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TomSlick

(10,981 posts)
Fri Jul 21, 2017, 10:00 PM Jul 2017

Is it OK

that after dinner my wife and I sit down to watch MSNBC while reading DU (each on his or her own laptop)? If one of us wants to say something to the other, we have to get the other's attention first by rapping on the table between us.

Do we need help or just a life?

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Is it OK (Original Post) TomSlick Jul 2017 OP
I don't think you need either! CaliforniaPeggy Jul 2017 #1
We're fine. TomSlick Jul 2017 #2
at least you aren't just texting or emailing each other Kali Jul 2017 #3
Sounds like my house. Shrike47 Jul 2017 #4
Mine too! True Dough Jul 2017 #7
Just text her Lochloosa Jul 2017 #5
welcome to the mobile age... unblock Jul 2017 #6
Y'all would fit right in with us. Solly Mack Jul 2017 #8

CaliforniaPeggy

(148,936 posts)
1. I don't think you need either!
Fri Jul 21, 2017, 10:06 PM
Jul 2017

If you're happy in your marriage, and take the time to do things together, then likely you're fine.

What do you think?

TomSlick

(10,981 posts)
2. We're fine.
Fri Jul 21, 2017, 10:11 PM
Jul 2017

We're old enough that by the time we get home from work, watching MSNBC and reading DU is about all we have the strength to do. Besides which, there is so much weird stuff going on that it takes an evening of MSNBC and DU to catch up.

It just occurred to me that me that it was funny that we had developed an unspoken rule to rap on the table before speaking.

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