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#36720 - 03/12/05 11:22 PM Your favorite housewarming gift?
TVC15 Offline
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Registered: 09/03/04
Posts: 2538
Loc: North Carolina
What was your favorite housewarming gift that you ever received?
Mine is a book about the town I moved from in New York. It's fun to look through and remember being there. I would have never bought it when I lived there but appreciate having it now.

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#36721 - 03/13/05 06:30 PM Re: Your favorite housewarming gift?
jawjaw Offline
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Registered: 07/02/03
Posts: 12025
Loc: Alabama
I received a riding lawnmower from a guy I was dating when I bought the house I'm living in now.

JJ

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#36722 - 03/13/05 07:14 PM Re: Your favorite housewarming gift?
Dianne Offline
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Registered: 05/24/04
Posts: 6123
Loc: Arizona
Oh, well, we won't ask what you did to get THAT kind of gift, will we?

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#36723 - 03/14/05 08:02 AM Re: Your favorite housewarming gift?
jawjaw Offline
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Registered: 07/02/03
Posts: 12025
Loc: Alabama
actually, when he called me to say he was buying it, I said, "DO NOT get that! This is wayyy to generous a gift. Please DO NOT purchase that machine." The schmuck did anyway...Bet you are thinking "what a great guy." Uh huh...oh yeah...it was the first thing he asked for when I said I thought we needed to see other people..."Well, what kind of arrangements would you like to make on the lawnmower?" I kid you not. A gift? Not really...I found out later his boss was with him when he made the purchase and he just wanted to look good in front of him. The jerk. What did I tell him? First I thought about telling him the arrangements would be for him to shove it up....ah...well, let's just say that kind of arrangement wouldn't have been possible, so I told him I like him backing up to my driveway and hauling off HIS lawnmower because I could buy my own. My NEW lawnmower was sitting there when he came to get HIS. He later called and apologized and wanted us to date again. I told him when he could learn to make his butt whistle Dixie, we would. Okay, so maybe I didn't use those exact words...but he got the picture.

JJ

JJ

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#36724 - 03/14/05 08:26 AM Re: Your favorite housewarming gift?
smilinize Offline
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Registered: 11/08/03
Posts: 3512
Loc: outer space
I bet Alabamy is full of jj's abandonned butt whistlin,' lawn mowin,' lovers. What a picture.
smile

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#36725 - 03/13/05 09:32 PM Re: Your favorite housewarming gift?
Dotsie Offline
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Registered: 07/09/08
Posts: 23647
Loc: Maryland
Smile, thanks for sharing! Butt whistlers? Lovely!

We have lived in our home for twenty-plus years. Sorry to say, but I can't remember housewarming gifts. Too old, I guess.

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#36726 - 03/13/05 09:52 PM Re: Your favorite housewarming gift?
smilinize Offline
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Registered: 11/08/03
Posts: 3512
Loc: outer space
Dots, I bet if JJ's butt whistlin,' lawn mowin,' ex boyfriend shows up with a house warming lawn tractor, you'll remember!
smile

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#36727 - 03/14/05 09:19 PM Re: Your favorite housewarming gift?
Dotsie Offline
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Registered: 07/09/08
Posts: 23647
Loc: Maryland
You better believe it!

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#36728 - 03/15/05 02:29 AM Re: Your favorite housewarming gift?
Vicki M. Taylor Offline
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Registered: 01/06/03
Posts: 2196
Loc: Tampa, FL
I guess my favorite gift was a plant because it instantly made the house feel homey. Sheesh. I'm easy to please, I guess.

If you're the Queen, I guess you should expect Queenly gifts.. but a riding lawnmower? Wow.

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#36729 - 03/15/05 07:51 PM Re: Your favorite housewarming gift?
Dotsie Offline
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Registered: 07/09/08
Posts: 23647
Loc: Maryland
Vicki, being easy to please is a blessing. Don't you think?

I love plants too. I'm surrounded by them in my office.

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