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Bali and Go-fund me

Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby Old Techie » Nov 29th, 2017, 5:45 pm

deeball wrote: Unfortunately GoFundMe is turning into a modern day panhandling site for the entitled.


:up:

That's an excellent characterization.
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Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby bjsilent » Nov 29th, 2017, 5:57 pm

Old Techie wrote:
deeball wrote: Unfortunately GoFundMe is turning into a modern day panhandling site for the entitled.


:up:

That's an excellent characterization.



Let's not give the homeless and transients any ideas :spitcoffee:
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Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby Bman » Nov 29th, 2017, 6:01 pm

I make a pretty good living off go fund me.
Is the world getting stupider, or is it just getting easier for stupid people to have their thoughts heard?

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Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby Always Sunny » Nov 29th, 2017, 6:14 pm

As soon as I read the article I came to the forums to see if someone posted on it.

Three week trip in Bali but you need generous strangers to top off the vacation fund? Lost wages? Boo. Need money for food? Well you’d be eating at home too. Buddy gave you a condo, make you own meals.

When the hell will it stop.

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Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby Anonymous123 » Nov 29th, 2017, 6:15 pm

vegas1500 wrote:So if i understand the article correctly, they are staying in free accommodation thnaks to a nice guy...they could afford to go there in the first place, so what's the account for?

So tired of people not owning their own :cuss: issues and problems. Hope that page gets $0.00 in funds!



It's up to $175 already.
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Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby lightspeed » Nov 29th, 2017, 6:18 pm

bjsilent wrote:
soupy wrote:Link: https://www.castanet.net/edition/news-s ... htm#212817

It is unfortunate to be stuck while on vacation. These people were lucky enough to be given some free accommodation while they await a flight out.

So why do they need to be funded ?? No mention of travel insurance ??

I am sick of people using fund-me sites to collect money for setbacks in which they did not prepare themselves for.

Since I really don't like paying for contents insurance every year at my house, will anyone just donate to my go-fund me if my items are stolen or destroyed ??



Why on earth would someone travel without travel insurance?


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Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby Jflem1983 » Nov 29th, 2017, 6:32 pm

Anonymous123 wrote:
vegas1500 wrote:So if i understand the article correctly, they are staying in free accommodation thnaks to a nice guy...they could afford to go there in the first place, so what's the account for?

So tired of people not owning their own :cuss: issues and problems. Hope that page gets $0.00 in funds!



It's up to $175 already.


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Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby lightspeed » Nov 29th, 2017, 6:47 pm

Bman wrote:I make a pretty good living off go fund me.


You mean you're NOT a one armed Romanian orphan who needs $100k for a kidney transplant?
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Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby bjsilent » Nov 29th, 2017, 6:58 pm

removed.
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Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby TreeGuy » Nov 29th, 2017, 7:20 pm

When I ended up in the hospital this summer with a broken neck friends and colleagues started a go fund me page. I told them to take it down.

You know why?......wait for it......I had insurance! As a business owner I was paying into Worksafe BC. Plus we have savings if we really needed to dip into them. And worst case scenario we have family that would have helped.

It’s called being a responsible adult and looking after yourself. There is no way I would expect strangers to bail me out.

Just because you see a deal on Claire’s Best Bets and there is room on your credit card or line of credit doesn’t mean you can afford to go.

There was a young vacationer on the news and he said, “who is going to pay for this”

SMH

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Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby Bman » Nov 29th, 2017, 7:37 pm

removed.
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Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby Hmmm » Nov 29th, 2017, 9:44 pm

I agree, the gofundme for these people is or should be an embarrassment to them. Three week dream vacation and now need help to come home. I guess they will come home when the planes can fly again. Just suck it up buttercups. Really, its disgusting. I bet they ask their mommy and daddy for loans too. Please, may I have a little more sir? Grow up, man up or shut up.
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Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby Gixxer » Nov 30th, 2017, 3:52 am

These people arent stranded. They can take trains, buses, and ferries off the island to another country like Singapore or Thailand.
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Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby Sige » Nov 30th, 2017, 7:23 am

deeball wrote:Unfortunately GoFundMe is turning into a modern day panhandling site for the entitled.


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Re: Bali and Go-fund me

Postby Hassel99 » Nov 30th, 2017, 7:33 am

They are not even stranded, they just don’t want to be inconvenienced by a 7 hour train ride.

The go fund me page is embarrassing.

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