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Marilyn's not in my destiny

SisterSister Adelaide Hills, SAMember Posts: 4,907
Feeling ever so slightly (or maybe not so slightly) peeved.  With one of my kids likely to swim the Open Water Classic at Brighton, SA next year, I thought I would sign up to be a Marilyn, have a bit of fun and support the Cancer Council.  Well, I was reading through the registration and got to the part about buying the swimsuits.  Sizing a bit unhelpful with no size guide attached but what really annoyed me was that, A. You don't get to choose the style (and some are a bit plunging) and B. No option for breast form pockets.  And this is run with the Cancer Council!  Really????  And of course, no contact details to complain to.  
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  • FLCloverFLClover Sydney Member Posts: 1,086
    Very annoying @Sister. One would expect a bit better than that from them 
  • ZoffielZoffiel Regional VictoriaMember Posts: 3,178
    That's a bit perplexing. Contàct the cancer councils marketing department if there is no line of enquiry with the registration.
  • SisterSister Adelaide Hills, SAMember Posts: 4,907
    It is rather thoughtless, isn't it.
  • iserbrowniserbrown Regional VictoriaMember Posts: 4,557
    Sounds like a marketing company on behalf of the event with no idea of what the physical implications are for some survivors of Cancer
    Hope you find the contact to let them know hey, this is a reality not marketing
  • SisterSister Adelaide Hills, SAMember Posts: 4,907
    Thanks @hankster Got on the fb site and got a message back within a few hours.  She has given me contact details for a lady who makes the suits - just have to find out how much
  • HanksterHankster Member Posts: 77
    So pleased for you.  Have fun
  • FLCloverFLClover Sydney Member Posts: 1,086
    Fantastic @Sister 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
  • iserbrowniserbrown Regional VictoriaMember Posts: 4,557
    Best wishes for a safe day in the water!  Go girl!
  • LocksleyLocksley Macedon Ranges, VictoriaMember Posts: 475
    @Sister Have you had your swim / float.  How did it go?
  • SisterSister Adelaide Hills, SAMember Posts: 4,907
    7th February - hope it's not too windy!
  • MicheleRMicheleR South AustraliaMember Posts: 273
    @Sister might have to pop down and have a look this weekend. Ive seen the Marilyns before and it is a dazzling spectacle. Exciting. I hope to join you next year
  • iserbrowniserbrown Regional VictoriaMember Posts: 4,557
    What a hoot!
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