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Coventina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-05-06 10:41 AM
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17. Sorry to pile on, but, I think you dug this hole yourself.
Inviting people means that they are your guest. Guests don't pay.

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  -Rant: When you invite people to the beach. Why do they think for free? commander bunnypants  May-05-06 10:01 AM   #0 
  - I think it's because you *invited* them...  NorthernSpy   May-05-06 10:04 AM   #1 
  - Flame suit on  commander bunnypants   May-05-06 10:10 AM   #8 
     - not flaming you...  NorthernSpy   May-05-06 10:18 AM   #10 
        - maybe a question of semantics and wording.  commander bunnypants   May-05-06 10:21 AM   #11 
           - "Some folks" -- are they relatives or friends or what? Have you had  Radio_Lady   May-05-06 04:23 PM   #34 
  - Actually, when you "invite" someone, I don't think  RebelOne   May-05-06 10:04 AM   #2 
  - because you should tell them when you invite them  bettyellen   May-05-06 10:05 AM   #3 
  - I do  commander bunnypants   May-05-06 10:06 AM   #4 
  - You should have mentioned expenses in the invitation. nt  In_Transit   May-05-06 10:09 AM   #6 
  - I never come empty-handed...  NorthernSpy   May-05-06 10:09 AM   #7 
  - I guess you should not "invite" them, but ask if they want to help pay  Misunderestimator   May-05-06 10:09 AM   #5 
  - I agree with everyone else.  Vash the Stampede   May-05-06 10:14 AM   #9 
  - Huh?  madinmaryland   May-05-06 10:25 AM   #12 
  - yea sharing the condo  commander bunnypants   May-05-06 10:26 AM   #13 
     - If you're sharing it with everyone else,  madinmaryland   May-05-06 10:41 AM   #16 
     - 3 nights  commander bunnypants   May-05-06 10:42 AM   #18 
     - Are these new people who haven't shared with your group  HopeLives   May-05-06 11:04 AM   #20 
     - I guess I'm still curious how the invitation was worded. Did you actually  grace0418   May-05-06 04:11 PM   #32 
  - I'm gonna agree with the rest of the thread here.  crispini   May-05-06 10:35 AM   #14 
  - You mention an "unspoken rule" in one of your posts  skygazer   May-05-06 10:40 AM   #15 
  - "unspoken" means "assumed"  underpants   May-05-06 01:07 PM   #21 
     - Or an attempt to open up all kinds of holes  DS1   May-05-06 01:22 PM   #26 
  - Sorry to pile on, but, I think you dug this hole yourself.  Coventina   May-05-06 10:41 AM   #17 
  - tell me about it  commander bunnypants   May-05-06 10:44 AM   #19 
  - I ...uh.... am going to side with. ...... uh....everyone else  underpants   May-05-06 01:08 PM   #22 
  - Did you let them know when you invited them that you expected them  mutley_r_us   May-05-06 01:09 PM   #23 
  - Let me give you my opinion  Cathyclysmic   May-05-06 01:12 PM   #24 
  - Well 'I' agree with you, but I think next time you should make it clear  TheFriendlyAnarchist   May-05-06 01:20 PM   #25 
  - well thank-you  commander bunnypants   May-05-06 01:31 PM   #27 
  - I'm going to the beach in a few weeks with a friend who invited me to  MJDuncan1982   May-05-06 02:56 PM   #28 
  - I would assume that I would pay you something -  tigereye   May-05-06 03:58 PM   #29 
  - Wow. Even Dora knows that a condo on the beach isn't FREE.  Dora   May-05-06 04:06 PM   #30 
  - I agree that it's poor manners to assume your trip is "all expenses paid"  grace0418   May-05-06 04:14 PM   #33 
  - Did you say "would you like to go in on a vacation rental with us?" or  grace0418   May-05-06 04:08 PM   #31 
  - My sister and brother-in-law rent a condo for two weeks in  bumblebee1   May-06-06 07:05 PM   #35 
  - if you invite someone they think it's an invitation right?  pitohui   May-06-06 07:19 PM   #36 
  - like the morning after a magical night: "by the way, that was 50 bucks"  NorthernSpy   May-07-06 04:49 PM   #37 

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