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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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About LightsOnLinden

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  • My favorite Christmas story
    Opening all of the presents!! The food!! The family!!
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    Luverne, MN
  1. New in Box - Sunhokey Acrylic Reprap Prusa i3 DIY Kit Plus - MK2B PCB Hot Bed Heated Bed for RepRap 3D Printers Prusa i3 Dual Power 12V / 24V Plus - Borosilicate Glass Print Hot Bed Surface for RepRap 3D Printer 213x200 Prusa i3 $225.00 shipped - CONUS
  2. PM me your email address... I have one I can email you.
  3. So I have an EDM FX Tx that I used a few years ago... this year I am doing a show and trying to get my EDM RDS working using Mini/Tiny RDS but can't connect. I have the EDM to serial cord and then I have a bi-directional USB to serial adapter. Once all connected I cannot connect. and not sure how to troubleshoot.
  4. Like new AlphaPix 4 from HOlidayCoro... $75 shipped CONUS.
  5. for Sale - AlphaPix 4

    I have a fully functional AlphaPix 4 for Sale ... $95 shipped CONUS.
  6. Good Used Working SanDevices E682 controller. $150 shipped CONUS
  7. This stuff has sold... I have no idea how to close the thread.
  8. seems some of the unopen ones have a tag of SPT1 10 strobes.
  9. Last of my AC stuff.....I would like to sell to the same person to cut shipping costs but will split if needed.Make me a reasonable offer plus shipping and its all yours - I want this stuff gone!All strobes work, some are yellowed others are not.There are male and female vamps plus a bag of C9 vamps.
  10. I was told once.... early evening - dusk. also, personal pref. using GoPro using a tall extension stick, etc. Large FOV. Just my opinion...
  11. Dumb RGB Flood

    What do you use to power the board? does the power to the led floods run via the RGB wires or do you need separate power lines as well?
  12. Dumb RGB Flood

    Anyone have advice how to hook up (whats all needed) dumb RGB floods to run through LightORama?
  13. Mega Strands - Light Strand Winder

    Looking to see if anyone has the plans or knows of a thread on here that explains how to build the winder for doing mega strands?
  14. Refurbished Old Pole Decorations

    Where do you even find these relics? I'd like to get my hands on a few of them.
  15. Westislipxmas's Christmas Display - 2014

    Ditto That!