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Nye Bevan

(25,406 posts)
Tue Dec 9, 2014, 11:23 PM Dec 2014

Real Christmas tree or artificial Christmas tree? [View all]

25 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Real tree
10 (40%)
Artificial tree
8 (32%)
No tree
7 (28%)
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I have an entire island full of trees. Why would I need one in my house? Scootaloo Dec 2014 #1
No tree here... Archae Dec 2014 #2
I have 4 cats...I'm not foolish enough to even try Christmas house plants. -nt Liberal Veteran Dec 2014 #4
Husband brought home huge tree from up on pass marlakay Dec 2014 #28
4 cats here too...all too lazy to bother the tree Freddie Dec 2014 #29
LOL! I know exactly what you mean! n/t RKP5637 Dec 2014 #14
Faux (nt) bigwillq Dec 2014 #3
One of each, side by side.. canoeist52 Dec 2014 #5
Real, but not in our own house. We go to the in-laws every year. petronius Dec 2014 #6
NO FAKE TREES ~~ Ever, Never Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2014 #7
Allergies. n/t ChazII Dec 2014 #8
Years ago at a craft store I got an airy cone made of willow twigs and such painted gold Hekate Dec 2014 #9
Real. Always real... SidDithers Dec 2014 #10
My Charlie Brown fiberoptic tree. silverweb Dec 2014 #11
+1 Ours doesn't haven't the lights but I have a small set for it and some Live and Learn Dec 2014 #37
It's the simple things.... silverweb Dec 2014 #48
customs in a family become deeply embedded. 34 years of marriage, 34 real trees. NRaleighLiberal Dec 2014 #12
Love a real tree! However -- madamesilverspurs Dec 2014 #13
Artificial with built-in lights HeiressofBickworth Dec 2014 #15
That's what I got. I burn 840high Dec 2014 #20
I hang scentsicles - you can get them at Bed Bath and Beyond JustAnotherGen Dec 2014 #39
tradition handmade34 Dec 2014 #16
Cut the top part off. You'll need a lightweight tree saw, spikes, leather strap B Calm Dec 2014 #36
.... handmade34 Dec 2014 #38
I am surrounded by trees. MissB Dec 2014 #17
We bought an old farm. Back in 1951, the owner got out of the dairy business and planted hedgehog Dec 2014 #18
No option for Festivus pole? flvegan Dec 2014 #19
Always an option! silverweb Dec 2014 #27
That's what I have. Buns_of_Fire Dec 2014 #33
No tree 2naSalit Dec 2014 #21
Norway Spruce didn't grow in Bethlehem... Get a palm tree jberryhill Dec 2014 #22
Historical acculturation is a rather difficult concept for the lay person. LanternWaste Dec 2014 #49
If I were going to get a tree, it'd be artificial sakabatou Dec 2014 #23
We live on an acerage and take our tree from our own land. Brickbat Dec 2014 #24
A few years ago we bought our first artificial tree. Blue_In_AK Dec 2014 #25
cat eats the lights KT2000 Dec 2014 #26
I had real trees every year when I was in the mood to bother at all. MadrasT Dec 2014 #30
When I have a tree, it's real. LWolf Dec 2014 #31
We have a few tree farms UglyGreed Dec 2014 #32
We haven't put up a tree since our child grew up. We have a small living room B Calm Dec 2014 #34
This is our first year for an artificial tree MerryBlooms Dec 2014 #35
That's why I went artificial a few years ago JustAnotherGen Dec 2014 #40
Hologram of a real tree kentauros Dec 2014 #41
Both, usually. PotatoChip Dec 2014 #42
Fake ProfessorGAC Dec 2014 #43
We are debating this year. Have always had real trees but this is our first year with a puppy so we seaglass Dec 2014 #44
Prefer real, but have fake GummyBearz Dec 2014 #45
We had real trees once or twice when we first got married LibertyLover Dec 2014 #46
Thanks for the no tree option. Jamastiene Dec 2014 #47
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