Quoting regina_margot:" i said that to my mom when i was 4 or 5, but in my mind, i was just joking! i was like "o i don't think ... [snip!] ... no santa/!?!?" i was devastated you could probably still convince him you were just joking before when you said there wasn't"
Quoting Khole Maeve TTC#2:" I didn;t say he wasn't real I asked him who told him Santa wasn't real"exactly