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Why did the breastfeeding whilst babysitting thread get pulled?

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Rhinestone Sun 07-Aug-11 22:43:50

Had just clicked on it then got a message saying it didn't exist anymore!

Memoo Sun 07-Aug-11 22:44:35

It was a troll.

Rhinestone Sun 07-Aug-11 22:45:15

Oh. Still school holidays eh?

caughtinanet Sun 07-Aug-11 22:45:51

Was it a troll - I assumed it was a different take on the co sleeping debate.

Portofino Sun 07-Aug-11 22:47:23

troll or thread about a thread, it was very distasteful and alway going to end most unpleasantly.

ScrambledSmegs Sun 07-Aug-11 22:51:12

Shame, scottishmummy was making me giggle.

Can never take stuff like that thread seriously as it always screams bored 14 yr old to me!

caughtinanet Sun 07-Aug-11 22:55:44

I know everyone always blames the school holidays but how bored does a 14 year old need to be to decide to make up posts on a parenting forum? How many 14 year olds have even heard of parenting fora?

Portofino Sun 07-Aug-11 22:58:13

I don't believe most trolls on here are bored teenagers at all.

Portofino Sun 07-Aug-11 22:59:26

Most trolls seem to know exactly how to tick the "outrage" boxes. Your average 14 yo would just look silly.

worraliberty Sun 07-Aug-11 22:59:28

Of course they're not kids...just regs abusing the name change function

caughtinanet Sun 07-Aug-11 23:02:06

I think you're right worra - in that case troll isn't really the right description, not sure what the best one would be.

rumpleteaser Sun 07-Aug-11 23:03:27

I was just thinking the same thing caughtinanet.

Whatmeworry Sun 07-Aug-11 23:04:13

So.....would you breastfeed someone else's baby then grin

Wet- nursing was very common once, don't know when it died out.

rumpleteaser Sun 07-Aug-11 23:17:11

I struggled to bf my own baby never mind anyone elses!

ScrambledSmegs Sun 07-Aug-11 23:19:12

Blimey, that's my wrists slapped then. OK, not bored teenagers, just posters who may be regulars out for a wind-up with the maturity of bored teenagers.

I have met a wet nurse (in another country) and as it was a completely regular thing there so it seemed normal to me too. It's all down to circumstances and culture, isn't it?

worraliberty Sun 07-Aug-11 23:20:23

Oh I think troll is still a fair description caughtinanet

I think most trolls are regs because as someone said, they normally know which buttons to push.

ScrambledSmegs Sun 07-Aug-11 23:20:41

PS No, I wouldn't, unless it were a completely unlikely matter of life or death of course.

simpson Sun 07-Aug-11 23:24:01

probably the same troll as last night about insisting on going private to deliver baby, NHS were crap etc etc etc

gallicgirl Sun 07-Aug-11 23:28:02

When people have been saying trolls are out because it's the school holidays, I thought you all meant it was the mothers misbehaving for kicks rather than the kids.


Suppose mothers are too busy in holidays.......

simpson Sun 07-Aug-11 23:52:06

gallicgirl grin grin

Bohica Mon 08-Aug-11 00:03:04

I take school holiday trolls to be reg's staying up later & drinking more wine than normal & their little cliques posting obvious threads to cause chaos.

Hmm, a child & parenting parking thread may be next, Oh, Oh, how about a leaving my child asleep in the car whilst I unload shopping/pay for petrol thread.

<<passes fruit shoots & happy meals out>>

SophieRMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 08-Aug-11 10:49:45

We deleted that thread because we had some serious doubts that it was genuine and didn't want to waste your precious posting time.

bringmesunshine2009 Mon 08-Aug-11 10:55:38

I thought it was SIL of the woman who posted about the co sleeping seeking vengence smile

Made a point I guess, if is so right on to co sleep with someone else's baby why not whip a boob out and BF it and all.

pigletmania Mon 08-Aug-11 12:02:51

Troll or not there is nothing wrong with discussing different topics. Me I do t know how to name change can anybody help

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