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Weirdest Christmas present request you've received so far

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Nicpem1982 Mon 23-Oct-17 12:00:35

My dn (5) has asked for a telescope, another dn (10) has asked for unicorn stuff, and my friends dd (3) has asked for a robotic dog

What's the weirdest request you've had so far this year

Grimmfebruary Mon 23-Oct-17 12:04:25

A ghillie suit from the army shop for 7 yo.

Stompythedinosaur Mon 23-Oct-17 13:47:18

Lots of bluetack from 4yo dd2.

gamerchick Mon 23-Oct-17 13:50:16

I asked for a car battery and a car battery charger for my birthday once. That would probably be my husbands. He dreads being asked what he got the wife grin

mikeyssister Mon 23-Oct-17 13:53:41

Rubber ducks from a 14 year oldconfused

Snap8TheCat Mon 23-Oct-17 13:53:56

Are any of those weird OP? confused

Rockhopper81 Mon 23-Oct-17 13:56:30

I don't think any of those requests are weird OP...?

Nicpem1982 Mon 23-Oct-17 14:42:48

They are compared to the requests I normally get

Nicpem1982 Mon 23-Oct-17 14:43:47

My Christmas shopping is normally pretty boring

Makemineacabsauv Mon 23-Oct-17 21:29:52

A real live penguin which would live in the bath. Dd was devastated when she didn’t get one! But Santa doesn’t do livestock!

Ownerofalittlechimp Tue 24-Oct-17 04:55:17

84,472 Pizza's from 5yr old ds

Lemontwist Tue 24-Oct-17 05:11:10

When DS1 was 3 he desperately wanted a backscratcher. He was so excited when he unwrapped it grin

elsiemarleysellsthebarley Tue 24-Oct-17 05:12:49

A 'remote controlled solar powered shopping trolley' - from 5yr old. confused

TeeBee Tue 24-Oct-17 06:28:00

This year my 12-year old DS wants a foam pit for the garden so he can jump from our roof and somersault into it. Last year, he wanted a flying suit. I’ll let you guess how many times I’ve visited A&E in the last 12 years.

Nicpem1982 Tue 24-Oct-17 07:28:29


Birnamwood Tue 24-Oct-17 08:06:14

A ladder for 2yo ds2. Compromised with a small wooden ladder that you buy to put in a birdcage. He was delighted and still has it now 4 years on.

Plasters for 3yo ds1.

My kids are weird

Tentomidnight Tue 24-Oct-17 08:11:11

Love this thread!
So far I have a request for a tube of pink smarties and a marmalade making kit.

Fueledwithfairydustandgin Tue 24-Oct-17 08:13:05

I must be weird because I bought DS2 a little ladder without him asking for one because he always had ladder envy when workmen came

Whydidyoucallmethat Tue 24-Oct-17 08:19:37

The only thing my then 2 year old wanted one year was “a pair of scissors in a box”! We had got her (older) cousin a manicure set so I think that is what she wanted. No way was I getting her one of these as she was very accident prone but she was quite happy with a pair of plastic scissors in a spectacle case!

suckonthatmaureen Tue 24-Oct-17 08:24:17

My 3yo wants a pink and purple glittery yoyo. Simple request, but difficult to find!

My 7yo DD hasn't said what she wants, but she has said she doesn't want lots of 'stuff'. She won't elaborate on that thoughconfused

HairsprayBabe Tue 24-Oct-17 10:20:18

My brother once asked for a "Faberge Egg"

I think he broke the bank at the North Pole that year fgrinfgrinfgrin

SunshineHQ Tue 24-Oct-17 12:01:25

One of my nephews asked Grandma (my mum) for a Nerf Gun one year, and in a weak moment mum said yes.

Mum normal would never agree to such a request, preferring more quality toys (made of wood or educational) or Lego or trains.

All other four grandchildren piled in and immediately requested the same.

It is still known in our family as ‘the year Grandma bought everyone Nerf guns’.

tootsieglitterballs Tue 24-Oct-17 12:19:55

I would love my son to ask for something bizarre just to add to this thread! He would just like lego...

Mammyloveswine Tue 24-Oct-17 12:40:07

I took my nursery class yo see Santa one year... one little girl was very shy and quiet. Santa of course singled her out and asked what she wanted for Christmas... a karaoke machine! Bless her!

One year my dad asked for a jigsaw... I got him a puzzle... He meant the tool lol

turkeyboots Tue 24-Oct-17 12:51:21

All DS wanted when he was 3 was a bowl of crisps.

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