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#1 pencil

Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:56 PM

My TV is always left on the kids channel, so each night when I go to bed and turn it on the teletubbies are on.

For some reason I always think of the teletubbies as babies that have been left alone, and are just waiting for their parents to return. They have things to help them look after themselves, but always seem really bored. It's like they've been left with one video so they watch it over and over again, each time pretending it's something new and exciting. They cuddle each other as comfort at bedtime and put themselves to bed.

When are their parents coming back!? It's so sad.

#2 BadCat

Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:01 PM

Overthinking.  You're doing it right.  laughing2.gif

#3 Squeekums Da Feral

Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:10 PM

You could stand it on tv to figure these things out?
My tv has never seen teletubbies and wont be anytime soon lol

#4 Ducky*Fuzz

Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:11 PM

Strange post...

#5 RichardParker

Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:19 PM

Take some acid, then watch teletubbies.  It will all make sense.

#6 *Lib*

Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:20 PM

QUOTE (BadCat @ 27/11/2012, 10:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Overthinking.  You're doing it right.  laughing2.gif


#7 Black Velvet

Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:24 PM

I want that vacuum cleaner thing.

#8 Ireckon

Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:24 PM

QUOTE (BadCat @ 27/11/2012, 11:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Overthinking.  You're doing it right.  laughing2.gif

We should go for an end of year thread that involves nothing but overthinking.

Like, I don't need to go to the toilet at 2.55pm, but I know I will need to go at 3.25pm when I am picking the kids up, so should I force myself to go at 2.55pm even when I don't need to, so I don't get caught out a the bus stop, or should I just live life on the edge and run the risk of crapping my daks?

#9 Squeekums Da Feral

Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:28 PM

Greenbag, Been there, done that and it still made no sense lol

Edit dp

Edited by squeekums, 27 November 2012 - 10:30 PM.

#10 CallMeFeral

Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:42 PM

Teletubbies don't want their parents back. They are babies with the run of the house.


#11 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:53 PM

Don't tell me they are still going! I had just managed to erase all memory of these annoying things from my brain. Thanks heaps! And the vacuum cleaner was, I think, Noo Noo.

Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa Laa, Po, Teletubbies, Teletubbies......

#12 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:54 PM

Like, I don't need to go to the toilet at 2.55pm, but I know I will need to go at 3.25pm when I am picking the kids up, so should I force myself to go at 2.55pm even when I don't need to, so I don't get caught out a the bus stop, or should I just live life on the edge and run the risk of crapping my daks?
I do this when going to see a movie so that I don't have to leave half way through lol, pre kids it wouldn't have been a problem, but now, when ya gotta go ya gotta go lol.

#13 JingleBlitzenBells

Posted 28 November 2012 - 05:08 AM

QUOTE (Ireckon @ 27/11/2012, 11:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We should go for an end of year thread that involves nothing but overthinking.

Like, I don't need to go to the toilet at 2.55pm, but I know I will need to go at 3.25pm when I am picking the kids up, so should I force myself to go at 2.55pm even when I don't need to, so I don't get caught out a the bus stop, or should I just live life on the edge and run the risk of crapping my daks?

Is this just like "do a wee before we leave" type thing, or do you poo on demand?   My DH does that and it never ceases to amaze me how he does it.

We must be weird.  We loved Teletubbies here and yes I definitely wanted the Noo Noo.

#14 bluecardigans

Posted 28 November 2012 - 05:21 AM

Not as sad as Iggle Piggle sleeping alone on a tiny boat in the middle of the ocean every night.

#15 Alacritous~Andy

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:21 AM

QUOTE (Display anemone @ 28/11/2012, 05:21 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Not as sad as Iggle Piggle sleeping alone on a tiny boat in the middle of the ocean every night.

My DH started tearing up the first time he saw the ending of In the Night Garden, because apparently he thinks it is a viking funeral for Iggle Piggle.  He thinks the garden is his heaven.

DH is a known overthinker. wink.gif


Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:54 AM

Both my DDs forced me into buying the teletubbies iPod game for them. Like honestly? I hear it load up and I shudder.

#17 Velvetta

Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:04 AM

I thought they'd passed their genes on to the Night Garden creatures. Same planet anyway.

#18 EBeditor

Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:09 AM

They are aliens who take the form of babies. Their bumbling appearance masks their true purpose as surveillance agents on earth.

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