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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.

bigstott

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About bigstott

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  • Birthday 08/30/1983

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  • My favorite Christmas story
    I don't have one
  • Location
    Denver CO
  • Biography
    I love Christmas lights ever since I was young.
  • Interests
    Coaching football landscaping and holiday lights
  • Occupation
    IT
  • About my display
    33k LED lights about 12k RGB set to music

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  1. In Commerce City. 104th and chambers. Hey thanks!!! 104th and Chambers in Commerce City. Not too far from yours. I have been to see your before.
  2. B Our Guest

    Facebook.com/onstottchristmasextravaganza
  3. Hi all. Here is one of our videos for our 2017 display. I will add more to the YouTube channel shortly. Enjoy.
  4. Pics of anyone's display progress

    I actually got a big jump this year and finished. Last night was the test of it all on.
  5. Pixel Coro Poles

    I cut 1 ten foot cat 5 cable at about 7 feet down, strip the wires. I use orange for data , light colors for 12v and dark for ground. The they are linked together with rj 45 couplers Sent from my SM-G928V using Tapatalk
  6. Pixel Coro Poles

    Mike i use cat 5 between each post and it is 7 feet between each post exept in the back where its 8 feet on one side and 6 on the other but that's just because of where the fence starts. Sent from my SM-G928V using Tapatalk
  7. Pixel Coro Poles

    No problem let me know what else you need Sent from my SM-G928V using Tapatalk
  8. Pixel Coro Poles

    1 output controls all of the poles. And its only 9 pixels because of how I have the globe wired. I use a total of 11 pixels but 2 pixels on the globe are wired so that they each recieve the daya for pixel 9 in the model so tje globe glows only one color for all three pixel modes in there Sent from my SM-G928V using Tapatalk
  9. A little late but here is a video

    Thank you! I have move videos on my YouTube page too. Sent from my SM-G928V using Tapatalk
  10. A little late but here is a video

    Thank you! Sent from my SM-G928V using Tapatalk
  11. A little late but here is a video

    I use xlights to sequence. Sent from my SM-G928V using Tapatalk
  12. A little late but here is one of my videos from this year. Hope you enjoy. Sent from my SM-G928V using Tapatalk
  13. Pixel Coro Poles

    Yes i power inject evey 3rd pole. I have 16 poles that go around the yard. I use pixlite 16s for my main boards i have 3 of them and i do all my sequences in xlights. In youtube search bigstott and you will see my channel with my display. Let me know if you have any questions. Sent from my SM-G928V using Tapatalk
  14. Pixel Coro Poles

    Ty Sent from my SM-G928V using Tapatalk
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