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Old 04-01-2010, 10:23 PM
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How do you convince/tell the wife you need a new mower?

Ok, so I just bought a new mower and I know I had to do a lot of bargaining with my wife to get it. I was just wondering what you guys or gals tell your significant other about why you need a new mower. This situation might be more suited to solo operator or part-timers. I know some of you full time guys replace equipment every couple of years. The mower I sold was 3 years old and only had 240 hours on it. Just curious to see what kind of response you come up with.
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:27 PM
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i just go and buy it, she doesn't say a word, she knows I don't just buy stuff for the hell of it.
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:28 PM
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She doesn't care because she sees the cash coming in.
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:29 PM
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wow..... only 240 hrs - I hope you were upgrading....
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:35 PM
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:37 PM
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As long as my wife knows the camper will be pulling out ever other weekend this year she could care less what I buy. I dropped a few accounts to spend some time living instead of working this year. I have found that no matter how much money you make its never enough. Tell your wife its just something you need.
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:39 PM
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She has no idea what gets purchased. I like to keep work at work. When I am home that's what it is all about.
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:40 PM
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I just say "Me like'em. You cook'em supper". lol.
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:50 PM
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I just say "Me like'em. You cook'em supper". lol.
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Old 04-01-2010, 11:16 PM
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i just go and buy it, she doesn't say a word, she knows I don't just buy stuff for the hell of it.
Exactly! However, my wife knows I buy stuff for the hell of it, and she does the same. To each their own. It's not worth the argument, and if I ever feel a whip on my backside, she knows where the door is.
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