This is the VG+ parenting thread (open to Mums too, but that name's taken)

This morning I banned my 16-year old from taking part in "Hamburger Challenge" offered by a local fast food joint.
He had set his heart on noshing the giant burger and accompanying bucket of fries within half an hour and has , apparently, "been training all week" to win the €250 prize by drinking litres of water to "stretch my stomach."

He is furious.


*Mumsnet Speak: "Am I Being Unreasonable?