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to think my 15 yo son could take a decent message

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sarah293 Thu 21-Aug-08 16:58:38

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CaptainFabioHiltsTheCoolerCat Thu 21-Aug-08 16:59:13

1471
Quick.

Lazycow Thu 21-Aug-08 17:00:40

Has anyone called since? Would dialing 1471 help?

Otherwise I'd call the children's hospital and explain the problem. They may be qble to look up the the appointment next Thursday in your daughter's name.

sarah293 Thu 21-Aug-08 17:01:24

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pagwatch Thu 21-Aug-08 17:01:36

riven
at least he tried.
my converstaions are always..
me - "x just called and asked why i didn't phone him after he left a message yesterday"
DS1 - <<puzzled look followed by sudden comprehension and smacking of forhead>> - "DAMMIT"

CaptainFabioHiltsTheCoolerCat Thu 21-Aug-08 17:03:01

Hide the phone.
Tell him not to answer.
Get an answerphone so he can screen calls in your absence.

MarsLady Thu 21-Aug-08 17:03:31

which of course is marginally better than my DS who writes the message down... oh yes he does you know, it's just that he writes it on a random piece of paper that isn't found for about a week!

sarah293 Thu 21-Aug-08 17:03:35

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TheHedgeWitch Thu 21-Aug-08 17:05:10

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sarah293 Thu 21-Aug-08 17:07:21

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everlong Thu 21-Aug-08 17:12:18

Oh dear, hope you get to the bottom of it quick.

If it's any consolation my ds (16) is the same, it's very annoying but seems to be something they just can't help.

WilyWombat Thu 21-Aug-08 17:15:34

male genes = complete inability to take messages dont they?

Hubby does the scrap paper thing too, completely illegible then leaves it "on the desk somewhere" never to be seen again.

Alambil Thu 21-Aug-08 22:00:51

I do the scrap of paper thing in my own house!

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