A Neighbor Got Mad After The Avocados That She Gets For Free Was Given To Other People

by Chelsi

There are times where entitled people will act so high and mighty that they would project all blame towards you. You'll be manipulated to think if you actually made a mistake and if you owe them anything.

Of course, there are a lot of those kinds of people but there are ways to deal with them. If you can, best to ignore them altogether.

A Redditor posted under the subreddit (AITAH) Am I The A**hole about their neighbor barrelling in rage after 'their' avocados were given away to someone else. At first glance you would think that OP would be the automatic a**hole in this situation, I mean why would you give away someone's stuff?

But then OP recounted that they have an orchard of trees that was started by her late grandmother. Since there was a lot of produce, they decided to give it away to whoever wanted free of charge.

This was taken advantage of by the neighbor wherein one of the Avocado trees was in reach from her side and picks from there. One day someone came to OP's house and asked for two baskets of Avocados, which OP thought nothing of and agreed.

The next day their neighbor banged on OP's door loudly. Here's why:

This is the original post under the subreddit

This is the original post under the subreddit
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Avocadon't blame her

Avocadon't blame her
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What a twist.

What a twist.
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Apparently, the neighbor had been using the Avocados she gets for free to sell to a restaurant. She had a deal with that restaurant to be an exclusive supplier for the Avocados.

The person who came with two baskets was the owner's daughter who found out where the neighbor was getting the Avocados. The deal between them was terminated because the person from the restaurant would just come by to get free Avocados from OP's place.

They did offer money in exchange for the fruits but it wasn't the OP and her mother's belief to sell them because of her late grandmother. The neighbor then blamed OP and her mother for the mishap and told them they were her Avocados while calling them names.

OP felt bad because it might've been a big part of the neighbor's income but Redditors still pointed out her entitlement.

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Giving something away for free to this extent is uncommon and some people are having a hard time grasping the concept

Giving something away for free to this extent is uncommon and some people are having a hard time grasping the concept

But when it comes down to it, there are legitimate simple reasons why OP didn't mind giving the produce away for free no matter how much

But when it comes down to it, there are legitimate simple reasons why OP didn't mind giving the produce away for free no matter how much
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It's true that OP and the mom would trade the effort of harvesting and selling to just letting the community benefit from what they have

It's true that OP and the mom would trade the effort of harvesting and selling to just letting the community benefit from what they have

Although it doesn't seem like it, OP is getting a trade whenever they let others pick from their produce

Although it doesn't seem like it, OP is getting a trade whenever they let others pick from their produce
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Also, keyword 'let them'. It's an exchange that OP initiated and in their mind it's not unfair

Also, keyword 'let them'. It's an exchange that OP initiated and in their mind it's not unfair
via: theang

Redditors suggested ways to keep the people who ask for the free produce in check

Redditors suggested ways to keep the people who ask for the free produce in check
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This way there would be less entitlement and prevent OP from being used for their gain

This way there would be less entitlement and prevent OP from being used for their gain

And since OP wouldn't charge for them, an alternative suggestion that would also benefit the community was brought up

And since OP wouldn't charge for them, an alternative suggestion that would also benefit the community was brought up
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Food pantries have also increased in communities and would be another way to help

Food pantries have also increased in communities and would be another way to help

The restaurant can strike a deal to handle the donating aspect to lessen OP's work

The restaurant can strike a deal to handle the donating aspect to lessen OP's work

There were questions why the neighbor planted their own tree if they were so persistent with having a business

There were questions why the neighbor planted their own tree if they were so persistent with having a business
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There are a few obstacles that would extinguish that option

There are a few obstacles that would extinguish that option
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They eliminated the factor of different climates but there are still major factor to consider

They eliminated the factor of different climates but there are still major factor to consider

Like the resources of the neighbor to take care of the tree/s

Like the resources of the neighbor to take care of the tree/s
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How slow do Avocado plants really grow? Well, this long

How slow do Avocado plants really grow? Well, this long

HER Avocados weren't hers to begin with anyway

HER Avocados weren't hers to begin with anyway
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Then maybe she'll have a more stable income rather than relying on OP's orchard

Then maybe she'll have a more stable income rather than relying on OP's orchard

That would shut her up unless she's a complete Karen

That would shut her up unless she's a complete Karen
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Abra Avocadodabra her away and never let her get free produce again

Abra Avocadodabra her away and never let her get free produce again

Her entitlement reeks and OP shouldn't feel like they owe her anything

Her entitlement reeks and OP shouldn't feel like they owe her anything

Here's another subreddit that this post should belong to

Here's another subreddit that this post should belong to

Not much in life would come for free nowadays, especially ones that you could benefit from for a long period. One should think about being grateful if an opportunity comes like it instead of feeling entitled for it.

The neighbor OP had to deal with completely disregarded the fact that the fruits were being given to her for free without complaint. It wasn't hers, to begin with, and unless OP and she had an agreement, it would never be.

Did you think the neighbor went overboard with their reaction? Let us know in the comments.

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