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Red Roses

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Chris2mates  Male  Lancashire 11-Feb-2017 18:47 Message #4677293
I wonder ladies, what it means to you when you receive a dozen red roses on Valentine's day?
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Minnie-the-Minx  Female  Hertfordshire 11-Feb-2017 18:56 Message #4677296
Depends who bought them and why. If they were from a lover, that would be rather nice.

Who's the lucky lady then, Chris?
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Victoriana11  Female  Buckinghamshire 11-Feb-2017 19:19 Message #4677298
a dozen red roses ( or pink/white/yellow) would be nice on any day let alone Valentines...
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joolsy  Female  Essex 11-Feb-2017 19:22 Message #4677300
I would be happy with a bunch of stalks if the was given with real love and affection lol
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Eschifer  Female  Cheshire 11-Feb-2017 19:28 Message #4677301
Very special, that's how I would feel.


Although the day itself doesn't bother me, I do get pangs of jealousy seeing all the pretty flowers and gifts posted up on facebook.

I'd settle for a chocolate freddo right now
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Eljer  Male  North London 11-Feb-2017 19:29 Message #4677302
oh ballcocks, ive just smoked a stalk, only got three left :/
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Argonaut  Male  Lancashire 11-Feb-2017 20:58 Message #4677317
"A wond'rous thing, the married state,
A bed of roses, true.
Soft pastel petals' fragrance crowns
The stems where thorns grow too!"


© Jason Twell (circa 1989)
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snowangel  Female  Avon 11-Feb-2017 21:45 Message #4677322
A Miracle :-)
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leogirl  Female  Essex 11-Feb-2017 22:57 Message #4677328
I would love to receive a bunch of red roses for Valentine.
How long ago now when I received a dozen stems/ must be more than 10 years...

yet, someone may suddenly get romantic and surprise me! who knows.
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gentlepurr  Female  Staffordshire 11-Feb-2017 23:07 Message #4677329
Lol it would mean the florist had delivered to the wrong address ha ha ha

xx
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LutonLady  Female  Bedfordshire 11-Feb-2017 23:49 Message #4677331
Love flowers and would be very happy to receive done.
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jennifer  Female  Gloucestershire 12-Feb-2017 08:19 Message #4677336
So funny, snow and gentle!

I would think it was the florist delivery person knocked on my door to take the flowers in for a neighbour! How very sad!!!
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Coronto  Male  Devon 12-Feb-2017 09:39 Message #4677354
A dozen red roses on valentines day? How many millionaires do you girls know?
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wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd 12-Feb-2017 12:51 Message #4677384
I've no idea as I've never recieved a dozen red roses on valentines day.

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Chris2mates  Male  Lancashire 12-Feb-2017 17:27 Message #4677455
I always try to buy a dozen roses on Valentines. They aren't just flowers. They show a sense of appreciation. A compliment. A cause for a smile. Roses are traditional of course and I would be lying if I said I'd always bought them but we learn more with age along with the ability to read more into life than what we merely see.

I remember how I felt when on Father's Day when my first son was born I received nothing. No card. No gift - a sweet fat nothing. My wife at the time told me she had never bought her Dad a father's day card and so thought it wasn't needed. I felt shattered to be frank. Totally ignored and less than appreciated.

A card means everything. Flowers and gifts less so. But just to be acknowledged and appreciated creates that inner smile. A Valentine's card is so nice of course, but how much more so a nice bunch of flowers, and the smile they create within.

Happy Valentines's day to all for Tuesday!
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Eschifer  Female  Cheshire 12-Feb-2017 17:29 Message #4677457
That is very sweet Chris2mates
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usuallyLaura  Female  Devon 12-Feb-2017 17:48 Message #4677462
corono

get yourself along to m+s, you can get 12 red roses for... £5 !!!

ok there are better ones i.e. bigger but m + s can do it for a fiver and usually m+s flowers are nice.

so no millionaires needed !
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JEM95  Female  Oxfordshire 12-Feb-2017 17:49 Message #4677463
If I received roses, then my suitor wouldn't know me very well - I don't like them :-(

Having said that, it's the thought that counts and I'd be happy with a bunch of daffodils!
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sunnyagain  Female  Hampshire 12-Feb-2017 18:07 Message #4677470
I've never managed to keep roses alive for even a day so only someone who didn't know me would buy them for me.
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clippers  Male  Hertfordshire 12-Feb-2017 19:53 Message #4677480
I've gotten a nice bunch of flowers (not roses) and a cup with picture of her favourite artist on it all ready for delivery on Tuesday.
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TheCommonTit  Male  Avon 12-Feb-2017 19:56 Message #4677481
I hope you know her quite well.
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Eljer  Male  North London 12-Feb-2017 20:11 Message #4677483
how dee get my picture on that cup?
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Victoriana11  Female  Buckinghamshire 12-Feb-2017 21:39 Message #4677510
Some very nice bunches of red roses in Lidls at reasonable prices too.
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wholelottakaren  Female  Lincolnshire 12-Feb-2017 23:05 Message #4677518
I would love some flowers but definitely not roses. They dont appeal to me at all


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