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Miss Slinky nominations.......admit it over here.....worst competition name ever!

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calzone Fri 06-Nov-15 07:29:13

And yes, despite my horror at the name of the award, I was nominated.

Which is flattering but reminds me of cheesy beauty pageants.......

Who has been nominated on Mumsnet? Confess all.

ProcrastinatorGeneral Fri 06-Nov-15 14:58:12

I was nominated but messaged my consultant person to decline. Nooooo way was I going through that! grin

AddictedtoGreys Fri 06-Nov-15 15:25:47

I was nominated! But didn't win lol

TombStoneTessie Fri 06-Nov-15 15:45:23

Congrats calzone grin flowers

TombStoneTessie Fri 06-Nov-15 15:46:01

We need a sash emoticon

iklboo Fri 06-Nov-15 15:48:41

I do fall downstairs a lot.......

OrianaBanana Fri 06-Nov-15 17:34:45

Congratulations! I was not nominated angry

goodenoughal Fri 06-Nov-15 17:42:45

I just knew that I was going to win last year, as I'd just reached target, losing nearly 5 stone. I seriously considered not going that week I was so confused about the whole slinky thing.

I did go though and my sash now hangs proudly from my kitchen door.

tabulahrasa Fri 06-Nov-15 21:11:17

I have a sash too.

SkirkLass Sat 07-Nov-15 18:34:51

I got nominated, I feel chuffed, I joined the group on my own and didn't know anyone there. I think it's really lovely that the group nominated me, they're a friendly bunch. I'm going to take along my fat pants to next week's group grin.

TombStoneTessie Sat 07-Nov-15 19:36:26

Is it the time of year for this award then? Never heard it mentioned at club before.

tabulahrasa Sat 07-Nov-15 19:54:25

Yes it should have been done this week

ProcrastinatorGeneral Sat 07-Nov-15 23:56:18

None of the winners got a sash this year in the groups I know of. Perhaps they stopped them?

tabulahrasa Sun 08-Nov-15 00:32:55

The consultant has to buy the sashes in, some choose not to...but they should still run the competition.

BarbaraofSeville Mon 09-Nov-15 18:44:41

I agree - it's a terrible name. But I find all the SW competitions totally cringeworthy - Woman and Man of the Year, Target member of the year, Miss Slinky.

In my group the Miss Slinky winner plays rugby and is built like a rugby player. She's a lovely person and is doing really well with her weight loss - she has lost a few stone already in the time it has taken me to lose just over a stone, but slinky is the last thing she is grin.

TwoTonTessie Tue 10-Nov-15 21:46:11

I have won a Miss Slinky award too blush. It was a nice surprise and I have a lovely sash and certificate grin

ChessieFL Fri 13-Nov-15 11:34:44

I don't like the competitions although perhaps that's just down to my group. The same people always get nominated so it's always the same few who win everything. It ends up as a bit of a popularity contest in my opinion, as it comes down to how well your group know/like you so they nominate/vote for you, rather than it being due to what you've actually achieved.

ChessieFL Fri 13-Nov-15 11:35:59

Sorry, don't mean to take anything away from those who have won, as I said I think it's down to my group rather than the competitions themselves!

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