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NOW CLOSED Send in your pics of your DCs dressing up as RAC patrol or playing with cars and be in with a chance of winning fab prizes

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TheOtherHelenMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 23-Nov-12 11:37:39

We're so excited about the fact you can now add photos to threads on MN that we're working with the RAC to run a photo-based competition!

You may have seen RAC's new winter TV ad which features a child RAC patrol getting his friend's vehicle started, and is meant to be a fun way of reminding people that winter driving comes with its own unique challenges. Here's what RAC says about it: "Last year we were called out to 385,000 car problems at home. This winter RAC will give you Free At Home cover if you select our Roadside and Recovery package, so we'll rescue you at the roadside, at home or take you and your car anywhere in mainland UK."

What RAC would like Mumsnetters to do is share photos of your DCs doing one or more of the following:

~ Dressing up as RAC patrol
~ Having fun playing with cars, toy garages etc
~ Just generally enjoying winter at home (we've got our fingers crossed for snow!)

So please upload your best photos - we really want to see your DCs enjoying themselves - maybe they have a favourite toy car you can't get them out of? Or perhaps they're fixated with Rory the Racing Car? Or Top Gear?! Whatever it may be, we'd love to see your photos.

There will be a prize draw open to all MNers who post a photo on this thread - one randomly selected poster will win a £70 ride-on retro Speedster and another will win a children's RAC-style patrol uniform.

RAC will then choose their top 10 from all of the photos posted on this thread. Mumsnetters will be asked to vote for their favourites in a competition running on Mumsnet in December. The 3 MNers whose photos get the most votes will win a Deluxe Metal Woody Wagon Pedal worth more than £250, a £70 ride-on retro Speedsters or a children's RAC-style patrol uniform. This will be done separately to the prize draw on this thread.

To be in with a chance of winning, post your photo(s) on this thread. We'll announce the top 10 by Thurs 6th Dec.

Thanks and good luck!
MNHQ

AnAirOfHopeForSnow Sat 24-Nov-12 17:43:57

Aaron and car

AnAirOfHopeForSnow Sat 24-Nov-12 17:51:28

Aaron and smoky

AnAirOfHopeForSnow Sat 24-Nov-12 17:55:23

Fun in the snow

AnAirOfHopeForSnow Sat 24-Nov-12 17:56:33

Fun in the snow 2

AnAirOfHopeForSnow Sat 24-Nov-12 17:59:35

motorbike 2

Princessishavingababyboo Sat 24-Nov-12 18:34:57

Oh they are all fab! Still trying to figure out how to do mine sad

AnAirOfHopeForSnow Sat 24-Nov-12 18:49:54

On the full site - i had to go on laptop. You need to click browse and pick your photo then type a message and then post.

Princessishavingababyboo Sat 24-Nov-12 19:14:18

Thank you anairofhope will get on to it!

Kveta Sat 24-Nov-12 19:49:56

DD + DS playing with the toy garage - he was showing her how it worked, she was trying to eat the edges of it (teething)

Kveta Sat 24-Nov-12 20:09:05

DS + DH in the snow last christmas

Kveta Sat 24-Nov-12 20:09:45

DS quite literally in the snow in 2010!

MikeOxard Sat 24-Nov-12 22:29:53

Dd last year, driving her truck.

Firawla Sun 25-Nov-12 00:17:31

so cute everyone, im gonna put mine on tomorrow

HeffalumpsAndWoozles Sun 25-Nov-12 01:06:04

Can you post pictures from the mobile version?

HeffalumpsAndWoozles Sun 25-Nov-12 01:06:42

And yes, some very cute pics already on here!

daiz18 Sun 25-Nov-12 12:16:22

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Firawla Sun 25-Nov-12 20:20:02

ds2 in his favourite car, he loves this so much

Firawla Sun 25-Nov-12 20:20:40

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groundhogmum Mon 26-Nov-12 10:50:43

DD3 aged 3 "helping" Daddy tidy his van! (He's an RAC Patrol) smile

Firawla Mon 26-Nov-12 16:47:41

thats a good one groundhogmum! mine seems to be working now so i will put couple more on. does it take time for the pics to show up/be approved or something??

this is ds2 again with his fave cosy coupe, and also ds1

Firawla Mon 26-Nov-12 16:48:13

ds2 playing with toy car, when he was younger

Firawla Mon 26-Nov-12 16:49:08

ds1 on motorbike

Firawla Mon 26-Nov-12 16:49:33

ds2 on car thing in park

Firawla Mon 26-Nov-12 16:50:15

winter fun ds1 in the snow

Firawla Mon 26-Nov-12 16:51:37

winter fun ds2

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