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Nothing. Spas, restaurants, hotels...the very idea of getting a gift. All too conformist for LiB. They're going to do naked cartwheels in the park instead to be truly contrarian.
..I was thinking of something more in the line of getting naked in the woods and sacrificing a small goat....but the cartwheel idea is definitely interesting.
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Re: Valentine's Day Rant (and what to do)

My first valentines day in CH was almost 15 years ago. Just started dating a swiss girl then too. So I did the usual procedure:

- booked a table in a nice restaurant 1 month in advance. Surprisingly, I managed to get the best table, and when I asked if they would serve a special menu, there was confusion... so normal menu only...
- tried to order flowers 3 weeks in advance. Surprisingly a couple of florists didn't take orders that early, and they charged normal prices, not triple.
- got my present, but could not find appropriate wrapping paper, or chocolates wrapped in valentines sort of way..
- struggled to find a valentiens card (or was my german that bad)

Then when the day came, my gf was completely taken by surprise. So surprised that she was suspicious. Nice restaurant, flowers, a present in a little box. She thought I was about to propose! After only a few months of dating!! Turns out, Valentines day was not a big thing in Switzerland and I should have guessed given all the hints above. So the next couple of years or so, we did not celebrate it.

A few years later, as commercialism set in, my gf suddenly remarked, "how come we never do anything on Valentines?". Wtf?? Clearly hallmark has taken over Switzerland by then....
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THAT WASN`T A MOLE!!!, and I don't think you should have been staring.
Dinkleberry, then?
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..I was thinking of something more in the line of getting naked in the woods and sacrificing a small goat....but the cartwheel idea is definitely interesting.
If you do the goat thing, I will do some jerk goat on an open fire, plus I need some weird to counterbalance the V day kitch.
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Old 11.01.2011, 12:21
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If you do the goat thing, I will do some jerk goat
is that legal in Switzerland =????
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Old 11.01.2011, 12:22
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restaurant, flowers, a present in a little box. She thought I was about to propose! After only a few months of dating!! ....
Ok, I get it. So, LiB, are you afraid she could get craving for a shiny ring on VD?
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Old 11.01.2011, 12:23
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Dinkleberry, then?
it's my Irish ancestry showing
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Old 11.01.2011, 12:25
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Ok, I get it. So, LiB, are you afraid she could get craving for a shiny ring on VD?
No, she does have that craving already. (I know, who'd willingly want to be with me....)

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Valentine's Day is just around the corner and I'm cerrtain many of you are already doing some higher mathematics to figure out what the significant other would want in order to maintain peace and quiet at home.
well... i dont do this on "made up" dates and to fullfill such expectations to have peace at home... id be together with the wrong other half...
And why is it that i (or we as men) do have to give something ?
What is a « valentine » by definition , female? Because if not… where is my present then?

I say: boycott!
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If you do the goat thing, I will do some jerk goat on an open fire, plus I need some weird to counterbalance the V day kitch.
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is that legal in Switzerland =????

No, it will not be an EF event.
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LiB doesnt "do" Christmas, holidays, birthdays... can you imagine what his wedding would be like?
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LiB doesnt "do" Christmas, holidays, birthdays... can you imagine what his wedding would be like?
..I give you a hint, remember Mexico and donkey (when you swallowed the worm)?

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Ok, so what spa do you frequent, I am not a big fan swimming with people's dinkleberries...

LiB, it's easy then, just get her that damn ring. Or....wait....you don't have similar cravings. I hope she does not read EF, ick. Then even the nakid cartwheels won't save your butt.
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Old 11.01.2011, 12:31
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..I give you a hint, remember Mexico and goat (when you swallowed the worm)?

grynchie don't do no worms "*shudder*


MC... and I was going to suggest an EF event up at Leukerbadd
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grynchie don't do no worms "*shudder*


MC... and I was going to suggest an EF event up at Leukerbadd
That's a neat idea, yeah! I'm having troubles pushing my hb into speedos, though.
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Ok, so what spa do you frequent, I am not a big fan swimming with people's dinkleberries...

LiB, it's easy then, just get her that damn ring. Or....wait....you don't have similar cravings. I hope she does not read EF, ick. Then even the nakid cartwheels won't save your butt.
..I don't crave that either. I believe in our relationship and the love that bonds us together...but I firmly believe that marriage is an institution forced upon us by the church and the state. Either way, it is unavoidable for us, because we come from completely different countries and neither of us wants to stay in Switzerland...we'll eventually get married.

(and yes, she's on the EF )
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just do as someone i used to know: dump them before VD, xmas and birthdays.

problem solved.
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Allow them to spoil you rotten

I am pretty sure CJ would want this. All women do. Right ?
Ahem, is this not how you are treated every day? Is your every whim not satisfied on a daily basis? So to hell the the feminist, sexist rubbish. Its nice to show your appreciation to your significant other on days like this.

However CJ does not EXPECT this and does what she does because she wants to. A life that has been chosen. Therefore the choice is also with the fella if he want to show a little extra appreciation
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That's a neat idea, yeah! I'm having troubles pushing my hb into speedos, though.
...I believe there is a designated nudy day in Leukerbad.
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