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Author Topic: your other (husband, wife, girlfriend, boyfriend) steampunk too?  (Read 34907 times)
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« Reply #75 on: April 17, 2008, 10:03:37 pm »

yeah, odd people tend to have fewer relationships than those normal beings out there. but honestly, i think odd people's relationships last longer. it might take a while to find some one as odd as you or who understands your odd-ness, but when you do it will probably last a while.
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« Reply #76 on: April 17, 2008, 10:22:40 pm »

yeah, odd people tend to have fewer relationships than those normal beings out there. but honestly, i think odd people's relationships last longer. it might take a while to find some one as odd as you or who understands your odd-ness, but when you do it will probably last a while.

Lol, I've had enough relationships to know you need someone as oddly as you are to be perfect quirks together.
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« Reply #77 on: April 17, 2008, 10:46:49 pm »

yeah, odd people tend to have fewer relationships than those normal beings out there. but honestly, i think odd people's relationships last longer. it might take a while to find some one as odd as you or who understands your odd-ness, but when you do it will probably last a while.

Yes - when Mr. Sullivan and I first got together, it caused quite a stir; people said it wouldn't last.  We are a rather unconventional couple, you might say.  Still, here we are almost fourteen years later and having the last laugh.
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« Reply #78 on: April 17, 2008, 10:47:51 pm »

that is a very long last laugh.
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« Reply #79 on: April 18, 2008, 04:32:04 pm »

i believe its the way, people said that about my girlfriend and i but i believe its been 2 and a bit years now, and looks to continue, it was mainly because of our age difference though Tongue
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« Reply #80 on: April 18, 2008, 04:50:14 pm »

Not too long before SteampunkBuilder and I got married, I caught my dad watching us with an amused glint in his eye.  I asked him what he was thinking, and he joked, "I never thought you'd find a man who's as weird as you are, and in the same ways!"

That was a little over 20 years ago....   Grin
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« Reply #81 on: April 18, 2008, 05:05:46 pm »

My Mister is pure old-school punk, right down to his bleached-blonde mohawk but he does have quite the appreciation for steampunk asthetics.  For our company's holiday party he actually wore a tophat with a slit cut in the top to allow the mohawk to come through.  No worries though, it was an inexpensive topper, purchased for the express purpose of setting off the 'hawk.

Though I wear steampunk everyday, I plan to assemble something a little fancier for both of us for Cons and as we're both Toy Soldiers in Dr. Steel's Army, we're going to make our uniforms as steampunk as possible.
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« Reply #82 on: April 18, 2008, 10:27:26 pm »

HOw there were alot more responses than i thought
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« Reply #83 on: April 19, 2008, 06:14:56 am »

How is insensitive to native americans.

I kid, being half Kaskaskian myself.
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« Reply #84 on: April 19, 2008, 06:51:18 am »

No couple will ever be 100% in-synch, but, if you have to explain EVERY joke, it is probably time to move on.....
(yep..moving on..)
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« Reply #85 on: April 19, 2008, 07:14:03 am »

My question is, where do you find these people?! I would love to just be friends with someone who shared the same level of enthusiasm for Steampunk as myself, let alone have a relationship. Where do you hang around to pick up steamier types...
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when I visited his apartment for the first time, my first glance around the place showed me an armor tree (with armor he'd constructed) just inside the entrance, a half-completed stained glass project on the kitchen counter, a hand-carved linoleum printing block and prints on a nearby table, and various other fascinating stuff.  "I have to marry this guy," I told myself.   
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The things you find out AFTER you've been married for 20 years!!!  ...and you discover them on a web forum...  SHEESH!   Wink
(to top it all off, she posts more frequently than I do, and she's about to outrank me...more...)
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« Reply #86 on: April 19, 2008, 07:18:14 am »

My question is, where do you find these people?! I would love to just be friends with someone who shared the same level of enthusiasm for Steampunk as myself, let alone have a relationship. Where do you hang around to pick up steamier types...
(snip)
when I visited his apartment for the first time, my first glance around the place showed me an armor tree (with armor he'd constructed) just inside the entrance, a half-completed stained glass project on the kitchen counter, a hand-carved linoleum printing block and prints on a nearby table, and various other fascinating stuff.  "I have to marry this guy," I told myself.   
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The things you find out AFTER you've been married for 20 years!!!  ...and you discover them on a web forum...  SHEESH!   Wink

Busted!   Embarrassed

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(to top it all off, she posts more frequently than I do, and she's about to outrank me...more...)

Nope, one little post won't be enough to make me a Zeppelin Admiral...yet....   Cheesy
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« Reply #87 on: April 19, 2008, 07:20:04 am »

Nope, one little post won't be enough to make me a Zeppelin Admiral...yet....   Cheesy

But I can keep up...for one more post...
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« Reply #88 on: April 19, 2008, 07:20:51 am »

Nope, one little post won't be enough to make me a Zeppelin Admiral...yet....   Cheesy

But I can keep up...for one more post...

...or two...
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« Reply #89 on: April 19, 2008, 07:21:43 am »

Nope, one little post won't be enough to make me a Zeppelin Admiral...yet....   Cheesy

But I can keep up...for one more post...

We're hijacking the thread, dearest.  Naughty boy.
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« Reply #90 on: April 19, 2008, 07:22:56 am »

Nope, one little post won't be enough to make me a Zeppelin Admiral...yet....   Cheesy

But I can keep up...for one more post...

We're hijacking the thread, dearest.  Naughty boy.

She's being mean to me!
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« Reply #91 on: April 19, 2008, 07:23:37 am »

Nope, one little post won't be enough to make me a Zeppelin Admiral...yet....   Cheesy

But I can keep up...for one more post...

We're hijacking the thread, dearest.  Naughty boy.

She's being mean to me!

Whiner.  Go to bed, dear.  It's tired, we're late.   Cheesy
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« Reply #92 on: April 19, 2008, 07:24:38 am »

Nope, one little post won't be enough to make me a Zeppelin Admiral...yet....   Cheesy

But I can keep up...for one more post...

We're hijacking the thread, dearest.  Naughty boy.

She's being mean to me!

Whiner.  Go to bed, dear.  It's tired, we're late.   Cheesy

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« Reply #93 on: April 19, 2008, 07:26:37 am »

Nope, one little post won't be enough to make me a Zeppelin Admiral...yet....   Cheesy

But I can keep up...for one more post...

We're hijacking the thread, dearest.  Naughty boy.

She's being mean to me!

Whiner.  Go to bed, dear.  It's tired, we're late.   Cheesy

Help! Help! I'm being oppressed!  You see the oppression inherent in the system!?! 

Oh, the joys of living in a multi-computer household.   Roll Eyes
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« Reply #94 on: April 19, 2008, 08:04:18 am »

Hehehehe, I met my love by the hijacking of a thread  Grin

I see the Lady got the last word in!  Wink
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« Reply #95 on: April 19, 2008, 05:24:48 pm »

My boyfriend broke up with me last night
i'm so broken hearted

I went through a similar (although not quite equal) experience this February. After three years, it is so hard to forget a relationship of that length and depth. It was funny, only several months before that, I showed my significant other this site. She looked at me, looked at the screen, looked at me again and said: "I'm not at all surprised!" It was not in a condemning way at all. Apparently, she HAD heard of steampunk before, but as far as I know was not all that immersed in it.


Try 22 years and 2 teenage daughters.
And of course, the "want to be best friends"!

edit: she was never steampunk
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« Reply #96 on: April 19, 2008, 09:28:15 pm »

she still wanted to be best friends after 22 years and two children? you're both saints if you can manage that.
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« Reply #97 on: April 19, 2008, 10:18:48 pm »

Hehehehe, I met my love by the hijacking of a thread  Grin

I see the Lady got the last word in!  Wink

We agreed to a tie.   Wink
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« Reply #98 on: April 19, 2008, 11:10:10 pm »

Hehehehe, I met my love by the hijacking of a thread  Grin

I see the Lady got the last word in!  Wink

We agreed to a tie.   Wink

You tied him up did you?
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« Reply #99 on: April 19, 2008, 11:13:22 pm »

Hehehehe, I met my love by the hijacking of a thread  Grin

I see the Lady got the last word in!  Wink

We agreed to a tie.   Wink

You tied him up did you?

Hm.  I should've thought about that, but it was already 1:30 a.m....   Wink
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