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What can your parents do that you can't?

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
I only speak English and a tiny bit of French learn't from shcool days ... both my parents speak about 7 laguages each including Portugeuse for my Dad and Swahili for both of them... I'm so annoyed they never bothered to teach me any of these other laguages when I was little.

Also my dad is flipping DIY king - he's built everything in our house including the extension and cupboards from the bare planks of imported wood.

But he can't work a mobile phone or PC.. but my mum can send emails (most of the time!!!) .. Oh and twice a year I have to adjust all the digital clocks in the house and on the VCR cos no one else knows how to do it!! :D

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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    What can your parents do that you can't?

    Get over 50`s insurance.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Legally drink
    Drive
    Legally have sex :yuck: :eek:
    Buy a house
    Hmmm...the lists never ending...:chin:
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Re: What can your parents do that you can't?
    Originally posted by Miffy
    Get over 50`s insurance.

    LMAO. :)
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    My mum can tie a knot in a cherry stem with her tongue...its not fair!!:crying:
    I speak lotsa Welsh, she can say 'fish'.
    She knows how to pickle :eek2:, I, er, dont.
    She always manages to crash the compo, I dont. :p
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    My Mam can see something in Country and Western music that I cant :confused: (nor do I want to!)
    She can get away with having really short hair too, like all women of that certain age. She hasnt gone as far as to get a body wave thingy in it yet though,lol.
    My mam can write proper letters too, none of this email malarky!
    I havent written a proper letter in years!
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Vote
    Drive
    Drink legally (only 29 days!)
    Other boring adult stuff

    I can use the computer better than both of them though. We've had the same one for 8 years & my mom's only just learnt how to shut it down.

    My dad can order beer in Greek :rolleyes:
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    My mum can iron something like in one second. It's well cool. My dad can do gas engineering. Oh yea all the legal stuff that Y&S said. But I'd be willing to do it illegally for Y&S ;):naughty:

    hehe ignore me I'm in a horny mood tonight

    rich
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by TheShyBoyInTheCorner
    But I'd be willing to do it illegally for Y&S ;):naughty:
    :blush:

    Hehe...hellooooo :naughty:
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by 1st_angel
    Drink legally (only 29 days!)

    :eek:
    This means I need to get you a CD!
    I'm rappidly ruinning out of money!

    Anyway.
    My dad can do all sorts of amazing things in MS Excel
    Can ask for a blow-job in French
    Drive
    Ride a motorbike without falling off

    My mum can read the fourth Harry Potter Book in a day. I thought that was quite quick reading!
    Cook
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Skateside
    My mum can read the fourth Harry Potter Book in a day. I thought that was quite quick reading!

    Heh, i did that the day it came out :D

    My mum can speak welsh and play the piano, both of which i suck majorly at.

    Both parents can drive, and i suck at that too.

    My dad... Umm, my dad... :eek2: I don't think my dad has any talents that i can't do...
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    SkiveSkive Posts: 15,287 Skive's The Limit
    My mother can give birth! I can't

    ...at least I hope not :nervous:

    And both her and my old man can cook - something I wil never be good at!
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    they can make money
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    My parents are good cooks especially my mum.

    My dad is good at history but so am i.

    Different endless things that i cant thinkof really right now.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Skive
    My mother can give birth! I can't

    ...at least I hope not :nervous:

    And both her and my old man can cook - something I wil never be good at!


    You might then want to update your profile to make it clear you're Male - cos is don't say nothing.

    ... I was hoping for more people to post serious answers ... people so often go on about how thick and out of touch their parents are .. I thought it might be nice to touch upon things they do that we can't.

    ... oh I thought of another .... my Dad can cook really well (his mother used to cater for weddings and stuff like that and he used to help her when he was younger) ... no one ever taught me so my skills in the kitchen are very limited ... although since he started smoking after having stopped for many years his food don't taste as good as it used to (I'm told smokers lose a lot of their tasting ability) and his cooking proves that for him anyway.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by DiamondGeezer
    You might then want to update your profile to make it clear you're Male - cos is don't say nothing.

    Skive?! Not male? :lol::lol::lol:

    Um. i've thought of something my dad can do :D He can do lighting for gigs, he did the lights for U2 before they got really big. I'm sure my dad has hidden depths. I'm just still trying to find them.
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    SkiveSkive Posts: 15,287 Skive's The Limit
    Originally posted by DiamondGeezer
    You might then want to update your profile to make it clear you're Male - cos is don't say nothing.

    Cheeky bastard! :D
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    SkiveSkive Posts: 15,287 Skive's The Limit
    Originally posted by DiamondGeezer
    ... oh I thought of another .... my Dad can cook really well

    No I thought of that actually! :p
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