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To think that mnetters are very reluctant to give out hugs?

(12 Posts)
poshsinglemum Sun 08-Nov-09 22:06:12

I'm not suggesting that we come over all netmumsy with flowery dolphin tickers but I have seen several mnetters apologise for giving hugs.

A bit stiff upper lip isn't it?

(Hides behind sofa to avoid rotten tomatoes)

StewieGriffinsMom Sun 08-Nov-09 22:11:01

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groundhogs Sun 08-Nov-09 22:12:36

Ahh, psm, you need some there-there?

Manly pat on shoulder...

Goes back to moan about jedward.... where's my fecking wine gone..

poshsinglemum Sun 08-Nov-09 22:14:19

Thanks groundhogs. Think I needed that manly pat.

cheeky pinch on arm...

hatwoman Sun 08-Nov-09 22:16:12

hugs are high value. they don;t just get wheeled out willy nilly. surely that's a good thing?

TeamEdward Sun 08-Nov-09 22:18:21

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TheShriekingHarpy Sun 08-Nov-09 22:19:13

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TheFallenMadonna Sun 08-Nov-09 22:20:40

Well, I don't frequent any other fora, but IME hugs are fine on MN as long as they are preceded by the words 'an unmumsnet-type'...

It's our schtick.

groundhogs Sun 08-Nov-09 22:22:55

<Groundhog sticks head round door, gives PSM a chinese burn, legs it back to wine glass>

essanel Sun 08-Nov-09 22:29:43

lol! thats why i lurve mumsnet... if you get a hug then it is well deserved and for a real reason..... if they gave them whilly nilly then they would not be special.... though I am loving the idea of virtual chinese burns groundhogs!

TAFKAAAAAARGHtheUrbanDryad Sun 08-Nov-09 22:31:48

I prefer an affectionate punch to the shoulder, personally.

But that's just me.

poshsinglemum Mon 09-Nov-09 00:15:39

That's true. to much affection is fake.

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