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Hampshire Lapland Con: Defiant Parent Say Santa Is Real And Reindeer Can Fly

BIG news from Hampshire is that brothers Victor and Henry Mears have been convicted of misleading thousands of customers into visiting a what they claimed was a Lapland-style theme park.

Yep, they misled customers looking to, er, meet Santa, ride in his magic sleigh, pat the hands of little elves that make your toys for free and pet the flying reindeer.

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Posted: 18th, February 2011 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment

Lapland Santa Is F****** Dead

“Santa’s gone home, he’s fucking dead” – Elfin worker at Dorset’s Lapland theme park breaks the news

Posted: 5th, December 2008 | In: Reviews | Comments (4)

The Best Dorset Lapland Top 10 Christmas Album Ever

“ANGRY people just kept shouting,” says Elf No.1, an escapee from Dorset’s trashed version of Lapland. “It was really doing my health in.”

Anorak is listening, and for small charitable donation will represent Elf No.1 and eLf No.2 before Mr E. Bunny at the Fairyland court of arbitration.

But hey, kids, it’s Christmas. Sing. Sing. Sing!!!

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Posted: 4th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (3)

Trashing Dorset’s Lapland Theme Park

A NEW “winter wonderland” Lapland-style theme park is called a “joke” and “a scam”.

Many people have demanded a refund of the £25 they paid to enter the Lapland New Forest, at Matchams Leisure Park on the Hampshire-Dorset border.

Anorak has visited the venue. It’s dire, depressing and the food tastes like Rudolph’s already passed it. The best bit is that quote from “organiser” Henry Mears, who blames the poor reaction on troublemakers. Says he:

“Like all people they like to get into queues and just generate a bit of aggravation.”

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Posted: 1st, December 2008 | In: Strange But True | Comments (17)