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Date: 10/14/11 12:22 PM

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  1. Profile photo of f0rk0
    f0rk0 Female 18-29
    482 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 12:23 pm
    Link: Thank You, Nordstrom - Just yesterday, I heard Christmas music at Trader Joe`s--Christmas music! On October 13!
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17516 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 12:34 pm
    This is a welcome change, I hope others follow it.
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14194 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 12:42 pm
    YAY!!! Companies seem to push it earlier and earlier every year this is a good change.
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    koffymasheen Female 18-29
    97 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 12:47 pm

    The Christmas season shouldn`t officially start until Santa makes his appearance at the Macy`s Day Parade.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25345 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 12:47 pm
    Yeah... i agree, christmas shouldnt be celebrated until a month prior
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    Caretta Male 18-29
    540 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 1:01 pm
    Around 6 or 7 weeks ago a company nearby put up a sleigh and two plastic reindeer.
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    Swaywithme Female 18-29
    3696 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 1:01 pm
    In Canada, I give anything after November 11th fair game. Our Thanksgiving is in early October but I think it`s disrespectful to start celebrating until after Remembrance Day (our Veterans Day)
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    ShroomGypsy Female 18-29
    64 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 1:16 pm
    Score one for common sense.
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    Batmanners Male 18-29
    4009 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 1:21 pm
    There`s no point in forcing the XMas decorating of anything until the end of November, the feeling and anticipation of XMas doesn`t even start until December 15th anyways. Planning everything, gifts, travel, etc... up to XMas is not my idea of "Tis the season".
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35646 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    Why? Because economic forecasts tell us no one is spanding any money anyway so we`ll defer the cost of seasonal employees and decorations until a later time as this is the most fiscally responsible thing to do.
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    snakecharmer Male 18-29
    321 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 2:13 pm
    Thank you Nordstrom
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    crudson Male 18-29
    589 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 2:23 pm
    you called it Gerry1of1
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    Bealzebubble Male 18-29
    352 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 2:26 pm
    December the 1st is the earliest that decorations should go up. Of course as we don`t have Thanksgiving in this part of the world, decorations usually go up sometime in mid November.
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    Naz14 Female 18-29
    1463 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 2:41 pm
    OMG i cant believe there actually IS a store that doesnt put out xmas stuff in the middle of september! this pleases me :) (i work at walgreens..we seriously had xmas stuff out in the middle of sept)
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    Loxen Female 30-39
    1387 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 3:05 pm
    I like doing my Christmas art and crafts gifts/projects in October. That way I can actually relax and enjoy the holidays when they roll around. For me theres nothing worse than trying to be artsy during a holiday rush.
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    tommy2X4 Male 50-59
    3441 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 3:59 pm
    We haven`t celebrated Holidays here at Love Canal since we got our color television.
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    thubanstar Female 40-49
    815 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 4:15 pm
    I can remember the days when you didn`t see Xmas stuff until after Thanksgiving. I don`t care about their motive, I think it`s great anyway!
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    MattyP Male 18-29
    197 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 5:47 pm
    Love it. Do it too early and it sorta takes some of the magic out of it by the time the holiday actually rolls around. Though for people like me, it`s definitely time to start thinking about gifts...I`m a horrible Christmas shopper.
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    ggolbez Male 18-29
    1933 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 5:51 pm
    Christmas should be 1 week. Not 5 months.
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    skine Male 18-29
    719 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 5:56 pm
    My only issue is that Halloween comes before Thanksgiving, unless this was taken in Canada.
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    MinPinRage Female 30-39
    64 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 9:01 pm
    its still 85 freaking degrees out, in the middle of a drought, so good for them going easy on the xmas crap.
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    Altaru Male 18-29
    3483 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 9:05 pm
    While I DO need to start considering gifts right around now, being a terrible gift shopper for any holiday, I DO NOT need to hear Christmas music already.

    The fact that they ARE playing the music already is further proof that Christmas is no longer about ANY of it`s original ideals, pagan or Christian, but instead about making money. The earlier they can usher in the "holiday shopping season," the more sales they can get.

    But I`m pretty sure we all knew that already.
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    gothmo Female 18-29
    1325 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 10:44 pm
    I can understand my store, because it`s a craft store, and people like me take forever to make crafts, but still.
  24. Profile photo of Neagle
    Neagle Male 30-39
    1407 posts
    October 14, 2011 at 11:43 pm
    Yep, the attention is all on you big guy.
    No really, thank you Nordstrom.
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    banur Male 18-29
    250 posts
    October 15, 2011 at 12:08 am
    Yeah, they are already selling all those Christmas sweets for like two weeks here in Germany and once Santa is up the chimney again you`ll see all the easter stuff.
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    ScottishTree Male 18-29
    38 posts
    October 15, 2011 at 12:49 am
    I work at B&Q (it`s a big diy store like home depot for those of you not from the UK) and they`ve just finished putting up the full Christmas display and products inc a 12ft fake tree. It`s just depressing to walk the the "Christmas wonderland" in the middle of Oct.
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    BexyWexy Female 30-39
    63 posts
    October 15, 2011 at 4:14 am
    Harrods over here were the first to start on Christmas, with decorations and their xmas dept to open. Same with Selfridges, and this was July!

    Gathering presents fine, crafting deparments carrying xmas ware from whenever really is fine, because people want to shop early, but I hate seeing Xmas crap when we haven`t even done halloween! Three weeks ago, the Xmas Box opened in our town, there`s been Xmas decorations, gifts etc in the super market for several weeks.

    In some places of the UK they`ve even put up their Xmas Display lights in Sept!

    It`s fun to see xmas, just not 5 months onwards before it actually hits us.
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    November_Rai Male 30-39
    321 posts
    October 15, 2011 at 4:45 am
    THAT is a beautiful thing.
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    gymcoach29 Male 30-39
    363 posts
    October 15, 2011 at 6:55 am
    It is not even Halloween and Home Depot already has Christmas displays...I used to really love Christmas, now it is just another over commercialized day that has no meaning..sad...
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    asianchamp Male 18-29
    414 posts
    October 15, 2011 at 6:59 am
    I hear easter is already around the corner
  31. Profile photo of Turnshroud
    Turnshroud Female 18-29
    4230 posts
    October 15, 2011 at 7:31 am
    Thank you very much ZNordstrum
  32. Profile photo of Kat29223
    Kat29223 Female 18-29
    73 posts
    October 15, 2011 at 7:56 am
    The Christmas tree is up at my work...
  33. Profile photo of panth753
    panth753 Female 18-29
    9143 posts
    October 15, 2011 at 8:14 am
    Thank you!
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    hotard Male 30-39
    1 post
    October 15, 2011 at 8:57 am
    The Kmart down the street has had a whole section of their store devoted to Christmas stuff since early September. Who buys this stuff that early?

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    krw888 Male 50-59
    174 posts
    October 15, 2011 at 9:50 am
    Hurrah for Nordstrom.
    The others take a great holiday and start so early we`re sick of it before it arrives.
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    the_windy Female 18-29
    1589 posts
    October 15, 2011 at 1:53 pm
    Where I work they started putting Christmas stuff out a week ago. This week there`s now more Christmas things in the department than Halloween. We didn`t even decorate for Halloween this year! Very sad...
  37. Profile photo of Sonsglow
    Sonsglow Male 18-29
    201 posts
    October 15, 2011 at 2:51 pm
    Nordstrom has had this policy for a long time.
  38. Profile photo of MZsweetpeach
    MZsweetpeach Female 18-29
    34 posts
    October 15, 2011 at 5:31 pm
    My neighbor`s leave their Christmas lights up year-round to save themselves the hassle and hardship of taking down and subsequently reassembling the festive decorations each fall. To act otherwise would be un-American.
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    DrProfessor Male 18-29
    3894 posts
    October 16, 2011 at 5:43 pm
    this is respectable.

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