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Old 08-01-2014, 11:54 AM
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Old 08-01-2014, 01:45 PM
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Old 08-01-2014, 01:52 PM
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I'm still hoping for an Eames.

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Old 08-01-2014, 02:08 PM
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It appears as though I'm not doing nearly as well as I thought I was...
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Old 08-01-2014, 02:45 PM
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We would do much better in Europe?

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Old 08-01-2014, 03:06 PM
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We would do much better in Europe?

I'd fare just slightly better in Europe. Fortunately for me it doesn't specify "Two or more nice cars" or "Good Champagne in the fridge" and I'm subbing Patriots season tix for Premier League one.

With some creative license, I'm at 34.5% (10/29) on the American list, 35.9% (14/39) on the European one.
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Old 08-01-2014, 03:09 PM
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My cat is a cheetah, mofos . . .

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Old 08-01-2014, 03:26 PM
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We would do much better in Europe?

I do like the idea of a weekly blow-dry especially on a Friday night to prep you for the weekend!
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Old 08-01-2014, 04:30 PM
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From the yankee list - I get 13.8%:
  1. Beautiful Girlfriend (Darling Wife still fills this role!)
  2. Sports Car (multiple Miatas count, right?)
  3. Trophy Wife (again, Darling Wife to the rescue. She's a hawt red head, 20 years my junior!)
  4. Personal Chef (Darling Wife. I'm sensing a theme developing here)


From the continent - 24.1%:
  1. Smartphone
  2. Salary (though this seems an unnaturally low bar for the rest of the list)
  3. Second Home (oh boy, all good as long as inspections aren't required )
  4. Convertible Car (Woot! Miata: ALWAYS the answer!)
  5. Mulberry Handbag (pfft - got two mulberry trees. Close enough.)
  6. Two or more cars (oh hell yeah. got that one covered - even got two that run!)
  7. Mercedes (duh)

From Planet Reality - 100%:
  1. Partner who loves me/whom I love
  2. Health in sufficient quantities to stand up each morning and snuggle with Darling Wife each night
  3. A job that brings me satisfaction and
  4. Sufficient income to keep the zoo and whatever today's definition of family might happen to be fed, clothed, and housed.
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Old 08-01-2014, 05:31 PM
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I do a little better on the Euro list.
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Old 08-01-2014, 09:30 PM
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I'm still hoping for an Eames.

Me too
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Old 08-01-2014, 09:31 PM
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As we say in the sailing world their is "money", than their is "FU money."

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Old 08-01-2014, 09:40 PM
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I'm gonna need a new list

But I do make some of those
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Old 08-01-2014, 10:18 PM
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OH yeah, rock the Casbah, sharia law don't like it !!!


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