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I will delete my account and you will never hear from me again.

-Andrew


And we have a winner.....


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I truly hope we don't think we need a sticky to remind members here not to be sanctimonious, entitled douchenozzles.


Agreed. And people like him that go into nursing do not last.
You want appreciation for the good works that you do? You will not get it, except in the rarest cases, as a nurse. If you're not internally motivated to do what needs to be done simply because you know it's the right thing to do, you will become very disillusioned, very quickly.
Oh, and one other piece of advice for "Mr EMT going to nursing school": the money ain't that great. If you're going into it just to get "real money" you'll quit even sooner.

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In case you guys are wondering why I granted permission to this guy to ask us for money, it's because I knew how this would end up- if he had an actual fundraiser, he had alienated forum members and no one would contribute, and then he would leave the forum. If he declined my offer and he stayed, he would have eventually left because he had alienated members of the forum with this ridiculous and intelligence-insulting "I deserve this because I gave away some stuff here" argument.

I'll again say that this guy has no clue whatsoever about the nature of the fellowship in this forum. No clue of any kind. Zero.

Furthermore, the following crossed my mind: a non-member views the forum casually and sees that members are benevolent for good causes- thousands of dollars of charity freely and happily given. Then, join the forum and spend a year posting a couple of hundred times, while giving away sunglasses or whatever a time or two. Then, after you feel you've established your credentials, ask for money, based upon the unique position of needing money to survive, and life is hard. These things are exclusive to him, though. Everyone else here is on Easy Street.

Yes, I'm saying that one explanation for this really bizarre behavior is that this was all calculated from the start, every last bit of it, from before he even joined. Think about it. He knew when he would need to pony up for his tuition, knew it last year at this time.

Jus' sayin'


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In case you guys are wondering why I granted permission to this guy to ask us for money, it's because I knew how this would end up- if he had an actual fundraiser, he had alienated forum members and no one would contribute, and then he would leave the forum. If he declined my offer and he stayed, he would have eventually left because he had alienated members of the forum with this ridiculous and intelligence-insulting "I deserve this because I gave away some stuff here" argument.

I'll again say that this guy has no clue whatsoever about the nature of the fellowship in this forum. No clue of any kind. Zero.

Furthermore, the following crossed my mind: a non-member views the forum casually and sees that members are benevolent for good causes- thousands of dollars of charity freely and happily given. Then, join the forum and spend a year posting a couple of hundred times, while giving away sunglasses or whatever a time or two. Then, after you feel you've established your credentials, ask for money, based upon the unique position of needing money to survive, and life is hard. These things are exclusive to him, though. Everyone else here is on Easy Street.

Yes, I'm saying that one explanation for this really bizarre behavior is that this was all calculated from the start, every last bit of it, from before he even joined. Think about it. He knew when he would need to pony up for his tuition, knew it last year at this time.

Jus' sayin'


You nailed it Para. This was a long con, plain and simple.
 
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I see another thread in his future with "How do I delete my account?" Razz


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In case you guys are wondering why ...


Your mama an dem, didn't raise no fool.




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I never quite made it past "I appreciate and respect MOST of you." What the hell was that supposed to mean?
 
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I never quite made it past "I appreciate and respect MOST of you." What the hell was that supposed to mean?


Classic passive aggressive behavior.
 
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I never quite made it past "I appreciate and respect MOST of you." What the hell was that supposed to mean?
Judging from the email message that she sent me, I am not among those whom she respects and appreciates.



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Thank you Q for your response. It's impossible to fully understand an individual's journey through life and obstacles they've faced. But I appreciate your input.

I 100% thought that when I approached Para with this raffle idea, it would be a big hit. Obviously I was wrong.

I wish everyone the best and I'll pray for this wonderful group of members for good health and happiness throughout life.

For those that have wished for me to disappear, I am truly sorry I offended you. I will delete my account and you will never hear from me again.

God bless.

-Andrew

Oh, how nice. Praying, and good health, and happiness, and God bless on the surface. But, behind the scene, it's laced with anger and profanity. Wow! What a hypocrite. Roll Eyes

You will never get it.






 
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I think back on the raffles we have had, and why we have had them, and what this member is asking for is so far removed from those things, it's laughable.

Sad really.


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200 posts in 1 year on this forum. There are hundreds of members that have been here years longer with less than that, and, who have never provided back with quality karma items.



And yet we to obey the rules.


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I never quite made it past "I appreciate and respect MOST of you." What the hell was that supposed to mean?


I noticed that MOST crap of his.

The boy is a slow learner I don't think he would have made it riding she short bus to nursing school.


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I just read where he posted in the karma that 12131 had giving a P228 away. If he would have won that wonderful karma from 12131 would he be trying to sell that too?


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How are we ever going to know if he finishes nursing school?


You have to go to school to nurse?
When my wife had our first born she started nursing right away.
I wouldn't consider the OJT I gave her while we were dating "School".




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TMI George, TMI.


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200 posts in 1 year on this forum. There are hundreds of members that have been here years longer with less than that, and, who have never provided back with quality karma items.



And yet we to obey the rules.


That's just plain solid gold, man. That made me smile. You have a knack for timing your posts.



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hey , I like waffles





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Ooohhhh...I'm one of those that's been here for awhile and don't have as many posts as Captain PayMyTuition...guess he really called me out and now I feel so down that I need a safe space...

Will someone post a picture of a bunny with a pancake on its head to make me feel better??? Please??? Someone???

...anyone??? Wink
 
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