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Old 01-31-2019, 07:04 PM   #21
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Do you celebrate Valentine's Day?

Do you make any special plans?
Roses has something to do with it.

The best $75 on roses you will ever spend and it doesn't want to talk about feelings or anything else. Just silence and serenity.
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Old 01-31-2019, 10:03 PM   #22
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Since I don't exactly have anyone to celebrate with.........lol.

But yes, in a way I do indeed celebrate Valentines day. Since I'm pretty much addicted to sugar, a lot of sweets are on sale during this time......
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No. F. the BS made up Saint Valentine and his crepe paper Hallmark BS made up holiday. What did he ever do, drive the snakes out of anywhere? Saint my ass. Oh and F. cupid too, creepy little bastard.
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Old 02-01-2019, 07:35 AM   #24
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I celebrate when it's over. You spend 364 days praising a woman and complimenting her and spending hard-earned money on making her life great, and then there's another day where you have to outdo yourself? No thanks.
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I celebrate when it's over. You spend 364 days praising a woman and complimenting her and spending hard-earned money on making her life great, and then there's another day where you have to outdo yourself? No thanks.
Will you marry me?
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Will you marry me?
Sure, but only if I get a $500 per diem allowance during the marriage and half of all your earnings ONLY since the commencement of the relationship until it is dissolved to continue for a 5 year period after the dissolution, to include a $50 per diem food allowance and $150 per diem walkin' around money.

Separate bedrooms. No snuggling. No direct eye contact. I will allow you to rub one out from behind a two-way mirror in the bathroom. But I can't know about it.

So it's a deal?
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Every day should be Valentine's Day in a marriage.

If someone has the power to make your life really suck, it is in your interest to have that person believing they are highly respected by you, even if they're a complete jerk.

Teachers, professors, bosses, girlfriends, wife (wives?), etc...

I promise your life will be better if all those people genuinely believe you highly respect them.
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Sure, but only if I get a $500 per diem allowance during the marriage and half of all your earnings ONLY since the commencement of the relationship until it is dissolved to continue for a 5 year period after the dissolution, to include a $50 per diem food allowance and $150 per diem walkin' around money.

Separate bedrooms. No snuggling. No direct eye contact. I will allow you to rub one out from behind a two-way mirror in the bathroom. But I can't know about it.

So it's a deal?
You're just like the rest of them.
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You're just like the rest of them.
Oh no. I'm won't try to destroy you for no reason when it's over.
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I don't forget but I do get the # of years mixed up. Kinda missed the 40th number. I guess it is an important one. I never really try to figure out how many years. Probably quit worring about at 10.
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To be honest forgetting our anniversary had sound reasoning. Had much bigger fish to fry that day.

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I also send my daughter a dozen long stem Rose's to be delivered at her office. It makes her coworkers despise her.
There is a place in the next town over where you can get a dozen long stem roses for $20.
No vase, no frills. Just wrapped in florist paper.

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Since I don't exactly have anyone to celebrate with.........lol.
Rob if anyone deserved a great woman, I would vote for you. You just seem like such a nice guy.
I hope it happens to you. I am betting it will.

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I celebrate when it's over. You spend 364 days praising a woman and complimenting her and spending hard-earned money on making her life great, and then there's another day where you have to outdo yourself? No thanks.
Well said and I do agree. Marriage is not about Valentines day. But many women look forward to it and if you have one that does, just a small offering could be very rewarding if you get my drift.

Does not have to be a gift either.
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Every day should be Valentine's Day in a marriage.

If someone has the power to make your life really suck, it is in your interest to have that person believing they are highly respected by you, even if they're a complete jerk.

Teachers, professors, bosses, girlfriends, wife (wives?), etc...

I promise your life will be better if all those people genuinely believe you highly respect them.


So let me get this straight, you want me to get a "complete jerk" to "genuinely believe" that I "highly respect them"?

Not going to happen.
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We get half off valentines day chocolate the next day, sneak it into my purse, and eat it all at a date night at the movies.

every Feb 15th for the last 5 years
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Back in 1982, I worked late and forgot it was V-day until I heard it on the radio on the way home at about 9:30PM. I tried stopping at the only store left open, they were 100% out of cards and candy and flowers... So I went to their garden dept. and bought 4 rose bushes, then bought a generic mushy card and wrote an on-the-spot poem, telling her how she deserved roses every day, so I got her rose bushes to supply them top her.


She saw right through it... I am still in the dog house every V-day because no matter how much I have made up for it over the past 36 years, she still brings up that ONE TIME I forgot....


PS: I planted them at our house in California at the time, then we moved to Seattle and before we left, I dug one of them up and replanted it at our rental house up there, then moved it again when we bought a house, then brought a cutting with us when we moved back here again 22 years ago and planted it in our new house, where it is still growing in our front yard. Do I get romantic credit for that? Nope...
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Happy Extortion Day
Us married guys don't even get anything back from the bribes
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Back in 1982, I worked late and forgot it was V-day until I heard it on the radio on the way home at about 9:30PM. I tried stopping at the only store left open, they were 100% out of cards and candy and flowers... So I went to their garden dept. and bought 4 rose bushes, then bought a generic mushy card and wrote an on-the-spot poem, telling her how she deserved roses every day, so I got her rose bushes to supply them top her.


She saw right through it... I am still in the dog house every V-day because no matter how much I have made up for it over the past 36 years, she still brings up that ONE TIME I forgot....


PS: I planted them at our house in California at the time, then we moved to Seattle and before we left, I dug one of them up and replanted it at our rental house up there, then moved it again when we bought a house, then brought a cutting with us when we moved back here again 22 years ago and planted it in our new house, where it is still growing in our front yard. Do I get romantic credit for that? Nope...
She will never forget, lol

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Back in 1982, I worked late and forgot it was V-day until I heard it on the radio on the way home at about 9:30PM. I tried stopping at the only store left open, they were 100% out of cards and candy and flowers... So I went to their garden dept. and bought 4 rose bushes, then bought a generic mushy card and wrote an on-the-spot poem, telling her how she deserved roses every day, so I got her rose bushes to supply them top her.


She saw right through it... I am still in the dog house every V-day because no matter how much I have made up for it over the past 36 years, she still brings up that ONE TIME I forgot....


PS: I planted them at our house in California at the time, then we moved to Seattle and before we left, I dug one of them up and replanted it at our rental house up there, then moved it again when we bought a house, then brought a cutting with us when we moved back here again 22 years ago and planted it in our new house, where it is still growing in our front yard. Do I get romantic credit for that? Nope...
This story shows you went above and beyond for someone you love, you should have a lot of atta boys and many hugs in reserve for doing what you did that night. That is a story of many a romcom that wins the girls heart.
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Happy Extortion Day
Us married guys don't even get anything back from the bribes
Personally I disagree.
My wife does my laundry. She cleans the house. She helps me with yard work. Any home project I have she is right there with me.
She takes care of Christmas, does most all the shopping and everything else.
She keeps grandchildren happy along with the parents.
She does all the things I do not do and that is a monumental task.

All I do is cook dinner. I'm trying to help more now. I see all the work she does and I feel some guilt. So I am getting better and actually clean up my primary bathroom. I'm even doing dishes.
I also take care of the fish tank now. She always took that too with everything else.
I think I'm a pretty lucky guy.
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Back in 1982, I worked late and forgot it was V-day until I heard it on the radio on the way home at about 9:30PM. I tried stopping at the only store left open, they were 100% out of cards and candy and flowers... So I went to their garden dept. and bought 4 rose bushes, then bought a generic mushy card and wrote an on-the-spot poem, telling her how she deserved roses every day, so I got her rose bushes to supply them top her.


She saw right through it... I am still in the dog house every V-day because no matter how much I have made up for it over the past 36 years, she still brings up that ONE TIME I forgot....


PS: I planted them at our house in California at the time, then we moved to Seattle and before we left, I dug one of them up and replanted it at our rental house up there, then moved it again when we bought a house, then brought a cutting with us when we moved back here again 22 years ago and planted it in our new house, where it is still growing in our front yard. Do I get romantic credit for that? Nope...
I'll bet she looks at that rose bush more than you'll ever know.
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I am extremely lucky when it comes to stuff like this. MY wife said it's just a waste of money to buy overpriced flowers and things. She actually told me to STOP buying flowers and things for her! She told me just telling her that I love her on a regular basis is good enough. This was over 25 years ago !

This year I am NOT listening to her.
I am getting her flowers and a gift. I think this Valentines Day is a special one considering what She's been through the last 3 months. ( A stroke, unexpected risky surgery, rush to ER with seizures, rush to ER with a suspected 2nd stroke [which turned out was a false alarm Thank God] and the recuperation..)
I try to do small things, on a regular basis, to let her know how special she is to me.
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No. F. the BS made up Saint Valentine and his crepe paper Hallmark BS made up holiday. What did he ever do, drive the snakes out of anywhere? Saint my ass. Oh and F. cupid too, creepy little bastard.
All holidays are made up.
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