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    Since when did valentines become about buying electronics and not just sweets?

    I've noticed there are a lot of flyers from computer and electronic stores for valentines this year compared to last year.

    It's like a 2nd Christmas or something.


    Why? What is wrong wrong with a bouquet of flowers, movie and a dinner at a restaurant?
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    For me? You're so sweet!
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    I've been seeing taglines on various sites like CNET, Yahoo, and the like covering the trend of foregoing the traditional stuff and going techno- to embrace the inner nerd.

    Flowers die, movie can be a hit or a waste of time/money, and then dinner can be whole 'nuther can of worms.
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    Because the only true measures of love are how much you spend and how impressed others are by your gadgets. *duh*
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    Quote Originally Posted by mymojo View Post
    Because the only true measures of love are how much you spend and how impressed others are by your gadgets. *duh*
    man, I must be a massive narcissist if that's the case.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    There's nothing that expresses love better than a new 60 inch flat screen.

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    Besides, my wife keeps asking for plug and play entertainment.

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    Times are changing. Gender equality ain't what it used to be. More and more men now want flowers and dinner and more and more women want video games and Ipads. It is what it is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    Besides, my wife keeps asking for plug and play entertainment.
    In that case make sure you took your Viagra
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    As per xkcd, if/when I ever find someone, i'm getting them some easter candies and a jar of hammers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    Why? What is wrong wrong with a bouquet of flowers, movie and a dinner at a restaurant?
    Electronics stores don't sell any of that ****. 3D HDTV = Love. Bigger 3D HDTV = More Love.

    I bet you're not even planning to commemorate George Washington's birthday by buying Bose stereo equipment and Monster Cable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    Electronics stores don't sell any of that ****. 3D HDTV = Love. Bigger 3D HDTV = More Love.

    I bet you're not even planning to commemorate George Washington's birthday by buying Bose stereo equipment and Monster Cable.
    monster cable can rot in hell.

    Now, I've heard of 3D pr0n, but I've also heard of censored 3D pr0n. Which makes me wonder what the mosaic looks like in 3D. Is it a bunch of cubes?
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Why are matresses on sale on Presidents' day? It seems Valentine's day would be more appropriate.
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    I bought my girlfriend a heart-shaped cookie. $2.00.

    I'm also taking her out to a movie tonight. More than $2.00
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