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    How to get out of paying for a diamond.

    Buy her, or take her to see, the movie Blood Diamond instead and explain how there is no way to be sure someone didn't die in the path of any stone to market....

    http://www.apple.com/trailers/wb/blooddiamond/


    or some shit like that. Diamonds are dumb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Wing View Post
    Buy her, or take her to see, the movie Blood Diamond instead and explain how there is no way to be sure someone didn't die in the path of any stone to market....

    http://www.apple.com/trailers/wb/blooddiamond/


    or some shit like that. Diamonds are dumb.

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    True story. Zale's marketing drove up the price of diamonds is insane

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    i just watched this movie. i think the price is nuts for what you get. it's more status then anything remarkably pretty. pearls and even mother of pearl are prettier. rubies are ok. emeralds are little fossilized boogers. aquamarines are nice sapphires are bleh....

    the movie seriously left me with a stomach ache... n not just from the demi wannabe.

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    But.. but..

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    true story. sorry

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    One day I am gonna end up settling for a Ring Pop.

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    at the end of the movie it says it is up to consumers to assure the diamond they purchase is "conflict free" i'm thinking that'd be nearly impossible to do.

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    Get a Canadian Diamond with the polar baear on it, then you know it's conflict free.

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    sounds good. i smell a cover up.

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    Us, Canadians wouldn't do that. We're too busy playing hockey.

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    And drinking beer... don't forget the beer eh!

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    I thought that was a given. It goes hand-in-hand with Hockey.

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    i wonder how much babysitting the diamond from mine to market to assure it's canadian and documenting the cutter etc adds to the price eh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Wing View Post
    i wonder how much babysitting the diamond from mine to market to assure it's canadian and documenting the cutter etc adds to the price eh?
    15000% canadian...Or 2 American dollars. They get you on the exchange rate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dale Mabry View Post
    15000% canadian...Or 2 American dollars. They get you on the exchange rate.
    Not anymore... we are almost at par with our shitty dollar thanks to GWB

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    Quote Originally Posted by IainDaniel View Post
    Not anymore... we are almost at par with our shitty dollar thanks to GWB
    I would hope you would be at par with your shitty dollar, it is the same thing.
    If sense were common, everyone would have it.

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    I plan on getting engaged, sometime withing the next year. She wants a big fat diamond. We were looking at rings and you should have seen what she was picking out. I think the cheapest one was 12K.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doublebase View Post
    I plan on getting engaged, sometime withing the next year. She wants a big fat diamond. We were looking at rings and you should have seen what she was picking out. I think the cheapest one was 12K.
    Do not spend 12,000 on a ring!
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    Quote Originally Posted by fufu View Post
    Do not spend 12,000 on a ring!
    I wasn't planning on it.

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    I'll spend 2 months gross of a years salary.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doublebase View Post
    I'll spend 2 months gross of a years salary.

    Wow the Jewelers Marketing plan really got you hook line and sinker.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IainDaniel View Post
    Wow the Jewelers Marketing plan really got you hook line and sinker.
    Yeah. I figured what I wanted to spend and it worked out to be about that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doublebase View Post
    I plan on getting engaged, sometime withing the next year. She wants a big fat diamond. We were looking at rings and you should have seen what she was picking out. I think the cheapest one was 12K.

    my daughter wanted a Les Paul for christmas... she got an Ibanez... three hundred to the LP's 3 thousand. reasonable people will compromise, even kids. good luck. n shop in canada. she loves the Ibanez btw

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    Good analogy LW.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Wing View Post
    my daughter wanted a Les Paul for christmas... she got an Ibanez... three hundred to the LP's 3 thousand. reasonable people will compromise, even kids. good luck. n shop in canada. she loves the Ibanez btw
    I had an Ibanez, think I still have my Ibanez acoustic. I liked em.

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    I'm glad someone is making Americans queezy over this crap.

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