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Old 08 October 2006, 10:07   #1
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Moral dilemma

Picture the scene from last week: It's time to walk the kids to school, the wind is a howling gale, and it's raining like the world's about to end.

Is it wrong to wear a drysuit and stay dry? Or is it better to struggle with an umbrella and get wet like the other parents?

While I'm at it, is wearing a full visor Gecko acceptable on the school run?

Just wondering . . .

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Old 08 October 2006, 10:40   #2
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Is it wrong to wear a drysuit and stay dry? Or is it better to struggle with an umbrella and get wet like the other parents?

While I'm at it, is wearing a full visor Gecko acceptable on the school run?
It's only ok if the kids get to wear them too.

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Well being as you re in Brighton I would have thought a Gecko was daily wear and not out of the ordinary...

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Picture the scene from last week: It's time to walk the kids to school, the wind is a howling gale, and it's raining like the world's about to end.

Is it wrong to wear a drysuit and stay dry? Or is it better to struggle with an umbrella and get wet like the other parents?

While I'm at it, is wearing a full visor Gecko acceptable on the school run?

Just wondering . . .

John
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So.... you walk the kids to school?

Wear what you want, you've got the moral high ground!
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Picture the scene from last week: It's time to walk the kids to school, the wind is a howling gale, and it's raining like the world's about to end.

Is it wrong to wear a drysuit and stay dry? Or is it better to struggle with an umbrella and get wet like the other parents?

While I'm at it, is wearing a full visor Gecko acceptable on the school run?

Just wondering . . .

John
Yep, I've walked my godson to school with me wearing a drysuit (don't own a gecko helmet though) and him in my offshore jacket (he didn't need the trousers - it was like a dress!

He was the only kid that walked into school smiling and dry!

Not sure I'd reccommend the Gecko - they may think you're an armed robber!
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Picture the scene from last week: It's time to walk the kids to school, the wind is a howling gale, and it's raining like the world's about to end.

Is it wrong to wear a drysuit and stay dry? Or is it better to struggle with an umbrella and get wet like the other parents?

While I'm at it, is wearing a full visor Gecko acceptable on the school run?

Just wondering . . .

John
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Is it wrong to wear a drysuit and stay dry?
Hehehehehe

No! Some People got away with them at the Crimbo Do last year!


...but what about the poor kids???

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