What happened to the thread about the 16 no 17yo dd who was ungrateful?

(89 Posts)
lollilou Mon 11-Feb-13 14:19:29

I was reading it this morning. The op was being given a huge flaming, did it all go horribly wrong?

FakePlasticLobsters Mon 11-Feb-13 14:20:26

It was deleted as a hoax, with a little rhyme to explain why.

NopeStillNothing Mon 11-Feb-13 14:21:53

Twas a troll apparently.
I want to know what happened to the thread about the girl getting a valentine from her friend! Went poof at the same time. hmm

What was the rhyme?

Kormachameleon Mon 11-Feb-13 14:25:25

The deletion notice was nothing short of genius

I'm still laughing

usualsuspect Mon 11-Feb-13 14:26:13

The one about the teenage girl and the valentine school thing was deleted too.

Kormachameleon Mon 11-Feb-13 14:26:16

Here
"Thread deleted
Message from MNHQ: What rhymes with troll? Khol...spag bol...narwhal...

We think this thread was not legit
So basically it's a pile of sh--"

usualsuspect Mon 11-Feb-13 14:27:14

That's funny grin

Pascha Mon 11-Feb-13 14:27:35

I think MNHQ should sign off these with their own names so we can see who is the poetic genius.

Fenton Mon 11-Feb-13 14:28:06

Oh that's a good one.

Is anyone collecting these deletion messages? - Someone really should, we should have a thread in Site Stuff where they can be copied and pasted.

NopeStillNothing Mon 11-Feb-13 14:28:45

Not sure why though usual there was no rhyme dammit!! angry

usualsuspect Mon 11-Feb-13 14:30:06

It was deleted for hmm purposes.

Seemed an odd thing to troll about.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 14:31:20

I said it on the deleted thread, but I was more surprised that there was a person on there who said that the daughter deserved to be treated with contempt - anyone over 12 behaving like that should be.

Thanks for posting that kormachameleon. thanks

TheVermiciousKnid Mon 11-Feb-13 14:32:17

I think the two threads may have been connected. The 'ungrateful daughter' OP's only other post was on the daughter & valentine thread. A bit of sock puppeting maybe?

Fenton Mon 11-Feb-13 14:35:12

I have started a thread in Site Stuff - A place to collect Deleted Messages

grin

NopeStillNothing Mon 11-Feb-13 14:35:36

Ah, yes she did I remember! Haha, the stuff I get excited about is ridiculous grin
I also noticed that comment Getorf can't believe they weren't pulled up on it!

LadyBeagleEyes Mon 11-Feb-13 14:40:41

The op on the ungrateful thread also posted on the valentine one to have a dig at thesecondcoming.
Fuck knows, trolling is most odd these days.

valiumredhead Mon 11-Feb-13 14:44:22

BUt how did they know it was a hoax confused

usualsuspect Mon 11-Feb-13 14:44:51

ah, weird poster all round.

I was a bit hmm at a lot of her posts. But then I seem to be a bit hmm at a lot of posters on here just lately.

NopeStillNothing Mon 11-Feb-13 14:45:33

If I was going to troll, I'd atleast drop immigration or ear piercing or disabled parking into it somewhere.
Piss poor effort.

LadyBeagleEyes Mon 11-Feb-13 14:46:39

I noticed that too, Getorf.
I recognised the name too, they post quite often.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 14:54:17

Yes I recognised the name as well, certainly not someone new.

I thought it was a horrible thing to say. Imagine reading that about a 16 year old and agreeing with it, and saying that she deserves contempt.

People are strange.

alemci Mon 11-Feb-13 14:56:24

who can be bothered to start these posts if they are not true. very strange

LadyBeagleEyes Mon 11-Feb-13 14:59:39

I suppose it worked as a trolling thread though didn't it?
I for one get unreasonably upset when I read about parents that don't seem to care much for their kids, which I suppose is what the op was aiming for sad.

alemci Mon 11-Feb-13 15:01:59

but they must lead such a sad life Lady if they get kicks from trolling. I must lead a very sheltered life smile

usualsuspect Mon 11-Feb-13 15:03:46

People are strange about teenagers on MN in general.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 15:10:30

They are. Read loads of threads about scary teenagers walking in groups etc by mothers of toddlers. Teenagers are not the antichrist.

usualsuspect Mon 11-Feb-13 15:12:27

There was more than one poster on that thread who agreed with the OP.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 15:31:44

The people who agreed must not have a 16 year old kid, and know that they are still very long, or have completely forgotten what it was like to be that age.

Or they are heartless gits.

usualsuspect Mon 11-Feb-13 15:33:10

I'll go with the they are heartless gits.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 15:34:22

Still very long? Young.

DD is 6 foot though so she is long as well.

Yes heartless gits or in a special category 'spouts shit on MN they don't really mean'

usualsuspect Mon 11-Feb-13 15:37:43

My DS is quite long grin

There's a thread at the moment full of 'spouting shit for the sake of it'

complexnumber Mon 11-Feb-13 15:40:51

I assumed the poster talking about treating all over-12s with contempt was being sarcastic and spoofing the meanness of the OP.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 15:50:41

No, I don't think so, she commented further down the thread saying that her birthdays as a teen weren't very special, £20 in an envelope or something. She wasn't joking imo.

manicbmc Mon 11-Feb-13 15:57:18

There was a teen on here last night, asking how to cope with his/her terrible drug taking father. It was very sad reading and I hope it wasn't a bridge dweller.

Greensleeves Mon 11-Feb-13 16:01:04

Getorf, I was shocked by that post as well

Some people are very hard on teenagers sad

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 16:08:12

Yes, it's one thing I have really noticed in recent years, that absolute lack of understanding for teens. Get them to cook for themselves, kick them out if they don't toe the line, don't think they are entitled to any help post 16, 'I had a job at that age' crap.

I had a job and a flat at 16, last thing I want for my dd. They still need and deserve looking after and imo need more care and attention than 10 year olds sometimes.

usualsuspect Mon 11-Feb-13 16:11:18

It is true, the amount of times I read on here, kick them out, stop doing their washing etc makes me sad

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 16:13:00

I would hate to think that these people would really kick out their kids.

But god knows. You hear horrible stories, some of dd's friends from school had been slung out after rows etc. Poor bloody kids.

LadyBeagleEyes Mon 11-Feb-13 16:21:58

Yes I agree GetOrf and usual.
I luffs my teen and do stuff for him as he does for me, we're a unit.
It's the ones who stop doing stuff for them that'll be the ones with the problem teens in the future.
I think the poster that we're talking about is a he not a she BTW.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 16:27:58

Oh is it a bloke?

One to add to the list of weirdy blokes on mumsnet, then.

Greensleeves Mon 11-Feb-13 16:33:10

My sister was kicked out at 16 and lived in a YMCA. My brother was kicked out at 15.

I can't imagine suddenly withdrawing love and nurture from my boys because they hit a certain age. But it is what some people seem to do sad

I worked with teen girls when I was younger. It used to scare me that they looked so "together" but were incredibly emotionally fragile. Everything is so intense at that age. It actually upsets me more to think of a 17yo feeling sad on a birthday than a toddler.

BringBackBod Mon 11-Feb-13 16:34:58

I'm glad it was a troll. Such a depressing thread.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 16:35:12

I agree. A toddler wouldn't really notice that they didn't have any presents or whatever. But a 17 would understand perfectly that they weren't cared for or thought about.

I wouldn't want my dd to feel so bereft. She's still my baby anyway. Hopefully she will still come on sit on my lap for a cuddle when she's 43. grin

Greensleeves Mon 11-Feb-13 16:38:37

My boys regularly tell me "We will still be your babies when we have got bushy beards won't we Mummy" grin

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 16:40:32

They will be grin

DD is taller than me now. Still doesn't stop her creeping up for a cuddle. And not just when she wants to 'borrow' a tenner. grin

usualsuspect Mon 11-Feb-13 16:42:03

I still cuddle my girls and they are 28 and 33 grin

Greensleeves Mon 11-Feb-13 16:43:22

she sounds luvly grin

JenaiMorris Mon 11-Feb-13 16:45:15

Having witnessed the OUTRAGE when some Y7s had the audacity to use the skate ramp thingy for skateboarding on, thus EXCLUDING the smaller children to the large and very nicely equipped play area, they don't even have to have reached their teens to become the devil incarnate round my way.

It's baffling.

The outraged parents are utter twats btw, case you hadn't guessed. And their children are wusses.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 16:52:31

I miss dd. She has gone to Devon for a few days at half term. So I am getting all soppy in her absence. When she comes back I will start grumbling on MN again about the draped towels and the missing teaspoons. grin

valiumredhead Mon 11-Feb-13 16:57:02

The outraged parents are usually the ones whose kids aren't teens... yet!

JenaiMorris Mon 11-Feb-13 16:57:15

Aww GOML I remember a few years ago when I first joined MN, your dd was coming to my town for the day and you were very worried.

I don't keep a spreadsheet btw it just stood out because, like I said, it's my town!

JenaiMorris Mon 11-Feb-13 16:59:39

Indeed valium. They'll be campaigning to have the entire play park dug up and turned into an amphitheatre or something in a few years time. Assuming they still give a stuff and haven't got bored of being parents.

My 16 year old baby is 6'3" now. He is the gentlest soul I know, and was terribly worried about going to stay with his Dad this week and missing my birthday. He gave me a big hug before he left and promised he'd ring me! shock.

A friend of mine reposted THIS piece of mean-sprited bile on FB this morning. He was disagreeing with it, but it made me feel so sad. I don't know any teenagers who have this sort of sense of entitlement - they are mostly terrified about their futures, are told at school that only A grades count, are looking at taking on £50k+ debts to go to uni and there are scarcely any jobs out there, even with a degree.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 17:03:58

OOOH was that when she went to Bath and I was a bit worried about her changing trains at Swindon? grin

God. She now gets the train all over and I don't bat an eyelid. And stays in hotels on her own. And drives a bloody car.

<sobs>

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 17:05:17

Well that was written by a miserable bastard lapsed.

And it's nearly 20 years out of date. Why would someone post that on facebook?

Whyriskit Mon 11-Feb-13 17:05:40

There are some very odd trolls on MN at the moments. Is someine somewhere carrying out some kind of experiment to see how we respond to stuff or is that overthinking it?

JenaiMorris Mon 11-Feb-13 17:06:26

Gawd that's a horrible post LP <waves btw>

The average fuckwit cries "Life is not fair" at least 5 times a day. It's what keeps the Daily Wail in business.

usualsuspect Mon 11-Feb-13 17:06:59

There are some odd people about.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 17:07:08

I remember also a hand wringing thread I started about dd being allowed to go to the under 18s night at the local disco. I let her go in the end. She thought it was boring and hasn't been back since. No drugs and alcohol to be seen. grin

JenaiMorris Mon 11-Feb-13 17:08:02

Haha yes GetOrf. I take it she changed trains OK grin

usualsuspect Mon 11-Feb-13 17:15:02

I hope she didn't make a noise on the train, GetOrf.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 17:15:24

Yes she did grin.

I remember being very worried because Swindon station was quite large and had lots of PLATFORMS and interchanges and I was worried she would end up on the wrong train.

I go to Swindon station a lot now. What on earth was I worried about? grin She was 13 iirc.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 17:16:10

Oh god usual this thread is like a refuge for the NORMAL compared to that mad one.

Someone will say Idi Amin was indulged on a train next.

usualsuspect Mon 11-Feb-13 17:17:24

lol, I'm a bit scared of the posters on that thread.

can I hide in here? tis earlier but I changed my name in honour of Freddie Mercury last night and again this morning because I thought of a better one.

JenaiMorris Mon 11-Feb-13 17:22:58

Swindon station is quite large. My own ds is 13 this year and I would fret. In fact I've ummed and ahhed about the reasonableness of him catching a train into Temple Meads because there are Improving Activities I'd like him to do in Bristol and he hasn't even asked yet.

I don't even want to think about the journeys I negotiated at a similar age I spent the fare on cider

There is an Idi Amin thread?

usualsuspect Mon 11-Feb-13 17:24:16

No it's a thread about noisey toys on a train, it's gone a bit odd though.

JenaiMorris Mon 11-Feb-13 17:25:44

Sounds scarier than Snakes on a Plane.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 17:28:41

I think 13 is fine. DD was on the cusp of 14 iirc.

It depends on the child doesn't it - if he is sensible I am sure it will be OK, and if they go with an equally sensible friend. Bristol is easy from Bath isn't it, no changing involved.

I was a bit fretful when dd first went to London (15) - I kept texting her making sure she was on the right tube line and then fretted when she didn't answer (without thinking that she couldn't answer because she was on the tube)

OddBoots Mon 11-Feb-13 17:30:38

If you're not there already some of you need to come over to the In praise of teenagers thread. smile

My parents had to put me on international planes at the age of twelve, on my little lonesome.
It's only now that I'm starting to understand why mum cried every time.

I was worried about everything in my teens. Except catching flights-could do it blindfold by 14.

TheSecondComing Mon 11-Feb-13 17:33:42

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 17:35:10

Hahaha at 'who the fuck is this cunt' did you really? grin

GetOrf Mon 11-Feb-13 17:35:48

I don't think that the OP of the 16 year old dd with the flowers was real.

Just more disturbed by a reg agreeing with the twat.

<shitlist updated>

What's a PbP?

And TheSecondComing did you really say that??!!

JenaiMorris Mon 11-Feb-13 17:49:55

I will allow ds to take the train into Brizz. I went recently with my honourary dn and her friend though and they panicked at the turnstiles.

And yes, what is a PbP?

JenaiMorris Mon 11-Feb-13 18:10:13

oddboots that's a lovely thread.

TheSecondComing Mon 11-Feb-13 18:20:37

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

You have some cojones TheSecondComing

TheSecondComing Mon 11-Feb-13 18:30:00

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

That could be up there with the acronyms. WTFITC?

GetOrf Tue 12-Feb-13 09:19:09

What did they say TSC? grin

thegreylady Tue 12-Feb-13 09:27:09

Just want to say that on the whole I really like teenagers after 30 years teaching them. If I need to find a shop in a strange city I always ask a group of teenagers. Once I was overcome with longing as I passed a group eating chips and I asked for a chip. I got one with a lovely smile. They must have thought I was a mad old bat and they would possibly have been right :-)

GetOrf Tue 12-Feb-13 09:28:22

That's lovely greylady. grin

I really enjoy having dd's friends around. It was a bit tiresome when she was younger and had a houseful of kids - all that shrieking - much prefer having great big teenagers around the house eating me out of house and home

valiumredhead Tue 12-Feb-13 09:32:53

Instead of them getting under your feet Getorf you have to step over them now, don't you? grin

GetOrf Tue 12-Feb-13 09:35:32

YES - all that 'excuse me' as you step over their feet and get in the way of someone playing something on the playstation (ha!).

valiumredhead Tue 12-Feb-13 09:37:47

Ha ha ha ha, yes grin

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