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19/05/2013 at 20:45
....and you've never seen anything like it!
They bought the new housebin the autumn and have been doing it up. They haven't yet sold the old house so there's not been any rush. This weekenda friends and family all turned up, the van was hired, and they hadn't packed a thing. I kid you not. Not one box. As we left tonight , an hour after the kids bed time mil was complaining that not all of the wardrobes had been moved. Each wardrobe had to be dismantled and rebuilt as they are massive. H pointed out that he couldn't dismantle a wardrobe that is still full of clothes!
19/05/2013 at 20:51
Hit send too soon.
They only had about ten boxes, so sil were packing things, moving them, unpacking and then repeating. They hadn't attempted any kind of decluttering or sorting of stuff, so there was basically a four bed house with twenty odd years of stuff to pack, move and unpack. I was packing food, sorting through what was out of date or not worth moving as I was packing. I think I'd be quite cross with them if I wasn't so stunned!
So a weekend of hard work and they are still only half moved in. They have appliances and large furniture but no plates or clothes.
19/05/2013 at 21:11
Wow did they not understand the concept of packing?!
19/05/2013 at 21:23
Did they give any explanation?!
19/05/2013 at 21:30
How bizarre! Had they just not thought about the logistics, or was this their plan all along?
I have the opposite problem with my PILs moving, they are already packing and chucking out 'old' stuff (that is not old, we could use/sell it, and chucking paperwork we actually need) and they don't even have a moving date yet.
20/05/2013 at 07:19
What a nightmare, I wouldn't be impressed! Bet you're shattered!
20/05/2013 at 07:25
What was their logic?? I would have refused and gone home
20/05/2013 at 10:11
There was no explanation. It was bizarre. All very strange. I've just heard they've got a viewing tonight, wonder what potential buyers will make of a house with pictures on the wall but no sofa
20/05/2013 at 11:59
So strange, who's helping them do the last bits? Dare I ask.
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