Here's the deal, we love Santa, but we just have some questions about what's going on with him at our mall.

I'm a single, childless, woman, so it's been quite a while since I stood in line at any mall to hang with Santa, maybe I'm just out of touch...but, I think there are some strange things going on with the CherryVale Santa set-up.

First, that chair.

That chair is so big it could fit Santa and all eight of his reindeer. I get the 'cute' factor of having kids on a big chair, but doesn't it take some work to get those kids loaded on the giant chair?

Plus it leads to very weird spacing issues.

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Next, Santa's vest.

Well, is that a vest? Is that a shirt? It looks like a festive table runner.

Like I said, this could all be because I haven't hung around Santa at the mall for years, but from what I remember, he was just wearing red and white and suspenders, not all this gold vest business.

Finally, Santa in the train.

I've been in a mall train before and I felt like I was going to get stuck, how in the world did Santa and his 'bowl full of jelly' stomach fit in there?

In all seriousness, this Santa is awesome but I was bummed I only saw these photos of Rockford kids with Santa on Instagram?

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