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Lowes has %50 off Christmas items

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Yeah, the lowes by me was picked over. Wanted to pick up 2 of the soldiers..the 3 they had...OMG what a bunch of missing paint ,junk.  Oh, if you wanted incandescent warm white, they had pallets of them ..

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I looked to go online to order those soldiers.. shipping would have been $60😳😳 alone.. so will pass. We dis go there last night and the 3 that where left, looked like a fork tuck ran them over...missing paint, damaged heavily 

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I looked to go online to order those soldiers.. shipping would have been $60 alone.. so will pass. We dis go there last night and the 3 that where left, looked like a fork tuck ran them over...missing paint, damaged heavily 
We saw a damaged reindeer crossing lighted post at Wally world last year and asked for a discount and the lady gave us 75% off for it.

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I stopped in my nearest Lowes last Friday and they were asking around $40 for the lighted candy cane that Home Depot had on sale for $25 on black Friday.  Like all the others mentioned here it was in deplorable shape as were all the other blow molds still remaining.  It's hard to understand since the candy canes sold by Home Depot seem identical yet were all in perfect shape and I managed to get the very last one available.

On a more cheerful note I managed to pick up three blow molds this morning from the local Goodwill Outlet store.  They were all originally Empire but these said General Foam on them.  I got the deluxe sheep (painted and lighted), the deluxe donkey, and finally got a copy of Jesus.  It's not the one that goes with the GFP Joseph and Mary that I bought last year but will do.  The price for all three together was $5.50.  They are all in flawless shape.

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I went on line to order a couple of inflatables, but refuse to pay $80 shipping.  Cancelled the order.  I don't need them that bad.

 

also a bad Goodwill today  A employee on lunch bread was going through the store snatching up everything that was of any value,  I am standing in front of a couple of things, he reaches right in front of me and in his buggys it goes.  come to find out he resales the stuff.

May be legal but not right since he knows what is there and prices,  hope he was not the one pricing them

oops lunch freak, but who knows he could have had lunch bread

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Boo...everything except lights were 50% in Terre Haute. Lights were only 25% off. Not worth it yet.

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Checked one of ours this afternoon and it was pretty well picked over already. IIRC last year they got another shipment a few days before Christmas. Maybe a fluke. If they don't get more this year then I'm done. Nothing but string lights and a few odds and ends. One reindeer and sleigh. That's it.

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I swung by the local Home Depot last night.  It is starting to reduce select items, but not significantly or broadly.  Also, not surprisingly, selection was very picked over.  About the only things available in quantity were string lights.

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We cleaned up on 100 ct light strings of warm white led's, some light spheres, snowflakes, net lights, and village pieces....first time for those things.

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Its painful at times when stores taunt me with the 50% before Christmas knowing full well will be probably 75% on the 26th. Also realize places like Lowes clear out quick even before the big shopping day after Christmas.

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Not all Lowes but some will, If you bought at full price, and they mark it down, will refund the difference, depending on when you bought it

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Rich, I bought two of those Home Depot candy canes yesterday, and I really like them. They're not as thick and heavy as the stuff at Lowe's.

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Anyone out today getting day after deals? I was 2nd in line at Walmart which meant I missed getting the JUMBO lights. The dude sprinted across the store to get them

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I spent too much as always.  I ended up with 8 jumbo lights total from 2-3 Walmarts. Picked up some lights, the sleigh parking sign, a scrolling sign, and some other miscellaneous stuff. None of which I need or have a place to store!  Can’t pass up a deal though. 

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Sadly I hadn't had time to make it to Lowe's or Home Depot. Our Walmart was pretty well picked clean today. Some mini lights, but I really wanted some rope lights. Completely out.

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