The store decorations were up November 1st, the commercials started a week ago, Christmas music playing already. What is this insanity?
Has the Christmas shit always started this early?
|by Anonymous||reply 26||November 19, 2023 1:22 AM|
Early? I thought it came kind of late this year. My Costco usually has the trees and lights up by mid-August. Even my local Home Depot is only now building out the tree area in the parking lot; in years past, it was built in September taking up the parking spaces nearest the garden center for months.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||November 18, 2023 6:26 PM|
The commercials started b4 Halloween. Most stores started decorating around November 1st here in S. California.
Way too early 4 me!!
|by Anonymous||reply 2||November 18, 2023 6:27 PM|
Way too early for me, too.
People who never go out are suddenly crowding every grocery store.
I went to Harbor Freight yesterday to get some drill bits and the place was jammed with holiday shoppers! On a Friday afternoon, FFS!
I hate this shit. I have to go to the grocery, and I dread it. More assholes crawling everywhere, clogging up the aisles like beaches whales.
Why can’t they just STAY HOME and shop on line like they normally do?
|by Anonymous||reply 3||November 18, 2023 6:39 PM|
It used to be that retail and municipal holiday decorations went up the day after Thanksgiving or sometime during that week. Now it appears to be the day after Halloween.
Not a fan - to everything is a season.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||November 18, 2023 6:39 PM|
[quote] I hate this shit. I have to go to the grocery, and I dread it.
I was just about to post exactly this. Yesterday morning I went to TJ's and it was mobbed. I dread next week.
|by Anonymous||reply 5||November 18, 2023 6:44 PM|
Very very strange year-
Its like everyone is on vacation this week AND next.
I had to go to Walmart yesterday. (And I live in a pretty crime free neck of the woods- i think we have the lowest murder rate in the USA, or second to lowest) and the energy in that place was FUCKED. And it was mainly old folks- Like 65-80. What a bunch of cunts.
But at work, everyone was working 1-3 days this week and off, and then are taking next week off too... Its like something is coming and everyone knows it subconsciously.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||November 18, 2023 7:00 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 7||November 18, 2023 7:02 PM|
R6 Something is coming in what way? Another pandemic? Another 9/11? Recession?
|by Anonymous||reply 8||November 18, 2023 7:12 PM|
^^^ Massive layoffs?
|by Anonymous||reply 9||November 18, 2023 8:00 PM|
"Something Wicked this way CUMS...all over the hot guys faces" YUMMY!!
|by Anonymous||reply 10||November 18, 2023 8:04 PM|
Complaining about Christmas stuff starts earlier every year too
|by Anonymous||reply 11||November 18, 2023 8:17 PM|
It’s not early, fool!
|by Anonymous||reply 12||November 18, 2023 9:24 PM|
Christmas decor before Thanksgiving is too early. Festive lights are ok.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||November 18, 2023 10:12 PM|
R13 here - forgot to sign my post.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||November 18, 2023 10:13 PM|
Growing up, we put up our tree on Christmas Eve and took it took on New Year’s Day.
When a holiday is stretched into a couple months, is it really that special?
|by Anonymous||reply 15||November 18, 2023 10:16 PM|
R15 yes it is
|by Anonymous||reply 16||November 18, 2023 10:17 PM|
[quote]Has the Christmas shit always started this early?
I generally try to take my christmas shit on Boxing Day.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||November 18, 2023 10:19 PM|
It’s next month, fool!
|by Anonymous||reply 18||November 18, 2023 10:39 PM|
Christmas is only 7 weeks away which will fly by.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||November 18, 2023 10:59 PM|
^^5 weeks away, you numb nut
|by Anonymous||reply 20||November 18, 2023 11:02 PM|
you're right, sorry. 5 weeks away.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||November 18, 2023 11:04 PM|
I really love Thanksgiving and Christmas, but I like to celebrate each o its own. This weekend and the coming week are all about being grateful. Yeah, I have some difficulties right now, but I'm a lot better off than a great many others. I want to take the time to enjoy mid-to-late November...the yellows and oranges, the crunch of the fallen leaves, the two young deer camping out in my backyard this morning until about 2 pm. the college football, all the great food at the end of the week. People are already decorating their homes. I get it -- it's better to do it when it hasn't turned very cold yet. The lights are good, now that it gets dark by 5 pm.
I like getting ready for Christmas...just not the Christmas music just yet!
|by Anonymous||reply 22||November 18, 2023 11:33 PM|
Early? We start the Christmas season in September.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||November 19, 2023 12:27 AM|
We need a little extra Christmas spirit this year.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||November 19, 2023 12:49 AM|
It’s good to get the Christmas shopping and chores done early in order to really enjoy Advent.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||November 19, 2023 12:54 AM|
November 1? Christmas carols and decorations have been up since October in my neck of the woods. I remember seeing Christmas commercials for Glade in September!
|by Anonymous||reply 26||November 19, 2023 1:22 AM|