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Old 04-15-2012, 12:46 PM
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Furniture, then all is right in my marriage.

So after the day I have had, wife gets on yahoo messenger and tells me she sold our living room set that was less than a year old.

She was tired of cleaning the dog hair and drool off the brown suede. Worst part is, she barely got anything for it. I mean I know its a PITA to keep up with, with the dog, but we paid $950 for the set, she just sold it for $480. And it was still nearly new.


The set she wants...
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Old 04-15-2012, 01:01 PM
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That's a good attitude armyofOne. Heck if that's all, its not bad at all. Pretty much no matter how old it is you're only gonna get half what you paid for it. And leather does make sense with the dog hair. I'm not taking sides here though, lol
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No it makes sense, dog hair will come right off with the leather. It stuck to the suede. We had to pick it out with our fingers, using a lint-roller only half works.
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DING DING...can I chime in??

I have leather and I hate it. ANY blemish, rub mark, scratch shows up and there's nothing I can do about it. Not to mention my daughter's stupid cat. No no he doesn't sharpen his nails on it. He jumps up on it. about half way up on the love seat theres about a million little marks from his back feet so I was forced to put a blanket on it.

Now it looks like a leather love seat with a blanket on it.

Forget about pillows...of any kind. They just slide down/off and are useless.

However, I'd go with the flow on this one. Don't tell her "I told you so", just say things like...hmmm we had the other set for a year and I never noticed that kind of mark in it...

Here are a couple other things NOT to say.

No we don't need a bigger motorcycle...it's the same size it was when I got it.

No...your butt makes those pants look small as hell...

I'd let this fall by the wayside and get another new set next year. If that's all you have to argue about, you are truly blessed.

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Now if only I could sell her on the new truck Idea...the '13 Ram Laramie...me wants.

She doesn't like the $60,000 truck idea though LOL.
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Now you just have to convince her to buy a used leather one for $480 or less and leave it behind when you move to Texas.
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Now if only I could sell her on the new truck Idea...the '13 Ram Laramie...me wants.

She doesn't like the $60,000 truck idea though LOL.
Did you fail to mention that it has leather interior?
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Now you just have to convince her to buy a used leather one for $480 or less and leave it behind when you move to Texas.
Nah, then I would be throwing money away twice. The $500 bucks I lost when she sold it and the $480 I threw away when we bought a throw/give away set.


I would rather invest in something we will have for years. I told her this is it, I am not buying new furniture ever year. She buys this set, she better make damn sure its what she wants, because we will have it for 5 years minimum.
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Did you fail to mention that it has leather interior?
Yes, BUT...

Can I park it in my living room and watch the football game from the seats? It does have cupholders and cooled/heated seats...but...
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I have finished leather couches and they are a God Send with the kids and dogs! I can feel her pain with the suede.
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