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Username Post: Christmas light blindness....        (Topic#323692)
kaleidoscope 
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11-24-12 03:15 PM - Post#4027528    

I think I have that. I always have the lights plugged in while I put them on the tree as it's easier to see placement. But I think I"m going blind. Almost done.

 
RedSquirrel 
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11-24-12 03:31 PM - Post#4027530    
    In response to kaleidoscope

They must be bright! Ours most definitely are not. LOL

I drove back from Mum's on Wednesday along a wet motorway into the setting sun. I was blind then too.

 
kaleidoscope 
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11-24-12 03:38 PM - Post#4027532    
    In response to RedSquirrel

They're not particularly bright. But when you have to keep looking at them, your eyes feel funny.

There's like 1300 lights on the tree. Or more. I ran out after the 3 boxes of 400 lights. So I had to use another string and I don't know how many are on it. Might be 150. Several bulbs need replacing. They're a humongous pain to do though.

 
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11-26-12 07:49 AM - Post#4027834    
    In response to kaleidoscope

WOW! That's a lot of lights on one tree! We had the LED lights on our tree last year. Ive decided I don't like LEDlights on a tree..to me they just aren't the same as our mini white lights so we went back to our old ones...but we only have about 300 on our 6 ft tree.

 
kaleidoscope 
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11-26-12 09:00 AM - Post#4027840    
    In response to Scrappy-Cat

LED lights are horrible! They just don't have that happy twinkle. And they give hubby a headache, especially the blue ones.

 
kaleidoscope 
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11-26-12 09:02 AM - Post#4027842    
    In response to kaleidoscope

I have 7 1/2 ft tree, but I also string them in and out along the branches (so like going from trunk to tip - only it's not all the way to the trunk).

 
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