To loathe Baby on Board

(111 Posts)
BellaMagnificat Wed 02-Mar-11 19:45:13

Even though, yeh,yeh, I understand it's all apparently about, if you're in an horrific accident, the rescue team can search for the baby ( if the sticker was still visible and the car seat was not...)

Actually it's a bit of smugness like 'we are pregnant' that makes me froth at the mouth and want to vom.

I have dogs in transit.

So there.

The other day I saw one saying "Dylon on board". I was very confused...

MarianForrester Sun 17-Mar-13 22:28:30

YADNBU

space21 Sun 17-Mar-13 22:33:32

I have one. Took us 6 years and 3 mcs and we were chuffed to fuck to be able to put one in the car.

If that makes me smug over my fertility so be it.

YABU

ComposHat Mon 18-Mar-13 00:42:40

They are diddly squat use for the fire and rescue services.

A fire fighter with decades worth of experience told me that they search they go to the drivers seat first (as there's always a driver) and then examine the back seat and then the front seat, regardless of wanky stickers.

MansView Mon 18-Mar-13 15:58:39

RE: - 'It's like they need advertise the fact that they have a baby. '

indeed - the fact it's stuck to a people carrier tells me everything I need to know...

all car stickers ate are shite... I saw one the other year on the back of a micra - 'go on small cock, overtake me..!'

I duly did... smile

MamaBear17 Mon 18-Mar-13 16:25:27

My husband hates them too, but I have never understood why. Doesn't really bother me, although we don't have one. I dont think people are bragging about being fertile though; I think they are probably just another example of daft things people buy when they have a kid.

MrsMelons Mon 18-Mar-13 18:11:49

I really can't understand why it actually bothers people. I think its fine, we never had one as had blacked out windows so you wouldn't have seen it but I really don't understand the issue. We would have done though as am not sure why it matters either way. It surely can't actually offend people?

xigris Mon 18-Mar-13 19:00:29

Hamdangle if there's one sure fire way to annoy me it's those wanky "powered by fairy dust" stickers. Bollocks are they. Your car is powered by petrol or diesel like every other car on the road (unless it's electric or something) and as for those eyelash things. As you said, words fail me. I work with a girl who has the lot. The lot.We're talking fairy crap, eyelashes, cuddly toys AND a little princess on board sticker. Personally I think she deserves 8 points on her licence.

MansView Tue 19-Mar-13 11:53:32

who actually puts them on - the women, or the man..?

maybe it's the woman who's insecure to ward off other women?

I lived with someone and she placed one of her white hats behind the back seats for everyone to see...

Madmum24 Tue 19-Mar-13 12:05:37

I did read an article once regarding these and a psychologist did actually say that this was mans subconcious way of showing his virility to the nation whether you want ot believe it or not is another matter

I drive the same regardless as to whether there is a baby/princess/cute bishon frise in the car in front.

I do actually know a couple who wouldn't drive their car because they couldn't find their "baby on board" hangy thing <weird>

Crawling Tue 19-Mar-13 12:11:51

I dont have one that sais baby on board but I do have a warning on mine it says Mad Cow is that as bad?

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