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#230829 - 02/14/06 09:39 AM Valentine's day massacre (sorta)
MattJ Offline
Free Rhinoplasty!
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Registered: 11/25/04
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Loc: York PA. USA
Woof.

So I bought my wife some flowers, cards, etc., for Valentines day. Of course, I had to try to hide them from her so she wouldn't see them before the day. I couldn't think of anywhere in the house to hide them that my cats wouldn't get to, either.

So I left them (the flowers, not the cats) in the trunk of my car. It was about 25F degrees (-2C or so).

When I took them out of the trunk at 5:00am this morning, I had high hopes - they still looked good, and were nice and rigid.

Put 'em in some water, and marveled at my ingenuity. For about 10 minutes. Until every petal on every flower started dropping off. She is going to see them soon.

So, my question is, what techniques should I use to defend myself, or should I just start running NOW?
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#230830 - 02/14/06 09:41 AM Re: Valentine's day massacre (sorta) [Re: MattJ]
harlan Offline
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Registered: 07/31/04
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Loc: Amherst, MA
Cry. It will immediately disarm her. Nothing a woman likes more than a big hapless doof at her feet with the best of intentions.

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#230831 - 02/14/06 09:50 AM Re: Valentine's day massacre (sorta) [Re: harlan]
oldman Offline
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Quick Matt, Run out and buy her lots of scratchy uncomfortable underwear. That will make it all better.

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#230832 - 02/14/06 09:56 AM Re: Valentine's day massacre (sorta) [Re: oldman]
harlan Offline
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Loc: Amherst, MA
That's right...twist my words. Keep it up...and I'll pull a KiDoHae at 2040.

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#230833 - 02/14/06 10:03 AM Re: Valentine's day massacre (sorta) [Re: MattJ]
Ed_Morris Offline
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Registered: 11/04/05
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Matt, this is the 'solution':

...the effort will be appreciated.


(but what do I know...I'm divorced. lol)

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#230834 - 02/14/06 10:07 AM Re: Valentine's day massacre (sorta) [Re: oldman]
MattJ Offline
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Quote:

Quick Matt, Run out and buy her lots of scratchy uncomfortable underwear. That will make it all better.




LOL!

ME - "Hey Hon! I got you a new Atama BJJ gi for Valentines! What, you say you don't do BJJ? Luckily, it fits me perfectly!"

HER - *sound of divorce papers*
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#230835 - 02/14/06 11:15 AM Re: Valentine's day massacre (sorta) [Re: harlan]
schanne Offline
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Registered: 02/18/04
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Loc: Woodbury NJ
At least you made a positive attempt to make her happy, but I'm on harlans side.
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#230836 - 02/14/06 12:32 PM Re: Valentine's day massacre (sorta) [Re: schanne]
Dauragon c mikado Offline


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Loc: Oxford, England
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#230837 - 02/14/06 02:28 PM Re: Valentine's day massacre (sorta) [Re: Dauragon c mikado]
rideonlythelabel Offline
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Registered: 09/22/04
Posts: 1242
Loc: st-hubert quebec canada
I say fight fire with fire.

Read her a poem about the ephemeral nature of beauty.

Maybe Joel can suggest a good Haiku.

If she's not happy, call her "heartless" and "superficial". Then bring up every single thing she has done that annoyed you in the past year.

You win again.
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#230838 - 02/14/06 02:30 PM Re: Valentine's day massacre (sorta) [Re: rideonlythelabel]
harlan Offline
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Let me guess...you are single...or about to become that way.

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