You know those shopping-haul vids where teen girls show off their recent mall purchases so other teens can compare how pretty they are, how much stuff they have and whether or not to get a nose ring? Parents should be forced to do that with the Christmas gifts they buy their children. Then we could all come to the conclusion that half as many gifts would be just as good, and no one needs that Play-Doh Plus stuff in the purple can that's basically designed to dissolve into all available fibers.
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