Domestic situation

Home Situation

  • Single, No bint telling me what the crack is

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Partial shack up, causal nookie no hassle

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Living together not married virually zero grief

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Very Cool together we share everything

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • I've to consult the Good-lady on ALL purchases

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • The mother-in-law gives me good advice

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • My Spine dissolved years ago, maracroon anyone?

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    0
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Mr Coherent

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Following on from a thread here today, how many of you guys are 'home alone'? so to speak, I'm not talking the odd 'grab a granny' from the local club on a Friday nite.

I'm curious, in the last 2 weeks I've sent out 9 packages specifically addressed to WORK addresses as the chap concerned did not wish his 'Other arf' to know about their purchases.

So If you chaps don't mind I've lunched a poll, be cool if you could fill it in (anon of coarse
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Joking aside, Its serious Really. cheers Mr.C

 
E

earl of sodbury

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Dunno 'bout anyone else, but I always get stuff deliverd to my work address because there's always someone reliable there to sign for it.

My living arrangement... er... derangement TBH, doesn't really fit any of the above, so went for the closest. Academia
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: Biccy, you're well-off out of it.

My Better Half does now notice new shoeboxes, and has indulged in a light nag :yeah:but that's 'cause I've now got a full mortgage to pay all on my own...
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churz, eofs

 

gaul

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Jul 22, 2005
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My vote went to "I've to consult the Good-lady on ALL purchases" but it's really "I've to consult the Good-lady on ALL purchases when coming back with the purchase..."

 

musicbox

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Jul 23, 2005
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Alan
HiFi Trade?
  1. No
My wife displays a sort of resigned acceptance of new bits of kit appearing and packages arriving. I think that in some oddway her acceptance of the level of hifi turnover in the house is a form of compensation for me being a father - I.E "you can have as much hifi as you want as long as you do your best at fatherhood", and I'm happy to allow the conceit to continue....

Hostile questioning of newhifi arrivalsis now a thing of the past. The only sticky point is if she sees my credit card bills:?.

 

JamPal

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Jul 19, 2005
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James
HiFi Trade?
  1. No
gaul wrote:

My vote went to "I've to consult the Good-lady on ALL purchases" but it's really "I've to consult the Good-lady on ALL purchases when coming back with the purchase..."
I am a bit like that.

Although really we are in the very cool camp.
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She does like the new CD player, but not the price. Please someone buy my Naim for lots of dosh..
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:nerves:
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:upgrade:
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Testure

Clean gloves hide dirty hands
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Jul 21, 2005
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Testy
HiFi Trade?
  1. Yes
hifiwigwam wrote:

gaul wrote:
My vote went to "I've to consult the Good-lady on ALL purchases" but it's really "I've to consult the Good-lady on ALL purchases when coming back with the purchase..."
I am a bit like that.

Although really we are in the very cool camp.
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She does like the new CD player, but not the price. Please someone buy my Naim for lots of dosh..
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:nerves:
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:upgrade:
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Very similar situation, she is happy with the purchases (loves the new Marantz amp), just doesn't like the high price tags to go with it.Though part of the deal is getting wound up now and then when in Sainsbury etc, where she sees a £40 DVD player andsuggests that would be a good substitue for the CDP :shocked:.

The only bugbear I have foundis relating to cable purchases....:pDo Remember to dispose ofALL packagingstraight away
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Beobloke

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Jul 29, 2005
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Adam
HiFi Trade?
  1. No
I've gone for the "consult the good lady on all purchases" option as i do sometimes. However most of the time i get my eBay cra...............er.........bargains delivered to work and then sneak them in when she's out. :green:

"That turntable new dear? Nooo - you must be mistaken, i've had it for ages............"

:raoflmfao:

 

gaul

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Jul 22, 2005
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Beobloke wrote:

I've gone for the "consult the good lady on all purchases" option as i do sometimes. However most of the time i get my eBay cra...............er.........bargains delivered to work and then sneak them in when she's out. :green:"That turntable new dear? Nooo - you must be mistaken, i've had it for ages............"

:raoflmfao:
:lmao:

 

hifikrazy

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Jul 27, 2005
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Beobloke wrote:

I've gone for the "consult the good lady on all purchases" option as i do sometimes. However most of the time i get my eBay cra...............er.........bargains delivered to work and then sneak them in when she's out. :green:"That turntable new dear? Nooo - you must be mistaken, i've had it for ages............"

:raoflmfao:
This tact works well. Particularly with smaller acessories etc, once you have a collection that reaches a certain critical mass - say half a dozen interconnects for example then the addition of more goes mostly unnoticed.
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Testure

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Jul 21, 2005
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HiFi Trade?
  1. Yes
hifikrazy wrote:

Beobloke wrote:
I've gone for the "consult the good lady on all purchases" option as i do sometimes. However most of the time i get my eBay cra...............er.........bargains delivered to work and then sneak them in when she's out. :green:"That turntable new dear? Nooo - you must be mistaken, i've had it for ages............"

:raoflmfao:
This tact works well. Particularly with smaller acessories etc, once you have a collection that reaches a certain critical mass - say half a dozen interconnects for example then the addition of more goes mostly unnoticed.
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Maybeso,but does the credit card bill go unnoticed
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woody

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Jul 23, 2005
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She loves the sound and the lookof Naim kit and wouldn't let me change it
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However my problem is if I wanted to upgrade, it would have to be to something physically bigger and she'd notice
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adam

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No problem at all for me,straight to my house always,never asks,I pay everything,she trusts me.Never been in debt.

 

Boxer

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Nov 2, 2005
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No major problems - wife has good ears and has surprised herself by hearing improvements in stuff she'd scoffed at (ICs, speaker cable etc) & as noted in another thread approves of appearance of current gear. Has also passed some favourable comments on some truly bonkers Bolzano Viletri speakers (p22 of current HFN) and could definitely be persuaded to give house room to SF speakers and Hovland amps if I had the cash...

And shares much of my tastes in music (prog and electronica aside) and drinks as much as me (that's what you get for marrying a geordie) and likes cats... so we're fine , thanks.

Boxer.

 

Boxer

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Nov 2, 2005
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No major problems - wife has good ears and has surprised herself by hearing improvements in stuff she'd scoffed at (ICs, speaker cable etc) & as noted in another thread approves of appearance of current gear. Has also passed some favourable comments on some truly bonkers Bolzano Viletri speakers (p22 of current HFN) and could definitely be persuaded to give house room to SF speakers and Hovland amps if I had the cash...

And shares much of my tastes in music (prog and electronica aside) and drinks as much as me (that's what you get for marrying a geordie) and likes cats... so we're fine , thanks.

Boxer.

 

Boxer

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Nov 2, 2005
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Bollocks, double-clicked by mistake 'cos stripy tomcat tried to climb on the keyboard - he fancies himself as as surfin` kitty.

Boxer.

 

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