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His Girlfriend Told Him He’s Not Allowed To Have Geeky Stuff In The House. Here’s What He Did
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His Girlfriend Told Him He’s Not Allowed To Have Geeky Stuff In The House. Here’s What He Did

Thanks to the internet, geek culture is becoming more and more accepted, but there are still places where people who love all things fantasy and sci-fi face withering discrimination. One brave imgur user whose girlfriend forbids him from having geeky stuff anywhere other than the basement shared images of the subtle and funny ways in which he resists her tyranny – which is mainly by hiding little geeky toys in hard-to-spot places.

There’s one catch, though – the guy’s basement is a geeky manchild’s paradise, complete with an arcade, a home theater, and a mouth-watering collection of videogames and boardgames. So who do you think is in the wrong?

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“My gf told me I’m not allowed to have any geeky stuff upstairs, it all goes in the basement.”

“Never underestimate a manchild.”

Meanwhile, this is how his basement looks:

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JesterRaiin
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

> My gf told me I’m not allowed (...) I sincerely hope it's a joke, a simplification rather than an example of your "mutual understanding".

IstvánSzabó
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yeah. The dude should really grow some balls :D

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odia
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'll never understand why people without shared interests get together - find yourself a nice nerdy girl, dude.

DanielaBlueMoonBoal
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Just bcause they don't share this interest doesn't mean they don't share any other interests!

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JeanneDeaux
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The basement is awesome, I could definitely live here, but seriously, find another girlfriend, this one is not good enough for you.

ChoongAlan
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Dun say that. He 's got the best of both world :)

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ThomasNorris
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My GF told me the same thing; that's why she is my "X" GF. good luck dude

MartinW
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

EXACTLY... my first move in GF had her stuff moved back to her mothers house in less than three weeks due to her whiny bitchiness

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UlaCha
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

His basement looks better than my living room... :(

Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Myself and my boyfriend have our nerd stuff everywhere. I'd never tell him he couldn't show his stuff off or limit him to one area.

DeniseMelek
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The livingroom looks sterile, like an ikea showroom^^. Potpourri-are you serious?!

DeniseMelek
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Maybe surprise her with some Alien vs. Predator posters. If that doesn´t cause domestic violence..

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SilviaEkker
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I LOVE the basement! ;) its better than the rest of the house! I would stay there the whole day! :)

LauraRiva
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sigh. Don't hate on the girl. He has an entire floor to himself for this interest. I'm all into geeky, but I wouldn't want it in my upstairs

GordonMilroy
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's a nice place for any guest upstairs and a geeky wonderland below. Seems like a good deal to me

Evanessa
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I understand how his gf feels, my bf is a warhammer player and there are miniatures, paintbrushes, foamboard and citadel paints everywhere

RichelleTong
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

omgomgomgomg >_< <3 that basement!!!! hahahaha i hope you have more hidden treasures lying in wait around the house!!! lol ^_^

RobBlake
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Uh, if he has a whole room devoted to the stuff, yeah he needs to let her have her space and shared space without the toys.

KikiHu
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The gf is probably scared that the whole house would look like the basement thats why XD I wouldn't mind having my house like that boyfriend

KikiHu
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

*my house like that if I had a boyfriend*

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MatildeMorais
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

the "basement" look like this http://imgur.com/a/hlLl5 He doesn't seem that restricted ^^

Jonathan Ekholm
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11 months ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'll never understand why other nerds love toys so much. I'm seriously one of the biggest nerds (not literally) in the f'ing universe and I consider toys childish. I own water cooled PCs, a 3d printer and lots of other nerdy stuff but never ever will I own miniatures. Neither do I understand anime and it seems like it usually goes hand in hand, if you like one you probably like the other one too just as much. That basement imo isn't tasteful at all. He could still be a nerd and own nerdy stuff without the ugly whole room carpet and ugly brown shelves. To each their though, I'm just a bitter person.

Aaron Dover
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

When all that shit is worth a bunch of money she will be singing a different tune.

RiverSmith
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You know what destroys most nerds' confidence? Jealousy. Nerds are superior in every possible way to a normal person. Why? They pay more attention to life, and how they can live it. The jealousy of such knowledge infects and angers those around them, leading to this ugly thing known as prejudice, which manifests in practices like discrimination. Such discrimination is often en-masse, 100-1, so the poor dude/tte has no chance if he is targeted. S/he will simply crumble under the pressure, becoming withdrawn, shy, possibly even depressed and/or suicidal. What good reason would our world have to break such a good soul? You know who you are.

TeresaStockroske
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Shoot... I'd love to be your nerdy girlfriend. I'd love to play some DnD or MTG with you for sure!

TayLord
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I hate the term manchild, it is so sexist. I happen to be the adult child and a woman in my relationship, I want the geeky basement, and I have a partner who is not interested at all. I am the womanchild, a rare breed.... Apparently

TarynWallace
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I have a big who has never seen a Star Wars movie and who just started watching Harry Potter last year (we've been together 6 years). I have all my action figures, wands , toys, etc all over the house and even tho he doesn't really care for them he's never once asked me or told me I can't have them displayed in the house. Our place still looks nice and adult like even though we have a 2 foot tall Ash doll and various other stuff around the house. It's all in how you present it

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RichardPetch
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He needs to grow up a bit I think, does he not know what females are for .

VirginiaHull
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Don't call this guy a man-child, playing with toys doesn't make you a kid. A man-child is a wuss emotionally.

FrédéricEeckman
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I actually prefer the basement ! It's warmer and funnier. Upstair looks like a lifeless interior of a catalogue...

KatherineHamilton
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I LOVE this! A brilliant way of combining individual tastes. It would be fun for visitors too... beautiful subtle Geek boy humour.

IreneRussak
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Maybe the house is owned by the gf:P

CynthiaMorrow
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She wants a Magazine Cover. She will need meds t Cope with Children, or it will destroy her.

MeganRichards
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

GF's decor? Tasteful, but cold and showcased. Does give the basement more impact, though. The basement? ABSOLUTE DREAM. INVITE ME OVER.

FurnishMyWay_Blog
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I love how all these geeky toys were so well hidden through out the entire home! Regardless of those surprises, the home still looks great!

HopeLae
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I want his basement! I would be so happy if i have a boyfriend like this!!

SharonAlexander
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I think the basement looks better than upstairs.

CharlesSlavens
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

If the GF allowed in the basement?

AndyTeal
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"Manchild?" Oh yes, you guys are completely non-judgmental of his hobbies. Well done.

BrianZhong
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

When i think of basements I think of creepy old concrete messes. Not this

JulieHarrington
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That house is hideous. The basement is awesome though.

SherylMacy
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He can't have "geeky stuff" but she can have plastic grass? ewww

darkphoenix
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

this is funny......but he should put some geeky mural on the wall when she isnt in the house XD

IweMuiser
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Girlfriend wants the most boring baron house in the universe?

Miguel.Casas
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

yeahhh well, she's too strict with her "IDEAL" designs for the place. least she allowed you to keep the basement for yourself.

MystiKayLamb
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I felt sorry for him until I saw the basement

JessicaLevy
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That basement is awesome! Tell your girlfriend to lighten up!

PriscillaPride
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

it should be a shared space; after saying that though I won't allow stuffed animal heads anywhere but his den.

AnitaFougere
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He really needs a new girlfriend. I know dozens of geeky chicks who'd be happy to share that space.

Neya
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

basement is way way way(!) cooler than the rest of the house. I would like to let you show it in the main room of the flat :D

AngelicaBeatriceLim
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

this house is incredible! dump the girl keep your nice house

SandraSmith
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I am looking for dining chairs like the ones pictured here...please pist the name of the company.

MistyLynnTamez
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They look like ones from Ikea! Henriksdal is the name of them.

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GracielaPacheco
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yep, it's time to move on. There are plenty geeky women out there.

MichelleMalia
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'd tell her, 'No geekiness, no fake plants.'

SarahWalker
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Time to get new girlfriend! But epic secret geeking.

DanielBarton
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Haha, wow, what a pathetic bitch. No way I'd put up with that shit.

Random32
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

If I had a geeky bf like you I would let you put anything anywhere!

Rhon
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

who is the boss in this relationship? I would never tell my husband where he can & can't put the things he likes. I love him too much 4 that

SarahCollier
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Dump her and get someone who accepts you for who you are.

MichałLech
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Dump the bitch and get a nerd girl, dude. Unless you live in her house and don't mind being, essentially, a guest.

MaryKayeWaterson
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

If my significant other told me what I could and couldn't have in the house, they'd become insignicant PDQ.

MartinaVeselá
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He should've dumped her lol. His man cave is cooler than the entire pretentious art collection.

DerekRayner
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Dump her. She's obviously got control issues and the guy's a grown man. He should be able to put whatever he wants up in his own house.

JasonLawhorne
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Finding a GF that is cool would have been alot easier.

beaujames
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Forget people who don't love you for who you are

VeroBolañosM
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

THAT IS FANTASTIC, LOVE HIS ORIGINALITY.. the girlfriend not not that cool.

TinaHann
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Dude I want my entire house to look like your basement! Your "girlfriend" needs to lighten up.

MayaFusako
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My first thought was "bitch."

GailWilladsen
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Let him express himself throughout the home. He lives there too.

KittyKitsuneca
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

if you're significant other is stopping you from being you, you're with the wrong person

HauntedSanDiego
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Dafuq? I'm a neat-freak woman married to a messy husband for 16 years. She needs to chill. Wait until you have kids. Talk about a mess.

KiddKosmonaut
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She sounds like someone who really enjoys your playful passive aggressiveness too. Good find.

GianAndreaBruni
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

change GF, that's what you should do.

GianAndreaBruni
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

change GF. That's what you should do.

RobynShonfeld
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I want to live in his basement, and i'm a girl!

RichardToczynski
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Geek stuff would be an improvement over that hideous crap she calls decor. This dude needs to grow a pair.

DiegoBelli
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Women have not only achieved equal rights, equal professional status and salaries, they overcame Men , and are ruling their lives like moms

LauraRouyer
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7 years ago

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Does she have equal space for her collections? Living areas are common, They made an agreement, He is disrespecting her.

MartinW
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Maybe she needs to understand who the head of the household is, and if this had been my house originally she and her attitude would be out

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JesterRaiin
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

> My gf told me I’m not allowed (...) I sincerely hope it's a joke, a simplification rather than an example of your "mutual understanding".

IstvánSzabó
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yeah. The dude should really grow some balls :D

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odia
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'll never understand why people without shared interests get together - find yourself a nice nerdy girl, dude.

DanielaBlueMoonBoal
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Just bcause they don't share this interest doesn't mean they don't share any other interests!

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JeanneDeaux
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The basement is awesome, I could definitely live here, but seriously, find another girlfriend, this one is not good enough for you.

ChoongAlan
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Dun say that. He 's got the best of both world :)

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ThomasNorris
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My GF told me the same thing; that's why she is my "X" GF. good luck dude

MartinW
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

EXACTLY... my first move in GF had her stuff moved back to her mothers house in less than three weeks due to her whiny bitchiness

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UlaCha
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

His basement looks better than my living room... :(

Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Myself and my boyfriend have our nerd stuff everywhere. I'd never tell him he couldn't show his stuff off or limit him to one area.

DeniseMelek
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The livingroom looks sterile, like an ikea showroom^^. Potpourri-are you serious?!

DeniseMelek
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Maybe surprise her with some Alien vs. Predator posters. If that doesn´t cause domestic violence..

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SilviaEkker
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I LOVE the basement! ;) its better than the rest of the house! I would stay there the whole day! :)

LauraRiva
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sigh. Don't hate on the girl. He has an entire floor to himself for this interest. I'm all into geeky, but I wouldn't want it in my upstairs

GordonMilroy
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's a nice place for any guest upstairs and a geeky wonderland below. Seems like a good deal to me

Evanessa
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I understand how his gf feels, my bf is a warhammer player and there are miniatures, paintbrushes, foamboard and citadel paints everywhere

RichelleTong
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

omgomgomgomg >_< <3 that basement!!!! hahahaha i hope you have more hidden treasures lying in wait around the house!!! lol ^_^

RobBlake
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Uh, if he has a whole room devoted to the stuff, yeah he needs to let her have her space and shared space without the toys.

KikiHu
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017