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Which Icelandic Yule Lad Are You Most Like?

Icelandic Yule Lads traditionally visit Icelandic children at Christmas. They either give them gifts or leave potatoes in their shoes, depending on their behaviour.

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  1. Dog
    Dog
    Chicken
    Chicken
    Cow
    Cow
    Sheep
    Sheep
    Owl
    Owl
    Pig
    Pig
    Cat
    Cat
    Horse
    Horse
    Rooster
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    Rooster
  2. Spongebob Squarepants
    Via Nickelodeon
    Spongebob Squarepants
    Alvin
    Via Regency Enterprises
    Alvin
    Bart Simpson
    Via FOX
    Bart Simpson
    Scooby
    Via Warner Brothers
    Scooby
    Mickey Mouse
    Via Disney
    Mickey Mouse
    Tweety Bird
    Via Warner Brothers
    Tweety Bird
    Road Runner
    Via DePatie-Freleng Enterprises
    Road Runner
    The Grinch
    Via Universal Studios
    The Grinch
    Gumby
    Via The Jim Henson Company
    Gumby
  3. Sheep
    Sheep
    Bread loaf
    Bread loaf
    Milk bottle
    Milk bottle
    Party
    Party
    Santa
    Santa
    Shirt
    Shirt
    Aubergine
    Aubergine
    Trousers
    Trousers
    Happy face
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    Happy face
  4. Via Flickr/AJ Batac/Creative Commons
    Via Flickr/Beverly&Pack/Creative Commons
    Via Flickr/Diana Robinson/Creative Commons
    Via Flickr/Diana Robinson/Creative Commons
    Via Flickr/Gunnar Hildonen/Creative Commons
    Via Flickr/Kris WIlliams/Creative Commons
    Via Flickr/Ronel Reyes/Creative Commons
    Via Flickr/Visit Finland/Creative Commons
    Via Flickr/Visit Finland/Creative Commons
  5. Cracking your knuckles
    Cracking your knuckles
    Licking your plate
    Licking your plate
    Shopping debt
    Shopping debt
    Overeating
    Overeating
    Smoking
    Smoking
    Junk food
    Junk food
    Biting your nails
    Biting your nails
    Nose picking
    Nose picking
    Not texting back
    Via thinkstock
    Not texting back
  6. thinkstock
    A new bed
    A new bed
    A pony
    A pony
    Meat for a year
    Meat for a year
    Groceries for a year
    Groceries for a year
    A trip to Iceland
    A trip to Iceland
    A curved TV
    A curved TV
    Gold cutlery
    Gold cutlery
    A Christmas jumper
    A Christmas jumper
    This truck
    Via thinkstock
    This truck
  7. Skiing the Alps
    Skiing the Alps
    Seven-day cruise
    Seven-day cruise
    Desert trip
    Desert trip
    Icelandic hot springs
    Icelandic hot springs
    A jungle adventure
    A jungle adventure
    Beach relaxation
    Beach relaxation
    Weekend break in Venice
    Weekend break in Venice
    A week in NYC
    A week in NYC
    Backpacking across America
    Via thinkstock
    Backpacking across America
  8. thinkstock
    Milk
    Milk
    Soda
    Soda
    Hot chocolate
    Hot chocolate
    Tea
    Tea
    Water
    Water
    Cocktail
    Cocktail
    Beer
    Beer
    None
    None
    Coffee
    Via thinkstock
    Coffee
  9. Ask for a raise
    Ask for a raise
    Fall in love
    Fall in love
    Travel
    Travel
    Save money
    Save money
    Get a new job
    Get a new job
    Get good grades
    Get good grades
    Complain less
    Complain less
    Exercise
    Exercise
    Eat healthy
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    Eat healthy

Which Icelandic Yule Lad Are You Most Like?

You got: Stekkjarstaur

English translation: Sheep-Pen Clod. This is the first Yule Lad to come, on 12 December. He likes to harass sheep but is slightly impaired due to his peg legs.

Stekkjarstaur
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You got: Giljagaur

English translation: Gully Gawk. This is the second Yule Lad to come, on 13 December. He is known to hide in the farmer's barn and steal the milk when the farmer is not looking.

Giljagaur
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You got: Stúfur

English translation: Stubby. As the third Yule Lad to come, on 14 December, Stúfur likes to steal leftover food from plates.

Stúfur
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You got: Þvörusleikir

English translation: Spoon-licker. This Yule Lad is the fourth lad to come, on 15 December. He is extremely thin due to malnutrition. He does, however, likes to lick wooden spoons used to stir food.

Þvörusleikir
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You got: Pottaskefill

English translation: Pot Scraper. This is the fifth lad to come, on 16 December. He is known to steal the leftovers from the pots left out.

Pottaskefill
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You got: Askasleikir

English translation: Bowl licker. As the sixth lad to come, on 17 December, Askasleikir likes to hide under the bed and lick the bowls left out for the household pets.

Askasleikir
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You got: Bjúgnakrækir

English translation: Sausage swiper. This is the ninth yule lad to come, on 20 December. He loves to eat sausages so much that he hides in the rafters and swipes sausages left out to be smoked.

Bjúgnakrækir
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You got: Gáttaþefur

English translation: Doorway sniffer. This is the 11th yule lad to come, on 22 December. With an abnormally large nose and acute sense of smell, he sniffs out bread which he then tries to steal.

Gáttaþefur
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You got: Ketkrókur

English translation: Meat hook. This is the 12th Icelandic yule lad to come, on 23 December. He is crazy about meat, and uses a long meat hook to snatch meat that is being cooked over the fireplace.

Ketkrókur
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