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Being latched onto abroad! NOW

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Poisongirl81 · 29/06/2017 07:20

Help! We don't want to appear rude but we are in Spain with my toddler and another couple have latched onto us for a week now...they have 3 dc and are different ages to ours πŸ™‚ today we got up early to put towels down but they spotted us and so sad next to us...again! We can't move our towels now as it would be rude. We just want to chill and read but they talk all day mainly at us!

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annandale · 29/06/2017 07:22

Go out for the day - go to a beach, say you've changed your mind. If they ask which one say you haven't decided. Just keep going out.

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ticketytock1 · 29/06/2017 07:23

Put on headphones and pretend you are sleeping!

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Poisongirl81 · 29/06/2017 07:24

Yesterday we went to the beach as it's at the hotel..they came with us 😯 followed us

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Poisongirl81 · 29/06/2017 07:25

And we don't want to go out as we like the pool.....aaahhh

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Zebrasinpyjamas · 29/06/2017 07:25

Next time they speak answer politely then say that you are going to read your book now and I'd like to know how you achieve that with a toddler there

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ticketytock1 · 29/06/2017 07:26

You may just need to be a bit rude. You've paid a lot of hard earned money to be there just be a bit selfish!

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Poisongirl81 · 29/06/2017 07:27

She goes to kids club for a few hours so I can read...but all we have had is their kids hassling us then.

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ticketytock1 · 29/06/2017 07:27

Oh poison it's you! I've only just realised!

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TupperwareTat · 29/06/2017 07:27

Any day trips you could go on?

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Poisongirl81 · 29/06/2017 07:28

Hello yes 😊 x

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BrutusMcDogface · 29/06/2017 07:29

You're going to have to tell them straight, or it'll ruin your holiday! You shouldn't have to go out for the day if you want to lounge by the pool!

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Poisongirl81 · 29/06/2017 07:29

They asked us to go on a day trip with them...they said they were going today and I assertively said no. Looks like they haven't gone now!

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ticketytock1 · 29/06/2017 07:29

😍 just say you are tired or feeling sick maybe... close your eyes and hopefully they will leave you alone

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OuchBollocks · 29/06/2017 07:29

Just be a bit blunt. Say "our DD is in kids club we want to have some quiet time till ourselves and don't feel like chatting sorry" then put your book in front of your face. Maybe a bit rude but then its rude to impose on people too.

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Poisongirl81 · 29/06/2017 07:29

Can you imagine if she's a mumsnetter 😁

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IHaveACrapCat · 29/06/2017 07:29

They're being ride, so you'll have to be rude back and just move. You'll never see them again after the holiday so no need to spare their feelings. They're ruining your holiday, don't let them!

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Loopytiles · 29/06/2017 07:30

Woman up and stop being so passive. just turn to your book. If their kids pester you, just politely say you're reading, then ignore them!

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Blondielongie · 29/06/2017 07:31

Tell them you've got a stinking cold and whenever they ask you something or say something ignore or say, 'huh,what? Sorry this cold is affecting my hearing. Just need to sleep' keep mishearing them. They will get fed up of you.

I wouldn't want to be obviously rude unless you have a thick skin - wouldn't want a holiday ruined by a horrible atmosphere.

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ShinyGirl · 29/06/2017 07:32

My worst nightmare. You're going to have to be rude.

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Poisongirl81 · 29/06/2017 07:32

The other day they couldn't find sunbeds so actually came and sat on the end of ours.

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Ecclesiastes · 29/06/2017 07:33

Be rude! We'll help. Imagine us all on the other sunbeds, egging you on.

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twentyfour7flash · 29/06/2017 07:34

oh gosh can't imagine anything worse! a friendly chat once or twice is cool but not this!

Just stay firm and hopefully they'll get the message :)

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Ecclesiastes · 29/06/2017 07:34

Seriously, tell them to fuck off. Essential life skill.

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PrimalLass · 29/06/2017 07:35

Put earphones in and look like you are sleeping.

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Loopytiles · 29/06/2017 07:35

When they sat on your sunbeds did you ask them to move?

If not, you should have.

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