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Old 27-01-2010, 16:32   #226
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Don't sweat the petty things, and don't pet the sweaty things.
When a man wans to go cruising, and the woman is not onside, you hear about it. When a woman wants to do something adventurous and the man only wants to sit in front of the TV , drink beer and watch the game, you are far less slikely to hear about it.
If she says anything , her friends and family are far less likely to support her getting off the well beaten path . They are more likely to lay a guilt trip on her. Makes you wonder how many women , who would love to go cruising, are married to guys who simply want to drink beer and watch the game.
Maybe it's wifeswapping time.
Many guys pick a mate who is very traditional in her ambitions ,then, later, get the bug to go cruising, and can't understand why the woman he chose for her traditionalism, can't easily make the switch. That traditionalism is what you chose her for! Maybe choose a lifestyle first ,then find someone who is interested in sharing it, altho there is no guarantee she won't pretend to be interested in cruising, while secretly thinking "I'll humour him, by pretending to be interested in his goals, then steer him away from this cruising sillyness later" That is very common, from what I've seen.
I remember sitting in a bar next to beautiful woman and getting into a conversation with her. She said " Men here on the west coast just don't seem to have lot of class."
I thought of the line in an old song "He uses all the great quotations, he says the things I wish I could say. But he's had so many rehearsals , girl, to him you're just another play." It appears she was looking for someone who had had a lot of rehearsals ,to whom she would be just another play, in other words, a disposable.
Perhaps she should seek out the guys who are a little less refined ( rehearsed), and abit rough around the edges , who would be far less able to take her for granted and consider her a "disposable ". The term "diamond in the rough " comes to mind.
When I see a set of perfect teeth in a perfect smile I think " She probably leaves them in a jar by her bed every night." A few imperfections indicate authenticity. The same is true of people in general.
She seemed surprised when , after a long conversation, I said "Goodnight" and left, without trying to pick her up, or ask her for her phone number. I've seen far to many guys take on the slavery of having to maintain an act, or try to keep up with the Joneses. No thanks. I don't need any pretentiousness in my life.
The fading of bossy hormones, which comes with age, are a wonderful relief. Look foreward to it , children under 40.
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Old 27-01-2010, 16:42   #227
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Thank you Brent, youve made me laugh and I love to read something that makes sense.
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Old 01-02-2010, 10:33   #228
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Hey guys and Gals this will make yoou sick. I have all that I want. I have a lovely wife that loves to sail and cook she never argues neither do I and we love all the time together. We have a great yacht we go where we like when we like and meet lovely people just like you lot here. What can I say enjoy,enjoy,enjoy. Love to you all Pete and Sally
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Your a lucky couple Pete..Good on Ya

Were almost as lucky...just not as refined.. or free yet....But thats OK I like a little pepper in my chili...its fun making up...
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Old 01-02-2010, 13:33   #230
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The Romance Game

The Point System

In the world of romance, one single rule applies: Make the woman happy. Do something she likes and you get points. Do something she dislikes and points are subtracted. You don't get any points for doing something she expects. Sorry, that's the way the game is played: it doesn't do any good to complain about the rules.

Simple Duties

* You make the bed (+1)
* But forget to add the decorative pillows (0)
* You throw the bedspread over rumpled sheets (-1)

* You leave the toilet seat up (-5)
* You replace the toilet paper roll when it is empty (0)
* When the toilet paper roll is barren, you resort to Kleenex (-1)
* When the Kleenex runs out you use the next bathroom (-2)

* You go out to buy her extra-light panty liners with wings (+5)
* In the snow (+8)
* But return with beer (-5)

* You check out a suspicious noise at night (1)
* You check out a suspicious noise and it is nothing (0)
* You check out a suspicious noise and it is something (+10)
* You pummel it with a six iron (+10 more)
* It's her toy poodle (-50)

Social Engagements At a Party

* You stay by her side the entire party (0)
* You stay by her side for a while, then leave to chat with a college drinking buddy (-2)
* Named Tiffany (-5)
* Who's now a dancer (-10)
* She spends the entire time telling you about her new implants (-15)

Her Birthday

* You take her out to dinner (0)
* You take her out to dinner and it's not a sports bar (+1)
* Okay, it is a sports bar (-2)
* And it's all-you-can-eat night (-3)
* It's a sports bar, it's all-you-can-eat night, and your face is painted in all of the colors of your favorite sports team (-10)

Dating

* You take her to a movie (+1)
* You take her to a movie she likes (+3)
* You take her to a movie you hate (+5)
* You take her to a movie you like (-2)
* It's called DeathCop 9 (-3)
* Which features cyborgs that eat humans (-9)
* You lied and said it was a foreign film about orphans (-15)

Your Physique

* You develop a noticeable potbelly (-15)
* You develop a noticeable potbelly and exercise to get rid of it (+10)
* You develop a noticeable potbelly and resort to loose jeans and baggy Hawaiian shirts (-30)
* You say, "It doesn't matter, you have one too." (-80)

Communication: When she wants to talk about a problem

* You listen, displaying what looks like a concerned expression (0)
* You listen, for over 30 minutes (+5)
* You listen for more than 30 minutes without looking at the TV (+50)
* She realizes this is because you have fallen asleep (-20)

The Big Question: She asks, "Do I look fat?"

* You hesitate in responding (-10)
* You reply, "Where?" (-35)
* You reply, "Compared to what?" (-50)
* Any other response (-20)

Score

For every 100 points earned, you get a reward. Perhaps.
Hey man you have meet the wrong woman
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Old 01-02-2010, 13:39   #231
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I have the recipt for a good relationship and I know it works and is simple I dare you try it on your women:
You ALWAYS put HER first and SHE ALWAYS puts YOU first by doing this you arre always pleasing eachother. TRUST me it realy WORKS
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Old 02-02-2010, 08:37   #232
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Men want:

monohulls
sex
beer

Women want:

catamarans
romance
chardonnay

I'm perfectly happy with the Catamarran, Chardonnay and Romance... enjoy all three...
Sympathise with the majority of womens dislike of 'TippyTippy'.
What I'm not happy with is the ... "I think You, your Lifestyle and Philosiphy are Wonderful and I'll sail with You forever"
After two or three years of trying to change your Perspectives to hers you become a " Coldhearted, Insensitive Bastard... all I want is Security"....
Three times so far, inspite of my saying I have no intention of being 'Land Bound' for more than a few months at the begining of each Relationship....
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Old 02-02-2010, 09:17   #233
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The Romance Game

The Point System

In the world of romance, one single rule applies: Make the woman happy. Do something she likes and you get points. Do something she dislikes and points are subtracted. You don't get any points for doing something she expects. Sorry, that's the way the game is played: it doesn't do any good to complain about the rules.

Simple Duties

* You make the bed (+1)
* But forget to add the decorative pillows (0)
* You throw the bedspread over rumpled sheets (-1)

* You leave the toilet seat up (-5)
* You replace the toilet paper roll when it is empty (0)
* When the toilet paper roll is barren, you resort to Kleenex (-1)
* When the Kleenex runs out you use the next bathroom (-2)

* You go out to buy her extra-light panty liners with wings (+5)
* In the snow (+8)
* But return with beer (-5)

* You check out a suspicious noise at night (1)
* You check out a suspicious noise and it is nothing (0)
* You check out a suspicious noise and it is something (+10)
* You pummel it with a six iron (+10 more)
* It's her toy poodle (-50)

Social Engagements At a Party

* You stay by her side the entire party (0)
* You stay by her side for a while, then leave to chat with a college drinking buddy (-2)
* Named Tiffany (-5)
* Who's now a dancer (-10)
* She spends the entire time telling you about her new implants (-15)

Her Birthday

* You take her out to dinner (0)
* You take her out to dinner and it's not a sports bar (+1)
* Okay, it is a sports bar (-2)
* And it's all-you-can-eat night (-3)
* It's a sports bar, it's all-you-can-eat night, and your face is painted in all of the colors of your favorite sports team (-10)

Dating

* You take her to a movie (+1)
* You take her to a movie she likes (+3)
* You take her to a movie you hate (+5)
* You take her to a movie you like (-2)
* It's called DeathCop 9 (-3)
* Which features cyborgs that eat humans (-9)
* You lied and said it was a foreign film about orphans (-15)

Your Physique

* You develop a noticeable potbelly (-15)
* You develop a noticeable potbelly and exercise to get rid of it (+10)
* You develop a noticeable potbelly and resort to loose jeans and baggy Hawaiian shirts (-30)
* You say, "It doesn't matter, you have one too." (-80)

Communication: When she wants to talk about a problem

* You listen, displaying what looks like a concerned expression (0)
* You listen, for over 30 minutes (+5)
* You listen for more than 30 minutes without looking at the TV (+50)
* She realizes this is because you have fallen asleep (-20)

The Big Question: She asks, "Do I look fat?"

* You hesitate in responding (-10)
* You reply, "Where?" (-35)
* You reply, "Compared to what?" (-50)
* Any other response (-20)

Score

For every 100 points earned, you get a reward. Perhaps.
Hey friend I see that you are a channel islander as we are we come from the other one oposisit herm we might be i Jersey around may perhaps you would like to call and have a drink with us boat name Feels Good a Green Colvic Watson 32 Regards Pete
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I'm perfectly happy with the Catamarran, Chardonnay and Romance... enjoy all three...
Sympathise with the majority of womens dislike of 'TippyTippy'.
What I'm not happy with is the ... "I think You, your Lifestyle and Philosiphy are Wonderful and I'll sail with You forever"
After two or three years of trying to change your Perspectives to hers you become a " Coldhearted, Insensitive Bastard... all I want is Security"....
Three times so far, inspite of my saying I have no intention of being 'Land Bound' for more than a few months at the begining of each Relationship....

Sounds like you and Anjou should hook up...
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What that says is, youve been with the wrong woman.
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What that says is, youve been with the wrong woman.
Women...... all my life....lol
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OK, womEn, plural.
Time to brake the habit then eh?

If you keep on doing what youve always done, you will keep on getting what youve always got.
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OK, womEn, plural.
Time to brake the habit then eh?

If you keep on doing what youve always done, you will keep on getting what youve always got.
Don't like Beards or stubble......
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