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What lengths have you -- or your parents -- gone to to maintain the Santa Claus mystique? Put bicycles together in the dark? Climbed on the roof to simulate the sound of reindeer hooves? If you have a special tale, contact writer Angela Hill before Dec. 1 at 510-208-6493, ahill@bayareanewsgroup.com, or mail a note to her attention at the Oakland Tribune, 1970 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612.