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for you to think it worthwhile value for money, is it morally wrong to let someone else buy it for you?
so kind of hard to answer that question.
care to elaborate on what said product is?
Otherwise yes !
value-for-money is dependent on what you can afford, i.e. money means more to people with less of it.
it would be a bit mean if the person had less money to spare than you, yet you still accepted it from them. if it's from a millionaire/richer person than you, then NO. it's not wring.
its hard to say whether he has more money than me - he has a proper grown up job and has bought his own flat, but his wages go towards his morgage, whilst i have no income and live off my savings, spending very little cos i'm staying with my parents til i get a job
What is it?
the person was my older brother (who has a job)
my dad started crying and accusing me of begging, and how much of a shame to the memory of my mother i am
But who isn't ?
if your brother offered to buy it for you then your dad is wrong and silly and wrong and silly.
if you got on your knees and begged for a sandwich i can see why he'd find it upsetting. maybe.
i wasnt hungry enough to spend £3 on a sandwich and that i could wait til we got home to eat, but that i'd prefer to eat something now, so my brother gave my £3
i could have bought it on my debit card if i'd really wanted it. i didn't. i just wanted it enough to eat it, but not to pay for it. i made this perfectly clear
probably thinks of you as a massive freeloader and that getting the sandwich from your brother pushed him beyond his limit. i don't suppose the sandwich alone was enough to warrant such a massive response :( does he have a massively short temper anyway?
30% of the time
stays out of my way 60% of the time and quite reasonable 10% of the time
and again, youre right, and again i have to get off my high horse
damn you for being so smart and young
I don't know him...
that's really hardcore.
I'm sure it's just your dad letting out his 'upset' in the wrong way and you were in the line of fire, unfortunately.
He sounds passionate about being un-spongy. Which is pretty good.
Tim The Enchanter is a sponger. A bad one at that.
and your brother was nice enough not to let you be hungry over a £3 that meant less to him than it did to you.
that's nice i think. your dad was out of order. if it happened all the time or anything it would be silly, but i'm guessing it doesn't.
your dad sounds like he's being a bit of an idiot to be honest, and in my opinion what he said is out of line.
unless of course its only one of many incidents and you are a shame to the memory of your mother (YOU DECIDE!)
whilst i think i'm actually a fairly good person, really
tell your dad that!
And proud of it !
from what ive read you have a wife and a kid you love, thats the best thing anyone can achieve i reckon
it's a good thing to have a wife and kid you love. but 'the best thing anyone can achieve'? bloody hell.
i happen to think having a family you truly love is the most important thing you can have.
call me an old romantic, or a cunt, whatever. family values are a lost cause i guess.
i have money, great friends, a good job with prospects and the opportunity to go to uni next year, but they arent my main aim, and i dont think this is a bad thing, to attempt to attain love instead of money.
you know its funny, ive been on drowned for over two years and its probably the first genuine&honest compliment ive given to a border i dont know personally and its also the quickest ive been shot down for making a comment. even moreso than a dead baby joke
i agree with love not money. but there are other important things to do in the world and also i don't think that love as an ideal should be confused with its most common conventional outlet.
but i'm sorry. i was unnecessarily harsh.
I could have mase brilliant studies.
Make a lot of money.
Have at least 3 gorgeous mistresses to support.
And what am I ?
A poor married teacher !
Your dad is incorrect, in this case
You should be able to eat that sandwich with impunity.
If it was a more expensive item, the situation might be very different, but £3 between brothers is nothing...that's only the price of a pint!
Does someone have £3 for me ?
then you'll be allowed a beer
isnt that much for a sandwich. pretty standard really.
i think it's expensive. and i'd only pay it if i was pretty hungry or it was a really nice deluxe sandwich.
for 1.90 in a local shop. I wouldn't pay more than two quid... So yeah, three quid's expensive for me.
How did I get here?