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frequent fry her - Tooth  Fairy Frequent Fry Her TM. - Tooth Fairy/Posted: 4-JUL-03
There is one thing that drives me absolutely NUTS about MIL.  If you met her in person, you would be shocked at what kind of filth comes out of her mouth.  Every other word is "F" this, "F" that.  I am always telling her to please try to watch it, as it offends me.  And, my kids are small and I don't want them hearing it.  But, then, when she mails DH cards they sound like they are from a totally different person.  For starters, it is never addressed to the family (like the Christmas cards or Easter cards).  It always is just to "son".  But the message she writes is Dear "D", Our dearest son, We think of you with every passing moment.  Then, she always signs with "God Bless".  This is weird, since I do not think that they believe in religion.  And when did Mrs. Guttermouth get so poetic?

        Signed - Not Impressed with MIL Poetry

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frequent fry her - Tooth  Fairy Frequent Fry Her TM. - Tooth Fairy/Posted: 4-JUL-03
No matter how far we move away from the IL's, they still make my life miserable.  Now, the new thing that they are mad at me for is that I won't let my 2 year old go to stay with them for a week.  We live over 1,000 miles away.  They haven't even seen DS since last June, when he was only 18 months old.  So, he does not remember them.  And, to him, I am sure they are complete strangers.  I just think that it was ridiculous of them to even ask.  Plus, when we were there last summer, DS didn't have any toys at their house and was bored.  They only have one TV in their house, and I asked (I don't know how many times) if DS could watch cartoons or one of his movies.  Well, FIL would not let him.  Instead, we had to watch golf.  They only get to see us once a year.  You'd think that they would be as nice as they could be.  Hello, it's only for a week.  Then, they got mad at me because I wanted to go over to my friend's house.  She'd had a baby too.

        Signed - Dreading This Year's Vacation

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frequent fry her - Tooth  Fairy, 1 of 4 needed Frequent Fry Her TM. - Tooth Fairy 1 of 4 /Posted: 27-AUG-02
DH and I just recently got married (about 2 months ago).  My DH and I are from different states, which are 1000 miles away from each other.  We have lived in my state for the past year and a half.  But, to please the ILs, we planned our wedding in their state.  This resulted in only 3 people in my family coming to the wedding, (my dad and 2 sisters).  But, all that aside, my MIL had some of her friends decorate our reception hall, and it indeed turned out beautiful.  I had bought disposable cameras to put out on the tables.  The purpose was for the guests to take pictures with DH and I, and then we were going to send the picture with their thank you note.  We never see these people, and we thought it would have been a nice memory.  But, after the hair and make-up appointments, my MIL went to make sure everything turned out all right.  When she saw the cameras, she snatched them all up.  She used them for her own purposes.  She is so ignorant not even to bring her own camera to her oldest son's wedding.  I should say that DH and BIL do not have 1 childhood picture.  They never took their picture, and never even bought the school pictures.  So, after the reception when I asked where the cameras were, she then informed me that she took them all.  So, I was very straightforward and asked for them back.  She said okay.  But since then, I have asked a total of 5 more times.  She refuses!  I paid for them, and by every right, they are mine and my DH's.  She called to say that she would be mailing some of DH's clothes that he left at their house, and he asked for her to please put the cameras in the box.  I nearly died when I opened the box and they were not in there.

        Signed - I Want What is MINE!

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frequent fry her - Tooth  Fairy, 2 of 4 needed Frequent Fry Her TM. - Tooth Fairy 2 of 4 /Posted: 3-SEP-02
Worst gift:  Last Christmas, my MIL gave my husband a popular game system which attaches to a TV.  I hate it, and the first version of this game that he had was the cause of many fights.  The baby didn't get fed or changed because he was addicted to a game.  So, as you can see, I was not so thrilled about this gift.  But, here is the real kicker - guess what my gift was????  An extra controller, a memory card, an extension for a controller, and a remote for the game system. Gee, thanks.

        Signed - All Played Out

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frequent fry her - Tooth  Fairy, 3 of 4 needed Frequent Fry Her TM. - Tooth Fairy 3 of 4 /Posted: 2-JUL-03
Here is an update from my August 27th post signed "I Want What is MINE!".  Well, my husband went to the IL's state to clean out a storage unit that we were renting.  MIL had all of my cameras developed.  My thoughts as to why she took them couldn't have been more correct.  For one, when I was insisting that she give them back she said, "I was really wanting to develop them for you."  I already knew what she was up to, and was pissed.  In the first place, I was upset that she took them, and, secondly, because they were for our wedding guests.  So, I said, "Thank you, but I would really like to have them back.  I take all my film to a certain place, and get it on a computer disk, too.  That way, I can email to family and friends."  That's when she straight up refused.  When my DH came home from his trip, he looked excited and said, "Here are the pictures MIL had developed."  It took me about a week to finally look at them.  But, and this was no surprise, they were all pictures of her friends.  And, there was an entire roll of DH's grandparents eating dinner.  There wasn't one picture of anyone in my family or wedding party, and I am only in the background of a picture.  How nice of her, yeah right!

        Signed - Thanks a Bunch!

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frequent fry her - Tooth  Fairy, 4 of 4 needed Frequent Fry Her TM. - Tooth Fairy 4 of 4/Posted: 2-JUL-03
Two Christmases ago my MIL gave DH and me a joint gift.  It was a popular video game system.  I thought that this was okay.  She said that she figured I'd enjoy the DVD player, and DH would enjoy the games.  Okay, fine enough.  Well, not long after she bought it, my 2 year old pulled it off of the TV and broke it.  It could be fixed, but we called and it was going to cost about 80 bucks.  So ,no big deal.  Every time DH talked to MIL she asked about it.  So, finally, one day when my dad was over (he is a Mr. fixit), I asked him to take a look at it, and in no time at all it was fixed.  I called MIL to ease her worried mind that her precious baby might not be able to play his video games.  She told me, "Well, I already bought him another one for Christmas."  So, DH told her to mail him the receipt so he could return it.  Christmas came, and usually she buys me pretty nice gifts.  But, this year there was box after box for DH, and only a couple of cr@ppy gifts for me and DS.  A couple of days after Christmas, the receipt came with a note for DH.  "Dearest Son, That was your gift, so make sure you only buy something for YOURSELF (underlined YOURSELF), and don't let anyone else talk you into buying something for them."  Okay, whatever!  I have two major problems with the note.  One:  The comment "don't let anyone else talk you into buying something for them".  And, two, when we got the game a year before, it was a joint gift.  And, now that it was going to be returned, all of a sudden it was just for DH.  So, I guess that I did not, in fact, get a gift from them.  Maybe it's just me, but I find it very irritating.  To me, it is just another passive aggressive MIL dig.

        Signed - Annoyed DIL

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