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Is this what we really look like? ;)

(42 Posts)
Nelliemoser Sun 11-Feb-18 14:02:45

How many others of us Grans look as good as this lot. grin

MissAdventure Sun 11-Feb-18 14:04:08

I do! And then I wake up. grin

Nelliemoser Sun 11-Feb-18 14:04:17

Oh sorry I forgot to say this was taken from the GN facebook page .

Maggiemaybe Sun 11-Feb-18 14:06:10

Goodness, I look nothing like that! I've nowhere near as many laugh lines. wink

FarNorth Sun 11-Feb-18 14:16:15

A granny can be 32, legally.

Jalima1108 Sun 11-Feb-18 14:20:58

I'm the blonde one

glammanana Sun 11-Feb-18 14:26:29

Airbrushing is a fantastic tool,though the neck does give the game away. "meaow"

Nonnie Sun 11-Feb-18 14:49:27

and the hands glamma

Granny23 Sun 11-Feb-18 14:57:28

At first glance I thought this was an advert for false teeth grin

nanaK54 Sun 11-Feb-18 14:59:09

Oh yes I look exactly like those my dreams grin

Kittye Sun 11-Feb-18 15:46:22

no jalima that's me ?

Katek Sun 11-Feb-18 15:51:45

I wish.......

GrandmaMoira Sun 11-Feb-18 15:53:57

I've just had a look at the FB page and most of the women look about 40. I'm sure Grans of that age are in a small minority. There's only a couple of pictures of mature grans.

kittylester Sun 11-Feb-18 16:09:57

Obviously, Nellie, don't you remember!

annodomini Sun 11-Feb-18 16:53:25

Rent a gran?

MamaCaz Sun 11-Feb-18 17:02:35

It's not long since I had a little moan about the stereotypical short, grey-haired 'gran' images used on the Gransnet Facebook page , so to me, this is an improvement - I never looked as good as those women even when I was young, but I can dream grin

Chewbacca Sun 11-Feb-18 17:10:28

I'm the one at the back waving my hand in the air. I'm 64 but I'm wearing well, don't you think? ?

DanniRae Sun 11-Feb-18 17:16:16

Actually my two chins aren't nearly as scrawny! wink

Chewbacca Sun 11-Feb-18 17:19:18

As you can see, I definitely don't have any bingo wings, thread veins, gnarled knuckles or age spots on my beautifully toned and tanned arms. As is the case, naturally.

Jalima1108 Sun 11-Feb-18 17:32:58

The man in the picture looks a tad old for the likes of us young grannies don't you think?

harrigran Mon 12-Feb-18 08:35:31

Well I did look like the MOTB when DD married but I was only 46 when she tied the knot.

FarNorth Mon 12-Feb-18 12:19:29

To be fair, I think only the MOTB, in the picture, and her DH (presumably) are meant to be the oldies.

So the rest of you who are in the picture with them are quite unusual.
Had you not realised?

LucyGransnet (GNHQ) Mon 12-Feb-18 12:39:25

FarNorth you've hit the nail on the head - minus the 'oldies' reference, of course grin

We do try to use a range of ages when using pictures anywhere - we feel it's only fair to represent our younger and older members, after all!

Jalima1108 Mon 12-Feb-18 14:46:00

I don't think the MOTB looks great - hair is not good, that thing on the side of her head is too twee, wrong colour and that pale pink is too insipid.
Oh - and her fingernails are too red

Now I will go away and hide from the brickbats.

Jalima1108 Mon 12-Feb-18 14:47:19

ps and the FOTB seems to be having a bit too much fun with the bridesmaids