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Black Cavalier21 Sep 2017 1:15 p.m. PST

Both costco and a local dollar tree store have Christmas decorations out for sale!!!!!

Frakkin' hell, the school year only just started!

VCarter Supporting Member of TMP21 Sep 2017 1:26 p.m. PST

Wal-Mart and Hobby Lobby as well.

Winston Smith21 Sep 2017 4:50 p.m. PST

Your rant is overdue.

TNE230021 Sep 2017 6:43 p.m. PST

Frederik Pohl predicted this in 1956
his short story 'Happy Birthday Dear Jesus'

I have heard it described as a cross between
'A Christmas Carol' and '1984'

I read it some time ago
but seem to remember a reference to
'Only 364 shopping days till Christmas!'

Saginaw22 Sep 2017 5:12 a.m. PST

Wal-Mart and Hobby Lobby as well.

Hobby Lobby usually has their Christmas items out by the end of July, and discounted on sale when the actual Christmas season arrives.

Yeah. frown

Winston Smith22 Sep 2017 7:06 a.m. PST

I love it by the way. That's where I get my Lemax terrain.

gladue22 Sep 2017 7:42 a.m. PST

I always like to reference that the earliest known complaints about the commercialization of Christmas in the US are from newspaper "people write in to complain" columns from the *1880's*!

Zyphyr22 Sep 2017 5:39 p.m. PST

It is Hallowthanksmass season.

Hafen von Schlockenberg23 Sep 2017 12:44 p.m. PST

As a kid, I always hated the "Back to School!" ads,featuring happy,eager children, picking out their new supplies.

They seemed to start earlier and earlier, ruining what was left of the summer by reminding me of yet another upcoming Season in Hell.

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