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73 year old mother in law being chained up by her husband!

(28 Posts)
thatlldopigthatlldo Fri 09-Nov-12 19:36:29

This is the reason why she couldn't come to the phone this afternoon.
Squealing 'close the curtains' at her husband.
Lots of giggling and unraveling of heavy duty chains in the background and she finally gets to the phone.

Seriously, what does one do with such a mother in law?

SantasComingFace Sat 10-Nov-12 07:08:50

Phew indeed

ginhag thank you grin

thatlldopigthatlldo Fri 09-Nov-12 20:50:16

i know right. phew indeed.


thatlldopigthatlldo Fri 09-Nov-12 20:17:00

er, yeah, i should have thought of a prize.

Crikeyblimey Fri 09-Nov-12 20:15:14

Yey!!!!! What do I win??? <excited anticipation face>

thatlldopigthatlldo Fri 09-Nov-12 20:13:29

actually crikeyblimey getting close there.

he's a magician. she married a magician. bless her heart helping him practise a trick, and we phone up at an inconvenient moment.


<shudder> at any other reason.

ginhag Fri 09-Nov-12 20:10:25

Can we have the punchline please?

santascomingface Best. Christmas. Name. Evah. grin

I may not even bother trying now.

thatlldopigthatlldo Fri 09-Nov-12 20:09:19

you 'eard.

Crikeyblimey Fri 09-Nov-12 20:07:49

Later life change of career to trainee escapologist????

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thatlldopigthatlldo Fri 09-Nov-12 20:05:27

i know, he thought he was priveleged, turns out he does it to her too!

SantasComingFace Fri 09-Nov-12 20:04:09


knackeredmother Fri 09-Nov-12 20:02:38


scottishmummy Fri 09-Nov-12 20:01:26

buy her a mobile so she doesn't have to yank the chain
she's game ole burd btw

thatlldopigthatlldo Fri 09-Nov-12 20:01:12

i think DH quite enjoyed, especially as he was told to keep it a secret.

thatlldopigthatlldo Fri 09-Nov-12 20:00:30

the only reason we are not throwing up about this is that FIL did the same thing to my DH last weekend, and says it's not dangerous.


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thatlldopigthatlldo Fri 09-Nov-12 19:55:34

this is the same MIL that sends biscuits to the children in brown paper parcels wrapped up in string.

and postcards from everywhere she goes.

Notquite Fri 09-Nov-12 19:49:01

Happiest in-laws thread ever.

Maybe they're rehearsing for the local am dram performance of scrooge. Yes. That's it. dont disagree with me the other thing is too ick to think of

decktheballs Fri 09-Nov-12 19:47:27

Hope I'm giggling and having fun like that when I'm 73

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shock there is nothing else which can be said.

Please tell me they were doing something else with those chains than what I am thinking, seriously though - they might break a hip!

thatlldopigthatlldo Fri 09-Nov-12 19:44:24

oh come on, it is friday!

thatlldopigthatlldo Fri 09-Nov-12 19:40:01

FIL is 81 or thereabouts. hmm

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