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Re: Bribery Does Work!

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  • ai4re
    ... Woo hoo!!!! NICE!!!! I got my wife a mother/child pendant necklace (ooo....maybe I shouldn t say this in public, but I feel pretty safe here) which has a
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 6, 2006
      --- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com, "Dennis" <wb0wao@...> wrote:
      >
      > I received the "main present" for the XYL today and I wrapped it and
      > put it under the tree. It was obvious that it was some type of
      > jewelry and of course that started the XYL wondering what it was.
      > After a couple hours of taunting and teasing her, she "offered" to
      > have an early exchange of one present <grin>. She got a very
      > nice .925 charm braclet with 5 dog-related charms on it (she has been
      > wanting that FOREVER!) and I got a brand new Blue Racer and a wooden
      > carry case for it!
      >
      > I think it was an even trade....

      Woo hoo!!!!

      NICE!!!!

      I got my wife a mother/child pendant necklace (ooo....maybe I shouldn't
      say this in public, but I feel pretty safe here) which has a birthstone
      of our baby son.

      I packed the box it came in inside another larger box with a 5lb SCUBA
      weight. This is so it's obvious it's not jewelry!

      I don't think I've getting a Blue Racer, though.
    • Earl Needham
      ... Me, either, but oh well... :-) Now, I ve got Christmas for our two younger sons all planned out and taken care of. The youngest is 20, the next one is 22
      Message 2 of 4 , Dec 6, 2006
        At 07:51 AM 12/6/2006, ai4re wrote:
        >--- In <mailto:cw_bugs%40yahoogroups.com>cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com,
        >"Dennis" <wb0wao@...> wrote:
        > > I received the "main present" for the XYL today and I wrapped it and
        > > put it under the tree. It was obvious that it was some type of
        > > jewelry and of course that started the XYL wondering what it was.
        > > After a couple hours of taunting and teasing her, she "offered" to
        > > have an early exchange of one present <grin>. She got a very
        > > nice .925 charm braclet with 5 dog-related charms on it (she has been
        > > wanting that FOREVER!) and I got a brand new Blue Racer and a wooden
        > > carry case for it!
        ><snip>
        >
        >I got my wife a mother/child pendant necklace (ooo....maybe I shouldn't
        >say this in public, but I feel pretty safe here) which has a birthstone
        >of our baby son.
        >
        >I packed the box it came in inside another larger box with a 5lb SCUBA
        >weight. This is so it's obvious it's not jewelry!
        >
        >I don't think I've getting a Blue Racer, though.

        Me, either, but oh well... :-)

        Now, I've got Christmas for our two younger sons all planned
        out and taken care of. The youngest is 20, the next one is 22 -- I
        got the 22 yr-old an FM transmitter for an Ipod Nano, and I'm going
        to give it to him in the Radio Shack bag, still with the $10
        clearance price sticker on it, and tell him that I think he might try
        to use it with his old MP3 player. When he decides he can't do that,
        I'm going to give him the Fed-Ex box (that he's already signed for
        while I was gone!) and tell him to look inside. He's going to find a
        black Ipod Nano with his nickname engraved on it -- ought to make
        quite the splash!

        The youngest is getting a 30 gb standard Ipod. The oldest
        (25 yr old) has already received his leather gig bag so he can carry
        around my old Conn 88H while he's working on the cruise ship the next
        6 months...

        7 3
        Earl

        KD5XB
        Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cw_bugs
      • David J. Ring, Jr.
        And I thought you were going to give #2 son a bottle of Slide-O-Mix trombone libricant, a leather gig bag, and then told him that he could use his old grammar
        Message 3 of 4 , Dec 6, 2006
          And I thought you were going to give #2 son a bottle of Slide-O-Mix trombone
          libricant, a leather gig bag, and then told him that he could use his old
          grammar school 'bone to fill it, and then come up with a UPS box with a new
          Conn 88H-CL with that new rotor design everyone is talking about in rose
          brass!

          Then you'd get one of those GHD bugs - maybe even the fully automatic one!

          73

          David N1EA
          ----- Original Message -----
          From: Earl Needham
          To: cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com
          Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2006 10:22 AM
          Subject: Re: [cw_bugs] Re: Bribery Does Work!


          The youngest is getting a 30 gb standard Ipod. The oldest
          (25 yr old) has already received his leather gig bag so he can carry
          around my old Conn 88H while he's working on the cruise ship the next
          6 months...

          7 3
          Earl

          KD5XB
          Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
          http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cw_bugs
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