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Stores are already stocking Christmas decorations and gifts. Have you already started your Christmas shopping?

Response Percent Votes
Please be serious, I haven’t even bought Halloween candy yet.
 
69% 570
Yes.
 
15% 129
No.
 
14% 122
Total 821

Comments

SMe 6 years, 10 months ago

Shows you how bad the economy really is.

gccs14r 6 years, 9 months ago

One year back in the 90s, Dillard's over in Westridge Mall was putting up Christmas decorations on Labor Day weekend. That's insane. There should be a rule that store displays for holidays can't go up more than 30 days before the holiday, or before the preceeding holiday if there is less than 30 days between them. That means no Christmas displays before Thanksgiving, and no Thanksgiving displays before Halloween. The longer retailers try to stretch out the holidays, the less special they become.

Trobs 6 years, 9 months ago

Christmas is not longer a Christian holiday. It has become a capitalist holiday. No longer do we celebrate the birth of our lord, but the increase of our debt. It is a sad situation that repeats itself when Easter rolls around and the bunny is shoved down our throats. If you are not a Christian, tell the companies to suck it and do what I do on any other day off. Drink! If you are a Christian, celebrate the birth that will save your soul. I for one do not believe Jesus was born so I could go into debt. Begin the flaming of my "closed-minded religious fanatical post"

ForThePeople 6 years, 9 months ago

Anonymous usergccs14r (Anonymous) says:One year back in the 90s, Dillard's over in Westridge Mall was putting up Christmas decorations on Labor Day weekend. That's insane.There should be a rule that store displays for holidays can't go up more than 30 days before the holiday, or before the preceeding holiday if there is less than 30 days between them. That means no Christmas displays before Thanksgiving, and no Thanksgiving displays before Halloween. The longer retailers try to stretch out the holidays, the less special they become.I totally agree!! It has gone beyond the ubsurd when Christmas stuff is going up at the end of September! Though I do admit to making Christmas gift purchases already. I often give yard or garden type gifts and find the best deals at the end of the summer sales.

lily 6 years, 9 months ago

I Christmas shop all year long when I find the right gift. It just makes sense rather than searching for something that may or may not be a great gift and spending a small fortune.On the other hand, I don't want to see Christmas decorations this early. The commercialism is awful. It has become more of a capitalist event than a Christian holiday.In recent years we've tried to focus more on family activity, community service etc instead of what do I get or give. It's meant more and causes less stress. We have to make the decision ourselves to make it the best it can be.

jamoca 6 years, 9 months ago

There's no easier way to "ease the pain" of steep credit card bills on January than to buy Christmas gifts throughout the calendar year.

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