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    Ive just turned 16 and my so did my mates a few weeks ago. I put £10 in all of there cards sinse it is a special birthday, however in my card I received £5 from my friends. Naturally I was a bit annoyed, I didn't say anything at the time as it would have spoilt the party. Should I just forget about it or is there a way of telling them without ruining my friendships? Thanks 😊
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    (Original post by Anonymous Sponge)
    Ive just turned 16 and my so did my mates a few weeks ago. I put £10 in all of there cards sinse it is a special birthday, however in my card I received £5 from my friends. Naturally I was a bit annoyed, I didn't say anything at the time as it would have spoilt the party. Should I just forget about it or is there a way of telling them without ruining my friendships? Thanks 😊
    Moved to Friends, Family and Work.

    I wouldn't say anything. It's the thought that counts.
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    (Original post by Tiger Rag)
    Moved to Friends, Family and Work.

    I wouldn't say anything. It's the thought that counts.
    Ok I'll just forget it, thanks
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    (Original post by Anonymous Sponge)
    Ive just turned 16 and my so did my mates a few weeks ago. I put £10 in all of there cards sinse it is a special birthday, however in my card I received £5 from my friends. Naturally I was a bit annoyed, I didn't say anything at the time as it would have spoilt the party. Should I just forget about it or is there a way of telling them without ruining my friendships? Thanks 😊
    This, very much, is life. You wanted to give them a tenner - that's what matters. You didn't give them a tenner solely to receive a tenner back, did you?

    Don't take it personally. For all you know, you might be comparatively rich amongst your friends, and they would have loved to give you £10 but just couldn't afford it. It's not something to make a fuss about, and certainly not a conversation topic.
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    Something about this thread that makes me sad.

    Best thing is just to leave it, unless money means more to you than your friendship.
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    I don't understand why anyone needs to break up because someone didn't give them a tenner fit their bday.
    It's not that deep, OP.
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    (Original post by meenu89)
    Something about this thread that makes me sad.

    Best thing is just to leave it, unless money means more to you than your friendship.
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    Forget about it...the friendship is more important


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    This , is hilarious !


    OP, phone the police and report your friends for this offense (iveness)
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    Honestly, I'd be a little upset too. But, I think you should hold off on giving someone a gift you know they wouldn't willingly give back.


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    (Original post by Anonymous Sponge)
    Ive just turned 16 and my so did my mates a few weeks ago. I put £10 in all of there cards sinse it is a special birthday, however in my card I received £5 from my friends. Naturally I was a bit annoyed, I didn't say anything at the time as it would have spoilt the party. Should I just forget about it or is there a way of telling them without ruining my friendships? Thanks 😊
    It is also my birthday today XD

    I don't think 5 pounds makes much of a difference.
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    (Original post by Anonymous Sponge)
    I put £10 in all of there cards sinse it is a special birthday, however in my card I received £5 from my friends.
    If you want to give something to someone or do a good deed for someone, you shouldn't do it with the expectations that you'll receive something in return because you'll end up disappointed.

    Do something for good intentions.
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    You have them something just so you could benefit from them in the future?
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    Give dat bih £2.50 next year m8
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    Thanks for all the replies, some very helpful responses. I will just forget about it as the friendships are more important than the money at the end of the day
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    i would be a bit annoyed as well but just shrug it off.. just dont give em better presents than they deserve next year
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    (Original post by Anonymous Sponge)
    Ive just turned 16 and my so did my mates a few weeks ago. I put £10 in all of there cards sinse it is a special birthday, however in my card I received £5 from my friends. Naturally I was a bit annoyed, I didn't say anything at the time as it would have spoilt the party. Should I just forget about it or is there a way of telling them without ruining my friendships? Thanks 😊
    I can see your point and it would irk me a little, but best put it to one side as people have suggested. Its not worth the effort. Give a gift without expectation of return and if it worries you then give something worth £5 next time or dont give at all.

    Also as RC pointed out give £10 to expect £10 back seems a little odd? Just like swapping money.
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    I'd be annoyed but it's not worth losing a friendship over
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    (Original post by Anonymous Sponge)
    Thanks for all the replies, some very helpful responses. I will just forget about it as the friendships are more important than the money at the end of the day
    Lmfao @ you # anonymous sponger !
 
 
 
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