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real or fake?

Postby mudcow007 » Fri Nov 23, 2012 09:53 am

speaking to my mum an dad last night an they said this year they are going to buy a fake christmas tree :shock:

its a well known fact that fake christmas trees make baby jesus cry, so its real for us

what you all doing?
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Re: real or fake?

Postby daviesee » Fri Nov 23, 2012 09:55 am

Fake one inside, can't be bothered with the mess.

Real one outside.
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Re: real or fake?

Postby zx6man » Fri Nov 23, 2012 09:55 am

LED tree all the way. Santa also likes it, and Jesus isn't real........

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Re: real or fake?

Postby cyclingprop » Fri Nov 23, 2012 09:56 am

Having any form of decorations would be a change for me, so... I'm out.
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Re: real or fake?

Postby walkingbootweather » Fri Nov 23, 2012 09:57 am

As long as they are a decent size and shape, is well supported and has something worth unwrapping down below I could go for either.
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Re: real or fake?

Postby rubertoe » Fri Nov 23, 2012 09:57 am

cyclingprop wrote:Having any form of decorations would be a change for me, so... I'm out.


this is normally me. This year i have promised the EPO a real tree (only cos I can get one cheap).
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Re: real or fake?

Postby bails87 » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:01 am

I read in the Daily Mail that Christmas had been banned by the EU's PC Brigade, so it's all irrelevant anyway :wink:

Edit: You will, however be forced to have a minaret and/or giant yamaka put on the roof of your house so that you don't offend a Hindu. Youcoodernmekkitup.
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Re: real or fake?

Postby DonDaddyD » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:05 am

Fake as we have a crawling/stepping baby who won't leave anything along.

I don't want him to eat the needles.
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Re: real or fake?

Postby rjsterry » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:10 am

DonDaddyD wrote:Fake as we have a crawling/stepping baby who won't leave anything along.

I don't want him to eat the needles.


He'll still eat them, they'll just be plastic :lol: That said, we've always gone real, and a decent, but small one at that. If kept in water, they don't shed more than a couple of needles.
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Re: real or fake?

Postby meanredspider » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:12 am

We've a forest out the back.

And I have a saw in my toolbox (....and a sore too - but that can be fixed with cream)

I think we'll be having a real tree :wink:
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Re: real or fake?

Postby Torvid » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:22 am

walkingbootweather wrote:As long as they are a decent size and shape, is well supported and has something worth unwrapping down below I could go for either.


I see what you did there.
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Re: real or fake?

Postby gtvlusso » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:22 am

Real

Cause it's real, innit....

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Re: real or fake?

Postby Wrath Rob » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:28 am

Real, though this year we have 2 cats so I foresee needles in cats, smashed Christmas decorations and a very frustrated wife.
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Re: real or fake?

Postby Widgey » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:33 am

Fake - longevity

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Re: real or fake?

Postby MrSweary » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:34 am

First Christmas at home together for me and the wife so we are going full on real, old school decorations, homemade gingerbread and all that palaver...
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Re: real or fake?

Postby UndercoverElephant » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:40 am

We've had the same fake one for 10 years now, it's actually very convincing.

My parents have had the same fake one for 30 years now, it's the least convincing thing in the whole world.

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Re: real or fake?

Postby jonomc4 » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:45 am

up until my kids were 11 we always had a real tree - in the house we need to have an 11ft tree so it always ended up costing about £90, which was a real bind!

Last year we bought a fake - cost about £350 but it is a nice shape and looks quite real but without all the hassle. I love the smell and realism of a real tree - but the cost every year and mess is just too much I think.

BTW - I ******* love Christmas and I decorate the inside of the house a lot - Christmas has always been a special time of year for me and I try to make it that way for my family also - I love the whole cooking a big meal - eating and drinkling too much - family games - thew whole kit and caboodle - so sue me!

BTW - I was actually expecting the question to be about tits :)

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Re: real or fake?

Postby rubertoe » Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:03 am

jonomc4 = weirdo
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Re: real or fake?

Postby iPete » Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:05 am

fake ones just don't feel the same.

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Re: real or fake?

Postby walkingbootweather » Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:08 am

iPete wrote:fake ones just don't feel the same.


True, but don't real ones start to droop after a while?
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