By Mandi Bierly
December 18, 2008 at 05:22 PM EST

So what if it’s less official than National Duran Duran Appreciation Day? Just play along! Today, answer at least one phone call, “Buddy the Elf. What’s your favorite color?” Should you get a noteworthy reaction, you can note it right here on PopWatch. Blow some telemarketer’s mind. Thoroughly confuse your mother. Risk that job interview you’ve been waiting all week to schedule. 

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