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Man Offers 'Living Elf On The Shelf' Services On Craigslist

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Tis the season for "Elf On a Shelf." We have fun posting pictures to Twitter and Facebook of a little toy elf making funny appearances around our homes, schools and offices.

Attend any holiday party and odds are you may come across one.

If you're planning an event this season and want to stand out a bit with your elf, you may want to check in with a man from Boston.

A recent Craigslist ad is offering "Living Elf On The Shelf," services. You read that correctly.

A grown man is offering his services to come to your home, dress in an elf outfit and sit completely still at your event.

The posting on Craigslist reads as follows:

"For $100/hour I will come to your holiday party dressed as the Elf on the Shelf and sit in any location you assign me while I stare emptily at your guests for the duration of the event.

I specialize in holiday themed events, either yours or an un-expecting friend's, but I also offer contracted private investigation and babysitting services. Please inquire about these rates, as they are negotiable based on the task at hand.

My services have been in high demand this season, so I now require at least 48 hours notice in advance of any bookings and appreciate your understanding.

Thank you, and happy holidays!

[whatever you want my name to be]"

Hard to say what the going rate is for this type of work, but if you decide to take up this offer, hopefully you have strong shelves in your home.

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