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Old 12-03-2012, 08:45 AM   #1
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What's the strangest thing your child has asked for..

for Christmas that you could actually get.
I will go first.

When my DS was 8 years old he asked for office supplies. He didn't want remote controlled cars or video games he wanted post it notes and paper clips etc. He got a ton that year. Along with a few toys.

Strange child.

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Old 12-03-2012, 08:50 AM   #2
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Mine asked for stocks.....I blame my husband.
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:55 AM   #3
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My DD(15) asked for a woody, and put it just like that. I have no idea why she wants a Woody doll from Toy Story.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:04 AM   #4
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I'd been asking my DS17 for a list of things that he'd like for Christmas for quite some time. I think he got sick of me asking because when I asked him last week for his list, he just looked at me, laughed and said, "a sandwich". I think a pb&j should wrap well and keep under the tree.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:17 AM   #5
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One year, one of my dds asked for beef jerky. That was all that was on her list.

This same kid is now a teen who wants to be a vegetarian. Ahh, for the good old days of beef jerky.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:17 AM   #6
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My DD(15) asked for a woody, and put it just like that. I have no idea why she wants a Woody doll from Toy Story.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:30 AM   #7
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My kid has "a haircut" on his list this year.

Every week I say to him "would you like us to fit in a haircut this weekend? I could take you to the barber" and he says "Oh no, I'm good, this length hair is the style".
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:31 AM   #8
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my 16 yr old dd wants a calendar with pictures of roundabouts and a cuddly llama, (her main present is a kindle}
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:36 AM   #9
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Owl pellets.

Now that she's all grown up, she asked for her yearly professional society membership.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:36 AM   #10
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When DD was 3, all she wanted was a pink whistle. She wouldn't tell anyone anything else, so she got a bunch of pink whistles.
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:02 AM   #11
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Two of my three ask for duct tape on a pretty regular basis. My youngest asked for a cardboard box, probably because after 6 months of use as a fort we tossed the box from our new stove and she still misses it. My oldest once asked both his grandmothers for empty wrapping paper, paper towel, toilet paper tubes.
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:06 AM   #12
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The only weird thing that stands out is my DD wanted a spanish/english dictionary when she was about 9.
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:36 AM   #13
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DD14 has beef jerky on her list this year...I can't think of anything too unusual that they've asked for, which surprises me, because they are pretty imaginative.

I was able to help someone with a strange request, though. I was selling my Crayola school bus from my Crayola collection on eBay. At the time it was probably 10+ years old, so not something that had been advertised on television recently. But someone's 3 year old put something like "crayon bus" or something on his Santa list and Mom was just amazed to find that it did exist.
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:42 AM   #14
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when DS was 4, he asked for a DustBuster...

at that time, we were living as full-time, 24/7 supers at 70 unit apt building

so DS would go on cleaning rounds with me around the building

and wanted to "help" clean like mommy

no - didn't get him DB - he got lots of toys, instead!
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:46 AM   #15
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When my daughter was 3 all she wanted was Little Mermaid lipstick (chap stick). do you think I could find one. It couldn't be any other princess, had to be Ariel. I still didn't have one on Christmas Eve and was not sure what I was going to do the next morning. We had a friend who dressed up a SANTA and came to the house every Christmas Eve. When he showed up he had a little mermaid chap stick. She is now 19 and to this day he has never told me where his wife found one.
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