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Old 01-27-2017, 10:06 PM
Location: Phoenix-Valley of the Sun
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My fat ass needs to stop eating out everyday. I tripled my monthly budget for eating out.
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Old 01-27-2017, 11:14 PM
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Originally Posted by brava4 View Post
Yes, there are many variables to this situation. And not many to like. Good luck with your friend and finding a solution.

I just as soon go to a diner and this friend likes more pricey places, like the latest he suggested, a Russian/Uzbekistan place. Although, interesting it is about twice what I care to pay for a meal.
That's a really tough one. I wouldn't know how to approach that ..... expect to be blunt 'I can't afford places like that' and maybe search to find some places that you can both be happy.
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Old 01-29-2017, 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by galaxyhi View Post
When the bill cones, simply tell him, I noticed my entree was $XX, [and the tax {if any}] and a generous tip for my meal would be $XX, so here is my ${TOTAL "XX+ XX"} towards the bill, and DROP IT AT THAT.

If he bulks, simply TELL him you "will no longer subsidize his extravagant meals, and if you want, next time we will ask for separate checks".


Agree. He is very inconsiderate.
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