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Both setting up and taking down a Christmas tree are ... before or after these dates was even considered bad luck.

When to take down your Christmas tree, according to tradition

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Dec 23, 2015 ... Did you know it's bad luck to take down your Christmas tree on the wrong day?

Twelfth Night: Time to Take Down Christmas Decorations ...

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Jan 5, 2010 ... Twelfth Night: Time to Take Down Christmas Decorations ... For many others, it is simply the deadline for all decorations to be taken down to avoid bad luck. ... We do leave the tree and stuff up until Epiphany, at least and don't ...

When to take down your Christmas tree in the new year – not before ...

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Dec 28, 2015 ... When should I take down my Christmas tree? ... down before January 5 (Twelfth Night) is no good either as this is seen as bad luck. If you don't ...

Christmas Superstitions : snopes.com

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Dec 24, 2009 ... We know to erect a Christmas tree, for instance, but we don't know why we're ... and lore is full of tales about those fool enough to cut down a holly ... Ivy, oddly enough, is usually considered a bad luck magnet when brought into a home. ... Some say the ritual burning should take place on Candlemas Eve (1 ...

When do you take down your Christmas tree and decorations ...

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When do you take down your Christmas tree and decorations? .... My SIL takes it down on Christmas! .... Leaving it up past then is "bad luck." ...

Christmas Superstitions - SuperstitionsOnline.comSuperstitions ...

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Dec 13, 2009 ... It's unlucky to take down mistletoe used as a Christmas decoration. ... Place a branch of a cherry tree in water at the beginning of advent.

Urban Legends: New Years Day Superstition, twelfth day of ...

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Dec 29, 2007 ... twelfth day of christmas, woodlands junior kent, new years day: Well, ... if it is " good" luck or "Bad" luck to take the Christmas tree down before or ...

Irish Christmas Superstitions - World Cultures European

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Irish Superstitions for the Christmas Season by Bridget ... They believed that it remained green to help keep the earth beautiful when the other trees shed their leaves. .... It is considered to be bad luck to take them down before then. Also, you ...

When should you take your Christmas tree and decorations down ...

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Dec 29, 2015 ... According to tradition Christmas decorations should be taken down on Twelfth Night (January 5) otherwise you might be unlucky.

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When to put up and take down Christmas decorations varies by family. Some put them up as early as December 1st and leave them up until January 7 or so, others put them up on Christmas Eve and take them down the day after Christmas or New Year's Day.
In some cultures, it is considered bad luck to take down Christmas decorations before Twelfth Night, or January 6th.
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Superstitions About Christmas « The Psychic Well

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I have always heard that If you take your Christmas tree down before Jan 1st. You will have bad luck for the rest of the year. My sister who lives in another state ...

When should I take down my Christmas decorations? - Telegraph

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Jan 4, 2016 ... A discarded Christmas tree is seen left on the streets of Battersea Photo: PA ... Popular superstition states that it's bad luck to leave your ...

When Should You Take Down Your Christmas Tree? - Catholicism

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Nov 25, 2015 ... Christmas tree thrown out of house after Christmas, lying on the pavement in South London. Nada Stankova Photography/Getty Images.