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Settle This Now

Posted by on May. 3, 2012 at 6:44 PM
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Ok, I need help on this one ASAP.

Boy 2 bought a prepaid phone. Boy 2 got mad, threw his phone and it broke.

Boy 1 has his own phone. Boy 2 asked to use his phone, used it and left it laying on couch. (instead of giving it back to Boy 1).

Boy 4 got the phone and put it in the dog bowl. (he is 19 months).

Boy 1 blames Boy 2 for his damaged phone. Boy 2 says Boy 1 can have his broken phone and called it even.

Boy 1 took the phone to Walmart and returned it. Boy 1 was refunded $137.

Boy 2 is mad because Boy 1's phone wasn't worth $137 and feels he is entitled to some of that refund. Boy 1 isn't having it.

I agree that his phone wasn't worth that much, but he did give him the phone.

I tried to be fair by dividing the money in half. Boy 1 is not having that either.

Both of them are name calling and a few punches were thrown.


So.....what would YOU do???
by on May. 3, 2012 at 6:44 PM
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dawnjohnson5
by Vodka on May. 3, 2012 at 6:45 PM
Sorry if it's confusing.
dawnjohnson5
by Vodka on May. 3, 2012 at 6:46 PM
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cmabbott
by on May. 3, 2012 at 6:46 PM
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 Fine them both their halfs and buy yourself dinner. LOL.  I'm sorry i'm no help. 

sam12796
by Sandy on May. 3, 2012 at 6:47 PM
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 Give all the money to BOY 1 since boy 2 was irresponsible and broke his phone then was careless again with someone else's property causing it to end up in water breaking it again. Boy 2 needs to learn to better take care of things and not be rewarded with monetary gain.

lynnd4
by on May. 3, 2012 at 6:47 PM
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Boy 1 gets the money. Life's unfair and there are consequences to actions. Maybe next time Boy 2 will think twice about destroying his property and being careless with others.
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dawnjohnson5
by Vodka on May. 3, 2012 at 6:47 PM
Sounds awesome!!


Quoting cmabbott:

 Fine them both their halfs and buy yourself dinner. LOL.  I'm sorry i'm no help. 


pristine729
by Silver Member on May. 3, 2012 at 6:47 PM
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It's Boy1's money now. Boy 2 should take it as a lesson learned.
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3monkeys2love
by on May. 3, 2012 at 6:48 PM
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I'd let the one who was smart (no offense) to take it back for a refund keep the money.
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Mamacruz13
by on May. 3, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Your children are punching each other over money/phones? I would take the money away and tell them they both get nothing until they can act like civilized human beings.

miss_lisa
by on May. 3, 2012 at 6:48 PM
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Boy 1 keeps all the money, boy 2 was irresponsible with both phones and shouldn't be rewarded for it.
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