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Posted: 19 Dec 12 12:08

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There are approximately two billion children (persons under 18) in the world. However, since Santa does not visit children of Muslim, Hindu, Jewish or Buddhist religions, this reduces the workload for Christmas night to 15% of the total, or 378 million. At an average (census) rate of 3.5 children per household, that comes to 108 million homes, presuming that there at least one good child in each...

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Posted: 19 Dec 12 12:09
I've not laughed so much at a story since last Christmas!

Superb and deserves a massive audience!

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Posted: 19 Dec 12 12:19
It's a great idea and I loved it.

Lots of great stories from DG today, many thanks for the laughter!

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Posted: 19 Dec 12 14:09
Oh please!

Read this over two years ago...copy and pasted from the web....pure theft...come on mark, wise up...

http://www.engineeringedu.com/Santa.html

http://www.ybw.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-298145.htmlhttp://www.ybw.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-298145.html

And about a million other places.......

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Posted: 19 Dec 12 14:10
http://www.irrefutablefacts.com/tag/santa/

Yes, well done you.....so easy to copy and past isn't it?

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Posted: 20 Dec 12 09:02
Oops!

No-one speaks English and everything's broken.
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Posted: 20 Dec 12 18:57
HIGNFY plagiarized a plagiarized plagiarist and you missed it?

"And the lowly dogs licked Gaztopimus clean as he slept."
From the Lost Gospels of the SSHites: Chapter 6, verse 48
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Posted: 20 Dec 12 19:34
Plagiarism's a serious business.

Especially if it's bubonic plagiarism.

Just sayin'

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Posted: 20 Dec 12 21:36
But what if it's pneumonic plagiarism?

"And the lowly dogs licked Gaztopimus clean as he slept."
From the Lost Gospels of the SSHites: Chapter 6, verse 48
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Posted: 22 Dec 12 18:41 - Edited By: Mark, 22 Dec 12 18:41
Thanks all for getting in touch to tell me about this(!)

I removed the article as soon as I became aware it was plagiarised.

Please, tell me in a direct message is you come across a copied article so I can act immediately. I don't read the forum regularly and posting an important message for me here isn't an effective way of drawing my attention to important issues.

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