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Posted at 25th Nov 2008 - 04:00AM   Posted by Pondside   Imagine Living Across the Street from this! Comments: 19

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Wizzard's Avatar Is that your house then Pondside?LaughingLaughingLaughing

Posted by: Wizzard on 25th Nov 2008 at 07:38AM

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Ivy's Avatar What a waste of electricityEvil or Very Mad

Posted by: Ivy on 25th Nov 2008 at 07:39AM

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Pondside's Avatar If that were my house, it would be the work of some evil elves!

Posted by: Pondside on 25th Nov 2008 at 07:56AM

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Blossomcottage's Avatar Yuck and Double Yuck!!BlinkBlinkBlinkBlinkBlinkBlinkBlinkBlinkBlink

Posted by: Blossomcottage on 25th Nov 2008 at 07:58AM

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Toady's Avatar Compared to one near here that is quite tasteful. There is a roadside bungalow on the Barnstaple road that is festooned with the stuff in all shapes and shades including life size plastic animals in the stable. Done for charity I know but truly naff.

Posted by: Toady on 25th Nov 2008 at 08:09AM

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Faith's Avatar I liked the song in the beginning..... hate anything that flashes!

Posted by: Faith on 25th Nov 2008 at 08:12AM

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Elizabethd's Avatar We used to drive round Smithers (BC) when we visited daughter at Christmas, just to see , open mouthed, the decorations!

Posted by: Elizabethd on 25th Nov 2008 at 08:39AM

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CalicoKate's Avatar If it had just been white and still then it could have been really pretty but ...............
Bet their lecky bill is EEE-NOR-MOUSE!
CKx

Posted by: CalicoKate on 25th Nov 2008 at 10:02AM

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CalicoKate's Avatar Better this than a brothel???
CKx

Posted by: CalicoKate on 25th Nov 2008 at 10:03AM

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Angel's Avatar That looks just like the council estate where my husbands family live!

Most of the houses are covered-it has become somewhat of a competition as to who has the most/flashiest/tackiest...

This year the first house to put its lights on was in last week of October...

Honestly.

xx

Posted by: Angel on 25th Nov 2008 at 11:41AM

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Mountainear's Avatar Blimey!

I think there's one in every neighbourhood - there's a little cottage up on the mountain here; it stands all by itself on my favourite lonely road but it's covered in lights. Must be visible from space.

Posted by: Mountainear on 25th Nov 2008 at 11:45AM

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Milla's Avatar oh what a load of miseries! I just loved this; thanks, Pondie! Hilarious.

Posted by: Milla on 25th Nov 2008 at 12:06PM

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Westerwitch's Avatar I quite liked it too - I love that people make an effort to decorate at Xmas - however if we all decorated like that . . . noooooo . . . and most of it is pretty tasteless - whereas that was pretty by comparison - except that it moved.

As a migraine sufferer (although not now) I found and still find repeated things like this tortuous - so if this house was opposite mine I would have to move away for xmas Sad

Posted by: Westerwitch on 25th Nov 2008 at 12:19PM

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Camilla's Avatar Great Pondy....... all those flashing lights though a tad too much.

Posted by: Camilla on 25th Nov 2008 at 01:30PM

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Bodrans visible from space Embarassed doesn't flash though.

Posted by: Bodran on 25th Nov 2008 at 01:47PM

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LaughingLaughingLaughingActually, that's quite inventive and relatively tasteful compared to the ones I see in Newcastle. I can't believe anyone would look at it and not offer at least half a smile. Wouldn't like to live next door to it, but if it was in my neighbourhood I'd go and see it.LaughingLaughing

Posted by: @themill on 25th Nov 2008 at 05:28PM

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I have obviously been living here too long as it's fairly normal and doesn't really invite much comment. I would hate to live next to it though. There's another You Tube which my daughter is addicted to. It's a similar house but the Xmassy music is all electric violins and the lights are very dramatic. If I can find it I'll post it.

Posted by: Expatmum on 25th Nov 2008 at 06:35PM

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Exmoorjane's Avatar Darn it, can't see this........Mad

Posted by: Exmoorjane on 25th Nov 2008 at 08:04PM

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Withy Brook's Avatar Not nearly as many things as in front of and round a house in Corbridge, but they do not have music or dancing lights. They make oodles of money for charity, but can't help wondering if a straight donation of the amount spent on the decorations and the electricity bill would not come to nearly the same? Sooo tacky - both of them!

Posted by: Withy Brook on 25th Nov 2008 at 09:17PM

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