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It's Christmas in August! Celebrate with ten items from Walmart's closed convention

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Colorado Convention Center, where Walmart is holding a closed-door Holiday Fair to prepare its employees for the big, big season ahead. The event has drawn close to 5,000 people to town to preview new merchandise in time (read: months early) for Christmas, and one of them supplied Westword with a sneak preview of what Santa might be delivering this year...if he shops at Walmart. Continue reading for photos of some of the fair's most notable goods.

See also: - Coming to a convention center near you: five thousand Walmart employees

10. Gladiator helmets 9. Big screens. Small screens. Really, all kinds of screens. 8. Enormous hunting blinds 7. Very small vehicles 6. Oh, Christmas trees 5. $1.25 mini bottles of Sutter Home 4. Scents and attractants 3. Rawhide canes as big as real ones 2. Camper Santa: exactly what it sounds like

Continue reading for the creepiest.

1. Gremlins Furbies

But wait! There's a bonus. This is already waiting in the wings:


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