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ClausNet Appoints First

North Pole Correspondent

Elmo D. Elf Named to Report

Weekly From North Pole City, Arctic

 

      New York City, NY - May 15, 2014 - - Today it was announced jointly in New York City as well as North Pole City,

Arctic that key representatives of ClausNet.com and the Almalagated Toy Workers Association have officially hammered out an agreement to exchange weekly reports.   The announcement was made in a live Skpe Cast from the North Pole into the 34th floor headquarters of ClausNet Center here on Broadway.   Several hundred members of the world wide media were in attendance.

 

      In his opening remarks, Mr.Michael Rielly, Founder and CEO of ClausNet said that, "for hundreds of years, little has been known about the actual existence of the North Pole, except that that a jolly old Elf named Santa Claus and some of his very highly talented Elf Craftsmen who produce massive amounts of toys for Good boys and girls through the ages live there."   Then by Skpe, Rielly then introduced Elmo D. Elf as the new North Pole Correspondent for ClausNet.  

 

      Mr. Elf indicated he has many years of experience as a reporter and is the Editor of The North Pole Sun, the weekly newspaper in North Pole City.   He indicated he that though he was 119 years old, he is middle age by Elves standards at the North Pole.  He indicated that Rielly has challenged him to report weekly to ClausNet concerning how toy production is progressing, indicating he never wanted to see another shortage of a given toy so highly desired by so many children as was the case with the Wii back in 2007.   He further indicated he will be reporting as well as to what is happening in the North Pole City area and it's surroundings.

 

     Mr. Rielly then made his presentation saying, "Although the Elves have occupied the area for centuries, it wasn't until famed explorer Robert E. Perry was given credit for the North Pole's discovery in 1906 that anyone even knew of the area.   Mr. Elf, who was a youngster by Elf standards in 1906 does remember the arrival of Perry.   He also visits regularly with the Claus's and has learned about their predecessors; the Kringle's and Nicholas' families saying they have lived here for generations too because they needed skilled wood carvers at first to help make toys; so there's a lot of history that he's picked up in those discussions.  Therefore our association should be very valuable in learning what goes on up at the North Pole". 

     Mr. Elf then made his formal presentation, saying, "as the worlds population has grown, so has the Elves population up at the North Pole".   He also stated that, "in the 2010 Census, it was learned that the total Elf population in and around North Pole City now exceeds over 50,000 individuals."   He continued on by saying, "Obviously, as the population has grown, so have the capabilities of the Elves who have perfected new ways of working with steel, plastics, cloth, rubber and other materials used in today's modern manufacturing techniques.   But as technology has improved, so has the need for improved tooling, packaging, storage and even delivery.   So we will be sharing a lot of information with the Santa's helpers all around the world in my future reports".

 

      After their joint presentations, Mr. Elf asked the large crowd; "Are there any questions?"  In the view of this reporter, every hand in the auditorium shot up.   Mr. Rielly was obviously overwhelmed, but he selected an individual and asked that he state his name, that of his news organization and then ask a brief question.   It was with a heavy British accent that the individual said, "Reginald Humphries of the BBC.   My question is this.   Why do Elves wear shoes with turned up toes?"   With that came an up roar of laughter.   After the laughing had subsided, Rielly turned toward the large video screen and jestered saying, "I'll let you take this question Mr. Elf."

 

     Mr. Elf with a massive grin on his wrinkled face spoke up and said, "Well it's been a long time since I've been asked that question, but I can tell you that it's really quite simple.   Up here at the North Pole where I am, there are always a large number of feet of snow on the ice.   In fact, we Elves simply can't walk anywhere without wet feet.   We all have warm, toasty feet in these leather shoes.  You might say they act almost as a wick and soak up the dampness.  Whenever we attempt to dry out our shoes, the custom is to place them on top of the hearth with the toes down and the heals leaning back against the brick face of the fireplace.   So as the sole of the shoe dries it bends the toe upward.   The sides and tops of the shoe dry much slower and that's why Elves wear shoes with turned up toes.   So no, we don't care what you may have heard, Elves have feet just like everyone else.   I just might add though that this curve makes them very comfortable and much better for sliding on the Ice!"  There was an outbreak of applause after he concluded his answer.

 

      Mr. Rielly thanked everyone for coming and invited them to stay for a reception following saying, "Mr. Elf will be available for you to visit with via Skpe, but we ask that you keep your visits with him brief so that all will have the unique experience to actually talk with a live Elf!"

 

      We wish to remind all members of ClausNet that Elmo D. Elf will make regular North Pole Reports here on ClausNet  so be on the lookout for his future escapades.

Edited by Jerry Miller
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Elf Without Jingles

 

ClausNet Appoints First

North Pole Correspondent

Elmo D. Elf Named to Report

Weekly From North Pole City, Arctic

 

      New York City, NY - May 15, 2014 - - Today it was announced jointly in New York City as well as North Pole City,

Arctic that key representatives of ClausNet.com and the Almalagated Toy Workers Association have officially hammered out an agreement to exchange weekly reports.   The announcement was made in a live Skpe Cast from the North Pole into the 34th floor headquarters of ClausNet Center here on Broadway.   Several hundred members of the world wide media were in attendance.

 

      In his opening remarks, Mr.Michael Rielly, Founder and CEO of ClausNet said that, "for hundreds of years, little has been known about the actual existence of the North Pole, except that that a jolly old Elf named Santa Claus and some of his very highly talented Elf Craftsmen who produce massive amounts of toys for Good boys and girls through the ages live there."   Then by Skpe, Rielly then introduced Elmo D. Elf as the new North Pole Correspondent for ClausNet.  

 

      Mr. Elf indicated he has many years of experience as a reporter and is the Editor of The North Pole Sun, the weekly newspaper in North Pole City.   He indicated he that though he was 119 years old, he is middle age by Elves standards at the North Pole.  He indicated that Rielly has challenged him to report weekly to ClausNet concerning how toy production is progressing, indicating he never wanted to see another shortage of a given toy so highly desired by so many children as was the case with the Wii back in 2007.   He further indicated he will be reporting as well as to what is happening in the North Pole City area and it's surroundings.

 

     Mr. Rielly then made his presentation saying, "Although the Elves have occupied the area for centuries, it wasn't until famed explorer Robert E. Perry was given credit for the North Pole's discovery in 1906 that anyone even knew of the area.   Mr. Elf, who was a youngster by Elf standards in 1906 does remember the arrival of Perry.   He also visits regularly with the Claus's and has learned about their predecessors; the Kringle's and Nicholas' families saying they have lived here for generations too because they needed skilled wood carvers at first to help make toys; so there's a lot of history that he's picked up in those discussions.  Therefore our association should be very valuable in learning what goes on up at the North Pole". 

     Mr. Elf then made his formal presentation, saying, "as the worlds population has grown, so has the Elves population up at the North Pole".   He also stated that, "in the 2010 Census, it was learned that the total Elf population in and around North Pole City now exceeds over 50,000 individuals."   He continued on by saying, "Obviously, as the population has grown, so have the capabilities of the Elves who have perfected new ways of working with steel, plastics, cloth, rubber and other materials used in today's modern manufacturing techniques.   But as technology has improved, so has the need for improved tooling, packaging, storage and even delivery.   So we will be sharing a lot of information with the Santa's helpers all around the world in my future reports".

 

      After their joint presentations, Mr. Elf asked the large crowd; "Are there any questions?"  In the view of this reporter, every hand in the auditorium shot up.   Mr. Rielly was obviously overwhelmed, but he selected an individual and asked that he state his name, that of his news organization and then ask a brief question.   It was with a heavy British accent that the individual said, "Reginald Humphries of the BBC.   My question is this.   Why do Elves wear shoes with turned up toes?"   With that came an up roar of laughter.   After the laughing had subsided, Rielly turned toward the large video screen and jestered saying, "I'll let you take this question Mr. Elf."

 

     Mr. Elf with a massive grin on his wrinkled face spoke up and said, "Well it's been a long time since I've been asked that question, but I can tell you that it's really quite simple.   Up here at the North Pole where I am, there are always a large number of feet of snow on the ice.   In fact, we Elves simply can't walk anywhere without wet feet.   We all have warm, toasty feet in these leather shoes.  You might say they act almost as a wick and soak up the dampness.  Whenever we attempt to dry out our shoes, the custom is to place them on top of the hearth with the toes down and the heals leaning back against the brick face of the fireplace.   So as the sole of the shoe dries it bends the toe upward.   The sides and tops of the shoe dry much slower and that's why Elves wear shoes with turned up toes.   So no, we don't care what you may have heard, Elves have feet just like everyone else.   I just might add though that this curve makes them very comfortable and much better for sliding on the Ice!"  There was an outbreak of applause after he concluded his answer.

 

      Mr. Rielly thanked everyone for coming and invited them to stay for a reception following saying, "Mr. Elf will be available for you to visit with via Skpe, but we ask that you keep your visits with him brief so that all will have the unique experience to actually talk with a live Elf!"

 

      We wish to remind all members of ClausNet that Elmo D. Elf will make regular North Pole Reports here on ClausNet  so be on the lookout for his future escapades.

 

 

And you can bet that this ol' Elf Without Jingles will be here, ready to work with Elmo at any given moment!

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Well howdy Jingles...

       ...Ol' Santa here.   How'd yo come on so quickly?!!!

 

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Can't wait for the editions to begin!

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Elf Without Jingles

Well howdy Jingles...

       ...Ol' Santa here.   How'd you come on so quickly?!!!

 

Ol' Santa

 

I've told our members before: I used to call myself "the Mongoose," because I had read "Rikki-tikki-tavi" from Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Books, in which he explains that "the motto of the mongoose family has long been 'Run and find out' " --- and trust me, I'm no longer a great runner, but I sure know how to find out stuff!

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