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does anyone know the website where they did the portable north pole last year? i cant seem to find it

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bloodredcherrymonster Fri 23-Oct-09 00:45:43


aWitchForLifeNotJustHalloween Fri 23-Oct-09 00:49:46

er, is that the same as the santa tracker thing? sorry if I'm talking about something completely random

bloodredcherrymonster Fri 23-Oct-09 00:52:44

no thats norad! the portable north pole, was a website where you could input your childs name and age, and what they wanted for christmas, and you would get a video message from santa talking to your child. it was fantastic, and very very authentic, even convinced ds1 who was nearly 10. ( i think he still believes now, and he will be 11 in march)

Bleatblurt Fri 23-Oct-09 00:56:02

I remember that! It was great. Bugger, can't remember the website at all either. Woe.

NellieTheEllie Fri 23-Oct-09 01:02:03

it was like this
but this one isn't working at the moment. Wonder if it'll be up and running nearer the time?

haveronjones Fri 17-Dec-10 14:15:02

I have just become aware of the PNP website and have contacted both NSPCC and CEOP (The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) as well as a variety of media organisations, because I believe that people who use it should first consider the risks involved in providing personal details of a child to a website about which they essentially know nothing at all.

I know of nothing to suggest that the site is anything other than 100% legitimate - but all the same, would you give your child's name, photograph, age, sex, email ID and postal address to a stranger you had met in a pub? I doubt it - and Portable North Pole really isn't any different.

Please, please, please consider the risks involved in this sort of thing before deciding to use the service!

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