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Old 01-18-2013, 11:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So, for Christmas, I bought my wife and her mom 2 tickets to I Love Lucy in Chicago. 100 bucks a ticket after fees and taxes, no biggie. I was then told that I would have to pay for a hotel room for 2 nights on Michigan Ave. as well. That one stung, but another 214 bucks down the tubes, but at least they will enjoy their event.

Fast Forward to Wednesday, when her mom, per usual, isn't feeling good and doesn't know if she is going to be able to make the trip. Every time I try to step up, be an adult, and do something nice without being asked, it backfires. So I drop 414 dollars on a weekend trip that was possibly not going to happen. Things get cleared up, and they are now leaving tonight, hopefully.

Look ahead to next weekend when I leave for Chicago at 9AM on Friday morning. I've paid for the ticket and the hotel, now I just need some spending money. When asked, I'm pretty generous and ask for 500. She went off on me and said I could take no more then 200 dollars to get me through the weekend. Problem.

Answer: hiding money from the next 2 checks to have a great time, and she will never know!!!!! Oh, I know you are jealous and you should be!

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Old 01-18-2013, 11:25 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 01-18-2013, 03:04 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I think I understood what you were saying, but let me make sure:

1.) You buy tickets for wife and mother in law to some shitty thing

2.) They're happy, but insist that you pay for a hotel room too. You do.

3.) Mother in law doesn't feel well, but then gets better, so everything is okay (this part seems like it could have been omitted)

4.) You're going to Chicago yourself (unrelated) and ask permission to be able to spend $500. You're told you can only spend $200.

5.) You embezzle from yourself so that you can still spend $500.

Is that right? This is a serious question as the wording in the middle bit had me confused.
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Old 01-18-2013, 03:36 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Approve of the embezzlement.
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I think I understood what you were saying, but let me make sure:

1.) You buy tickets for wife and mother in law to some shitty thing

2.) They're happy, but insist that you pay for a hotel room too. You do.

3.) Mother in law doesn't feel well, but then gets better, so everything is okay (this part seems like it could have been omitted)

4.) You're going to Chicago yourself (unrelated) and ask permission to be able to spend $500. You're told you can only spend $200.

5.) You embezzle from yourself so that you can still spend $500.

Is that right? This is a serious question as the wording in the middle bit had me confused.
Seconded, this is also how I interpreted it but I don't know where the "I'm going to Chicago too" thing came from.

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Old 01-28-2013, 01:38 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Unclear on story as well... The fact that you have to hide and get permission to spend your own money is incredibly funny and sad at the same time.
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:43 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Based on past events, is any of this really that surprising?
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I didn't word it properly, or even anywhere near coheriant. Sorry.

Buy wife and mom tickets to a show in Chicago. Get them 2 nights in a hotel. Mother in Law is a huge hypocondriac (sp) Fast Forward, they go, and I only get a thank you from the wife. I don't need one from her, but it would be the nice thing to do since I dropped 400 on it.

UFC in Chicago was pretty sick. The weekend set up was incredible. By far the best experiance I've had out of the 3 that I've been to. I'm jealous of people living the big city life. I'm not jealous of the prices paid to live there though. Got popped for 44 dollars on 4 shots of crown at the bar on Friday. That was my sign to tuck tail, and head back to the free booze in my room and heckle people coming up the elevator.

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Cost of living in big city is higher, but so are wages.
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Not by where the United Center is.
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Very true, but it's no where near what it was with the old Chicago Stadium. My dad had no clue how bad it as when we showed up to a Blackhawks game 4 hours early. Walking around the UC is a world of difference then back then.

Regardless, it was an 8 dollar cab ride from our hotel. Had a nice Italian food joint down from the Billy Goat that was pretty damn good. Only thing that killed me was the beer prices. The last Hawks game I went to, beer was around 6 bucks. I'm guessing because it was a UFC event, they were selling beer for 9.50. This wasn't a tall draft beer either. This beer came out of an aluminum bottle. Not sure if it was the section we were sitting in (200 Club Level) or what, but that's the most expensive I've ever seen a beer at an event.

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