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lauderdalems
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Jun 07, 2008 08:42 |  #1

Help, wife knows I want some more glass and Father's Day is next week. I've spent the past 2 weeks painting the outside house (I'm in the deep south and it's HOT) and doing a lot of perks for her.

Not once has she asked for suggestions or even mention next week. AND I was very good to her on Mother's Day.

Need suggestions on what to do....

Note-she does not read this forum.


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Jun 07, 2008 08:45 |  #2

Ummmmm. I don't know. Maybe....

Talk to her?

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Jun 07, 2008 09:52 |  #3

Get a canon poster :)
I dunno, maybe she went to a camera shop and bought you a lens by herself.


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Jun 07, 2008 09:54 |  #4

just make sure she knows where to get the glass. It would be a shame that she wouldn't want to buy your lens because its 300 more in store than you can get it online.


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Jun 07, 2008 10:03 |  #5

She usually ask me in advance and then tells me to just order it...but so far she has said nothing...nothing...no​thing.


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Jun 07, 2008 10:05 |  #6

If you say something you run the risk of ruining her surprise... it may be a lens or it may be something entirely different. If she thinks you really want the lens she might feel bad and change what she was doing.

Let her be... don't plan your own gifts! My wife knows not to pick out something technical like a lens without asking; I bet yours does, too.


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Jun 07, 2008 10:16 |  #7

Why should you expect anything? Personnally, I don't do mothers day, fathers day, grandparents day or much else. Don't do a lot for each others birthdays either.

When we want something - we just tend to get it.

Call me a miserable old git if you want! :)


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Jun 07, 2008 10:57 |  #8
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get an amazon wish list for yourself and let her know about it :)

i put one on my blog and a couple of the other sites so she can find it ;)


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Jun 07, 2008 11:18 |  #9

dadCameraGuy wrote in post #5678433 (external link)
get an amazon wish list for yourself and let her know about it :)

i put one on my blog and a couple of the other sites so she can find it ;)

This is what I would do as well. Last thing you want is for her to pick up the wrong gear from a place with a bad return policy.


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Jun 07, 2008 11:27 |  #10

anglefire wrote in post #5678294 (external link)
Why should you expect anything? Personnally, I don't do mothers day, fathers day, grandparents day or much else. Don't do a lot for each others birthdays either.

When we want something - we just tend to get it.

Call me a miserable old git if you want! :)

when it comes to gifts we don't either. we both have jobs and keep most of our money separate.

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Jun 07, 2008 12:48 |  #11

Me I am not my wife's father, that is too weird. I think we even have a law against it.

I agree with to let those around you just surprise you. If you don't care if it is what you are currently fixated on you will not disappointed and therefore will be happier and that is more important. Get the lens yourself latter.

I used a lens as computer wallpaper for a year in our shared office and that did not work so I no longer have any faith in hints working at all.

Myself I am able to pick up on the most subtle and slight hint. BTW if you believe that maybe you would like this bridge I have for sale.




  
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Jun 07, 2008 12:54 |  #12

have a friend call her and tell her how muc you have been foaming about this new lens. Just an idea. Or tell your kids to tell her what you want. I know my dad ordered a 50% off monitor at Best Buy, but my mom said no. Then the other day my dad said "Since i can't have the monitor, ask your mom if you can keep it and give it to me for Father's Day." I thought that was funny that my dad has to beg his child to get a toy. Oh well he gets me apples every night so i tried my best, but my mom is adamnt about returning it. Oh well, i tried. Just my little experience.


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