coal in your stocking

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by cw, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2009
    green co.
    how many of you all have gotten coal in your stocking?
    im thinking of loading up my little girls stocking this year as a joke
    of corse give her the real stocking after we all have are laugh
    we have told her if she aint good santa will fill her stocking with coal
    and of course being the sassy little thing she is said no way jos'e
  2. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

    May 13, 2008
    I do the same kinda thing just to get a rise out of them on Christmas morning, makes it all fun.

  3. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2009
    green co.
    the wife was thinking she may take it pretty hard and it will have adverse effects,
    i think im going to , its not that mean,
  4. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    When I was a kid, our neighbor loved to tease my dad and gave him an entire bucket of coal for Christmas as a gag gift. He used it in our fireplace. (He was in his 50's at the time [​IMG] )

    If your child still believes in Santa, then I wouldn't do the coal. I would've been tramatized if Santa really thought I was a bad kid. If she doesn't believe anymore, go for it, then it's just a family thing.
  5. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

    May 22, 2009
    North Central Florida
    Skip the coal. Socks and underwear. [​IMG]
  6. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

    Jan 15, 2009
    My Coop
    Oh, I got one better than that. One Christmas I gave my brother a great gag gift- a (taxidermy mounted) chicken leg that looked like it was giving him the "bird" (middle finger)! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. FluffyColor

    FluffyColor Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2009
    Queens, NY
    I don't think you should do that. Your child would be upset to find coal in her stocking. [​IMG] How about you give her something nice like always? That would make her happy. [​IMG]
  8. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 15, 2007
    Austin area, Texas
    Some stores sell "coal" that is actually candy. My kids have gotten that in their stockings.
  9. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    When Steven was 3 I gave him lava rock,, no coal here,, he pulled it out and his eyes got huge, and he said "Oh mom,, poor Santa,, he murdered a snowman!" and I said what/?? He said "He put him in my stocking and he melted, all that's left are his eyes!"
  10. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2009
    green co.
    Quote:thats funny

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