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camellia0

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What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« on: June 13, 2018, 06:57:11 pm »
Money. I am starting to let people know that I  have bills and needs and wants like normal people so that they can leave me alone.

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Re: What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2018, 08:24:45 pm »
people generally ask me if i have time to help them volunteer with things

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Re: What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2018, 05:05:53 am »
Well for me, I don't have money to give, so they know not to ask it of me. I like to cook, so my family ask me to do either a banana pudding or bread pudding.

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Re: What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2018, 06:13:21 am »
People always ask me for time, which is my most precious commodity. My two jobs always seem to have more work that needs to be completed. I was leaving Job one at six last night and received an Instant Message requesting a rush job  (which I finished in half an hour). When I got to my home office I was greeted with a text requesting an extra hour for quality assurance review last night. My son asked me for a ride to a concert, wife asked me to join the family for dinner and daughter had wardrobe questions. The dogs had not been walked. Snail mail needed to be addressed and a corporate update needed to be implemented at midnight which allowed me to get four hours of sleep before driving my wife and daughter to the airport at five this morning. No time left.

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Re: What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2018, 06:25:13 am »
People have special requests of me all the time at my job.  And most of them I try and do them without breaking rules or taking up to much time.  One time a lady called 3x's.  Changed her order 3+ times in each of those calls.   Needless to say it took me much longer to complete all her special requests and in the end I missed one and she ended up getting money back because of it.  I just wanted to look at her and say do it yourself next time. Sheesh.

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Re: What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2018, 06:44:48 am »
I'm good with computers. So my friends and family usually know to turn to me if they need computer help. It's something I'm glad I help them with actually too.

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Re: What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2018, 06:47:25 am »
time . i never seem to have enough

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Re: What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2018, 07:49:03 am »
Money or to babysit my son's girlfriends daughter. I am helping my youngest son with both right now but I am about done with both.

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Re: What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2018, 09:38:14 am »
money or help with the grandkids

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Re: What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2018, 12:10:21 pm »
Money. I am starting to let people know that I  have bills and needs and wants like normal people so that they can leave me alone.

There have only been a couple of people seriously ask me for money and I have always gave it to them.

The only other thing people have asked me to do involves computers and digital stuff.  Right now I am just honored that people would ask ME to do it.  One thing I do it make the DVD slideshows that are played during the visitation at a funeral.

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Re: What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2018, 12:12:02 pm »
People have special requests of me all the time at my job.  And most of them I try and do them without breaking rules or taking up to much time.  One time a lady called 3x's.  Changed her order 3+ times in each of those calls.   Needless to say it took me much longer to complete all her special requests and in the end I missed one and she ended up getting money back because of it.  I just wanted to look at her and say do it yourself next time. Sheesh.

This would make me furious.  I am to the point that I keep really good records so that when something comes up later I can say okay here and here and at this time and this time - this happened.  So at least it doesn't look like I am incompetent.

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Re: What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« Reply #11 on: June 14, 2018, 12:14:12 pm »
I'm good with computers. So my friends and family usually know to turn to me if they need computer help. It's something I'm glad I help them with actually too.

I have had that happen.  I have also fixed people's phones.  I don't care to help people.  It is always somebody pretty close so I don't care to help them.  And no, I don't ask for money.  If I can fix it and know how then why not help.  I have had people who know how to do something but don't want to tell me or help me unless I pay them and pay them a lot of money.  I don't think that is right.   And no, I am not talking about a business which would be different.  Although I don't see how answering a simple question like how to fix something telling them it is in your settings - is going to break the bank.

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Re: What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« Reply #12 on: June 14, 2018, 01:31:20 pm »
Most of the time it is someone needing volunteers, But I have to be picky or I would never get anything done. I don't mind volunteering, but I just don't want to take all of my time from my family, friends and the volunteer work I do already. so it has  come down to enough is enough. I can't help it if  some groups  just don't have  the people to volunteer. I like doing the charity one where we provide clothing and food. Well that takes two days and then there are days we have to be there when the truck comes in with more food to be sorted and  stocked on  shelves, then I do the wellness program. granted it is only a one day thing, but there are way more things going on and all wanting volunteers.

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Re: What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« Reply #13 on: June 14, 2018, 05:08:37 pm »
Alot of people ask for my husband's help with something. A majority of the time that is the only time when I hear from certain individuals is when they want something from us.

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Re: What is the one thing that people usually ask from you?
« Reply #14 on: June 14, 2018, 06:33:23 pm »
Usually people either want me as a driver or a babysitter...don't hear from people often unless they want something.

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