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Was I rude?

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DreamCloud99 Mon 09-May-16 09:06:48

I think I've just committed a social faux pas blush

One of my twins had to take a plastic milk carton in to pre school today for a project .

I'd completely forgotten about it until we got to the gates .

I'm stood with three other parents ; when it became obvious that myself and another of the parents had forgotten the milk bottle .

One of the parents said they had two and there would probably be other spares .

I politely asked if she would mind if I took her spare one to give to my DS and she seemed fine with it .

Out of the corner of my eye I saw the other parent with no milk carton shoot me a look . It dawned on me that maybe she thought I was being a bit grabby? By asking the other parent for the milk bottle.

As it turns out , another mum turned up with another spare and so the other parent got one too .

Was I rude ? blush

EatShitDerek Mon 09-May-16 09:08:01

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fieldfare Mon 09-May-16 09:15:05

You weren't rude at all.
She was probably annoyed that she didn't ask first! Playground politics are not something to trouble yourself over.

Janeymoo50 Mon 09-May-16 09:19:53

You got in first. You snooze, you lose.

NoahVale Mon 09-May-16 09:22:58

of course you werent rude

NoahVale Mon 09-May-16 09:23:14

i am sure the school had spare

Artistic Mon 09-May-16 09:26:23

grin am sure she was more annoyed with herself than you for not having asked quick enough.

Pinkheart5915 Mon 09-May-16 09:28:16

You politely asked first, not rude at all the other parent was just annoyed they wasn't as quick

blindsider Mon 09-May-16 09:29:22

The early bird...

DreamCloud99 Mon 09-May-16 09:30:44


I felt like I had stabbed her in the back with the milk bottle ! shockgrin

(The other parent isn't just a random other at the gates - we are friendly - if that makes a difference confused )

NoahVale Mon 09-May-16 09:32:09

perhaps she was wanted a smile about how you both forgot grin and how lucky you were. if you are friendly why are you worrying?

DreamCloud99 Mon 09-May-16 09:36:03

I think because we were both a bit annoyed with ourselves that we forgot , we both discussed it and asked other parents if they had brought one in ..... Then I piped up and asked for the spare . I wondered if I had been rude blush

willconcern Mon 09-May-16 09:41:48

I think if this is all you've got to worry about, then life is rosy!

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