Have you ever received coal for Christmas?

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  1. nanderson500 profile image77
    nanderson500posted 11 years ago

    Have you ever received coal for Christmas?

    Legend has it that Santa Claus gives naughty kids a lump of coal in their stocking. Have you ever been given any? Even as a joke?


  2. dailytop10 profile image86
    dailytop10posted 11 years ago

    No. The weirdest thing I got during Christmas was a teddy bear which says "love me" when you press its chest. What a creepy gift! hahaha

  3. Goody5 profile image58
    Goody5posted 11 years ago

    No, but I gave away a piece of coal as a Christmas present one year.

  4. Michelle Taylor profile image59
    Michelle Taylorposted 11 years ago

    I have never received coal, but I have gifted it :-).  My boss's son for three years straight didn't even get me a card for the holiday so one year I decided to mess with him and wrapped a piece of coal in a nice box and handed it to him.  I knew he would open it right away and the look on his face was absolutely priceless!  His mother (who I also worked with) thought it was hysterical and vowed to gag gift it to someone else that year.  I did eventually that day give him a real present.

  5. Sharkye11 profile image90
    Sharkye11posted 11 years ago

    No, but I am certain that I deserved it a time or two. I can only think that my parents took pity on me and practiced excellent negotiation skills with Santa.

  6. lburmaster profile image73
    lburmasterposted 11 years ago

    Not real coal. Just that nasty coal shaped gum. Always hurts my teeth and tastes entirely strange...

  7. Geekdom profile image88
    Geekdomposted 11 years ago

    One year for my families 10 dollar "White Elephant" game I bought two big bags of BBQ charcoal. It ended up being one of the most popular gifts that people kept stealing.


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