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Re: Fuzzy Math - Personal Finances In The Frum World
« Reply #180 on: April 29, 2021, 02:00:30 PM »
"Ummm... I see you have a sizable surplus. Can you spare any maaser for me?"

 ;)

Did you know I have a brother with 6 children who earns below the poverty line? And a first cousin with a family of 10 who was evicted last year for not being able to afford rent? Well, if I don't give them why would I give you?

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Re: Fuzzy Math - Personal Finances In The Frum World
« Reply #181 on: April 29, 2021, 02:04:00 PM »
Did you know I have a brother with 6 children who earns below the poverty line? And a first cousin with a family of 10 who was evicted last year for not being able to afford rent? Well, if I don't give them why would I give you?

Ouch.
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Re: Fuzzy Math - Personal Finances In The Frum World
« Reply #182 on: April 29, 2021, 02:07:10 PM »
For every 10 likes you get, he wants 1
Disappear, get sick, post updates = hundreds of likes.  :)
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Re: Fuzzy Math - Personal Finances In The Frum World
« Reply #183 on: April 29, 2021, 02:09:00 PM »
Did you know I have a brother with 6 children who earns below the poverty line? And a first cousin with a family of 10 who was evicted last year for not being able to afford rent? Well, if I don't give them why would I give you?
So give them! ( If you can obviously)

Charity starts at home.   Most of my charity goes to close family. They don't want to take from me so i send it through a third party.  They don't know it comes from me.

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Re: Fuzzy Math - Personal Finances In The Frum World
« Reply #184 on: April 29, 2021, 02:09:55 PM »
Disappear, get sick, post updates = hundreds of likes.  :)
Is that the UPS method?
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Re: Fuzzy Math - Personal Finances In The Frum World
« Reply #185 on: April 29, 2021, 03:22:01 PM »
Disappear, get sick, post updates = hundreds of likes.  :)
Is that the UPS method?

Almost fits

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Re: Fuzzy Math - Personal Finances In The Frum World
« Reply #186 on: April 29, 2021, 03:30:14 PM »
So give them! ( If you can obviously)

Charity starts at home.   Most of my charity goes to close family. They don't want to take from me so i send it through a third party.  They don't know it comes from me.
It is not always helpful over the long term
Feelings don't care about your facts

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Re: Fuzzy Math - Personal Finances In The Frum World
« Reply #187 on: April 29, 2021, 03:32:32 PM »
So give them! ( If you can obviously)
It is not always helpful over the long term

If the original post was serious, I'm sure there are reasons for it. It was just worded a bit... harsh.
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Re: Fuzzy Math - Personal Finances In The Frum World
« Reply #188 on: April 29, 2021, 03:42:20 PM »
It is not always helpful over the long term
I agree. it's not a situation that I'm enabling. Hardships are due to current unfortunate health circumstances.
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Re: Fuzzy Math - Personal Finances In The Frum World
« Reply #189 on: April 29, 2021, 03:52:12 PM »
It is not always helpful over the long term

Which is why it is healthy that it is done without them knowing where it's coming from. Less of a chance of it being expected.
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Re: Fuzzy Math - Personal Finances In The Frum World
« Reply #190 on: April 29, 2021, 04:06:27 PM »
So give them! ( If you can obviously)

Charity starts at home.   Most of my charity goes to close family. They don't want to take from me so i send it through a third party.  They don't know it comes from me.
He's just playing along with the conversation @YitzyS started. He's not being serious.

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Re: Fuzzy Math - Personal Finances In The Frum World
« Reply #191 on: April 29, 2021, 04:47:25 PM »
Which is why it is healthy that it is done without them knowing where it's coming from. Less of a chance of it being expected.
Feelings don't care about your facts

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Re: Fuzzy Math - Personal Finances In The Frum World
« Reply #192 on: April 29, 2021, 07:55:02 PM »
He's just playing along with the conversation @YitzyS started. He's not being serious.

Thanks for sticking up for me. Its a pretty famous joke about a tzedaka collector, sorry, I thought most peopke would recognize it