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19 Reasons Why "Elf" Will Always Be Your Favorite Christmas Movie

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.

1. It's ever so positive.

2. Buddy's songs are masterpieces.

3. This was pretty much the funniest line ever and you're still not sure why.

4. You still scream this every time someone says that Santa is coming to town.

5. But you also know exactly what false Santas smell like.

6. And you'll say this to pretty much anyone who tries to play you.

7. Buddy did the thing that all of us have always wanted to do.

8. You think of this scene every time you see a sign claiming the "world's best" anything.

9. It's actually, like, pretty romantic?

10. It taught us all the real four major food groups.

11. And it taught us the best phone etiquette.

12. And escalator technique.

13. It had a blonde Zooey Deschanel with no bangs, which is like an entirely different person.

14. It was the first time we realized that Zooey Deschanel could SING.

15. It also featured a pre–Game of Thrones Peter Dinklage, who practically stole the movie.

16. Every time you watch, you wonder how gross this scene was for Will Ferrell.

17. You fully identify with this fear.

18. And this reaction to tasting something gross.

19. And of course, it taught us the most important Christmas lesson there is.

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