Christmas lights nightmare? You aren’t alone…

If you can see it from space, it might be too bright. (AP)

WASHINGTON — It’s that time of year again. All the neighbors put up their version of “tasteful” Christmas tree lights and everyone enjoys them peacefully, just as the season dictates.

Yeah, right.

Calling all Clark Griswolds, Tim Taylors and Skrillex dubstep enthusiasts: We want to hear your awful Christmas light stories.

Select your favorite yuletide nightmare, from either your own family or a neighbor, and let us know. You can send your story and pictures, if you have them, to

But don’t discount those Christmas miracles. Please also share your stories of decorations done right!

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