SIL DESTROYS Pricey Gift & REFUSES to Pay! Family in Uproar! 😠💸

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🎄 Ho ho ho, gather 'round for a tale of Christmas chaos! 😱 Every year, my hubby and I entrust our online Christmas gift deliveries to my sister-in-law's (SIL) house to keep our snoopy kids from ruining the surprises. 🕵️‍♂️ But this year, things took a wild turn when we discovered our kids' big gift - an Oculus Quest 2 - smashed to bits! 🔨 Who's to blame? Is it the mischievous 13-year-old daughter or the SIL herself? 🤔 Brace yourselves for a rollercoaster ride of family drama, finger-pointing, and a Christmas showdown like no other! 🎢🍿

🎄 The Annual Christmas Gift Shipping Tradition 📦

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🤔 SIL's Spotless Track Record... Until Now 😱

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🙏 The Usual Request: Can We Ship It to You? 🚚

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🕵️‍♂️ Sneaky Oldest Kid Prompts Extra Precaution 🔍

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👨‍💻 Hubby's Secret Setup Mission 🎮

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📩 The Dreaded Text Message 😨

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🔨 The Shocking Sight: Smashed to Bits! 😱

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🤨 Confronting the Accused: What Do You Have to Say? 🗣️

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😂 Plot Twist: Mom's the Culprit! 🙀

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🚪 Heather's Dramatic Exit 💨

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💸 Time to Pay Up, SIL! 💰

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😤 SIL's Defiant Refusal 🙅‍♀️

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🤬 Hubby Loses His Cool 😡

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🎄 The Grinch Who Stole Christmas? 🤔

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🎄 The Case of the Smashed Oculus: Who's to Blame? 🕵️‍♂️

In this jaw-dropping Christmas tale, a family's trust is shattered when their kids' big gift - an Oculus Quest 2 - is found smashed to bits at the sister-in-law's house! 😱🔨 The SIL points the finger at her 13-year-old daughter, but the teen fires back with a shocking accusation: it was the mom who broke it! 🙀 Tempers flare as the parents demand payment for the destroyed gift, but the SIL refuses to cough up the cash. 💸🙅‍♀️ With Christmas just around the corner, this family feud is heating up faster than chestnuts roasting on an open fire! 🔥🌰 Let's see what the internet has to say about this yuletide drama! 🎄💬

Curious if the broken gift was really an accident 🤔

Feeling-Pirate1936 | Feeling-Pirate1936

SIL ruins gift, refuses to pay. NTA, check on Heather 😞

sayonara-sam | sayonara-sam

SIL destroys gift & refuses to pay. NTA seeks justice. 💯

ThatOneGrayCat | ThatOneGrayCat

Jealous sister-in-law breaks gift, NTA sues and sets gift rules 👏

cmonmaan | cmonmaan

User suggests ESH and advises to parent children better.

stink3rbelle | stink3rbelle

Teach kids to respect privacy and SIL is an a**hole 👎

Inevitable_Stomach_9 | Inevitable_Stomach_9

SIL should not have broken gift but ESH for situation. 🤷‍♂️

dinamcray | dinamcray

Parenting advice sparks defensive response from commenter. 🤔

Lizzyrules | Lizzyrules

NTA commenter suggests gift wrapping service for next year 🎁

kitkat122713 | kitkat122713

Mother blames daughter for SIL's destructive behavior. NTA suggests solutions.

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Teaching kids not to open packages: YTA or NTA?

spiderwoman65 | spiderwoman65

ESH. SIL is wrong, but OP should set boundaries for kids.

Brianblaz | Brianblaz

Fair is fair, if you break it, you buy it! 👍

furriosity | furriosity

Irresponsible parenting led to entitled behavior and destroyed gift. ESH.

littleln | littleln

SIL not obligated to pay for accidental damage, YBTA. 🤷‍♂️

Hillman314 | Hillman314

Seeking validation on AITA, better suited for r/relationships. 🙂

FreddieTheDoggie | FreddieTheDoggie

Gift destroyed due to SIL's snooping - NTA

aquasaurex | aquasaurex

Poorly behaved kids and entitled SIL cause chaos. ESH. 😑

Razzmatazz_Intrepid | Razzmatazz_Intrepid

Protect your purchases with credit card damage protection! 👍

ObviousDuh | ObviousDuh

Accepting responsibility means paying for the damaged item. NTA 👍

[deleted] | [deleted]

Broken gift, free service, income disparity - everyone's at fault 👀

_echo | _echo

Deja vu? Accusations of jealousy in ruined gift debacle. 🤔

thekiwionee | thekiwionee

Suggestion to avoid gift damage and potential theft. NTA.

azulweber | azulweber

Red flags everywhere. SIL was wrong, but so were you.

AliManny | AliManny

SIL takes responsibility but family demands full refund without explanation. ESH 😠

MrKccP | MrKccP

NTA for expecting SIL to pay for the pricey gift 💰

ProudBoomer | ProudBoomer

Be firm but polite: reiterate deadline and legal consequences 💰⚖️

[deleted] | [deleted]

Storage facility not liable. Demanding payment from SIL is unfair. ESH 😒

Throwaway196527 | Throwaway196527

Confusion over gift's placement leads to everyone sucking here. 🤷‍♂️

ohjuuuustducky | ohjuuuustducky

NTA. SIL broke gift, lied, and refused to replace it 💯. Cut her off.

vapebitch87 | vapebitch87

Teaching kids not to open others' packages is important 🙌

jasminejohnson41 | jasminejohnson41

Respect boundaries: a lesson for both SIL and OP 🙌

RandomWordGenerated | RandomWordGenerated

SIL wrecks gift, family outraged. NTA holds her accountable. 😠

send-your_nudes | send-your_nudes

Parenting advice and work-life balance critique. 🤔

Bennemans1984 | Bennemans1984

Smart solution to avoid future conflicts with roommates/SIL. NTA.

Aicatalia | Aicatalia

SIL destroys gift & refuses to pay, but who's at fault?

glass_star | glass_star

Take sister to court for property damage, screenshot proof 🔍💸

Substantial-Fee5845 | Substantial-Fee5845

Snoopy sister learns her lesson after NTA mom returns item 🕵️‍♀️

Kellyjb72 | Kellyjb72

Questioning the sudden change in behavior 👀

Sawwahbear5 | Sawwahbear5

SIL not paying for destroyed gift - ESH to blame 🤷‍♂️

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Concerned commenter warns against giving Oculus Quest 2 to kids 😱

Lyssris | Lyssris

ESH for relying on SIL to handle packages. Teach kids boundaries.

SnooHedgehogs9856 | SnooHedgehogs9856

Parents share part of the responsibility, SIL helped for years 😕

Peachtree2020 | Peachtree2020

SIL's behavior is clear-cut AH move, commenter points out.

kindlydomove | kindlydomove

YTA for using SIL's home as storage and blaming her.

Solid_Lengthiness_20 | Solid_Lengthiness_20

NTA takes responsibility seriously, cuts off SIL for principle.

samhain2000 | samhain2000

Get revenge by gifting her smashed pieces for 5 years. NTA 😎

mohicansgalore | mohicansgalore

Taking responsibility for something expensive stored at your house. 🤝

mygalaxy5 | mygalaxy5

SIL destroys gift: Accident or petty jealousy? NTA.

EamoM2oo4 | EamoM2oo4

NTA defends VR use, gives age recommendation for safety.

AdvantageGlass | AdvantageGlass

Mother breaks VR set, blames daughter, refuses to pay. NTA suggests no gifts for Mom.

DramaGirl6155 | DramaGirl6155

Avoid expensive gift disasters with Amazon lockers! SIL sucks 🤬

tjo1975 | tjo1975

Redditor questions circumstances surrounding destroyed gift, calls out SIL's behavior.

therapych1ckens | therapych1ckens

Sister broke gift, lied about it, but was doing a favor. ESH.

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Daughter stands up to entitled SIL's destruction of pricey gift 👍

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SIL destroys gift, refuses to pay. Family in uproar! 😡💰

brutallyhonestteen | brutallyhonestteen

NTA stands up for themselves after SIL destroys gift 👏

AllyKalamity | AllyKalamity

Daughter's mistake leads to SIL's destruction, NTA demands payment 👍

FairyFartDaydreams | FairyFartDaydreams

SIL broke a costly gift, lied, and refused to pay. NTA wins 👏

raerae6672 | raerae6672

NTA stands up for justice and threatens legal action. 💪

[deleted] | [deleted]

Suggestion to protect gifts and sue sister for damages. 🎁💰

TexFiend | TexFiend

SIL accused OP's daughter of destroying a gift but won't pay. NTA.

amylou_sky | amylou_sky

NTA commenter sympathizes with gift recipient, offers solutions and asks for details.

Tightsocksbro | Tightsocksbro

The SIL might have intentionally destroyed the VR headset out of jealousy. 🤔

norskljon | norskljon

Breaking a pricey gift and refusing to pay? YTA, SIL.

awholeunit | awholeunit

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