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automated phone system for grandparents

(29 Posts)
Rosieroe Sat 12-Aug-17 08:54:29

I couldn't resist sharing this here

Norah Sat 12-Aug-17 20:43:06

Mum, let me treat you. please. smile

Cherrytree59 Sat 12-Aug-17 21:07:56

grin press 10 if you need Dad to bring his tools.

Greyduster Sun 13-Aug-17 07:29:21

If you've suddenly remembered that you've had tickets for a concert out of town for months and need us to pick grandson up from school tomorrow and keep him overnight, press.........

Anya Sun 13-Aug-17 07:42:45

Good one Rosie ๐Ÿ˜€

Disgruntled Sun 13-Aug-17 09:39:16


Charleygirl Sun 13-Aug-17 09:48:56

Loved it.

Persistentdonor Sun 13-Aug-17 09:56:50


Gaggi3 Sun 13-Aug-17 09:59:26

Press 12 if you've locked yourself out. ( both DDs need this one)

Heather23 Sun 13-Aug-17 10:07:22

Love it - thank you for sharing

maryeliza54 Sun 13-Aug-17 10:09:15

Great- thanks for sharing

kittylester Sun 13-Aug-17 10:20:33

If you are child 5 and need to moan about your ex-husband please press x.

If you are child 2 and you want to moan about your mother in law again please press xx

Alidoll Sun 13-Aug-17 10:30:49

And on Mumsnet

If you are a grandparent with IT issued, press 14 but I still don't work for Microsoft / Apple / in the IT field

If you are a grandparent that wants to moan about the other grandparent press 15 but have heard it all before

If you are a grandparent that wants to dictate how your daughter spends her own money (but will accept no criticism for how you spend your money) press 16 but don't expect a call back

If you are a grandparent that wants to say how easy the youth of today have it and how it was so much harder in your day and that you don't know the day you are born, please replace the handset and speak to Grandad.

Hysteria Sun 13-Aug-17 10:33:27

Love it ๐Ÿค—, really made me giggle

marmmee Sun 13-Aug-17 11:29:32

I may use that its brilliantsmile

Blinko Sun 13-Aug-17 11:42:04

Like it!

jeapurs54 Sun 13-Aug-17 11:52:06

This really gave me a chuckle, really good to share amusing items.

Smithy Sun 13-Aug-17 11:54:49

Excellent! Could be adapted to cover most scenarios.

grandMattie Sun 13-Aug-17 12:32:42

Excellent, very apt too!
I've seen the equivalent for school teachers, that was brilliant...

seemercloud Sun 13-Aug-17 12:34:46

Thank you for posting. Loved it.

Funnygran Sun 13-Aug-17 13:34:27

cherrytree59 love it!

Purpledaffodil Sun 13-Aug-17 15:26:35

Forwarded to DD. Got a wry smile emoticon and a request to know how her ironing was coming along. I THINK it was ironic ๐Ÿ˜€

jacqui67 Sun 13-Aug-17 16:54:33

Love this a real laugh out loud moment

pollyperkins Sun 13-Aug-17 17:15:40

Alidoll - thanks! Nice to hear the other side sometimes!

Tessa101 Sun 13-Aug-17 17:44:18

Brilliant I've sent it to my DDs.