"Claus-trophobia: Our daughter, Audrey (age 22 months) wanted nothing to do with the fat man's lap this year. She was ho-ho-horrified!"
Remember sitting on Santa's lap while your mom or dad wielded a camera and waited for your big Christmastime grin -- only to see you burst into tears and ruin it all?
Or maybe you've been the parent, snapping away as your child's holiday glee turned to terror at St. Nick.
Well, NBC4 wants to see those photos. It's all we want for Christmas.
Send us your best Santa photo failures, and we will post them here at NBCLA.com. The best of the best will even appear on air during our newscasts.
Here's how to get your photos to us: