They sat like this for approximately 30 seconds...
"Yay! This is so much fun!"
Then they started looking around for better things to do.
"Hmm...I wonder if Mom will give us a treat after we're all done?"
Eventually, Max (and then Brooklyn) laid down...they kept eyeing the biscuits that were in the other room.
"Dad! Come set us free!"
Annnnd then, they resigned to the fact that they were tied together with Christmas lights like two cute little presents. C'mon guys, smile!
"OK, we give up!"