Jennifer Parrish, Closing Business (Ocean Realty )

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Bob Crane
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I have a couple of homes with fireplaces available, give me a call and we may be able to get you in by Christmas.

Dec 11, 2019 07:22 AM
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Watch The Santa Clause with Tim Allen, all is explained about non-fireplace homes :)

Dec 11, 2019 07:08 AM
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I heard from a friend that Santa's a back door man! LOLLL!

Dec 11, 2019 07:04 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
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That's a fun question Jennifer Parrish . I like Annettes answer but I think i'd just say that when there is no chimney Santa parks on the roof and comes in the back door. He passes through the kitchen looking for cookies and leaves your presents under the tree.

Dec 11, 2019 07:00 AM
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Hmm - how have the snowbirds been explaining this occurence over the years?  

Dec 11, 2019 07:05 AM
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Barbara Todaro
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do you have skylights????

Dec 11, 2019 07:21 AM
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Dec 11, 2019 09:37 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
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I grew up in homes without fireplaces and never even asked that question... I just knew that Santa showed up...wish I knew what to tell you.

Dec 11, 2019 07:24 AM
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J.R. Schloemer, CRS
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Through the garage door, with the MyQ app, just like Amazon Prime is starting to do with clients.

Dec 11, 2019 10:28 AM
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Lyn Sims
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He takes the palm tree to the roof, down the gutter to the back patio, breaks slider window to gain entry with reindeer on the look out.

Dec 11, 2019 09:01 AM
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Jennifer,

Santa will materialize through the walls in the Tropics!  LOL A

Dec 11, 2019 08:12 AM
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Santa can get in from both the backdoor and the frontdoor 

Dec 11, 2019 08:00 AM
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I am with Bob "RealMan" Timm - the door almost always works.  And kids don't really care.  When they figure out Santa is a commercializing Christmas scam - it's not because some homes don't have chimneys. 

Dec 11, 2019 07:44 AM
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Carol Williams
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Santa has outgrown ALL chimneys. He uses his magic key to get in through the door.  No need to leave your door unlocked for Santa to get in. 

Dec 11, 2019 08:57 AM
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Jennifer,

You’ve come to the right place for answers. I see the group has already provided you with a wide variety of good answers.

Of course you could always tell the kids your HOA doesn’t allow fireplaces but requires that Santa come in through a door.

Might as well start the “are HOA’s good or bad” argument while their young.

You are raising your kids to be agents, right?

Dec 11, 2019 08:44 AM
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You can use Rawlings or Tolkin as your guide to other dimensions that the young folk would/could understand. After all, in 2019 Santa's got an app for that.

But, make sure the birthday is understood first and Santa is just a party jester.

Dec 11, 2019 06:54 AM
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Kevin J. May
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I'm a sexagenarian and have never asked that question. If I start asking now I might jinx his perfect performance record and I cannot take a chance on that. Experience counts and he knows how to use it Jennifer! The best I can recommend is to have the kids check all doors and windows on Christmas morning where a trail of sand might give them a clue, not saying you'll find one, he's a tricky guy that Santa!

Have a MERRY CHRISTMAS

Dec 11, 2019 09:44 AM
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Jennifer Parrish
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But why would he park on the roof, if he is coming through the front or back door. Just park in the driveway at that point! LOL 

Dec 11, 2019 08:05 AM
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He wiggles his nose and can transport himself through the walls/roof

Dec 11, 2019 01:26 PM
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Lynnea Miller
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Sounds like you need a new home!!

Dec 11, 2019 12:59 PM
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Santa has a magic key of course silly rabbit

 

here's a nice story:

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=98591963

Dec 11, 2019 12:04 PM
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Magic...

Dec 11, 2019 11:47 AM
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Too easy...if the kids ask (and I've never heard one ask this Q), just say "ask your father". That is what my parents used on us any time they did not know the answer to a Q. 

Of course, when we asked my father he would say "ask your mother" and we would reply "we already did and she said to ask you". Then they would confer in private and took so much time we eventually forgot that we asked the Q.

 

 

Dec 11, 2019 10:52 AM
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Jeff Pearl
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He has a master key for all homes that is activated for the week of Christmas so he can enter any house that doesn't have a chimney.

Dec 11, 2019 10:02 AM
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As a kid we didn't have a fireplace but we had a chimney. Kids don't know where any of that stuff leads. Maybe it lets him out in the basement. They see something popping out of the roof & they figure Santa must slide down that. 

Dec 11, 2019 08:05 AM
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He lands on the roof and repels down. You leave the door unlocked and he sneaks in while they are sleeping. My husband used to throw a few pebbles on the roof (to make it sounds like reindeer hooves) and shake Christmas bells outside if they were reluctant to go to sleep!

Dec 11, 2019 10:41 AM
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most new homes do not have it.

Dec 11, 2019 07:53 AM
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I thought Amazon brought all the presents?

Dec 11, 2019 02:49 PM
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Like Nina I grew up in a chimney-less home and never ever questioned i. Don’t recall if my parents ever said anything or I am just too old and don’t remember.

Dec 11, 2019 01:47 PM
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I know from experience with kids around that Santa is very good at coming through patio doors - it's magic!

Dec 11, 2019 01:43 PM
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I can picture Santa, sled and reindeer on top of your roof...looking for an entrance to your house...giving up and leaving for the next delivery.

Better go up and see if he leaves the gifts on the roof.

Dec 11, 2019 11:44 AM
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Do not worry, Santa will innovate. He may need an extra snack.

Dec 11, 2019 11:29 AM
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Peter Mohylsky has your answer.

Dec 11, 2019 05:14 PM
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"Why, Santa has gained so much weight, he has now asked us to leave the key to the door for him!"

Dec 11, 2019 09:34 PM
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Our Santa will come from our patio, that for sure. 

Dec 11, 2019 08:57 PM
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You will say you left the window for Santa opened. 

Dec 11, 2019 08:18 PM
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Draw one or make a temporary one out of a box.

Dec 11, 2019 07:58 PM
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This is a very important issue requiring immeditate attention and I for one will support an answer. My dear Jennifer, leave your remote for the garage out with a lovely note tied with ribbon & chocolate. Santa will respond

Dec 11, 2019 07:14 PM
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The flue for the furnace?

Dec 16, 2019 02:43 PM
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Santa Claus only uses the Chimney because it's easier then going through the walls.  He's magic and can get into any home at any time.

Dec 14, 2019 04:00 PM
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We use to leave a window unlock, the grandkids believe it.

 

Dec 14, 2019 09:11 AM
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He comes through the AC vent!

Dec 12, 2019 05:30 AM
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SImply said he uses magic to appear. The Santa Claus movie shows his work....

Dec 12, 2019 05:26 AM
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Wayne Martin
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Peter Mohylsky has a good one with the magic key!

Dec 12, 2019 04:16 AM
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We would leave a key under the doormat 

Dec 12, 2019 12:33 AM