The holiday season can be a stressful time of year. All the gift shopping, fighting over whether you really need to go to Aunt Clara's house this year and of course the songs you hear repeatedly in any store while you attempt to shop.
We're not Grinches, though, we swear. We love a good holiday display, even if some of us happen to find it time-consuming. And we may have found our favorite decoration of the year.
Everyone knows it is hard to compete with that neighbor who goes all out every year. Kristina Green found herself in that exact situation with her home in Maricopa, Arizona.
"How am I gonna keep up with that guy?” Green told CNN affiliate KNXV. "I don’t even have a ladder."
But she clearly came up with a brilliant response: "Ditto."
We salute Green for her creativity and for giving us a chuckle this morning. You can go ahead and "like" her decoration on Facebook and then if you have a great display of your own or know of some other ones, please share it with us on iReport.
[Update at 2:20 p.m.] I've spent a bit of time digging around on this since I first posted since I can't stop laughing about it. I've got to say, this is one friendly neighborhood.
I had given most of the credit here to Green for her idea, but it turns out that the neighbor with the elaborate light display made the sign and helped her hang it up. So, congratulations to you both. You've made the internet smile today.
I love that the internet has allowed the world to see people who can sit around all day and argue about something as meaningless as someone's attempt at showing personality. I love that this country has gotten to the point where if you say something different or something another may disagree with, you are attacked at any and all levels. Do something with your time people. Find the person that you resent and blame your problems on and forgive them. That doesn't take religion, athieism (who cares how to spell it), black, white, or whatever other label you've decided to apply to you in this jacked up society.
AMEN Brother. Amen
So you are criticizing people who criticize?
act130u: Typical liberal, ay?
Bill, you should order a side of "sense of humor" along with your entree of "conservetard prinicples". Sheesh.
Thank you for your voice of sanity in an increasingly insane world!!!
Merry Everything D!!!!!! Can i say- I love you! I loved every word you typed and I am right there with you! Hope you have a great day, holiday & life! You said everything I have been thinking myself!
Now THAT's the holiday spirit!
act130u, typical liberal response: brilliant and concise.
I hope D can get over her/himself and learn to spell!
Well said, D. Just, well...very well said.
So you take a whole paragraph and however long it took you to write that gibberish to attack everyone who has ever done the same. You must have more idle time on your hands than everyone you criticize.
At least these days it is only a internet flame war. In days gone by the people who are 'different' would have be flamed at the stake for real.
I can't believe people are defending this. They made Christmas cards out of Neighbor-Ditto-Arrow meme, for Heaven's sake. Next you'll be telling us about this great new song by a guy name Psy that has a dance too.
Op! Op! Oppan Ditto Style!!!
Haha that's funny!
Saw the same thing here in Boise Idaho years ago. Not really a new joke, but still a funny one.
Bible. Number 1 selling NOVEL.
yup, in the fiction category
Nope. Harry Potter outsold the crap out of the bible. Better luck next time.
This is not actually the first time I've seen this, either they do it every year or someone has done it before, but it's not new news at all.
I'd hate to pay that electricity bill.
Yes, CNN, please acknowledge that these two people were not the first people to do this. This gives way too much credit to them for this idea. It's just rude to the person who actually did come up with it.
To me, outside Christmas decorations are about love.
You really don't have to believe in God to believe in Christmas, and even in Santa's bringing the gifts.
A lot of people still say that God IS love.
You won't go too far the wrong way believing that.
Which god? If you mean Yahweh you've never actually read the bible. Same goes for Allah and about 1000 others.
Wasn't this done years ago?
wHAT A lUZER... Get a life man.. jus cause yers is so lame doesnt mean everyone else should share in your misery. And if your crappy poem is just a display of your immaturity then just grow up.. what are you like 12 ?get a life.. Luzer
Twas the night before Christmas, and all thru the house
The whole dam family was drunk as a louse
With mom in the horehouse and dad in jail, I settled down for a nice piece of tail
When out in the yard arose such a clatter, I sprang from my sister-in-law to see whats the matter..........
This has been around for so many years it's ridiculous to now call it "news"! Come on! It's very clever but a version of this went around on the Internet several years ago.
Ditto? Ditto, you provincial putz?
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