It's the final countdown

By Anonymous - 08/06/2011 04:35 - United States

Today, I found out my mom has notebooks with lists of everything she has bought for me ever since I was born. Apparently she is going to make me pay her back for all the money she spent on me once I'm an adult. FML
I agree, your life sucks 56 474
You deserved it 3 861

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I hope you kept your receipts for macaroni necklace and chores around the house. If not you'll be audited

Pay her back in pennies.

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Caring would mean that OP's mother wouldn't be counting up all the money she spent on OP.

You should burn/shred the notebooks!!

Mothers actually expect it back. they just aren't as direct as OP's one

what a lovely mother

23, my mother isn't like that. Way to stereotype you jerk.

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explain how she is going to "make" you pay her back. you have no legal obligation.

Don't forget labour charges, I've heard they cost a lot.

How is that caring? Tell your bitch of a mother that you did pay her back by her getting a nice fat check every tax year.

Explain to her that as a parent, it was her JOB or RESPONSIBILITY to buy you things, and that she can expect you to spend just as much and be just as loving with your child. However, you will not be making any effort to pay back your mother for meeting the requirements of a parent.

its sarcasm, if you wanna troll, make sure you know the basics of language

My mom makes it seem like she wants it all back, but I think she's joking. I least I hope she is.

have any of you ever heard of sarcasm?

23-I happen to be a mother and would never tell my son to pay me back for anything. If he borrows money from me after he's an adult, I may consider asking for it back if I needed the money also. But paying for everything for your kid is part of your parental responsibilities. Whether you can get them all that they want or can only afford all that they need, you should be the one to pay for it and only you. (the parent)

Tell her not to buy you anything anymore what an abusive BITCH!!! So save up and when your 18 get your own apartment but move out while she's at work so you don't have any trouble

Unfortunately, she may have been planning to rely on her mother through college. As a matter of fact, I'm sure the mother has at least some threat she's using to get what she wants.

41, exactly my thoughts.i never heard of a mother doing this and if 23 thinks that all mothers expect reimbursement then I would hate for my mom to be one of them.

#123 very well put, and I agree with you %100

Better start saving up!

Don't want to be in debt to your mother.

OR RUN AWAY!!!!!!!!!

tell her you'll pay her back by taking care of her into old age. and it will involve many of the same things.

I was going to say, if you ever become wealthy OP, pay her back. Not with money of course, but take those notebooks, and buy her everything she bought you. Diapers, bottles, clothes, video games, etc. Leave them all over her house. She can't complain then.

There's only one way around it. Disappear out of her life once you turn 18 and move to another country! :D

just tell her that you didn't ask to be born so fuck off.

Just ask your grandma to produce a similar book on your mom.

Wait wait OP, your mother has also forgot a few more parts that you have to pay her back.. All the hours that added up to years that she took care of you, she could have gotten a job..so basically in her mind you owe her millions of dollars.. I feel strongly bad for you and suggest you to explain to her that you will pay her .000001% of what you 'owe' her to go to a therapist or some parenting classes

you don't have to pay her back, you have the law on your side

That's a good plan 108

Pay her back in pennies, you can leave a little out because I doubt she'll count them.

lol damn, that's gonna be expensive. hopefully she doesn't want it all at once.

I'm with you on that I hope she lets you make payments

i wouldn't pay. it was her choice to get a baby, so it's her responsability to take care of you. she has no legal ground to stand on either.

I agree with 24. just don't pay. you didn't sign anything when you were born, you also had no decision on the matter. therefore, you don't have to pay.

I would suggest moving out when you get a chance, taking out a loan and making sure you have your own money and bank account that she has no access to.

Yea, legally she can't do anything. She's required to pay for your living expenses and all that. So now you can ask her for expensive stuff and just tell her to add it to "your tab" since she thinks you're gonna pay her back.

146, and then at the end of it all once you've "racked up your bill" and she's asks you to tart giving payments.. Just laugh and walk away, there's nothing so can do lol:p

I hope you kept your receipts for macaroni necklace and chores around the house. If not you'll be audited

O_o wow, she's nice...

haha I love your picture!

This is a great idea. I'm going to do it with my kids...stop them being spoiled little fuckers :D

And your kids will subsequently hate you if you go through with it.

once your an adult and she says "you owe me this much" be like 'no thanks but thanks for the offer'

thanks mom...I love you too..FYL OP.

That is one messed up parent....

parent, darling*

Pay her back in pennies.

No because pennies aren't legal tender....hurrrr everyone knows that.

Uh, in the US they are - we paid in pennies several times when we visited the US last year, we got them in change and they were accepted (unhappily, but they took them) when we made small purchases.

47, are you fucking retarded? If it wasn't legal, why is the government still making pennies? Get your facts straight buddy!!

I was thinking the same thing. Ten years from now Today my son paid me back for everything I brought for him when he was a kid in pennies.

I think it is safe to assume here that nobody reads yahoo news.

The US Coinage Act of 1965, which has not yet been superseded by a new coinage act, made ALL US coins (which includes pennies) legal tender. Individual businesses may specify HOW they wish to accept payment- which is how McDonalds and other places can refuse a $100 bill- but that doesn't render the penny as non-legal tender. Further when a debt is agreed upon, such as a car loan, the business must provide you, up front, with their expected payment options- such as refusing to accept pennies, cash, personal checks, etc. Failure to do so could result in the debt being stricken if they refuse to accept legal tender.

I love when people take the time to look this stuff up xD

41/75 - that means pennies ARE legal.

no loveMM you are 12... get off fml and turn pokemon back on.

*are you.. not you are

wow you people are fucking retarded, you all must not know what sarcasm is; I'm pretty sure #47 was using it.

Dumbasses here wouldn't know sarcasm if it was flashing in big ass multicolor lights on their front lawn.

128 How are you so stupid? My age is on my profile dipshit...

that have been urinated on*

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