what is the oddest thing someone has done when you have visited their house?(735 Posts)
mine was my DB, he did warn me but tbh I was so......
I was kind of 'oh ok"
he put old sheets on the floor to protect his carpet from...
dd's wheelchair wheels
guess where we won't be going again(this was after he insisted she was shoved in the corner of the table at a pub...just in case she got in the staff's way....WTF)
??? YOUR please
My friend insists on feeding meat to vegetarians and if they object she just picks it out and reserves it. I don't go there any more.
Your DB sounds a bit insensitive
We had a plumber round once when we were looking at getting a new bathroom installed, I was up there, showing him round, he asked if he could use the loo, I said yes fine.......he then wapped out his thingy and started to have a pee when I was still bloody stood there.
DB...brother or boyfriend? Brother should know better, and boyfriend should be royally dumped.
My friend used to empty the ashtrayand dust bust round the table after each cigarette had been smoked! Lots of years ago now, but she seriously di not si for 2 minutes without jumping up!
Lordy lord, sorry for typos, no excuse except wine!
I have two,
I was at a new friends home for a
friday afternoon glass of coffee, it was only the second time I have been to her house.
I'd only been there for about 10-15 minutes when my host excused her self to go to the loo, over an hour later I was starting to become a little concerned, and shouted to ask if she was okay, I had no response so I went out into the hallway and called out again. This time she answered and apologised saying that she had suddenly come over all nauseous and felt extremely unwell. I said I would go home and she should call me if she needed anything.
A while later
when a little drunk she told me that she had suddenly developed stomachache and then had horrendous dihorea, she said it was so bad she couldn't leave the loo, but she was too embarrassed to call out and tell me she had an upset stomach.
Another one was when DS and I where having a play date with another mum and her DS from nursery.
It was all going well until the woman's DH came home on his lunch break, he shouted her into the kitchen to make him a sandwich, she went in and closed the kitchen door, which was one of those doors with the dozen or so frosted glass panels in it.
Less then a minute later you could very clearly hear and pretty much see them having sex in the kitchen up against the fridge freezer.
I didn't know what to do or where to look.
Thankfully he was very quick and withing a couple of minutes he had gone out the back door, back to work.
The woman clearly seemed to think the had gotten away with it.
A few days later I spoke to another mum at nursery, when I mentioned the play date she quickly asked me "oh did you have to watch the shagging in the kitchen too?" as it turned out several mums had the same thing happen.
We found out later that they were TTC, but still that is no excuse for screwing in the kitchen when you have guests!
Had sex in the same room as me. Without my involvement I hasten to add!
Um, what, they just started shagging while you were sitting there, Gwen? Or were you all staying overnight in the same room?
2shoes - your DB is a thoughtless git.
Had a friend who was working over here. Her husband was at home in France. She invited me over for a visit. They lived with his family (we were all late teens at the time). Thinking I'd give the family some time on their own I made my excuses early and went to bed. I was shown to a bed in the corner of a room and I settled down with my
After a while the door opened and they came in. I hadn't realised we were sharing. Then they started to go at it like knives (what does that expression mean btw?). They hadn't seen each other for about 4 months so they had a lot of catching up to do! I soon learnt how actors learnt to play dead, I have never been so 'asleep' in my entire life! I didn't know where to put myself the next day especially as carnal pleasures were, at that stage, uncharted territory for me.
I was invited to stay at a friends house with her, her partner and our children.
They suggested we put a film on before bed. It turned out to be porn and then they both tried it on with me. Both. Of. Them.
I'd never given either of them any reason to think I'd be up for anything like that!!!
That was very odd!
Folkgirl, was that in Essex?
Me and DH had the self same thing happen, although ours was after dinner. We'd all had a very nice time with plenty of alcohol. DH went to the loo, I went out for a ciggy when I came back it was in your face shagging, DH looking like a rabbit caught in the lights and the couple in question with their privates on display.
At my ex SIL house the morning after her husband was killed in an accident.
My ex MIL arrived and whilst we were sat in front room contemplating who to call first, we heard her moving around up and down stairs....I looked out and she had removed all sister in-law's husbands clothes and belongings to the wheelie bin outside. You might think it was shock, maybe on some level it was, but when I confronted her and told her to stop, she seriously could not understand what she was doing wrong.
Went to someone's house for a meal. Their pet POODLE had a place set at the table, I just remember sat opposite this dog which had a BIB ON whilst it slurped ice-cream off a plate. URGGGGGH.
Drove 150 miles to see friends we hadn't seen for a year. When we got there they were watching '24' and proceeded to watch two episodes back to back before they would speak to us. Normally impeccably polite.
Might out myself here, but, went to a colleague and his wife's house for dinner. There on the hob, next to the cooking dinner, were his underpants being boil-washed clean....
Went to see some friends on a hot summers day, the kids had ice cream whilst the husband hovered with a cloth wiping up any drips they made off the concrete patio
Went, with new and foreign dp, to stay with university friend and her soon-to-be husband. We arrived, after a long journey, at mid-day to find they'd already had lunch.
That evening, after we had paid for dinner and cooked it, we were forced into a tedius game of Trivial Pursuit (remember I have a non-English speaking bloke with me) together with a guided tour of the bloke's Chelsea football shirt collection that he'd built a special case for at the top ofthe stairs (I don't care if this outs me and she reads it, we were treated appallingly) and made to watch his box set of Erasure videos.
Next morning, I asked if I couldhave a shower and he said no.
Never seen him, or her since.
I'm howling at the thought of a poodle with a bib on!
Some of these stories are crazy.
A place set at the table for a dog?
Bucharest Did he give a reason for no letting you have a shower? You did well to escape their friendship IMO.
Nothing as weird as some of these. My best friend's DP used to have his own cottage about 100 miles from where they now live in London. They'd invited us to stay on Saturday night, we'd driven to their house, left our car there and then driven to his cottage in their car (this is relevant!). We'd had a great Saturday night, drinks in his local, met some of his friends, gone for a curry, then more drinks back at his cottage. Come Sunday morning we were all feeling a little fragile so decided we'd go to a pub, which was en-route before we hit the motorway but not walkable, for a comfort food Sunday lunch before driving back to London. Sat around chatting, TV was on too ... but at no point did they say anything about leaving to go to lunch. They, and we, ended up watching some drivel on the telly until they said "we'd better make a move to get back to London". I was absolutely starving by the time we got home - if we'd taken our own car, we could have left under our own steam and gone for lunch.
I know somebody who inspects you for sharp items of clothing and then makes you remove them before you can sit on their furniture.
Years ago a friend and I stayed with friends of her parents, while on holiday. the lady of the house was pretty fearsome- tall in all directions and with quite a temper. as well as her husband and children, they had her old mother living with them.
Early one morning, I woke up to an almighty row, in which my hostess was screaming at the old woman "you'll be getting that pill in your tea and that will be the end of you, you old bitch" Pulled the pillows over my head and went back to sleep. Got up a few hours later to find that "Granny is gone...to the local nursing home"! Hmm. That very day they dug a huge hole in the back garden to "bury a wasps nest"- I couldn't get out of there quickly enough!
Some of these are insane!
My worst one is that XMIL invites me and DS round and then leaves us sitting in the living room for an hour while she cleans the kitchen, and does general hoovering
Now she looks after him when I work at weekends so I don't have to be there
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