View Poll Results: Have you put up the tree and decorated for Christmas?
Yes 43 31.85%
No 46 34.07%
We don't decorate 33 24.44%
Other 13 9.63%
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Old 12-04-2019, 07:02 PM
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Christmas Tree is up and house is decorated.

Pics of the new tree, we have a Christmas Moose riding a dragon this year as the tree topper. This Christmas Moose is apparently the nephew of the large Mr. C. Moose we had topping the tree since 1994 or so.
Old 12-04-2019, 07:10 PM
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I voted Other.

One tree is up, but not decorate. Some other decorations are up. It's a work in progress.
Old 12-04-2019, 10:01 PM
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My tree is up and only partially decorated. Other decorations will also be put out probably this weekend. There is no time in the evenings during the week.
I guess this is my signature.
Old 12-05-2019, 04:53 AM
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Got my decorations up yesterday - garland and window clings, the small artificial tree made of a garland a ornament balls, and the three menorahs in the kitchen window.

Hey, I work retail, it's amazing I have time even for that.
Old 12-05-2019, 05:11 AM
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Voted "other": I bought a cable yesterday with 188 LED "warm white" lights (19.99) I wrapped loosely around the leafless (it's winter, that is normal) lilac on our terrace. It does not blink! The old cable had become hopelessly tangled after ten years or so, some lamps did no longer work, and the color was too blue-ish and the glare was too blinding in some lamps. Now it looks nicer. We used to buy an Advent wreath like this, a couple of times even made it ourselves, but my wife is concerned about the fire risk, so we gave that up.
Some neighbours really go over the top with their bright and blinking decoration, that is typical Berlin. We like it discreet.
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Old 12-05-2019, 03:22 PM
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I answered "other" because I took a mini fake tree out of the closet and plugged it in. Not sure if that counts as decorating!
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Old 12-05-2019, 08:47 PM
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Bah Humbug!


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