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    (Original post by Bubbles0ox)
    "i'm not very good at maths, and I've got work I could be getting on with myself."
    Genius!
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    (Original post by Liam 09)
    Genius!
    thanks.
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    bring a good maths revision guide with you that you can refer to if you dont know what to do and if you arent very good then they probably wont ask you back so its ok

    just go for it and help them!
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    (Original post by Prime500)
    Anyone reckon I should phone them back and say, "sorry, I can't do it"?

    Really don't have time for this
    You've got no one to be angry with but yourself. You're the one who said you'd do it.

    Take a chill pill. Phone back and say you don't have the time because you have your own work to be getting on with.
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    (Original post by CookieDoughLove)
    You've got no one to be angry with but yourself. You're the one who said you'd do it.

    Take a chill pill. Phone back and say you don't have the time because you have your own work to be getting on with.
    Yes I know this, the only reason I said yes in the first place was because I didn't want to sound like a **** on the phone.
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    (Original post by TableChair)
    Just ****ing help them?
    I'm ****e at maths so I cant ****ing help them
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    I would have suggested getting your own work done in the past three hours instead of spending the time on TSR.
    Unless it's inconveniently far away, you should just go there and help your cousin.
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    (Original post by Beleg Cuthalion)
    I would have suggested getting your own work done in the past three hours instead of spending the time on TSR.
    Unless it's inconveniently far away, you should just go there and help your cousin.
    This is the third time I have checked back in the last few hours. I'm not very good at maths so I'm unsure what help I will be to them, if any, the only reason I said I would help them is I was putn on the spot on the phone. Not the most illogical reaction ever, surely.
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    Well, unless again it's quite far away, I'd just go there and maybe you won't have to stay very long if they realize you're not going to be able to help them.
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    (Original post by Prime500)
    Yes I know this, the only reason I said yes in the first place was because I didn't want to sound like a **** on the phone.
    Could you maybe text back? Then you don't have to speak directly to them?
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    (Original post by Prime500)
    I'm ****e at maths so I cant ****ing help them
    Then why did they ask you?
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    Say you thought you'd have to time to when you agreed earlier but you've started some of your work and there's way more than you realised to get done/ on talking to a friend about the work they said there was more work that you didn't write down/remember/hear about...and say you are feeling a bit panicky now about your own work because you really had no idea it was going to be such an issue....
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    Just tell your parents that if you help her she'll get a lower mark than if she'd revised alone :dontknow:
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    Just tell your cousin to go on bite size, sorted
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    (Original post by TableChair)
    Then why did they ask you?
    you tell me
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    (Original post by Prime500)
    you tell me
    Because they wanted a **** to help their daughter?
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    (Original post by Prime500)
    My aunt phoned up and asked if I could go over to help my cousin with her maths revision (she has an exam coming up) and when on the phone I was put on the spot a bit and I said yes, but when I hung up I was thinking "Christ, I really wish I'd said no" the reason being i'm not very good at maths, and I've got work I could be getting on with myself.

    Any ideas I could use to get out of doing it?
    Ring her back, and, in the sleaziest voice possible, say:

    "I really can't wait to give my cousin some 1-on-1 tuition, if ya know what I mean"

    If you pull that off, then you'll find that you're aunt will probably never ask you to do anything again
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    Imagine, if you spent all the time you were complain on TSR studying, you would have time for both, and more!
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    You don't have the time but you do have the time to post a thread about it...

    Then again I can't say much.
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    Pretend you have a fever. Or pretend you have another exam. Or just say you found out you weren't available or your car/'s exploded.
 
 
 
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