Kings fans were happy to jump in and help out. At first, the advice was practical and helpful:
(Yes, I know, his avatar...)
Then the inevitable snarky advice started up:
Of course I offered up my two cents worth:
Between being Brushfire Nation and the recent arsons, we
Angelenos are a tad touchy about the flammables.
That's right, since my previous observations, I've come to the conclusion that my Christmas-obsessed neighbor must have a fake tree. There no way this apartment building still stands uncharred if it's real.
But the point here is that I just love how much Twitter has decreased the distance and contact between people in the public eye and those who keep them there. A few Kings fans, myself included, had a quick, informal chat about how long you can safely keep your Christmas tree going before it goes down in flames with Mike Freaking Richards, just like we would amongst our non-celebrity selves. And that is absolutely awesome.