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Old 08 August 2006, 14:58   #1
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Dont' Mention...

...Gina Ford! http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/help/3681938.stm

Or if you do, don't express an opinion!
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Old 08 August 2006, 15:17   #2
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richard - link didn't work for me. If you follow this one:

http://search.bbc.co.uk/cgi-bin/sear...=all&edition=d

and click first "hit" it should work. I think we should send gARf over to tell Gina what we think about censoring!

Of course if mumsnet starts censoring the posts the cornish members will just registed the domain ConrwallHatesGinaFord.com and their own forum!
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Old 08 August 2006, 15:36   #3
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It seems that they have been overwhelmed by the usual heavy handed lawyer blather. http://www.mumsnet.com/lw/state.html

FWIW I don't think much of Gina Ford's "Contented Little Baby" methods, and I'm not surprised that people have bad things to say. The people who seem to be most negative are those who have tried it and found it didn't work for them.

The system seems to work for some people though (as will almost any system) and her followers tend to be very pasionate about it, almost religious. Even her web site described itself as "The ContentedBaby.com site is a community site for Gina Ford followers" . . .

I don't know what the allegedly libellous comments were, and due to the intimidation of mumsnet.com I can't read them for myself. I suspect that Gina Ford needs to get over herself.

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John,

I think you missed the lawyers letter which cites the three latest complaints: http://www.mumsnet.com/lw/fa_dsc1.pdf

I was peeing myself laughing. She must be easily upset. Codprawn i would get on the phone to your lawyer - you should be able to make a fortune!

I'm not a big fan of Gina either - in fact if she wasn't making so much money out of this I would say she is barking mad! I can't get over the irony that she has no children herself!

Anyway I hope it doesn't ruin the Mumsnet site or make other sites jumpy about content.

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PS If Ms Ford's legal team wish to take action against me for suggesting she is barking mad - please PM me so I can pass on the correct address for the summons!
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I don't think much of Gina Ford's "Contented Little Baby" methods.

norr mee. i fink strappin likkul baybies too rokkits an fyrin dem fromm sowf lebbanon iz a bitt ova de topp. itt mite maik dem billyous.

dat jeena fawd neads a smakt boty

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Codprawn i would get on the phone to your lawyer

fuk mee dats a gud iydea. codspawn mite ennd upp wivv a meet shopp in jirsey, a ospriy vypermakks(ome bild sow itt mite nead a bitt ov werk), a tvr, a doocatti, a logg cabbin inn noofowndland an de paytent onn de ribba flikka masheen.

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I think you missed the lawyers letter which cites the three latest complaints: http://www.mumsnet.com/lw/fa_dsc1.pdf
You're right, I had. Good to see that the tradition of posting idiotic lawyer's letters is still going strong!

My opinion of Gina Ford has just dropped by a further couple of points . . .

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contented baby - my arse. more like dumb unstimulated manipulated baby regime... i believe that the uk is the only country where most of these practices exist
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Hope nothing comes of this we’re living in a nanny state as it is, if something like this is found to be unlawful just think of the implications of sites like ribnet there could be a lot of shaven headed no necks going about waving lots of paper
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Gina Ford isnt that Supernanny is she? the sturdy girl on telly? Wouldnt mind a long structured session in her "naughty corner"
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