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Built-in Christmas lights

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Almost all Christmas lights are aftermarket systems.

There's the dreadful annual ritual of climbing ladders in the freezing drizzle and attempting to attach them to the property; then a few weeks later the misery of getting them all down again and packing them away.

But if you buy your home* from BorgCo, you can have your Christmas lights installed at build time. Choose from a wide range of designs and configurations, in the knowledge that the wiring will be permanently and safely integrated into the exterior structure, with low voltage transformers, earth-fault interruptors, and remote controls.

When the festive season arrives, and your neighbours are climbing ladders, cursing and struggling, just sit back and activate your display from the comfort of your armchair.

*For technical reasons, all BorgCo accommodation is constructed to a cubic design.

8th of 7, Dec 21 2018


       //For technical reasons, all BorgCo accommodation is constructed to a cubic design//   

       <recalls an old shtick about putting an Irishman in a round room then telling him to sit in the corner>   

       <considers possible applications for defeating the Borg>
Skewed, Dec 21 2018

       I was shopping today in the shop and the buxom shop assistant had built-in christmas lights under her christmas jumper. Based solely on that experience I have to [-]
pocmloc, Dec 21 2018

       Guaranteed to be out of date by next year, guaranteeing home turnover..
RayfordSteele, Dec 21 2018

       Ofally good use of lights.
not_morrison_rm, Dec 21 2018

       // christmas lights under her christmas jumper. //   

       "under" ?   

       May we enquire exactly how you obtained this information ? Was is consensual, or have you spent the last few hours in a police interview room ?   

       // Guaranteed to be out of date by next year, guaranteeing home turnover.. //   

       If you keep quiet about that, we'll cut you in on the deal; or you can have a cheap franchise for our "Christmas Lighting Redecorating service".
8th of 7, Dec 21 2018

       + if the lights are all red.
xenzag, Dec 21 2018

       What's needed, shirley, is for fibreoptic bundles to be embedded in the mortar when the bricks are laid, emerging externally at regular intervals, and internally in a small control room. Then, any pattern, timing or colour of lights could be displayed.
MaxwellBuchanan, Dec 21 2018

       My neighbours across the street have Christmas lights that they leave installed all year, and only turn on around Christmas. They're LED, so no worries about bulbs needing to be replaced.
notexactly, Jan 04 2019


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