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Strange requests

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I do get some strange requests sometimes for the cartoon cards I make for people, yesterdays one was for a guilty Newt! Blink
The best so far was for a Guineapig in a tangle of wool, especially as the Guineapig in question came to visit afterwards to say thank you for his card Laughing

What's the strangest request you've ever had?

Posted at 3rd Jul 2013 - 12:53PM   Posted by Fairy Nuff   Strange requests Comments: 9

Fennie's Avatar 'What's his name?'
'Why do you call him Tiny?
'I call him Tiny because he's my newt'

Very HappyVery Happy

Posted by: Fennie on 3rd Jul 2013 at 12:59PM

Fennie's Avatar Lovely drawing, FN.

Can't think of any strange requests.

Posted by: Fennie on 3rd Jul 2013 at 01:00PM

Faith's Avatar Well I can't think of any strange requests particularly but just read Madame Cyn's bio book and she certainly had some!Laughing

Posted by: Faith on 3rd Jul 2013 at 03:46PM

KitKatCot's Avatar Phone call:

'Ah, Mavis, can you play the piano tomorrow night?'

Me: If I can't play it now I doubt I'll learn by tomorrow night.

(We have a similar phone number to a lady in our village who does play the piano)Smile

Posted by: KitKatCot on 3rd Jul 2013 at 06:28PM

Lily's Avatar KKK's post reminds me of the time when I lived in Bath and our home had a number similar to one of the town's cinemas. Have you got any seats this evening was the question and the response .." would you like the sofa or the armchair"?

Posted by: Lily on 3rd Jul 2013 at 07:42PM

Camilla's Avatar What a sweet drawing FN.

I can't think of any strange requests.

Posted by: Camilla on 4th Jul 2013 at 12:47AM

Ivy's Avatar "I'd like to order xxx (amount) nuts and xxxx(Amount) bolts and in addition xxxx screws..." we took over the phone number of the previous owner of our house, who was working from home. Every week a man would phone to place an order. No matter how often we told him that the company no longer existed he'd ring the next week. Until I was so fed up that I answered the phone in a baby voice and told him in baby speak that the company went to sleep. He never phoned again. But it took almost 2 years of proper adult conversation!Rolling Eyes

Posted by: Ivy on 4th Jul 2013 at 07:28AM

Faith's Avatar We do have a similar number to a local hotel and I sometimes get 'Is that the Hilton?' - to which I say 'I wish!'. It's not often enough to be annoying.

Posted by: Faith on 4th Jul 2013 at 09:02AM

Fairy Nuff's Avatar Laughing love the funny phone calls.
By sheer coincidence my family used to have the same phone number as my best friends with dialling codes that were different only by the last digit.

We were forever getting each others phone calls with some interesting conversations as we knew who they were meant to be calling and vice versa.

At one point when my brother was leaving for the RAF he was selling off a pile of sports gear... several wrong numbers later my friends Mum asked him what he wanted for it and ended up selling half of it for him directRolling Eyes

Posted by: Fairy Nuff on 4th Jul 2013 at 10:26AM

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