Lifestyle & Belief

Arizona woman spells out DITTO in Christmas light message to ambitiously-decorated neighbor


Christmas festive lights adorn a semi-detached house in a suburban street in Melksham, December 8, 2012 in Melksham, England.


Matt Cardy

Here's a 21st-century Christmas exchange for you: a woman responds to her neighbor's 16,000 Christmas light display by stringing up her own set of lights reading DITTO, going inside, getting online, and launching a Facebook page.

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Kristina Green of Maricopa, Arizona, used about 600 red-and-green lights to write DITTO and put up an arrow pointing to her extravagantly-decorated neighbor, according to the Associated Press

Green told the local ABC15 news team her goal is to get 1,000 likes on the page, titled "Ditto Sign -> In Maricopa, AZ." As of Tuesday, 263 people 'liked' the page. Check it out here, the "About" section is pretty intense: 

"Ditto - 282 Green lights
Arrow - 93 Red Lights
8 Hours of Labor
1 Sheet of Plywood
Camera Flashes from people loving it - ENDLESS
Next door neighbor Eric Cyr has over 20,000 lights and all hand made decorations!!"