Ok, I'll be the first to admit that I'm not up on Christmas lights and
decorations. My primary response to the holidays, and Christmas in
particular, is to ignore them/it to the fullest extent possible. I
haven't bought Christmas lights in probably 25 years. Given that, I was
under the impression that:
1. Pretty much all Christmas lights these days are LED; and
2. Series wired Christmas lights went out sometime around the middle of
the first Eisenhower administration. Shunts? Seems like a solution
looking for a problem.
BTW, thanks for the answers on internet Rx. Pretty much confirmed my
suspicions. I guess I'll take an old fashioned paper prescription to
>> The story on the box is that the shunt gets clogged up like a drain.
> Well, apparently that isn't too far from the truth. According to this:
Suggested annual donation $12.96