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(Light's Galore)   Look what this insane Tennessean did to his yard for Christmas   ( divider line
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12540 clicks; posted to Main » on 24 Dec 2001 at 8:39 AM (18 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook

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2001-12-24 8:42:02 AM  
At least he's honest; he knows his influences:
2001-12-24 8:42:51 AM  
"One of the seven wonders of the world!"  James Toliver, nephew of Chuck Smith 

2001-12-24 8:52:51 AM  
Nuthin' says baby jesus like 2 singing penguins!
2001-12-24 8:53:52 AM  
Time to buy some utilities stock.
2001-12-24 9:24:47 AM  
Farked already. Too many users viewing.
2001-12-24 9:27:01 AM  
lol... this guy was just on my local news here in vegas.... he said his power bill was over $600 for the month....fark that !
2001-12-24 9:27:32 AM  
some guy in my town did that, but he plugged them all into 1 electrical socket. it burned his house down and killed his 3 kids. christmas - the mostwonderful time of the year :P

2001-12-24 9:38:58 AM  
There's a bulb out on the roof.
2001-12-24 9:39:23 AM  
It's crap-tacular.
2001-12-24 10:06:19 AM  
Good news for that website: The domain name has not yet been claimed.
2001-12-24 10:23:38 AM  
I also wonder this when I see someone filling up their Ford Excursions, but: "Is it right that just because someone makes more money, they're entitled to a greater share of finite natural resources than any other person?"
2001-12-24 10:32:05 AM  
All he needs now is a forklift with which to transport his electricity bills.
2001-12-24 10:32:39 AM  
Well, liberal, think about this: Is it right that those who earn less or no money than me are be entitled to take a chunk away from the personal financial resources that I have produced on my own, for myself?
2001-12-24 10:39:54 AM  
We farked him!
2001-12-24 10:43:25 AM  
I don't want to get into a whole debate over it Flignir, it's being X-mas Eve and all, but consider this:

You choose to buy extravagent things. You don't choose to live in poverty. Conspicuous consumption and welfare are two different issues.
2001-12-24 10:45:51 AM  
Yeah, fight for your right to waste energy.
2001-12-24 11:00:25 AM  
Good thing he's not in California. The whole state would be out!
2001-12-24 11:19:58 AM  
Oh four horse CAROUSEL. For a moment there I thought it read four HORSEMEN. LOL

Electric companies aren't complaining....
2001-12-24 11:26:21 AM  
Personally, I don't see what the problem is... If the guy's willing to pay for the power used up, then what the hell? It's HIS money, he should choose how he wants to spend it. There was a similar nutjob (actually 2 of them) in the town I grew up in, and they had donation boxes set-up outside their houses, so that any of the masses of people streaming through (and there were lots of em) could help them pay for the lights and/or power. However I'm sure they'd do it every year even if no one contributed anything.
2001-12-24 11:30:47 AM  
What a jerk! He complains about how it's difficult to do with his aches and pains and no one will help him. He also says he wishes he could spend the time after Christmas kicking back and watching football. Why exactly does he have to do it? For the children or some crap? What about his neighbors, who have to deal with traffic jams on residential streets every freaking night? And the lights/noise when they want to go to bed?

This happened here in Florida a few years ago, and the family that did it got sued. Then, Disney bought them out. Better for everyone. The people who want to see it can go see it; the people who want to sleep at night without buses in front of their houses can do that, too.

This should have a "sad" tag.
2001-12-24 11:31:13 AM  
Have a Happy Christmas fellow farkers and an absoloutley spiffy new year.
I would hate to see this guys electricity bill!
2001-12-24 11:31:57 AM  
sure jimdunlop, suck that power up! we don't need think longterm anymore, i'll be dead in 50 years.
2001-12-24 11:35:51 AM  
There is no fate but what we make for ourselves.....

-Terminator 2
2001-12-24 11:37:37 AM  
[grammar&punctuation Nazi]
Lights, not Light's. You silly little kids have to learn how to use proper grammar and punctuation, otherwise you'll be mistaken as farking morons. Please stay in school. Don't let television be your teacher.
[/grammar&punctuation Nazi]

-he who stacks pork
2001-12-24 11:43:57 AM  
Hm. I could drive there in twenty minutes. Would I want to? Nah.
2001-12-24 11:44:31 AM  
I thought that Clark W. Griswald lived in Chicago, not Tennessee!
2001-12-24 12:00:47 PM  
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2001-12-24 1:00:31 PM  
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Ooh, sparklies!
2001-12-24 1:17:39 PM you know how distracting it is having your neighboor's house the same brightness as a supernova? Try to sleep? just stay awake...trying to sleep.
Geddy: I could get there in twenty minutes too...I'm with you. Wait...n/m Christmas eve...better make that two hours. (hermitage)
2001-12-24 1:35:02 PM  
"It's amazing," Maria Burton of Franklin said. "We've been here three years in a row and every year it gets bigger. It puts everybody else's lights to shame, but I would hate to see his electric bill."

Because the lights are sequenced and rarely on at the same time, the bill isn't that high, Smith said.

"Not as bad as people think," he said. "It ends up being about $75 or $80 extra a month."

It's more the time than the cost that would shock people, Smith said.


So if his bill is $600, he is already paying $525 a month.
2001-12-24 2:25:46 PM  
Webfiend -"Secrts of NIMH" ?
2001-12-24 4:18:12 PM  
Arggh. All you cynical people just suck. That house is farkin' amazing. I only wish I could afford to do a display like that.
2001-12-24 5:48:33 PM  
If they don't start putting NFL games on Christmas then the terrorists have already won.
2001-12-24 6:14:40 PM  
Rednecks with creativity and intelligence are fun people.
2001-12-24 6:20:20 PM  
Curious: Yup, that's the one. After I posted, I was afraid that it might be a little too obscure for folks.

Glad somebody caught it.
2001-12-24 7:56:05 PM  
"So if his bill is $600, he is already paying $525 a month."

obviously this is just cover for his massive indoor cannabis grow. "mommy, why does rudolph smell like a skunk?"
2001-12-25 4:47:12 AM  
Heh I think that guy lives near me... no wait all my neighbors are nearly that bad. One of the many flaws of Tennessee... only second to the fact that we now have the worse education system in the country.
2001-12-25 6:56:22 AM  
Have you noticed though that every town has one - somebody who feels its necessary to go overboard and cover every square inch of their property with a lightbulb. it's like they feel they are performing a public service or something.

We went and saw one house tonight and the guy who did up his howuse like this was dressed as Santa handing out candy canes. There was a steady stream of cars.

If I was his neighbor I would be peeved. His neighbors didn't have any lights up either.
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