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Friends of friends trying to sell you something

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by SField, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. LawrenceMD

    LawrenceMD Senior member

    Jul 6, 2009
    This happens with friends whom are Born Again Christians/Mormons/Jehovah's Witnesses ect/ as well...

    I have nothing against your religion.. but FUUUUCK YOOOOUUUU when you trick me into going to a weird pseudo seminar celebration thing and I have to sit through it and don't know what to do when they start singing/clapping/speaking in tongues.... its the most awkward thing evar... :decisions::fu::worship2::uhoh:

  2. globetrotter

    globetrotter Senior member

    Sep 28, 2004
    greater chicago

    I'm with you on this, one of those things that I really hate. my wfe has a few 'friends' that do this. I usually just listen and be polite and don't buy anything, or leave in the middle.
  3. Master-Classter

    Master-Classter Senior member

    Jul 18, 2007
    Toronto, Canada
    I walked away from one of these meeting actually feeling resentful, like the guy had called me up because he figured I was an easy target.
  4. RSS

    RSS Senior member

    Apr 1, 2008
    No.1 Nonsuch Place
    Find yourself a few friends who are Episcopalian and they won't do this to you. On the other hand they will invite you to same damn good cocktail parties.

    The biggest knock-down-drag-out I ever 'witnessed' occurred at All Saint's Episcopal Church in Beverly Hills ... back in 1993. The point in question was whether to use a $35 bottle of cabernet sauvignon or a $28 bottle of pinot noir as the communion wine at an upcoming celebrity wedding. I kept thinking to myself ... "Dammit, we don't get enough to do the taste test ... lets get on to talking about something important ... for example: the reception alcohol!"
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2011

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