Things That Are Bothering You, Got You All Hibbeldy-Jibbeldy, or just downright pissed, RIGHT NOW!

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  1. RedLantern

    RedLantern Senior member

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    ^ get those stacks. Coffee is for closers.:slayer:


    I am increasingly aware of the amount of time I spend fixing other people's mistakes (that will cost me money if I don't fix)

    Recent examples (not exhaustive by any means):

    Get a 60 (!!!) day past due letter from my dentist in the mail. Have never gotten any previous bills - also not expecting any kind of balance due. -> call dentist -> dentist says insurance hasnt paid them yet. Insurance eventually did pay it, but WTF, can I get a phone call explaining the situation rather than a 60 day notice which makes me panic thinking that theyve already dinged my credit which then makes me have to call during office hours (seemingly 10-2 tuesday through wednesday)

    Get a bill to renew my car tabs in early august -> send in a check for the billed amount -> wait a few weeks expecting tabs -> August 31st I recieve mail for the state DOL . . . with my returned check. Apparently they billed me the wrong amount. Now it's the last day of the month and a holiday weekend so I cant even legally drive my car to a brick and mortar office (which i was attemting to avoid in the first place).

    Get a toll bridge bill in the mail (from my fiance's car) which is weird because we have an electronic pass that auto-drafts from our bank account. I call in to see what the deal is and they explain that the pass must not have been read right so the camera took a picture of the car plate and we got a bill in the mail. ->So why wasnt the bill drafted out of our account then? -> They cannot answer this question and need to talk to my fiance specifically (They can't talk to me even though I can give thems SS#, address, billing info, car vin#, blood type, sexual preferences, etc, etc, etc. So my fiance has to call in during her work hours (on her lunch break) to deal with some shit that I already tried to deal with for her, because I don't even know why. Also, I tried to pay the bill online just to make this go away and it wont let me because it says the bill # and the Lic. # dont match up . . . so why the fuck are they both on the bill that you sent me?!>!
     
  2. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    that is ridiculous that she expected you to fly from SFO. the rest is annoying, but the SFO is just WTF. sorry you have to deal with it. still, i agree, its probably best to go and get the whole family together with your parents.
     
  3. globetrotter

    globetrotter Senior member

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    boy, LMD I feel for you.


    I have a friend who lives in sing and is married to a chinese woman (he is australian of european descent), he happens to make a lot more than his wife or her 2-3 siblings, and all the various family expenses like this end up falling on him. he has a whole basket of stories to tell that are very similar - at the last birthday party that he threw for his father in law, at a nice resteraunt, one of the sisters invited a half dozen single male and female friends to introduce to each other, no connection to the FIL, just a free meal.
     
  4. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    i dont mean to be rude, but is this an asian thing? i cant think of ever expecting a more well to do sibling or family member to foot the bill for a family get-together?
     
  5. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    Nope. Mrs. T has a cousin who invited a bunch of her friends to her sister's wedding rehearsal dinner. No one knew them, or knew why they were there, or could keep up with all the booze they downed.
     
  6. L'Incandescent

    L'Incandescent Senior member

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    Is Mrs. T's cousin Asian? Maybe Asian in a secret way?
     
  7. in stitches

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    and no one made then pay for that shit?
     
  8. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    I haven't inspected her very closely (you know, diseases and all that) but I'm pretty sure Not Azn.


    Hah, nope. She's been freeloading forever. The stories I could tell about her would make you want to punch a wall. Her FB status updates are pretty funny though, did I ever post the one where she fit the top of a beer can in her mouth?
     
  9. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    No, definitely not. Ask me how I know. :devil: I'm not one to discuss family, but let's just say that LMD's experience is all too familiar to me.
     
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  10. Rambo

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    does she own a liquor store?
     
  11. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    Yeah, used to work that way in my family when we went out for dinner...until they all pissed me off one too many times about my move the US.
     
  12. Sir Humphrey Appleby

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    Getting caught going to the clocking out machine earlier than I'm supposed to, been given a warning. Wouldn't have been so bad if I hadn't (for once) been doing work in that general area.
     
  13. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    Rube would have been on that already. :laugh: She barely owns her car. Don't ask about the house she lives in.
     
  14. in stitches

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    sounds like id be more apt to punch her in her ample sized mouth.


    sorry JJ. :(


    whats up with the house she lives in?
     
  15. globetrotter

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    what my friend told me was that in Chinese families the kids are expected to chip in for support of the parents and for things like family dinners, divided up based on how comfortable they each are. in his case, his wife (and him) happen to be much more comfortable than the other siblings, so they are taken advantage of. I don't think the last part is normal, its douchy.
     

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