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Who in the Media Will Be the First to Complain About Christmas Creep

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Elf Hermey

It’s that lovely time of year again. Christmas in July is over. The media has spent its orgasmic energy praising Amazon for holding a sidewalk sale. And there’s nothing yet to complain about.

Until they notice the Christmas stuff at Hobby Lobby. Then the bombs will drop and we’ll start hearing the first complaints of Christmas Creep.

Oddly enough, those complaints will last ALL the way until Thanksgiving.

So who will be the first to say it? The LA Times? TMZ? Time.com? Forbes?

They have all complained about Christmas-when-they-don’t-like-it-before. And they are just itching with Trump in the White House for this rumble to get started.

But so far everyone has held their fire. In fact, it has been eerily quiet on the Christmas war front. We cannot say that we expected that.

But we have no doubt it will happen soon. After all, Mariah Carey is already trying to sell her 25 year old record again.

And Chaz the Spaz has already announced his Satanic-Trump-Weenie Pole for the Florida Statehouse again.

They’re all primed and ready to explode. All they need is a trigger.

Wonder where it will happen?

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Santa Bruce Geron

I will admit that when I first experienced Hobby Lobby or Michael's Craft Stores at this time of year with their Christmas goods on the shelf it was very surprising, but I have come to understand that crafters and other hobbyists need their supplies to have their goods read for the markets and fairs before Christmas. As for Christmas creep, I have come to accept that my personal timeline for celebrating holidays are not the same as the majority's. I try to fully celebrate the Advent and Christmas seasons, as best as I can. But, I learned during my time in the US the wonderful time that American Thanksgiving ushers in the Christmas Season. This time of the year is magical. it is distracting to me seeing full decorated Christmas Trees in September, yes, am I giving in to marketing.business pressures no. I chose not to get twisted around (too much). For my small corner of the world, I do what i can and try to be a good steward of Santa.

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Eileen Strom

Since the least week of July, the markets here in the San Antonio area all have the yard Halloween decorations out...3 months ahead of the event...but no one seems to have a problem with that.

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Santa Von

I do agree with everyone and yes hobby for Christmas takes a long time. I started three months ago. And I work on them till the last day I can. Allot of folks hate to see or think about Christmas because to them Christmas equals money and it is not about the real meaning. I can't tell you how many times I go out and people see me and say oh boy you are early and I respond by just riding thru heading back needed some food in my tummy. 

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Santa Johnny Boy

Seems like you only hear about Christmas Creep when reporters are looking for a story on a slow news day.

The news has been anything but slow...

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