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That works great...I bet that would work even better now that my kids are teenagers and easily embarrassed. They don't necessarily have to have a fit, I might just do it traumatize them and amuse myself.
I should try that...
I like the way the baby in the shopping cart reacts. What a cutie! :)
Excellent. I usually just start singing show tunes. Works every time.
We have our satellite aimed at the VERY narrow BBC Freeview beam from England, and this ad comes on a lot. I LOVE it.First Defence works pretty well, btw...it stops about 3 out of 10 colds from forming. It can also cut the duration and intensity of the cold once it comes on. CAN. Not always.And yeah, I have done exactly this when Max was about to pitch a major warbler ages back. I wasn't that loud, but yeah, I did it. Worked like a charm, too.
Oh, yeah, I can see myself doing that. Love her little head tilt at the end: "there, made my point?" -- haven't done it with someone else's kid yet, but I've come close...
I've heard that works... lol. I just might try that.
Having once made my toddler throw up (all over the dinner table, three times) by pretending to cry one time, I am too traumatized to ever try this. It's an awesome commercial, though. And I agree with MountainMama - the look and head tilt she does after she's done tantrumming is the best part :-)WV: nogiade - a preventative for eggnog-induced hangovers?
I never tried that but once there was a kid about 6 years old jumping up and down in a shopping basket screaming at the top of his lungs, knocking stuff off the shelf. His mom was up the isle a little ways not paying any attention to him at all (probably hoping someone would take the little brat).So I strolled over and told him to shhhh, then I leaned in and whispered. "If you don't stop this right now a clown is going to come to your house and kill your parents in the night." He fell instantly silent with a dumbfounded look on his face.I walked back to where my wife was and she asked how I did that. I told her is just asked him nicely to be quiet.
I do that every time they close the bar. Not so cute though.
Randy said... So I strolled over and told him to shhhh, then I leaned in and whispered. "If you don't stop this right now a clown is going to come to your house and kill your parents in the night." He fell instantly silent with a dumbfounded look on his face.Oh God, that is just so wrong. What's even worse is that I totally pictured that kid losing his shit every time he saw a clown after that...word veri: evelosh, what Eve became after Adam invented booze.
I used to do this with my daughter, although not publicy and not as enthusiastically. It stops them in their tracks!
Randy - YOU ROCK.
I've tried this. Didn't work.
Worked with my niece. I don't take my kids to the grocery very often.