'Love is in the air'.......Valentine's Day Thread xxxx

barryt007barryt007 Hunting Kara Milovy with a massive elephant gun.
edited February 14 in General Discussion Posts: 16,057
Valentines Day comes but once a year (thank God).

Simple question.

Any plans for you or your loved one,or can't be arsed,or maybe lonely ?

Do tell............................................
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  • BennyBenny And I'm wearing a red shirt !
    Posts: 7,660
    Card and a box of chocolates for Mrs.Benny
    She's not that big on flowers...and she got a lot of jewellery for Christmas.
    We keep it fairly simple on Valentines day.
  • Posts: 5,966
    I buy my wife flowers quite often, so I don't feel guilt tripped into buying them on the 14th Feb just because tradition dictates.
    Probably sink a bottle of red together and watch TV
  • barryt007barryt007 Hunting Kara Milovy with a massive elephant gun.
    Posts: 16,057
    We are off for a meal tonight (got a great deal on it he he ) and tomorrow we will just snuggle in front of the TV.

    We don't go in for over-priced flowers and all that malarkey.
  • MrcogginsMrcoggins Following in the footsteps of Quentin Quigley.
    edited February 13 Posts: 3,129
    Dinner for two cooked by me ,pan seared scallops with Parma ham,to start then Skate Wings in a brown butter and caper sauce, upside down French apple tart with cream ,and a bottle of fizz
    No flowers as The florists treat Valentine's Day as a opportunity to rip people off
    To be honest I don't need a specific day to tell Her Ladyship I love her
  • barryt007barryt007 Hunting Kara Milovy with a massive elephant gun.
    Posts: 16,057
    Bit of a Gordon Ramsay are we @Mrcoggins ?
  • WalecsWalecs On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    edited February 13 Posts: 1,928
    I got dumped two days ago. This is gonna be the best Valentine ever.
  • ClarkDevlinClarkDevlin Martinis, Girls and Guns
    edited February 13 Posts: 13,637
    @Walecs, do believe me, mate, being on your own is better. ;)

    My latest ex-girlfriend was abnormally clingy in every aspect, I started to like being single and have time for myself whenever and however I want. It recruited me to Bond’s ideology of “enjoying bachelor’s taste for freedom” and it’s worth it. :))

    Glad I don’t have to worry about anybody on Valentine’s Day and spend the day like any other.
  • Posts: 3,611
    Another opportunity for the market to sell people junk they don't need leveraging off guilt.
  • 00Agent00Agent "James Bond is this sort of quintessential panty-dropper."
    Posts: 2,183
    I hope you used the line:
    "Should have warned you, my relationships don't last either."
    When you broke up @ClarkDevlin :))
  • ClarkDevlinClarkDevlin Martinis, Girls and Guns
    Posts: 13,637
    She definitely got the thrust of it, @00Agent. :))
  • WalecsWalecs On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    edited February 13 Posts: 1,928
    00Agent wrote: »
    I hope you used the line:
    "Should have warned you, my relationships don't last either."
    When you broke up @ClarkDevlin :))

    :))

    The funny thing is about my relationship played out in a very similar way to Bond and Vesper's (luckly, no one died).
  • Posts: 5,966
    My latest ex-girlfriend was abnormally clingy in every aspect, I started to like being single and have time for myself whenever and however I want. It recruited me to Bond’s ideology of “enjoying bachelor’s taste for freedom” and it’s worth it. :))

    Glad I don’t have to worry about anybody on Valentine’s Day and spend the day like any other.

    Love that. I imagine a line of ex GFs standing out in the rain, possibly welding baseball bats. ;)
  • ClarkDevlinClarkDevlin Martinis, Girls and Guns
    Posts: 13,637
    NicNac wrote: »
    My latest ex-girlfriend was abnormally clingy in every aspect, I started to like being single and have time for myself whenever and however I want. It recruited me to Bond’s ideology of “enjoying bachelor’s taste for freedom” and it’s worth it. :))

    Glad I don’t have to worry about anybody on Valentine’s Day and spend the day like any other.
    Love that. I imagine a line of ex GFs standing out in the rain, possibly welding baseball bats. ;)
    Haha, when you gotta go you gotta go. :))
  • barryt007barryt007 Hunting Kara Milovy with a massive elephant gun.
    Posts: 16,057
    NicNac wrote: »
    My latest ex-girlfriend was abnormally clingy in every aspect, I started to like being single and have time for myself whenever and however I want. It recruited me to Bond’s ideology of “enjoying bachelor’s taste for freedom” and it’s worth it. :))

    Glad I don’t have to worry about anybody on Valentine’s Day and spend the day like any other.

    Love that. I imagine a line of ex GFs standing out in the rain, possibly welding baseball bats. ;)
    NicNac wrote: »
    My latest ex-girlfriend was abnormally clingy in every aspect, I started to like being single and have time for myself whenever and however I want. It recruited me to Bond’s ideology of “enjoying bachelor’s taste for freedom” and it’s worth it. :))

    Glad I don’t have to worry about anybody on Valentine’s Day and spend the day like any other.
    Love that. I imagine a line of ex GFs standing out in the rain, possibly welding baseball bats. ;)
    Haha, when you gotta go you gotta go. :))

    A new version of the 'St Valentine's day massacre' but with ex-birds instead of Al Capone !!
  • ClarkDevlinClarkDevlin Martinis, Girls and Guns
    Posts: 13,637
    barryt007 wrote: »
    NicNac wrote: »
    My latest ex-girlfriend was abnormally clingy in every aspect, I started to like being single and have time for myself whenever and however I want. It recruited me to Bond’s ideology of “enjoying bachelor’s taste for freedom” and it’s worth it. :))

    Glad I don’t have to worry about anybody on Valentine’s Day and spend the day like any other.

    Love that. I imagine a line of ex GFs standing out in the rain, possibly welding baseball bats. ;)
    NicNac wrote: »
    My latest ex-girlfriend was abnormally clingy in every aspect, I started to like being single and have time for myself whenever and however I want. It recruited me to Bond’s ideology of “enjoying bachelor’s taste for freedom” and it’s worth it. :))

    Glad I don’t have to worry about anybody on Valentine’s Day and spend the day like any other.
    Love that. I imagine a line of ex GFs standing out in the rain, possibly welding baseball bats. ;)
    Haha, when you gotta go you gotta go. :))

    A new version of the 'St Valentine's day massacre' but with ex-birds instead of Al Capone !!
    More like this:

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  • WalecsWalecs On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    edited February 13 Posts: 1,928
    /please delete/
  • MrcogginsMrcoggins Following in the footsteps of Quentin Quigley.
    Posts: 3,129
    barryt007 wrote: »
    Bit of a Gordon Ramsay are we @Mrcoggins ?

    Not at all Barry more like my late friend Keith who taught me to cook
  • Fire_and_Ice_ReturnsFire_and_Ice_Returns Eye of the Tiger
    Posts: 5,569
    Single again and will be for foreseeable future, I am in cynical mode when it comes to Valentines lol
  • BirdlesonBirdleson San Jose, CA
    edited February 14 Posts: 23,635
    My girlfriend and I exchanged cards and had a nice dinner at home (with carrot cake!) to celebrate on Sunday. She has trouble getting over to see me during the weekdays.
  • RemingtonRemington I'll do anything for a woman with a knife.
    Posts: 815
    I asked my girl if it would be enough to stay in and watch a Bond movie of her choice. It wasn't. Better go find my wallet. Lol good thing I'm a closet romantic.
  • BirdlesonBirdleson San Jose, CA
    Posts: 23,635
    Over a period of about the first five years of our relationship mine watched every 007 film with me, even the unofficial ones. She doesn't remember which was which, but TB and SF stood out as favorites.
  • barryt007barryt007 Hunting Kara Milovy with a massive elephant gun.
    Posts: 16,057
    Mrcoggins wrote: »
    barryt007 wrote: »
    Bit of a Gordon Ramsay are we @Mrcoggins ?

    Not at all Barry more like my late friend Keith who taught me to cook

    I was going to say Floydy but changed my mind at the last minute..he is my favourite as well !

  • Posts: 11,311
    I don't like Valentine's Day: when you're single it's depressing and when you're in a relationship it's stressful. Got a chocolate box and a few chocolate roses for my wife that should be enough for this year.

    But don't forget that tomorrow is the time to buy chocolates on the cheap.
  • barryt007barryt007 Hunting Kara Milovy with a massive elephant gun.
    Posts: 16,057
    Ludovico wrote: »
    I don't like Valentine's Day: when you're single it's depressing and when you're in a relationship it's stressful. Got a chocolate box and a few chocolate roses for my wife that should be enough for this year.

    But don't forget that tomorrow is the time to buy chocolates on the cheap.

    Exactly...just like after Easter with the eggs.

  • MrcogginsMrcoggins Following in the footsteps of Quentin Quigley.
    Posts: 3,129
    barryt007 wrote: »
    Mrcoggins wrote: »
    barryt007 wrote: »
    Bit of a Gordon Ramsay are we @Mrcoggins ?

    Not at all Barry more like my late friend Keith who taught me to cook

    I was going to say Floydy but changed my mind at the last minute..he is my favourite as well !

    He was a grand chap I worked for him in the kitchen for a few years ,would not of missed our time together for all the world.
  • barryt007barryt007 Hunting Kara Milovy with a massive elephant gun.
    Posts: 16,057
    Mrcoggins wrote: »
    barryt007 wrote: »
    Mrcoggins wrote: »
    barryt007 wrote: »
    Bit of a Gordon Ramsay are we @Mrcoggins ?

    Not at all Barry more like my late friend Keith who taught me to cook

    I was going to say Floydy but changed my mind at the last minute..he is my favourite as well !

    He was a grand chap I worked for him in the kitchen for a few years ,would not of missed our time together for all the world.

    Wow that's brilliant !!
    Is he as chilled and mad as he is on TV ?

  • MrcogginsMrcoggins Following in the footsteps of Quentin Quigley.
    Posts: 3,129
    Was he ever ! Depends on what time of day it was !...
  • barryt007barryt007 Hunting Kara Milovy with a massive elephant gun.
    Posts: 16,057
    Wine o'clock usually haha
  • MrcogginsMrcoggins Following in the footsteps of Quentin Quigley.
    Posts: 3,129
    Wine ! Well yes but never before 9AM.
  • barryt007barryt007 Hunting Kara Milovy with a massive elephant gun.
    Posts: 16,057
    Haha typical Floyd bless him !
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