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Old 03-14-2010, 11:11 PM   #41
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I had an odd experience with my beading hobby today. I went to a party at my sister's place and one of her friends admired my necklace. I told her that I made it. She asked if I had any more of the same beads and if I could make her the same necklace. I said I didn't have enough beads left of the particular kind. She said that the one I had made for myself would be fine and that she really really liked it.

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I gave her the necklace but I am not feeling very gracious about it.
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Old 03-14-2010, 11:22 PM   #42
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Many of my sister's friends are not my friends. That's chutzpah, Martha.
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I said I didn't have enough beads left of the particular kind. She said that the one I had made for myself would be fine and that she really really liked it.

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I had an odd experience with my beading hobby today. I went to a party at my sister's place and one of her friends admired my necklace. I told her that I made it. She asked if I had any more of the same beads and if I could make her the same necklace. I said I didn't have enough beads left of the particular kind. She said that the one I had made for myself would be fine and that she really really liked it.

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I gave her the necklace but I am not feeling very gracious about it.
What nerve!

One night at a party, a woman I barely knew looked at one of my diamond rings and said, "How lovely...is it real?" as she rolled her eyes.

"Well dear," I said with a smile, "try to take it off my finger and you'll find out."

She didn't try.
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I had an odd experience with my beading hobby today. I went to a party at my sister's place and one of her friends admired my necklace. I told her that I made it. She asked if I had any more of the same beads and if I could make her the same necklace. I said I didn't have enough beads left of the particular kind. She said that the one I had made for myself would be fine and that she really really liked it.

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I gave her the necklace but I am not feeling very gracious about it.
Your sister is friends with Uncle Sam!? Was he wearing that snazzy Red, White & Blue outfit?

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I had an odd experience with my beading hobby today. I went to a party at my sister's place and one of her friends admired my necklace. I told her that I made it. She asked if I had any more of the same beads and if I could make her the same necklace. I said I didn't have enough beads left of the particular kind. She said that the one I had made for myself would be fine and that she really really liked it.

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I gave her the necklace but I am not feeling very gracious about it.
Send her a bill and watch how quickly it is returned.
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I had an odd experience with my beading hobby today. I went to a party at my sister's place and one of her friends admired my necklace. I told her that I made it. She asked if I had any more of the same beads and if I could make her the same necklace. I said I didn't have enough beads left of the particular kind. She said that the one I had made for myself would be fine and that she really really liked it.

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I gave her the necklace but I am not feeling very gracious about it.

I also like it . Could you send me one with a matching bracelet ?
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She said that the one I had made for myself would be fine and that she really really liked it.

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I gave her the necklace but I am not feeling very gracious about it.
You should have just said, "I'm not sure how to price it," and seen what she offered. I can't imagine why you would give it to her.
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You should have just said, "I'm not sure how to price it," and seen what she offered. I can't imagine why you would give it to her.
She certainly wasn't offering to pay for it. I am not used to people who are so forward. I'm from Minnesota.
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I I said I didn't have enough beads left of the particular kind. She said that the one I had made for myself would be fine and that she really really liked it.

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Hopefully she was offering to buy it! Either that or she has quite an "entitlement" attitude.
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I had an odd experience with my beading hobby today. I went to a party at my sister's place and one of her friends admired my necklace. I told her that I made it. She asked if I had any more of the same beads and if I could make her the same necklace. I said I didn't have enough beads left of the particular kind. She said that the one I had made for myself would be fine and that she really really liked it.

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I gave her the necklace but I am not feeling very gracious about it.
You could have offered to give that necklace to her, but commented that a larger size might actually look better with her turkey wattle...
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DonHeff's response was the best---of course, I would not have thought of that reply until much later. I would probably have given her the necklace and resented it later. That was cetainly brazen of her to pretty much demand your necklace.
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I gave her the necklace but I am not feeling very gracious about it.
...but you acted very graciously....and that's what counts on the karma meter.
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How just "it's not for sale, sorry". If she just wanted it free, the "for sale" thing would have stopped her right there.
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I also like it . Could you send me one with a matching bracelet ?
Don't forget the earrings, toe ring, and ankle bracelet. How would it look in an ear cuff?
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Back to the hobby thing. I attached a picture of the necklace I gave away--I have been taking pictures of all the jewelry I do. At least the materials weren't sapphire or silver or some such thing.
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Back to the hobby thing. I attached a picture of the necklace I gave away--I have been taking pictures of all the jewelry I do. At least the materials weren't sapphire or silver or some such thing.

That necklace is so pretty . You should sell on etsy !
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