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Was I being unreasonable to comment on trolley?

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queenthequeen Sun 15-Oct-17 14:19:34

A lady and I were in the same aisle or the supermarket and I made what I thought was a friendly comment about her trolley.

She got really angry and asked what the duck it had to do with me.

TheQueenOfWands Sun 15-Oct-17 14:20:48

A supermarket trolley?

Or one of those cool granny ones? I've seen some really fancy ones lately.

HeartburnCentral Sun 15-Oct-17 14:21:08

What exactly did you say to offend her so much? grin

yorkshapudding Sun 15-Oct-17 14:22:42

We can't decide if YWU unless you tell us what you actually said.

Gazelda Sun 15-Oct-17 14:23:21

What did you say to her?

SpuriouserAndSpuriouser Sun 15-Oct-17 14:23:56

Like those trolleys that people use to bring stuff home in, or what she was buying?

Fekko Sun 15-Oct-17 14:24:23

Depends what you said.

LittleLights Sun 15-Oct-17 14:24:24

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

ClashCityRocker Sun 15-Oct-17 14:24:55

I hate it when people comment on my shopping.

'ooh, are you having a party....'

No. No I'm not.

queenthequeen Sun 15-Oct-17 14:25:06

I said something like oh you must like Dr Pepper as she had a lot of them)

wineandcheeseplease Sun 15-Oct-17 14:25:32

Ywbu

AuntLydia Sun 15-Oct-17 14:25:37

Yeah it depends what the comment was surely?! Did you make some kind of judgemental comment on the type of food she had in there?!

greatbigwho Sun 15-Oct-17 14:26:19

What was the comment? I feel this needs more context …

AnonymousTomato Sun 15-Oct-17 14:26:21

Why would you feel the need to comment on someone else’s trolley

Mycarsmellsoflavender Sun 15-Oct-17 14:26:37

As in " oh you've got one that veers off to the left of its own accord too" or " I bet you're having a party with all that booze"? Without knowing what you said, how can we comment on whether YABU?

chickenowner Sun 15-Oct-17 14:26:38

What business is it of yours?

greatbigwho Sun 15-Oct-17 14:26:50

Yeah, that sounds quite judgy tbh

2cats2many Sun 15-Oct-17 14:26:51

Maybe it's her guilty pleasure. No need for her to be so rude though.

Nousernameforme Sun 15-Oct-17 14:27:02

Why would you say that?

queenthequeen Sun 15-Oct-17 14:27:04

No none of my business I guess! I thought I was being friendly blush

Gammeldragz Sun 15-Oct-17 14:27:04

YWBU, never comment on the contents of someone's trolley!

SaucyJack Sun 15-Oct-17 14:27:14

So misunderstood, indeed.

Mycarsmellsoflavender Sun 15-Oct-17 14:28:23

X post. Yes, I think you came across as a bit nosy.

SpuriouserAndSpuriouser Sun 15-Oct-17 14:29:05

Maybe you just caught her on an off day? To be honest people peering at my shopping and commenting on it is annoying, but you would have got a vague "yes" and a polite smile from me.

Mycarsmellsoflavender Sun 15-Oct-17 14:29:34

Although she didn't need to be rude. I would just have ignored your comment.

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