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Missus major birthday coming up. Any ideas?
« on: January 16, 2022, 09:59:23 pm »
Discretion dictates I don't say her age, but it's a decade birthday, it ends in zero.

It's in March and we are going to Tassie and Melbourne for a couple of weeks. Since she organised most of that, I better think of something.

 


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Re: Missus major birthday coming up. Any ideas?
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2022, 11:13:13 am »
i'm 40...something.

experiences are better than things. go bungee jumping or mountain climbing (even indoor wall) or something.

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« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2022, 06:54:23 pm »
Kindle Paperwhite and a blowjob


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« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2022, 10:23:16 pm »
Kindle Paperwhite and a blowjob

Just to be clear- this is a present for HER, not me  ;D


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Re: Missus major birthday coming up. Any ideas?
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2022, 05:07:19 pm »
give her .50 cents so she can have 1 credit off Dragon's Lair :) (wished someone did that for my birthday back then)
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Re: Missus major birthday coming up. Any ideas?
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2022, 09:14:53 am »
i'm 40...something.

experiences are better than things. go bungee jumping or mountain climbing (even indoor wall) or something.

I agree with this. There's almost nothing material I could get my wife that she doesn't already have but she would love a vacation to anywhere (especially since we haven't traveled since Covid started - we even cancelled a 2 week vacation to Hawaii).

That said, for her next birthday I'm probably going to get her copies of all the Wes Anderson movies on disc since she loves them so much.

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« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2022, 09:34:42 am »
I’ve gotten my wife two shows on disc “just in case they stop streaming them” and while they were well received at the time, they all still reside in the shrink wrap.  Going to be a rare piece of media that’s not available for streaming these days.


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« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2022, 04:40:36 am »
I’ve gotten my wife two shows on disc “just in case they stop streaming them” and while they were well received at the time, they all still reside in the shrink wrap. 

Glad I'm not the only one that's happened to.  I did this before streaming was a thing.  Think she watched one out of 7 seasons and the rest have just been sitting there for the last 10 years.

If COVID isn't preventing people from getting together, when my wife had a similar birthday, I arranged an evening at her favorite restaurant and then had her friends all show up, some of whom live out of town and she hadn't seen for several years.  Went over pretty well. 

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« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2022, 05:49:48 am »

I have gotten her a few 'experience' presents in the past. We went ballooning on one birthday, and I got her a flight in a glider for another. I know she would LOVE to try parachuting, but she'd want to me to go too. F that...


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« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2022, 05:51:33 am »
The guy building his own airplane says sky diving is a bridge too far…

Might be good to get some practice in before that maiden voyage, son.


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« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2022, 10:15:25 pm »
The guy building his own airplane says sky diving is a bridge too far…

Might be good to get some practice in before that maiden voyage, son.

I ALWAYS WEAR A PARACHUTE WHEN FLYING! /s




for real though I hope the FAA pulls Trevor Jacobs licence and fines his ass into the ground. FYI, for those who know of this ---smurf-poo---, you might be happy to know his vid currently has 76k thumbs downs and only 14k thumbs up.

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« Reply #11 on: February 03, 2022, 05:48:24 am »
The guy building his own airplane says sky diving is a bridge too far…

Might be good to get some practice in before that maiden voyage, son.

I ALWAYS WEAR A PARACHUTE WHEN FLYING! /s




for real though I hope the FAA pulls Trevor Jacobs licence and fines his ass into the ground. FYI, for those who know of this ---smurf-poo---, you might be happy to know his vid currently has 76k thumbs downs and only 14k thumbs up.

I think he has been much maligned. Being sucked out of a plane is a serious problem



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« Reply #12 on: February 03, 2022, 08:35:52 am »
High quality consumables, man.  Surely there’s things she likes that won’t contribute to eternal clutter that she doesn’t buy that often.

Or a gift card for Botox and a Brazilian wax.  That will guarantee an interesting day.

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« Reply #13 on: February 03, 2022, 08:29:56 pm »
High quality consumables, man.  Surely there’s things she likes that won’t contribute to eternal clutter that she doesn’t buy that often.

Or a gift card for Botox and a Brazilian wax.  That will guarantee an interesting day.

 :cheers: :cheers:

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I've decided to get her a gift card for a weekend stay near a beach with a horse ride on the beach. She hasn't ridden in years and I know she'd like to. I've never ridden, but how hard could it be 😄


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« Reply #14 on: February 04, 2022, 02:42:05 pm »
I've decided to get her a gift card for a weekend stay near a beach with a horse ride on the beach. She hasn't ridden in years and I know she'd like to. I've never ridden, but how hard could it be 😄

thats.... ---smurfing--- awesome! You makin me look bad.

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« Reply #15 on: February 05, 2022, 09:05:12 am »
The guy building his own airplane says sky diving is a bridge too far…

Might be good to get some practice in before that maiden voyage, son.

I ALWAYS WEAR A PARACHUTE WHEN FLYING! /s




for real though I hope the FAA pulls Trevor Jacobs licence and fines his ass into the ground. FYI, for those who know of this ---smurf-poo---, you might be happy to know his vid currently has 76k thumbs downs and only 14k thumbs up.

I think he has been much maligned. Being sucked out of a plane is a serious problem



Ok, Im not a pilot, but a few things kinda stick out in this film. First, once that door cracked open wouldnt the pressure inside/outside equalize? (no longer sucking).
Second, why and how did the engine restart? Third: why did he unfasten his seat belt? Was the belt defective?
But I do agree, getting sucked out of a plane would be very bad.

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« Reply #16 on: February 05, 2022, 01:57:47 pm »
Agreed.

Totally staged.

They should fine the crap out of him and pull his license.
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« Reply #17 on: February 05, 2022, 02:28:03 pm »
Ok, Im not a pilot, but a few things kinda stick out in this film. First, once that door cracked open wouldnt the pressure inside/outside equalize? (no longer sucking).
Second, why and how did the engine restart? Third: why did he unfasten his seat belt? Was the belt defective?
But I do agree, getting sucked out of a plane would be very bad.

Also how did he hold onto his selfie stick to film ! ( If he was actually sucked out he wouldn't have kept something in his hand and filmed the aftermath.)

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« Reply #18 on: February 05, 2022, 03:28:24 pm »
Ok, Im not a pilot, but a few things kinda stick out in this film. First, once that door cracked open wouldnt the pressure inside/outside equalize? (no longer sucking).
Second, why and how did the engine restart? Third: why did he unfasten his seat belt? Was the belt defective?
But I do agree, getting sucked out of a plane would be very bad.

Also how did he hold onto his selfie stick to film ! ( If he was actually sucked out he wouldn't have kept something in his hand and filmed the aftermath.)

Hehe. It's a tongue in cheek 'analysis' video. What actually happened is the guy deliberately crashed his plane, but pretended it was an engine failure. Hence he happened to have a parachute on, and a gazillion cameras all over including the selfie stick which he had the presence of mind to bring with him.

He's been copping flak from the aviation world for it and rightly so. Getting sucked out of a light plane is not a thing. Most of them (including his and mine) are so leaky there is really no difference in air pressure outside or in. In fact mine can be flown with the doors off. And if course you should always be wearing a seatbelt!
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« Reply #19 on: February 15, 2022, 07:40:53 pm »

That said, for her next birthday I'm probably going to get her copies of all the Wes Anderson movies on disc since she loves them so much.

I recommend a compromise and get all the Wes Craven films...

In all seriousness, you'll be near the water so add that to your plans if you don't live by the sea already. I live in a seaside town (Canada) and even I don't get out doing water stuff enough. Go kayaking, go on a whale-watching or similar excursion, go eat out at a floating restaurant.

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« Reply #20 on: February 15, 2022, 08:30:02 pm »
So, for Valentine’s, I spent real money on the new Pokémon switch game, and while it was well received, after three hours she still wasn’t out of the tutorials.  Who the ---fudgesicle--- designs games anymore?  All we want to do is make cute monsters beat the ---steaming pile of meadow muffin--- out of each other.

Stick to flowers.

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« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2022, 02:27:22 am »
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All we want to do is make cute monsters beat the ---steaming pile of meadow muffin--- out of each other.


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