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NOW CLOSED Send in your pics of your DCs dressing up as RAC patrol or playing with cars and be in with a chance of winning fab prizes

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TheOtherHelenMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 23-Nov-12 11:37:39

We're so excited about the fact you can now add photos to threads on MN that we're working with the RAC to run a photo-based competition!

You may have seen RAC's new winter TV ad which features a child RAC patrol getting his friend's vehicle started, and is meant to be a fun way of reminding people that winter driving comes with its own unique challenges. Here's what RAC says about it: "Last year we were called out to 385,000 car problems at home. This winter RAC will give you Free At Home cover if you select our Roadside and Recovery package, so we'll rescue you at the roadside, at home or take you and your car anywhere in mainland UK."

What RAC would like Mumsnetters to do is share photos of your DCs doing one or more of the following:

~ Dressing up as RAC patrol
~ Having fun playing with cars, toy garages etc
~ Just generally enjoying winter at home (we've got our fingers crossed for snow!)

So please upload your best photos - we really want to see your DCs enjoying themselves - maybe they have a favourite toy car you can't get them out of? Or perhaps they're fixated with Rory the Racing Car? Or Top Gear?! Whatever it may be, we'd love to see your photos.

There will be a prize draw open to all MNers who post a photo on this thread - one randomly selected poster will win a £70 ride-on retro Speedster and another will win a children's RAC-style patrol uniform.

RAC will then choose their top 10 from all of the photos posted on this thread. Mumsnetters will be asked to vote for their favourites in a competition running on Mumsnet in December. The 3 MNers whose photos get the most votes will win a Deluxe Metal Woody Wagon Pedal worth more than £250, a £70 ride-on retro Speedsters or a children's RAC-style patrol uniform. This will be done separately to the prize draw on this thread.

To be in with a chance of winning, post your photo(s) on this thread. We'll announce the top 10 by Thurs 6th Dec.

Thanks and good luck!

k2togm1 Mon 26-Nov-12 20:38:35

DS with tonka truck

k2togm1 Mon 26-Nov-12 20:39:24

DS with more vans and a lorry

SucksToBeMe Tue 27-Nov-12 04:41:30

The RAC left me stranded with a broken down car outside Manchester. Waited 5hrs,they never showed. thankfully a AA van went past, then reversed back to us and fixed our car. I detest the RAC. Off topic a bit sorry blush

DharmaBumpkin Tue 27-Nov-12 09:30:19

DD2 'driving her tractor' - she was sooooo delighted to find one her size!

TheOtherHelenMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 27-Nov-12 16:47:06

Great pics so far all! To answer queries about uploading from the mobile site, unfortunately it's not possible to do that yet but it's on TechMumsnet's vvv long to-do list!

aaaaagh Tue 27-Nov-12 18:21:56

Noah in his Crocodile Car

aaaaagh Tue 27-Nov-12 18:23:25

not sure why you need to click on my pic.....uh oh! Technophobe!

aaaaagh Tue 27-Nov-12 18:28:54

Slave labour! £1.50 for a full valet inside and out and they think it was a game! Shhhh!

aaaaagh Tue 27-Nov-12 18:33:03

Cleaning the roof of the car!

pinkandsparklytoo Tue 27-Nov-12 18:35:23

DS2 in his favourite vehicle

OpheliaBumps Tue 27-Nov-12 21:31:18

Team Cookie Monster busy mending a motorbike.

justshootmenow Wed 28-Nov-12 11:57:23

DS2 on the Low Loader!

justshootmenow Wed 28-Nov-12 12:01:12

DS1 "Driving" the Land Rover

justshootmenow Wed 28-Nov-12 12:02:07

Technical bugger up here is the pic

justshootmenow Wed 28-Nov-12 12:06:20

DS1 got a trade in now driving the range rover!

justshootmenow Wed 28-Nov-12 12:08:40

With his latest car

justshootmenow Wed 28-Nov-12 12:38:49

DS3 this morning with his birthday present!

mignonette Wed 28-Nov-12 20:23:15

Here is my little Biker baby

mignonette Wed 28-Nov-12 20:23:29


MissLToeishavingsantasbabyboo Wed 28-Nov-12 20:36:27

Toddly Boo getting to grips with a little light farm work

MissLToeishavingsantasbabyboo Wed 28-Nov-12 20:37:34

Teen Boo supervising the RedBull F1 team smile

MissLToeishavingsantasbabyboo Wed 28-Nov-12 20:39:15

Aah poo, will try again sad

MissLToeishavingsantasbabyboo Wed 28-Nov-12 20:43:01

Ooh they worked after all, will add the others smile as you were.

MissLToeishavingsantasbabyboo Wed 28-Nov-12 20:45:56

Toddly boo 'off for a ride with the lads'

MissLToeishavingsantasbabyboo Wed 28-Nov-12 20:52:36

Toddly boo has chosen his career smile

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