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crash, bang, wallop christmas cards

greeting cards with that extra something.
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I don’t know about you but I have yet to find the perfect method for displaying christmas cards.

they take up every inch of shelf space, top of the telly, the mantelpiece which is crammed to bursting anyway, table top, fridge etc. & one little gust of wind or a playful dog or inquisitive cat and they all come tumbling down.

I was toying with the idea of a card that will not stand up at all as a practical joke. it would have a cylindrical type base and would keep falling over but I digress…

anyway these crash, bang, wallop cards come with a length of string attached to a small explosive device rather like a party popper. when you open the card (take care it’s the right way up), pull the string and bang! the card is rocketed up to the ceiling where it attaches itself by a nail or a drawing pin or a suction cup whatever!

as each card arrives, you and yours have festive fun and games sending them randomly to the ceiling where they can be appreciated without any of the usual hassle.

gotta go, the postman is knocking.

po, Dec 15 2003

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       Gimme a box of the blank Christmas theme'd cards ... um ... a box of the Happy Holidays cards, and 3 boxes of Thank You cards ... wonderful idea, po ... [+]
Letsbuildafort, Dec 15 2003
  

       OH! [po] thank you for the Christmas card!! It's loverly. And it gets blown off the hifi ever time I open a window. : )   

       I could use a ceiling pin.   

       (BTW, I've made several illegal entries and had five servings of custard since we last talked. *sniff* Thank you.)
k_sra, Dec 15 2003
  

       I wondered what you were talking about for a minute - happy christmas to you!
po, Dec 15 2003
  

       particularly recommended for fresh air freaks who keep their windows open in the winter.   

       heh, its so cosy and warm in here, just Eric snoring and the cats purring...
po, Dec 15 2003
  

       Don’t stand under the chandelier.
AO, Dec 15 2003
  

       'Twas the night before Christmas,
when all through po’s cosy, warm house
Not a creature was stirring,
just Eric snoring and the cats purring,
dreaming of a mouse...
FarmerJohn, Dec 15 2003
  

       mice, they don't share easily. :)   

       thank you farmer, happy xmas!
po, Dec 15 2003
  

       Much better than just tossing them into the rubbish bin. +
ato_de, Dec 15 2003
  

       I always stick mine on all the doors in the house with sticky tape for the same gusty or feline reasons but + for a new solution.
squeak, Dec 16 2003
  

       Christmas-card fireworks! Noooo! If you cut out the bang I'd give you an exploding ceiling-bun.
dobtabulous, Dec 16 2003
  

       Oh More Bangs. Goody!   

       Funny most Kats hate bangs but this one is a hard Tom.   

       Hey Po, how do you get them down in the new Year?
The Kat, Dec 16 2003
  

       <sigh> get up a ladder but it was fun though.
po, Dec 16 2003
  

       You're missing the obvious solution! Have a second charge with a timer set for new year's.   

       3...2...1....
<bang/><wallop><crash/></wallop><pop/>
Worldgineer, Dec 16 2003
  

       <bang/> (that one's timer was a bit off)
Worldgineer, Dec 16 2003
  

       it takes a real man to admit that!
po, Dec 16 2003
  

       better late than early, tho
lintkeeper2, Dec 16 2003
  

       or never
Worldgineer, Dec 16 2003
  

       or all the time
AO, Dec 16 2003
  
      
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