Il Mercato - a phenomenal Italian experience in Tianmu

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Re: Il Mercato - a phenomenal Italian experience in Tianmu

Postby Kal El » Sun May 05, 2019 07:39

Big Vern wrote:That's a very expensive so-so.

Over the last several years threads like these on Taiwanease have taught me: Wives seem to be an expensive enterprise for little to no return on personal pleasure and leisure time vs expenses. I don't think I want to do that again.
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Re: Il Mercato - a phenomenal Italian experience in Tianmu

Postby cranky laowai » Sun May 05, 2019 19:43

Kal El wrote:Over the last several years threads like these on Taiwanease have taught me: Wives seem to be an expensive enterprise for little to no return on personal pleasure and leisure time vs expenses. I don't think I want to do that again.

But, but ... then how would you ever have the special joy of having a parent-in-law live with you for many months, year after year? :silenced:

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Re: Il Mercato - a phenomenal Italian experience in Tianmu

Postby jimipresley » Sun May 05, 2019 19:50

cranky laowai wrote:
Kal El wrote:Over the last several years threads like these on Taiwanease have taught me: Wives seem to be an expensive enterprise for little to no return on personal pleasure and leisure time vs expenses. I don't think I want to do that again.

But, but ... then how would you ever have the special joy of having a parent-in-law live with you for many months, year after year? :silenced:

Luckily for me, my wife is from Hong Kong. Those Cantonese speakers are pretty weird, too, but slightly less traditional than their Taiwanese neighbors. Oh, and both of her parents are dead, so no unexpected surprises.
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Re: Il Mercato - a phenomenal Italian experience in Tianmu

Postby Big Vern » Sun May 05, 2019 22:44

I didn't go, so I didn't pay.

12k for three adults and my wife got the three bob bits.
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