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Well, i saw the coat lady at pick up....and the story continues =coat lady

i was not wearing 'her' coat
when she saw me, first thing she said with a disgusted look on her face "why are you not wearing the coat", is it too big?"
i said " no it fits, and it was very sweet of you, but i would feel better, if i paid you for it"
she was in a hurry to get her other kid
so it was rushed, she said "no, you need it" and i said " i can afford to buy myself a coat" " i want to give you the money for it"
and she said " well, maybe half"
i said, "no"
she said "we will talk later"
i agreed, said "we will talk on monday"

if you give a gift of clothing to a friend........
do you get mad if the person is not wearing it the next day, call attention in front of others to fact it is not worn, and then negotiate possible excepting of half the cost

strange strange strange
this was not a gift for a new friend, this was a charity thing gone wrong
i can buy myself a coat, i just have other priorities, and a strange sense of clothing, i like vintage, and love not looking like all the rest

* forgot camera-dang!, but before it got really crowded, 7 out of 8 were black down coats, and when area totally full, MORE THAN 90 % were down coats in neutral tone (black, a few navy/purplish, and three cream colors.... i think cream down coats will be the new "uniform" as April approaches...as no one wore cream colored down coats last week)

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fiatpax

Asked by fiatpax at 5:14 PM on Mar. 15, 2013 in Just for Fun

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  • I honestly think you should keep it because it is a gift. I'd pay it forward. Do a kind act for someone else with the amount the coat costs.

    Btw, I actually liked your wool coat.
    PandaGwen

    Answer by PandaGwen at 5:17 PM on Mar. 15, 2013

  • I am going to buy you a coat.
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 5:18 PM on Mar. 15, 2013

  • staci- lol cool...let's see some pics
    neighbor is buying me an SUV
    my hair is out dated...anyone want to get me a spa day?
    and we could chat all day about my shoes
    fiatpax

    Comment by fiatpax (original poster) at 5:20 PM on Mar. 15, 2013

  • I wonder what half would be. Do you think she got it on clearance and will try to get more out of you than what she paid? I'd just ask for the receipt and say you'll return it and give her the money back.
    Did her eyes light up when you mentioned paying her half for it?
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:27 PM on Mar. 15, 2013

  • *when she mentioned it,not you.
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:29 PM on Mar. 15, 2013

  • is it odd....

    that when i said that i would like to pay her for it
    she said well maybe half


    is that weird, or do i need a drink?
    fiatpax

    Comment by fiatpax (original poster) at 5:31 PM on Mar. 15, 2013

  • need a drink because it is Friday and yes it is weird!
    jerseydiva

    Answer by jerseydiva at 5:34 PM on Mar. 15, 2013

  • Shit paxy, if you have to pay for a coat you didn't want in the first place that's just not cool. I would rather you just gave it back! That's like a gift that is taking money out of your pocket.

    Go to the thrift shop and buy the ugliest, rattiest coat there and show up in that on Monday.
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 5:40 PM on Mar. 15, 2013

  • Hmm,yeah,that's weird
    I'd never ask someone to pay half if i gave something from my heart.
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:41 PM on Mar. 15, 2013

  • sidesplittinglaughterI love you Staci! Hell,buy 5 of them and wear a different one everyday. I'd SOOO do that! lol Get some ugly hats to go with them!

    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:42 PM on Mar. 15, 2013

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