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18th Sep '17 10:34:51 AM Xtifr
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* ''[[TheLaundrySeries Overtime]]'' by Creator/CharlesStross. [[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve Summoned by a belief in Santa]] an EldritchAbomination turns up in a ventilation shaft in the Laundry on Christmas Eve. Fortunately Bob is able to temporarily satiate the monster with a plate of pies left over from the office Christmas party, giving him time to set up a banishment spell. It's mentioned that if the pies hadn't been available, the monster would have been free to run amok, as the 'summoner' wouldn't have kept the 'deal' implicit in its summoning.

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* ''[[TheLaundrySeries ''[[Literature/TheLaundryFiles Overtime]]'' by Creator/CharlesStross. [[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve Summoned by a belief in Santa]] an EldritchAbomination turns up in a ventilation shaft in the Laundry on Christmas Eve. Fortunately Bob is able to temporarily satiate the monster with a plate of pies left over from the office Christmas party, giving him time to set up a banishment spell. It's mentioned that if the pies hadn't been available, the monster would have been free to run amok, as the 'summoner' wouldn't have kept the 'deal' implicit in its summoning.
16th Sep '17 5:45:56 PM tyrekecorrea
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* One Trix cereal commercial in the 90s features kids leaving a bowl of Trix for Santa. After they go to bed, the Trix Rabbit, disguised as Santa, comes in and is about to eat the cearal himself, but then the real Santa shows up and the Rabbit gives him the bowl without hesitation.

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* One Trix cereal commercial in the 90s features kids leaving a bowl of Trix for Santa. After they go to bed, the Trix Rabbit, disguised as Santa, comes in and is about to eat the cearal cereal himself, but then the real Santa shows up and the Rabbit gives him the bowl without hesitation.
2nd Apr '17 11:26:17 AM nombretomado
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* In his Christmas Special, [[PeeWeesPlayhouse Pee-Wee]] attempted to bribe Santa with a large platter of milk and cookies. Ultimately subverted when Santa revealed that the Christmas list was so all-encompassing that ''Pee-Wee had to give back all of the presents'' so that the children of the world could have some!

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* In his Christmas Special, [[PeeWeesPlayhouse [[Series/PeeWeesPlayhouse Pee-Wee]] attempted to bribe Santa with a large platter of milk and cookies. Ultimately subverted when Santa revealed that the Christmas list was so all-encompassing that ''Pee-Wee had to give back all of the presents'' so that the children of the world could have some!
10th Jan '17 6:36:07 PM JackG
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* ''[[TheLaundrySeries Overtime]]'' by Creator/CharlesStross. [[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve Summoned by a belief in Santa]] an EldtrichAbomination turns up in a ventilation shaft in the Laundry on Christmas Eve. Fortunately Bob is able to temporarily satiate the monster with a plate of pies left over from the office Christmas party, giving him time to set up a banishment spell. It's mentioned that if the pies hadn't been available, the monster would have been free to run amok, as the 'summoner' wouldn't have kept the 'deal' implicit in its summoning.

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* ''[[TheLaundrySeries Overtime]]'' by Creator/CharlesStross. [[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve Summoned by a belief in Santa]] an EldtrichAbomination EldritchAbomination turns up in a ventilation shaft in the Laundry on Christmas Eve. Eve. Fortunately Bob is able to temporarily satiate the monster with a plate of pies left over from the office Christmas party, giving him time to set up a banishment spell. spell. It's mentioned that if the pies hadn't been available, the monster would have been free to run amok, as the 'summoner' wouldn't have kept the 'deal' implicit in its summoning.
10th Jan '17 6:35:38 PM JackG
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* ''[[TheLaundrySeries Overtime]]'' by Creator/CharlesStross. [[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve Summoned by a belief in Santa]] an EldtrichAbomination turns up in a ventilation shaft in the Laundry on Christmas Eve. Fortunately Bob is able to temporarily satiate the monster with a plate of pies left over from the office Christmas party, giving him time to set up a banishment spell. It's mentioned that if the pies hadn't been available, the monster would have been free to run amok, as the 'summoner' wouldn't have kept the 'deal' implicit in its summoning.
10th Jan '17 6:27:40 PM JackG
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* ''Series/DoctorWho''. In the ChristmasEpisode "The Return of Doctor Mysterio", a young boy sees the Doctor hanging upside down outside his window, requesting entry. Being somewhat cautious, he runs to tell mom before letting him in. She assumes he's referring to Santa, and gives the requisite milk and cookies.
9th Jan '17 9:03:04 PM JMQwilleran
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* In the ''[[Franchise/WinnieThePooh My Friends Tigger & Pooh]]'' special ''Super Sleuth Christmas Movie'', Rabbit comments in the "Christmas Comes Tomorrow" song that he has "artichokes for Santa and, oh yes, carrots for his deer."
25th Dec '16 2:23:06 PM shawn_allen
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** Apparently, the Santa Clause cured Scott's lactose intolerance, since he scarfed down all the treats at his staff meeting.
24th Dec '16 9:45:22 PM rwe1138
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* On Latin America, children leave grass on January 6 for TheThreeWiseMen to give to their mounts (horses or camels, depending on the country).

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* On In Latin America, children leave grass on January 6 for TheThreeWiseMen to give to their mounts (horses or camels, depending on the country).
24th Dec '16 9:43:12 PM rwe1138
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Characters leaving out treats for SantaClaus on Christmas Eve. This is usually done as a test to see whether he exists, or as a act of good will. The treat differs between countries. In America it's usually milk an cookies, in most of Britain it's sherry or a mince pie (of your dad's favourite brand--funny, that), and in Scotland it's a nice big tumbler of Scotch. Sometimes, people also leave food for the reindeer, such as carrots.

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Characters leaving out treats for SantaClaus on Christmas Eve. This is usually done as a test to see whether he exists, or as a act of good will. The treat differs between countries. In America it's usually milk an and cookies, in most of Britain it's sherry or a mince pie (of your dad's favourite brand--funny, that), and in Scotland it's a nice big tumbler of Scotch. Sometimes, people also leave food for the reindeer, such as carrots.
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