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To think this is quite rude? I paid for her £72.34 shopping.
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LilacBearberry · 24/01/2018 20:38

I work part-time in a supermarket and it was someone's last shift. I do have a gift for her at home (as she didn't know her leaving date) but I told her to grab a few bits and I'll treat her (I didn't know what else to do).

The shopping came to £72.34! She then goes "thanks so much".

She also knows I'm a student :(

Maybe it's my fault for doing what I did, but don't you think that's quite rude?

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SadTrombone · 24/01/2018 20:39

That's not rude that's insane

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sproutish · 24/01/2018 20:39

Why did you pay £70+? You should've and could've said no to that at the checkout when you realised the total... Although if I was the colleague I wouldn't have dreamt of doing this!

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Rebeccaslicker · 24/01/2018 20:40

Cheeky mare!!!!

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Hercules12 · 24/01/2018 20:40

Shock surely you said No?

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witchofzog · 24/01/2018 20:40

That is bloody rude. Who on earth pays £72 for a leaving present? You tried to do something lovely and she was just downright rude. She should be ashamed of how grabby she has seen

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Haudyerwheesht · 24/01/2018 20:40

What?

A/ that was a weird thing to offer as a gift. If you know her well enough to buy her an individual gift why not give her the gift another time or drop it round to her house?
B/ she totally took the piss but WTAF did you pay for it??

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SusanDelfino · 24/01/2018 20:40

I can't believe someone would do this!

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LilacBearberry · 24/01/2018 20:40

I know I should have said no, but I felt extremely awkward. I know I was stupid for paying it.

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Tipsntoes · 24/01/2018 20:41

The whole thing is very odd. What a peculiar offer to make and a very strange one to accept.

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fastfrank · 24/01/2018 20:41

Omg she has properly taken advantage of you.

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DangerMouse17 · 24/01/2018 20:41

Yes very rude! You were silly to offer that though...you should have said "wow that's a lot! I'll pay for £30 to wish you the best!"

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user187656748 · 24/01/2018 20:42

Why on earth did you do that OP? Shock

Personally if you can't afford that I would contact her and say I'm really sorry but it was a mistake and I didn't dream for one moment that you would spend so much.

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LilacBearberry · 24/01/2018 20:42

Woah, I definitely don't know her well enough to drop the gift around her house. I only have her number (but we have only ever spoke about work). I don't even have her on Facebook.

We get on well at work though, was just being nice... Most people got a gift.

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LilacBearberry · 24/01/2018 20:43

Was it really a strange offer? I assumed she'd pick out some wine and chocolate or whatever. It didn't seem like an odd offer. She has been really nice to me while she has worked here.

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RunRabbitRunRabbit · 24/01/2018 20:44

Practise saying no! Seriously. It will change your life.

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inlectorecumbit · 24/01/2018 20:45

Can you take the gift back and get a refund? put it towards the £70+ spent?

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user187656748 · 24/01/2018 20:45

It was a bizarre offer. All you needed to do was buy a bottle of wine yourself if you really felt the need to buy a gift. But you hardly know her so buying a gift anyway was unnecessary.

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SparklySeaShell · 24/01/2018 20:46

It was a strange, but very kind offer and she has totally taken advantage of you!

What on earth did she choose?? Confused

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Gacapa · 24/01/2018 20:46

What. The. Fuck?

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Chugalug · 24/01/2018 20:46

What did she buy

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pasturesgreen · 24/01/2018 20:47

She was monumentally taking the piss.

It was lovely of you to offer. Unfortunately, nothing you can do about it now, you live and learn.

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expatinscotland · 24/01/2018 20:48

She's a proper cunt. Why on Earth did you pay up? If you don't learn now then people are going to rip the piss out of you.

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OnionKnight · 24/01/2018 20:48

Fuck me.

I'd have said that's taking the piss, I'm not paying that.

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PoorYorick · 24/01/2018 20:48

This is why God invented gift cards.

I know some people think gift cards are bad ideas for presents, but they're wrong. That's not my opinion, it's an objective and actual fact. Gift cards and gift vouchers are great.

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PoisonousSmurf · 24/01/2018 20:48

What a CF! That's a week's shop! Watch out for anyone else trying it on...

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