$1 per smoke for my annoyance

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$1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by beats me » Wed Jul 14, 2010 5:02 pm

I have a coworker who is constantly bumming smokes off me but to offset that he insists on giving me a $1 each time. While this is a financial win for me and extreme financial stupidity on his end, I find it completely annoying. More than a capitalist I'm a "stay the fuck out of my personal space" person. It doesn't matter what I'm in the middle of doing, business related or not, he feels there's never a bad time to buy a smoke from me. When I see him approaching from off in the distance going for his wallet a little voice goes "FFS!" in my head. Then there's the issue of me having to buy smokes sooner than I would or running out of smokes sooner and being in no mood to go to the store.

Anybody else feel their personal space and time or vices transcend monetary compensation?

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Re: $1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by LoopStationZebra » Wed Jul 14, 2010 5:13 pm

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Re: $1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by MacGuffin » Wed Jul 14, 2010 5:20 pm

I totally understand, I had the same type of problem years ago with room mates and neighbors who wanted to buy weed.

I was like "what am I, a weed bank??"


for cigarettes, at least you can buy some at any corner store, just keep a few spare packs at home.

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Re: $1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by nikulo » Wed Jul 14, 2010 5:47 pm

how about not postiong this online, but telling him?

i mean were all adults right? xD

be gentle!^^

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Re: $1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by MacGuffin » Wed Jul 14, 2010 5:54 pm

^ you're forgetting how lucrative the whole thing is.


i'd rather have the money and rant about it online, it's more post-modern.

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Re: $1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by nikulo » Wed Jul 14, 2010 5:58 pm

MacGuffin wrote: it's more post-modern.
!!!

ahahaha xD

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Re: $1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by djsynchro » Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:10 pm

quit smoking
it just works

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Re: $1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by beats me » Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:11 pm

I have told him no and then he whines about it like a little girl which is kind of funny because he's a tank of a man.

There is a convenience store that is a short walking distance from my work and just once I'd like to see him walk over there instead of coming straight to me 3 or 4 times a day.

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Re: $1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by MacGuffin » Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:13 pm

Quit smoking, but don't tell him and keep selling them to him. Then after a few months show him how much money you've made off his back.

pwned.

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Re: $1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by funky shit » Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:14 pm

box of fags in the us costs how much?


inb4 gay joke.
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Re: $1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by Machinesworking » Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:16 pm

MacGuffin wrote:^ you're forgetting how lucrative the whole thing is.


i'd rather have the money and rant about it online, it's more post-modern.
Yup, this thread is the equivalent of a Facebook post from and attractive 19 year old girl wherein she posts 20 new photos to her profile
of her looking great, and complaining about being fat in order to get 15 replies about how hot she is.

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Re: $1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by MacGuffin » Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:21 pm

Machinesworking wrote:
MacGuffin wrote:^ you're forgetting how lucrative the whole thing is.


i'd rather have the money and rant about it online, it's more post-modern.
Yup, this thread is the equivalent of a Facebook post from and attractive 19 year old girl wherein she posts 20 new photos to her profile
of her looking great, and complaining about being fat in order to get 15 replies about how hot she is.

so you're saying beats me is attractive and you want to tell him how hot he is?

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Re: $1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by Machinesworking » Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:26 pm

I'm saying beats me wants attention, and posts what he thinks is a provocative thread in order to get emotional support.
This is post-modern like you pointed out. :mrgreen:

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Re: $1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by MacGuffin » Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:32 pm

It's a rant on a interwebz forum... of course it's for some kind of support.

that's fine by me, far from a teen angst corporal image thingy in search of empty validation (which is not post-modern... simply adolescence)

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Re: $1 per smoke for my annoyance

Post by Machinesworking » Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:49 pm

MacGuffin wrote:It's a rant on a interwebz forum... of course it's for some kind of support.

that's fine by me, far from a teen angst corporal image thingy in search of empty validation (which is not post-modern... simply adolescence)
Meh, girls want to be thought of as pretty, guys want to have to grievances validated and gain support (war team) for their "cause". I fail to see one as more important or less silly.

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