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    Friday OT - Worst Valentine's Day Ever?

    What are your worst Valentine's stories?


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    Re: Friday OT - Worst Valentine's Day Ever?

    I don't have any personal good or bad, this day is silly to me. But I'm a good husband and do a few little things each year. But I just finished reading this from the fine folks at FamilyLife:
    This is Valentine's Day. And Sam forgot it.
    Sam's wife had a card addressed to him, hidden in her top dresser drawer. Her gift to him was under her dresses in the closet. She waited for him to make the first move, to end this little dodge of his. There he was, sitting down to watch television at 7:30 at night as if he might be camped out there till bedtime ... as if he'd actually forgotten what day this is!
    Finally, at 10 P.M., when Sam had stumbled upstairs to brush his teeth, he found his wife sitting bolt upright in bed. Somehow the temperature felt noticeably cooler in that room than in the other parts of the house.
    "What's the matter? What'd I do?" He did a super-quick scan of his usual offences. Everything checked out.
    "Tomorrow morning," she said through clenched teeth, "I expect to find a gift in the driveway that goes from zero to two hundred in less than six seconds. And it had better be there!"
    With that, she snatched her pillow and blanket and trudged off, presumably to the downstairs sofa, leaving Sam standing there looking very unmanly, totally exposed as a Valentine forgetter. But his pride wasn't about to be threatened so easily.
    The next morning his wife found a gift box in the driveway. She tore it open and looked inside.
    It was a bathroom scale.
    Sam has been missing since Friday.



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    Re: Friday OT - Worst Valentine's Day Ever?

    Probably the time I discovered that my beautiful little Penelope was not really a Squonque...




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    Re: Friday OT - Worst Valentine's Day Ever?

    Pretty much all of them. And the latest seems to be worse than last year's. The Holiday drives me ape **** personally. It sets relationships up for problems and implies that the wrong gift, no matter how thoughtful, would **** the woman off. Especially since it's stacked 1000X towards the woman's side. Jewelry, Flowers, Candy, how many commercials do you see of a man getting a bottle of scotch and then a blow***? (whoops, thought that would be censored on it's own)

    I've been married for over 17 years now and I can guarantee you things have gone smoother dictating that cards only are to be exchanged on this day. I'd rather shower my love with gifts when she doesn't expect it, as opposed to a day when I'm told I have to.



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    Re: Friday OT - Worst Valentine's Day Ever?

    I would imagine that most guys have the same blank look in their eyes as I do. I don't really remember any in particular.



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    Re: Friday OT - Worst Valentine's Day Ever?

    Every single one...



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    Re: Friday OT - Worst Valentine's Day Ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan94 View Post
    Pretty much all of them. And the latest seems to be worse than last year's. The Holiday drives me ape **** personally. It sets relationships up for problems and implies that the wrong gift, no matter how thoughtful, would **** the woman off. Especially since it's stacked 1000X towards the woman's side. Jewelry, Flowers, Candy, how many commercials do you see of a man getting a bottle of scotch and then a blow***? (whoops, thought that would be censored on it's own)

    I've been married for over 17 years now and I can guarantee you things have gone smoother dictating that cards only are to be exchanged on this day. I'd rather shower my love with gifts when she doesn't expect it, as opposed to a day when I'm told I have to.
    This. I think most will appreciate it more.

    My buddy was complaining to me that he just dropped 60 bucks on flowers for his wife for valentines day and how much of a rip it is. I told him dont send her flowers on valentines day, do it sporadically throughout the year and itll mean more AND it will be more affordable.
    I have found over the years that a well timed bouquet of flowers when she is having a bad day/week at work is worth 10x more than getting the expected flowers on a Vday.


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    Re: Friday OT - Worst Valentine's Day Ever?

    Had the flu a few years ago. Best valentines ever! No expectations.

    The following year, sick again. My wife was starting to get suspicious... although I actual was sick both years, if I ever get sick again on valentines day, I might have to get a doctor's note to prove it.



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    Re: Friday OT - Worst Valentine's Day Ever?

    I have a date this year and it doesn't feel any different. I'm very apathetic about this "holiday." Hoping she isn't expecting anything more than a nice dinner out. And other "stuff" later.



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    Re: Friday OT - Worst Valentine's Day Ever?

    Got engaged, engagement lasted less than 6 months, worst decision ever!



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    Re: Friday OT - Worst Valentine's Day Ever?

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    Re: Friday OT - Worst Valentine's Day Ever?

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    Oh god, not this again.



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    Re: Friday OT - Worst Valentine's Day Ever?

    This is not the worst for me but for my then boyfriend. It was late in the day and I hadn't received anything - flowers, call, card, - nothing zippo.

    So I ordered flowers to be sent to him. And I requested dead flowers. Told them to dig something out of the trash and send them to him.

    The end.



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    Re: Friday OT - Worst Valentine's Day Ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sparkplug View Post
    This is not the worst for me but for my then boyfriend. It was late in the day and I hadn't received anything - flowers, call, card, - nothing zippo.

    So I ordered flowers to be sent to him. And I requested dead flowers. Told them to dig something out of the trash and send them to him.

    The end.



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