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Does anyone still do Janet and Roy?
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WildFlowerBees · 28/10/2021 19:38

We did one once to friends who were getting married they were really very stressed about who these people were who would be attending their wedding with their small children.

Are they still going? I'd do one for someone.

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Drivingish · 31/10/2021 13:57

I'll happily send one from South Wales but don't know whether to ask for one, not sure if the recipients I have in mind will get the joke.

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labazslovesliving · 31/10/2021 14:28

yes please don't have anyone to send one too so I would happily send one to someone I am in Worcestershire

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Coffee4Queen · 31/10/2021 15:24

@labazslovesliving ooh yes please! If no one has contacted you yet I’d love for you to send one to my IL’s Grin

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Coffee4Queen · 31/10/2021 15:26

I’m also happy to send one back from London if anyone is interested.

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WildFlowerBees · 31/10/2021 19:29

I'm in the South West and will happily send a card.

I'd love one sent from anywhere.

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Someaddedsugar · 31/10/2021 21:26

I’m in the north east if anyone wants one from here. I’d love a card and happy with anywhere Smile.

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Zarene · 31/10/2021 21:29

Janet and Roy send my DBro a Cliff Richard calendar every year. He is baffled.

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Christmas101 · 31/10/2021 22:17

@Zarene

Janet and Roy send my DBro a Cliff Richard calendar every year. He is baffled.

GrinGrinGrin
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Thefartingsofaofdenmarkstreet · 31/10/2021 22:23

We did it one year - we chose our recipient very carefully, as people we knew might know a Janet and Roy style couple and would see the funny side when it was revealed, and when DH went to a different city for work he posted it. We spent quite a lot of time constructing our letter as well, using the MN thread for inspiration. It worked an absolute treat, they were genuinely confused!

Can never really do it again, because we told everyone about our great prank!

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Rummikub · 31/10/2021 22:26

@Mummylin

Seeing Janet & Roy coming round once again reminded me, I have never told my brother and sil the truth, I was very lucky and my writer sent 3 cards the last one stating they would be arriving in their caravan with the 5 dogs, but they could just park outside their house so not to go to any trouble ! And this is from 7 yrs ago , time to fess up or leave it ?

😂😂 hilarious!

Noooo don’t confess!
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Christmas101 · 31/10/2021 22:30

I thought the point was that there was one letter. Which the posters on the thread constructed (so that regular Janet and Roy recipients could see how the family was getting on)? And then everyone printed and posted that? Grin

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WellTidy · 31/10/2021 22:31

Happy to send one from London

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Capferret · 31/10/2021 23:05

@Bananasandevap
You’re on.
Pm me some time in November with a few details and the address.😂

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KloppsTeeth · 31/10/2021 23:53

@Zarene

Janet and Roy send my DBro a Cliff Richard calendar every year. He is baffled.

Grin I must go and find a calendar for my brother!

Happy to send a Janet and Roy from the Midlands.
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lozabella · 01/11/2021 22:33

Oh please can I join! I've wanted to do this for years. My mom and stepdad are caravanners and randomly meet and make friends with people on their travels so this would be amazing for them. Happy to write on from the Midlands (Birmingham).

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NorthSouthcatlady · 02/11/2021 09:06

@Mummylin love this!!

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Not2daySatan · 02/11/2021 17:51

@Zarene

Janet and Roy send my DBro a Cliff Richard calendar every year. He is baffled.

Oh man, that's bloody brilliant 😂😂
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LennyMurdoch · 02/11/2021 17:58

@WildFlowerBees

We did one once to friends who were getting married they were really very stressed about who these people were who would be attending their wedding with their small children.

Are they still going? I'd do one for someone.



You have done this to friends who got quite stressed yet you still want to do it again?
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RussianSpy101 · 02/11/2021 18:06

@lozabella I will happily do one for your parents!
Will someone do one for my incase who have a camper van (it can come from anywhere)

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RussianSpy101 · 02/11/2021 18:06

Oops *for my inlaws

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CommonRoom · 02/12/2021 21:51

I'm sure Janet and Roy's friends will be fascinated by what they got up to in 2021. The dates all all their covid and flu jabs plus side effects. Details about their postponed Easter holiday etc.

Please will someone write one and I will happily send?

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HelplesslyHoping · 02/12/2021 22:05

My colleague who goes to France for christmas sends some for us. We've got 2 couples receiving them this year- I might tell her of your caravan idea @Mummylin Grin

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N0RKS · 02/12/2021 22:18

And there’s this…

www.closetohand.co.uk/onemorecard

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00100001 · 02/12/2021 23:26

@CommonRoom

I'm sure Janet and Roy's friends will be fascinated by what they got up to in 2021. The dates all all their covid and flu jabs plus side effects. Details about their postponed Easter holiday etc.

Please will someone write one and I will happily send?

Dear SO and SO,

What a year! IT;s been nonstop in our house all year.

We rang the new year in with a feeling of excitement about how things will be so much better this year and how we were so very looking forward to our three time post-poned trip to Egypt. (You know how Roy loves the pyramids, and was so looking forward to it each time) We were due to fly on the 17th of January - very exciting. But, it got postponed again until around the Easter period. I wasn't sure we'd be able to go, after all, that's Marge's birthday, And I didn't like to upset the vicar by not attending the Easter service for another year. However as Roy quite rightly pointed out, the insurance wouldn't pay out if we cancelled it, and it was costing us over £4000. So, we committed to going on the 2nd of April. We then enjoyed jolly fun games of "Guess the Travel List Colour of Egypt Today" - Roy, the little stuck in the mud, always chose Amber. But I liked to mix it up a bit and even sometimes declared green - just for fun! That kept us distracted from the very real possibility that we once again might have to rebook things, and change wardrobe once again.

Anyway, I hope you've had your vaccine. I shouldn't be bale to visit if you haven't - what with Roy's funny left foot. We had such a difficult time with ours. I thought we would be invited along to our surgery by letter. I waited each day for our invitation. But, after speaking to Louise at number 23. She's the same Louise you met her at the BBQ in 2012 for the Olympics. She was the one who came dressed like that Spice Girl in a dress with the union flag on it. She fell down the patio step, if you recall. She's married now and has a baby on they way. It's a boy by all accounts. They want to call him Horatio. Anyway, after speaking to her, she says that we were supposed to ring for an appointment. You would have thought, what with Roy's foot, we would have got a letter! However no, we rang the surgery and they told us to book an appointment on a website. A website! I got Adam to log us on, you know how I am with computers, it;s all Greek to me! I had my first appointment in May. The 29th I think. Although I might be confusing that with something else. Adam also booked my second appointment - the computer knew when my first one was and worked out when the second one should be. It's very clever what those boys can do with computers now, isn't it? So my second "jab" was booked in for August. I had the Pfizer jab, but Roy got offered the Astra-Zenica! Would you believe it? I did worry that us having different vaccines might make us ineligible to travel together on the train for our annual trip to London in September to see a show and do some shopping, but the very kind man on the phone assured us we'd be OK. I remained quite cautious. Because I felt a little unwell and a bot out of sorts for around 3 days after jabs, and as this disease is asymptomatic, I might not be displaying nay signs of side-effects, but still have them. So we decided we'd sit in different compartments for the journey. I sat as the forward of the train, as I do suffer with travel sickness more than Roy. He sat near the back of the train and struck up conversation with a lovely young lady called Sophie. We're going to have supper with her in the new year, I'm thinking of cooking a beef wellington, but I'm not sure if she's vegetarian.

Adam, I mentioned earlier, is doing ever so well, he's living in Birmingham now - in what I am led to believe is a lovely little 3 bed house. I of course haven't visited yet, he's been very busy - what with his new job and all. He's a deputy head teacher now. He's been there since the end of August. I speak to him every Thursday still, we do so look forward to our chats. I must say though, I don't like the curtains he's picked out for his living room, so I'll send him some new ones for Christmas, I'm sure he'll be thrilled. They're a lovely floral pattern full of yellows, greens and oranges.

I do hope your little one is doing well, they must be all grown up by now. I think I last saw them when they were 7? Perhaps? Yes, it must be 7 because they were into roller skates at the time.



Do have a most wonderful Christmas - do write back!

Janet and Roy
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Lalliella · 03/12/2021 08:08

Umm - GDPR?!!

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