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View Poll Results: Predictions about Slammer's grand-sprog
Boy 4 14.81%
Girl 2 7.41%
Yes 6 22.22%
Doesn't matter as long as he/she is healthy 13 48.15%
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Old 25.07.2016, 21:39
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Re: The nine month countdown

Awww. He looks like a little frog.
Congratulations grandad.
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Old 25.07.2016, 22:02
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Re: The nine month countdown

Belated congrats from me as well. Grandpa is always good (not only for headaches resulted from hangovers).
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Old 25.07.2016, 22:08
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Re: The nine month countdown

Slammer, it's a pleasure to share your joy. xxx
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Old 16.08.2016, 11:43
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Re: The nine month countdown

Ten weeks in and my little buddy is hanging in there, getting bigger and bigger by the week, at the moment I am learning the lyrics to...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KJGJRd8pGE
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Old 16.08.2016, 11:49
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Ten weeks in and my little buddy is hanging in there, getting bigger and bigger by the week, at the moment I am learning the lyrics to...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KJGJRd8pGE
Is that a Pokemon in the bottom left image?
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Old 16.08.2016, 11:52
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Is that a Pokemon in the bottom left image?
Oh my god I asked my daughter the same question, she hasn´t spoken to me for a week.
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Old 16.08.2016, 11:55
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Re: The nine month countdown

Of course pictures like that lead to all kinds of daughter-winding-up-fun with photoshop.
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Old 16.08.2016, 11:58
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Re: The nine month countdown

Congrats to the happy family !
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Old 17.09.2016, 17:19
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Re: The nine month countdown

And how is Slammer´s little Slammer´s mini-Slammer a-coming along?
We have 9cm and 95g of grandkid fermenting along, it can turn and kick and grab, all is well.
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Old 17.09.2016, 17:56
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And how is Slammer´s little Slammer´s mini-Slammer a-coming along?
We have 9cm and 95g of grandkid fermenting along, it can turn and kick and grab, all is well.
It's amazing, isn't it? You can even see all the teeth still in the jaw. I'm always astounded at how quickly things develop as a foetus.

I remember seeing the first scan of my son when he was the size of a baked bean and the heart cells were already beating in a rhythm.
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Old 17.09.2016, 19:39
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It's amazing, isn't it? You can even see all the teeth still in the jaw. I'm always astounded at how quickly things develop as a foetus.

I remember seeing the first scan of my son when he was the size of a baked bean and the heart cells were already beating in a rhythm.
Amazing is the right word, I remember looking at my daughter in pictures like that.
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Old 17.09.2016, 20:09
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Amazing is the right word, I remember looking at my daughter in pictures like that.
I'd give anything to repeat those times, although about 22 years along the line.
Wish you and your daughter (and the Pokemon in the corner) all the happiness in the World.
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Old 17.09.2016, 20:11
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Re: The nine month countdown

Have you started making wooden toys yet? If you hurry there would still be enough time to make an heirloom baby bed.
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Old 18.09.2016, 09:59
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Have you started making wooden toys yet? If you hurry there would still be enough time to make an heirloom baby bed.
Nah, I got that covered. Just don´t forget the airholes.
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Old 11.10.2016, 23:47
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Re: The nine month countdown

20cm and 300g, and half way through, had a big checkup today, all is well, all where it should be, it was hanging from the roof so to speak as snug as a bug in a rug.
And although they know what it is going to be I am going to let myself be surprised, by the way, can I get one of these famous EF-polls here?
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Have you started making wooden toys yet? If you hurry there would still be enough time to make an heirloom baby bed.
I'm with Jag on this. There are some stunning wooden cots designs around. Congratulations Slammer.
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Old 12.10.2016, 09:53
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I'm with Jag on this. There are some stunning wooden cots designs around. Congratulations Slammer.
When my generation had children I, like my father before me, made footstools. Dad's were scrap wood for material, hand tools only. I used a power drill for the dowels, and old floorboards from the house I was renovating. I hope that my son/daughter will do the same, but that they don't choose a wax finish as I did. Wax really picks up every single bit of dirt and grime and keeps it for posterity.

It doesn't have to be as big a project as a clinker built rowing boat cot or bed, which I also thought about. Something useful that will be around in the house for a long time (both mine and Dad's are still about) is also a good thing. Probably best not to google "fishing boat baby bed" if you're not from a seagoing family (in fact, all the more so if you are).
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Just heard the news and I want to shout it out from the rooftops.
Slammer is going to be a GRANDDAD!
I think I can get my head around my new title.
Congratz, Slammer!
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Old 12.10.2016, 10:08
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20cm and 300g, and half way through, had a big checkup today, all is well, all where it should be, it was hanging from the roof so to speak as snug as a bug in a rug.
And although they know what it is going to be I am going to let myself be surprised, by the way, can I get one of these famous EF-polls here?
Love this thread because you can just feel Slammer's pure joy.
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Old 12.10.2016, 10:57
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Love this thread because you can just feel Slammer's pure joy.
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