Free Violin Smashed: A Battle of Responsibility and Replacement🎻💔

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Diply | Diply

Meet our 22-year-old violinist, who's been mastering the strings for two years now. Money is tight, so when a close friend upgraded their instrument, they decided to pass their old violin on to her for free. But when she came home for the holidays, a disastrous encounter with her impatient 12-year-old stepbrother led to her beloved violin being smashed to pieces. Now, she's demanding a replacement, but her parents aren't so keen. Let's dive into this symphony of conflict.🎻💔

A Gifted Violin and a Frugal Lifestyle🎻💸

throwtheviolin | throwtheviolin

Home for the Holidays, Cue the Drama🏠🎄

throwtheviolin | throwtheviolin

An Unexpected Interest and a Promised Supervision🎻👀

throwtheviolin | throwtheviolin

A Broken Lock and a Shattered Violin🔓💔

throwtheviolin | throwtheviolin

The Tantrum and the Aftermath😡🎻

throwtheviolin | throwtheviolin

A Demand for Replacement and a Refusal💔💸

throwtheviolin | throwtheviolin

The Argument: Value vs Cost🎻💸

throwtheviolin | throwtheviolin

The Dilemma: To Push or Not to Push?🤔

throwtheviolin | throwtheviolin

A Symphony of Conflict: The Battle Over a Broken Violin🎻💔

In a household filled with tension, a gifted violin becomes the center of a family feud. Our 22-year-old violinist, who received the instrument for free, is left heartbroken when her stepbrother smashes it in a fit of rage. She's demanding a replacement, arguing that the value of the violin, not its original cost, should be considered. But her parents, who aren't financially struggling, refuse to replace it, arguing that they should only reimburse what she paid for it - which was nothing. As this melodrama unfolds, we're left wondering - who's in the right? Let's see what the internet has to say about this situation...🎻💔

NTA. They owe you a violin of equivalent value. 🎻💔

Sweeper1985 | Sweeper1985

NTA. Demanding a replacement for a smashed violin. 🎻

shadynasty____ | shadynasty____

NTA, your Mum gave unsupervised access to your personal property. 👏🏻 If it was a landlord and stranger, it'd be straight to compensation or legal action. 💯

SMthegamer | SMthegamer

NTA for wanting a replacement. It's on them for breaking it. 🚩

thatdutchstonerguy | thatdutchstonerguy

NTA: Family drama and therapy needs. Lord knows he does.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Music teacher suggests parents make brother pay for broken violin

musicteacher45 | musicteacher45

NTA- They owe you a replacement 🎻. Disappointed with lack of support 😔

smegaz | smegaz

NTA. Your parents are responsible for the property damage. 👍

Animagmus | Animagmus

Fairness prevails: Break it, fix it! NTA takes responsibility. 👏

phantom_67 | phantom_67

Parents wrong, NTA, they owe you a replacement, make stepbrother pay 💸

poeadam | poeadam

NTA: Petty revenge thoughts on stepbrother's expensive gaming PC💔

aita_boomer | aita_boomer

Replace it! It's not about getting it for free!

Relentless_ | Relentless_

NTA. Your property, your mother's responsibility. Ask for replacement.

xcayendo | xcayendo

Engaging comment: NTA, demand mom's jewelry, highlight hypocrisy. 💎

RioKye | RioKye

NTA - Suggests selling stepbrother's gift to cover violin replacement 🤔

onawingandaswear | onawingandaswear

NTA. Replace the violin, don't just reimburse. Seriously, WTF?! 😱

ColeDelRio | ColeDelRio

Parents should replace your violin at their cost. 💔

[deleted] | [deleted]

NTA. Demand a replacement for your smashed violin, don't back down.

Mysterious-System680 | Mysterious-System680

NTA. They should replace the thing they deprived you of🙏

Nehault | Nehault

Sibling rivalry escalates: NTA takes revenge, confiscates valuable gaming console💔

patchiboldjones12 | patchiboldjones12

Parents broke it, they should replace it. Secondhand violins are valuable! 🎻💔

music4life1121 | music4life1121

Demanding replacement for smashed violin, parents lack respect for belongings

Final_Commission4160 | Final_Commission4160

NTA, hope you get a new violin! Music heals 🎹💔

laurakershaw | laurakershaw

NTA: Your parents owe you a new violin, no question💔

falalalalaw | falalalalaw

NTA: Court says they owe you an equal replacement. 💸

Just-Here-to-Judge | Just-Here-to-Judge

🎻 NTA. Pay for what you break, not its value. Parents suck

Kakiston | Kakiston

Affordable options for a replacement violin, NTA (Not the a**hole)

wickedcucumber | wickedcucumber

NTA- Court would replace gifted violin, not elite top end one🤷‍♀️

[deleted] | [deleted]

NTA: Shouldn't they replace the violin? 🎻

Kjeldoriann | Kjeldoriann

Family heirloom sold: Battle over responsibility and entitlement. 💎

AsuranB | AsuranB

NTA: Parenting style may lead to trouble 🚩

bizianka | bizianka

NTA. They owe you a replacement for the smashed violin! 🎻

saveyboy | saveyboy

Outrage over broken violin: Who should pay for the damage?

lizzieaddamstookanax | lizzieaddamstookanax

OP's parents are unreasonable, raising a monster 😱

Marvel-Fan2 | Marvel-Fan2

Insurance won't cover it, parents should replace it. Change locks!

WandersongWright | WandersongWright

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