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  • The original Rudolph did not have a red nose. In that day and age, red noses were seen as an indicator of chronic alcoholism and Montgomery Ward didn’t want him to look like a drunkard. To complete the original picture, he was almost named Reginald or Rollo.
  • The Christmas wreath was originally hung as a symbol of Jesus. The holly represents his crown of thorns and the red berries the blood he shed.
  • The three traditional colors of most Christmas decorations are red, green and gold. Red symbolizes the blood of Christ, green symbolized life and rebirth, and gold represents light, royalty and wealth.
  • Tinsel was invented in 1610 in Germany and was once made of real silver.
  • The oldest artificial Christmas trees date back to the late 1800s and were made of green raffia (think grass hula skirts) or dyed goose feathers. Next the Addis Brush Company used their machinery that wove toilet brushes to create pine-like branches for artificial Christmas trees that were less flammable and could hold heavier decorations.
  • ‘Jingle Bells’ – the popular Christmas song was composed by James Pierpont in Massachusetts, America. It was, however, written for thanksgiving and not Christmas.
  • Coca-Cola was the first company that used Santa Claus during the winter season for promotion.
  • Hallmark introduced their first Christmas cards in 1915.
  • 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.
  • Christmas 2018 countdown has already begun. 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.


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    About jgwood

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    • Birthday 06/11/1967

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    • My favorite Christmas story
      waking up at my grandparents house and opening presents with all my family
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      medaryville, Indiana, USA
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      I run winkelbottoms.com a made to order wireframe company
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      xmas thats why were here
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      general conttractor
    • About my display
      its static with some animation of all wireframes

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    1. I am selling my motionetts If interested email me at [email protected] and I will send you the photos Not asking a lot for them just want to get rid of them I have to manet to post the pictures on here THanks Gregg
    2. are you talking wireframe blowmold .I have a few frame desigens I have been working on but have not got around to compleating
    3. MIkell I get 1000 fet for $140.00 GRegg
    4. i would not use it as it is galvanized and welding galvanized releses some bad fumes.
    5. i should say these are just the wire and sockets anything under 20 sockets is $.50 over 20 are $1.00 except the 100 they are $3.00 and the 72 socket it $2.50 plus shipping
    6. i have the following for sale c-7 Wire sets Green wire 2 @ 7 sockets 1 @ 13 sockets no plug 1 @ 15 sockets 21 @ 25 sockets 2 @ 100 sockets new roman commercial White wire 6 @ 20 sockets 1 @ 23 sockets 3 @ 25 sockets 1 @ 33 sockets no plug 6 @ 34 sockets C-9 wire sets green wire 1 @ 9 sockets 1 @ 13 sockets 1 @ 17 sockets 14 @ 25 sockets 1 @ 72 sockets 1 @ 100 sockets new roman commercial make a offer also for sale 100 blue c9 led retro fits never used $60.00 plus shipping email me at [email protected] GRegg
    7. I have the following lights for sale .New some in boxes some out of boxes for storage in totes $1.00 each plus shipping also have 6 clear net lights 3 multi color net lights 3 clear ribbon 8 sets swag lights clear white wire 2 multi garland lights 7 cleat green wire iceicle lights email me at [email protected] with what you want and I will get you a shipping quote GRegg
    8. jgwood

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      for free just pay for shipping email me at [email protected] with what you are interested in also have the following for free just pay shipping C7s New Bulbs solid color blue 30 red 25 green 47 orange 24 Transparent blue 20 green 20 red 16 amber 50 purple 19 clear 72 used bulbs all work good color solid color blue 34 red 10 green 6 orange 2 yellow 1 white 2 transparent blue 37 green 25 red 50 amber 45 purple 25 clear 120 c9s new bulbs solid color red 12 green 16 blue 44 orange 12 transparent blue 30 amber 30 c9s old bulbs all work good color red 102
    9. Bella is $50.00 Frankinstein is $25.00 ghosts are $10.00 Little santa is $1.00 Bells $8.00 for all peppermint $8.00 Price does not include shipping email me your zip code and I will get you a shipping price First come first served [email protected] GRegg
    10. For Sale make me a offer.Email offer and zipcode to [email protected] and I will send you a shipping quote GRegg
    11. just take them to a welding shop
    12. don't give up yet have not heard back from some yet
    13. as of now all molds are sold pending shipping
    14. $10.00 each or best offer Gregg
    15. if you don't mind putting on lights I can build one for $55.00 plos shipping Gregg
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