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      06-03-2011, 05:35 PM   #45
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You should spend it on her. Spa day, nice restaurant, whatever you both like to do. Tell her it's from the money she gave you. Then later on, she would probably give you more $$$$.
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      06-03-2011, 05:37 PM   #46
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lets just say i can pay for 1 1/2 months of my car payments.
A grand.
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      06-03-2011, 07:08 PM   #47
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You should spend it on her. Spa day, nice restaurant, whatever you both like to do. Tell her it's from the money she gave you. Then later on, she would probably give you more $$$$.
OMG you guys seriously can come out some idea... never thought about this and I LIKE IT...

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A grand.

hahahah just a little over...
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      06-03-2011, 08:09 PM   #48
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Take about $500 and send her to the spa for the works. She will be there all day. She will be treated with all sorts of lotions, potions and lathers. She will be rubbed, wrapped, peeled, and dipped more than a pre-packaged crudités platter. She will love you for this.

While she is there you have a free day and about $1000 to get something for yourself/car.

At the end of the day, you will both be happy.

If there is anything left over, go drink champagne and eat strawberries...but not in the car.
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      06-03-2011, 11:18 PM   #49
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This sounds like a very "non-traditional" situation here. Fascinating.
Your lady fiancée gave you money to spend on yourself. Hello, Sugarmama!

Make no mistake THIS IS A TEST whether your fiancée is conscious of it or not.
Be that as it may, I'd spend it on yourself and not be be too submissive about this.

Is she going to be the bread-winner of the family?
If yes, then you're going to have to get used to following her lead (in a financial sense.)
That's perfectly legitimate. I'm not judging.

HOWEVER, not taking the gift and enjoying it for yourself may send a message that you
fear her approval... setting a bad example and tone for the relationship's future.
She probably gave you cash because she still doesn't know you well enough to buy
you something you would like.

Mod your car and enjoy your gift. You can "pay" her back by being a happy and loving fiancée/husband.
Read this to yourself in Captain Kirk/William Shatner's classic halting, over-dramatic tone--it's pretty frickin' funny.
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      06-04-2011, 12:05 AM   #50
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Save the treat money trust me...i learnt the hard way, save the treat and the ''nice guy'' stuff for whenever you eff up or shes feeling down!

For now, I'd save it, INVEST! dont spend it on parts just ''because you can'', if you're not really burning to spend it on something you dont need, dont spend it, simple.
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      06-04-2011, 03:06 AM   #51
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I would get a watch
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      06-05-2011, 06:15 PM   #52
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...wait..she gave you money? Why spend it back on her..not all of it..

Also if you bored driving a m3 u need to not drive sports cars ...maybe u need a bike
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      06-06-2011, 12:10 AM   #53
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I would get a watch
dont wear a watch even though i have 3 and still new and not being used.

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Also if you bored driving a m3 u need to not drive sports cars ...maybe u need a bike
I have an 848 Evo.
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      06-06-2011, 12:21 AM   #54
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THANKS thats a pretty good idea/advise. I will just do that... a surprise getaway weekend would be nice. havent had one in almost 2 years.
wow how haven't you thought of that idea! my 1st choice

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Take it to a track
ok i lied...this is my first choice
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      06-06-2011, 04:04 AM   #55
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I like the surprise trip suggestion.
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      06-06-2011, 02:48 PM   #56
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Seems as good a topic as any to make my first post

Absolutely treat her, and don't do it because you hope to get something from it, do it because you want her to be happy. Then you may find out that she'll do the same back for you when it really matters.

Case in point:

A few years back, for our 10th wedding anniversary my wife had her eye on this somewhat expensive diamond ring. To her, it was the dream M3, and I was fortunate enough to make that happen. Now, as I hit my 40th birthday she approached ME to ask "What do you think about finally getting that M3 you've always wanted?"

Do good things with good intentions and it comes back to you. Take care of those that mean the most to you
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      06-06-2011, 02:59 PM   #57
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I think this is what she's trying to tell you to buy her
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