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So I have to meet my girlfriend's grandparents...

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by mr00jimbo, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. mr00jimbo

    mr00jimbo

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    No big deal. I've met her family and they're all very nice. But I've got a problem here...she told me her grandmother is going to test me. Basically, she's going to rag on my girlfriend to see what i'm going to do - call her fat, stupid, useless, whatever. And I'm so passive, especially when I first meet somebody.

    So what do I do in that situation? Smile and nod? Tell her to **** off? It's my girlfriend's father's mother and I want to make a good impression.

    If you see in the news a drunk Canadian man whaling on an old lady with a restaurant chair...
    :rofl:
     
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    I'd say be polite, kind and be yourself. No need to put up a front acting like someone your not.
     

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  4. mr00jimbo

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    But if said grandmother starts insulting my girlfriend and really crossing the line, where's my place? Smile, nod, eat my food and let it happen?
    I sure wouldn't let a stranger talk to my girlfriend like that but since it's family.
     
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    Get the first shot in and kindly ask her to pull your finger.
     
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    I wouldn't say a thing.

    If your gf hadn't told you about this 'test', you would assume it was standard behavior between the two.
     
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    Snaps Hail 2 The King

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    I would sit quietly, wait till the end of the meal then at the end go over to her personally and speak to her alone. That's why you tell her you never noticed this stuff before and thank her for pointing out her flaws. Then tell her you wouldn't be wasting any further time on her granddaughter and would be returning the engagement ring you purchased her as well as paying for the abortion to get rid of the child you'd have to have with a fat, useless cow.

    But that's just me, and my girlfriend/fiancees parents HATE me for saying and doing things like that.
     
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    I say the gt is the one doing the test. Watch your back I smell a set-up. :whistling:
     
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    Well man i guess if the old hag has to be like that, maybe just sit back a bit and see how it pans out and how far she's willing to push it. Until you see how it goes I can't tell you what the appropriate action would be for you.

    Personally the fact that her grandma would want to play those games would just Piss me off and make me not want to meet her in the first place honestly.
     
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    Also, the fact that the GF is(if it goes through) allowing grandma to play these games means that she needs constant affirmation that you are falling over yourself to stay with her.


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    All I have to say is Duuuyamm!! :rofl:
     
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    Since you guys mentioned it, and after I gave it some thought I think y'all are on to something!
     
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    OP, how long have you and your girlfriend been together?


    And does her immediate family know how quiet you are?
     
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    Do this...then say just kidding. She told me you where going to do that.
     
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    2.5 years. I've only met them a handful of times but I did quite well because it was a friendly atmosphere. I am open and warm hearted around easy going people but I get quiet around negative people.
     
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    That's where I shine, I've always been a smartass, but USMC then working in a Max/Supermax prison has just made be worse to those types.
     
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    Ask whoever is sitting next to you if this is normal behavior for gma, loud enough for gma to hear it.
     
  18. Batesmotel

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    Shoot first.

    Tell Granny you heard about the test and if she starts that crap you and the GF are out of there.

    If they get the upper hand they will mess with you for ever.
     
  19. jpa

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    Take grandma out in the hallway and say those 3 magic words....






    "It's on, cuz!!"

    Make sure you're wearing Oakely shades and open carrying for effect.
     
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    Yep...that, then drop her like a wet rag.

    Actually, it wouldn't even get to that point because if a girlfriend just told me I was basically going to be set up, said meeting wouldn't happen to begin with. Any girl cool with that has issues.