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To get myself an adult Micro Scooter

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pigletmania · 21/06/2013 21:54

I got dd 6 a Micro maxi scooter which she loves, trouble is I want one too. I would love te adult kick board one. Well am I U

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FishfingersAreOK · 21/06/2013 22:02

No! When we got DD 7 & DS 5 them for Christmas DH & I got one for us to share. He sometimes takes it to the station (much quicker than wallking) and I use it to take DD to brownies. Is fun and quick. Also means a pop to the shops is wayyyy quicker. Do it!


OTheHugeManatee · 21/06/2013 22:02

YABU. You will look like a tit.


FishfingersAreOK · 21/06/2013 22:03

I look like a tit then. And I do not care Grin. And excuse typos ^


soontobeburns · 21/06/2013 22:06

Is that similar to a flicker? I was saying to my granda today I want one to go to and from work Grin


Kasterborous · 21/06/2013 22:09

Oh no, UANBU I would love one too. As I'm only 4ft 11 tall if I went fast enough so that no one could see my wrinkles though my fat arse might give me away they might think I was a child!


Fakebook · 21/06/2013 22:13

There's a woman who lives near us who scooters to school and back with her 3 children. It's hilarious watching them scoot past us almost every morning. I wouldn't use one myself.


Passthesaltdear · 21/06/2013 22:13

There is a mum near here who has one and while I can see that it's a quick and fun way to get around I can't help thinking she looks a bit of a tit whenever I see herSmile


Beamur · 21/06/2013 22:15

When I think no-one is looking I get out DSD's scooter and join DD for a scoot up the road - she thinks it's hilarious and I can take the neighbours disapproving. (But I have lovely neighbours and they are more likely to want a go themselves..)
YANBU go for it. Carpe diem and all that.


FariesDoExist · 21/06/2013 22:17

YABU. However quick or 'fun' it is you will look ridiculous! I've seen quite a few adults zooming along to work and I find it really hard not to burst out laughing in their face as they race along the pavement.

Can you imagine a grown adult bouncing along the pavement on a space hopper? Or skipping to the shops?


Skygirls · 21/06/2013 22:20

I got my DH one for his birthday. It's great for his commuting, but the real reason is to keep up with the kids when they're on theirs.

I sometimes use it much fun.

And I don't care if people think I look like a tit. I stopped worrying about what other people thought a long time ago.

At least I'm having fun and haven't forgotten the joy that simple scooting with the kids can bring. Smile


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Breatheslowly · 21/06/2013 22:21

I want one too. Which one are you going to get?


Skygirls · 21/06/2013 22:23

Oooo.... I would love to space hopper down the pavement!
And I often skip with my DC because they want me to.

No harm in it and keeps you young.....

Off to tie my hair in pigtails and find the space hopper in the loft.....Grin


Wiifitmama · 21/06/2013 22:26

Why does anyone care what they look like to others???

Just wanted to say that my eldest ds has the adult kick board micro scooter and I wouldn't recomend it. It is extremely heavy and was designed for teenagers who do tricks on ramps and things. We got it when he outgrew the little blue ones as at the time they had not come out with the maxi one. If you are going to get one as an adult, go for one of the two wheeled micro scooters which are much lighter weight and most of them fold too.


FariesDoExist · 21/06/2013 22:42

skygirls Oh I don't just mean ordinary skipping, I mean skipping along the street with an actual skipping rope. I bet you don't do that?


pigletmania · 21/06/2013 23:02

Oh dear I will look like a tit Blush, but nevermind I don't care what people think

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pigletmania · 21/06/2013 23:04

Just because your an adult does no mean you have to be boring

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AudrinaAdare · 21/06/2013 23:07

Good for you, OP.

I would love to scoot, skip or space-hop to places but I fear I would be sectioned. Might just pave over our garden instead. The DC never go on the grass and all it does it fecking grow...


ChippingInWiredOnCoffee · 21/06/2013 23:09

I would never use the kids ones - no, not me.



Skygirls · 21/06/2013 23:15

No Faries I don't skip with a rope down the street as

  1. I don't have a skipping rope
  2. I'd probably get tangled, fall flat on my face and have to call out plaintively for help.
  3. I'd hit someone in the face with the rope and be done for assault.....

    Grin Grin Grin

Chandras · 21/06/2013 23:16

Does anybody has a link? I want one too! (I should be a tit too, but who cares?)


greencolorpack · 21/06/2013 23:17

I go around on rollerblades at the weekend. Nothing wrong with it.


Skygirls · 21/06/2013 23:18


Balaboosta · 22/06/2013 06:30

Get the razor scooter with ted wheels off amazon. Micoscooter too heavy and expensive.


wanderings · 22/06/2013 07:13

When they first became fashionable in the very late 90's, wasn't there are craze for adults using them, especially the mums who had just taken their children to school, who would then ride one back home?

I got one as an adult, and I like rollerblades too!

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