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Important Announcements

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

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Fall 2014 Magazine Now Avai... - 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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Products To Allow Cable To... - last post by JHolmes

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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Anyone Have Info On This Mold? - last post by Sidetrack73

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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Has Anyone Ever Set Up Thei... - last post by MEGA ARCH

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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Ray Wu Color Ribbon - last post by Lee_N_the_NorthWest

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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Christmas Trees Vs Holiday... - last post by jerrymac

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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Magnets For C9 Light Strings - last post by JeffCarter

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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Spider Web Rope - last post by mwalz

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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Christmas activities ideas - last post by TED

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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Spary Painting - last post by kyledixondesigns

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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For Sale - last post by TED

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!

  • 10,075 topics
  • 94,856 replies
Hitech Lights Christmas In... - last post by HiTechLights

Music of Christmas

What's your favorite Christmas music?

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Sugar Plum Fairy Remix - Th... - last post by hotrods

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.

  • 1,348 topics
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Mega Tree With 8 Channels? - last post by dclark6623

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 JeffL

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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Tutorial: Bring Your Sound... - 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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Sequencing Editor - last post by gate

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!

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Leaping Arches And Controll... - last post by gex598

Community Wide Announcements

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

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Our Experience On Abc's... - last post by RobertB

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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1,000 Feet Of Spt1 Wire For... - last post by HiTechLights

Being Thankful

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

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My Three Sons - last post by lblite

Christmas Expo


  1. Latest from the top

Our regular gathering of decorating fanatics.

  • 118 topics
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Christmas Expo On The Bilox... - last post by Hank Plauche

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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 fireman5214

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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