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Americans love Christmas. We start preparing for December 25th right after we toss out those rotting jack-o-laterns and way before we carve the Thanksgiving turkey. Our shopping malls are turned into winter wonderlands while we are still wearing shorts. Our radio stations play Christmas carols ad nauseam. Now Aldi Australia is showing Americans how much warmer (and more relaxed) Christmas could be if we all celebrated Down Under.

The commercial features an American family called "the Tinkletons," who, like hopped-up Whos from The Grinch, are on a mission to prove that Christmas in the United States is superior to Christmas in Australia. WARNING: This video may be upsetting to those who are forced to wear ugly matching Christmas sweaters every year.

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Of course, the Tinkletons have adopted the "bigger is better" philosophy when it comes Christmas, but as soon as they discover how low-key Australian celebrations are, they stop their manic caroling and enjoy eating some shrimp on the barbie.

Australian Christmas seems nice, especially compared to the stress of having to spend the holidays with family—which is tough even if they're not perfectly-coifed, Santa-obsessed monsters who can't stop chugging eggnog.