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How's this for an Engagement Present?

#1 Post by FlyGuy » Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:39 am

So, I took the big Leap over the weekend and asked my Beautiful, Loving, and Supporting girlfriend to take the next step with me.

The good news is that she said yes!

A few months ago we were at the range and she picks up my Beretta 92 INOX and proceeds to make mince meat out of the bull's eye. Mind you, this was her first time with that gun, however I must tell you that she is a proficient enough shooter to begin with. She turns to me and says "I like this one, can I have one in pink?" She was joking of course, but I don't joke when it comes to firearm collecting.

So this happened...
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To my surprise, she loved it.
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#2 Post by Bucolic » Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:51 am

Not quite to my taste but that is really cool! Congratulations on your engagement!!
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#3 Post by SailDesign » Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:33 am

Congrats!! Good move. :)
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#4 Post by Marlene » Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:08 am

Ok ladies, when a guy responds to your gun-related whims this way, he’s a keeper.

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#5 Post by highdesert » Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:53 am

Congratulations ! She liked it and that's all that counts. It's great you both share an interest in shooting.
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#6 Post by MaxwellG » Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:34 am

Congrats...she'll love it
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#7 Post by Hiker » Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:44 pm

Ya know, I am one of those anti-pink types, but this does look really nice. Maybe we could call it light rose, instead of pink.
Congrats on your engagement.
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#8 Post by Eris » Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:49 pm

Congratulations!

And cool looking gun! Black and pink is always a good combination.
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#9 Post by FlyGuy » Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:53 pm

Thank you everyone!
I find it interesting myself that she likes pink so much. She is a 6' Red Head that keeps me inline. I like to get her what she wants.
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#10 Post by YankeeTarheel » Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:08 pm

Congratulations! Hope you have a long and happy life together!
It's not the height that keeps you in line--my wife is a 5'1" redhead and has "kept me in line" for over 30 years. It's not just love, it's also respect. Plus, we just LIKE each other.
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#11 Post by featureless » Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:31 pm

Pepto Bismol pew pew!

Congrats on the engagement.

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#12 Post by sikacz » Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:22 pm

Congrats to you both on your engagement! Hopefully she'll come to our next meet and show her gun! :beer2:
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#13 Post by SailDesign » Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:25 pm

Hiker wrote:
Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:44 pm
Ya know, I am one of those anti-pink types, but this does look really nice. Maybe we could call it light rose, instead of pink.
Congrats on your engagement.
"Fuchsia" would work well instead of "Pink" here. :)
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#14 Post by bigbass4me » Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:51 pm

Congrats on your engagement


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#15 Post by Buck13 » Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:37 pm

Wow! Congrats and good job!

Post some pictures of the targets. "The Wrath of the Pink Gun"
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#16 Post by DavidMS » Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:59 pm

Congratulations!

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#17 Post by SubRosa » Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:03 pm

Excellent.

I should get married more often! :thumbup:

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#18 Post by BillMcD » Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:56 am

I just want to say this:

Awwwwwww! cute!

As much as I don't like bright colors on firearms, sometimes you just want your stuff to have personality you know? (one of these days I'm going to get a firestorm or orange digital pattern on something).
I've personally been having a rough spot so I'm glad to have read this and glad you've found someone special.
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Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:03 pm
Excellent.

I should get married more often! :thumbup:

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#19 Post by NoEyeDeer » Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:18 am

The old joke.. "Been married 21 years.... Average 7".

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#20 Post by CrazyWolf » Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:50 am

Congratulations and best of luck! :D
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