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#1 Hum

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 15:28

Bizarre media buzz of the week: according to reports, a growing number of pregnant women in the US are selling positive pregnancy tests on Craigslist for around $25 a piece.

Rationale for someone buying? Some ads suggests using the positive tests to nudge a longtime boyfriend into finally popping the question. Others suggest a prank on your parents, or even asking for abortion money and splurging on a vacation. :huh:

"I will provide you with 1(one) positive pregnancy test with NO QUESTIONS ASKED. Taken same day," writes one woman from Florida. "It isn't my business what you choose to use it for!"

"I will not take any responsibility for the test after it has been sold nor will I assume any obligations for the test after it has been sold," writes another women from Toledo, Ohio, who is selling her positive tests for $10. "What you do with the test is your business. I do reserve the right not deny any requests."

According to media reports, the ads have been appearing in Chicago, New York, Houston, and other cities, with some being flagged for removal by Craigslist.

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#2 Rohdekill

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 15:31

First thing I would do is hand her a new test device and say "prove it".



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 15:37

I've not had the scare, but if a girl did the test not in front of me, agreed with the above.



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 15:40

Rationale for someone buying? Some ads suggests using the positive tests to nudge a longtime boyfriend into finally popping the question.

Hahahaha yeah what a great way to start a marriage...with a massive lie.

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 15:42

Some people will do anything for a buck.



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 15:43

Hahahaha yeah what a great way to start a marriage...with a massive lie.

 

If they're that desperate to get married, why don't they get an engagement ring themselves and pop the question? 

 

Stupid people. 



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 15:46

Some people will do anything for a buck.

you arent faulting the seller here are you?  I mean.. if you could sell rocks from your backyard to some idiot wouldnt you? 



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 15:53

I'd just remote desktop into her and make sure it was mine.



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 16:03

This is probably why my mate has so many kids that he has never seen...

He still pays for them though :laugh:



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 16:05

Would make the woman take another test with me in the room.



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 16:06

Obviously this is wrong on so many levels, but damn, I am surprised at these callous responses. I'd be so insulted if I were pregnant and my partner was all "no, I don't believe you, pee on a stick in front of me". Forget that, he can move out of my house and I'll get all the child support I legally can. That would be hard enough to go through without being accused of being a liar by the person who supposedly loves me. Ugh.



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 16:08

This sounds like something a woman should get some jail time for.

 

A very nasty manipulation -- even extortion.



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 16:09

you arent faulting the seller here are you?  I mean.. if you could sell rocks from your backyard to some idiot wouldnt you? 

No. I know some would but I wouldn't. I believe it's wrong.



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 16:22

Obviously this is wrong on so many levels, but damn, I am surprised at these callous responses. I'd be so insulted if I were pregnant and my partner was all "no, I don't believe you, pee on a stick in front of me". Forget that, he can move out of my house and I'll get all the child support I legally can. That would be hard enough to go through without being accused of being a liar by the person who supposedly loves me. Ugh.

 

You need to realize this is a big decision and something life changing. If the person your with isnt trust worthy I can definitely see doing this. Dont be greedy and be wanting child support without the guy even having a chance to be dad.



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 18:02

Obviously this is wrong on so many levels, but damn, I am surprised at these callous responses. I'd be so insulted if I were pregnant and my partner was all "no, I don't believe you, pee on a stick in front of me". Forget that, he can move out of my house and I'll get all the child support I legally can. That would be hard enough to go through without being accused of being a liar by the person who supposedly loves me. Ugh.

 

It would be completely wrong for the female to perform the test without his knowledge that it is about to take place.  In a caring, trusting relationship it is only appropriate that such life altering adventures be taken together by talking, buying the test, and he there by your side to view the results. If you feel the need to take the test behind his back, one or both of you are in the wrong relationship and should have kept your pants on to begin with.

 

That said, your scenario more than likely would result in you proving it is his, anyway.  In most cases, a DNA test is required  before child support is granted if the man has even the slightest doubt.