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What is YOUR buggy quotient?

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musttidyupmusttidyup Sun 14-Aug-11 22:51:51

DH (and DSs and SIL and, in fact, mostly everyone) mercilessly takes the piss out of my buggy obsessions....but I know I'm just a small fish....so...gonna write my buggy train (as I remember it) and invite you to do the same smile
in my defense (not that I need to defend myself) I have 3 DCs and all my buggies have been needed for various functions at various time, and Ive never had more that 5 at a time.
So.....
Quinny Buzz
Maclaren Quest
Maclaren Techno (1)
Mamas and Papas Pliko
Phil and Teds Sport
Maclaren Techno (2)
Maclaren Triumph
Maclaren Techno (3)
Bebe Confort Loola
Bugaboo Bee

Number of years = 4.3
Number of buggies = 10
Number 0f children = 3

Sooooo
Buggy Quotient = (10/(4.3x3))=0.775 buggies per child per year.
10 divided by (4.3x3)
Acceptable yes????

0.775

5inthebed Sun 14-Aug-11 22:58:37

2.409 (3 children over 8.3 years)

However, if I was just doing DS3 it would be 14.482, and rising blush

Tiggywunkle Sun 14-Aug-11 22:58:54

Lol I have more than ten in the house at present and two more arriving this week....in fact I can't work out how many I do have...hmm...that's bad!

suzie38 Sun 14-Aug-11 23:00:44

Maximum i had at any one time was 19...Now have 10 in my possession, 11 either tomorrow or Tuesday.

Tiggywunkle Sun 14-Aug-11 23:00:44

I think it's 17....but I keep losing count....

Tiggywunkle Sun 14-Aug-11 23:01:24

Phew! I'm not as bad as Suzie grin

FromGirders Sun 14-Aug-11 23:02:04

0.03
Only on my second pram, and I'm a CM. (I've only counted the children who've actually used the pram though).

LawrieMarlow Sun 14-Aug-11 23:05:24

Have had 5 buggies for two children, over 5.4 years. And two of those were mistakes.

LawrieMarlow Sun 14-Aug-11 23:05:52

The buggies being mistakes rather than the children grin

aswellasyou Sun 14-Aug-11 23:09:11

Mine's 10!!grin It's about to be 11.16 though.wink Maximum at one time was only 5 though. Or maybe 6.

mammyemcbe Sun 14-Aug-11 23:12:22

I've had 8 buggies for 5 children over 8 years so not too bad grin

Tiggywunkle Sun 14-Aug-11 23:15:16

Lol Lawrie :O

suzie38 Sun 14-Aug-11 23:16:28

My quotient is 16.9

MonkeysPunk Sun 14-Aug-11 23:16:36

Coach built pram from charity shop, worn suedette top no idea what brand.1992
A maclaren with layback.1992
Hauck mint and pink striped Minnie mouse pram. Apollo? 1993
Britax travel system (freebie) 2002
Maclaren techno (freebie) 2002
Landrover (not free!)
Phil and teds e3 v1 import from usa 2003
Bertini bidwell with toddler seat (ebay)
Twin wayrarer (ebay)
Mothercare twin umbrella (ebay)
Maclaren triumph pink
2 x silvercross wayfarers (ebay)
Maclaren volo (red with mesh seat)
Pedigree sport with. toddler seat
Twin mb terrain (ebay)
Fisher price stand n ride
Babytrend Swan sit n stand
Nipper 360
Mamas and papas sherpa
Silver cross classic velvet
Silver cross grosvenor
Bugaboo bee+
Bugaboo cameleon
Maclaren triumph green
Maclaren xlr
Maclaren techno xt
Maclaren candy volo
Bjcm
Bjc elite
BJ summit xc
Baby jogger perforance (old)
Baby jogger twinner
Mb swift
Uppababy Vista

That's just what I can remember now...there may have been more...some I've had more than once.

Forgottensomething Sun 14-Aug-11 23:16:41

Ds 1

Urban detour
Combi dash
Jive
Loola
Hack infinity
Bugaboo frog
Mamas freestyler
Mamas pliko
Maclaren xt
Obaby stroller
Quinny zapp
Jive
Mamas aria
Mamas ziko
Maclaren Xlr
Silver cross dazzle
Micky mouse cheap thing
Petite zia

Ds2 (4 months )
Quinny buzz
Bugaboo bee
Bugaboo camelon
Sold the buzz - hated it
Sold the bee for cash but there's an ex display one at Mothercare I'm debating getting tommorow... 315 but if they'll give me the 15% off and got 45 in coupons then it would be 220 odd hmmmm...

MonkeysPunk Sun 14-Aug-11 23:18:06

For 4 kids over a number of years.

Forgottensomething Sun 14-Aug-11 23:19:55

And a hack shopper thing sure there's more...

nomorelego Sun 14-Aug-11 23:25:22

Oh my goodness <faints>

I've had a pram, a small folding buggy (both new) and a double buggy (second hand). I don't even know what they were called.

That's 3/(5x2)=0.3

Tiggywunkle Sun 14-Aug-11 23:49:12

Mine is only 4.3 grin I bought the right pushchair for No 1....it's when I got into the realms of doubles that it got interesting smile

michaelbooblie Sun 14-Aug-11 23:55:54

Sorry to hijack thread, but since there is knowlegable folks here, do you know if the zapp xtra is any good?

FriggFRIGG Mon 15-Aug-11 00:18:45

Oh christ dont make me list them all again....lets just say its more than 20....for two DC over 3 yearsblush
ive no idea what the math is though...

im not as bad as suzie though grin

MonkeysPunk Mon 15-Aug-11 08:13:58

I forgot the Micralite fastfold and Micralite superlite from my list....

HookADuck Mon 15-Aug-11 08:15:55

Why? Seriously why would you need or even want them?

moomin156 Mon 15-Aug-11 08:24:25

OMG i am shocked at the number of prams/buggies people have had. I am on DD1 and she is 21 weeks old. Is this going to happen to me, buying the first pram/pushcahir was worse than choosing a new car.
Why do you people keep changing them??? and why were some mistakes??

thestringcheeseincident Mon 15-Aug-11 08:27:13

What a waste of money. I can't believe it.

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