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Hmmmm? If there was an MNtrance exam, what would the questions be?

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ChaosTrulyReigns Tue 07-Jun-11 13:33:55

1. Are you able to understand irony?

a. Yes
b. No
c. Maybe
d. I never irony - just give it a good shake when it comes out the machine
e. All of the above
f. None of the above


lostinwales Tue 07-Jun-11 15:15:37

You should always read the thread thoroughly before posting, discuss and use examples. blush

TrillianAstra Tue 07-Jun-11 15:16:51

How many ways can you cook Pearl Barley?
1) 3+
2) one or two
3) I tried it once, but I didn't inhale
3) Pearl FUCKING Barley, don't you mean?

TrillianAstra Tue 07-Jun-11 15:17:47

Which is the correct term?
1) Extended breastfeeding
2) Natural term breastfeeding
3) Can't be bothered to get them to stop breastfeeding
4) Bitty

Hullygully Tue 07-Jun-11 15:21:53

My dh wants me to hoover naked whilst he takes me from behind. Is he

a) Controlling and abusive
b) Free and playful
c) Acting out childhood issues
d) An arse

Psammead Tue 07-Jun-11 15:22:06

The nanny served your child an M&S pre-prepared lunch. Do you

1. Consider your child lucky to have got something other than fruit shoots and greggs
2. Not consider it an issue
3. Fire the nanny IMMEDIATELY and look into filing child abuse claims

JetLi Tue 07-Jun-11 15:22:53

Cobb vs. Cadac


Mamathulu Tue 07-Jun-11 15:23:12

Explain the difference between ham and nice ham in 300 words or fewer.

TobyLerone Tue 07-Jun-11 15:29:03

Your husband has left his pants on top of the washing basket, rather than inside it, for the millionth time. Do you:

a/ leave the bastard, he's abusive

motherinferior Tue 07-Jun-11 15:31:24

Explain, in no fewer than 500 words, just how gifted your child is. Extra marks will be given for (a) comparisons with other children (b) spelling mistakes in your own submission.

Hullygully Tue 07-Jun-11 15:33:45

It's your very first post, outline in graphic and unnecessary detail a gruesome sexual practice in which you partake, but find mildly troubling.

ExitPursuedByAKitten Tue 07-Jun-11 15:36:40

Your DD has not been invited to a party but the rest of the class have.

Do you

a) Shrug and forget about it
b) Take her out for a special treat
c) Post on MN

Pinkjenny Tue 07-Jun-11 15:38:07

Your child has a runny nose. Do you:

a) Send them into school or nursery and tell them to 'man up'
b) Give them some Calpol and let them veg on the sofa with Cbeebies all day
c) Dash straight to A&E, demanding to be seen immediately, as it could be anything

motherinferior Tue 07-Jun-11 15:38:08

You have discovered your husband spoke to a woman last week. Do you :

(a) assume he is having an Emotional Affair
(b) give him the benefit of the doubt but keep him on a close watch in future
(d) start looking through his briefcase for condoms
(e) file for divorce
(d) think nothing of it?

ExitPursuedByAKitten Tue 07-Jun-11 15:39:17

Children at Weddings? Discuss.

Hullygully Tue 07-Jun-11 15:40:11

MI - that is fab

BitOfFun Tue 07-Jun-11 15:48:12

A friend has invited you to her wedding but has requested that no children are present, and wants donations to a honeymoon fund in lieu of presents. Is the correct response to a) politely decline the invitation, b) think "her wedding, her rules", or c) have Mumsnet diagnose her with Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

EduStudent Tue 07-Jun-11 15:48:14

Match the following threads to the board on which they should be posted:


Another Mum looked askance at my DC. Am I wrong to think her child will grow up to stamp on puppies?

My child is 3 and can count their toes. What should I say to the nursery to make sure they nurture this talent?

What do you think of Calpol as a name for a baby girl?


Gifted and Talented

Baby Names


anice Tue 07-Jun-11 15:48:48

NOBDIE -what on earth is that? Some sort of secret gang speak??

Hullygully Tue 07-Jun-11 15:51:48

A dog walked quite near your child in a park. Do you

a) Kick the dog and demand its immediate destruction
b) sob hysterically and post on MN about lil bubs in public places
c) whistle a happy tune and admire the native wildflowers

Abra1d Tue 07-Jun-11 16:00:45

Ha ha! to all of these.

TrillianAstra Tue 07-Jun-11 16:03:08

Which of these is the most offensive username

a) Mummyhunnybunny
b) Mummy123
c) Anyfucker
d) Kuckingfunt

CrapolaDeVille Tue 07-Jun-11 16:05:44

Do you think the whole world gives a crap what your opinion is about anything?

exoticfruits Tue 07-Jun-11 16:10:47

Do you let visitors walk on your floors in shoes?

EduStudent Tue 07-Jun-11 16:11:25

Rank these words from least offensive to most offensive:


TrillianAstra Tue 07-Jun-11 16:13:56

Are you being unreasonable?
a) Yes
b) No
c) Maybe
d) How dare you suggest that
e) <drip-feeds extra information, possibly fictional>

Am I being unreasonable
a) Yes
b) No
c) Maybe
d) Of course you are how could you think otherwise
e) You should have said that in the OP it's too late to add extra information now

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