We have a Krampus sighting

editing_for_authors
Editing for authors: because every writer needs a good editor.

jjdebenedictis

is watching you via her avatar
Super Member
Registered
Joined
Jun 25, 2010
Messages
7,064
Reaction score
1,640
Krampus: I have a switch with which to beat naughty children!
Woman: Same.
Krampus: I haul them off in my barrel!
Woman: I give them The Stare until they slink off wheresoever I dictate on their own.
Krampus: I have a really long tongue.
Woman: I have a very short fuse.
Krampus: But I have a terrifying visage!
Woman: Like this? **Stare**
Krampus: Uh...
Woman: **Stare**
Krampus: So...I'll just let you get on with it, then?
Woman: That would be best.
 

mrsmig

Write. Write. Writey Write Write.
Kind Benefactor
Super Member
Registered
Joined
Jul 4, 2012
Messages
7,081
Reaction score
1,738
Location
Virginia
KRAMPUS! KRAMPUSSSSSSSSSSS!

(We lurvs him.)
 

Chase

It Takes All of Us to End Racism
Kind Benefactor
Super Member
Registered
Joined
Jan 13, 2008
Messages
9,237
Reaction score
2,299
Location
Oregon, USA
I'm digging out my DVDs of Grimm to watch "Twelve Days of Krampus" where he sacks up delinquent teens. Someone has to do something about 'em. :evil
 

Chris P

Likes metaphors mixed, not stirred
Kind Benefactor
Super Member
Registered
Joined
Nov 4, 2009
Messages
19,277
Reaction score
2,888
Location
Vienna, VA
Yes! Yes! Yes! 'Tis the season!
 

Snitchcat

Dragon-kitty.
Super Member
Registered
Joined
Jul 2, 2006
Messages
6,338
Reaction score
852
Location
o,0
Krampus! Heheheheheheh! (^_^)
 

Jaymz Connelly

Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree
Super Member
Registered
Joined
Jul 2, 2012
Messages
12,654
Reaction score
2,448
Location
under a rock
Thanks! He's different from the usual. He was my Christmas splurge ($14.99 on Amazon)



Awesome knitted Krampus!

Definitely worth the splurge!

Thanks! :) I cobbled him together from a vague idea I had. *g*
 

jjdebenedictis

is watching you via her avatar
Super Member
Registered
Joined
Jun 25, 2010
Messages
7,064
Reaction score
1,640
AW has single-handedly made me glad to see Krampus.

I mean, he's still really freaky to me. But now I'm oddly pleased to see him pop up, too.

Now all I need is to see the UFOs and it will truly feel like Christmas.
 

Elenitsa

A seadog looking for crewmates
Super Member
Registered
Joined
Sep 20, 2011
Messages
571
Reaction score
35
Location
Bucharest, Romania
Website
caribbeandawn1720.jcink.net
I actually saw Krampus and Saint Nicholas, on the 5-th at night, in Luxemburg, back in 1999. They went together, appropriately dressed, on the streets of the old town. I think I saw them in Belgium too, but I don't remember for sure. The Luxemburg one I am positive!
 

Jade Rothwell

rolling dice
Super Member
Registered
Joined
Oct 24, 2016
Messages
1,310
Reaction score
163
Age
28
Location
Ontario, Canada
the one up now is so funny to me. krampus just hanging out in the back. the bishop (?) handing people pears. what is even going on
 

jjdebenedictis

is watching you via her avatar
Super Member
Registered
Joined
Jun 25, 2010
Messages
7,064
Reaction score
1,640
Ah, here's Krampus hauling naughty children off. Yep, good old-school terrorizing.

Does AW's admin have enough photos to do an all-Krampus-and-UFOs December? The Mari Lwyd could be in there too. I think they should make a festive project of it.
 

AW Admin

Herder of Hamsters
Staff member
Administrator
Super Moderator
Moderator
Kind Benefactor
Super Member
Registered
Joined
Apr 19, 2008
Messages
18,250
Reaction score
5,199
Location
On the Server
Ah, here's Krampus hauling naughty children off. Yep, good old-school terrorizing.

Does AW's admin have enough photos to do an all-Krampus-and-UFOs December? The Mari Lwyd could be in there too. I think they should make a festive project of it.

I've got PMs complaining about Krampus images, and PMs complaining about Hanukkah images.

I don't think I could take the stress of people going o_O at the Mari Lwyd.
 

MaeZe

Super Member
Registered
Joined
Jun 6, 2016
Messages
9,926
Reaction score
2,006
Location
Ralph's side of the island.
I've got PMs complaining about Krampus images, and PMs complaining about Hanukkah images.

I don't think I could take the stress of people going o_O at the Mari Lwyd.
I get it a few people are offended by anything not-Christian in their POVs (even though a lot of things are Christian symbols in other countries), but Hanukkah? That has wrong connotations, especially at this time in US history.
 

Helix

not ready for summer
Kind Benefactor
Super Member
Registered
Joined
Mar 31, 2011
Messages
8,497
Reaction score
2,561
Location
Far North Queensland
Website
snailseyeview.medium.com
I've got PMs complaining about Krampus images, and PMs complaining about Hanukkah images.

I don't think I could take the stress of people going o_O at the Mari Lwyd.


Good grief. Sending PMs to complain about...People really need to have a good long think about this.
 

be frank

not a bloke, not named frank
Kind Benefactor
Super Member
Registered
Joined
Dec 16, 2015
Messages
10,071
Reaction score
4,824
Location
Melbourne
Website
www.lanifrank.com
Good grief. Sending PMs to complain about...People really need to have a good long think about this.

+1000

Pretty much my reaction, though mine was slightly more, "WTF is wrong with people?!?!" in nature.
 

Happy Thanksgiving

Autumn image for Thanksgiving