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Mumsnetters please prove my DH wrong - ideas please!!

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SilverLining Mon 23-May-11 21:39:14

Please help me! My DH has to arrange his annual boys weekend away and he needs a theme for the Saturday night! I've tried my best but he poo poos everything I say so eventually I said I bet Mumsnet can come up with something! Previous years have had 70s pop stars, James Bond, 80s break dancers - you get the picture! Any thoughts??? Please!!! Thanks in advance!

thisisyesterday Mon 23-May-11 21:43:51

wrestling!

SarkyLady Mon 23-May-11 21:44:26

Gangsters?

Besom Mon 23-May-11 21:45:31

super heros?

ColonelBrandonsBiggestGroupie Mon 23-May-11 21:46:01

Dead rock stars

Film villains

Sporting legends

Valpollicella Mon 23-May-11 21:48:22

I second wrestling...proper WWF from the late 80's/early 90's grin

Or classic computer game heroes...Mario, Donkey Kong, Street Fighter etc

fivegomadindorset Mon 23-May-11 21:49:39

Wrestling sounds good.

Female actresses?

Folk Mon 23-May-11 21:51:43

Famous people who share your first name - always a winner grin

thisisyesterday Mon 23-May-11 21:51:43

star wars

SarkyLady Mon 23-May-11 21:52:11

Computer game heroes is genius

SilverLining Mon 23-May-11 21:53:30

Oh fab everyone - thanks so much!! Will propose your ideas - watch this space......!!! Thankyou!!!

Besom Mon 23-May-11 21:58:42

Like that one Folk - will remember that.

SarkyLady Mon 23-May-11 22:00:31

Ooh 'famous people who share your first name' would be a nightmare for me. Can only think of a radio 4 presentersmile

SlinkyB Mon 23-May-11 22:01:23

What about choosing a letter and having to fancy-dress in something beginning with that letter? (have heard of 'P' parties for example, where people come as pimps, priests, popstars, pineapples?!). 'Where's Wally?' also seems a popular fancy-dress theme at the moment too...

supadupapupascupa Mon 23-May-11 22:03:26

scooby doo

ithaka Mon 23-May-11 22:09:21

Sporting legends (we have done that and had everything from Jocky Wilson to Shergar)
Pirates
Posh totty

Valpollicella Mon 23-May-11 23:24:24

Hanna Barbera cartoons grin

heymammy Fri 27-May-11 22:10:19

Drag queens grin

DoubleDegreeStudent Mon 06-Jun-11 22:51:33

Alter ego?
Childhood ambitions?
Not sure if it would work as well for this situation but a friend had a fancy dress party and the theme was shipwrecked - boys bought cheap suits and ripped them/generally trashed them, or wore armbands and life jackets/made little skirts out of bits of sacking (and novelty coconut bras of course).

stealthsquiggle Mon 06-Jun-11 22:58:37

dress as an adjective? it's hard to theme the rest of the party, though..

I like the letter idea.

or (boringly) a beach party?

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