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  • 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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About VegasLee

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  • Birthday 02/21/1955

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  • Location
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Biography
    We love Holiday Decorations. We are the major decorator in our area of Las Vegas. Each year it gets bigger and better.
  • Interests
    Holidays and working with kids in need in Las Vegas
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  • About my display
    Started with one small blowup. Grow to music with lights and sound. More Blowups, More Blowups and even more. Just keeps getting bigger each year. Now we seem to plan our home improvements around what we might do for Xmas each year.

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  1. Anybody Else Thinking Of Or Ever Taken A Year Off?

    Due to health reasons I had thought about taking last year off and not putting the display out. Some of our friends stepped up and helped us put up the Display though. Seems they wanted it up as much as we did. I am glad we set it up. 1000's of people came by and smiled for a few minutes. It was worth it to us. You have to do what is right for you. Need a break, take it.
  2. I Can't Get Motivated / What Keeps You Going?

    The main thing that keeps us motivated is knowing we are going to get to see 1000's of smiling happy people again this year. That is all it takes to make us push harder to get it done.
  3. Hamberger Display Figures Wanted

    You might want to check out this He is selling his.
  4. 2012 Halloween Display Is Now Up!

    We got our video up of Halloween night.
  5. 2012 Halloween Display Is Now Up!

    Added a few night time shots of the Decorations tonight. You can see them here: http://www.twistedvegas.com/h2012.php
  6. Thanks to some great friends we have our Halloween up. We have items that cannot go out until Halloween day due to weather but most everything is out. There are 20 more photos on our web site http://www.twistedvegas.com/h2012.php 35 Inflatables are now up.
  7. Twitter

    We just followed all three of you. Our Twitter is @twistedvegas We used it this last year for Halloween and Christmas. A lot of people showed up that we met on Twitter. Fun way to keep them up to date.
  8. How Do I Actually Connect X-10 To Lor On My Desktop?

    I found infomation on X-10's web site that should cover your question They use software on your computer and a PC Transceiver RF Transceiver to send the signals to each unit.
  9. When I needed to make something into a video off my security system the first thing I did was get the book out that came with it. That told me what I needed to do so that I could have an avi file and put it on YouTube.
  10. Replacement Blower Motor

    Glad you got something. Hopefully the fan will work on your other Inflatable. If it is the right size should not be to hard to change out then you can put it back on the Pumpkin stack for Halloween.
  11. hahhahaha... love it.... you need to put that video up for the world to see! Good job!
  12. Replacement Blower Motor

    See if this is a fan that might work on that inflatable. http://www.yardinfla...ase-_p_994.html This fan might be to big for that Inflatable though.
  13. The display is up and the people keep streaming by! Going to be a great holiday!

  14. Neighbors keep stopping by asking if we have anything new for the Holidays. OHhhhhhh are they going to be surprised! ;-)