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I have a houseful of 15 & 16 year olds....anyone care to guess what they're doing?

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FlibberdeGibbet Thu 03-Jan-13 21:16:12

.... it has given me a warm and fuzzy feeling!

Horsemad Thu 03-Jan-13 21:17:00

making pom poms?!

Viewofthehills Thu 03-Jan-13 21:18:52

Playing Twister?

StateofConfusion Thu 03-Jan-13 21:19:00

Making a cake

SecretNutellaFix Thu 03-Jan-13 21:19:18

playing monopoly

DorsetKnobwithJingleBellsOn Thu 03-Jan-13 21:19:53

Please tell me I want to go for a bath.

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Thu 03-Jan-13 21:20:06

Half of them are washing up and the other half embroidering silken wisteria on freshly ironed tea towels?

poachedeggs Thu 03-Jan-13 21:21:10

Serving you spiked drinks?

FlibberdeGibbet Thu 03-Jan-13 21:22:44

Close Nutella - they contemplated playing monopoly, but settled on Articulate - and have now started playing PROPER OLD FASHIONED games - charades; 20 questions.

They may move onto cakes Confusion, they're looking at a baking book now!

Tis a delight to listen to - take note Daily Fail, teens can be a delight!

Startail Thu 03-Jan-13 21:23:54

Behaving, in the nicest possible way, like a bunch of 8 year olds?

(That's what DD and her two BFs are like, totally different to very teenage 11 yo DD2 and her friends).

FlibberdeGibbet Thu 03-Jan-13 21:24:09

I'll leave a pile of freshly ironed tea towels and some embroidery silks out just in case.... liking the pom pom idea as well!

Alas no washing up!

GetorfsaMotherfuckingMorrisMan Thu 03-Jan-13 21:24:19

Teens are great fun. One of dd's friends came round the other day and they both started fiddling with a telescope and talking about star charts.

GetorfsaMotherfuckingMorrisMan Thu 03-Jan-13 21:25:09

I agree startail - dd was a teenager when she was 11/12 (very tiresome) - since she has been a proper teenager she has been brilliant.

I blame High School Musical.

CaHoHoHootz Thu 03-Jan-13 21:30:48

I had a group of 18 year old boys in the house who came over with the express purpose of playing a board game. From what I could hear which was quite a lot as they were loud they were having a great time. They were playing Risk.

My three teen/young adult DC's play cards together quite often.

TheBOF Thu 03-Jan-13 21:32:40

I love teenagers grin. I was going to guess Monopoly too.

StressedoutMotherofTeens Thu 03-Jan-13 21:43:24

Brilliant! smile

StateofConfusion Thu 03-Jan-13 23:59:39

How lovely, this gives me hope that my 'teenage' 5 and 4yo may be lovely at a later age!

Cooroo Fri 04-Jan-13 07:54:13

That's lovey! I agree lots of teens are can be great. I took 10 to York for a day and never had such fun.

Ummofumbridge Fri 04-Jan-13 07:56:37

Monopoly was my guess too. My dd (14) and her friend regularly have mammoth monopoly sessions. Makes me smile

TheNebulousBoojum Fri 04-Jan-13 08:08:18

I was going to guess Twister, baking or watching Disney films.
Teens can be fantastic, my children and their friends are a consistent pleasure to have in the house.

TheNebulousBoojum Fri 04-Jan-13 08:08:52

Oh, and Miyusaki films are also a favourite.

bruffin Fri 04-Jan-13 08:09:47

I came home to find DS 17 and his girlfriend playing disney monopoly last night. They are very competative grin
My dd 15 is off for a sleepover tomorrow night which involves a murder/mystery game.
Teens are lovely

kilmuir Fri 04-Jan-13 08:11:08

Playing with a younger siblings Barbie collection

Lifeisontheup Fri 04-Jan-13 08:14:47

My teen son goes round to his mates houses to play board games, they're very competitive. He took some back to uni too.

bruffin Fri 04-Jan-13 09:26:49

I love watching my ds 17 and my mum playing rummy together.

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