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The great Christmas light debate: how long is too long?

This week you may have noticed a lot of Christmas trees at the curb, heralding the end of the holiday season. But when should those outside Christmas decorations come down?

Lingering lights and wreaths an eyesore to some, but brighten the drab winter landscape for others

How long is too long when it comes to leaving up Christmas lights? 0:55

This week you may have noticed a lot of Christmas trees at the curb, heralding the end of the holiday season. But when should those outside Christmas decorations come down?

The lingering lights and wreaths are an eyesore to some, but for others, the lights brighten the drab winter landscape this time of year.  

It turns out, people in Halifax are divided. Here are a few of the responses CBC received when we asked:  

Some felt the time for holiday decorations is done.

Another person gave those with decorations still up props for being ahead of the game.

Still others felt the decor brightens an otherwise dull winter. 

Tell us where you stand on the issue in the comments section below. 

With files from Craig Paisley

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