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Silus Robertson
Louisiana Tech Fan
West Monroe, Louisiana
Member since Jul 2012
142 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow

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wow, you tell people on the OT first before you tell your parents?? you gotta get your priorities straightened out.


17k post in under 2 years.

Hey Pot, how's Kettle been?
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VaBamaMan
Alabama Fan
North AL
Member since Apr 2013
3209 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
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Parents are older and likely would have a delayed reaction, too many family and friends to fit on one picture.


Didn't know how many you were having over.

You could do a second set of vows for everyone who wasn't at the wedding and somehow work it in that way. They think they are getting a replay of a special moment they weren't there for, just to find out they are sharing in a new special moment.
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GM
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since May 2011
729 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
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You could do a second set of vows for everyone who wasn't at the wedding


For the love of God, NO!

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jmcs68
LSU Fan
Member since Sep 2012
38081 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
That's Awesome!

Congrats to everyone.


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VaBamaMan
Alabama Fan
North AL
Member since Apr 2013
3209 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
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For the love of God, NO! (I'm going)




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Macintosh504
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Pleiades
Member since Sep 2011
26466 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
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Silus Robertson

you're mad cause I'm right.


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lsuwontonwrap
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2012
18181 posts
Online

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
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We still can't decide how to tell our guest during the party.


Just announce it. Why does it have to be some sort of game? People have kids every day. Lord.


Silus Robertson
Louisiana Tech Fan
West Monroe, Louisiana
Member since Jul 2012
142 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
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Just announce it. Why does it have to be some sort of game? People have kids every day. Lord.


I am not a Democrat, I don't have kids "err day."

Just brainstorming for some funny ideas to make it unique.


cornstarch
LSU Fan
Member since May 2010
2104 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
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Just announce it. Why does it have to be some sort of game? People have kids every day. Lord.


I mean, it's a big deal - but this sounds like a house full of acquaintances and family members he never sees.

Personally, I'd tell all my friends and important family straight up and then let all the other people who don't matter know on facebook haha. Hopefully I don't have to make this announcement for another few years at least though.

Congrats on your planned baby though. Sounds like you'll be good parents.


Macintosh504
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Pleiades
Member since Sep 2011
26466 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
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I am not a Democrat, I don't have kids "err day."



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lsuwontonwrap
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2012
18181 posts
Online

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
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Just brainstorming for some funny ideas to make it unique.


But that's just it. You aren't unique. Congrats on having a kid, but people have kids every day.


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lsuwontonwrap
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2012
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re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
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Congrats on your planned baby though.




As opposed to "unplanned" and the thread would take on an entirely different tone.


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RedMustang
Auburn Fan
Member since Oct 2011
4784 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
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Posted by hendersonshands Bend your wife over at the party and go to town on her. When you're about to finish, yell out "guess I don't have to pull out, not like you can get more pregnant!" Boom.


Props-this is pretty damned funny.


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LSUandAU
Florida
Member since Apr 2009
4092 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
Congrats...be sure you are the dad!


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sportsaddit68
LSU Fan
Hammond
Member since Sep 2008
1598 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
My wife and I found out the hard way that anything can happen in the first 12 weeks beyond y'all's control. We announced it earlier and then had to explain 100 different times about the miscarriage. Second time we waited. It is my advice to you.. Tell your IMMEDIATE FAMILY now. Wait to tell your friends and other family members after the first trimester. Trust me. If something was to happen, it will kill you and your wife to explain it to people 100 times. Because for some reason, if you tell someone the bad news... Lots of people think it is ok to ask how y'all found out about the miscarriage and did she get a DNC, how did she take it, etc.

Trust me. If I was allowed to tell the entire world, I would have. Just be patient.
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FootballNostradamus
Clemson Fan
Member since Nov 2009
15256 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
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you can have my wife's idea.

Take a 2 group pictures.

First one have everyone say cheese per normal protocol.

Second picture have them say " "insert wifes name" is pregnant!" or "its a boy/girl" if you know the gender already, instead of cheese.

Its cool because if you do it right you get everyone's first reactions with the second picture.


That's a pretty good one.


FootballNostradamus
Clemson Fan
Member since Nov 2009
15256 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
Lol at the Prego sauce thing.

At first I was like 'why the fvck are you giving them spaghetti sauce, then it clicked'.



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beaverfever
Arkansas Fan
Little Rock
Member since Jan 2008
8201 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
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Tell your IMMEDIATE FAMILY now. Wait to tell your friends and other family members after the first trimester. Trust me
what I was thinking. Seems early to tell everybody.


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GM
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since May 2011
729 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
Don't follow any TH03 advice.
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BowDownToLSU
LSU Fan
Livingston louisiana
Member since Feb 2010
5253 posts

re: Telling my parents they will be grandparents tomorrow
Congrats make sue and video your mom's reaction.......may go viral


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