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* I turn mine on during Thanksgiving weekend * I live in the Chicago area, where a lot of people put up their lights in October, before it gets bitterly cold. Some people turn the lights on as soon as they're up, but the majority of us wait until at least Nov. 15. Traditionalists wait until the day after Thanksgiving. And, even if they're still up after Jan. 7, don't turn them on!

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