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Poll Vault: How elaborate are your holiday decorations?

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  • Elgin resident Michael Arnold won the Daily Herald's holiday lights contest in 2011.

       Elgin resident Michael Arnold won the Daily Herald's holiday lights contest in 2011.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • The Kyprianidis family's home in Elk Grove Village took the top prize in the 2010 holiday lights contest.

       The Kyprianidis family's home in Elk Grove Village took the top prize in the 2010 holiday lights contest.
    Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Hampshire resident Jeffery Lawnicki, pictured with his beagle, Daisy, garnered the most online votes in last year's decorating contest.

       Hampshire resident Jeffery Lawnicki, pictured with his beagle, Daisy, garnered the most online votes in last year's decorating contest.
    Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

 
 

Do your neighbors call you "Griswold" this time of year? Do they mean it as a compliment?

If they haven't started already, homeowners all across the suburbs soon will be erecting their holiday displays. Some are content with a few strands of blinking lights. Others go all out with animatronic figures and synchronized music.

Where do you fall on the spectrum?

If you think your decorations are second to none, you should enter the Daily Herald's holiday lights contest. Simply upload a photo at dailyherald.com/contest/holidaylights. The winner of the competition, co-sponsored by Wintrust Community Banks, will receive a snazzy Toro snowblower.

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