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LooksLikeDarko
10/12/18 11:02:10 AM
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I'm sitting at a coffee shop doing some work and an older woman, a mom, and her two young kids (probably 2 and 4 or so) came and sat in the seats nearest to me in the coffee shop. The kids were being pretty loud (as to be expected from little kids) so I put my headphones on. Immediately I hear "Excuse me, excuse me!" and realize the mom is talking to me. I take my headphones off.

Mom: Are we being too noisy for you?
Me: No its ok, I can just put my headphones on
Mom: I am so so SORRY that my kids are such an INCONVENIENCE to you.

I'm baffled at this point. She's being pretty combative and all I was trying to do was get some work done.

Me: I said its ok, I'm just trying to do work.
Mom: Well you know, sometimes you have to deal with inconvenience. That's life
Me: Ok, have a good one *puts headphones on*

I'm just... I don't understand. I just put my headphones on. I didn't say a damn thing about her rowdy kids.
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Puglia77
10/12/18 11:03:21 AM
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Menardii
10/12/18 11:03:54 AM
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This sounds like something that happened. But if it did, I would have told the mom to fuck off.
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Kombucha
10/12/18 11:04:29 AM
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should have responded with "not when i have headphones" before putting them back in and ignoring her.
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Flockaveli
10/12/18 11:07:16 AM
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MkGRyxa
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pres_madagascar
10/12/18 11:07:47 AM
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voldothegr8
10/12/18 11:09:07 AM
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She definitely wants to speak with the manager
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VipaGTS
10/12/18 11:09:32 AM
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if this did happen then that mom regrets choices she made that "inconvenienced" her life and she's projecting that on everyone around her. Sounds like she's just mad she can't ignore her kids lol.
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Muffinz0rz
10/12/18 11:10:52 AM
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She probably went home and made a seven paragraph facebook post about how anti-family this jerk at the coffee shop was being
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Laserion
10/12/18 11:11:31 AM
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Next time (if there is), ask her if you putting on your headphones is an inconvenience to her.
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CableZL
10/12/18 11:12:22 AM
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You should have put on earmuffs over the headphones when she started talking to you
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Conflict
10/12/18 11:12:27 AM
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Puglia77 posted...
Why are you putting on headphines in a coffee shop


...You're a college student and this is an oddity to you?
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LooksLikeDarko
10/12/18 11:13:06 AM
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Flockaveli posted...
MkGRyxa

lmao. She didn't have that haircut yet, too young probably. She was also pregnant, so a third kid should be on the way soon. I see that haircut in her future though
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CyricZ
10/12/18 11:13:49 AM
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Ctrl+F "Blood was everywhere" not found.
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Caution999
10/12/18 11:21:06 AM
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VipaGTS posted...
if this did happen then that mom regrets choices she made that "inconvenienced" her life and she's projecting that on everyone around her. Sounds like she's just mad she can't ignore her kids lol.


This
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pinky0926
10/12/18 11:22:37 AM
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Sounds like she wanted to lose it at her annoying children but couldn't so she picked on you instead

You come across a lot of parents with bottled up rage like this, it's unfortunate
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spanky1
10/12/18 11:27:50 AM
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Flockaveli posted...
MkGRyxa

Not gonna lie I think that haircut is hot as hell. >_>
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voldothegr8
10/12/18 11:29:00 AM
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BuIlet_Wing posted...
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Well then
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RebelElite791
10/12/18 11:29:17 AM
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Uhhh
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kingdrake2
10/12/18 11:29:33 AM
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oh god now it's getting nastier.
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glitteringfairy
10/12/18 11:29:33 AM
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Hey hey now that's a suicide!
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pres_madagascar
10/12/18 11:29:56 AM
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sleepysausage
10/12/18 11:30:08 AM
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what the fuck, I wish I hadn't clicked that
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EpicMickeyDrew
10/12/18 11:31:21 AM
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voldothegr8 posted...
BuIlet_Wing posted...
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Well then

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VipaGTS
10/12/18 11:31:24 AM
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@BuIlet_Wing ...this is lame. you can do better than this...
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kingdrake2
10/12/18 11:31:45 AM
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VipaGTS posted...
@BuIlet_Wing ...this is lame. you can do better than this...


post some hot woman or something. this is a total sausage fest.
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IfGodCouldDie
10/12/18 11:31:57 AM
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First suicide i have ever got to witness. nice.
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LooksLikeDarko
10/12/18 11:32:25 AM
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Bruh wtf
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Unbreakable
10/12/18 11:32:32 AM
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VipaGTS posted...
@BuIlet_Wing ...this is lame. you can do better than this...

I hope you realize Hoth or ponyboy is imping me for some reason
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NeuralLaxative
10/12/18 11:32:50 AM
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Should have just unplugged your headphones and played music via phone speaker. Preferably explicit rap music
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IfGodCouldDie
10/12/18 11:33:34 AM
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Unbreakable posted...
VipaGTS posted...
@BuIlet_Wing ...this is lame. you can do better than this...

I hope you realize Hoth or ponyboy is imping me for some reason

Yea, just clicked the name and it is a September account.
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--Zero-
10/12/18 11:33:49 AM
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Typical mom who wasn't ready to have kids behavior. Having kids is too hard for her so she takes her frustration out on everyone around her when they're around.
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voldothegr8
10/12/18 11:33:55 AM
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NeuralLaxative posted...
Should have just unplugged your headphones and played music via phone speaker. Preferably explicit rap music

Naw it sounds like she was looking for a fight. Ignoring her definitely pisses her off even more.
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Flockaveli
10/12/18 11:35:33 AM
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Lame when its a 3 karma, Sept. 2018 account.
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VipaGTS
10/12/18 11:36:35 AM
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oh that makes it even sadder. Hoth needs to get a life.
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LooksLikeDarko
10/12/18 11:37:07 AM
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Flockaveli posted...
Lame when its a 3 karma, Sept. 2018 account.

Dude just posted more in another topic. How is he not banned yet?
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kingdrake2
10/12/18 11:40:00 AM
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LooksLikeDarko posted...
Flockaveli posted...
Lame when its a 3 karma, Sept. 2018 account.

Dude just posted more in another topic. How is he not banned yet?


the mod's asleep.
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Nomadic View
10/12/18 11:40:39 AM
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glitteringfairy posted...
Hey hey now that's a suicide!


Nah, hes a liberal. Worst hell get is a warning, but Im not even expecting that harsh.
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Conflict
10/12/18 11:41:04 AM
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Nomadic View posted...
glitteringfairy posted...
Hey hey now that's a suicide!


Nah, hes a liberal. Worst hell get is a warning, but Im not even expecting that harsh.


Oh shut the fuck up
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VipaGTS
10/12/18 11:42:12 AM
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Nomadic View posted...
glitteringfairy posted...
Hey hey now that's a suicide!


Nah, hes a liberal. Worst hell get is a warning, but Im not even expecting that harsh.

Imagine having such a big political victim complex that you get this emotional about deleted posts on GameFAQs lol.
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RebelElite791
10/12/18 11:42:53 AM
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Nomadic View posted...
glitteringfairy posted...
Hey hey now that's a suicide!


Nah, hes a liberal. Worst hell get is a warning, but Im not even expecting that harsh.

A) thats not BW
B) you shouldve been banned for linking to neo-nazi trash yet you werent
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Puglia77
10/12/18 11:50:39 AM
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Conflict posted...
Puglia77 posted...
Why are you putting on headphines in a coffee shop


...You're a college student and this is an oddity to you?

Headphones =/= Headphines

Did you read the title?
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Ryven
10/12/18 11:55:39 AM
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Gotta say TC, you handled that like a pro. Im sure many would have told her to shut up and mind her own business.
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Solar_Crimson
10/12/18 11:56:09 AM
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Nomadic View posted...
glitteringfairy posted...
Hey hey now that's a suicide!


Nah, hes a liberal. Worst hell get is a warning, but Im not even expecting that harsh.

You tinfoil-wearers are just adorable.
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OpenlyGator
10/12/18 12:00:10 PM
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Puglia77 posted...
Conflict posted...
Puglia77 posted...
Why are you putting on headphines in a coffee shop


...You're a college student and this is an oddity to you?

Headphones =/= Headphines

Did you read the title?

who cares? people wear headphones waiting in line at Walmart

stupid mom was just regretting her decisions that lead to screaming headaches and projecting her frustration on others like a salty bitch
must be a day of the week that ends in Y
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DyingPancake
10/12/18 12:00:57 PM
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I believe it

Last year I was trying to help this woman who clearly needed help (and honestly could have been close to danger) and she starts screaming at me.

I kinda lost my shit at that though and couldn't keep a level head. I told her to go fuck herself and hopefully the next time she needed help no one would be around to give it to her.

She actually tried to apologize later (this was at a restaurant) but before she finished I said I was done talking about it. I know that was wrong, but I was still pissed off about it
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LooksLikeDarko
10/12/18 12:02:24 PM
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Ryven posted...
Gotta say TC, you handled that like a pro. Im sure many would have told her to shut up and mind her own business.

I was just taken aback. I'm not a confrontational person so I wasn't going to insult her even though I wanted to
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Solar_Crimson
10/12/18 12:05:21 PM
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OpenlyGator posted...
Puglia77 posted...
Conflict posted...
Puglia77 posted...
Why are you putting on headphines in a coffee shop


...You're a college student and this is an oddity to you?

Headphones =/= Headphines

Did you read the title?

who cares? people wear headphones waiting in line at Walmart

The typo
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Kombucha
10/12/18 12:11:56 PM
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DyingPancake posted...
Last year I was trying to help this woman who clearly needed help (and honestly could have been close to danger) and she starts screaming at me.


vague as fuck
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DyingPancake
10/12/18 12:18:04 PM
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Kombucha posted...
DyingPancake posted...
Last year I was trying to help this woman who clearly needed help (and honestly could have been close to danger) and she starts screaming at me.


vague as fuck


I didn't think it was all that important, but it was on older lady who had trouble walking and she was trying to get this stupid bird who had a hurt wing and was flapping its way onto the highway. They were both starting to get really close to heavy traffic so I went over there to say "Let me get him for you" and before I could bend down to get it, she just loses her mind. Luckily the bird turned around back to the parking lot so I said what I said and left her to handle it
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