Friday, 25 November 2011

If you say 'gullible' slowly, it sounds like 'oranges'...

As a small child I was a rather rambunctious, not a problem child, just full of energy and very active. My brother and I were obsessed with the movie "Home Alone" we would spend hours trying to simulate the 'traps'.

One particular solo attempt was me tying one end of a string of wool to the curtain rail and the other to the bottom of the welsh dresser, standing on a chair armed with a coat hanger I prepared for my descent.
At that minute my uncle walked into the room with a puzzled look "does your Dad let you do that?" He quizzed. "....yes" I hurriedly replied. So he, shrugged and WALKED AWAY! I couldn't belive my luck, fortunately I realised the tautness of the wool wouldn't hold my weight and I abandoned the project.
As pleased as I was at the time I can't help but shake my head in disbelief now when I think back.
So I put the question to you :

What crazy things did you get away with as a kid?

8 comments:

  1. Came here via http://itsagaylife-jamiessmiles.blogspot.com Saw the title and had a laugh.

    Had to see what it was about. Your uncle sounds like he could use some remedial adult in the room training. LOL. Too funny.

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  2. Thank you very much Carmen, One of the main goals when I write is make people laugh.
    I scooted over to your own blog, you'll find you've reached your goal. :)

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  3. I used to dream about making things like that work :D we used to make bows and arrows out of bamboo and shot at each other :O and I remember killing beckys tadpoles because I thought the sink we used as a pond was a bit fry. Of course using a oe pipe was a bit much on a 50 cm pond lol

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  4. Me and my brother had a thing for wrestling when we were younger and we had a giant stuffed Winnie the Pooh teddy, we used to jump off the top of bunk beds on to it, thankfully no limbs were broken. The worst comment I think you can see on T.v is don't try this at home, automatically my brain missed out the word don't!

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  5. Ha! Can't believe your uncle just walked away like that!

    Unfortunately, I don't have any funny stories to add. I was that lame kid who was always too afraid of getting hurt to do anything fun. lol :)

    Although, I did use my mom's favorite lipstick once to "paint" the bathroom. ;)

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  6. That's hilarious! Did you get away with it though?

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  7. I cant remember painting anything,except once I thought it would be funny to draw a scary not in mums lipstick and put it in her bag :D lol...

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