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TalkingofMichaelAngel0 Wed 15-Mar-17 23:30:39

I was reading some spoilers on Neighbours this evening and they were hinting at one of the characters who has just been conned out of $100K flying to London. The very first comment under the article on Facebook was, 'why didn't he just call the bank and cancel the cheque!'

Aibu to assume that this was a mumsnetter?! grin

Derlei Wed 15-Mar-17 23:32:51

What's the cancel the cheque mumsnet thing about, I've seen it a few times but I think it was before my time blush

OrangeIsTheNewPop Wed 15-Mar-17 23:37:50

😂

OrangeIsTheNewPop Wed 15-Mar-17 23:38:32

At least it was London and not Maoui

TalkingofMichaelAngel0 Wed 15-Mar-17 23:39:45

Derli it was advice given to a poster over and over again, long after it was explained why that wasnt possible, and is now often used as a way to point out people dont read the thread before posting.

peaceloveandbiscuits Wed 15-Mar-17 23:41:09

Cancel the cheque is a euphemism for something that has been posted multiple times by different posters in response to a thread, as if it were a novel suggestion that no one had thought of.

peaceloveandbiscuits Wed 15-Mar-17 23:41:26

X post!

Schoolisback1973 Wed 15-Mar-17 23:42:06

Haha!! memories, memories!! smile

Catzpyjamas Wed 15-Mar-17 23:43:16

Yes, I giggled at that. Then an hour later DD was watching a cartoon and someone mentioned an Elderly Korean Lady grin

Derlei Thu 16-Mar-17 00:03:56

Haha thanks for clearing that up!!

And I'm part of a neighbours group and also saw someone make the same suggestion grin

NoWinNoFfi Thu 16-Mar-17 01:29:09

Cancel the cheque is a euphemism for something that has been posted multiple times by different posters in response to a thread, as if it were a novel suggestion that no one had thought of.

MarcelineTheVampire Thu 16-Mar-17 01:36:08

Cancel the cheque is a euphemism for something that has been posted multiple times by different posters in response to a thread, as if it were a novel suggestion that no one had thought of.

wink

Schwifty Thu 16-Mar-17 01:44:42

Is the new version something about not delivering a cake? That's where I first encountered cancelling the cheque as well!

GirlElephant Thu 16-Mar-17 02:11:05

😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

Spiralblanket Thu 16-Mar-17 03:01:23

What's the Maui thing?

NightWanderer Thu 16-Mar-17 03:18:42

Was the cancel the cheque thread the one where the OP sent a cheque as a wedding present but the bride and groom asked for more money?

daisychain01 Thu 16-Mar-17 05:03:24

Cancel the cheque is a euphemism for something that has been posted multiple times by different posters in response to a thread, as if it were a novel suggestion that no one had thought of.

Just in case people didn't know grin

Btw, did anyone mention to the OP to cancel the cheque?

tillytown Thu 16-Mar-17 05:27:29

Nightwanderer, yes, its here www.mumsnet.com/Talk/mumsnet_classics/2630932-Post-wedding-message-please-help-me-what-the-hell-do-I-say?pg=1&order=

WalkingInTheAir13 Thu 16-Mar-17 05:53:02

Alongside Spiralbanket , I've long wondered what is the Maui thing?

The Elderly Korean Lady too?

RNBrie Thu 16-Mar-17 06:41:34

Maui was a bridezilla who was whinging that no one was coming to her destination wedding. She was resoundingly told she was being unreasonable but couldn't see anyone else's point of view. But it's Maui

ememem84 Thu 16-Mar-17 06:48:45

Oooh dh sat next to an elderly Korean lady on a plane from Auckland to queens town earlier this week. He told me and I had a giggle.

OrangeIsTheNewPop Thu 16-Mar-17 07:20:59

I saw someone Trexing in Tesco the other day and sniggered 😂

peaceloveandbiscuits Thu 16-Mar-17 09:44:54

You horrors! grin

LiviaDrusillaAugusta Thu 16-Mar-17 09:47:34

Cancel the cheque is also a widely used phrase in the non-MN world confused

peaceloveandbiscuits Thu 16-Mar-17 09:49:42

Is there a world beyond MN? I remain unconvinced.

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