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Anyone else's dc request odd things for Christmas?

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lostscot Tue 15-Dec-15 19:18:31

My ds 7 has requested a budgie and a dyson for the last 3 years, poor Santa was lost for words last year! Anyone else had a odd request?

LizzieMacQueen Tue 15-Dec-15 19:19:21

Blutac comes up fairly frequently.

Chrisinthemorning Tue 15-Dec-15 19:36:26

A tidy up sign from my 3 year old. Still a bit puzzled!

ontheedgeofnewdawn Tue 15-Dec-15 19:38:39

There was a thread on here last Christmas with some brilliant ones on.

Bluetac has been requested many times here too?

ontheedgeofnewdawn Tue 15-Dec-15 19:39:47

No idea why there is a question mark at the end of that?

VulcanWoman Tue 15-Dec-15 19:40:50

You can get toy Dysons.
I got my son some mini traffic cones one year.

DurhamDurham Tue 15-Dec-15 19:58:45

When my oldest daughter was nine she asked for a paper shredder. I can only presume she had lots of confidential paperwork she needed to get rid of smile

LikeASoulWithoutAMind Tue 15-Dec-15 20:00:58

When ds1 was 5 he asked for a folder.

He took a register on Christmas Day grin

weebarra Tue 15-Dec-15 20:02:41

DD is 2. She has requested some cake, a torch and a meerkat. More imaginative than her big brothers.

Allyoucaneat Tue 15-Dec-15 20:05:08

Casdon do a good to dyson, real suction and everything!

And how about a digibird / little live pet budgie. They're less than £10.

bimandbam Tue 15-Dec-15 20:06:32

Dd (11) has requested a glue gun this year. Have got her one but have no idea what she wants to glue.

I suspect it could be her little brother. Sigh.

badhairallthetime Tue 15-Dec-15 20:13:03

DD (14) asked for a set of crutches a few years ago! Someone at school had a broken leg or something and she thought crutches looked cool hmm Didn't buy them of course!

Osquito Tue 15-Dec-15 20:20:19

DS is too young yet to request items, but we are certain he will. My sister and I asked for tins of olives as children. We were thrilled to find them in our Christmas sacks!

SitsOnFence Tue 15-Dec-15 21:04:45

DS (7) asked for some weights, as in dumbbells hmm Neither DH nor I lift weights, so no idea where that's come from.

DD (5) asked for a gymnastics leotard and mat. She doesn't go to gymnastics classes and, as far as I am aware, does not do it at school or Rainbows, so I can only assume she means to teach herself...

Lovelydiscusfish Tue 15-Dec-15 22:08:34

Dd's Christmas list just had two (named) My Little Ponies on it (one quite obscure), and also "soc" (sock, as in, literally, a sock. Or presumably, a pair).
I've no idea why she wants a sock. Nor had she, when pressed.

blamethecat Tue 15-Dec-15 22:11:20

Ds 2.6 wants "a torch present and a spider present" wish I had asked before spending a fortune on pirate ships and stickle bricks!

lostscot Tue 15-Dec-15 22:12:43

These are brilliant, I love the tidy sign! I've suggested both toy Hoover and budgie and was answered with a sigh and "no mummy a real one"! We are considering the budgie at some point as husband has had all sorts of birds in past and fil still does...

NorahBone Tue 15-Dec-15 22:23:38

SitsOnFence I think your children are planning on running away to join a circus.

AtSea1979 Tue 15-Dec-15 22:26:01

I thought DDs was hard work, now I feel so much better!

GetSchwifty Tue 15-Dec-15 22:27:16

My four year old asked for a salad spinner. He saw one in a shop and thought it was great. Luckily it's been forgotten about and now he just wants toys.

SitsOnFence Tue 15-Dec-15 23:44:39

Maybe you have something there NorahBone, they are hoping for a garden swing from me and DH. Perhaps they plan to use it to learn the trapeze?

ceeveebee Wed 16-Dec-15 00:10:23

My 4 yo DD wants a cage or dungeon to keep her toy elsa in.
She's getting a bike

Misty9 Wed 16-Dec-15 00:23:51

May I recommend the oxo salad spinner get? grin my 4yo ds loves it, and it has a useful function. Win win!

CharleyDavidson Wed 16-Dec-15 00:24:58

Dd2 has asked for, and is getting,one of those apple peeling machines. She's 11.

deepdarkwood Wed 16-Dec-15 00:30:37

Ds has asked for "rope (lots of)"
Probing revealed he planned to make a rope swing and set up a trap in his room. He is getting rope hmm. He is nearly 12&should sure be asking for iPhones or summat

Dd's main present from Santa a couple of years ago was a large cardboard box (empty). It was her best present that year and she contemplated asking for another one for her main present this year.

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