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Forum: Christmas Decorations 11-18-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By jiminmanjr
The link from 2007 is now broken... and I am on...

The link from 2007 is now broken... and I am on the hunt for some bottle brush trees as well. Obviously eBay and etsy have some, but I'm wondering if a retailer has them - new - available for...
Forum: Christmas Decorations 07-30-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By jiminmanjr
Vintage-esque Christmas Wrapping Paper

Hello everyone...

Hopefully my request makes sense (and if this thread belongs in a better forum, please let me know).

I occasionally go off on a web tangent, searching for things because I get...
Forum: Music 04-21-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By jiminmanjr
JonD - Thanks for the links! I am in the CM&M...

JonD - Thanks for the links! I am in the CM&M group, and Susan did give me a lot of information there. But, I thought I would see what else I could find through this forum as well.

Side note -...
Forum: Music 04-17-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By jiminmanjr
I just went through my Christmas albums (a small...

I just went through my Christmas albums (a small collection relatively speaking), and found that I do not have ANY Firestone Christmas albums.

If you want to hear an album in its entirety, a...
Forum: Music 04-17-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By jiminmanjr
Firestone Christmas Albums

Yesterday I was in a flea market, and found several old Firestone Christmas Albums. They were all priced $.50 - $2 each, and looked to be in reasonable condition.

Does anyone know of some...
Forum: Movies 04-02-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By jiminmanjr
santahat A Visit to Santa - 1963

I have become a big fan of www.archive.org, where I listen to a lot of old-time radio shows while working.

Today when I went to the site, there was a link to a video - "A Visit from Santa" - from...
Forum: Christmas Decorations 03-31-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,829
Posted By jiminmanjr
I usually left mine on all night. In the...

I usually left mine on all night.

In the mornings, I like to turn the bathroom heater on to warm up the room before a shower. That outlet is on the same line as one of the outside lights, so...
Forum: Christmas Decorations 03-31-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By jiminmanjr
Yesterday I was in an antique store... I saw a...

Yesterday I was in an antique store... I saw a large frame (about 20x20") that had nine Valentine's cards in it - three rows of three cards. The backing was almost like watermarked paper, with some...
Forum: Christmas Decorations 03-31-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By jiminmanjr
I have all my inside decorations down. However,...

I have all my inside decorations down. However, I have red-and-white alternating C7 bulbs along my roofline around my house. With the delayed snows this year, and my local college team (Indiana...
Forum: Movies 12-27-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By jiminmanjr
What a great find! Thanks for that clip!

What a great find! Thanks for that clip!
Forum: TV 12-27-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,372
Posted By jiminmanjr
Where does "original" Rudolph exist?

I noticed it again this year - the show was just choppy throughout, and obviously done in order to get more commercial time in the broadcast.

Does the RTRNR DVD have the original, B&W airing in...
Forum: Merry Christmas Radio 05-13-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,638
Posted By jiminmanjr
Just found this thread... love MCR.com! I have...

Just found this thread... love MCR.com! I have used it many times during the work day, on weekends around the home...

I do a fair amount of local radio in my town, so I understand the "bug" of...
Forum: Lights & Decorations 05-13-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,588
Posted By jiminmanjr
Thanks for all the information and experience,...

Thanks for all the information and experience, all! I know that painting the bulbs would be extremely time-consuming, but I wondered if it could be done in some way (just to try it).

I will check...
Forum: Lights & Decorations 05-04-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,588
Posted By jiminmanjr
Half-faded C7 bulbs

Happy May, everyone!!

The other day I glanced at my box of Christmas lights. These are the lights I hang on the roofline of my house. You can see a picture here:
...
Forum: Chit Chat 01-07-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,718
Posted By jiminmanjr
I'm very, very glad to hear all this new... I...

I'm very, very glad to hear all this new... I appreciate everyone giving some insight into the issue!

Thank you!!
Forum: Chit Chat 01-02-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,718
Posted By jiminmanjr
Jeff - Thanks for the note. I tried to...

Jeff -

Thanks for the note. I tried to search, but "lights" brings up a LOT of responses. :)

I can't imagine that all the standard lights will just "disappear" - I'm sure there would have...
Forum: Chit Chat 01-01-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,285
Posted By jiminmanjr
What an awesome-looking shop! Hopefully I'll end...

What an awesome-looking shop! Hopefully I'll end up in PA for work and have an hour or two to check it out!

Thank you for the great pictures!
Forum: Chit Chat 01-01-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,718
Posted By jiminmanjr
candle The Future of Incandescent Christmas Lights

Happy New Year Everyone!

I've not posted much on here, but I'm in need of some guidance/solid information.

For the past few years I have decorated my house with C9 light bulbs. I have about...
Forum: Chit Chat 12-28-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,309
Posted By jiminmanjr
I put my lights up on my house the weekend before...

I put my lights up on my house the weekend before Thanksgiving. This year we had more rain than normal during November, so it took longer than I had anticipated...

I do C9 strands. I bought...
Forum: Chit Chat 12-28-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,810
Posted By jiminmanjr
I send out about 30-40... but I am on two card...

I send out about 30-40... but I am on two card exchange lists, so nearly half of mine go through that.

This year I bought original unused Christmas cards from the 1940s and 1950s on ebay. I...
Forum: Chit Chat 12-28-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By jiminmanjr
I am a huge fan of "A Christmas Story." In my...

I am a huge fan of "A Christmas Story." In my spare bedroom I have a miniature leg lamp up on the shelf, and I have an original movie poster professionally framed and hanging over the bed.

I...
Forum: Chit Chat 12-28-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By jiminmanjr
I love my grandmother to death, but she insists...

I love my grandmother to death, but she insists that Thanksgiving dinner be eaten at straight-up noon. So, I have never been able to see the ending of the parade with Santa coming in to wrap up the...
Forum: Introductions 12-28-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,544
Posted By jiminmanjr
Wow! This is definitely a friendly group. ...

Wow! This is definitely a friendly group. Thanks!!
Forum: Introductions 12-27-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,544
Posted By jiminmanjr
Thanks everyone... hoping to get my 25 kick-off...

Thanks everyone... hoping to get my 25 kick-off posts up and running soon so I can dive in more.
Forum: Introductions 12-26-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,544
Posted By jiminmanjr
Hello from Indiana!

Greetings, everyone and (belated) Merry Christmas!

My name is Jim, and I live in Bloomington, Indiana. I'm 35, and a huge Christmas fan. I love the classic cartoons, old music and new music and...
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