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To want my sticker?!

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FelineEleganza Mon 29-May-17 07:06:11

Travelling for work early today with five other colleagues, fairly new to the job (so I don't know everyone -that- well yet.) The six of us are split between two cars.
Supervisor decides we should stop for a quick McDonald's breakfast (would have preferred drive through personally) To grab a coffee so he could go over some route details with the other driver due to road works we didn't know about.


I purchase my hot chocolate, everyone else gets lattes and tea etc when one of my 'esteemed colleagues' (a man in his fifties) starts waving around the little rip-off sticker collection from his cup and exclaiming
'Stickers! Give me your stickers I want a free coffee!'
Whilst making grabby hand motions like a child!

Basically if you get 6 stickers on your little piece of cardboard you get a free drink, I probably wouldn't have cared too much if he was driving us/had asked nicely but he got quite huffy when I shook my head and told him I had already stuck it on a previous collection and I was actually saving them up myself because I do frequently seem to get hot drinks from McDonalds.
I was quite cheerful about the whole thing and nobody else seemed phased but he literally rolled his eyes and huffed before sulking back to the car! confused

Am I being unreasonable to have scuppered his plans a free coffee? He's making a point of ignoring me and has sort of drummed up a bit of an atmosphere!

peukpokicuzo Mon 29-May-17 07:07:40

What a cheapskate. Yanbu.

AlternativeTentacle Mon 29-May-17 07:08:35

Did you buy the coffee yourself or did he?

If you did then it is your sticker natch.

FelineEleganza Mon 29-May-17 07:09:16

@AlternativeTentacle we all bought and paid for our own!

ophiotaurus Mon 29-May-17 07:12:18

What an arse 🙄

WatchingFromTheWings Mon 29-May-17 07:12:38

He's a twat. Ignore him.

SheSaidHeSaid Mon 29-May-17 07:37:59

I hope this isn't the first of many annoying personality traits you're going to find out about the longer you're in the job. What a big baby.

tickwhitetick Mon 29-May-17 08:44:47

What a bellend

citychick Mon 29-May-17 08:55:13

he's displaying awfully childish behaviour.
just ignore . and yes, he's shown his colours.

harderandharder2breathe Mon 29-May-17 09:33:28

What a childish prick. I could understand saying nicely/jokingly "if anyone doesn't want to collect the stickers I'll have it" but five year olds do the demand and grab thing, not adults on a busines trip

MsVestibule Mon 29-May-17 10:18:51

Hard to believe that a man in his 50s, presumably working in a professional job could behave like this!

Just treat him as though he actually is a toddler and ignore his bad behaviour.

rollonthesummer Mon 29-May-17 10:20:40

What an arse!

Had he already bought himself a drink and was hoping to get another one free?

ArchieStar Mon 29-May-17 10:34:28

You bought it, it's your sticker. He needs to grow up.

RainbowPastel Mon 29-May-17 10:54:55

Did you know you can get a free refill every time you get a hot drink?

Bettyspants Mon 29-May-17 10:57:57

You have a fun day ahead of you!!

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