So I got married! (Not really)

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Re: So I got married! (Not really)

Post by Xan » Wed May 13, 2020 7:15 pm

Smith1776 wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 7:09 pm
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If the 25% of your portfolio in gold is enough to worry her, she will probably think you have enough money overall.

Assuming she knows enough to know that Gold ownership isn't "normal"!
It's funny. Ever since I adopted the PP, my gold holdings are "the conversation" I've had to have with any particular girl I've been dating at the moment.
Have any of them, er, dug it?
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Re: So I got married! (Not really)

Post by Smith1776 » Wed May 13, 2020 7:17 pm

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It sounds to me like two quantum timelines crossed in your dream state. Maybe you really did live out both lives simultaneously, only to snap into one reality when someone observed you in the simulation. Just think of it as Schrodinger's girlfriend. :o
Honestly, the timeline I dreamed seemed slightly preferable to the one I'm currently experiencing.

You know photography with really bright exposure? Like in cheesy stock photos? My whole dream was that. A more atmospheric and photoshopped version of real life.
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Re: So I got married! (Not really)

Post by Smith1776 » Wed May 13, 2020 7:18 pm

Xan wrote:
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Have any of them, er, dug it?
At best I've gotten a response that was a mix of curiosity and fascination. At worst I've gotten "What the hell?" O0
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Re: So I got married! (Not really)

Post by Dieter » Wed May 13, 2020 7:50 pm

Smith1776 wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 7:18 pm
Xan wrote:
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Have any of them, er, dug it?
At best I've gotten a response that was a mix of curiosity and fascination. At worst I've gotten "What the hell?" O0
But all investment literate?

Nice.
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Re: So I got married! (Not really)

Post by Xan » Wed May 13, 2020 9:01 pm

Smith1776 wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 7:18 pm
Xan wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 7:15 pm

Have any of them, er, dug it?
At best I've gotten a response that was a mix of curiosity and fascination. At worst I've gotten "What the hell?" O0
I was making an oblique reference to them being gold diggers.

How far into a relationship are you before you start talking about investment portfolios? It sounds like this has happened many times?
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Re: So I got married! (Not really)

Post by Smith1776 » Wed May 13, 2020 9:06 pm

Xan wrote:
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I was making an oblique reference to them being gold diggers.

How far into a relationship are you before you start talking about investment portfolios? It sounds like this has happened many times?
Investing is one of my favourite topics to think and talk about, so it actually comes up pretty early. Not because I think it makes great romantic talk, it usually comes up because the girl asks me about my interests. It's also one of the easier topics in which I can sound halfway smart, so there's that haha.

I do worry about gold diggers though. Not that I'm loaded or anything, but the idea that someone wants to be with me more for financial support than me is a little disconcerting.
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Re: So I got married! (Not really)

Post by CT-Scott » Thu May 14, 2020 6:39 pm

A few random thoughts...

- I envy people who remember their dreams, especially so many details. It's rare that I remember anything about what I dreamed about the night before. Is this perhaps a side-effect of me drinking in the evening and having sleep apnea? I'm pretty sure my inability to remember my dreams pre-dates those things, though.

- That said, I do *sometimes* (rarely) remember my dreams, and I vaguely remember an experience similar to what you're describing (many years ago) Smith, where I dreamt about a girl who I otherwise had no interest in, but was briefly infatuated with after having a very emotional dream about her.

- I don't think I know anything about Karen Gillan, but the comments about her reminded me about another actress (Lea Thompson) who hasn't done a lot of roles, I thought was pretty hot in her one big role (Back to the Future), and who aged really well.

- Josh Gad (the voice of Olaf the snowman in the Disney movie Frozen) started up a YouTube series of sorts where he reunites several stars from movies that he loved when he was younger. I believe the first one was for Goonies. The 2nd/most recent one was for Back to the Future. So, you can see Lea Thompson there. I was very disappointed, though, that he didn't get Biff or George McFly. Link here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crdYIUdUOhc&t=1s
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Re: So I got married! (Not really)

Post by dualstow » Thu May 14, 2020 6:43 pm

CT-Scott wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 6:39 pm
It's rare that I remember anything about what I dreamed about the night before. Is this perhaps a side-effect of me drinking in the evening and having sleep apnea?

I’m not judging because I do it, too, but I think drinking relaxes the throat and possibly blocks a breathing passage.
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