Go ahead and fess up -- how many times have you watched Christmas Vacation already since Thanksgiving? It's only, like, the funniest movie EVER -- and one of the best parts of the whole thing is when Clark Griswold finally gets the "250 strands of lights" on his house lit and the power plant in town goes berserk. (Love it.)
But while having so many lights on display is hilarious in the movies, it can be a little bit annoying if the house next door is the one trying to re-create Clark's holiday display.
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Yes -- some people really do go a little bit overboard when it comes to outdoor decorating this time of year.
Check out these photos to see some of the most over-the-top houses around!
How many lights do you put up each year?
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