Monday, November 26, 2007

Jingle bell brawl in Anaheim

Three mothers get into shoving match over place in line to see Santa Claus

ANAHEIM --The arrival of Santa Claus to the Anaheim Town Square shopping center was interrupted briefly Friday when three mothers -- one holding an infant – got into a shoving match over their place in line to see Saint Nick.
Security guards and event workers separated the women, who were shoving one another for nearly 30 seconds. No injuries were reported, and no arrests were made.
One mother claimed that she'd been saving her family's place in line since 9 a.m. for Santa Claus's noon appearance.
The mothers – all with children in tow – were lined up to see the "Jingle Bell Jump," which involved Santa Claus landing in the parking lot in a hot-air balloon.
The Jingle Bell Jump was an annual tradition at Anaheim Town Square that featured Santa Claus parachuting into the shopping center. After Sept. 11, 2001, a no-fly zone was enacted in a three-mile radius around Disneyland. Anaheim Town Square falls within the restricted area by a quarter-mile.
The first 300 people at the shopping center on the corner of corner of Lincoln Avenue and State College Boulevard received free T-shirts.

sing with me.....

jingle bell, jingle bell, jingle bell brawl...................

ok so it doesnt go as well as the original but it does fit the season. mrs pissed wanted to go out on friday but i explained that unless there was something you couldnt live without then there was no real good reason to near a mall on that day.

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