Reminder: We Want Photographic Evidence Of Your Kid’s Mall Santa Claus Nightmare

Have you been to the mall recently with your adorable, usually well-behaved offspring, to visit a certain jolly bearded fellow? If you caught some hilarious results on camera, we’d like to remind you that you’ve still got time to submit your photos.

• Do your folks have great pics of that time you tried to rip the Big Guy’s beard off during a screaming fit?

• Did your child try to flee the premises immediately upon seeing jolly old St. Nick?

For example, above we have young Knox, whose mother Briana says was far from pleased to encounter Santa in New Jersey. “Why have you abandoned me to this fate?” his outstretched hand seems to say.

Despite easing into it by taking a few group shots with older cousins, it was only a matter of time before Knox had Santa’s number.

“All was going well until he looked around and it was just the two of them,” Briana writes. “Let’s just say things went south fast.”

We want to give you the opportunity to share these moments with the world — submit your photos by Thursday, Dec. 22 to ensure a spot in the Scary Santa hall of infamy.