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Embarrassing moments [blush]

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morethan2 Fri 26-Jun-20 22:49:21

I read a thread today about how miserable we all (mostly) are. I’m probably one of the worst offenders. I’ve been wracking my brain to come up with a light hearted thread. Just by chance my husband reminded me of an incident that at the time was seriously embarrassing.
We were living in married quarters in Germany and had access to the American PX. They had a much broader choice of magazines than the NAAFI.
I bought the American version of playgirl. Unbeknown(honest wink) to me it had photographs of full frontal nude men. I’d read it, shared it with girlfriends and forgotten about it. Now in married quarters it was fairly open house. Our children wandered in and out with friends all the time. So nothing particularly unusual about my 8 year old son traipsing his friends through the hall. One day as he lead four or five friends down the hall I heard him say ‘I told you we had a photograph of Flash Gordon in the nude’ I felt sick with embarrassment imagining half the estate being told Mrs Morethan has naked pictures of Flash Gordon! Anyone willing to admit something seriously embarrassing?

Doodle Fri 26-Jun-20 23:16:56

Did you have lots of mums visiting after morethan? I bet you were popular 😀

Lolo81 Fri 26-Jun-20 23:36:35

My MIL was a “trying” woman, and everyone knew it! When she passed away my BIL commissioned these huge hideous pictures with a not very flattering photo of her and one of those sickening poems in. It lived in the boot of my car for a few years and the bloody thing was indestructible, so it was eventually moved into a spare wardrobe because this thing was NOT going on a wall in my house to martyrise that woman. When we moved I spoke with hubby and we agreed to just get rid of it, he’s not the sentimental type anyway. About 3 weeks after we moved to our new place the door went and there was my old neighbours young daughter at the door. The monstrosity was at the top of the rubbish at our old place and her mum had fished it out and cleaned it for us because she thought it had got lost in the move 🙈. So yes, the monstrosity is now at the back of another bloody wardrobe and I’m convinced my MIL is looking up at us gleefully howling with laughter!!!

BlueSky Fri 26-Jun-20 23:40:21

Do women really find naked men sexy? Much better to leave something to the imagination!

merlotgran Fri 26-Jun-20 23:42:01

When our children were all small we lived in a lovely village in Norfolk with a great community. An elderly neighbour used to babysit for us and in return I would take her shopping and DH would chop firewood etc.

She helped out at DS's fourth birthday party and because we lived in a large farmhouse nobody batted an eyelid when there was much racing up and down the stairs waving novelty balloons. I did call a halt when they started running in and out of bedrooms though.

The next day I was working on the farm and Mrs S offered to do some housework. Not something I would ever refuse.

That night, as we were getting ready for bed, DH felt something under his folded pair of pyjamas. I never folded them!!

It was a deflated balloon with the rather wrinkled but definitely readable word KONKY written from top to bottom. It resembled a condom blush

DH thought it was hilarious but he wasn't the one who was going to have to take Mrs. S shopping the next day.

At least it wasn't KINKY grin

Evie64 Sat 27-Jun-20 00:06:06

I was starting my diploma course and there was a meeting with the head of education for Lambeth, Southwark & Lewisham PCT (as it was then) for her to give us a quick talk about the AMSPAR course. I was incredibly nervous as I hadn't studied since leaving college many moons previously and was convinced that I was only person in the room without a university degree (turns out I wasn't). There was tea and coffee on arrival and I was so nervous. She saw me and as we had met previously, she came over and said "Oh Hello Yvonne, how are you?". I'd just taken a large gulp of my coffee and proceeded to choke until coffee came out of my nose! She just said "Oh, are you okay", and walked away. I could have died. There was coffee and snot all down my front blush