Sunday, December 21, 2008

The scary guy at the mall

A surprising new survey finds that many young children dislike the experience of sitting on the lap of a hairy, stinking old stranger at the mall, who their parents say will be sneaking into their house in the middle of the night sometime soon.



Maybe this is why I've never been particularly fond of the holidays...I've been suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder all these years.

16 comments:

  1. That's hilarious! Try to get over your post traumatic stress and enjoy the holidays anyway. Then again, if anyone comes sneaking in the house, in the middle of the night, and he's not wearing a red suit, you'll have to take measures...
    Merry Christmas.

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  2. Why, look at that! The very first conehead sighting! No wonder you were put off!

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  3. How true... I just hate it when I see parents forcing their little kids onto Santa's lap all the while the kid is kicking and screaming. This must be where PTSD originated. Ha!

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  4. Wonderful and I needed that!

    Jen

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  5. I can't blame you for crying ... look at that look on Santa's face!!

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  6. I just noticed on your margin, "eat birthday cake" ... your birthday??? If so, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! :o)

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  7. Taken in that context it does seem a bit sketchy, doesn't it? Especially when I and so many other children are taught not to accept gifts from strangers.

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  8. Santas and clowns.....whoever came up with dressing up like that to entertain children should be ashamed of all the trauma they've caused!! :) Absolutely LOVE the pic! He OWES you BIG TIME!!

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  9. Santa looks like he's about to cry, too! lol

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  10. LOL!!!! This is a good one!! Well, all of your posts are good ones, but this one is classic!!! :)

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  11. that was HYSTERICALLY FUNNY!

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  12. Brilliant...a great way to start the week.

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  13. That is funny! I must admit that is a pretty odd looking Santa :)

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