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November 29th, 2010
05:22 PM ET

Beat 360° 11/29/10

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture you provide the caption and our staff will join in too. Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite! Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

First lady Michelle Obama smells the Douglas fir as her daughters Sasha, right, and Malia, second right, look on as the first family receives the White House Christmas Tree for 2010, on November 26, 2010 at the White House in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: Rod Lamkey/Getty Images)

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

Update: Beat 360° Winners:

Staff
Ben Finley
"The First Lady inspects the Christmas tree for any Wikileak bugs."


Viewer

John Farley, NYC
"Organic dietary fiber, it's part of my healthy food campaign. And you're going to like it."

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soundoff (134 Responses)
  1. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, Maryland

    No, Mrs. Obama, that isn't how Santa got past the Secret Service.

    November 29, 2010 at 7:12 pm |
  2. Scott

    See more about Anderson Cooper in the cover article on DelightMag.com

    November 29, 2010 at 7:11 pm |
  3. Brandon K. Millbury, Ma

    Mrs. Obama: Girls take a good whiff of this tree before Bo marks his territory.

    November 29, 2010 at 7:10 pm |
  4. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, Maryland

    'Tis the season to be tree-son…
    Fala-la-la-l…

    Oops. My bad.

    November 29, 2010 at 7:09 pm |
  5. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, Maryland

    Received:

    One Christmas tree: Check
    One Tomahawk Chipper Shredder: Check

    Signed: Michelle Obama

    November 29, 2010 at 7:07 pm |
  6. Craig in NorCal

    Thankfully the tradition is for a Christmas "tree" – nobody wants another Bush in the White House...

    November 29, 2010 at 7:06 pm |
  7. Brandon K. Millbury, Ma

    Mrs. Obama proves her bark is bigger than her bite.

    November 29, 2010 at 7:04 pm |
  8. Jane B in KC

    "No girls, your dad won't be smelling of the tree now. He's had enough needles in his face for today!"

    November 29, 2010 at 7:02 pm |
  9. Brandon K. Millbury, Ma

    Finally! the Obama's receive a new air freshener to replace the Bush's fuzzy dice.

    November 29, 2010 at 7:01 pm |
  10. Lori, Mesa, AZ

    Mmmmmm, maybe we can grow one in our garden next year.

    November 29, 2010 at 6:56 pm |
  11. Kathy - Akron, OH

    "It's a pretty tree Mom, but I still think the Palin's will notice it missing from their front yard."

    November 29, 2010 at 6:54 pm |
  12. Rodney, Los Angeles, CA

    I just want to be sure there's no hidden Wikileaks microphone.

    November 29, 2010 at 6:49 pm |
  13. Kathy - Akron, OH

    "Mom, can we name it Doug?"

    November 29, 2010 at 6:49 pm |
  14. Kathy - Akron, OH

    "Come on out Hillary, you can't hide in that tree forever."

    November 29, 2010 at 6:44 pm |
  15. John Farley, NYC

    Organic dietary fiber, it's part of my healthy food campaign. And you're going to like it.

    November 29, 2010 at 6:43 pm |
  16. Vivien Wolsk, NYC

    Michelle Obama initiates the first official Christmas Tree pardoning ceremony.

    November 29, 2010 at 6:42 pm |
  17. Catherine from NOLA

    I'm just going to make sure these branches won't pop Daddy in the lip.

    November 29, 2010 at 6:42 pm |
  18. Lynda Nelson, BC Canada

    This Douglas fir passes "the (First Lady's) smell test" ... Hooray! Christmas is on at the White House!!

    November 29, 2010 at 6:40 pm |
  19. Lynda Nelson, BC Canada

    This Douglas fir passes 'the (First Lady's)smell test' ... Hooray! Christmas is on at the White House!!

    November 29, 2010 at 6:38 pm |
  20. nick

    Michelle Obama wonders if this is legal in California..

    November 29, 2010 at 6:37 pm |
  21. Karlene Magnuson, St. Paul, MN

    Ahhhh the sweet smell of the Carolina pine forest right in our very own White House!

    November 29, 2010 at 6:32 pm |
  22. Patrick Reilly Ottawa Canada

    What do you mean Sarah Palin Cut this one Down with her own two hands!

    November 29, 2010 at 6:31 pm |
  23. RoBo CA

    "...busted lip or no busted lip your father will help decorate this tree..."

    November 29, 2010 at 6:27 pm |
  24. Charles Chunn

    FRESH! You call this fresh? I can't even smell it! Girls try to look interested!

    November 29, 2010 at 6:23 pm |
  25. JC-Los Angeles

    "Mom, it's too bad we only get to do this two more times."

    November 29, 2010 at 6:22 pm |
  26. Susan, Novato CA

    It's not politics until it passes the "sniff test"

    November 29, 2010 at 6:19 pm |
  27. Patty-CA

    Good choice wearing green Hillary & keep your head down... It's the last place anyone will look for you!

    November 29, 2010 at 6:19 pm |
  28. Robert - Palm Desert

    Mrs. Obama: I do believe that is a Wikileaks camera...right there on that limb.

    November 29, 2010 at 6:18 pm |
  29. Vickie Show Me State

    Michelle: Are you in there, Mr. Scrooge?

    November 29, 2010 at 6:17 pm |
  30. Kevin from Toronto

    "Yes, girls, this is definately an Obama tree because just like government, it needs to be trimmed a lot , several branches keep getting in the way of everything and if it isn't secured quickly it will certainly be toppled.

    November 29, 2010 at 6:17 pm |
  31. Robert - Palm Desert

    Mrs. Obama (impressed): Oh, how nice...a gift from Sarah Palin.

    November 29, 2010 at 6:16 pm |
  32. nadine barrick

    "That's the power of Pine-Sol, baby."

    November 29, 2010 at 6:15 pm |
  33. Janis

    Sasha, I can't get this pesky chipmunk to let go of my pearls, call the Secret Service, quick!

    November 29, 2010 at 6:14 pm |
  34. Robert - Palm Desert

    Mrs. Obama: Not to worry girls, it's only a tree snake.

    November 29, 2010 at 6:13 pm |
  35. Robert - Palm Desert

    Sasha: Mommy, why didn't Daddy pardon the tree, like he pardon the turkey?

    November 29, 2010 at 6:12 pm |
  36. damien

    "Girls...did y'all forget to let Bo out this morning?"

    November 29, 2010 at 6:12 pm |
  37. Cathy Tsai - Mountain View, CA

    Dad can't speak or taste well with icepak on his lips, but sure hope 2012 will smell as sweet as the tree !

    November 29, 2010 at 6:11 pm |
  38. Robert - Palm Desert

    First Lady Obama: Ohhh...how nice...a little note from the Sierra Club.

    November 29, 2010 at 6:11 pm |
  39. Tarja, Finland

    I smell fresh fir AND fresh poo !!

    November 29, 2010 at 6:11 pm |
  40. Londa, New York

    Making sure there are no tea party posters hiding in the tree.

    November 29, 2010 at 6:10 pm |
  41. Lynn Robertson

    (Oops...I forgot...Westland MI USA)"But Momma, are you sure we can find somewhere to put our tree????"

    November 29, 2010 at 6:09 pm |
  42. Roland CA

    I know the economy is down but why does the Douglas fir have a sticker that says 50% off?

    November 29, 2010 at 6:09 pm |
  43. John, TX

    Does she approve?

    November 29, 2010 at 6:09 pm |
  44. Carol S. Dimino

    Forgot : city and state....Hoboken, NJ

    November 29, 2010 at 6:09 pm |
  45. Patty-CA

    The 1st Lady alerts security when she finds Wikileak bugs in the Christmas Tree!

    November 29, 2010 at 6:08 pm |
  46. Carol S. Dimino

    Girls...Smells like the Reindeer relieved themselves on our tree..

    November 29, 2010 at 6:06 pm |
  47. Lynn Robertson

    "But Momma, are you sure we can find anywhere to put our new Christmas tree"?

    November 29, 2010 at 6:06 pm |
  48. Arion

    "Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree u really smell that good to me".

    November 29, 2010 at 6:05 pm |
  49. Tarja, Finland

    Yes, it`s fresh !

    November 29, 2010 at 6:04 pm |
  50. tavarius

    "Maaaaan, the dog already peed on it!"

    November 29, 2010 at 6:03 pm |
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