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JustineMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 13-Jan-10 16:49:08

As some of you may know, this is our tenth year in existence and we thought it would be nice to put together a list of the top ten MN moments during those ten years - obviously not all of you are as old in the tooth as me but everyone's thoughts welcome.

So by way of a starter for ten here and distinctly off the top of my head (so don't shout if I've missed you out!) are some of our most memorable moments/mn events...

Feel free to violently disagree add your own - am sure, being so decrepit we've forgotten loads.

In no particular order...

Christening of SWMNBN and MP's apology for rockets gag
Mile 4 Maude
First live birth
Christmas appeals generally
bottom butter
tim dowling and wife - hammering it out on MN
David Cameron's massive panniers
AIBU generally
Pirate sex
Misdee and Peter and the heart transplant
Is that UCM?

FimBOW Wed 13-Jan-10 16:52:25

The outing of Judge Flounce.

WWB getting elastic as a Christmas present from her mil.

Peter and the transplant.

BoysAreLikeDogs Wed 13-Jan-10 16:55:00

The cube of poo

and the Olympic horses which I think didn't get moved from chat and has been Lost sad

PussinJimmyChoos Wed 13-Jan-10 16:57:06

The Penguin blind date thread...

Cube of poo?? Link please! <sniggers>

MNHQ - you need R Patz for an online chat to celebrate 10 years...g'wan you know you want to <hopes the MNHQ are fellow Twi-fans>

NewnameSameoldme Wed 13-Jan-10 16:58:45

OJ and Mr. OJ's monumental dignity

policygarry Wed 13-Jan-10 16:58:59

'Tim Dowling and wife' - wasn't it Jon Ronson and wife?

RolandButter Wed 13-Jan-10 16:59:27


when ermm that poster had the erm tampon problem

RolandButter Wed 13-Jan-10 17:00:20

( both re wives irrc)

when gina ford and i chatted when everyone was in a field at beetys

AND when she had her own topic "what is so special about cod"

diedandgonetodevon Wed 13-Jan-10 17:00:37

Definitely the interesting poos in strange places


Katemiss Wed 13-Jan-10 17:00:37

Kewcumber's adoption of her lovely DS?

BoysAreLikeDogs Wed 13-Jan-10 17:01:55

cube of poo here

Blackduck Wed 13-Jan-10 17:02:18

Tablecloth lady thread..
Bohemian Rapsody - PLEASE FIND THAT AGAIN!!

FimBOW Wed 13-Jan-10 17:02:32

And the thread where a poster was trying to do a link and failing miserably, I think it got moved to Classics.

RolandButter Wed 13-Jan-10 17:03:22

that was mine the rhapsody one


GhoulsAreLoud Wed 13-Jan-10 17:04:17

Is it warm and cosy where you are Roland?


MistleSnail Wed 13-Jan-10 17:05:58

Moldies (sorry)
Random Acts of kindness Thread

bibbitybobbitysantahat Wed 13-Jan-10 17:06:06

Sorry to say it cos you'll never be able to use it in any sort of formal memoir but my most memorable moment was the invasion from Bounty and the Grammer Police grin.

Also, I followed WorszelMummage's PROM and prem birth of baby George from day one - that was a long thread with a fantastic outcome.

Funniest threads ever were poems for Threadie's dead guinea pig, onebat and co posting in medieval english (have never been able to find that one again) and morningpaper's Netmums-stylee thread. And rivers of sweetcorn.

RolandButter Wed 13-Jan-10 17:06:42


lord i missed that

MistleSnail Wed 13-Jan-10 17:06:52

Oooh and the "What not to do" thread - has me in stitches every time....

RolandButter Wed 13-Jan-10 17:07:16

that one where kate and the girls found post 9/11 love

youd have to email her about that though

lottiejenkins Wed 13-Jan-10 17:07:59

Penguin blind date vote from me too!!!

RolandButter Wed 13-Jan-10 17:08:04

god and ( seriously) the one where we all volunteered to go through port authority found personal pics to see if any of them were her h's of her kids..
sad but important

MistleSnail Wed 13-Jan-10 17:08:28

Hobgoblin's story too - very moving and with a lovely outcome...

LittleMissBliss Wed 13-Jan-10 17:10:19

lisalisa's knickers.

RoyaltyIsMyOnlyDelusion Wed 13-Jan-10 17:10:31

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