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“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#82480 Mar 18, 2013
Matilda77 wrote:
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if they're insisting that you have a wedding, then use that as a bargaining chip to help you pay for it.
Yeah. This is what I was thinking before I read this far. I'll shut up now. You have it covered.:D

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#82481 Mar 18, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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Do you think they want to get married so they can have sex?
THis is what I was thinking. Except for the fact that I don't think she's any more ready for a sexual relationship than she is marriage (read: maturity) I think that that would be a way better idea than up and getting married. But, then I'm not all into a religion that tells me I have to BE married, etc., so I can see how marriage would seem like the best/only option for them (or others).

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#82482 Mar 18, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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Do you think they want to get married so they can have sex?
Yeah, that's probably part of it. I feel also like she's just trying to escape a terrible childhood.

J had a nice loooong talk to her about her interpersonal skills, too. Not sure if it will do any good. Fiance is majoring in religious studies of some sort. If he wants to be a pastor or whatever, pastor's wives have to be, yanno, kind and diplomatic.

Since: Jan 10

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#82483 Mar 18, 2013
I'm curious as to what fiance's parents think about this. I mean, it'sa free world, do what you want, but I think for *most* people, getting married while in college can be a big mistake.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#82484 Mar 18, 2013
In my experience, people that go to Christian colleges or are otherwise super religious get married to the first person that comes along. I guess my sister's alma mater has a divorce rate of 70% or so. It's because they get married at 20-ish, so they can plow.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#82485 Mar 18, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
I'm curious as to what fiance's parents think about this. I mean, it'sa free world, do what you want, but I think for *most* people, getting married while in college can be a big mistake.
I think they're on the same page as us. I think they've given the same chats we've given them. Like, take your time, you change a lot between 18 and 25 which is why it's better to get married older, yadda yadda. But they don't want to freak out because it might make things worse.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#82486 Mar 18, 2013
Anyway...stay tuned, folks. I'm sure I will have more hilarious tales. I may need to up my zoloft dose once we get in to the thick of things, since she showed more bridezilla tendancies yesterday than I had in 10 months of planning.

My work gift shop sells wedding planner books so I'm going to pick her up one today. Then I'm going to send her some websites, like offbeatbride.com .

Since: Aug 08

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#82487 Mar 18, 2013
Heh, a MMA fight where each guy knocks the other one out at the same time:

http://www.cnn.com/video/...

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#82488 Mar 18, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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ITA. This isn't ADD or hyperactivity. I know people -- including adults -- with it and they are able to handle relationships fine. your friend is like my friend Dave. Lots of one-month relationshipos under his belt.
Whoa! Hold on! Back up just a minute!

Let's not get all crazy and call this dude my friend. This is a former classmate who sent me a FB request. I accepted. And have not exchanged a single message with him. I would not turn my back to him he came up to me on the street and said hello, but I also would not walk across a room to say 'hello' to him if I happened to notice him in the same place.

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#82489 Mar 18, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>Whoa! Hold on! Back up just a minute!
Let's not get all crazy and call this dude my friend. This is a former classmate who sent me a FB request. I accepted. And have not exchanged a single message with him. I would not turn my back to him he came up to me on the street and said hello, but I also would not walk across a room to say 'hello' to him if I happened to notice him in the same place.
So, what you're saying is that you two are BFF, right?:D

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#82490 Mar 18, 2013

“FD&S is no way to be.”

Since: Feb 13

Nashville, TN

#82491 Mar 18, 2013
Matilda77 wrote:
Very cool.

And the onion rings sound awesome.

Since: Jan 10

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#82492 Mar 18, 2013
Pretty good passive aggressive notes:

http://www.passiveaggressivenotes.com/2013/03...

Since: Jan 10

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#82493 Mar 18, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>Whoa! Hold on! Back up just a minute!
Let's not get all crazy and call this dude my friend. This is a former classmate who sent me a FB request. I accepted. And have not exchanged a single message with him. I would not turn my back to him he came up to me on the street and said hello, but I also would not walk across a room to say 'hello' to him if I happened to notice him in the same place.
Hm that sounds a bit defensive. I think you're in love with him.
Tonkas Facebook Friend

Kernersville, NC

#82494 Mar 18, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>Whoa! Hold on! Back up just a minute!
Let's not get all crazy and call this dude my friend. This is a former classmate who sent me a FB request. I accepted. And have not exchanged a single message with him. I would not turn my back to him he came up to me on the street and said hello, but I also would not walk across a room to say 'hello' to him if I happened to notice him in the same place.
Does that mean our usual routine of meeting up for happy hour drinks after work on Fridays is canceled this week?

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#82495 Mar 18, 2013
Tonkas Facebook Friend wrote:
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Does that mean our usual routine of meeting up for happy hour drinks after work on Fridays is canceled this week?
Shut up! I told you to never talk to me in public!
Tonkas Facebook Friend

Kernersville, NC

#82496 Mar 18, 2013
Any of you ladies single?

;)

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#82497 Mar 18, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Pretty good passive aggressive notes:
http://www.passiveaggressivenotes.com/2013/03...
Hee, hee. Remind me of when I was younger and had a roommate. Another girl my age.

Saturday afternoon when I ran into her she started yelling at me how I kept her up all night long and she really didn't need to hear all that sex. And who did I have in our apartment, anyways. She came at me very angry.

I looked at her puzzled and informed her I had stayed the night at my sister's so I would like to know who was in our apartment, too.

Obviously, it was from next door. Wow, they must have been REALLY loud.(It would have been the next building -- though only 10 maybe 15 feet away.)

“FD&S is no way to be.”

Since: Feb 13

Nashville, TN

#82498 Mar 18, 2013
First one is funny:

News Item:“... have disqualified him from being a urinalysis observer....”
Your life may not be turning out quite as you wished, but at least you are not a disqualified urinalysis observer.

Newt Gingrich regarding those who favor the legalization of gay marriage:
“I don’t think they have the power to change what is a religiously inspired definition.”
Exactly so.
As Gingrich has shown us, marriage is a sacred bond between a man and three women.
And counting.

News Item:“... said forcing the eighth-grader to show a school authority her Facebook page is comparable to police barging into a home without a search warrant....”
And if there is one thing Facebook users value, it is their privacy.

News Headline:“Sequester marks ‘first significant Tea Party victory.’”
News Headline:“Army suspends tuition assistance program for troops.”
You will probably hear soldiers complaining.
But those are the takers for you.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

United States

#82499 Mar 18, 2013
Sam I Am GEAM wrote:
News Headline:“Army suspends tuition assistance program for troops.”
You will probably hear soldiers complaining.
But those are the takers for you.
And yet, tuition assistance for illegal aliens isn't getting cut. Shows you where our president's priorities are!

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