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Old 11-14-2007, 07:41 PM   #1
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Thumbs down Santa should say what?

OMG I just read the stupidest thing!

In Australia, people were trying to get Dept stores Santas to say "HA HA HA" and not "HO HO HO" because it might scare kids and sounds derogative to woman.....

i'm sorry but, why would u mess around with Santa, come on..thats just stupid

Child: "Hi Santa "
Santa: "HA HA HA"
Child: Mummy, Daddy why is Santa at me?

yeah that sounds really good....

BUT

the dept stores ("David Jones" for one, said "we aren't changing anything Santa says, he will still say HO HO HO"

pfft @ HA HA HA

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Old 11-14-2007, 07:44 PM   #2
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No kidding, Rom. If it ain't broke; don't break it!!! Ho, Ho, Ho! So....there!
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Old 11-14-2007, 07:48 PM   #3
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I don't know why but it really, really disturbs me that they would try and change something like that....
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Old 11-14-2007, 08:02 PM   #4
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That is terrible, Santa is my hero and always says Ho Ho Ho, childhood beliefs are pure innocents and treasured.
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Old 11-14-2007, 11:21 PM   #5
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yeah! exActly!
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Old 11-14-2007, 11:48 PM   #6
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A loud, booming HA HA HA might even scare little kids! It strikes me as oddly reminiscent of an evil laugh. If the idea of some fat old guy breaking into your home at night isn't scary enough, that laugh should definitely do it. I can just see the mall photos now: Santa's face frozen in a bout of maniacal laughter while a terrified toddler, red-faced and panic-stricken, struggles toward Mommy with tears in his eyes.

Ho ho ho, on the other hand, has a good-natured ring to it. Then Santa's not scary; just a lovable old friend who brings children their presents.
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Old 11-15-2007, 12:25 AM   #7
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Maybe they don't want kids to get Santa confused with this guy

http://www.i-mockery.com/minimocks/c...reen-giant.jpg

HEE HEE HEE
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Old 11-15-2007, 12:40 AM   #8
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Haha! I think the slightly different costume might give it away though. . .
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Old 11-15-2007, 01:10 AM   #9
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Haha! I think the slightly different costume might give it away though. . .
Hmmm. An underdressed elf with a pituatary problem? It could work.
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