I just saved ten dollars

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  1. Jim
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    My wife and I stopped at the Hallmark store, each of us picked out the cards we would have purchased for each other for Valentine's Day, handed it to the other to read, and returned them to the rack.

    Then we left.
     
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    I still think you'd better get something for tomorrow, if you know what's good for you!
     
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    That is about 14.5 cups of a certain restaurant's ranch dressing. What a savings!
     
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  4. Jim
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    We both agreed 25 years ago.... one of the dumbest holidays going.
     
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    I did not buy a card but I bought some Godiva we can share.
     
  6. Gargoyle
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    25 years ago? But she was just a little child at the time, she could have changed her mind when she grew up.

    [​IMG]
     
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    and that is without a religious argument against it honoring St. Valentine.
     
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    My wife and I both agreed that we would rather spend the money on our little daughter :)
     
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  9. sobore
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    How can I do that with flowers? Show them to the wife at the florist and see these would be for you?
    I can't figure out how to pull that off, but a nice $40 - $60 savings could be achieved!
     
  10. misman
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    We've gotten into the habit (and not just on Valentine's Day) of exchanging cards that we've given to each other before. And generally, the card is it. Got other things to spend our $$ on.
     
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    But you'd lose out on the miles then...
     
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    I drove her by the BMW dealership yesterday and showed her the $68,000 I saved LOL

    (and then we went to Wendy's)
     
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    Somehow I figure I'm still ahead unless $50 in flowers gets me 5000 or more miles.[​IMG]
     
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    I did LOL - thanks for the chuckle.
     
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    I made a card on my 'puter and printed it out, gave it to her when she woke up. Much nicer than the offerings from Hallmark.
     
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    A match made in heaven![​IMG]
     
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  17. Jim
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    What is really spooky, last year for the third time, we ended up picking out the exact same card for our anniversary. (We probably should expand our card selection from somewhere other than Dollar General.)
     
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    Where are the women's voices in this thread? Just sayin'........
     
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    So you really only saved $2 plus tax.
     
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    My wife always says not to bother and that she would rather I put the money saved towards our next trip, but I always get her a little something as wives do not always say what they mean or mean what they say. [​IMG]
     
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    You're just a couple of hopeless romantics. I heard that for your 25th wedding anniversary you're going to give each other the definition of Silver from www.dictionary.com. [​IMG]
     
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    That post was about Anniversary Cards. We do buy those.
     
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    actually no, we have decided do buff our fillings and smile real big.
     
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    do you buy birthday cards?
     
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    Valentines Day is banned in Riyadh
     

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