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SantaCraig

guess this is their new marketing tool. About 3 years ago we visited Springfield on our annual Branson Christmas trip and they were charging for Pictures with Santa (typical mall prices). Also they had none of the Attractions such as the shooting gallery, and they "Christmas Wonderland" area was not nearly as decorated as this commercial shows.

Unfortunity, after 10 plus years of our annual pilgramage to Branson this year we are going to try a traditional Christmas weekend at home. Branson at Christmas has become nerve wrecking the past couple of years and just not enjoyable for me any more. Long lines, traffic, make for my nerves to be shot and my temper to flare and it just doesn't put me into the Spirit any longer. Atleast on the weekends up there, maybe I can make it up there on a WED-FRI trip and it would be more relaxing.

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Santa Bear

Looks neat!

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SCSmall

Very cool! A new one just opened near us. We'll have to check it out this year.

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Guest Santa AlanF

Pretty cool ad I have never been to a Pro Bass Shop ever. They are not up here in Maine

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FrSanta

Is the Bass pro, Santa here on ClausNET.com? If so congrats you got a great place to work, I am sure you will bring many happy memories to a lot of families.

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Santa Trever

My Aunt works for The Bass Pro Shop in Springfield MO. I exchanged emails with her to day about this. Here is what she had to say:

This is really a big deal & the first time we have done something this extravagant, but I think they plan it to be an annual affair. The President of our company previewed it with all of the employees in our building. They are putting a lot of effort in to it especially when many retailers are cutting back this year. We will be advertising it on Fox News this weekend but I am not sure if Saturday or Sunday.

Edited by Santa Trever

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Santa George

I am one of the Bass Pro Shops Santas here in New England. They decided so late that we are actually using 6 Santas. We all had a meeting last night and previewed the set and it is wonderful. The only issue I saw was the chair is not very wide so you have to sit forward to be able to put 2 children on both knees. Other than that it looks great. I am supposed to come in on a Bass Boat pulled by a Toyota Tundra truck on both opening nights this Saturday and Sunday an do the tree lighting. I am also going to do a promotion on the football field, Foxborough Stadium, the home of the New England Patriots on the day after Thanksgiving. I don't have all the details as yet but should know soon. I am very excited, Polar Express in the morning and Bass Pro Shops in the afternoon. It will be long days but I am really looking forward to it.

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Nora

Santa George that is fantastic! In the last year we have become big fans of Bass Pro shop as we took up hunting.

Are you the Santa in the video on the web video?

Congradulation on landing both positions, sounds like lots of fun! Nora

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Santa George

Hello Nora,

I am not the Santa on the video. I would assume the video was done at the corporate branch in Springfield, Mo. I have no idea who the Santa is. Thanks for asking though.

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Santa Everett

Great advertisment! Will check out my local Bas Pro and see for real.

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Santa Trever
My Aunt works for The Bass Pro Shop in Springfield MO. I exchanged emails with her to day about this. Here is what she had to say:

This is really a big deal & the first time we have done something this extravagant, but I think they plan it to be an annual affair. The President of our company previewed it with all of the employees in our building. They are putting a lot of effort in to it especially when many retailers are cutting back this year. We will be advertising it on Fox News this weekend but I am not sure if Saturday or Sunday.

I received another email this morning from my Aunt on this matter.

If you are up early enough to watch it, we packed up the whole wonderland to send to New York City!

On Saturday November 8, 2008, Bass Pro Shops will be featured on FOX and Friends early morning news on the FOX News Channel.

This is the kick-off event introducing the Santa’s Wonderland seen in Bass Pro Shops stores across the country. Just imagine…..our entire wonderland in downtown New York City!!

Be sure to watch Fox & Friends on the FOX News channel Saturday morning starting at 7:20am EST.

Edited by Santa Trever

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