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Final Santa Claus Oath Ceremony

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Santa Bob Elkin

Phil, I have been asked many times and it seems I am being asked more and more about signing the Oath by folks who did not get the chance to attach their signature to the signatory page of the Santa Claus Oath before the final Oath Ceremony last November. I would imagine you have also been asked many times...as I know others have asked...

I believe it might be prudent to consider if there is some possibility you could create something that would allow these folks who want to follow the eight principles of the Santa Claus Oath to be afforded the honored opportunity to sign the Oath?

I don't know if this might be possible, but as I said a lot of Santas have asked me, so I am asking you. Thanks!

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Michael Rielly

Phil, I have been asked many times and it seems I am being asked more and more about signing the Oath by folks who did not get the chance to attach their signature to the signatory page of the Santa Claus Oath before the final Oath Ceremony last November. I would imagine you have also been asked many times...as I know others have asked...

I believe it might be prudent to consider if there is some possibility you could create something that would allow these folks who want to follow the eight principles of the Santa Claus Oath to be afforded the honored opportunity to sign the Oath?

I don't know if this might be possible, but as I said a lot of Santas have asked me, so I am asking you. Thanks!

Doesn't that kind of defeat the whole point of a permanent Time Capsule?

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Santa Bob Elkin

Doesn't that kind of defeat the whole point of a permanent Time Capsule?

I don't know, the Time Capsule is dated November 6th, 2010 and has the signatures of everyone up to that date, could not something else be created that would not interfere with the history of the Time Capsule, yet would allow all the folks who come after Nov 6th 2010 an opportunity to sign, believe in and practice the Santa Claus Oath??

The Palm Tree Santas stand, hold hands and recite the Santa Claus Oath at each of our gatherings, from time to time we have new folks who join us, just because they were not involved before Nov 6th, 2010, they can never sign the Santa Claus Oath??

I believe we should honor the Santa Claus Oath's history and yet still if we can find a way to keep it alive and current among all of us, won't that be better for the Santa Claus community?

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Michael Rielly

Actually, I just had an idea that may work. I will discuss with Phil later.

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Felix Estridge

There are discussions taking place on this very issue. We will let you know more once things are finalized.

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Santa Bob L

Doesn't that kind of defeat the whole point of a permanent Time Capsule?

I agree I would like to take the oath and sign the book............... :spinthanks:

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Santa Corey

I would sign it too!

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Santa Ron Lehner

I would as well, I was not a member here nor knowledgeable of such the oath at the time that it was sealed, If there is a way to have a 2nd generation Santa Claus Oath signatory book started that would be great, then when it reaches a certain age, start yet another. To preserve all those previous, and current ones.

Now something else I just reminded myself to do, contact Palm Tree Santas about joining the ranks

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