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to want a sound proof screen between me and the DC's when im driving

(16 Posts)
stoppinattwo Sun 16-Aug-09 20:27:41

so i dont have to listen to them friggin bickering whilst im trying to negotiate the M62 at 70MPH!!!! with lorries whislting past me

OMG i felt like pulling over and turfing them out to hitch their own way home.

Either that or i drive with ear muffs on and look a complete twunt!!!....<<S@2 cranks up the radio in hte car to cut out the screams from the back!!>> grin

HecatesTwopenceworth Sun 16-Aug-09 20:31:13

You mean you don't tie them to the roof rack?

that's your mistake then. grin

stoppinattwo Sun 16-Aug-09 20:33:01

they would still friggin argue about who caught more flies.......duct tape....hmm....it has lots of uses doesnt it??

TaxiLady Sun 16-Aug-09 20:37:14

buy an old london cab...i used to have one

with the screen window shut and foot hard down you hear nothing

...not even the radio

stoppinattwo Sun 16-Aug-09 20:40:34

hence the name?? grin

kathyis6incheshigh Sun 16-Aug-09 20:46:43

We have often wondered why family cars don't have these as standard. Would be a great contribution to road safety IMO.

TheProfiteroleThief Sun 16-Aug-09 20:47:58

lord no! I long for one of these

theDMplagiarisedLeonie Sun 16-Aug-09 21:04:44

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elmofan Sun 16-Aug-09 21:14:26

oh god i know what you mean , my dd has terrible tantrums in the car she has even taken off her boots & thrown them at the back of my head while i am driving , mmmm maybe ill start a new trend& wear a helmet in the car grin

Yorky Sun 16-Aug-09 21:19:00

Only when you're driving?
blush

AnyFucker Sun 16-Aug-09 21:22:10

hmm yes, yorky

I need a soundproof screen all the fecking time

VinoEsmeralda Sun 16-Aug-09 21:37:02

Strangely I was thinking the same when I was driving to Holland with my 2 DC (3 and 5) the other day! Preferably blackened out too so you cant see what goes on in the back...

stoppinattwo Mon 17-Aug-09 06:06:21

maybe a child bubble is the way forward grin

stealthsquiggle Mon 17-Aug-09 06:59:57

Go for DH's solution - loud dance CD, keep turning it up every time you can hear them. Net result - two small children head-banging along to music and me with thumping headache hmm

I too want one of those screens - although no doubt they would just throw stuff at it.

girlsyearapart Mon 17-Aug-09 07:49:57

yep dh drives a black cab. Car trips with me and the dcs don't seem to bother him anymore..Unfortunately only 1 front seat.

landrover Wed 19-Aug-09 19:13:04

yes indeed

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