>Just When my faith in Human Nature Has been Confirmed…

>A Message for the scruffy couple at Bunnings, Kangaroo Flat at 2pm last Thursday:

Perhaps you were feeling guilty because you didn’t have the necessary $5 to donate to the Bushfire Relief Sausage Sizzle
So then maybe you shouldn’t have fronted up and demanded 2 snags.
You could have donated $2.50 and shared a snag between you.
If you didn’t have that much, you could have still tossed your change into one of the many dedicated donation boxes in the store.

but that’s not what you did

You waited until the server’s back was turned and dropped a 20c and a 50c into the plastic tub to make the appropriate noise, smirked at each other in that ” aren’t we being clever, getting two sausages for 70c” way, then collected your ill gotten booty, made a facile remark about the great job that the Bunnings staff were doing in the heat, and left

… but it’s okay because the next person [me ] gave extra
There have been some magnificent gestures from all sections of society this week. The sort of stuff that makes us proud to be Aussies … and then there is you!


12 thoughts on “>Just When my faith in Human Nature Has been Confirmed…

  1. Lindi says:

    >It’s sad that there are people like that out there. You have to wonder what their lives have been like to be like that.At least for every person like that, there are several who are only too willing to help out.

  2. Tara says:

    >What a pair of bastards! Good lord. Glad you were the next person in line babe 🙂

  3. Rell says:

    >For every person that is like that.There is about 100 like you.Well done.PS. I won’t comment on what I really am thinking…. 😉

  4. Warty Mammal says:

    >Yikes. So they not only ripped off the relief, but were proud of it? Gosh. Yeah. There’s something to be proud of, right up there with catching an STD from a cow.

  5. Alice says:

    >They’d have probably been down there looting burned out houses too if they could.

  6. Rose Red says:

    >Grrr, those sort of people make me so cross! Lucky we’ve got you (and many more like you) to make up for it.

  7. >Most people really are good. But those few who live only for themselves make us all look bad. Thankfully, you were there to balance the scale for humanity.I’m just flummoxed by their behavior. And lost for words. Which is really unlike me…

  8. Sarah says:

    >I’m always so surprised when people do things like that. But I’m a strong believer in Karma.

  9. >That’s horrible, it’s sad to say there are mony people like that, I like to think it will come back to them somehow, but it never does. Sorry you had to be witness to that, bunch of jerks!

  10. sue says:

    >There is always someone who wants something for free isnt there, especially when there are so many others suffering financially. It always makes me angry. I would have said something out loud and embarrased them so they would think twice about doing that again.

  11. TinkingBell says:

    >Karma will get them.It will.I have great faith in Karma and there is so much good stuff going around at present that bad karma hasn’t got much to do – so it is probably stalking them already – heh heh!And my security word is mangyrmCoincidence? I think not!

  12. Alwen says:

    >”being clever”? Bah. Too bad when they were being small and mean.

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