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Old 04-11-07, 10:11 AM
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So I got engaged...

I got engaged last Thursday to my girlfriend of fourteen months. The long story, made short...

My elaborate plan went off without a hitch. The plan went as follows: drop her off at work so she has no choice but to be picked up after work, immediately rush home to clean the house and pack her an overnight bag, check into the Marquette Hotel in downtown Minneapolis, pick her up, take her to Psycho Suzi's - the tiki bar lounge where we had our first date - then to the hotel for a jacuzzi spa bath in our junior executive suite, a nap, have drinks in the hotel's Hilton Honors executive lounge on the 19th floor, get dressed up for dinner at McCormick & Schmick's (a week too late to use that wonderful $25 coupon posted here), head back to the executive lounge for drinks, and finally, in a quiet corner of the lounge surrounded by the beautiful downtown skyline at night, I asked her if she will marry me.

She didn't say yes.

She said, "Of course."

I'll take that.

We walked over to her mom's office downtown and let her know in the morning, and my family came up that day for Easter weekend, so we took them and her siblings out for dinner and told them. Then we started the whole phone call list, blah, blah, blah, and then I had to finish grading essays and do my own homework - that's why you fine folks are finding out now instead of earlier.

Questions, comments, wedding-planning advice, your engagement stories, and jokes about the destruction of my independent manhood are all welcomed in this thread.

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Old 04-11-07, 10:14 AM
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I like the Marquette Hotel
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I, for one, am happy you didn't whip out a coupon on that occasion.....



Congratulations!
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I thought you were announcing your engagement to wergo.
Old 04-11-07, 10:21 AM
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We made a pact!
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Congratulations.

Have fun!
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"Of course" is a good answer. It means she has been WAITING for you to get a clue and ask.
Old 04-11-07, 10:46 AM
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Originally Posted by dogmatica
my girlfriend of fourteen months
OMG 14 months? I hope you lived together.


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immediately rush home to clean the house and pack her an overnight bag,
whew, ok, you live together, but damn she has you whipped already and your balls are in her purse, cleaning the house and packing her a bag, the shame and horror. You better have remembered to pack her EVERYTHING or you are in for it.

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check into the Marquette Hotel
High maintenance?

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in downtown Minneapolis,
whew, guess not

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, a nap,
I hope that is some new code for wild sex where you pee in her butt

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(a week too late to use that wonderful $25 coupon posted here)
This tells me that you don't really love her.

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head back to the executive lounge for drinks, and finally, in a quiet corner of the lounge surrounded by the beautiful downtown skyline at night, I asked Kelly if she will marry me.
The day will come where you will regret that

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She said, "Of course."
Shock of the moment, she will probably take it back in about 3 weeks

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I'll take that.
oh my...

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Questions, comments, wedding-planning advice, your engagement stories, and jokes about the destruction of my independent manhood are all welcomed in this thread.
You decide if I was just joking or not
Old 04-11-07, 10:48 AM
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Congratulations. Ah I remember the day I got married, it was the happiest day of my life. I'm sure it will be for you too.
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I have been with my girlfriend for close to four years, and no ring yet. Maybe on our 4th year anniversary.
Old 04-11-07, 11:18 AM
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I wouldn't have the balls to post if she didn't say yes. I applaud your balls. One day some women will appreictae them.
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You poor bastard.....Hell awaits
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Ahhhhh, young love. I still remember going to her parent's house and saying, "I knocked her up!"
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Originally Posted by dogmatica
I got engaged last Thursday to my girlfriend of fourteen months, Kelly. The long story, made short...

I just re-read and all I can say is HOLY SHIT MAN - you like 'em young.....
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Originally Posted by dogmatica
....... a nap, ..........
A nap uh? [wink]Sure........[/wink]

Congrats!!
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Does her mom approve of you two living together before you are married?
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Originally Posted by kvrdave
Ahhhhh, young love. I still remember going to her parent's house and saying, "I knocked her up!"
luckily you did it after the father went hunting so the shotgun was jammed
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Congrats blah blah blah...less blowjobs...blah blah blah...less time for your self..blah blah
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Originally Posted by al_bundy
luckily you did it after the father went hunting so the shotgun was jammed
They don't call my father in law "Gump" for nothing. I told him we went camping last week and thought I'd see if my wife wanted to do it annually. I thought he was going to kill me.
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Originally Posted by Giantrobo
Congrats blah blah blah...less blowjobs...blah blah blah...less time for your self..blah blah
not true at all, marriage means unlimited sex anytime you want it. just like that SNL skit
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Congratulations!
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Originally Posted by kvrdave
They don't call my father in law "Gump" for nothing. I told him we went camping last week and thought I'd see if my wife wanted to do it annually. I thought he was going to kill me.
I have no idea what calling someone "Gump" is supposed to mean. Can you translate that out of Hick please?
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Originally Posted by Tracer Bullet
I have no idea what calling someone "Gump" is supposed to mean. Can you translate that out of Hick please?
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Congratulations ! And "of course" is even better than yes, in my humble opinion.
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I mean congratulations!

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