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Old 06-02-2008, 08:21 PM
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Just curious, how old is Santa?

I am just being curious here, how old is Santa Clause? & How long does it take for him to all travel all over the world on Christmas Eve through Christmas Day delivering gifts to everyone?
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Santa's age is a good one, we'll get Elf Ernest or Elf Ed Zachary on it. As for how long it takes to get around the world, see this link or this link or this link. I can tell you that last year the Santa tracking at SantaUpdate.com (which gets posted here in the Merry Forums) updated every ten minutes for 30 hours or so.
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To me Santa is ageless, we believe santa is everyones heart, from my mom who is 71 yrs. old to my daughters who are in there 20's. We all believe in someone who we never see, yet we believe.
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I agree with Mammaduke, Santa is ageless
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I'd say that his appearance age would be 75-80, but I don't think he ages...like he doesn't have an actual age that we are able to calculate.
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As I recall from the "Autobiography of Santa Claus" as told to Jeff Guinn, Nicholas retired as Bishop of Myrna around 342 AD. At that point he stopped aging and eventually became known as Santa Claus. If I did the math correctly I guess that makes Santa 1,666 years old.
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Well, in his annual interview from 2007 Santa said, as he has many times, he is "as old as my tongue and a little bit older than my teeth". We think his annual interview should come out a little earlier this year.
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Originally Posted by reindeerelf View Post
As I recall from the "Autobiography of Santa Claus" as told to Jeff Guinn, Nicholas retired as Bishop of Myrna around 342 AD. At that point he stopped aging and eventually became known as Santa Claus. If I did the math correctly I guess that makes Santa 1,666 years old.
Yeah, I thought he'd be thousands of years old

Santa has magic dust that makes him able to live for hundreds thousands of years
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I think it has something to do with the time zones.. we have *normal* time around the world.. 24 hours a day.. but at the northpole...they have no *normal* time, but CHRISTMAS TIME.. and this explains why the clocks go a different way.. Santa Claus is not getting older but stays in perfect condition and with his magic watch he takes his christmas time with him when delivering the gifts.. he can visit all children around the world..eat the cookies and drink the milk very peacefully at each home..
thatīs the magic behind... CHRISTMAS TIME
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Originally Posted by hollybow View Post
I think it has something to do with the time zones.. we have *normal* time around the world.. 24 hours a day.. but at the northpole...they have no *normal* time, but CHRISTMAS TIME.. and this explains why the clocks go a different way.. Santa Claus is not getting older but stays in perfect condition and with his magic watch he takes his christmas time with him when delivering the gifts.. he can visit all children around the world..eat the cookies and drink the milk very peacefully at each home..
thatīs the magic behind... CHRISTMAS TIME
Lol, and timezones do certainly help ... but the best thing of all is at the northpole its only light for 15 mins a day so no one can see Santa clause at the northpole even though they try to... wonder if he has his own security guards?
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