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SoxFan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-26-08 06:59 PM
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22. New Orleanians aren't Southerners!
Not only do they drink like fish, eat things that aren't batter fried, and hate the Cowboys, they leave their Christmas trees up past New Years!

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  -Who else here leaves the tree up til after Jan 1? azmouse  Dec-26-08 03:15 PM   #0 
  - I usually do  lizerdbits   Dec-26-08 03:20 PM   #1 
  - That's great that your area does the mulching thing with the trees.  azmouse   Dec-26-08 03:22 PM   #2 
  - One year we left our fake tree up till April!  latebloomer   Dec-26-08 03:35 PM   #3 
  - I've teased my husband about doing that.  azmouse   Dec-26-08 03:36 PM   #4 
     - I think that was the year when my son, who was about 10  latebloomer   Dec-26-08 03:58 PM   #8 
  - We do  MorningGlow   Dec-26-08 03:40 PM   #5 
  - I put my decorations up early too.  azmouse   Dec-26-08 03:52 PM   #7 
  - Of course... comes down after Wife's b-day Jan. 4  JCMach1   Dec-26-08 03:43 PM   #6 
  - The twelfth day of Christmas isn't until January 6  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-26-08 04:05 PM   #9 
  - Yep. That's my justification for it...  Gormy Cuss   Dec-26-08 04:11 PM   #10 
  - Exactly  dpbrown   Dec-26-08 04:16 PM   #11 
  - Yes, my Catholic grandmother always taught us to keep the tree  alsame   Dec-26-08 04:50 PM   #12 
  - Yep, the tree stays up until Epiphany,  Kajsa   Dec-26-08 07:33 PM   #26 
  - my mom's birthday.  mopinko   Dec-26-08 07:34 PM   #27 
  - There's the tradition of bad luck if you leave your tree up after Jan 6th.  mwooldri   Dec-26-08 08:57 PM   #28 
  - Usually me, but with my marriage woes, maybe not this year. nt  blondeatlast   Dec-26-08 04:59 PM   #13 
  - Sorry, dupe. nt  blondeatlast   Dec-26-08 05:00 PM   #14 
  - I pick a week-end to deal with that.  JoePhilly   Dec-26-08 05:02 PM   #15 
  - What tree?  Xipe Totec   Dec-26-08 05:03 PM   #16 
  - We do  CatholicEdHead   Dec-26-08 05:04 PM   #17 
  - Ours gets taken down  bigwillq   Dec-26-08 06:08 PM   #18 
  - I leave ours up through Epiphany, January 6. eom  grannylib   Dec-26-08 06:08 PM   #19 
  - Same here. After Epiphany is when the tree is taken down. n/t  lizziegrace   Dec-26-08 07:12 PM   #23 
  - Mine is one of those 3-feet- tall-lights/limbs already attached  rainbow4321   Dec-26-08 06:28 PM   #20 
  - We share the same tree and mine will  emilyg   Dec-26-08 11:11 PM   #31 
  - In the south, it's considered bad luck to leave the tree up after Jan.1.  trof   Dec-26-08 06:37 PM   #21 
  - New Orleanians aren't Southerners!  BlueDogDemocratNH   Dec-26-08 06:59 PM   #22 
  - In UK, it's bad luck if left up after Jan 6th.  mwooldri   Dec-26-08 08:59 PM   #29 
  - Christmas isn't over until Jan. 6; so, yes, the tree stays up past Jan 1  Rabrrrrrr   Dec-26-08 07:19 PM   #24 
  - You take the tree down?????  whistler162   Dec-26-08 07:21 PM   #25 
  - I always want the tree up as long as possible. My mom always wants it down really soon after xmass.  applegrove   Dec-26-08 10:00 PM   #30 
  - Where I grew up they had a bonfire made from Christmas Trees on New Year's Eve  csziggy   Dec-26-08 11:29 PM   #32 
  - When we had a real tree, we took it down on New Year's Day...  blue neen   Dec-26-08 11:35 PM   #33 
  - When my dad was a kid he had two  LibDemAlways   Dec-26-08 11:36 PM   #34 
  - so many here say Christmas goes through Epiphany  CreekDog   Dec-26-08 11:38 PM   #35 
  - One year I left it up til March ---  Tuesday Afternoon   Dec-26-08 11:43 PM   #36 
  - Russian Orthodox Christmas is Jan. 7, 2009;  Flaxbee   Dec-27-08 12:45 AM   #37 
  - Me!  crispini   Dec-27-08 05:30 AM   #38 
  - We put ours up on December 7th, and won't take it down until  oktoberain   Dec-27-08 06:06 AM   #39 
  - Isn't it funny how animals are fascinated with Christmas trees?  azmouse   Dec-27-08 11:39 AM   #41 
  - We do, but we start late...  Phentex   Dec-27-08 06:21 AM   #40 

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