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When did you stop believing in Santa?

Old Dec 16th 2012, 5:19 am
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When I was awoken by noise from the lounge & snuck downstairs hoping to see Santa eating his mince pie and Rudolph eating his carrot and instead saw him shagging mum. Cheeky git didn't even leave me my dream Johnny 7 machine gun after he'd emptied his sacks
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Old Dec 16th 2012, 6:55 am
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Aged 7. A schoolfriend told me, but I wasn't upset. Think I just felt like I was in on the secret.
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Old Dec 17th 2012, 12:01 pm
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well our little one is 8 and still believes but I reckon this will be the last year she does
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Old Dec 17th 2012, 12:14 pm
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well our little one is 8 and still believes but I reckon this will be the last year she does
Just tell her.

Last thing she needs it to tell kids in January what Santa brought her only to get laughed at...
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Just tell her.

Last thing she needs it to tell kids in January what Santa brought her only to get laughed at...
she won't do that trust me I know and she knows her gifts come from us but she still thinks there is a Santa
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she won't do that trust me I know and she knows her gifts come from us but she still thinks there is a Santa
Is she just having you on to save the awkward conversation...?
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Is she just having you on to save the awkward conversation...?
well I know that her friend who is 10 has told her Santa isn't real, I just think she still likes the thought that he is.
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well I know that her friend who is 10 has told her Santa isn't real, I just think she still likes the thought that he is.
Ah, I see.

Mince pie half eaten on xmas eve still or beyond that stage?
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Ah, I see.

Mince pie half eaten on xmas eve still or beyond that stage?
don't think we will be bothering with that this year
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Old Dec 17th 2012, 12:22 pm
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Kids are so ****ing stupid aren't they.

I never knew that the inflatable boat I had on holiday had just been replaced by Dad when it got a hole. He told me he'd had it laser-sealed so I wouldn't see the damage.
You didn't realise that the boat was gone and instead you were afloat on your dad? I know you said he was a bit big, but...

And you said kids were stupid?
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Old Dec 17th 2012, 12:32 pm
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You didn't realise that the boat was gone and instead you were afloat on your dad? I know you said he was a bit big, but...

And you said kids were stupid?


That took how long to think up?

Madness how you can write something meaning one thing for someone else to (deliberately here, but good example) read it as if you mean something entirely different.
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That took how long to think up?

Madness how you can write something meaning one thing for someone else to (deliberately here, but good example) read it as if you mean something entirely different.
I negotiate contracts for a living. I'm never suprised at how people manage to twist words into meanings that were never contemplated, are out of context, and that you couldn't possibly imagine if you sat on a stone for three years (which is an equally obtuse Japanese proverb).
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I negotiate contracts for a living. I'm never suprised at how people manage to twist words into meanings that were never contemplated, are out of context, and that you couldn't possibly imagine if you sat on a stone for three years (which is an equally obtuse Japanese proverb).
Madness isn't it.

I sent a joke email to my mum (a family joke) and she went ****ing spare at me....after my sister and gran had replied laughing.

Maybe it was the shame.

Proverb - even if you sat on a stone for three years you wouldn't work it out?
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When did I stop believing in Santa?
When Ali told me Santa is the devil.
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Proverb - even if you sat on a stone for three years you wouldn't work it out?
Yep. But why 3 years? Why not 2, or 4? Or 1? And why a stone? So many questions. I couldn't fathom it even if I sat on a ...

Shit.
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