What kind of tree to do you have?

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What kind of tree do you have?

  1. Real

    15 vote(s)
    27.3%
  2. Fake Green

    38 vote(s)
    69.1%
  3. Red

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. White

    0 vote(s)
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  5. Charlie Brown

    2 vote(s)
    3.6%
  1. stormchaser2014

    stormchaser2014 Well-Known Member

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    We have a fake green tree with colored lights in the living room. I have a red tree with yellow lights in my room.
     
  2. BoxsterCy

    BoxsterCy Well-Known Member

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    I have a dracaena, a fig and an arboricola tree. They are all real trees. :smile:
     
  3. cyclones500

    cyclones500 Well-Known Member

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    Fake green. I did real trees for several years, and I love it, but the charm vs. work wears off after a while.

    We also have a Charlie Brown Fake tree.
     
  4. timappelgate

    timappelgate Well-Known Member

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    A ticket oak.
     
  5. JP4CY

    JP4CY Well-Known Member

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    Aluminum pole. I find tinsel distracting.
     
  6. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    I gotta lotta problems with you people, and now you're gonna hear about it.
     
  7. WhatchaGonnaDo

    WhatchaGonnaDo Well-Known Member

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    At home, it's a real one.

    As for at school, my roommates and I plan on putting some tinsel and a star on our traffic cone that we borrowed during the Lincoln Way construction.
     
  8. baller21

    baller21 Well-Known Member

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    to do I have beer tree


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  9. iowa_wildcat

    iowa_wildcat Well-Known Member

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    We have a gigantic maple and an even larger oak.
     
  10. theantiAIRBHG

    theantiAIRBHG Well-Known Member

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    ILL GET THE POLE FROM THE CRAWL SPACE
     
  11. alarson

    alarson Well-Known Member

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    I dont have one.. just me living in my place and not really a great place to set one up.
     
  12. bringmagicback

    bringmagicback Well-Known Member

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    i have a cherry tree and then a few oaks and also a 30ft evergreen. Neighbors have all maple. Great question, great thread.
     
  13. enisthemenace

    enisthemenace Well-Known Member

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    As far as the tree, we are fakes. I would love a real tree, but we have a dog similar to Cousin Eddie's.

    White, non blinking lights only.
     
  14. Sparkplug

    Sparkplug Well-Known Member

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    An eleven foot white pine from the White Christmas Tree Farm. They never look that tall outside
     
  15. aauummm

    aauummm Well-Known Member

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  16. cyinne

    cyinne Well-Known Member

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    Kruger, you couldn't smooth a silk sheet if you had a hot date with a babe.. I lost my train of thought.
     
  17. urb1

    urb1 Well-Known Member

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    After last year's debacle of our tree falling on me as I was stringing the lights, drenching my legs and feet with the water in the tree stand, and finally getting the tree to stay upright by wiring and anchoring it to 40 pounds of bar-bell weights, I talked my wife into an artificial tree. We've been going to a tree farm for the past 27 years and cutting one down. She is sad the tradition is over but glad we won't have the cleanup to deal with after Christmas when the tree usually explodes needles all over the carpet, entryway, and porch.

    The new tree is still in the box for now, just in case she changes her mind.
     
  18. SerenityNow

    SerenityNow Well-Known Member

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    We get a real tree every year. It's a lot more work than artificial, but I love the smell and to me just looks nicer.
     
  19. stormchaser2014

    stormchaser2014 Well-Known Member

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    See I work for a tree service so I despise pine trees, especially dead ones.
     
  20. no2cyclones

    no2cyclones Mariner Moose
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    If it is any color other than green, you're doing it wrong.
     

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