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The receptionist at the swimming pool asked me....

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Panadbois Tue 09-Jun-15 21:24:01

...if I wanted an adult ticket tonight. Firstly I thought she must think I'm young looking, until my sodding DH pointed out cruelly she probably meant I looked like an OAP.
Granted, My boobs were dangling braless under my bathing suit. Granted, I am dying my hair lighter to disguise the fact I'm going grey.
But I'm 42 FFS.

I'm so depressed now sad

PenguinsandtheTantrumofDoom Tue 09-Jun-15 21:25:30

She probably just meant as opposed to having some discount or membership. smile

Gunpowder Tue 09-Jun-15 21:25:31

Noooooo! Don't think that, prob lots of people bring their kids/teens to swim without them. I bet you look fab.

nightswift Tue 09-Jun-15 21:26:04

I would assume she was adking whether i wanted adult (full price) or conession. You don't have to be an oap to qualify for a concession ticket!

Panadbois Tue 09-Jun-15 22:35:05

Thank you for your kind positive words. Probably feeling a bit lacking in the self esteem department at the mo. At least I am doing something productive about my appearance like going swimming and have started SW two weeks ago.
I don't mind looking 42. I really don't!
I am not a smoker and haven't been abroad for ten years so my face shouldn't be wrinkly!
Think maybe I should go on that programme, Ten Years

dylsmimi Tue 09-Jun-15 22:40:39

Maybe she thought you were a student? Or had a membership? Or probably just asks 'do you want an adult ticket' as it is the least offensive for those that don't ie teenagers like looking older/oaps like looking younger - so out of habit asks everyone (apart from obvious children! )

PigeonPie Tue 09-Jun-15 22:43:06

Panadbois - if it's any consolation, a telephone 'seller' rang this evening and asked to speak to Mr PigeonPie. I asked him what it was regarding as I always do and he asked if he could speak to 'my parents'.

I told him in no uncertain terms that I was the joint owner of the house and sent him off with a flea in his ear.

I'm almost 45 fgs! I don't think I sound that young and I spend quite a bit of the day on the 'phone with my work!

mumofthemonsters808 Tue 09-Jun-15 22:52:30

I really would not interpret this comment as mistaking you for an OAP. I think your Husband is winding you up.Maybe I'm being naive, but if she said this to me I'd just presume she was checking I was not a member.SO don't dwell on it, throw it away and enjoy your swimming and good luck with Sw.

Panadbois Wed 10-Jun-15 08:10:42

smile Thank you. Do I have your permission to wallop him? grin

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