Bah Humbug

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by slsh, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. slsh

    slsh member since 1999

    I just do *not* understand people. We have Christmas decorations out front, some of the blow-up kind. husband discovered that our globe has about a foot-long slash in it, probably happened Tuesday night. I am more sick at heart than anything. I hate that the world is becoming a place where the simple pleasures of Christmas decorations aren't safe anymore. What did the vandal get by destroying something that was completely harmless? Really? Ohhhh, big tough guy (or girl) - woohoo, you took out a snow globe. Must've been a rest test of your man/womanhood. Good think you had a big old knife.

    Grrrr.....
     
  2. SRL

    SRL Active Member

    I know how you feel. A few years ago our whole block was vandalized--all light strings slashed, inflatables destroyed, light up decorations stolen. Hundreds of dollars of stuff destroyed. We all walked outside in disbelief.

    I had a big old sled with greens hung on it and that was taken. I was just sick someone would do this.
     
  3. hearts and roses

    hearts and roses Mind Reader

    I thought this was the annual Bah Humbug thread! Lol.

    I can't believe anyone would be so vile as to vandalize Christmas decoration!
     
  4. AnnieO

    AnnieO Shooting from the Hip

    I swear people like that have their karma waiting for them. Makes me so, so so MAD!

    Christmas is about giving, not destroying. WHAT is WRONG with people?!
     
  5. DaisyFace

    DaisyFace Love me...Love me not

    That Stinks!!!...

    and while we are on this subject - it disgusts me the way people behave while they are out shopping! Pushy, rude, throwing elbows, ugh!

    If you have to beat somebody up to buy me a gift? I don't want it!
     
  6. AnnieO

    AnnieO Shooting from the Hip

    I had a great time at Walmart last night... Every time someone got rude, I grinned really big and said, "Merry Christmas!"

    ...I got a lot of dirty looks, quite a few sheepish ones, and some outright laughs from onlookers... BWAHAHAHAHA
     
  7. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    You should see some of the looks I get when I go out in my xmas shirts.........of which I have many. I've been doing it since I turned 18, be darned if I'm going to stop now. lol

    I won't buy the blow up decor for that reason. Too expensive and too easily destroyed. My light up Santa sits on the porch. Molly and Betsy will go bonkers if someone is on the porch.....so if they tried, I'd at least catch em at it.
     
  8. AnnieO

    AnnieO Shooting from the Hip

    LOL... If I buy any more Christmas shirts or socks, husband might divorce me...
     
  9. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    I have two sets of inflatable penguins sledding...on the roof.
     
  10. AnnieO

    AnnieO Shooting from the Hip

    PENGUINS!!!!! Ooh, good thing you live so far away from me...

    FWIW, we don't put out much for exterior decor... The guy across the street's like a neon sign for Santa...
     
  11. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    Step, is he one you can just hand a DITTO sign on your house with an arrow pointing to his? :rofl: I cracked up when I saw a picture where someone had done that on fb.
     
  12. AnnieO

    AnnieO Shooting from the Hip

    Yeah, we should... It's atrocious!
     
  13. SRL

    SRL Active Member

    Naw, I'm just getting warmed up. :devil:

    It's way more fun to have the Ba Humbug thread closer to the holiday when everyone is so stressed, difficult child's are exploding and family strife is in the air.

    Stay tuned...:bah-humbug:
     
  14. Nancy

    Nancy Well-Known Member Staff Member

    What a shame. Probably some difficult child like the ones my difficult child hung with that thought it was fun to do that kind of stuff.

    I bought a motion detection camera at a sporting goods store, the kind hunters use to watch deer. It runs on batteries and uses an school district card. I caught the jerk that was ringing our doorbell and kicking the door in the middle of the night for months. Took him to court and he has to pay for a new door.

    Nancy
     
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