ago, when I worked at Walmart, they use to at least wait until half of their halloween stuff was off the shelves. Give it another 5-10 years, they'll just start putting everything up in July and leaving it there until January.


    Throwing seven different kinds of smoke!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FOX
  • Iowa State vs. Baylor
  • September 27, 2014
  • 07:20 PM