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Woman furious after old friend texts her out of the blue asking to borrow money

Rhiannon Ingle

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Woman furious after old friend texts her out of the blue asking to borrow money

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One woman has been left absolutely fuming after an old friend texted her out of the blue asking for a pretty big favour.

The woman and her mate hadn't chatted in almost a year, yet the friend deemed it totally fine to reach out asking to borrow some money.

The whole thing started off with the greeting I'm sure we're all too familiar with: "Hey hun..."

She wasn't very happy when her friend got in touch out of the blue (stock image). Credit: iStock / Getty Images Plus
She wasn't very happy when her friend got in touch out of the blue (stock image). Credit: iStock / Getty Images Plus
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According to screenshots of the exchanges posted by the woman to Facebook, the friend casually started off the interaction with: "Hey hun I couldn’t possibly ask for a money favour till Tuesday?"

No sign of some courteous small talk and chit-chat could be found.

Clearly miffed by the brazen request, the woman replied: "No. You haven’t spoken to me in almost a year and now you want to borrow money?"

One woman was fuming after her friend asked to borrow money after nearly a year of not talking. Credit: Facebook
One woman was fuming after her friend asked to borrow money after nearly a year of not talking. Credit: Facebook
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The friend explained she needed the money due to health reasons, claiming she had suffered partial vision loss due to a chronic condition.

"I’m sorry I just really needed something that’s important," she penned. "I wouldn’t want to ask.

"For those five months, I was in hospital for my vision and I couldn’t see anything. Now I only have a quarter of my vision in my left eye."

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She then took it that one step further and told the woman: "You should be thankful you have your vision."

Replying to the bizarre statement, the woman clarified: "I am thankful I have my vision.

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"Good for you, you don’t realise how hard it is," the friend hit back.

Sticking to her guns, the woman reiterated: "But I’m still not lending you money.

"Besides I don’t have money to lend out."

Credit: Facebook
Credit: Facebook
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Shockingly carrying on with the sass, the woman responded: "Fine well I’m not going to waste my last bit of data then. I have no credit as it is okay hun."

Clearly unbothered by the woman's attempts to 'guilt-trip' her, the woman text back with a simple yet effective: "Ok bye."

This was when things clearly took a turn with the friend slamming the woman for being 'so rude'.

"You wouldn’t last a day in my shoes," she went on. "Sorry my life isn’t perfect and I didn’t contact you, but I barely contacted anyone when I was in a mental state and had no vision."

Defending herself, the woman then struck back: "I'm rude? You haven’t spoken to me since last December then you message me out of the blue not even asking how I’m doing or anything like that — and just straight up asked to borrow money.

"I get you have problems with health but that doesn’t make it OK."

What would you do in the situation? Credit: Facebook
What would you do in the situation? Credit: Facebook

The friend then claimed she was going to ask how the woman was doing, adding: "I have a lot of problems, neurological problems, auto-immune problems, now I've got functional neurological disorder."

"Okay well I’m sorry to hear that," the woman sympathised. "But unfortunately I don’t have money to lend."

The whole thing finally came to an end when the friend resolved: "It’s all good I was just stating my life is not easy. I had perfect vision one day and woke up with no vision."

What would you do in that situation?

Topics: Money, Real Life

Rhiannon Ingle
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