Wedding Imminent

Discussion in 'Hangar Talk' started by overdrive148, May 24, 2017.

  1. OkieFlyer

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    Dude! Congrats on taking the vow! I sincerely hope you and your bride enjoy your marriage. To hell with all the negative stuff about marriage, it's the best thing in the world if you chose wisely. Don't sweat the small stuff and have fun.

    Proud of ya.
     
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    Congrats!
    (and wear that shiit out you ain't gettin any younger) :arf:
     
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    Hey Overdrive, one more piece of advice:
    Close up that computer, turn to your new wife and say "Darling, I am sorry I have been spending so much time on the internet during our honeymoon. I promise to spend more time with you".

    I know there is a difference between us old farts and you young-uns, but all women want to be the center of their man's attention. Especially at a time like this.
     
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    11 years for me this coming September, and I'll tell you sincerely... it's the best thing I've ever done. There's going to be tough moments with yelling and tears, but as long as you both learn from it and compromise, it'll always work out in the end.

    Congratulations and best of luck to both of you, Overdrive148 and Mrs. Overdrive148! Thanks for sharing the moment with us!
     
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    I must be really lucky, because Mrs. Steingar and I compromise on numerous things. A really good example was when we got married I didn't want a ring (I've never worn any kind of ornament) and she didn't want to change her name. The deal was struck that I'd wear a ring if she changed her name, and I still wear one to this day and she is still Mrs. Steingar.

    I would addd to the caution given to the OP to pay a wee bit more attention to his new spouse and less to his internet buddies.
     
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    100% correct about the need for compromise. For example, I keep the key to the gun cabinet, but Mrs. Half Fast keeps the key to the ammo box. 24 years now, and neither of has shot the other yet.
     
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    I'm already in Las Vegas.. I would have happily kidnapped him. Would have looked funny with my 3 year old in tow.
     
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    I've been down the plank twice.. contemplating a third trip
     
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    Congratulations!!!!

    Mr and Mrs overdrive
     
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    Needs a new avatar with two faces buzzing... LOL...
     
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    So............It's 9:49pm. I just thought I'd point out that Mr. and Mrs. Overdrive are prolly bumping uglies in Vegas right now. Good night.
     
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    DONT DO IT!!!!!!

    ****. I'm too late.

    I mean... congrats....
     
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    Congratulations to both of you.
     
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    Thanks for the continued congratulations guys!

    Just got back home to Fort Worth. Really nice to be back in the apartment as it turns out. Vegas was nice but way too busy for my taste.
     
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    Congrats overdrive! :thumbsup:

    Y'all are rookies. Tomorrow number 45 (that's what she tells me, I thought it was 145 years) for us, and it's the same bit...woman. :nono:
     
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    Congratulations yourself :p
    Hey man, 3rd day-anniversary isn't so bad!
     
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    Give it awhile....

    laughing gif.gif

    I kid I kid!
     
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    Three days? It feels like just yesterday I was telling you to run like hell!
     
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    Welcome back overdrive...... I was wondering if you survived.....;):lol::lol:
     
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    Congrats to you guys. Working on year 21 here.
     
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    Well guys and gals, here we are. One year anniversary officially tomorrow. It has been a hell of a ride so far but we are both still committed and into as many years as we can get! Jobs gained and lost, a hospital stay, a temporary roommate, financial difficulties, a small fight here and there, uncertainties, compromises, life trying to throw us for a loop and all in all a lot of wonderful days spent with the person I care most about.

    I think I picked the right one.

    Now I am showing wiseness in my old age by putting the phone away until we get back from our mini-moon as we are calling it (still not stable enough financially for a proper honeymoon but working on it).

    It is nice to read back to last year in this thread and see all of your responses and my overwhelming panic before the big moment.
     
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    Clearly you're still in the honeymoon phase!

    Just kidding. Congratulations!
     
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    Damn, she kept you a full year. Amazing! ;)

    Here's hoping she never figures out that you got the better bargain.:cheers:

    Oh, congrats!
     
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    The first year is the hardest!

    Or is it the 2nd year? Or 3rd? Damn, it's been 13 years for me and every year has had it's own share of "fun." But you know you've chosen wisely when you look back and can't envision having gone through all that you have without your significant other by your side.

    Congratulations!
     
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    There are I think two secrets for a long and happy marriage. The first is compromise as I’ve said. The other however, is commonality. A couple needs to share something beyond some common experience or child rearing. Those that don’t seldom make the distance.

    A truly heartfelt wish of continued happiness for our OP on this very important occasion. And I will put in a plug for one of the POA social occasions. Screen time will be far more understandable when Mrs. Overdrive knows some of the folks her husband is screening with.
     
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    It will be 42 for me and the wife this August. I was still in college when we got married at 20 and I think I was gone playing Army at Ft. Knox on our first anniversary. What I remember the most is we were broke as a joke but knew things could only get better. We had lots of family support which helped when there was no money and no food and payday was still a week away. In some ways, it was the best time of my life. Congratulations on making it through the first year.
     
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    Congrats on year one. Sounds like a rough first year, but those are the kind that can help you grow together.

    Tim

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    You guys are still honey mooners for at least another year....:yesnod::yesnod:

    I got married for the first and only time at 51. It will be 8 years in a few weeks.
     
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    Congrats! Since it is your "paper" anniversary, give her one of your old sectionals
     
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    Married in Vegas 1968, this Labor Day it will be 50 years, What occurs in Vegas doesn't always stay in Vegas. congratulation on your day.
     
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    I am coming up on 29. Couldn't afford a honeymoon back then either.
    Still can't.
    I own an airplane. That's my excuse, and I'm stickin' with it.
     
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    First marriage for me was 8 years, 3 the second time around :) we'll see how long the third lasts, asking her in Hawaii in August. Congrats on the first year in the bag!
     
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    Pics or it didn't happen! ;p

    I gave my wife a necklace with a paper airplane pendant on it for the "paper" anniversary, to commemorate all the great adventures we'd had flying around together. And she liked it, too! Definitely a keeper. :)
     
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    Anyone ever done the “traditional anniversary gifts by year”? Like first year is paper, 10th year is aluminum, 60 is diamond. Lol those always cracked me up.

    5th year anniversary is supposed to be wood. When my brother had his 5th year anniversary this conversation got brought up amongst the family members. He said, “oh she’ll be getting plenty of wood” hahaha
     
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    No, I think that stuff went out with receiving dowries. LOL.
     
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    Congratulations! May you and her have many more.
     
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    Congrats to you and your financier...er, fiance! :)
     
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    Yes, I do. It helps me narrow down my shopping. Otherwise I have no ****ing clue what to get her. :rofl:

    For "Paper" I got her the aforementioned necklace with paper airplane pendant to commemorate our fun in the airplane and tie it to "paper".
    For "Cotton" I got her a cotton candy machine - Fun to use or take to parties with little ones - and a cotton T-shirt that says "My husband's wife is awesome!"
    For "Leather", a leather bag for carrying things to work to replace the worn cloth one she was using... And some hot leather pants. :aureola::yikes:
    For "Flowers - Well, duh. That was almost too easy.

    That's as far as we've gotten so far. For "wood", aside from the obvious, I'm gonna make her something out of wood.

    Honestly, I'm dreading the 16th anniversary, because I'm going to have to come up with an original idea! :rofl:
     
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    So uh. You know the saying... first comes love, then comes marriage...

    We're pregnant.
     
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