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To ask why there's a Ford topic on mumsnet?

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StrongTeaHotShower Sat 22-Oct-16 18:04:29

Just wondering grin
Are mn sponsored by them or something?
-- Not distracting myself with useless ponderings at all--

Nearlyhadenough Sat 22-Oct-16 18:07:53

Wondered the same. Could do with a general car/motors page (unless there is one I haven't found?).

StrongTeaHotShower Sat 22-Oct-16 18:09:59

I think it might be a front for mumsnet's dodgy crime/mafia side. All the ford stuff is really a code language for their dealings.

Anniegetyourgun Sat 22-Oct-16 18:10:24

I don't think it's about cars at all. Did you look at any threads in the topic?

BombadierFritz Sat 22-Oct-16 18:10:51

there is one
the ford one is left over from a trial/sponsored feedback thread apparently
although I like the idea of mumsnetters all driving ford smaxs

StrongTeaHotShower Sat 22-Oct-16 18:11:08

I did. Lots of talk about galaxy's confused

Scribblegirl Sat 22-Oct-16 18:11:28

Haven't gone on it, but could be Gina Ford related?

Anniegetyourgun Sat 22-Oct-16 18:11:51

Oh, I've just looked at it and it is about cars! Well well.

Scribblegirl Sat 22-Oct-16 18:12:12

X post! Obviously not then grin

pinkeye Sat 22-Oct-16 18:12:55

Some people test drove Fords to review on mn a few years back now

Topknob Sat 22-Oct-16 18:13:06

Ford Focus RS for me, none of that S-Max stuff grin

EmpressKnowsWhereHerTowelIs Sat 22-Oct-16 18:13:18

I think it was something to do with a long-ago corporate deal.

MidnightVelvetthe7th Sat 22-Oct-16 18:13:29

It could be a talk board for fans of Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy? grin

Mirandawest Sat 22-Oct-16 18:13:32

A few years ago there were various testing things done by mumsnetters - some people got to test drive cars for a number of weeks and there was an event at Donington (I went to that one).

TisMeTheLadFromTheBar Sat 22-Oct-16 18:19:42

Anyone know about the Ford SMax or a Grand CMax? Would you recommend either and can you fit 3 car seats across the back row?

EmpressKnowsWhereHerTowelIs Sat 22-Oct-16 18:24:13

I was wondering why Zaphod called Ford Ford instead of Ix, but I've found the answer now.

pinkandsparklytoo Sat 22-Oct-16 18:31:34

Yes three car seats fit easily in the S-max. We have a infant seat, a erf seat and a high back booster in ours.

LowDudgeon Sat 22-Oct-16 18:56:04

nearlyhadenough there is a Cars topic

here (not very busy though)

Nearlyhadenough Sat 22-Oct-16 19:01:42

Thanks LowDudgeon - I obviously hadn't searched well enough!!

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