How Santa Manages Christmas Eve

 

How could one overweight man and a pack of tiny reindeer possibly deliver a toy to every child on Earth in just one night?  The answer is simple.  Santa doesn’t do it alone.  He relies on a team of highly skilled (but very short) experts and his centuries of experience.  Still not sure if the big guy is real?  Here are a few answers to the Santa-doubters’ most frequent questions:

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In Just One Night?

Santa’s route takes him against Earth’s rotation.  Not only does the sleigh gain speed as the Earth turns at 330 mph, he also saves time by beginning his toy deliveries just as darkness falls and children start to fall asleep.

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Reindeer?

The animals are ideal for flying.  Their thick fur keeps them warm at high altitudes.  Running speed:  Reindeer = 15 mph, Cheetah = 60 mph.

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Airborne ‘re-gifting’

As his supply of presents runs low, Santa meets up with a modified cargo jet that sends him more gifts through a long tube.

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Rudolph

Like the special parts of some animals, Rudolph’s nose glows,when a few special chemicals ( Luciferin and Adenosine triphosphate) mix with oxygen.  Scientists call this ‘bioluminescence’.

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Clocking Santa Delivering Around the World

Thanks to different time zones and the Earth’s rotation, Santa has about 31 hours of Christmas to deliver gifts to more than one billion children (persons under 18) in one night.  With an average of 3.5 children per household, that comes to more than 300 million stops.

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Santa starts delivering gifts tonight at 11 p.m. in California.  By then it is already 7 a.m. in London on Christmas morning…. and 4 p.m. in Tokyo on Christmas afternoon.

Any Questions??  Good!  Now get ready for the ‘Fat Man’ and by the way, it’s too late to start being good now!!!!!

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The caption reads" The Greatest Unsung Hero of Christmas… the Elf on Reindeer Duty" !!  HAH!

I hope you all have a VERY Merry and Joyous Christmas!

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10 Responses to How Santa Manages Christmas Eve

  1. Jade says:

    Yaaaay!!! that was great!!!Merry Christmas Bob!!!!!!

  2. Joe says:

    Gee Bob, with these Christmas secrets being told for all the world to see you may end up face down in a snow bank strangled with your own Christmas speedos!

  3. 凯涛 says:

    Merry Christmas!

  4. Hope says:

    Laughing..Merry Christmas Bob..hope its filled with many many smiles and hugssoft hugs.. Hope

  5. Denise says:

    I hate cheetahs I have never seen Mr Santa Claus with elves in his slay Christmas dayI think he leaves them in the toy factory

  6. Sue says:

    Thanks for the info, Bob! Yeah, reindeer maintenance duty doesn’t sound like much fun. Maybe they draw straws for that one…hope the fat guy brings you all the goodies on your list! After all, you have been good this year, right??! No hesitating on that answer or it could cost ya! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

  7. Grandpa Dewey says:

    I was laughing too. What a great piece of work, how long did it take you to put this together? We all know how busy you are.Merry Christmas.

  8. Laoch says:

    Merry Christmas!

  9. Duckie says:

    Merry Christmas, Bob.

  10. Holly says:

    Merry Christmas!

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