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Thread: 25 Years Game
January 24th, 2015 10:26 PM #1
25 Years Game
Where are you currently living:
Roll the dice once if you are trying to conceive and twice if you are not. Feel free to elaborate on any events. Names are your choice. Roll one event for each of the 25 years since you were married. If at some point you aren't married anymore, you choose if and when you will marry again. If you try to conceive and are unsuccessful, you may roll a life event, if you want.
TTC - Roll the 8 sided die one time:
1. Baby boy
2. No baby
3. No baby
4. Baby girl
5. Baby boy
6. No baby
7. Twins (roll for gender: even = girl, odd = boy)
8. Baby girl
Life Events (not trying to conceive) - Roll the 8 sided die two times:
1-1: Adopt a pet. Roll the dice (1=cat, 2=dog, 3=fish, 4=snake, 5=rabbit, 6=hamster, 7=bird, 8=pig)
1-2: Move to a different continent. Roll the dice. If you get the continent where you already live, roll again. (1=Europe, 2=Africa, 3=Asia, 4=South America, 5=North America, 6=Australia, 7-8=your choice)
1-3: Natural disaster!
1-4: You or your spouse are laid-off.
1-5: You or your spouse win a significant amount of money.
1-6: Your family takes a big vacation.
1-7: You or your spouse are caught cheating.
1-8: Remodel your home.
2-1: Unexpectedly pregnant! Roll for gender: even=girl, odd=boy.
2-2: A family member dies.
2-3: You or your spouse decides to go back to school.
2-4: Your family moves to a new city.
2-5: You or your spouse inherit a family business.
2-6: A family member comes to live with you.
2-7: You move to a new house.
2-8: Someone in your family is seriously ill.
3-1: Adopt a pet. Roll the dice (1=cat, 2=dog, 3=fish, 4=snake, 5=rabbit, 6=hamster, 7=bird, 8=pig)
3-2: Someone close to you gets married.
3-3: You or your spouse gets a promotion.
3-4: Your family is involved in a car accident.
3-5: Someone in your family finds a new hobby.
3-6: Adopt a stray cat.
3-7: You and your spouse file for divorce.
3-8: Someone breaks into your home.
4-1: Your family takes a big vacation.
4-2: You or your spouse start a new career.
4-3: You or your spouse meet someone new and leave your family to be with them.
4-4: Move to a new city.
4-5: Someone in your family learns a new language.
4-6: Someone in your family has a major athletic accomplishment.
4-7: Someone in your family starts volunteering for a good cause.
4-8: Unexpectedly pregnant! Roll for gender: even=girl, odd=boy.
5-1: Someone in your family is on tv.
5-2: Someone in your family is tested, and it turns out they are a genius!
5-3: Someone in your family finds a new hobby.
5-4: Your family adopts a child.
5-5: Someone in your family has a disability.
5-6: Your family takes a big vacation.
5-7: You and your significant other renew your wedding vows.
5-8: Someone in your family discovers a hidden talent.
6-1: Someone in your family takes a trip overseas.
6-2: Someone in your family has surgery.
6-3: You or your spouse lose a significant amount of money gambling.
6-4: You and your spouse separate for 3 months, but get back together.
6-5: Move to a different continent. Roll the dice. If you get the continent where you already live, roll again. (1=Europe, 2=Africa, 3=Asia, 4=South America, 5=North America, 6=Australia, 7-8=your choice)
6-6: Someone in your family is in the newspaper.
6-7: Someone in your family inherits something of great value.
6-8: You or your spouse quit your job.
7-1: Your family becomes involved in foster care. Roll the dice to see how many children come to live with your family: 1-2=1 teenager, 3-4= an infant and a toddler, 5-6=3 elementary aged siblings, 7-8= a middle schooler and a teenager. Roll for genders: even=girl, odd=boy
7-2: Someone in your family gets a tattoo.
7-3: Someone in your family comes out.
7-4: Someone in your family discovers a hidden talent.
7-5: Move to a new house.
7-6: Adopt a pet. Roll the dice (1=cat, 2=dog, 3=fish, 4=snake, 5=rabbit, 6=hamster, 7=bird, 8=pig)
7-7: A close friend or sibling has a baby.
7-8: Someone in your family is "discovered."
8-1: Someone in your family is in a viral youtube video.
8-2: You or your spouse start a blog about your family.
8-3: Someone in your family commits a crime.
8-4: Someone in your family writes a book.
8-5: Someone close to you gets married.
8-6: Someone close to you has a baby.
8-7: You and your spouse decide to start a business.
8-8: Your family buys a vacation home.
January 24th, 2015 11:06 PM #3
Name: Nadia Elizabeth (Sanchez) Green
Occupation: pastry chef
Name: Brian Elliot Green
Where are you currently living: Toronto
Year 1: Brian finishes nursing school and takes a job at a hospital.
Year 2: You decide to start a business baking cupcakes for weddings and parties. Brian helps with the accounting side of things.
Year 3: You and Brian try to conceive, but are unsuccessful.
Year 4: You take a job at a high-end bakery making wedding cakes.
Year 5: You and Brian try for a baby, and are unsuccessful again.
Year 6: After another year of trying and failing to get pregnant, you and Brian agree to stop trying for a few years.
Year 7: Your relationship cracks under the stress and disappointment of the last few years, and you and Brian separate. You reunite after three months and decide to try and make the marriage work.
Year 8: Your sister Cora has a baby girl: Pearl Josephine. You are happy for her, but desperately want a baby of your own. Brian is not willing to try again yet, though.
Year 9: You and Brian need a change, so you pack up and move to Buenos Aires, Argentina!
Year 10: You get pregnant without trying! You give birth to Matteo Elliot Green on October 7th.
Year 11: Matteo loves seeing the aquarium at one of your family's favorite restaurants, so you buy a beta fish and name him Antonio.
Year 12: You and Brian decide you want another child, and you get pregnant right away. You give birth to another boy: Ezra Sanchez Green on September 19th.
Year 13: You and Brian decide that you should give catering another try. You start a business, this time focusing on wedding cakes.
Year 14: You and Brian decide to add to your family through adoption. You adopt a baby boy: Hugo Brian Green.
Year 15: Your catering business has been so successful, that you decide to open your own bakery.
Year 16: Because of the success of your bakery, the family is able to move to a new house. It's larger and in a very nice part of town.
Year 17: Because you have more space, you decide to adopt a cat. She is gray and white and her name is Felicia.
Year 18: You write a cookbook that is very successful.
Year 19: Matteo has been begging you for a dog, so you adopt a cocker spaniel named Ramona.
Year 20: Hugo becomes very ill. Doctors struggle to find out what is wrong, but he if finally diagnosed with G6PD deficiency and recovers with treatment.
Year 21: You receive an offer to create a chain of high-end bakeries in Japan. Your family is ready for a new adventure, so you move to Tokyo!
Year 22: You get the chain of bakeries up and running, but your family decides that home is in Buenos Aires, so that is where you return. You still make several trips to Japan every year to consult for the bakery chain you started.
Year 23: All three of your sons start playing tennis. Soon you and Brian start taking lessons as well. It's a fun activity for the family to do together.
Year 24: On one of your trips to Japan, you meet the new president of your company and unexpectedly fall in love with him. You decide to move to Japan permanently. Your sons feel that you have betrayed them and choose to stay in Argentina with Brian.
Year 25: A surrogate gives birth to your twins with your new husband, Satoshi Saito. You have two boys: Yukio & Koushi.
After 25 years:
Nadia Saito, 49, is a famous pastry chef, owning bakeries in Argentina, Japan, and America. She is married to the president of her company, Satoshi Saito, and they have newborn twin sons - Yukio & Koushi.
Brian Green, 50, is living in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is raising his three sons after his wife left him for another man. He and his sons live off of alimony and child support from Nadia, but Brian does a lot of volunteer work, putting his nursing degree to good use.
Matteo Green - 16 - enjoys playing tennis. Wants to be a doctor. Refuses any contact with his mother.
Ezra Green - 13 - enjoys tennis and soccer. Wants to be a chef. Speaks to his mother on the phone once a week.
Hugo Green - 11 - enjoys tennis and art. Is the only son who is on good terms with his mother. He has visited her in Japan and met his younger half brothers.
January 25th, 2015 12:08 AM #5
DH: Augustus Daniel "Gus" Grantham - History Professor
DW: Theodosia Maeve "Theo" Grantham - Anthropologist
Year 1: Gus has surgery on his foot after falling down the stairs and breaking it
Year 2: Twins are delivered; Beatrice Aurelia & Caspian Abel Grantham
Year 3: Gus and Theo start a book store called "The Red Herring"
Year 4: Tried to conceive, but failed
Year 5: Tried to conceive, failed, and moved into a new house
Year 6: A son is delivered, Jonas Barnaby Grantham
Year 7: Theo's younger brother, Ezra, gets married to his fiance, Kate
Year 8: A son is delivered, Lemuel Augustus Grantham
Year 9: A daughter is delivered, Florence Eloise Grantham
Year 10: Gus and Theo renew their wedding vows in Scotland with their five children
Year 11: A son is delivered, Simon Tobias Grantham
Year 12: They take in a stray cat called Doctor Figgleworth "Doc"
Year 13: They remodel their home
Year 14: Caspian discovers that he is a brilliant pianist
Year 15: Gus's father passes away from cancer
Year 16: Their home is broken into in the night, but thankfully no one is harmed and the criminals are caught soon after
Year 17: A daughter is delivered, Emmeline Grace Grantham
Year 18: Gus's little sister, Isabel, moves in because her boyfriend of two years was abusive
Year 19: Beatrice gets the opportunity to study abroad in Germany
Year 20: The whole family takes a two-week-long vacation to Hawaii
Year 21: Simon has a ruptured appendix and is in the hospital for quite a while
Year 22: A son is delivered, Atticus Isaac Grantham
Year 23: A daughter is delivered, Gwendolyn Rose Grantham
Year 24: Emmeline discovers that she is a lovely dancer
Year 25: A daughter is delivered, Viola Charlotte Grantham
Gus and Theo with
Bea, Caspian, Jonas, Lem, Florrie, Simon, Emmy, Atticus, Gwen and ViolaLovely Ladies: Astrid. India. Jane. Ramona. Thisbe.Fine Fellows: Atticus. Eliot. Finley. Theodore. Tobias.
January 25th, 2015 12:56 AM #7Senior Member
- Join Date
- Mar 2014
- United States
-Name: Anna Claire
-Name: Ryan Joseph
Where are you currently living: Myrtle Beach, SC
Year 1: Baby Boy: Luke Garrett
Year 2: A family member dies- DH's grandfather
Year 3: Someone in your family finds a new hobby- DH starts playing golf
Year 4: G/B Twins: Lily Beth & Benjamin Alexander "Ben"
Year 5: A close friend or sibling has a baby- DW's sister Alyssa has a baby boy named Jacob Daniel
Year 6: Baby Boy: Caleb Joseph
Year 7: Your family takes a big vacation- They go to Hawaii
Year 8: Your family takse a big vaction- They go to Disney World
Year 9: You move to a new house
Year 10: Baby Girl: Olivia Abigail
Year 11: You or your spouse start a new career- DW opens a Day-care Center
Year 12: Someone close to you gets married- DW's brother Aaron marries Katie
Year 13: You move to a new house
Year 14: Baby Boy: Samuel Owen
Year 15: Someone in your family is seriously ill- DW's father Irving gets cancer
Year 16: Baby Girl: Isabelle Jane
Year 17: Baby Girl: Daisy Claire
Year 18: Someone in your family is tested, and it turns out they are a genius!- DH's cousin Melanie
Year 19: Someone in your family is seriously ill- DH's mother Rose gets Alzheimers
Year 20: Baby Girl: Calla Mae
Year 21: Baby Boy: Ethan Grey
Year 22: Adopt a Pet: Hamster, boy named Rueben
Year 23: Baby Boy: Greyson Levi
Year 24: You or your spouse start a new career- DH becomes a Pharmacist
Year 25: Baby Boy: Jack HenryNineteen year-old name-lover, dreaming of someday being a mommy <3
Alaric, Atticus, Benjamin, Declan, Dexter, Finn, Garrett, Jack, Jude, Luke, Lysander, Oakley, Oliver, Patrick, Ryder, Ryker, Sawyer, Sebastian, Wylder "Wylie"
Alice, Annabelle, Ardyn, Chloe, Claire, Clara, Eleanor "Ellie", Elizabeth, Ella, Emily, Emma, Evangeline "Evie", Everleigh, Felicity, Genevieve, Josephine "Josie", Mabel, Olivia, Paisley, Reagan, Stella
January 25th, 2015 04:13 AM #9Senior Member
- Join Date
- Nov 2010
- British Columbia
Name: Daisy Antonia Jane Sylvan
Name: Brett Anthony Sylvan
Occupation: corporate trainer
Where are you currently living: Vancouver, BC
Year 1: We have a baby boy! We name him Frederick Duncan Leander Sylvan. He has red hair and blue-green eyes. His birthday is February 4.
Year 2: We move to New Zealand, where I have a job option as a historic preservation officer
Year 3: Brett's step-mom has an accident while at work and ends up breaking her leg. Brett moves back home for 4 months to help out.
Year 4: We have a second son! We name him Alistair Sebastian David Sylvan. He has blond hair and green eyes. His birthday is November 22
Year 5: Brett's sister passes away. We all travel back home for the funeral.
Year 6: I catch Brett cheating. He has been in contact with a woman he was in love with before we met and they had been flirting for months. I read a text on his phone and find out they had been sexting. We break up for 6 months before we decide to get back together.
Year 7: We move to LA, California. I have a job offer as a historic preservation specialist there
Year 8: I am unexpecedtly pregnant with a baby boy. We name him Malachi Arthur Harvey Sylvan. He has brown hair and green eyes. His birthday is August 18
Year 9: My little sister gets married! I am her maid of honour. She is marrying her lifetime best friend, Brianna
Year 10: I fall unexpectedly pregnant. This time with a girl! We name her Adelaide Ophelia Kathleen Sylvan. She has blond hair and green eyes. Her birthday is May 17.
Year 11: My little sister has a baby! They name her Violet Philippa
Year 12: We move to Japan, where I begin working with the Ainu conservation efforts
Year 13: We buy a new townhome, with 5 bedrooms, one for each of the kids and one for Brett and I
Year 14: We move to Vancouver, Canada
Year 15: We get a bird! Named George
Year 16: Brett's oldest nephew gets married! We all go to Ontario for the wedding
Year 17: Brett and I fight and he moves out for three months before we get back together
Year 18: Brett's dad passes away. Brett moves in with his step-mom for a couple months while she mourns
Year 19: We adopt a pot-bellied pig named John
Year 20: We adopt a girl. She is 8 and named Caroline Aubrey. She has black hair and brown eyes and recently lost her parents to a car accident. Her birthday is July 30
Year 21: We decide to start a business. I contract out conservation efforts
Year 22: We get a cat! Named Tilly
Year 23: We move to Victoria, Canada
Year 24: We remodel our new home so everyone has their own style of bedroom. We also open up the kitchen, renovate the master bathroom.
Year 25: Fox gets married! His fiancee was the daughter of a very good friend of mine from high school. They met and were good friends as kids and reconnected in university and married once they were both done their masters programs. Her name is Elodie Marika Maxim.
DS: Frederick Duncan Leander Sylvan (25)
DW: Elodie Marika Maxim (26)
DS: Alistair Sebastian David Sylvan (22)
DBF: Owen Henry Dylan (22)
DS: Malachi Arthur Harvey Sylvan (17)
DD: Adelaide Ophelia Kathleen Sylvan (15)
ADD: Caroline Aubrey Sylvan (13)~Adelaide ~ Octavia~ Eulalie~ Clementine~ Magnolia~ Coralie~ Josephine~
~Frederick~ Alistair~ Malachi~ Edward~Julian~ Nathaniel ~ Theodore~