My sister had a dinner for my niece's 15th birthday tonight. After we ate she opened up her cards. I got her a $1000 savings bond. When she opened her card, her and her friend were laughing. Her friend was like "What the eff is a savings bond?" and they laughed harder.
I don't really care. It's just funny how much of a stupid bitch she is.
Is there some way you can get it back and instead give her a double digit gift card for WalMart.
OP, it's really not appropriate for you to be calling your niece a bitch for behaving this way.
She's a cunt. There's a qualitative difference.
But what's wrong with you that you'd give this gift to her, things being what they are? Extravagant AND unappreciated? Purr, purr Francine.
Get it back. Or you can file a "lost instrument bond" and have it cancelled (like stopping a check). Then tell her it was just a joke and give her the $20 WalMart gift card.
Any hope that her parents will chew her out?
We're so sorry, Cassie.
was she serving OWS 'tude?
I agree with R3. It will be a while before she even figures out how to cash in anyhow.
Unbelievable ungratefulness. I gave my Dad and his bitch wife (fourth) a cruise for his 75th and his wife designed a trip to NYC on my dime instead. In the middle of Winter. My pussy-whipped old man "gave" Bitchwife his birthday gift! They looked up the price of the cruise and wrote me back with a list. They specified four nights in a "good" hotel, salary for someone to watch their animals in AZ (it's a ranch with two half-dead horses and a dog), Broadway tickets, orchestra please, Shun Lee Palace, I am not fucking kidding you. It was like a Jennifer Lopez rider. I told them I was not paying brochure prices for that cruise and they came back and just asked for the cash. They understand about the brochure price so they'll take less. My own father!
WOW OP, you just discovered 15 yr olds are idiots!
I'm surprised you got her such an extravagant gift when you already knew what a little bitch she was. I would have gotten her a nice birthday card and $5.
She did not see the $1000 on the bond? She's not too bright.
Umm...except you do care. You made a thread about it, then you called her a bitch twice. OP, you are butthurt. She wasn't grateful, now move on.
P.S. You gave a 15 year old girl a savings bond. What the fuck did you expect?! Teenage girls are sociopaths. Next time get an age-appropriate gift.
This thread reminds me of one this summer in which the OP was soliciting gift ideas for his boyfriend's 14 year old daughter. The dad was working long hours and was on a very tight budget. I think $60 was what he was able to afford. He was going to throw some $ in himself. After a number of suggestions, somebody said to just ask her. He did. The girl only requested ear buds. Presumably she would have been happy with them and thrilled with whatever else could have been gotten with the surplus. Not all kids are ungrateful little twats. Some just have better parents.
"I got her a $1000 savings bond"
What is so special about turning 15?
We secretly think that the responses of the niece and her friend were very humorous, and we applaud them.
r15, keensinyeara!! ....it's a pretty big deal.
I have nieces around that age why didn't you explain what the hell the thing is?
There's some spenders here, $1000 for a Birthday gift for a niece?!
Paying for trips for parents? Your dad's on his FOURTH wife?! Let him pay for his own trips! It doesn't sounds as if he's not leaving you much money, or any, the wife will probably get it all.
Guess you guys aren't protesting at Occupy Wall Street, huh?
It sounds as if he's NOT leaving you much money...
R19, savings bonds don't cost the face value. You have to hold the bond for a number of years for it to reach its face value.
That's kind of like giving a 51 year old a Justin Bieber album.
She's 15. It was a ridiculous non-gift.
This never happened.
the "This never happened" troll lurks at r23.
[quote]She's 15. It was a ridiculous non-gift.
It's a generous and traditional gift.
Haha, OP. A couple of years ago, I told my sister that I was planning to give her son my beachfront property as a wedding gift. I had just been diagnosed with cancer, and figured I would distribute everything I owned while I was still alive. Imagine my surprise when she told me to give my nephew the equivalent in cash instead ($2.5 million!) because "he was going to inherit the property anyway" after I died. I figure she wanted to make sure I didn't leave much to my other nieces and nephews. I ended up going through their gift registry and buying him the dullest gift I could see and then sold the beach house a year later. Might as well enjoy the money myself.
r26 is a much better EST troll and r2's post should have a permanent place on one of the margins of this forum as a model for the ideal bitchy response post--witty, insightful, concise and includes a John Waters reference.
Teenagers are so...ugh. Are there ANY teens who aren't surly and argumentative?
What an ungrateful little shit. Climb in her window while she's sleeping and set her on fire.
[quote] got her a $1000 savings bond.
It wasn't a well chosen present. They didn't even know what it was and if she's such a bitch, what did you expect, that she'd throw her arms around you and tell you how much she loves you?
When buying presents for teenagers think: FUN. Think: what would I have liked, aged 15?
Excellent present giver.
What did your sister say when this happened OP? If that were my kid, I would want to slap her face in front of everyone.
OP, a savings bond has no meaning at all for a 15 year old. They aren't thinking about next month let alone 10 years from now. A $200 gift card to her favorite clothing store probably would have earned you a big hug.
It is true that your niece is an ungrateful, ill mannered little bitch who needs a good spanking. But it's also true that you bought that bond to impress your sister, not because you wanted to give your niece a gift she would enjoy.
Savings bond purchase price is 1/2 of whatever their face value is. They take forever to mature and you can't even cash them in for reduced value for several years. A better time to give them is when children are very very young.
So this bond cost $500. Way to much for a niece. Cancel it and give her $100 cash and give here the same amount next year. At age 21, stop the gifts altogether.
you must be jews. only jews are crass enough to give money as a gift publicly for everyone to see
Gawd, that is extravagant, I give my nephew a card and a crisp twenty dollar bill every birthday, he's is 21 now! I get a thank you note from him too!
Your niece sounds like a vile child!
OP how did her parents react?
"When she opened her card, her and her friend were laughing.....It's just funny how much of a stupid bitch she is."
Seem to be a family trait, Uncle Fester.
When I heard that my sister was pregnant, I told her to abort. Abort! Abort! Abort! Flush it down the pan! And bring me a knitting needle!
OP, she's likely been a bitch her whole life, yet for some inexplicable reason you seek her approval. A $1,000 savings bond was totally inappropriate, bitch or not. Something tells me that you were afraid of the consequences if you failed to give her a fabulous gift. Grow a set of balls.
Well yes, she is a bitch. But you're a dumbass OP for spending that kind of money on a fucking niece. Not that I believe you really did, you know.
The most upsetting aspect of OP's post is:
"her and her friend"
I threw up in my mouth a little
I don't get the Carrie jokes. Can anyone explain?
[quote]"When she opened her card, her and her friend were laughing.
Shouldn't that be:
"SHE and her friends were laughing"
Just checking. I don't want to unlearn my grammar here.
[quote]She's 15. It was a ridiculous non-gift.
Fuck you! It's an awesome gift.
My aunt gave me some savings bonds for my high school graduation gift. I was only 2 years older than OP's niece.
My aunt had been buying them since I was born so they became quite substantial.
It was a fantastic gift that I truly appreciated them. They came in quite handy too when the lean college times hit.
15 is to Hispanic girls what 13 is to Jewish kids and 16 is for non-Hispanic girls. Sort of "Congratulations, you've made it this far. Now don't screw up." Except the Jewish kids have to work for it.
Hope you gave her a vicious face slapping!!!
My Italian family must be Jewish and not know it. We give money all the time.....
birthdays, weddings, realatives slipping you bills for no reason.
R48, is it true Italians leave the wedding gift envelope unsealed until they see the quality of the food?
Oh, gawd, you bitching fudge packers are so boring!
R13, teenagers are idiots. I'm sure she's be happier with $50 to spend NOW then $1000 for later.
OP, most teens of today are stupid. They would never understand or know what a Savings Bond is. You should have stuck to a gift card, but you're gift was nice, but it's hard to please kids of today.
She's right, it won't be worth anything once the U.S. goes under. Good going, Uncle Bottom.
Rita Chita, u beat me to it! What a maroon, r17!
Agreed R52, I think it was a nice gift if the OP actually got it and isn't an EST but $1,000 is extravagant.
I'm afraid to click. What is it, R59? It's not a koala ripping off a kid's face, is it?
no r 60 just some pic of an old lady. Doesn't make sense.
neice=vagine. What did you expect?
^^ Rejected M/F candidate; poor dear.
OP, I am annoyed that you have so much money to spend on trivial events and people in your life.
I would have just gone to Costco and got her a huge cart of tampax packages. It's practical and you can never have too many at 15.
Please cancel the bond.
This is a true story. When my sister had a baby girl, I gave the baby girl a $1000 savings bond also. My sister acted so disappointed (she married into a rich family so I suppose a minimum of $10,000 would be required to even get a slight smile). I cancelled the bond, and they never noticed. The baby is now 11 and dreaming about cock so maybe I'll get her a dildo.
Stop making excuses for this brat. She's 15, not 6. If she is this much of an ingrate at this age and this willing to be disrespectful to a generous uncle in front of others at any age she is unlikely to get better in the coming years. Maybe after she suffers some hardships she'll mature.
That is such outrageous behavior if it's as bad as you posted, OP, that your sister needs a talking to. I don't get these birthday parties for teenagers or even young children that adults other than their own parents are attending. Maybe I'd attend a family dinner to celebrate a birthday but I'm not interested in attending their birthday parties. You were invited for no other reason than to bring a gift. Put an end to that nonsense.
OP, remember this when she sends you an
"invite" to her high school graduation. For people like this they have lovely cards celebrating all manner of milestones and many places for you to make a donation in their name.
r25, r45, r54, will someone tell me how to highlight and box in comments, then comment and post? Yeah, I know I should know how to; if I did I wouldn't ask. Just want to know so I can do it. You know, being proper on DL.
Christ on a cross!
I think my average gift was around $20
Never more than $100
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Well, on the one hand, when I was 15 I would never have done this to any of my family members, and it is indeed disrespectful.
On the other hand, OP, you sound like a real twat. Taking to your anonymous internet forum to whine about how this 15 year old girl that you TOTALLY don't care about was mean to you, how much of a bitch she is. You know who you sound like when you complain about how a mean 15 year old girl hurt your feelings? A 15 year old girl. You're an adult. You should have had a brief talk with your sister and then put it behind you, because the feelings of a teenager are capricious and trivial and just don't fucking matter in the adult world. And it's quite possible that you come off this bitter, and sour, and small-minded in real life, and she is aware that you don't like her and in that case, I think she is a fabulous bitch.
Some parents are more proactive in avoiding such unseemly spectacles.
You should have snatched it back and slapped her across the face. That'll teach the little bitch.
That should be your last expensive present, OP. Her Christmas gift ought to be a donation in her name to a charity.
Let's see how she reacts to that.
A $1000 savings bond, OP? To a spoiled brat?
Sounds like you're the little bitch. And you got owned.
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I guess it was a stupid gift. I actually bought the savings bond for her when she was born. I thought I'd go ahead and give it to her this year since I'm already helping my sister out with her Christmas gift ( she and her friends are doing a cruise to Mexico during Christmas break).
My sister was obviously embarrassed by her reaction and offered a sheepish "Mykynli, that's a great gift!" I was more amused than offended.
[quote]My sister was obviously embarrassed by her reaction and offered a sheepish "Mykynli, that's a great gift!" I was more amused than offended.
So you started this thread in order to share your amusement?
R76, R75 has it right. you type [ quote ](minus the spaces)and then right beside it what you want in quotes
Why is your niece like this?
[quote]My Niece Is A Little Bitch
But you, OP, sound like gold.
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[quote] her and her friend were laughing
And you're calling HER stupid?
Mykynli?! That explains everything. Your sister's obviously illiterate and has probably never taught her daughter how to observe the amenities.
R65 is correct I'd cancel it or like someone else said just make this the last expensive gift you get her.
How ungrateful. You didn't know she was like this beforehand? Did her parents chastise her? If I'd done something like that, it would've been party over and the money would've been returned (not that anyone, even the heathen jailbirds would have done something so inconsiderate).
[quote] I'm awesome
R9, cruises are pure DRECK.
Yes, R90! I went on my first cruise this summer and it was pure hell. The only way I'd go again is if it was on the Mediterranean and I was with a partner.
[quote]The only way I'd go again is if it was on the Mediterranean and I was with a partner.
& once the novelty had worn off, you'd be stuck.
I took a boat trip down the Rhine once. It was ghastly.
Don't do it.
What makes cruises so unenjoyable?
I have never been on one.
I took a ship trip from Seattle to Victoria. It was ghastly and horrible.
Uh, why are you giving a 15 year old $1K any thing?
iTunes gift card.
Was this his Quincenera thingy?
I would have called her out in front of others.
When does her $1000 savings bond become spendable and when can it be converted to cash?
At her age all your niece wants is to rub clits with Justin Bieber.
You can cash in a bond at anytime but you won't get the face value.
So what has your sister said OP? Did your sister say anything to your ungrateful niece?
R98 obviously doesn't know any 15 year-old girls, outside of that voice that rings in his head, telling him what to do each day.
Thanks for making me laugh out loud, R29
I'm the guy who gave his ungrateful Dad the cruise. I saved up for it. He never really knew he hurt my feelings. And he's a psycho(logist)!
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[quote] I'm the awesomest.
R68 & Somehow R75
like what am I supposed to do with this? Hang onto it for ten years?
OP must be 16. No adult writes something like that. You deserve to be mocked, dumbass.
If Op was "more amused than offended" he wouldn't have started this thread and called her a little bitch....
[quote]My sister had a dinner for my niece's 15th birthday tonight. After we ate she opened up her cards. I got her a $1000 savings bond. When she opened her card, [bold]her and her friend[/bold] were laughing. Her friend was like "What the eff is a savings bond?" and they laughed harder.
Teenagers are always worse when they are together. Seperately they may be just fine, but put them in a pack and they act like monkeys.
P.S. It isn't neccessary to put a space between the end bracket and the words when quoting.
What's the problem with some of these snarky responses to OP?
Sounds like he was teaching her a little fiscal responsibility and helping her prepare for her future. In a perfect world, this is something parents should be doing, but there is nothing wrong with your gift. Your niece sounds like a typical teen girl - silly, shallow, immature, totally unconcerned with her future. She'll appreciate the gift years from now I am sure.
The silly, shallow, immature, person in this extra special tale is the sister who named her child "Mykynli."
Is she the Mykinli on "Toddlers and Tiaras".
R102, I just want to say two things.
1. You should never give a gift you have to 'save up' for
2. You should never surprise someone with an extravagant gift if you don't know if it will be appreciated. Everyone has different taste. I personally would HATE going on a cruise. It's not for everyone.
Why are cruises so awful? I want some more information about that.
So sorry about that OP.
Women learn from a young age to be nasty, cunning, judgmental, material human beings. They can be vile creatures, as is your niece.
[quote] I actually bought the savings bond for her when she was born.
So in other words, you didn't actually get her anything for her 15th birthday.
I've given my 2 nieces bonds for every birthday and Christmas since they were born. I also include something "for now." Kids really don't have a sense of the horizon, so "savings" is an alien concept.
(Of course, they also don't really appreciate gift cards, cash or checks "for now" either, since anything they want, Mom whips out the credit card and supplies it immediately, since all good things must come from Mom and Mom alone. However, that's a differnt thread.)
It's a tradition in my family that we give £1 for each year (i.e. my nephews are six and seven now, so that is £6 and £7 this year)
We spend a lot on them anyway.
M&D are 80 and 81 this year - they will get a lot more than that.
(Thank you for being M&D - and thank you for being alive this long...)
Why did you even bother OP? It doesn't sound like you love her in the least.
She's 15! A more secure person would have
just explained the damn thing to her.
Did you enjoy getting savings bonds for Christmas when you were younger? Or did you just roll your eyes at grandma?