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  • Christmas 2017 countdown has begun. Most people reveal their displays the day after Thanksgiving. Will you be ready???
  • Why do we love Christmas? It's all about the traditions. In this chaotic world we can miss the "good old days." Christmas reminds us of that time.
  • The first recorded date of Christmas being celebrated on December 25th was in 336, during the time of the Roman Emperor Constantine. A few years later, Pope Julius I officially declared that the birth of Jesus would be celebrated on that day.
  • Santa Claus's sleigh is led by eight reindeer: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dunder (variously spelled Donder and Donner), and Blixem (variously spelled Blixen and Blitzen), with Rudolph being a 20th-century inclusion.
  • Outdoor Christmas lights on homes evolved from decorating the traditional Christmas tree and house with candles during the Christmas season. Lighting the tree with small candles dates back to the 17th century and originated in Germany before spreading to Eastern Europe.
  • That big, jolly man in the red suit with a white beard didn’t always look that way. Prior to 1931, Santa was depicted as everything from a tall gaunt man to a spooky-looking elf. He has donned a bishop's robe and a Norse huntsman's animal skin. When Civil War cartoonist Thomas Nast drew Santa Claus for Harper's Weekly in 1862, Santa was a small elflike figure who supported the Union. Nast continued to draw Santa for 30 years, changing the color of his coat from tan to the red he’s known for today.

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I have a queation, how come you ask someone for an invite, as in to follow them on PC, they deny or simply don't answer back with a yes or no, BUT they go to look at your profile?? As if you feel that, you don't measure up to there standards, so they only visit you AFTER you asked them for a follow....maybe it's petty but kind of weird

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I never knew you had to get an invite to follow someone.  I never tried to follow anyone so not sure how it works.

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27 minutes ago, Shawn M. said:

I didn't know you had to ask, or you could tell if they look at your profile.

If you go to your profile page and scroll down on the left side it states "recent profile visitors" 

Actually this is kind of funny but since the thread title is right above the posters name I am constantly clicking the names by mistake.  It looks like I am constantly looking at peoples profiles, but I'm not.  

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