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Romance at the WWGHA
« on: March 23, 2012, 10:20:26 PM »
As some of you may be aware, I haven't been around much on the forum of late... actually, not at all, since about June.  Real Life has kept me fairly busy.  See, I met this woman on WWGHA about that time.  We were both in the process of getting divorces, and we fell in love.  I quit my job, moved from Houston to Detroit, and since about Christmas we've been "a thing", as the young uns say. I have no doubt that our future life together will be as rich and amazing as these past several months have been.

It isn't often that the Forum family gets to celebrate happy news like this, so we wanted to share.  Here's Xphobe and Persephone this evening, just chillin' after a satisfying dinner of broccoli beef and curry chicken.



I wish I had gotten to meet some of the Texas members before I left (Jetson and Zankuu especially) but on the bright side, I'm now much farther away from George Bush and Rick Perry, and much nearer to Ambassador Pony and Dave Mabus.  I'm looking forward to getting Pony drunk on cheap tequila.

Ok, so how does this tie in with the theme of this section: a personal experience that led me to or away from a religious belief?  Well, I guess it's this - I have had, and am having, the most profound, rewarding experience of my life.  No prayer or deity (as far as I can tell) was involved.  If there is a supreme being, it's Persephone. And she feels the same about me.

« Last Edit: March 23, 2012, 10:26:30 PM by xphobe »
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2012, 10:27:49 PM »
Xphobe, how did you Photoshop me into that picture? I have no idea what you're talking about.
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2012, 10:38:30 PM »
Congrats...we need some good news and that sounds great.  Amazing what this forum can do. :D
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2012, 10:48:00 PM »
Neither of you know me ( I am a 'gasp' theist ) - but congratulations.

I notice you both have one positive karma. One plus one equals two......ahhhhhh
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2012, 10:48:04 PM »
Welcome back to the forum xphobe, and congratulations to both of you! I wish you both the best. Now I fully expect you both to get your priorities straight; stop goofing off in the real world and start entertaining me with forum posts.
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2012, 10:59:16 PM »
Holy Moly!  Awesome!   ;D

Yeah, I'm stilla little pissed, but hell, I'll get over it!  I'm not really pissed, but certainly glad to hear the news.

Shit.  Sweet.  Neato.

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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2012, 11:01:27 PM »
How totally awesome!!! Congratulations to both of you!!!  ;D
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2012, 11:21:00 PM »
can on-line dating prosper? We examine here a texan
who quits his job in houston, travels north and checks in
with a lass he had been wooing, and around the festive season
they both decide that prior hurts is really no good reason

to not give it a go, and they do seem happy there
in the after dinner snap, (although the beef was only fair)
I'm gonna go ahead and guess that they shared a glass of red
and if I'm wrong about that feel free to smack me in the head



Sorry. I felt inspred to write a silly verse. I'm sure the beef was perfectly cooked.


 
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2012, 12:04:18 AM »
Amazing what this forum can do. :D
I know, right? It makes liars out of otherwise good men.

Get your facts straight, X. You *did* pray to biblegod to bring you a goddess, only gawd got the details messed up: You asked for a blonde. Tough noogies, babe.  :D
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Sheldon: Yes, but he never unified gravity with the other forces. If he hadn't been such a hounddog we'd all have time machines.

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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2012, 12:56:58 AM »
How come you two look happy and intellectual and beautiful (well, one of you does)? I belong to the same site and the best I can manage is being deplorable and disgusting. The only place my picture shows up is at the post office. And on top of that, the only thing that ever had a crush on me was a boulder.

I'm thrilled for you anyway. I'm a sap for happy endings and trust that this happy beginning will ensure that. Do it right and remember this: if you think you might be doing something wrong, ask yourself if I would do such a thing. If the answer is yes, then you are doing something wrong.

P.S. FYI xphobe, you would have gotten Persephone a lot quicker if you didn't have such a creepy avatar. I know that's why I never made a move on you.  ;D

Edit: Tossed a smiley face in to make sure everyone understood mirth was involved.
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #10 on: March 24, 2012, 01:34:30 AM »
D'aww. Many happy returns to you both!
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #11 on: March 24, 2012, 02:48:25 AM »
I wondered where you were.   Lovely story guys    best wishes.
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #12 on: March 24, 2012, 05:46:16 AM »
No offense, but it will be a cold day in hell that this small town boy visits Detroit. Typically, Canadians just pass through with their doors locked, windows up, and lots of gas.

Congratulations! I hope you brought your guns.
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #13 on: March 24, 2012, 06:21:30 AM »
As some of you may be aware, I haven't been around much on the forum of late... actually, not at all, since about June.  Real Life has kept me fairly busy.  See, I met this woman on WWGHA about that time.  We were both in the process of getting divorces, and we fell in love.  I quit my job, moved from Houston to Detroit, and since about Christmas we've been "a thing", as the young uns say. I have no doubt that our future life together will be as rich and amazing as these past several months have been.


GET WITH THE PROGRAM PEOPLE! You're supposed to make WAR, not love! You've been duly reported to Homeland Security, the CIA, the NSA, and the NRA.
Oh, and the beef and chicken thing has been reported to PETA.
A tour of DUTY in Afghanistan or Iraq will hopefully cool your ardour.
We hope you enjoy your stay in Detroit, that shining example of the success of Capitalism, especially the Real Estate sector.
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #14 on: March 24, 2012, 07:55:34 AM »
Will there be any of these coming along? we will only roast a few, not many.

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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #15 on: March 24, 2012, 08:06:11 AM »
wow congrats.  :)

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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #16 on: March 24, 2012, 08:25:25 AM »
This is amazing!

Congratulations!

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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #17 on: March 24, 2012, 08:47:06 AM »
Will there be any of these coming along? we will only roast a few, not many.

That would be a "NO" with 100% certainty.  We've both paid our dues in that dept.  We're tired and just want to bask in each other's company.  Anyway I've been to the vet years ago to have my claws clipped, so it would take a miracle on the order of the virgin birth for that to happen.

But we do plan to have a big WWGHA party at some point, so if you guys are real hungry we could adopt a few just for the occasion.
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #18 on: March 24, 2012, 09:02:48 AM »
Awww.. oh wait..my cynical side is kicking in.. you see.. I have a single 27 year old daughter so as a sworn protectorate of all women everywhere it is my sworn duty to report X as a prototypical male wanting ONLY 1 thing...and I think we all know what that is..:o  ssss...ssseee... Oh I just cant bring myself to say such ungodly words. :angel:
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #19 on: March 24, 2012, 09:15:18 AM »
ssseee...ason tickets to the Red Wings?   &)
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #20 on: March 24, 2012, 09:22:57 AM »
wow cool! congrats guys!   ;)
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #21 on: March 24, 2012, 09:50:05 AM »
God did say go out and reproduce.  Maybe you can give the Duggers a run for their money. lol

Man, that pic of all those kids in one place sends shivers up my spine and makes me hungry.
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #22 on: March 24, 2012, 09:51:24 AM »
Well, all the breast best as a couple  :-*

Pardon my lousy engrish  ;D
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #23 on: March 24, 2012, 10:05:12 AM »
Get your facts straight, X. You *did* pray to biblegod to bring you a goddess, only gawd got the details messed up: You asked for a blonde. Tough noogies, babe.  :D

Why can't I have my cake and eat it too?  I have my goddess, now let me have my blonde...

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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #24 on: March 24, 2012, 10:16:03 AM »
No offense, but it will be a cold day in hell that this small town boy visits Detroit. Typically, Canadians just pass through with their doors locked, windows up, and lots of gas.

Canadians have cars?

I wasn't clear ...  when Pooz gets her passport renewed, we can come invade YOU.  It's what we Americans do best.  We'll justify it as "democracy-building".  Got any oil, Pony?

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« Reply #25 on: March 24, 2012, 10:30:50 AM »
Has she told you about the 7 kids still waitin fer aunt mama at the trailer park or her 6'9" drunken over protective brother who just got out of prison yet?  :D
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #26 on: March 24, 2012, 10:43:41 AM »
Aw  :), I'm a sucker for a good romance story.

Congratulations guys!
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Re: Romance at the WWGHA
« Reply #27 on: March 24, 2012, 01:21:18 PM »
PERSEPHONEEEEE!!!!!!!!

You two look terribly happy together!

Hey xphobe, I've known Persy for a while now (only online), and I think she's one hot lady inside and out.  I'm thrilled for you guys because I know she deserves to be happy, and she is. 


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« Reply #28 on: March 24, 2012, 09:18:08 PM »
thanks albeto!  That means extra coming from you.  I guess it's no surprise to you that we are both geeks. ;)  We'd love to meet you guys in person if we're ever your way.
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