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Old 07-07-2011, 11:35 PM   #11
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Just go buy it!!! MEN DO WHAT THEY WANT BOYS DO WHAT THEY CAN !!! lol
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Old 07-08-2011, 10:42 PM   #12
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Just go buy it!!! MEN DO WHAT THEY WANT BOYS DO WHAT THEY CAN !!! lol
But gentlemen are respectful of their wives, and involve them in big decisions. Especially those that are financial. just sayin. And gentlemen get what they want without hurting anybody. I like the dinner/gift idea. But cook the meal at home so you can save money... And it'll make it more special.
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Speaking from a woman who loves fish's point of view, don't pressure her. Gifts are whatever, but understanding what she is thinking is the most important thing. Why doesn't she want it? Is it a reasonable excuse? See what's she would like, and move on from there.
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Old 07-09-2011, 12:20 AM   #14
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But gentlemen are respectful of their wives, and involve them in big decisions. Especially those that are financial. just sayin. And gentlemen get what they want without hurting anybody. I like the dinner/gift idea. But cook the meal at home so you can save money... And it'll make it more special.
Lmao okay.....you won
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Speaking from a woman who loves fish's point of view, don't pressure her. Gifts are whatever, but understanding what she is thinking is the most important thing. Why doesn't she want it? Is it a reasonable excuse? See what's she would like, and move on from there.
What if the excuse is unreasonable lol
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It is easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission. Which is what I do. My wife cant make take fish back. I just say sorry, they dont take fish back.
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Old 07-09-2011, 05:18 PM   #17
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It is easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission. Which is what I do. My wife cant make take fish back. I just say sorry, they dont take fish back.
He he that's how I got my 10g up and running as I said earlier, snuck all the bits into the house and set it up and then it was too late lol. Now all I have to do is explain to the old fart how a 2 footer has suddenly appeared in the house! Not going to be easy but it was a bargain (£10.50 on eBay and only 5 miles from my house, I couldn't leave it there!) so I guess I'll ride out the wrath
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Old 07-09-2011, 07:43 PM   #18
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I'd agree with a few of the recent posts, let her pick out some fish and get one that you like that is small and will require a larger tank once it grows. Then either let her have the small tank for her 'own' aquarium, or they can move in with your new one

and a gift never hurt anyone
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I think it greatly depends on her, depending on what kind of woman she is will determine what route to go. If she's soft and kind-hearted, def go with a nice, romantic evening out. If she can't stay mad at you for long, simply buy it and include herin the stocking,decor choices. Whatever you do, make sure you include her once the tank is bought, if you don't, her patience will run out quickly
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Old 07-09-2011, 08:35 PM   #20
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It is easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission. Which is what I do. My wife cant make take fish back. I just say sorry, they dont take fish back.
Now this is a smart man!!
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