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Bought the engagement ring!! I started a thread awhile ago saying it was going to happen but finally did it. Also picked out a beautiful ring if you as me. Thinking about asking in April (near her birthday maybe). Is it weird to ask on her birthday? I would still get her a gift.
Actually I think her finishing school and getting a good job made me buy it haha. Jk
mkillian247 on twitter..... I say a lot of stuff you wont care about.
Congrats. I got engaged on my birthday but it was more of the time was right it just happened to be my birthday too. I don't think its weird though.
Propose with a cheap plastic ring, replace it with real ring if she says yes, use her money for ring, profit.
Sine Missione -- Never be a spectator for unfairness or stupidity, argue for arguments sake; the grave will give plenty of time for silence.
It's ok I went cubic zirconia haha. Not really
If she wouldn't say yes to a plastic ring she's not worth it anyway.
T's and P's OP
"A good burn is like good sex. It's simple, to the point, and leaves your victim totally destroyed."--Kenny Drebsen
Congratulations guy. Are you nervous to ask her? Relax and be real......
If you have it going like you think you do she thinks so too....
Before there was space or time there was rock and roll.
Wait, when and why did you change your name from "Old Oaken" to just "Oaken"? You think you've reached the Kobe/LeBron/Beyonce level where you can go by just one name?
Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.
Congrats, but I'm surprised the other posters haven't given you more grief yet for deciding to get married.
Seriously though, I'm very happy for you.
I expected more posts along the lines of this.
I have reached that level, there is no question about it.
Also most people called me Oaken any and thought I was some Old man for having Old in my name. They didnt know about the bucket
I am a little shocked as well. I thought it would be most people saying dont do it!
pic of soon to be fiance?
I got engaged about 13 months ago, got married about 4 months ago. Not as bad as you'd think....yet. Good luck man. The wedding planning sucks(my wife did most of the planning because she wanted it that way) Don't go crazy on the wedding and spending a ton of money unless you have plenty to spend. We had an absolutely beautiful wedding for under $15,000. Great venue and decorations. We paid for all the tuxes and bridesmaid dress too.
I recommend going that route when trying to decide what to get your wedding party. They'd much rather have you pay for their tux than get a gift. I did that then just got them a mix of 6 of our favorite beers. We drank the beer together and had a great time at the rehearsal dinner. Also, if your fiance asks you to go to a bridal show with her, go to one. I won my wedding ring at the only one we went to. They were giving away 5 rings and there were probably only 10 guys at the entire show. Saved me 400 bucks.
Have fun man. It'll be a great night. Just focus on having fun with everyone. Don't try to get around to everyone and talk to them at the expense of you having a great time. It will just eat into most of your night and you won't enjoy it as much. Talk to people as you see them or walk around. A quick "thanks for coming, great to see you,enjoy the evening" and be on your way. Good luck!
This post was edited by KCHawk25 14 months ago
I was regretting every ing second of it last night and today.
Who in the B1G doesn't know about the bucket? Football trophies are a staple of the B1G and I thought everyone around the league knew all of them.
On a seperate note, congrats on getting the ring. My uncle once told me that getting married is a special time in a persons life, afterall most people only get married 3 or 4 times in a lifetime.
That's a good one!
Getting married is for suckas.
Good luck, sucka.
If I wasn't so happily married, I would offer condolences.
Life is hard. It's really hard if you're stupid.
I would like to devote a moment of silence to the passing of our friend Oak. He will be missed.
Oak, is she blonde? I like blondes.
You changed the sig pic of your blonde wife.
Yeah, she put on 100lbs and quit her job so I dumped her. Oh yeah, Oak, don't do it brah!
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