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Portable North Pole features digital Santa, personal message

December 16, 2010 |  1:20 pm

Santa Taking the kids to the mall to see Santa is a longstanding holiday tradition, but parents also can bring the jolly man in red to their children in digital form with Portable North Pole.

The website allows customers to post or send a free personalized video message from Santa to their children or loved ones (the site offers messages for toddlers, children and grown-ups).

They can watch Saint Nick stroll through a maze of ice sculptures at his North Pole headquarters and sit down in his office and pull out a heavy tome to look through their file, complete with pictures from the previous year.

He'll comment on their degree of naughty or nice and give them admonitions for the next year. He might even give a hint about what they should expect to unwrap on Christmas morning.


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Photo: A 42-foot-tall Santa greets visitors at North Pole, Alaska. Credit: Jay Jones