Thursday, February 14, 2013

WTF, Valentine?

I have always enjoyed Valentine's Day because I don't see it as restricted solely to romantic love. I think it's a great day to celebrate love and friendship generally. But I know that lots of people don't like Valentine's Day.


And for whatever reason, this year all the funny Valentine imagery that has crossed my path seems to come from the haters' camp. Do I detect a fine paw behind this?





But my special Bad Taste Award goes to this boxed set of assorted dictators valentine cards --


Terrible. Just terrible. Makes me feel guilty for laughing.

41 comments:

greekwitch said...

Grumpy cat never gets old!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Hahaha...love these, especially the last one! And of course, Grumpy Cat. I can never get enough of that feline.

Sulky Kitten said...

Best Massacre Ever. Ha!

Cheryl said...

I LOVE Grumpy cat! He can be my Valentine.

DEZMOND said...

LOL, happy VAlentines Debs, to you, to HRH and your loved one!

A Beer For The Shower said...

You say it's a great day to celebrate love and friendship, but I don't think Brandon will get the right idea if I send him a Valentine.

Magaly Guerrero said...

Nothing like a bit of dictator love on this bloody day lol

Oh happy day!

Jeanne said...

Hilarious! I, too, adore Valentine's Day - a wonderful day to express your love and friendship. But I do enjoy the warped side as well. And these are great! :0)

Diane Cayton-Hakey said...

Oh my ever loving gawd... I am falling on the ground laughing at this post. The finger in the candy aisle just says it all... LOL

Linda Wildenstein said...

I love to tell my lovelies that I do in fact love that they are in my life and do so because.....I can.
But the first picture is how I personally feel about the day. Never really works out like I'd like it to....and that's alot of never.
Laughing hardcore at the dictator cards......
Thanks for lightening the mood at this olde broads casa, Oma Linda

Robin Larkspur said...

Grumpy cat gets me every time, and those dictator cards are revolutionary!!
Happy Valentine's Day!

Adam said...

love the grumpy cat stuff

Fundy Blue said...

Happy Valentine's Day, Debra!
I have always felt that it was about loving all the special people in your life. My hubby thinks it's a commercial plot ~ but he is taking me out to my favorite place for dinner tonight!

I am loving Grumpy Cat! Martha introduced him to me, and now so are you!

I think those dictator cards are the funniest valentines I have ever seen. Not the kind I could have given to my third graders. These are hysterical!

I've been looking at your golden image to the right of the dictators. I've seen it on your posts and somewhere else. Are those wasps? Do you know the source of that image? It is fascinating.

jaz@octoberfarm said...

you always make me laugh!

heartinhand said...

Quit Stalin.
OMG that made me laugh!
Thank you!

mxtodis123 said...

I'm like you. Hold the candy and flowers, but love and friendship will always be accepted. I love Grumpy Cat. He has the sweetest face.
Mary

Wendy S. said...

Oh grumpy cat, you always have the right idea. Valentines, meh, just another day for now but I'm sure I'll love it one day. Either way may love shine down upon you with lots of chocolate, Debra.

The Happy Whisk said...

Happy Valentine's Day :-) I'm having a groovy one myself, lots and lots of laughing.

Elsie The Writer said...

Well, I laughed too and I don't feel guilty at all, what does that say about me? Oh, right, look at me post. LOL

brandi said...

~valentines couldn't have gotten any better...thank you for the smiles...wishing you and yours oh and yes her royal highness a day that reminds you how much you are all truly loved and cared about...warm wishes and brightest blessings~

Barfly said...

Happy Valentines day, Debra!!

JACKIESUE said...

you and I had the same Idea..but you had better cartoons...happy valentines to you and your rare one.

jadedj said...

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA...yep, they ain't getting laid tonight.

The best of the day to ye, D ;-)

Kal said...

You know how much I love and revere the Grumpy Cat. Love that tyrants one. I too feel bad about laughing.

Leeanna Henderson said...

Happy VD-day bwaahahahahahahaaa! I love the finger on the Valentine aisle. Grumpy cat is my true love, ahahahahahahaa! Great post hon.

Guillaume said...

O love those. And I dislike Valentine's Day: depressing when you are single, stressful when you are not. It makes me anxious either way.

Magic Love Crow said...

Happy Valentine's Day Debra! LOL! You're the best!!!

mistress maddie said...

I do believe I smell some cat hair in this! Happy Valentine's Day sweetie!

Riot Kitty said...

OMG! I can't believe those cards. But the Tardar Sauce/Stevie Wonder one is classic! I got that a few weeks ago and want to frame it...

M. D. Jackson said...

Happy Valentine's Day, Debra! Hope you has a good one despite all the grumpiness.

Nina Gray said...

LOL - pleading Not Guilty!

Hindustanka said...

Grumpy cat is the best dictator!:)

Birdie said...

Well, I am a hater of most holidays but I like Valentine's day because when my kids were little I made a big deal of them being my valentines. So, I am going to wish you a Happy Valentine's day anyway. xo

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Debra She Who Seeks said...

Wow, Birdie -- that is the most elaborate and creative emoticon I've ever seen! Yowza! And the dragon is so cute to boot!

knitwit said...

That last one was, hands down, the very BEST part of Valentine's Day for me! Ha ha! Have a great weekend!

laughingwolf said...

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Kellie @ Delightfully Ludicrous said...

Is it bad that the Dictators made me smile?

Francie M said...

Good grief! I suppose they are the updated version of the the cards the boys used to buy and sent out when I was a kid, ie You look like a million dollars Valentine - all green and crumpled.

Professor Chaos said...

I suspect that Valentine's Day was created to make single people feel bad about themselves. I know I always hated it when I was unattached. Even as a married man, I still feel uncomfortable with it.

Sabina said...

Ew that bottom card--just ew. But I admit the Grumpy Cat ones were making me laugh.

SUZY8-TRACK said...

I somehow knew you would sneak some grumpy cat in there! All of them are awesome. I especially got a chuckle from the last pic. Be Mein? Amin love with you...is it wrong that I find these hilarious?