(Closed) Elf on the Shelf is creepy.

posted 5 years ago in Holidays
  • poll: Do you think Elf on the Shelf is creepy?
    Absolutely! *shudder* : (159 votes)
    64 %
    No, He's cute! : (51 votes)
    20 %
    I don't care either way : (25 votes)
    10 %
    OOOOOOOOOH Kittens! : (14 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Yeah, I think it’s creepy. Also, the fact that he looks moderately like a clown or some kind of demon doll doesn’t help.

    Post # 4
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    aww my mom always had these in the living room when i was growing up. she didn’t hide them around the house so maybe that made them less creepy lol they were always on the table in the middle of the room

    Post # 5
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    Definitely creepy lol

    Post # 6
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Despite the fact that I had the “Norman Rockwell” style family Christmases as a child (super huge family, packed with traditions, etc), I never heard of Elf on the Shelf until recently.

    And when I did ….. shudder.

    SO glad this was one part of childhood I missed!!

     

     

     

     

    Post # 7
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    I used to work at Barnes and Nobel when they first started selling this. We were so creeped out by it we starting hiding the elf in desk drawers, lockers, etc to scare one another at work.

    Post # 8
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    Newbee

    I am SO glad I am not the only one! I keep seeing this on Pinterest, and it is freaking me out …

    Post # 9
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    Yeah, my family was all about some Christmas traditions when we were kids, but if we ever had an Elf on the Shelf, I must have disguised it as trauma and pushed it back to the deep, dark depths of my mind. I had to google it the first time I heard someone mention it and I was creeped out. FH looked and said it looked like something the Winchesters would handle (he’s on a Supernatural kick right now).

    Post # 10
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: January 2011

    I don’t think it’s any more creepy than Santa.

    He sees you when you’re sleeping, knows when you’re awake and knows if you’ve been bad or good.  Santa just now has a helper with this.

    Post # 11
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

     

    Post # 12
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    I never heard of it until  few weeks ago.  But I have to admit I think its a cute idea.  But yeah he is creepy looking.  lol

    Post # 13
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2013 - Canal St Inn

    @AB Bride:  Agreed. Outsourcing your peeping/breaking and entering doesn’t make it any less creepy, Santa!

    Post # 14
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    Bumble bee

    I find him creepy…lol….I have a few friends with young children that are posting pics on FB, eh,well maybe that’s fun, but I still think he’s creepy. I do not have kids so….maybe people with kids find it funny or whatever, I’m not gonna judge, but as an older Bee….yikes!!!

     

    Post # 15
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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: March 2015

    BAHAHAHAHA! Check out my creepy man!

    Post # 16
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    Busy bee

    I think it’s great!

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