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your E-ring worth more than your car?

Dancing Fire

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86% of the PSers say.. "YES".
 

HollyS

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No. I'm wearing five figures on that finger, but in more than one ring. And, no, even all of them are not more than my brand new car. Even so, I think my family and friends would be shocked :o if they knew the full price of my rings . . . and I'm still a relative lightweight by PS standards. :bigsmile:
 

monarch64

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Hahahaha! NO! Sadly, my Jeep cost me (before interest) $10k, and my ring...I have No IDEA! It's a 1.3 oval, E color, etc. It was a total surprise, and I really have no idea how much SO paid for it. He keeps the insurance separate and that is fine with me. All I know is that my ring must have been less than 10k!
 

mayerling

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Definitely! My 1998 Vauxhall Vectra cost me £795, while my ering cost £2000 (after a 35% discount!).
 

kenny

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Yes.
 

kelpie

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By several multiples. I drive a 19 yo Suzuki sidekick. Sometimes I think I need a car "upgrade" though.
 

MissStepcut

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monarch64|1315115575|3009472 said:
Hahahaha! NO! Sadly, my Jeep cost me (before interest) $10k, and my ring...I have No IDEA! It's a 1.3 oval, E color, etc. It was a total surprise, and I really have no idea how much SO paid for it. He keeps the insurance separate and that is fine with me. All I know is that my ring must have been less than 10k!
Hmm... but what is your Jeep WORTH?
 

Gypsy

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With diamond prices these days? Let's see... Not according to KBB.
 

rosetta

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Yes, much more! I drive a small european run-around. Dont want to drive big cars in this crowded city.
 

iheartscience

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Right for me-I don't have a car! :cheeky: Not sure if it's worth more than my husband's car that I take occasionally, though...it probably is with prices being so high right now.
 

Skippy123

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Yes, why yes; you said car right!? :wink2: :naughty:
 

missy

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Yes... as soon as you drive your car off the lot it depreciates in value quite a bit...
 

karpouzi

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missy|1315137272|3009510 said:
Yes... as soon as you drive your car off the lot it depreciates in value quite a bit...
So does a diamond purchased at retail. ;-)
 

stephbolt

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I think the car is still worth more than the ring for now, but give it another year or two and I bet they would swap.
 

makemepretty

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Yep, my ring did cost more than my car but then again, my car is a 1998 vw bug. Love it though.
 

vc10um

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Yup. My ring is worth more than both of our cars individually, but that's because hubby drives a '97 Mustang and I drive an '05 Cobalt.

Purchase price falls just below the KBB of my car, though. (I used the Private Party value for a Good condition vehicle.)
 

misssoph

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Definitely, and my south sea pearls are worth more than both. I am not at all interested in cars and will drive my ford station wagon till it dies, does embarrass the kids though!
 

lbbaber

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No, not yet. That finger is worth about 15,000 (when purchased). I plan on upgrading rings and we trade cars in every 3 years so I hope one day they will be about equal! I'm happy with the cars we drive. Not planning on upgrading those but we will keep trading in for 'new'.
 

shihtzulover

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My e-ring is definitely worth more than my car - at least 5x more. It's okay with me though, because as I've been discussing in one of my threads, I'm actually not an experienced driver, and I'm just now starting to really drive on a regular basis. I'm already concerned about my inexperience, but I'm sure that I would be much more worried if my car was new!

My e-ring is actually worth a lot more than my fiance's car, too - but he's not really a car person. The car that he owns was his aunt's before it was his, and he kind of has an attachment to it. We will probably actually have to look into getting him a new one in the next six months or so though, since his current one is starting to become a bit unreliable.
 

Autumnovember

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No...ring is around 37, car is a lot more. if I traded my car for a diamond, I could have a 5 carat diamond....that would be amazing. Fiancee car is worth more than my ring and car put together :(
 

slg47

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Autumnovember|1315152758|3009605 said:
No...ring is around 37, car is a lot more. if I traded my car for a diamond, I could have a 5 carat diamond....that would be amazing. Fiancee car is worth more than my ring and car put together :(
what does he drive?

my ring is worth more than my car...but I drive a 98 cabrio
 

Phoenix

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slg47|1315158263|3009644 said:
Autumnovember|1315152758|3009605 said:
No...ring is around 37, car is a lot more. if I traded my car for a diamond, I could have a 5 carat diamond....that would be amazing. Fiancee car is worth more than my ring and car put together :(
what does he drive?

my ring is worth more than my car...but I drive a 98 cabrio
+1. how much are both yr cars woth (either invididually or together).
 
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