Why NORAD Tracks Santa

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by John Picard, Dec 24, 2008.

  1. John Picard

    John Picard Vice Admiral Admiral

    Very Funny.

    Military center tracking Santa's sleigh ride

    Last edited: Dec 24, 2008
  2. blaXXer

    blaXXer Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Nov 10, 2005
    Why does Santa hate America?
  3. The Great Meech

    The Great Meech Vice Admiral Admiral

    Aug 14, 2001
    Out There
    And here I thought it was because he was a threat to international security.
  4. WillsBabe

    WillsBabe Vice Admiral Admiral

    Dec 27, 2002
    I've just been watching a news item about this. They interviewed a NORAD employee who told us that the reason they can track Santa so well is because of the heat signature given off by Rudolph's nose. It was all very serious. I tried to log on to NORAD to see how long I have to continue to be nice in the hope of some gifts from Santa but alas the site was just log-jammed.
  5. Rÿcher

    Rÿcher Fleet Captain

    Aug 1, 2008
    That wretched hive of scum and villany
    Presents of Mass Destruction
  6. John Picard

    John Picard Vice Admiral Admiral

    I've known about it for years, and one of our local stations always posts where he is during the 10pm newscast. I could care less for Christmas, but it's neat that they do that for the kids.
  7. Trekker4747

    Trekker4747 Boldly going... Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2001
    Kansas City
    As an adult I find it funny that he "leaves the North Pole" right around the 5 or 6pm local newscast, rather than say the far more logical time of sometime late the night before when it's Christmas Eve, night on the otherside of the world.

    I mean, if he's just NOW getting started at 5pm CST he's got a LOT of time to makeup!

  8. Zulu Romeo

    Zulu Romeo World Famous Starship Captain Admiral

    Oct 31, 2004
    I always knew NORAD was fully aware of Santa's presents...
  9. All Seeing Eye

    All Seeing Eye Admiral

    Sep 24, 2000
    The Astral Light Realms
    They're mistaken, he's not just leaving, he's been back to restock his sleigh with presents but whenever he does that he always forgets to reactivate his stealth shield.
  10. ncc74302

    ncc74302 Captain Captain

    Jan 3, 2003
    Charleston, SC
    I think there is only one plausable explanation. The true identity of Santa Claus is Hiro Nakamura.
  11. RJDiogenes

    RJDiogenes Idealistic Cynic and Canon Champion Premium Member

    Jun 11, 2003
    RJDiogenes of Boston
    I love that story. :D
  12. Cutter John

    Cutter John Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Like death and taxes, there are two things you can count on for Christmas. NORAD Santa reports, and the annual 'How much would all the items in the Twelve Days of Christmas song cost.'