And another occurrence of "I won't
take no for an answer, and I will
be sneaky about getting you to cooperate". A friend asked me if I wanted to join something similar to fantasy football (which I have no idea what the appeal is), and I gave the standard thanks-anyway-but-no-thanks response. She seemed to accept that. She asked my opinion for her "team", and since I had a very limited knowledge I didn't have much of an opinion.
A while later, she was dropping hints about how fun it would be. When I said, "I'm not doing it, but I'd be interested to know how it turns out.", I got an email invitation from her not a full minute later, which is about when I realized that my "no" was interpreted as "keep asking me, and I'll do it". I repeated myself, and she said she understood.
Just now, she said she entered her mother, and said, "Now you must help me to select her crew, please." (Um...I must?!
What part of "NO" don't you understand?
) and she rattled off a bunch of names. I picked up my jaw, counted to ten, and asked why her mother doesn't select her own crew. Turns out her mother is sleeping, and doesn't know she entered her. I finally told her that it really doesn't grab me, and I anticipate a few more "requests" before she finally gets
It just bugs the living ehell out of me when I make a choice, and people try to circumvent it.