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Nominations for inclusion in Mumsnet Classics

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JustineMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 25-Sep-07 09:30:39

If you think a thread warrants inclusion in our Mumsnet Classics hall of fame please post and link to it here.
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LilRedWG Tue 25-Sep-07 09:31:21

Definitely the "stupidity" thread from last week. Will find a link.....

LilRedWG Tue 25-Sep-07 09:32:45

blush it's already there. I'll go stand in a corner now blush.

Nbg Tue 25-Sep-07 09:34:52

Would the Pirate sex one be allowed?

Botbot Tue 25-Sep-07 09:34:56

I still chortle at the 'tickers' thread, but I can't find it to link to. Has it been deleted because it was in 'chat' or am I just being a dimbo?

Nbg Tue 25-Sep-07 09:35:17

Oh and Gingerbears Patent leather knicker thread!

JustineMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 25-Sep-07 09:37:27

Pirate sex and stupidity are already in by virtue of featuring in MP's talk round up which gives a thread auto qualification.

We're going to clear out the other threads in this topic that have been started, so it's easier to see what's what.

LadyTophamHatt Tue 25-Sep-07 09:38:16

although its abit cringeworthy now( at least I think so, being the one who had a replacement) the Strawberry thread was lovely.

I believe it was one of the 1st threads lost toys threads to have aresult.

policywonk Tue 25-Sep-07 09:41:57

The Strawberry one is hilarious for all the wrong reasons. The woman started out thinking MNers were unbelievably lovely, and then by the end she plainly thought she had landed in the middle of the biggest pile of soft-toy obsessives on the planet, and was desperately trying to get people to shut up and leave her alone. Or that was my reading of it, anyway. grin

ShinyHappyPeopleHoldingHands Tue 25-Sep-07 09:45:21

I want to nominate the thread where Zebra(?) said she puts her kids to bed in their school clothes to save time in the morning. I can't find it though. I can't find much these days..

Sunshinemummy Tue 25-Sep-07 09:49:04

The clone one, the zombie plan and the Jesus at breakfast I was amazed nevertheless one.

Issy Tue 25-Sep-07 09:59:03

Hi Justine: Does a thread qualify as an Mnet classic because it's amusing or are there other potential qualification criteria e.g. particularly poignant, an unusually eloquent discussion? Something made me re-read a thread I started years ago about loving one DC but being 'in love' with another and the contributions to that thread were so well written and thoughtful that for me it was a classic thread in a different kind of way (none of them mine as I was the OP). In a similar vein there was the 'muffinchops' thread, again from years ago, when dozens of women carefully and thoughtfully explored how or even if two full-on professional careers and parent-hood are compatible. Then's there's Custardo's thread about how to deal with teenagers - definitely a classic in its own right.

littlemissbossy Tue 25-Sep-07 10:06:48

The one that was entitled something like "you know you're not an earth mother" - that was one of the funniest threads ever! I've searched but I can't find itsad

tortoiseSHELL Tue 25-Sep-07 10:09:18

Well I would like to nominate this one as one of the funniest typos ever

tortoiseSHELL Tue 25-Sep-07 10:10:55

And also, the original brians

Flamesparrow Tue 25-Sep-07 10:11:09

Is the hamster stew one in there?? I looooooooved that one.

The depression story too - not a funny classic, but one that should always be around.

Flamesparrow Tue 25-Sep-07 10:12:48

Oooh oooh oooh - the one with the poor woman trying to link to a dress grin

Turquoise Tue 25-Sep-07 10:13:48

Just tried to find the bluebell woods man and it's gone, boo!

Also loved the windup ones - Jane the cleaner and the photo one with Kate and the girls.

tortoiseSHELL Tue 25-Sep-07 10:15:41

KATG photo windup

Turquoise Tue 25-Sep-07 10:16:24

I'm very fond of this one.

themildmanneredjanitor Tue 25-Sep-07 10:17:00

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

NorthernRockCod Tue 25-Sep-07 10:17:05

that one of the lazy woman too idle to playw iht ehr kid en route to hong kong

meemar Tue 25-Sep-07 10:18:05

tortoishell - just read the bob marley typo and it literally made me cry with laughter grin

Fimbo Tue 25-Sep-07 10:19:30

The one where a mn'r went to Glasgow airport personally and found Sophable's bag.

NormaStanleyFletcher Tue 25-Sep-07 10:21:49

the only one I can find with cusy's teen advice

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