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Old 11-24-08, 07:09 AM
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Proud dad thread.

My daughter cheers for McAdenville Dolphins - a local PopWarner football and cheering league. She was entered in the Little Miss Princess for McAdenville and the football team votes for prettiest girl to win.
When it was time to call runner up my heart started racing like I was in the contest. She wasn't called. Then I just thought, well, maybe next year. There's just so many pretty girls on her team. (and I kept telling her, "No matter what happens, remember, you're the most beautiful girl to me.")

Her name was called. I didn't even notice until she let go of my hand and walked up to get her crown. I almost started crying.





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Very beautiful! I have a girl due in January, and can't wait to be a father.
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Old 11-24-08, 07:17 AM
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Originally Posted by diggy488 View Post
Very beautiful! I have a girl due in January, and can't wait to be a father.
Being a father is awesome.

You will need to get a gun.
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Originally Posted by substructure View Post
Being a father is awesome.

You will need to get a gun.
Ha! If only my wife would LET me!
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Sub.....you're doing a good job man.!
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Old 11-24-08, 08:00 AM
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Originally Posted by substructure View Post
Being a father is awesome.

You will need to get a gun.
I would assume you have already started cleaning it
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Old 11-24-08, 08:04 AM
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Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
Sub.....you're doing a good job man.!
Thanks. Sometimes I really don't. But my wife will usually let me know.


Originally Posted by flyingscotsman View Post
I would assume you have already started cleaning it
No gun, unfortunately. My wife and I have already discussed this issue. Now that the girls are older, we are thinking of going to a class and getting our licenses.
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I'm happy for you and your daughter. She is a pretty girl.

I'm not sure how I feel about the concept behind this whole "Little Miss Princess" contest though. I can't help but think that more girls go home disappointed and feeling a bit more insecure than go home feeling happy and self-assured. Hopefully the contest is done with a degree of sensitivity for the girls who don't win anything.
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Originally Posted by substructure View Post
Thanks. Sometimes I really don't. But my wife will usually let me know.




No gun, unfortunately. My wife and I have already discussed this issue. Now that the girls are older, we are thinking of going to a class and getting our licenses.

Was looking at doing a class here in Charlotte myself, been over 20 years since I have fired anything other than a shotgun at some clay pigeons.
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Wait til she's 16! On that note, let me know, I can help you find something appropriate to terrify the BF with by being out on the front porch cleaning it, like a Mossberg Model 500 pump or something. He'll either be terrified, or you'll gain a skeet/range partner.

Originally Posted by substructure View Post
Being a father is awesome.

You will need to get a gun.
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Look at that third pic! Shes happy! Beautiful! Stylish! and still keeps the little girl in her with those UBER COOL gloves! Great job dude! I would have balled like a little girl!
P.S. USAZorro is right, Id keep her out of "Little Miss Princess" type contest, they tend to create little monsters instead of a little miss.
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Originally Posted by flyingscotsman View Post
Was looking at doing a class here in Charlotte myself, been over 20 years since I have fired anything other than a shotgun at some clay pigeons.
There's one here in Belmont too. It's on my list of things to get done for 2009.
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Old 11-24-08, 09:22 AM
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Old 11-24-08, 09:29 AM
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Way to go Sub.
Well, I have to thank my wife. She has the good genes. Thankfully my daughter got most of hers.
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Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
I'm happy for you and your daughter. She is a pretty girl.

I'm not sure how I feel about the concept behind this whole "Little Miss Princess" contest though. I can't help but think that more girls go home disappointed and feeling a bit more insecure than go home feeling happy and self-assured.
Hopefully the contest is done with a degree of sensitivity for the girls who don't win anything.
Hey, its America. I am sure they get a 'little miss Piggy' consolation award w/ a super model diet book.
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Very nice Sub,,,she is pretty and she has poise.
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I'm a proud dad!

...do I need a reason?
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I'm a proud dad!

...do I need a reason?
Not at all. (Good point).
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Great pics, sub. She's a beautiful little girl.

re: guns: Went to the movie "Twilight" Saturday with my wife and our friend. In the scene where the main character brings home her new boyfriend, her Dad (who's also the police chief) is cleaning his shotgun at the table when she announces she wants to bring him in. Our friend looked at me and my wife...and didn't have to say a word. That's our daughter over there <--- in the photo.
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I've been getting my guns nice and dirty so that I'll have plenty to clean when my daughter starts bringing the boys home.

Looks like you'll need it sooner than I will!
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Being a dad is awesome! I'm very proud of my two daughters.
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