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WhiteWineAndMagnums · 21/11/2019 16:26

Just had my DD(9) question why the kids in the eBay advert wrote a Christmas list and their parents then go on to eBay to buy what's on their list. This advert was shown at tea time.

AIBU to think that it's completely inappropriate and will get lots of kids questioning the reality of the Big Man?

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cherryblossomgin · 21/11/2019 16:31

Some families do one Santa present and the rest from Mum and Dad.


Inebriati · 21/11/2019 16:47

Yabu, Santa only brings one gift..
It doesn't hurt kids to know their parents are the ones paying for Christmas, especially for families that are struggling financially.


Pipandmum · 21/11/2019 16:52

Nine and still hadn't sussed it? My son looked at me suspiciously and asked if I was actually Santa at about age six as he realised so many presents he got were the same toys on the Tesco shelves! I always wondered how they saw me wrapping parents for their grandparents etc and didn't notice the same wrapping paper on their own presents.


WhiteWineAndMagnums · 21/11/2019 18:35

@Pipandmum - there are plenty of 9 (and beyond!!) that still believe...although she is starting to ask questions.

And each family does things differently. Sometimes Santa brings one gift, sometimes more. Otherwise what's the point of writing your list to Father Christmas?!

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Bogiesaremyonlyfriend · 21/11/2019 19:00

My 9 year old definately still believes! I'd be actually gutted if she had seen it so yanbu!! That's really thoughtless of eBay!! Will have to avoid adverts til after Christmas!!


WhiteWineAndMagnums · 21/11/2019 20:51

@Bogiesaremyonlyfriend exactly. Can't believe that no-one, no-where thought it may be a bad idea!

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