Girl Crushes Friend's Pet Praying Mantis 😱 Was She Right to Refuse Paying for It?

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Imagine having a deep-rooted fear of bugs, only to find yourself in a situation where your friends decide to prank you with one. That's exactly what happened to a 13-year-old girl who was invited to a sleepover with her friends. Little did she know, her friends would exploit her fear of bugs, leading to an unfortunate turn of events. 😱🕷️

A Terrifying Past with Bugs 🪳

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Sleepover Turns Sour 😟

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Revealing Her Fear 🙈

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The Cruel Prank 😈

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The Unfortunate Accident 😢

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Panic Attack Ensues 😭

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The Demand for Payment 💸

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The Blame Game 😠

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Seeking Validation 🙏

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Update: The Mantis's Color 🌸

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Mom's Advice 🤔

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The Reputation of Her Friends 🚩

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A Lesson Learned 💔

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To Pay or Not to Pay: The Mantis Dilemma 🤷‍♀️

After a cruel prank goes wrong, our bug-fearing protagonist finds herself in a moral dilemma. Her friends, Cassidy and Mia, placed Cassidy's pet praying mantis on her leg, leading to accidental crushing. Now, Cassidy is demanding $100 for a replacement mantis, but the girl refuses to pay, stating it's not her fault. Should she give in to her friends' demands, or stand her ground? Let's see what the internet thinks of this sticky situation... 🕵️‍♀️

NTA for refusing to pay for pet praying mantis. Friends are bullies 👎

Ryzaerian | Ryzaerian

NTA offers to pay for therapy after friend's cruel prank 😱

andagainandagain- | andagainandagain-

NTA for refusing to pay for friend's pet mantis after cruel prank 👍

Sweeper1985 | Sweeper1985

Friend's prank kills pet praying mantis, commenter says NTA for refusing to pay

randa_panda | randa_panda

NTA, $100 for a mantis is outrageous. Owner was at fault.

Poopsie66 | Poopsie66

Commenter defends OP and questions friend's actions. 🤔

lightwoodorchestra | lightwoodorchestra

Commenter defends pet mantises and criticizes friends' behavior.

tinyahjumma | tinyahjumma

NTA. Irresponsible friend put pet praying mantis on phobic friend.

i-Ake | i-Ake

Don't let anyone tell you otherwise, NTA. Pranks should never be cruel 😡

penleyhenley | penleyhenley

NTA. Commenter smacked pet mantis put on them without consent. Replies agree.

FactBearsEatBeetss | FactBearsEatBeetss

NTA for not paying for a cheap praying mantis 🤷‍♀️, friends are TA 👎

SaveTheSquirtles | SaveTheSquirtles

Child's cruel prank on pet praying mantis, commenter says NTA 👍

mekta_satak_oz | mekta_satak_oz

Prank gone wrong, friend demands payment for crushed mantis. NTA 👍

[deleted] | [deleted]

Exploiting someone's phobia is not a prank 😡. Friends don't do that.

OneLuckyLucario | OneLuckyLucario

Don't pay for your friend's mean prank. NTA 👍

BriaKhalifa | BriaKhalifa

NTA stands up to bullies and exposes scammers in comments 😊

music_lover273 | music_lover273

Heartfelt comment mourns crushed praying mantis 🥺

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Friend's prank put pet in danger, NTA for refusing payment 👍

kezzarla | kezzarla

Standing up to toxic friends: NTA wins the day 💯

GothPenguin | GothPenguin

Friend's pet mantis crushed during prank, commenter says NTA.

strawberriesnail | strawberriesnail

Pet praying mantis crushed, friend demands $100. NTA refuses.

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Bug squashed, blame game on. NTA wins.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Don't pay for a pet bug you accidentally killed! 😒 #NTA

DaiZzedandConFuZed | DaiZzedandConFuZed

Free praying mantises make friend's $100 demand ridiculous. NTA.

bondsmith23 | bondsmith23

Don't take the blame for your friend's pet tragedy! 🙌

TheRealArrowSlit | TheRealArrowSlit

Spiteful yet hilarious suggestion for a pet rock replacement. 😂

dlogos13 | dlogos13

NTA for refusing to pay for pet praying mantis 🥰

steamworksandmagic | steamworksandmagic

Exploiting someone's fears for a prank is emotional abuse 🚨

abrokendefinition | abrokendefinition

Don't pay a penny. Find better friends 👍

chaoticbards | chaoticbards

Self-defense or not, killing a pet is never easy 😔

Trivieum88 | Trivieum88

Standing up for yourself and seeking support from parents 👍

Rogues_Gambit | Rogues_Gambit

Pranking gone wrong, NTA refuses to pay for mantis death. 😕

authorsage | authorsage

NTA, the comment provides practical advice for a tough situation.

Befub14435 | Befub14435

Relatable comment with a sigh of relief 🙌

charstella | charstella

Friend pulls a cruel prank, gets mad when it backfires 🤷‍♀️

YuleNevaKnow | YuleNevaKnow

Stupid game, stupid prize. NTA for crushing praying mantis 😱

CanDanMaam | CanDanMaam

Standing up for what's right 👊

gostosaatleta | gostosaatleta

Childhood trauma leads to justified insecticide. NTA.

Improvement_Equal | Improvement_Equal

Bug lover stands up for herself and her pet 🐛

halobatz | halobatz

Slapping a bug: NTA's instinct strikes again 🐛

Krobus7 | Krobus7

Roommate ignored warning, dog killed cat. Friends knew risks, NTA.

bluecarnallove | bluecarnallove

Empathetic commenter supports person with phobia, advises against payment. ❤️

takingthescenicroute | takingthescenicroute

Generous offer for pet replacement 🙌🏼

luckydidi18 | luckydidi18

Free mantis outside, NTA for not paying. 👍

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Free praying mantises outside, NTA refuses to pay for it 👍

Hirudin | Hirudin

Who knew a praying mantis could be worth $100? 😱 NTA.

WhiskTheCouch | WhiskTheCouch

Don't pay a cent for a friend's pet mantis death. NTA 😊

kb-kb | kb-kb

Friend's $100 pet praying mantis crushed, NTA for not paying.

TheJavamancer | TheJavamancer

NTA, find better friends. $100 for a praying mantis is outrageous. 🙅

WallBreakerIV | WallBreakerIV

Commenter believes crushing praying mantis doesn't make her an a**hole

tcsweetgurl | tcsweetgurl

Friend's pet praying mantis crushed 😱 NTA not at fault.

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👍 Refusing to pay for crushed praying mantis, NTA wins.

rawsugar87 | rawsugar87

Friend puts pet praying mantis on OP, refuses to pay. NTA.

MorgainofAvalon | MorgainofAvalon

A cheap way to find out who your friends really are 😏

godzilla619 | godzilla619

Teenager's friend crushes her pet mantis, commenter says NTA.

Fatal_S | Fatal_S

Refusing to pay for a pet praying mantis? NTA, double asshats 🙄

PaganMastery | PaganMastery

Phobia of bugs, NTA for not paying, justified to leave 😱

Yonjuuni | Yonjuuni

Friend disregarded fear, NTA for refusing to pay for mantis 🦗

Swiftbitches | Swiftbitches

Trust your gut feelings, ignore them. You're better off. 👍

lesmcqueenlover | lesmcqueenlover

Empathetic commenter supports OP's decision and offers helpful information.

ViviWannabe | ViviWannabe

NTA, friend's pet in danger, parents need to handle it 👍

Hey-Kristine-Kay | Hey-Kristine-Kay

Friend's pet praying mantis killed, NTA Cassidy wants money and replacement.

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NTA for not paying to replace pet mantis. Bad ownership.

angelmr2 | angelmr2

True friends don't use your phobias against you 👍

fr33zy_pop | fr33zy_pop

NTA 🙅‍♀️, don't take the blame for someone else's mistake.

Fluid_Membership150 | Fluid_Membership150

Phobia-triggered prank backfires, NTA. Need better friends 👍

YdoUNeed2No | YdoUNeed2No

Bug-phobic girl not responsible for friend's squished mantis 🐛

meekers09 | meekers09

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