Real or fake Christmas tree?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Reggae Mistress, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. Reggae Mistress

    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

    Reputations:
    29,745
    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2012
    Messages:
    22,401
    Likes Received:
    7,790
    We have always had a real tree but last year, it was a messy disaster. So this year we are thinking about getting a fake one. Do you get a real tree or have a fake tree? When did fake trees get sooo freaking expensive?!
     
  2. Doug Masters

    Doug Masters ok 2010 OG VIP

    Reputations:
    10,334
    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2010
    Messages:
    96,487
    Likes Received:
    11,917
    fake
     
  3. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

    Reputations:
    315,405
    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2010
    Messages:
    229,439
    Likes Received:
    120,335
    Fake trees piss me off
     
  4. Shine

    Shine 2012 rookie of the year VIP

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    26,035
    Likes Received:
    0
    fake... buy after xmas
     
  5. Reggae Mistress

    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

    Reputations:
    29,745
    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2012
    Messages:
    22,401
    Likes Received:
    7,790
    Why?
     
  6. Cheri

    Cheri Legend VIP

    Reputations:
    78,635
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    30,637
    Likes Received:
    19,368
    I always used fake, but this year we are using a real one, but it's one of those little table top ones.
     
  7. BleedingGums

    BleedingGums Fesh Fox Faggot 2010 OG VIP

    Reputations:
    45,854
    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2010
    Messages:
    44,067
    Likes Received:
    8,182
    fake
     
  8. TagMan

    TagMan Active Member

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2012
    Messages:
    2,277
    Likes Received:
    1
    I do both, real one in the family room and a fake on in the living room.
     
  9. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

    Reputations:
    315,405
    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2010
    Messages:
    229,439
    Likes Received:
    120,335
    Because its not real!

    I still remember the first Christmas my parents switched from real to fake trees

    My childhood died a little
     
  10. Babs

    Babs VIP Extreme VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    49,316
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2012
    Messages:
    71,668
    Likes Received:
    26,906
    We always get a dug tree, plant it after Christmas. ONE has lived :(
     
  11. Reggae Mistress

    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

    Reputations:
    29,745
    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2012
    Messages:
    22,401
    Likes Received:
    7,790
    I know :facepalm:
     
  12. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

    Reputations:
    315,405
    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2010
    Messages:
    229,439
    Likes Received:
    120,335
    Good call, if you got a real one Chiva would climb it
     
  13. Reggae Mistress

    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

    Reputations:
    29,745
    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2012
    Messages:
    22,401
    Likes Received:
    7,790
    We used to do that but the digging can cause the tree trauma...poor tree.
     
  14. Cheri

    Cheri Legend VIP

    Reputations:
    78,635
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    30,637
    Likes Received:
    19,368
    Jesus, what poor sentence structure.
     
  15. Cheri

    Cheri Legend VIP

    Reputations:
    78,635
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    30,637
    Likes Received:
    19,368
    He's probably taller than my fake one anyway.
     
  16. fletchman71

    fletchman71 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    2,699
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    11,015
    Likes Received:
    2,547
    :iohi5:
     
  17. eliasbboy

    eliasbboy Insert Witty Title Here Staff Member

    Reputations:
    28,890
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010
    Messages:
    37,860
    Likes Received:
    38,068
    WE used to get real, but switched to fake a few years ago. The pre-lit was awesome. It was made of only 3 sections and went up in a few minutes.
     
  18. Babs

    Babs VIP Extreme VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    49,316
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2012
    Messages:
    71,668
    Likes Received:
    26,906
    The cut ones don't have much of a chance though. :eek:
     
  19. Reggae Mistress

    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

    Reputations:
    29,745
    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2012
    Messages:
    22,401
    Likes Received:
    7,790
    We were poor so we never knew if we were getting a Christmas tree until the prices dropped on Christmas Eve. I can't remember a childhood Christmas that didn't have that memory :nocheer:
     
  20. JWC

    JWC Well-Known Member 2010 OG

    Reputations:
    167
    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2010
    Messages:
    7,835
    Likes Received:
    73
    Fake. I'm tired of the mess