(Closed) Fun Thread: What 'status symbol' would you choose?

posted 5 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 31
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Busy bee

The vehicle! I love having a small, cozy living space and a big ol mansion doesn’t do it for me. I prefer smaller diamonds, too, so that’s a no-go. But the car… Oh, the car… I would have a sleek shiny little supercar for every day of the week….

That said, if we’re just talking living space, I’d dump the cars in a second for a beautiful plot of beach and a little Spanish mission style home. With housekeepers because I’m lazy.

Post # 32
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Helper bee

I know this isn’t on the list/poll, but I would rather travel the world than have any of those items. I like the experiences than the material goods. Sorry for deflecting off your thread. 

Post # 33
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2016

I’m tempted to say house but I think I’d go with the diamond! 

Fiance and I aren’t into big houses or ornate decorating. I’d say house if we were talking about location- like a waterfront bungalow in Buzios, Brazil or something. Otherwise, I’ll take the Taylor-Burton diamond! 

Post # 34
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

House 

Post # 35
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Busy bee

Does this large house come with a maid? I don’t want to spend all my time cleaning a super huge house and everything that comes with it.  I’d require a maid and a pool boy..and a Gardner. ..so I can enjoy my house and not spend my life tending too it. 

 

Honestly…I’d prefer an average house..but with awesome land. 

Post # 36
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Blushing bee

I would love a beautiful house in a great location. However, I wouldn’t necessarily want it to be “big” — a spare bedroom and ample recreation space is all I need. No mansion for me!

Post # 37
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I’d take the house.  I feel that my ring is extravagent as is, and as much as I like high-end cars, it doesn’t appreciate like property.  

Although if the house is too big for my liking, I’d sell it for a more average sized home and use the extra money leftover for a car. 😉

Post # 38
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

 

JenGirl:  I’m with you on life long maid service and utilities!   We have trouble keeping our current house as clean as I would like it.  When we have a good pay raise, maid service is a luxury item on the list to discuss after we have a savings built up that was adjusted for the addtional money.  

I’m about 60% big house, 40% car.  I love my e-ring and wouldn’t want anything bigger than my .50 stone. 

Post # 39
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

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ToppyAidan:  +1 (travel)

However, on the list provided – house, no question!

Post # 40
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

I’d want the House.  Darling Husband would want the car.

Post # 41
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Buzzing Beekeeper

Can I trade the fancy house for just a regular house that will clean itself and cook for me?

Post # 43
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

I don’t like big houses or the suburbs they typically exist in, I would take a big fancy loft in a nice area of my city though!

 

Post # 44
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Honey bee

House! I’m so envious of people with big, beautiful houses. 

Post # 45
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

A huge house filled with staff to do all the work it requires, haha.

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