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iwillgladlyshagjimmypage Tue 24-Oct-17 21:50:32

Hello. I'm quite annoyed with someone. This man , not romantic but more someone I knew online with a hobby, was moaning that he had only lettuce to eat. I sent him $100 via WU (we're both Americans). He thanked me the next day and then said how happy he was to eat something good AND to fix his microscope. I thought that was beyond nervy and stupid to boot when he had n job, no money, no prospects and no food.

About a year later he got a good IT job but never mentioned or offered to pay back. I'd have told him to pass it on to someone who needed help but it annoyed me. I don't think I'm U to be ticked off. Never felt the same about him since.

AfterSchoolWorry Tue 24-Oct-17 21:53:01

You sent someone on the internet money via western union and you're surprised that they didn't pay you back?!!


Mammylamb Tue 24-Oct-17 21:53:50

Yanbu. But I can't understand why you gave a stranger £100!!

Glumglowworm Tue 24-Oct-17 21:54:13

YABU for sending money to someone you barely know

RedBullBlood Tue 24-Oct-17 21:54:44

You've been 'annoyed' for over a year?

DesignedForLife Tue 24-Oct-17 21:54:55

YABU. Don't send money via WU to an acquaintance and expect it back.

NoCryLilSoftSoft Tue 24-Oct-17 21:55:26

Eh? This happened ages ago?

LostwithSawyer Tue 24-Oct-17 21:57:03

Is this for real? confused

monkeywithacowface Tue 24-Oct-17 21:57:30

I'd be more annoyed with myself for being sucked in in the first place

Fantasticmissfoxy Tue 24-Oct-17 21:57:31

I'm afraid if you made an unsolicited gift of $100 to a complete stranger and are then annoyed at what he used it for a whole year later then yes you are being unreasonable. And a bit of a dope.

Rhynswynd Tue 24-Oct-17 21:58:46

Unless there was a stipulation of repayment or undying gratitude yabu
You gave help to someone in need. Leave it there.

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