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Old 14 April 2009, 11:06 PM
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Icon81 Kill the babysitter

Comment: With the economy the way it is, a classmate and I are using
babysitting jobs to make ends meet. Recently her mother warned her about a
girl who was killed when she showed up to a house in answer to a
babysitting advertisement. Is this true?
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Old 14 April 2009, 11:17 PM
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Comment:Recently her mother warned her about a girl who was killed when she showed up to a house in answer to a babysitting advertisement. Is this true?
I found one incident relating to this.Woman Murdered after answering a Craiglist ad for a nanny. The woman was murdered in 2007. Although from a brief Google search, it looks like babysitters are more dangerous than the people hiring babysitters. Additionally, it looks liek most of the dead babysitters were killed by people they already knew and/or worked for.

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Old 18 April 2009, 07:48 PM
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Although from a brief Google search, it looks like babysitters are more dangerous than the people hiring babysitters,
This gave me a good chuckle because I'm sure that's very true!
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Old 20 November 2009, 03:19 AM
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I'm not a parent yet, but I have had some pretty crap babysitters in my time. I don't know how parents (especially mine) could have been such idiots to leave us with the idiots they left us with!

~Jill
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Old 09 December 2009, 05:11 AM
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I'm not a parent yet, but I have had some pretty crap babysitters in my time. I don't know how parents (especially mine) could have been such idiots to leave us with the idiots they left us with!

~Jill
Does this mean I'm not the only one who took this thread's title as an instruction?
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