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if you found a secret sliding bookcase in your house?

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Hassled Sat 27-Aug-11 20:28:35

Would you go in the revealed passageway?

GilbonzoTheSecretPsych0Duck Sat 27-Aug-11 20:29:53

How could you not?! There might be a quiet padded cell with anti-children lasers down there.

AuntieMonica Sat 27-Aug-11 20:31:50

Oh good grief yes!!

I've got a real 'thing' about secret passages and tiny rooms.

I'd be in there, torch and blanket, ready to move in grin

have you found one in your house, OP


Hassled Sat 27-Aug-11 20:32:52

Even if it was an Ikea Billy bookcase you'd built yourself when there was just plain wall behind it?

PorkChopSter Sat 27-Aug-11 20:32:55

I might grab a torch first, but hell yeah!

ThePathanKhansWoman Sat 27-Aug-11 20:33:01

Might even be a secret distillery.<starts foaming at mouth>.

bran Sat 27-Aug-11 20:33:06

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cheesesarnie Sat 27-Aug-11 20:33:07 hid in it and tell no one where i am.
dd's friend has one.its their den.

cheesesarnie Sat 27-Aug-11 20:33:59

even more so hassled!what if johnny depp was down there?youd never know if you didnt look!grin

AuntieMonica Sat 27-Aug-11 20:34:01

yup, even if it was an IKEA Billy bookcase

<eyes DH's office, checks torch batteries>

DandyLioness Sat 27-Aug-11 20:34:04

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ShatnersBassoon Sat 27-Aug-11 20:34:14

No. I'd get one of the kids to take a look first.

DecapitatedLegoman Sat 27-Aug-11 20:34:58

Gilbonzo grin

DandyLioness Sat 27-Aug-11 20:35:07

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TrillianAstra Sat 27-Aug-11 20:35:28

I would wish that I was the sort of person who had an Oh Fuck Rucksack to grab!

Empusa Sat 27-Aug-11 20:36:04

Oh hell yeah. I'd be hoping it was Narnia!

Hassled Sat 27-Aug-11 20:38:34

I think I'd send a cat down first. A cat with a video recorder strapped to its neck.

bibbitybobbityhat Sat 27-Aug-11 20:38:44

I would make sure I had my glasses, a toothbrush, a change of scants, my keys and my phone first. And I would bring the guinea pigs in from their run in the garden and leave a note for dh.

But yes, I would definitely go in.

whomovedmychocolate Sat 27-Aug-11 20:38:54

We are moving and we have two secret cupboards and a priest hole. I fought DH tooth and nail about not telling the estate agent. It's so lovely when you find them for yourself (unless of course you find them by smell because something has crept into them to die). Which reminds me, must pack the stuff that's in them so I don't forget it.

DandyLioness Sat 27-Aug-11 20:40:20

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lachesis Sat 27-Aug-11 20:40:54

I will never live in the type of home that would have such a thing, so it's a moot point for me.

DandyLioness Sat 27-Aug-11 20:41:17

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Hassled Sat 27-Aug-11 20:43:37

How can you leave a house that has a priest hole? If I had a house with a priest hole I'd stay there forever.

Moodykat Sat 27-Aug-11 20:43:38

For a time I was an estate agent (I know, I know) and when showing one couple around a house I was in the master bedroom pointing out the marvellous built in wardrobes and when I opened one it was only a bloody tunnel. I exclaimed "oh my God, look, a secret passageway, how exciting!" and skipped off down it. It ended in a big gym above the garage but my word it was exciting! God knows what they thought of my skills as an agent but they did buy the house!

whomovedmychocolate Sat 27-Aug-11 20:44:05

Would have been mightily crusty if he had DandyLioness Umm no.

Aside from the dead folk in the garden we are quite normal in all other respects - well the house is.

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