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    04-04-2012, 10:46 PM
Green Broke
LOL - this is what the monetary system in our household has come to

DH has decided he wants to play the guitar - so he started taking lessons a month or so ago. Today he came home from his lesson with that suspiciously sweet attitude that can only mean one thing - he wants something. My immediate question, "Okay, out with it - what's it going to cost me?". He comes back with, "Well, I don't know yet....." Turns out he saw an amp that he just *has* to have, but is going to be taking his old one in first to see what sort of deal he and the shop owner/instructor can work out.
Here's what made me laugh - my immediate response to that is, "Maybe the better question is, 'What is it going to cost YOU?' -- Is it bigger than a saddle or smaller than a halter?" That is what it has come to here -- tit-for-tat bartering with hobby supplies. (secretly hoping it is bigger than a saddle, there are some VERY nice used ones at the tack shop DD and I discovered a couple of weeks ago, lol)
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    04-04-2012, 10:55 PM
Too funny! We have that system here too, I'm a big fan. Though here it's not guitars, it's hunting. When DH had his dog imported from Germany I bought a new horse. He is wanting a new 3 dog collar system so I'll be making a shopping list!
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    04-04-2012, 11:18 PM
My hubby is into tools and guitars
And me I am into horses so for now all the money is for my
Horse lease
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    04-04-2012, 11:38 PM
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Well, I don't have a DH anymore, but the monetary systen around here is more of a mental checks and balance thing related to feed bags.

As in, I see something that catches my eye....
"Ohh, I want that shiny new thing."
*flips over price tag*
"Oiy! I can buy 15 bags of feed for that amount!"
*puts shiny sparkly thing back down*

Seems like almost everything beyond the necessities gets leveled with the cost of feed and hay.
    04-04-2012, 11:39 PM
Around here it's "necessary for survival" or "But with this new thimagig we'll have better reception/service/channels/whatever!" and even "It's better than JUST a new rifle"!

New custom made black saddle leathers are still hidden in the closet! Lol!!!

You guys are tooo funny!
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    04-05-2012, 01:41 AM
My husband is into tools. I guess they hold more value if they are unused. Sigh.
Don't mention that though, or your riding schedule will come up in conversation.
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    04-05-2012, 02:04 AM
Green Broke
I routinely call my husbands Harley my daughters next horse, that bad boy should garner me a pretty nice dressage mount.
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    04-05-2012, 09:59 AM
Stuff is tight here. But I might have to play with this!
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    04-05-2012, 11:30 AM
We practice the Dave Ramsey budget system. If I want something we have to sink fund it.
    04-05-2012, 01:51 PM
Originally Posted by AlexS    
My husband is into tools. I guess they hold more value if they are unused. Sigh.
Don't mention that though, or your riding schedule will come up in conversation.
What good are tools if they are not used to build horsey jumps, tack trunks and other equine paraphanelia. Your trade should be, "ok, you can buy that band saw if you use it to build me/my horse x"
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