Patch: What have been the most popular gift requests this year?
Santa: Electronics. iPods, iPhone 5s, mini iPads, everything.
Patch: How have gift requests changed over the years?
Santa: All the electronics have been the biggest change. Even the small ones are asking for iPhones.
Patch: What has been your most unusual and memorable gift requests?
Santa: One wanted me to bring the parents back together. Another one wanted his family to have a very happy holiday.
The best was two or three years ago, a four or five year old wanted a phone. It took a lot of time for me to figure out why he wanted a phone at such a young age. He finally told me he wanted a phone for when he had to call his friends because his mother was always on the phone!
Patch: Do you encounters more kids telling you what they want or crying ones?
Santa: More happy kids.
(Santa's helper chirped in and said she thought it was 51/49.)
Patch: What's your favorite Christmas song?
Santa: "Here Comes Santa Claus."
Patch: What's your favorite color?
Patch: Wii or Xbox?
Patch: Do you have any grooming tips for men with beards?
Santa: Trim it, don't cut it. And use conditioner on it.
Patch: What message do you have for parents and children this year?
Santa: For parents with young children, let the children make the decision on whether they want to sit on my lap, it makes it less dramatic on the child.
And have a merry Christmas!
Patch: What do you want for Christmas?
Santa: A safe trip so I can make all the children happy for Christmas.