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Important Announcements

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

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No Posting Right Now... - last post by Chuck Smith

PlanetChristmas Ideas

We're always looking for ideas to make PlanetChristmas better. Share yours right here.

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Where Are We Going? - last post by sweikel

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.

  • 278 topics
  • 2,421 replies
How To Mount Plain Leds On... - last post by Statman

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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Only Took Down Half Of My S... - last post by Allen L.

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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Rgb Ribbon Tree Recommendat... - last post by BigDPS

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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Santa Tracker - last post by toozie21

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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Show a picture of your nati... - last post by BamaSanta

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!

  • 318 topics
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Anybody Else Thinking Of Or... - last post by decoRator

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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Special Announcement From T... - last post by Pumpkin King

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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Get Rid Of Glitter? - last post by xxnonamexx

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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Christopher Radko - last post by merrymidget

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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How Do You Tie Down Large I... - last post by sweikel

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!

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  • 95,777 replies
Mixing Xenon Strobes With L... - last post by mifronte

Music of Christmas

What's your favorite Christmas music?

  • 391 topics
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Looking For A Fun Santa Song - last post by urthegman

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.

  • 1,392 topics
  • 10,380 replies
Light Display - last post by judyindisguise

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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Robbed Last Night! - last post by Franchise_24

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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Xl/nc 3.6.14 Release. No Tu... - last post by SMEIGHAN

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 Has... - last post by Dougp

Videos of Christmas

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

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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!

  • 2,295 topics
  • 20,986 replies
New Ccr Tree Display In Glo... - last post by gmac

Community Wide Announcements

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

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2015 Pacific Northwest Regi... - last post by Lee_N_the_NorthWest

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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Wanted: Idmx 1000 - last post by wt1924

Being Thankful

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

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Pleasant Suprise - last post by JR Kahuna

Christmas Expo


  1. Latest from the top

Our regular gathering of decorating fanatics.

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Expo 2015 Location Vote - last post by Steveb

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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 lblite

The Future of Christmas Decorating

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

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The Future Is Video Project... - last post by KarenW

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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Giving Presents For The Hom... - last post by Paul / Shadow

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