if you secretly did something nice for someone....

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by klf73, May 13, 2010.

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  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    If you did something nice for someone, and they asked if you did it, would you tell? or would you lie?
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I am big on honesty, so if asked, I would tell.
     
  3. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    I'd probably tell the truth. [​IMG]
     
  4. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    Been there, changed the subject.
    "Why do you ask?" is always a good lead-away. The answer usually has an 'out' built into it....
     
  5. ducks4you

    ducks4you Songster

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    I would tell ONLY if it wouldn't hurt the person who asked. People think that you are breaking some kind of Biblical law if you "lie" about ANYTHING!! Almost always, people should be honest. You don't have to answer questions if you don't wish to (discounting being questioned by an officer, or in court.) Sometimes you do harm when honest, and you wish you had kept your mouth shut. If you gauge it by asking yourself if YOU would be hurt if the same thing happened to you, you will know the difference.
     
  6. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Crowing

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    I wouldn't lie, as I think lying is wrong. I think Wegotchickens has a great idea to deflect the person's attention, if you want to keep the secret. Otherwise, I would tell the truth.
     
  7. kelseygirl707

    kelseygirl707 Dances with Chickens

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    I'd tell the truth, because it's obvious when I lie, I smile, and can't hold a straight face [​IMG]
     
  8. lovesduckies

    lovesduckies Bedroom Farm Inc.

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    Quote:hahaha i am the same way
     
  9. hoosier

    hoosier Songster

    I once gave someone a Christmas card containing money. We were in the local library where he was an employee. I said I had been directed to give it to him. When he started questioning me, I told him I was certain the donor wanted to remain anonymous or they would have handled it differently.
     
  10. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    Honesty is the best policy.....
     

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