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Dad Goes Christmas Tree Shopping Without Mom, Decides To Troll Her With Hilarious Pics
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Dad Goes Christmas Tree Shopping Without Mom, Decides To Troll Her With Hilarious Pics

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Of all the dad jokes out there, this one’s a little bit more refined. When Imgur user  came back from Christmas tree shopping, he decided to play a little gag on his wife.

Before he sent a pic of the purchase, the guy applied some Photoshop magic to it. Thus, the tree ended up looking too big for the couple’s home. Truth be told, his wife did an excellent job of keeping it together. Only one swear word!

The history of the Christmas tree traces back to the symbolic use of evergreens in ancient Egypt and Rome, continuing with the German tradition of candlelit Christmas trees first brought to America in the 1800s. As HISTORY pointed out, plants and trees that remained green all year had a special place in people’s hearts in the winter long before Christianity. Similar to the way we decorate our homes during the festive season with pine, spruce, and fir trees, our ancestors hung evergreen boughs over their doors and windows. There was a common belief in many places that evergreens would keep away witches, ghosts, evil spirits, and illness.

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In the Northern hemisphere, the shortest day and longest night of the year take place during December 21 or December 22 and are known as the winter solstice. Many ancient people believed that the sun was a god and that winter came because it had fallen sick and weak. They celebrated the solstice because it meant that the sun god would start feeling better again. Evergreen boughs reminded them of all the life that would flourish again when the sun god was strong and summer would return.

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Denis Tymulis

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Denis is a photo editor at Bored Panda. After getting his bachelor's degree in Multimedia and Computer Design, he tried to succeed in digital design, advertising, and branding. Also, Denis really enjoys sports and loves everything related to board sports and water.

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Denis Tymulis

Denis Tymulis

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Denis is a photo editor at Bored Panda. After getting his bachelor's degree in Multimedia and Computer Design, he tried to succeed in digital design, advertising, and branding. Also, Denis really enjoys sports and loves everything related to board sports and water.

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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I gotta say it, the photoshopped pic inside the house is suuuuper obvious lol

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Marcellus the Third
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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Once you know it is, then yes; and somewhat the same for the indoors... But the moment, especially on the way home looking at your messages: No, not at all --- I'd not suspect it for a second.

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Demi Zwaan
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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Why is she not upset by it costing 190 dollars? Tell me that’s not a normal price for such a tree...

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Lisa Kaufman
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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I actually wasn't instantly shocked about the price because we live in the Bay Area and the average cost of a decent-sized tree is over $100. However, I would've been upset about having spent $190 if I then made him get rid of it! :)

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Sivi
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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My brother got a tree that was very wide, his wife was not impressed, but the cat was.

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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I gotta say it, the photoshopped pic inside the house is suuuuper obvious lol

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Marcellus the Third
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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Once you know it is, then yes; and somewhat the same for the indoors... But the moment, especially on the way home looking at your messages: No, not at all --- I'd not suspect it for a second.

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Demi Zwaan
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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Why is she not upset by it costing 190 dollars? Tell me that’s not a normal price for such a tree...

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Lisa Kaufman
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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I actually wasn't instantly shocked about the price because we live in the Bay Area and the average cost of a decent-sized tree is over $100. However, I would've been upset about having spent $190 if I then made him get rid of it! :)

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Sivi
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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My brother got a tree that was very wide, his wife was not impressed, but the cat was.

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