When your spouse says you need another guitar...

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  1. watelessness

    watelessness New Member

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    wife: ooooo! that purple PRS glows in the dark! you need to buy that

    me: um, sure, yeah, ok, but i have no GAS, don't know the neck carve or what pickups are in it; heck i don't even know if there is a sonic space that it would fit into considering what i have now. Besides, PRSh doesn't think we should have more than one of his guitars

    wife: but it's purple. and it glows in the dark. it would look great on stage.

    me: well there is that, but...

    :p
     
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  2. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Vanity is the healthiest thing in life.

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    She has a point.

    My wife is trying to get me to buy something too, but just like you I’m not suffering from GAS pains either.

    Where was this support when I really needed it?!?!
     
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  3. Rider1260

    Rider1260 New Member

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    Wait you have to OK to just get a PRS , no sneaking stash money , PayPal credit just a free pass ;)
    What are you waiting for and where are the pictures !!!!!!!
     
  4. Tonart

    Tonart Tone of the Art......or is that backwards?

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    Every once a while, you strike the lottery.
     
  5. shimmilou

    shimmilou New Member

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    She sounds like an extremely intelligent woman, you really should listen to her. ;)
     
  6. SupremeDalek

    SupremeDalek New Member

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    I'm really, really, really, really (get it?) surprised that this one isn't ordered yet. I mean... She said go for it! Sounds like a winner!
     
  7. CandidPicker

    CandidPicker Hobbyist / Student

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    Truth is stranger than fiction. Your wife may like the way the guitar looks, but may also be leveraging for a bargaining chip in the future (i.e. "I encouraged your guitar purchase. Why can't I have that diamond stud bracelet and matching ensemble?")

    While your wife may be sincerely interested in enabling your guitar purchase, I'd be forthright with her and ask her if there were something she also had her eye on.

    And next time you take your wife out to dinner at night, ask her if she likes how the car in front of you looks. "Oooo! A BMW! that would look great in our garage..."
     
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  8. Herr Squid

    Herr Squid I was severely impressed

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    Dude.


    You are seriously overthinking things when you've been given a free pass!
     
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  9. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    It’s a test. Beware.
     
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  10. dkilpatrick

    dkilpatrick Makes guitar faces

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  11. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    ^^^THIS^^^
    Beat me to it. If you do it you are sure to NEVER repeat! Use this green light for whatever YOU want. It's an IOU card IMHO.:D
     
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  12. JohnPRS

    JohnPRS New Member

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    It is a trap, but there is a new PRS in the deal so just go along with it. NGD post tomorrow?
     
  13. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    You know how when you ask for permission and she says “Do whatever you want?” And it really means, “You will pay if you choose poorly.”

    I’ve been married a long time. ;)

    However, JohnPRS does make a good point. You get a new guitar, so take the beating.
     
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  14. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    I don’t think assuming someone’s devious is justified. Women can’t be lumped into bizarre stereotyped Eve categories.

    But I’d sure as hell get the guitar while the gettin’ is good!
     
  15. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Twiddling thumbs whilst patiently awaiting NGD thread.........
     
  16. Victek

    Victek New Member

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    I say ignore the cynical responses; get the guitar and reciprocate down the road. "That's amore".
     
  17. jjhookemup

    jjhookemup Gearoholic

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    “Snap out of it!”...(a hand slaps your face) Are you crazy...do it! Many of us would kill to have a wife encourage a new guitar buy. I would try my best to love it.
     
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  18. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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  19. merciful-evans

    merciful-evans New Member

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    yeah, I fantasise about women like that sometimes too... ;)
     
  20. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay!

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    Happens to me all the time. But in my case, my wife buys more gittars than I do. Although mine usually cost more, so it balances out... ;)
     
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