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Does your wife think this forum is a waste of your time?

I'm on here every night, sitting on the couch watching tv, while my wife is next to me playing Scrabble word games on her iPad watching tv with me.

Tonight she said to me again that this site is a waste of my time because how much can people talk about snowblowers.

I told her I do it for relaxation and to help others, plus it's a diversion from the news sites I read every day.

Anyone get heat also?

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My girl looks at it this way If I wasn't spending all my free time messing with snow blowers I might be in the bars, She searches and finds me new blowers to buy and flip LOL Gee She even started naming them calling them my girlfriends LOL

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My wife doesn't think that it's so much a waste of time, just that it's weird.


She's not alone. When she tells others about this site, they usually say, "yeah right."


When I confirm it they usually look at me funny and say, "really!?!?"

Go left.....No, your other left!
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I'm on here every night, sitting on the couch watching tv, while my wife is next to me playing Scrabble word games watching tv with me.

Tonight she said to me again that this site is a waste of my time because how much can people talk about snowblowers.

I told her I do it for relaxation and to help others, plus it's a diversion from the news sites I read every day.

Anyone get heat also?

I do it for the same reasons you do. No body bothers me but me.

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Since small engine repair makes me money, my wife understands that time spent on this forum and others is an investment.

When I take a repair manual or service manual to bed for reading, then she just shakes her head.

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I'm on here every night, sitting on the couch watching tv, while my wife is next to me playing Scrabble word games watching tv with me.

Tonight she said to me again that this site is a waste of my time because how much can people talk about snowblowers.

I told her I do it for relaxation and to help others, plus it's a diversion from the news sites I read every day.

Anyone get heat also?
are we by chance married to twins? i get the heat about forums. ope's in the garage, and my love of old cars
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I check in with a few forms each night, Snowblower, DIY, Jeep Wrangler and Lawn Care. My wife actually ask me "what did you learn from your friends tonight."

I don't mind spending money, I mind wasting money.
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As far as snowblowers and the forum goes, my wife knows that only 1 car will fit in the garage now, due to the 'fleet' of snowblowers and the various re-builds.

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As far as snowblowers and the forum goes, my wife knows that only 1 car will fit in the garage now, due to the 'fleet' of snowblowers and the various re-builds.
I have only a one car garage. My wife used to ask when we would be able to get the car in the garage. I finally had to tell her - "We don't have a garage. We have a workshop with a big door on one end. And beside that, the table saw isn't the weather resistant brand."

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I'm on here every night, sitting on the couch watching tv, while my wife is next to me playing Scrabble word games watching tv with me.

Tonight she said to me again that this site is a waste of my time because how much can people talk about snowblowers.

I told her I do it for relaxation and to help others, plus it's a diversion from the news sites I read every day.

Anyone get heat also?
short answer: my wife welcomes the time away from her ......

after 30 plus years and being retired, there is only so much time a couple can spend together before getting on each others nerves. when that happens she yells "GO OUT TO THE GARAGE AND PLAY WITH YOUR TOYS!!!"

"It Feels Like Beer O'Clock "
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