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What would you grab if you had two minutes to leave your house?

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Menopaws Sat 17-Feb-18 19:44:28

Not in a nasty situation but just for fun, what would you grab if you had two minutes before you left your house. Apart from the obvious like children, grandchildren, pets and documents, is there something else? I have a bronze figure of two racehorses which I bought with help from my family for my 40th which I would hate to lose.

varian Sat 17-Feb-18 19:48:29

Family photos. It makes me think I should scan them all in to something more portable ( or the cloud)

Menopaws Sat 17-Feb-18 19:57:00

Yes I agree, I have memory sticks with all computer stuff inc photos in a pot so I would try and grab them too, so much easier these days but I still have loads of albums with the older pics in so a problem for me too!

FlorenceN Sat 17-Feb-18 19:57:54

My purse.

morethan2 Sat 17-Feb-18 20:10:04

My I pad, it has my photos and info and it’s the only thing that I always know were to find it.

Greenfinch Sat 17-Feb-18 20:15:24

Clean underwear grin

NanKate Sat 17-Feb-18 20:30:46

My lovely teddy.

kittylester Sat 17-Feb-18 20:39:14

DH and my bronze entitled 'where the heart is' which he bought me.

mollie Sat 17-Feb-18 20:42:53

Photographs and my iPad.

Christinefrance Sat 17-Feb-18 20:43:32

My phone and tablet.

harrigran Sat 17-Feb-18 20:44:17

My jewellery because it has great sentimental value.

MawBroon Sat 17-Feb-18 21:08:53

Hattie, picture of Paw , iPad.

Charleygirl Sat 17-Feb-18 21:10:52

Tara and my handbag

cornergran Sat 17-Feb-18 21:13:11

Handbag, phone and my Mums engagement ring.

wot Sat 17-Feb-18 21:13:50

Sophie dog, my ancient teddy and photos.

Nanabilly Sat 17-Feb-18 22:15:30

All of my scrapbook albums , they are very heavy though so I'd need a wheelbarrow.
Looking through them is like This is your Life and the fact that I spent £££££s and hours putting them together makes me treasure them though I don't look at them as often as I'd like because i just lose hours of my day
And my Suzy Marsh cat sculptures all 7 of them

Bathsheba Sat 17-Feb-18 22:17:25

Phone, car keys, coat!

Bathsheba Sat 17-Feb-18 22:20:07

.... and old photo albums. The latest stuff is on my phone or in the cloud.

dogsmother Sat 17-Feb-18 22:27:42

Probably phone and iPad

rubysong Sat 17-Feb-18 22:32:14

Also teddy and next, if there was time, a box of old photos. How important those old teddies are to lots of us.

callgirl1 Sat 17-Feb-18 22:58:13

Family photos and videos.

Synonymous Sat 17-Feb-18 22:59:50

DH with his laptop (as it has absolutely everything on it) our 'go-bags' which have all essentials for a few days and my essential oils bag and my shoulder bag - which has far too much in it!
Donkeys years ago I was working abroad and when I returned home discovered that my mum had binned my teddy as she thought he was past it sad Good job I loved her! I was so upset that she actually bought me a replacement teddy but he was just not quite the same somehow as he hadn't been through everything with me. DS loved him but then he left the children's hospital with somebody else when DS was an inpatient at 5 years old - even sadder as DS was distraught! My mum, his granny, then bought him a very large bear who he loved and has also been a favourite with all of his DC. Funny how special teddies are.

Anniebach Sun 18-Feb-18 09:07:25

Two old Nokia phones, so many text from my beloved daughter . Photographs ,iPad and a post card my grandson bought and wrote on to me when he was on his first school trip age five .

TerriBull Sun 18-Feb-18 10:07:26

My laptop, my phone both for photographs, plus genealogy material, letters, wills and grainy family photos going back to the 19th century.

jamsidedown Sun 18-Feb-18 11:08:09

Laptop, phone and purse - oh and car keys if there’s time (always keep them in the same place)