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to have said no when MIL asked me if I wanted

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Blandmum · 06/01/2008 17:33

a cheese board for my next birthday?

I say no, and may well have made a face a little like

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Scootergrrrl · 06/01/2008 17:34

My mother thinks DH and I are obssesed with cheese.. last Christmas, a cheese board with integral knives in the base and this year a magnetic set of... cheese knives. Sadly, she doesn't ask so I don't get to go


poppy34 · 06/01/2008 17:35

-any reason why you'd want one (yanbu!!) -are you planning on holding a wine and cheese party or bringing back the old favourite of pineapple/cheese on sticks?


constancereader · 06/01/2008 17:35

was she cross?


HairyIrene · 06/01/2008 17:35

sure it wasnt chess?

she got the mess-cheese then?


Blandmum · 06/01/2008 17:35

No, she laughed

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Kneehighinnappies · 06/01/2008 17:35

He he he MIL when will they learn
Mine has learnt she gave me money for xmas and said buy yourself something nice that you want as you alwyas take my gifts back


Buckets · 06/01/2008 17:36

Did you say 'No' or 'no thanks'?


oxocube · 06/01/2008 17:37

Ooh, I would like one . I am being serious . But then I ask for things like mini blenders and kitchen knives for Christmas!


paros · 06/01/2008 17:59

I wanted a vacumn cleaner for christmas and I got one . How sad am I . LOL


Tortington · 06/01/2008 18:03

thats pretty sad


littlelapin · 06/01/2008 18:06

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DoubleBluff · 06/01/2008 18:08

Would love a chheseboard.


oxocube · 06/01/2008 18:11

Maybe we could swap MILs MB. I'll get your cheeseboard and you'll get ..................FA


itsahardknocklife · 06/01/2008 18:12

lol at hairyirene's post

Is there any reason why she thought you might like a cheeseboard?


nodder · 06/01/2008 18:16

My mil asked me on friday If I wanted an all in one corset undergarment for my 30th Birthday!!! I was so shocked I cut my self with a bread knife. (I was making her a sandwich, not being a piggy)


itsahardknocklife · 06/01/2008 18:18

oh my god! I can't believe she asked that while you were holding a knife...

Mind you, at least you get prezzies - I have never got a birthday prezzie from my in-laws.


candypandy · 06/01/2008 18:19

it was nice of her to ask you in the first place
not a really weird thing to want to buy either
i think YABU not to say "no thank you" but to be so offended that someone wanted to buy you a cheeseboard!


oxocube · 06/01/2008 18:19

Are you sure it wasn't a cheese knife nodder?


candypandy · 06/01/2008 18:19

i mean at least she tried


oxocube · 06/01/2008 18:21

I don't think MB is offended candy, just a little and maybe a tad


Twiglett · 06/01/2008 18:22

what a nice present


love cheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeese

all things cheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeese
(unless we're talking the cheese with fruit in cos that's not right)


candypandy · 06/01/2008 18:24

ok to be so at someone wanting to buy you a cheeseboard! it's boring but y'know
i mean is one really that far above it?


BroccoliSpears · 06/01/2008 18:29

Ooh I'd love a nice cheeseboard.


Kbear · 06/01/2008 18:34

I got three pairs of scissors from MIL for my birthday once. I'm trying to work out if a cheeseboard is better than three pairs of scissors. They were in a block. They are useful but NOT a birthday present.

What is wrong with MILs?

Ungrateful bear.


Twiglett · 06/01/2008 18:36

I was bought a crystal cake stand (an old 50's cake stand) for christmas by a very good friend

and I just lurve it

how old am I?

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