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Important Announcements

Welcome to the PlanetChristmas forums. Check here for the latest important announcements.

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Looking For Mag Articles - last post by Chuck Smith

Best Practices

Ever heard the line "Been there. Done that." ? Learn from the people that have already made the mistakes. Follow the best practices and save yourself some grief.

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Outdoor Artifical Christmas... - last post by blowmoldohio

Blow Molds


  1. Sharing It!,
  2. Showing Off,
  3. Municipal Decorations

Love blow molds? Use this forum to talk about anything blow mold related.

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  • 84,154 replies
"rare" Santa For Sale! - last post by Mel Fischer

Classifieds

Got something to buy/sell/trade? Consider the PlanetChristmas Classifieds!

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Computerized Displays


  1. DIY Direct Control of Hardware,
  2. Synchronizing Light Shows

Using a computer to really make your display special? We're here to help!

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Using Audacity Timings In L... - last post by cclatson

DIY Do It Yourself


  1. Arches of Lights,
  2. Christmas Radio/Music/Videos/etc.,
  3. DMX based lighting,
  4. Electrical Questions,
  5. Environmentally Green Christmas!,
  6. Mega-Poles,
  7. Mega-Trees,
  8. Mini-Trees,
  9. Motorized Contraptions,
  10. Ornaments,
  11. Plywood/Coro Cutouts,
  12. PVC Built,
  13. Santa. How to be a good one.,
  14. Storage. Where do you put all the stuff?,
  15. Trains, Ferris Wheels, Carousels and other movers!,
  16. Water Displays,
  17. Web Sites for Christmas and building them,
  18. Welding,
  19. Wireframes,
  20. X-10

Do it yourself with help from one of our sub-forums

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Wiring Outdoor Speakers - last post by mwalz

Faith based Christmas Displays

Here's the place to talk about your faith and how to show it in Christmas displays.

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Big Angel On Roof? - last post by mwalz

Forums Tips and Tricks

The Forums of PlanetChristmas have about a bazillion features to take advantage of while visiting. Found a good one others need to know about.? Share it here!

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Wanting To Build Orlaf From... - last post by chinafiredad

Halloween Control

Lights, sound and props need to be controlled in a Halloween display just like in a Christmas display. We think of Halloween as a warmup for the really big show in December.

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Voice Over From Mj's Th... - last post by Mcas4380

If I Were In Charge of New Products

Got a great idea for a new Christmas based product? Share it here.

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Where has all the quality g... - last post by jerrymac

Indoor Christmas


  1. Christmas Villages,
  2. House Guests,
  3. Ornaments,
  4. Party Hints,
  5. Recipes,
  6. Trees in Every Room!

Christmas is so much more than just outdoor decorations. Join in the indoor fun, too!

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How Do I Get Musty Smell Ou... - last post by TED

Inflatables/Airblowns/Balloons


  1. News in the Inflatables World,
  2. Showing Off!

Dreaming of a 25 foot tall reindeer on your roof this Christmas? Can't figure out how to keep him from blowing away? Wondering where to find anything 25 feet tall? Come join us!

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2012 Halloween Display Is N... - last post by inflatablesrock

Lights


  1. L.E.D.s,
  2. Lights, Lights, Lights!,
  3. Off-Season Lighting,
  4. RGB Based Lights

This is place to find out about various forms of lights available for your display!

  • 10,055 topics
  • 94,775 replies
2014 Mits Presale - last post by LangfordDave

Music of Christmas

What's your favorite Christmas music?

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Public Domain Christmas Songs? - last post by Alberta Bound

Newbies!

New to the PlanetChristmas community? Feel like you're over your head? Use this forum to talk with others that can get you grounded.

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Newbie With So Many Questions - last post by lotsoflights

Recipes for Christmas Cooking


  1. Recipes for Christmas

For it is written we shall gain five pounds during the holidays... and love every bit of it! Share your favorite recipes here.

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Baby back ribs?? - last post by JR Kahuna

Security. Keeping Your Display Safe.

You have a lot of time, effort and money invested in your over-the-top Christmas display. Here's a place to discuss the best methods for keepit it and your viewers out of trouble.

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My Display Got Mauled! - last post by Denis Chaput

Software for Show Animation


  1. xLights/Nutcracker

Perplexed by all the programs available to create those over-the-top shows? We hear you. Some are easy to use but limited in what they can do. Others can do anything you can imagine but require a lot of time to learn. PlanetChristmas is hear to help!

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Using Nutcracker To Create... - last post by jstorms

Vendors of PlanetChristmas


  1. Animated Lighting,
  2. Christmas-LEDs,
  3. Computerized Lighting,
  4. D-Light,
  5. Demented Elf Voiceovers,
  6. Judy Pancoast Christmas Music,
  7. Light-O-Rama,
  8. LightShow Pro,
  9. Lights, Music, Magic!,
  10. RGB-SanDevices

Several unofficial vendor forums exist targeted to the specific needs of the PlanetChristmas community.

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Wire Frame D'lites - No... - last post by Dougp

Videos of Christmas

Please use the "Videos" tab at the top of this page to share videos.

  • 387 topics
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Forum Guidelines - last post by Chuck Smith

Christmas Groups by State / Country


  1. MiniPLUS Help,
  2. USA,
  3. Canada,
  4. Worldwide!

Want to talk about happenings in your state? Here's a place to focus!

  • 2,265 topics
  • 20,843 replies
MD in the house - last post by Voltorb

Community Wide Announcements

Have something you think EVERYONE in the PlanetChristmas community needs to know about. Post it here.

  • 876 topics
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Acdc Chicago 2014 - last post by terrypowerz

Dasher's Diner


  1. Announcements,
  2. Business Opportunities,
  3. Christmas Memories...,
  4. Heads Up!,
  5. How in the world do you...,
  6. Neighbor Relations,
  7. Toot Your Horn!,
  8. Wanted!,
  9. Words of Wisdom,
  10. Way Off Topic!

Pull up a chair, order a greasy hamburger and use this forum to talk about almost anything. Just remember our three fundamental rules: be positive, family friendly and Christmas centric.

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Gece Lights For Sale - last post by dougd

Being Thankful

It's easy to lose perspective in this chaotic world. Here's a place to ground yourself.

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Back After A Long Hiatus! - last post by Sidetrack73

Christmas Expo


  1. Latest from the top

Our regular gathering of decorating fanatics.

  • 116 topics
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Christmas Expo Video - last post by krusaders

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What is the Christmas Experience?

How do you define the Christmas experience?

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How Do You Define The Chris... - last post by jfelix

The Future of Christmas Decorating

Most of us think about this year. What about a decade from now?

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Multi-Colored Christmas Tre... - last post by JeffCarter

The Future of Christmas Lighting

Seems like it wasn't that long ago when incandescent C9 bulbs was bloody cutting edge. Where is Christmas Lighting going?

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Rgb Based Year-Round Lighti... - last post by Frank Farmer

The Future of Christmas Traditions

There are so many Christmas traditions. Bringing the family together. Seeing the lights. Shopping. What will be the traditions of the future?

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