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AIBU by always defending Mumsnet......

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bridgetoc Tue 17-Jan-17 21:27:18

I love Mumsnet, but I always feel like I have to defend it. When I mentioned that I frequent this site to my two sister in laws they giggled. When I asked what was wrong with Mumnet they said that it was full of awful, man hating, sexless lefties!

I got quite annoyed and told them that that was only the feminism part of the forum.

WIBU by giving them what for?

GiftsOnTheFireLogsOnTheTree Tue 17-Jan-17 21:28:54

biscuit

Filibustering Tue 17-Jan-17 21:31:09

Riiiight, OP.

How much time have you actually spent on the feminism boards?

AnyFucker Tue 17-Jan-17 21:32:05

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PollytheDolly Tue 17-Jan-17 21:32:38

Well they are wrong (mostly) smile

I went on the feminism board.


Once.

CaoNiMa Tue 17-Jan-17 21:32:47

To be fair, I only come here for the awful, man-hating sexless lefties...

ChocChocPorridge Tue 17-Jan-17 21:34:18

I'm not sure I'm any of those things (and I spend most of my time on the feminist board).

What did you say to them?

Katy07 Tue 17-Jan-17 21:34:20

Yes you are being unreasonable grin - particularly when it takes so damn long to change screens angry

PurpleDaisies Tue 17-Jan-17 21:34:40

They've clearly never seen so ev if the posters on the Brexit threads...

Sparklingbrook Tue 17-Jan-17 21:35:57

Really?? confused

MuteButtonisOn Tue 17-Jan-17 21:52:38

I describe mumsnet aibu to my other half as somethingawful circa 2001. Probably won't mean anything to you bunch of harridans. It's bloody great.

PollytheDolly Tue 17-Jan-17 21:58:50

I'm fairly recent to MN although have lurked via google for years.

My DH2b is intrigued by it and often asks what's happening grin

I burst out laughing on Sunday, it was the thread about the watch gift where the OPs DP was called a joyless fucknugget and that the gift was a lovely keepsake, unlike him.

He asked what I was laughing at so I told him, he burst out laughing too.

clumsyduck Tue 17-Jan-17 22:00:01

Cool story 👍🏼

NavyandWhite Tue 17-Jan-17 22:03:31

Have you been on the sauce OP?

ilovesooty Tue 17-Jan-17 22:04:10

Not even subtle is it?

Mind you I'm a leftie who's a bit short of sex just now.

Magzmarsh Tue 17-Jan-17 22:10:10

Is that Matthew wright trawling for subject matter grin

NavyandWhite Tue 17-Jan-17 22:12:10

Or the DM? 🤔

MrsWooster Tue 17-Jan-17 22:13:07

I have hoiked my judgy dungarees so high that I have given myself a wedgie.

HecateAntaia Tue 17-Jan-17 22:57:07

So you think that the feminism section is full of awful, man hating, sexless lefties.

Subtle as a brick, pet.

OddJobsHat Tue 17-Jan-17 23:00:41

Is that Matthew Wright grin

paxillin Tue 17-Jan-17 23:11:41

We have lefties and righties, feminists and misogynists on MN. I am a feminist leftie who has quite a lot of sex with a man she does not hate. Can't say if awful or otherwise, that's for others to judge.

What's missing is a board for goadyfuckers.

HelenDenver Tue 17-Jan-17 23:14:35

Bridge toc?

It's clear what the bridge is about, what is toc short for?

AVirginLitTheCandle Tue 17-Jan-17 23:26:35

wine

HelenDenver Wed 18-Jan-17 00:10:46

Trolliingly obvious curdlebrain?

TheOtherGalen Wed 18-Jan-17 00:22:29

Dip me in honey and throw me to the awful, man hating, sexless ... oh it says lefties? I thought it said lesbians. Well never mind, then. Carry on.

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