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Old 06-02-2010, 07:36 PM
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Hey guys! Long time forum member, increasingly rare visitor here

I had a question I thought maybe you would like to weigh in on.

I am in an exclusive triad with two women. I get little gifts for each of them fairly regularly, awesome boyfriend that I am. But I would like to get them both, and myself, something sort of symbolic. Nothing like rings...none of us want to go there. But I want us all to have something that is a symbol of the triad, and a reminder of one another. I got the idea, strangely enough, when I was making tea a few minutes ago...I have this heart shaped tea sieve, and I thought hey, how great would it be if we all had one of these? Like we were in a little club or something! Okay, that's kinda dorky...

But you get the idea! We should all have some kind of token to make us smile and think of one another. Any ideas?
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Old 06-02-2010, 07:47 PM
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What about those celtic knotted puzzle rings. 3 rings that slide together to make one perfect circle.....that could work well for a triad gift

Or the 4 ring one. Each ring represents a person, with the 4th ring representing the entire triad

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Old 06-02-2010, 07:53 PM
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Cool, but we're trying to avoid rings. One of us is in the process of getting divorced, and the other two are "sorta" engaged. By sorta I mean...we got engaged, but that was six years ago, and we have come to question the meaning of marriage in general, and haven't gone through with it yet, and might not. But when people ask, we still say that, and she does wear a ring I gave her to symbolize that. Really it's more just a symbol of commitment and love now, but she still has it. So we don't want any more rings involved.
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Old 06-02-2010, 08:14 PM
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Key rings?

Try etsy.com or artfire.com.

Poly charms?

Artfire.com has lots of choices.

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Old 06-02-2010, 08:19 PM
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Poly Charms?

NUH UH!!

That is AWESOME. That's it right there. Thread closed. Answer found. Kat rocks.

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Old 06-02-2010, 08:28 PM
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You are very welcome! All I did was a quick Google search. There may even be other sites that carry stuff like that.

I have been thinking about getting something for MorningGlory and I. Her and my husband, 2rings, bought rings for each other. Him and I obviously have our wedding bands, he has a tat with my name on it and I have a tat that represents him and our two kids. I thought it would be fitting for her and I to have something since we are (a little more than) metamours.

BTW - I loved the triangle triad charms the best!

Kat

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Old 06-02-2010, 08:29 PM
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I know me too!!
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Old 06-02-2010, 09:31 PM
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Because of commercial links posted in this thread. I know the intention was good, but I have locked the thread in order to discuss it with the other mods before editing. PLEEEZE do not post commercial links. Mention a company you like, sure, but don't link it. People are more than capable of copying the reference into a search bar and finding it for themselves.

The following info on commercial link guidelines can be found here.

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While we do allow for links to other sites, that comes with the admonition that our boards are not a place for advertising commercial concerns. As mentioned above, a link to a favorite poly resource is acceptable in a discussion and we have threads dedicated to just such links. That sort of promotion is allowed, though if you are constantly pimping something by dropping a link to it into as many threads as you can, we'll have to rein you in. All other commercial links are forbidden.

The general prohibition on commercial links includes links in signature files. We immediately banish spam messages and the spammers that place them on the boards; we'll provide a warning to active members who place spam links in signature files. While we don't mind some promotion of useful resources for specifically poly-oriented material, we're not open to supporting advertising links in sig files.

There are two types of area on this site: the common areas of the boards and the personal areas of profiles. The common areas are non-commercial and the personal areas aren’t regulated in that fashion. To participate in discussions, members have to read what’s on the boards, so those areas are kept non-commercial. Members do not have to visit profiles, so we have no need to keep those non-commercial. (Though linking to sites providing illegal materials and the like is still unacceptable—no kiddie porn, for example.) In short, if you must post a link to a commercial site, you can post it in your profile and nowhere else.

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Old 06-03-2010, 04:04 PM
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Sorry about that guys......
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Old 06-03-2010, 04:29 PM
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Sorry - I didn't realize that wasn't allowed. I was just trying to help a fellow out! I have no personal or professional investment in the companies I listed.

I simply did a Google search for "polyamory keychains," "polyamory charms," and "triad charms."

Sorry again - Kat
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