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To blanche every time I see next doors playboy range of towels and matching bedding on their washing line?

(53 Posts)
blinks Sun 16-Aug-09 10:28:29

tis either 40 year old mothers or 16 year old daughter's.

i don't know which is worse.

blinks Sun 16-Aug-09 11:17:06

add playboy pyjamas avec diamante detailing to that...

<grimace>

FiveGoMadInDorset Sun 16-Aug-09 11:17:49

grin

CybilLiberty Sun 16-Aug-09 11:19:19

Oh I was wondering how Katie Price did her washing.

Littledawley Sun 16-Aug-09 11:19:35

My 93 yr old grandma bought a pink playboy bunny gift bag for DD's christening gift!! I guess she just thought it was a cute bunny!

sweetnitanitro Sun 16-Aug-09 11:20:00

YANBU.

differentID Sun 16-Aug-09 11:20:16

<passes bleach for blinks to scrub her eyes clean>

LaurieFairyCake Sun 16-Aug-09 11:20:42

I loathe them. DD came with a Playboy towel aged 10 - it is now in the loft and will be discreetly disposed of the moment I think she has forgotten about it.

blinks Sun 16-Aug-09 11:52:27

they seem to be marketing such things towards little girls.shuddering at thought of infant playboy-wear...

tis wholly unsavoury.

i have a feeling a large percentage of next door's stash belongs to the 40 year old mother though which seems like false advertising.

<bitchy>

monkeypinkmonkey Sun 16-Aug-09 12:02:48

Someone I used to work with decorated daugher bedroom in playboy stuff for her 10th birthday shock

Oxymoronic Sun 16-Aug-09 12:31:28

shock monkeypinkmonkey did she know it was the playboy bunny?

paranoidmother Sun 16-Aug-09 12:45:50

My DH's Gran had lots of t-shirts with the playboy bunny on and it wasn't till they went to see her in spain that they realised and told her what it was.

I can't remember if it is Argos or where but they have a range of kids stuff with the Play Boy logo on and i'm sure there has been a thread on here about it before.

LastTrainToNowhere Sun 16-Aug-09 12:49:47

grin

blinks Sun 16-Aug-09 13:18:41

<smelling salts emoticon>

Nighbynight Sun 16-Aug-09 13:39:08

Just be glad theyre not on your washing line.

paranoid, my parents are similarly naive. they bring the phrase "criminal naivety" to mind sometimes.

sherazade Sun 16-Aug-09 13:43:24

you are being absolutely reasonable!

HerBeatitude Sun 16-Aug-09 13:44:41

I've explained to my DD that under no circumstances will I tolerate that symbol in my house, even if it is a present.

How unspeakably naff.

Paolosgirl Sun 16-Aug-09 13:47:01

YANBU at all. Naff and deeply questionnable.

Ex neighbours little girl aged 8 wanted (and was going to get) her room done out in Playboy bunny stuff when they moved to their new house. You do wonder where some people leave their brains.....

Mumcentreplus Sun 16-Aug-09 13:59:25

YANBU..I hate the stuff ..it's everywhere

Worst part about it is that it's sometimes aimed specifically at children..

ObsidianBlackbirdMcNight Sun 16-Aug-09 14:23:19

Ick. I know - playboy pencil cases - who buys pencil cases? Nobody over 16 and plenty of people under

TheProfiteroleThief Sun 16-Aug-09 14:24:18

ooo nasty!

StayFrostyDMisaVileRag Sun 16-Aug-09 14:52:53

This is so nasty. Last year when we were in Scarborough, we were browsing round the tat gift shops near the harbour, and we saw this shop that had framed cheesy poems 'to a wonderful neighbour' 'to my dear friend' 'my darling granny' etc etc type things with a poem and a picture in, you know the type of thing. There was one that was 'from dad to my daughter' and the accompanying picture was, yeah you guessed it, the Playboy bunny logo. So many levels of wrongness.......

Paolosgirl Sun 16-Aug-09 14:54:41

Eeeeuuuuwwwwwww Stay......

elmofan Sun 16-Aug-09 17:57:31

i just think its sooooooooo tacky yuk

ilovesprouts Sun 16-Aug-09 18:04:40

only pb thing my dd 17 got is a blanket

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