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I'm pissed off at the moment. More than pissed off. For weeks I've… - Me myself and I
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I'm pissed off at the moment.

More than pissed off.

For weeks I've been planning a trip to Bobbejaanland, an amusement park here in the area, with a couple of co-workers. Ended being just me, Sonja, her niece Rita, Melinda (my other co-worker) and Melinda's boyfriend. All of whom claim to be excited and happy to go.

Even yesterday, Sonja was still asking about the bus and trying to arrange stuff.

So this morning, I get stuff ready, I prepare food to take with me, some sandwhiches, some fajitas, some candy, drinks... You know, the kind of stuff that's easy to take along, but leaves you the chance to get rid of the garbage so the bag's almost empty when you return home.

Then just as I'm standing outside, ready to leave, I get a call from Sonja with her suddenly coming up with a list of bullshit excuses for why we should delay things.
-supposedly because of the weather, (keep in mind, I was outside, and it was nice, warm, not even cloudy, and the weather reports said it would be dry all day)
-then suddenly her niece didn't really want to go. (even though Sonja had repeatedly said that the other woman was really looking forward to it)
-And then suddenly she wasn't feeling good, it just came up and bla bla bla...

If you want to fucking cancel a trip that's been planned for weeks, don't cancel right before we were supposed to leave. Don't fucking dare come up with stupid ass excuses, because no, I'm not going to happily agree to go another time.

And the fact that this isn't the first time she's pulled this crap doesn't help her case.

Made even worse that all of a sudden, Melinda's boyfriend's car has no plates and that he was thinking that another day might be better as well. (this was planned for weeks, you cannot make me believe that this was an issue you were not aware of beforehand *grumble*)

And yeah, I know things happen, but you know what...

This is the same kind of crap that happened all the time when I was a kid.
Our dad would get us excited, promise to take us places. And then the very day we were supposed to go, when me and my siblings would be happily waiting to leave, hell sometimes even while we were already on the road, he'd suddenly claim "he didn't feel ok", or "something happened" and suddenly everything was canceled.

I don't deal well with changes in plans for exactly this reason. Because it makes you scared to get excited about just about anything. And right now I just want to scream at Sonja over ruining yet another thing I was looking forward to. Because next time I plan something with her, I'll no longer believe her if she dares to claim she's sure about something.

And yes, I get that tickets are expensive, it's why I've been offering to book them online for weeks. Telling her that the price would be a third lower, if only she booked in advance, that if you planned stuff it would be cheaper. but not even once does she come by to let me help her in arranging it. (and no, I'm not going to pay for other people if they don't even bother coming over for it, so I can be sure they're actually going)

Just utterly furious right now.

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Comments
petzipellepingo From: petzipellepingo Date: May 17th, 2015 02:43 pm (UTC) (Link)
You're right to be really angry, that's incredibly rude of her.
desdemonaspace From: desdemonaspace Date: May 17th, 2015 04:13 pm (UTC) (Link)
That's infuriating. I would be so pissed-off, in your shoes.
sictransits From: sictransits Date: May 17th, 2015 04:30 pm (UTC) (Link)
That's incredibly aggravating. I really hate when people cancel plans last minute too, especially with stupid excuses. *hugs*
frelling_tralk From: frelling_tralk Date: May 17th, 2015 04:34 pm (UTC) (Link)
Urgh, I would be pissed too at getting messed about like that
trobadora From: trobadora Date: May 17th, 2015 05:59 pm (UTC) (Link)
Wow, how infuriating. I wouldn't make plans with someone like that again.
transemacabre From: transemacabre Date: May 17th, 2015 09:58 pm (UTC) (Link)
I give everyone one 'fuck-up', that is, one time they can blow me off, cancel on me last minute, etc., without me dropping them. I will give them a warning and let them know that kind of behavior will not be tolerated on a consistent basis. If they pull it on me again, without an amazing fucking excuse ("in a coma" is a valid excuse. "I was mugged of my money and phone" is a valid excuse. "Didn't feel like it" is not) then their ass is getting dropped.

I have no patience for that kind of bullshit. Oh, something better came along? Someone you wanna hang out with more than me threw you a bone? Kiss my ass. My time, and your time, is valuable and people need to respect that.
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