My daughter thinks I have to many stoves

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  1. Surveyor

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    Hauling out my shed for its annual clean, I decided to see if I needed any items, found out short of some pans, and think I have 4 different stoves just on the table.
    My daughter thinks I have have to many, okay there are 4 not in the picture. IMG_20210403_115000.jpg
     
  2. Paul B

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    You're my hero
     
  3. Surveyor

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    Slowly getting them to work as well
     
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    Send her to look in @Doc Mark hobbit hole lol.
     
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    There is a principle of "reciprocity" in diplomacy - if She says -" you have too many stoves" - answer could be - "maybe I have too many daughters" ...
    :)
     
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    Doesn’t she realize that someday they will all be her’s? :lol::lol:
     
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    @Surveyor , Don't listen to @G1gop ,

    He's only been into my Hobbit Hole four times, and he got lost, every single time! Finally had to tie a rope to him, so I could reel him in!! ;) :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: In truth, he's not exaggerating "too" much! I stopped counting my stoves, decades ago, and though I have no concrete idea of exactly how many are down in the HH, the shed, and my stove room, upstairs, it has to be far in excess of 600!! Tell your daughter she's lucky she's not MY progeny, as I'd have her down in the HH, cleaning, fettling, and organizing stoves, all day, every day!! ;);):D/:whistle::whistle::lol::lol:

    Nice collection, by the way, and still exceedingly manageable, too!! Nicely done, Good Sir! Take care, and God Bless!

    Every Good Wish,
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    Im not very often here, more reader than writer but my mum says sometimes, its too many items in your cellar...mainly pressure things, lamps, stoves and blowlamps. She understands so this is my passion and hobby...
     
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    Many thanks for the compliment, got one fired up today and the sense of joy is fantastic
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    My wife takes a look at my modest collection from time to time and shakes her head...she also tells me to do what brings me joy!
     
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    I can’t stop selling 3 and buy 23
     
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    @Doc Mark I showed your post to my wife. When she got to the part " it has to be far in excess of 600" she just looked at me, shook her head, and said " Don't even think about it"
     
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    pmsl
     
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    I cannot see anything wrong with your picture, all neat and tidy too. Perhaps a bit more colour on your next 30 purchases might please her.
    Iain
     
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    I am glad I am working away, will show her your post though and duck
     
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    There is no such thing as "too many stoves." Wise your daughter up to that fact.

    Ben
     
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    Too many.... ???
     
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    Tell her you’d like to return some of them but can’t as they all have a special non-return valve
     
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    AAC ouch but good one
     
  20. Geoff Chirnside

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    My daughter thinks the same.......but she's wrong!!