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edinatlanta

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I didnt buy a single box.
When i was a kid my school sold giftwrap as a fundraiser with all kinds of prizes for top seller (limo ride to McDonald's was the grand prize). I went to a school in a rich part of town and there were parents who "helped" fundraise and had big families. Those kids always won and i could never figure out how i never won even though no other kids lived near me....

my parents too never bought any giftwrap from me.
 

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When i was a kid my school sold giftwrap as a fundraiser with all kinds of prizes for top seller (limo ride to McDonald's was the grand prize). I went to a school in a rich part of town and there were parents who "helped" fundraise and had big families. Those kids always won and i could never figure out how i never won even though no other kids lived near me....

my parents too never bought any giftwrap from me.
Sounds like you were always a disappointment to your parents.


We had something similar. I went to school with kids whose parents owned convenience stores and stuff and they always won candy drives. But I wasn't a failure and was able to understand the situation. because I am not Ed.
 

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That’s why I never bothered with those stupid school fundraisers
 

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My brother and I would win prizes for fundraisers because we lived in a poorer area where most families only had one working parent so two working parents taking your fundraiser shit to work helped. I think we won bikes that were promptly stolen because everyone had bikes stolen in our city.
 

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My brother and I would win prizes for fundraisers because we lived in a poorer area where most families only had one working parent so two working parents taking your fundraiser shit to work helped. I think we won bikes that were promptly stolen because everyone had bikes stolen in our city.
Ill-gotten goods are never retained long
 

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I actually respect that the private schools don't make you jump through book fair or charity gala hoops and just cut right to the chase, sending you a letter once a year with a "suggested contribution" to their indexed tuition fund. Maybe I should tell them everyone in our household is currently unemployed, our number might go down!
 

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hm. we did hella fundraisers at the private schools i went to.

an acquaintance was 'offered' a position on the board of their kids' daycare, they just wrote a check to get out of it
 

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When I was The Man I banned all of that shit from my workplace. From Avon to GS Cookies it was not allowed. When you're on the clock add value to the organization and sell your shit somewhere else.
 

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We ban it too. Not my decision, but I do have to enforce it. It’s a bummer when the fundraiser is for pediatric cancer or some such stuff
 

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My value could not be measured simply by task oriented duties plus I was on the job 24/7.
 

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