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User currently offlineJean Leloup From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 2115 posts, RR: 20
Posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 2492 times:

I have it on relatively good authority that this is real. Check it out:

http://members.cox.net/transam57/lights.wmv

JL


Next flight.... who knows.
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User currently offlineACDC8 From Canada, joined Mar 2005, 7637 posts, RR: 37
Reply 1, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 2438 times:

That was waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too cool! Thanks Jean!


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User currently offlineNancy From United States of America, joined May 2004, 467 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2395 times:

http://www.snopes.com/photos/arts/xmaslights.asp If I lived next door to them I would hack down the electrical lines. Still, it is pretty cool- and it's real.

User currently offlineLnglive1011yyz From Canada, joined Oct 2003, 1606 posts, RR: 15
Reply 3, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2372 times:

For people who live in the Greater Toronto Area, there's a set of Brothers called the Lindsay brothers who do this every year... it's quite amazing..

www.lindsaylights.com

Check it out.!!! Money goes to a great cause!

1011yyz



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User currently offlineGreasespot From Canada, joined Apr 2004, 3076 posts, RR: 21
Reply 4, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2363 times:

k...that first set of lights is waaaaaaaaaay cool....

GS



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User currently offlineYooYoo From Canada, joined Nov 2003, 6057 posts, RR: 51
Reply 5, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2355 times:

Thats wild stuff.

Puts my "show" to shame.

I do have a tacky snow globe on my side lawn !!!....it actually snows inside the globe. The two penguins and Snowman must be cold.  Wink



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User currently offlineQANTASforever From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2322 times:

God awful song but brilliant lighting effects and creativity.

8/10!

QFF


User currently offlineMiCorazonAzul From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2316 times:

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 6):
God awful song

I LOVE the song. I have been playing the movie and just minimizing it.LOL

DO you guys think this is real though? Just seems impossible. I had already seen this movie before and thought about starting a thread.....what a coincidence!


User currently offlineJean Leloup From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 2115 posts, RR: 20
Reply 8, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2293 times:

Yep, it's real - see reply #2. Apparently you can even get instructions on how to set up something similar yourself.

MiCorazonAzul, the song is by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, from one of their three Christmas cd's, all of which are pretty cool - check them out!

JL



Next flight.... who knows.
User currently offlineDL021 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 11445 posts, RR: 76
Reply 9, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 2278 times:
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That's really fantastic. I'd love to be able to do something like that.

Christmas lights bring pleasure not only to the presenters but to hundreds of people who actually drive around looking at them. My neighbors were after me this year since I am late getting the lights up wondering where everything is.

I love it when the cars slow down and children (and adults) sit there and smile while watching the light displays and other items on the house and in the yard.

Thanks for posting this.



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User currently offlinePHLBOS From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 7482 posts, RR: 24
Reply 10, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 2170 times:

A few years back (they may still do it, it's been a while since I last visited); there was a house in East Norriton Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania that had 4 different lighting theme sequences that would alternate every 2 to 3 minutes.

Every year, the resident would keep his circular driveway clear and allow spectator traffic to drive through several times in order to see all 4 themes.

The township even has a neighborhood home lighting display contest (think Snoopy's doghouse from A Charlie Brown Christmas).

This one (in the web-link) would certainly win a prize for sure.



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User currently offlineAirworldA320 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2005, 316 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2086 times:

What an electicity bill that would be, and just after christmas  faint   eyepopping 


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User currently offlineCanuckpaxguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2038 times:

Quoting Lnglive1011yyz (Reply 3):
Check it out.!!! Money goes to a great cause!

That's on my way home from work ... I think I'll check it out tomorrow or Tuesday.

G


User currently offlinePilot kaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2006 times:

Copy Cat  Wink

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User currently offlinePipoA380 From Switzerland, joined May 2005, 1594 posts, RR: 51
Reply 14, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1903 times:
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Damn people really have strange hobbies don't they!

 Wink :-p



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User currently offlineNoelG From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1889 times:

Woooowwwwww..........

That is just cool!!

I wish mine were like that!  Smile


User currently offlineScbriml From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 12041 posts, RR: 47
Reply 16, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1838 times:
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The words "homicide" and "justifiable" spring to mind.

Signed,
Scrooge.



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User currently offlineSkyhawk From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1066 posts, RR: 3
Reply 17, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1774 times:

Yes indeed this is a real display. I saw the coverage of it on the AM Today show here in New York. The man that does all of this is a computer genius and the music is broadcast on a radio frequency, that way none of his neighbors have to deal with the constant music. He said, when interviewed for the Today show, the only problem is when there is a lot of visitors and they all turn up their car radios. He also said that the electric bill goes up by about $150 per month as he limits the hours that the lights are on.

User currently offlineBR715-A1-30 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1684 times:

SWEET TITTIES!!!, THAT WAS AWESOME!!!. I would love to be able to do something like that... If for nothing else, just to have people stop and watch the show.

User currently offlinePyrex From Portugal, joined Aug 2005, 3817 posts, RR: 28
Reply 19, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1658 times:

Quoting DL021 (Reply 9):
My neighbors were after me this year since I am late getting the lights up wondering where everything is.

This might be an american vs european thing but that alone would be reason for me not to decorate my house.

Quoting DL021 (Reply 9):
Christmas lights bring pleasure not only to the presenters but to hundreds of people who actually drive around looking at them.

Not when they are really tacky...



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