Teen Wants to Buy Nintendo Switch with His Own Money, But Mom Says He Has to SHARE! 😠

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🎮 Imagine working hard, saving up, and finally being able to afford your dream gaming console... only to find out you might have to share it with your siblings who have a history of breaking things! 😱 This is the dilemma our 15-year-old protagonist faces as he contemplates buying a Nintendo Switch. 🤔 Will his dream of gaming bliss be shattered by the prospect of sharing? 🎮💔 Let's dive into this relatable tale of sibling struggles and the quest for gaming independence! 🕹️👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

🎮 The Nintendo Switch Dream 💭

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🔍 Researching the Perfect Purchase 🕵️‍♂️

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🙌 Mom's Approval: 'It's Your Money' 💸

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😱 The Plot Twist: Sharing with Sisters 👭

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🎮 Wanting the Switch as My Own 🙋‍♂️

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😰 Fearing the Destruction 💥

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🚫 Mom's Refusal: No Console in the Bedroom 🛏️

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📣 Clarifying the Situation 🗣️

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🎮 Mom's Changing Stance on Games 🕹️

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🏦 Switching Banks and Purchase Limitations 💳

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🙏 Appreciating the Advice 🤗

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🎮 The Great Gaming Dilemma: To Share or Not to Share? 🤔

Our hardworking 15-year-old hero 🦸‍♂️ finds himself in a tricky situation. After saving up for his dream Nintendo Switch 🎮, he's faced with the prospect of having to share it with his younger sisters 👭 who have a history of breaking gaming consoles. 😱 Mom insists the Switch stays in the living room 🛋️, but our protagonist yearns for gaming independence 🙋‍♂️. Will he take the plunge and buy the Switch, risking potential destruction 💥, or will he back out to protect his investment? 💸 It's a relatable dilemma many gamers face in big families. 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Let's see what the internet has to say about this gaming conundrum! 🌐

Teen wants to buy Nintendo Switch with his own money, but mom insists on sharing. Commenter suggests a reasonable solution. NTA 😊

phonograhy | phonograhy

Buyer should decide. Maybe a deal with parents to replace it?

flavorent | flavorent

Teen earns money for Switch but mom wants him to share 😞

RoamingAmber | RoamingAmber

Unfair to expect sharing with those who treat systems badly 🤔

vodka_philosophy | vodka_philosophy

Oldest sibling sympathizes with OP, questions sisters' behavior. 🤔

occultbookstores | occultbookstores

Teen wants to buy Nintendo Switch with own money but mom insists on sharing with destructive siblings. Commenter suggests involving grandma to help with double standard. #NTA 😠

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Mom makes son share switch after saving up for 2 years 🤔

asleepattheworld | asleepattheworld

You do you! Spend your money wisely 👍

MountainMermaid406 | MountainMermaid406

Mom's 'share the Nintendo' policy triggers memories of unfairness.

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Buy it, it's yours! NTA for wanting your own possession 👍

sailingwhiskey | sailingwhiskey

Mom's lack of support for son's independence criticized by commenter.

internetpointsiguana | internetpointsiguana

Suggests negotiating with mom for family gift instead. 🎁

Pride_Is_Expensive | Pride_Is_Expensive

Mom rewards sisters for breaking things, punishes son for responsibility. 🤭


Sibling pattern of breaking things makes sharing Nintendo Switch difficult. NTA.

tritoeat | tritoeat

Secret Nintendo Switch purchase? NTA might just do it 😏

wishiwasborninirelan | wishiwasborninirelan

Teachable moment missed by OP's mom. Siblings can learn responsibility too 🙌

bumdadee | bumdadee

Buying a Nintendo Switch but being forced to share? NTA!

pearlsmech | pearlsmech

Teen wants to buy Nintendo Switch, mom says share. NTA suggests speaking to another adult or making a deal. 🤔

Nexxisvain | Nexxisvain

Mom won't let teen buy Nintendo Switch with his money 😔

volcano-ash | volcano-ash

Teaching kids to share while respecting property is important 👍

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Don't let your mom guilt you into sharing! 😠

Valnerium | Valnerium

Save up for a car, escape that nightmare 🙏

missmegsy | missmegsy

NTA for not wanting siblings to destroy Nintendo Switch 😂

ps3gamer15 | ps3gamer15

Teen's lack of autonomy questioned by commenter, no replies.

jerbearman10101 | jerbearman10101

NTA wants to buy Nintendo Switch with own money but mom insists on sharing, citing potential damage and hygiene concerns. Commenter agrees and suggests compromise on not taking it to the bedroom.

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Mom's stance on sharing and household contribution is reasonable 🙌

confusedbf210 | confusedbf210

Teen wants Nintendo Switch but mom says SHARE. Commenter supports teen's autonomy.

old__pyrex | old__pyrex

Teen wants to buy Nintendo Switch but mom says share? NTA

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Buying Nintendo Switch for sisters? NTA, but maybe not smart 🤔

shontsu | shontsu

Mother of four understands not forcing eldest to share Nintendo Switch.

carefree-and-happy | carefree-and-happy

Entitled kids? Blame moms like these. 🤦‍♀️


It's their money, they should decide how to spend it 💰

Kittytigris | Kittytigris

Teen wants to buy a Nintendo Switch with his own money but mom wants him to share. Commenter advises against it due to sisters breaking shared items. 😠

thatonepersoniam | thatonepersoniam

Sibling solidarity! NTA, paid for, can control it. 👏

Jade_Echo | Jade_Echo

Saving for a better future 🌟🎮 NTA

BeardyBeardy | BeardyBeardy

Teen wants to buy Nintendo Switch, mom wants him to share? NTA suggests saving instead. 💰

Oldzoomie | Oldzoomie

Buying with own money should come with own rules. 😊

maniacallygrinning | maniacallygrinning

Fair compromise for sharing costs and responsibility among siblings. 👍

medium2slow | medium2slow

Stand your ground! 💪 Your money, your property. 🤑

twitchmemedealer | twitchmemedealer

Communicate calmly with your mom about buying Nintendo Switch 🤔

henchwench89 | henchwench89

Mom's logic is questionable, but Switch may not be durable enough 🤔

Orbital2 | Orbital2

Worried about your Nintendo Switch? Hide it at a friend's house! 😎

JJVamps | JJVamps

Respect your money and don't let your mom take control! 💪

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Buy the Switch, hide it in your room, NTA 🤑

whatevercuck | whatevercuck

Mom's unfairness towards son's purchase decision discussed. NTA

cheesedip244 | cheesedip244

Buying with own money doesn't mean forced sharing. NTA.

Micsmommy22 | Micsmommy22

Mom to 3 sets clear boundaries on sharing and personal property. 💻📱🕹️

eveban | eveban

Teen wants to buy Nintendo Switch with own money but mom says he has to share - comment suggests setting ground rules and protecting investment. 🤔

Loyal-Thunder | Loyal-Thunder

Rebellion is key! Don't let them control your hard-earned money! 💪

AssassinLJ | AssassinLJ

Teen deserves to enjoy his own money and belongings. 👏

karenrn64 | karenrn64

Don't let mom ruin your fun, NTA! 😎

Gucci_meme | Gucci_meme

Sneaky or Sharing? Redditors suggest options for Nintendo Switch ownership 🤔

Mrbarry135 | Mrbarry135

Mom forces son to share Nintendo Switch with destructive sisters 😒


Teen wants to buy Nintendo Switch for himself, not siblings. NTA.

SanctumSanctorum42 | SanctumSanctorum42

14-year-old gamer defends his right to own Nintendo Switch 🤪

sirwartthephrog | sirwartthephrog

A responsible approach to personal property sharing. 👍

Dachshundmom5 | Dachshundmom5

A 52-year-old agrees - NTA. Mom's request is insane. 🤯

historyguru1776 | historyguru1776

Mom's being unfair. If you buy it, it's yours 😠

amylouky | amylouky

NTA and a cautionary note about fragile Nintendo Switch 😬

lunetca | lunetca

Encouraging response to teen's desire to buy Nintendo Switch! 😊

Snowflake1952 | Snowflake1952

Teen wants to use his own money to buy Nintendo Switch, but mom forces him to share. Commenter thinks mom should replace if younger kids break it. 😠

HeyItsMadAlice | HeyItsMadAlice

Redditor suggests showing post to mom for perspective 🤔

HeyItsMadAlice | HeyItsMadAlice

NTA and bad parenting; buy in private or wait 🎮

your_moms_a_clone | your_moms_a_clone

Teen wants Switch, mom wants to share. Commenter says no.

xmasonx75 | xmasonx75

NTA comment warns of bad Nintendo Switch controller. 🤔

BearZeroX | BearZeroX

Buying something you can't control, NTA. Save the money 💵

OneSmolBean | OneSmolBean

Relatable! Siblings broke my stuff too. Buy your own Switch. 🙌

phoenix8125 | phoenix8125

Sister wants to share Nintendo Switch? NTA says Reddit.

EarthBelcher | EarthBelcher

Stand your ground! Your money, your Switch, your rules 👏

Corpsab | Corpsab

Sharing a Nintendo Switch can be a tricky situation 🤔

kfury00 | kfury00

Stand your ground! Don't spend a penny on communal property 😠

Teflonicus | Teflonicus

Compromise with mom to keep Nintendo Switch safe and accessible 👏

Jamirolings | Jamirolings

Asserting ownership over personal property 💪

Kinokiru | Kinokiru

Respect your Mom's rules or don't buy the Switch. NTA.

InflatableRaft | InflatableRaft

Teen wants Nintendo Switch, mom says share. Fair compromise?

robotsworkerspals | robotsworkerspals

Sharing isn't always caring. Offer a compromise with personal responsibility. 😎

kazoodac | kazoodac

Teen decides not to buy Nintendo Switch, not an a-hole.

technoteapot | technoteapot

Teen saves up for Nintendo Switch, mom insists siblings share. NTA.

OneTwoWee000 | OneTwoWee000

Teen wants Nintendo Switch, but mom says share. NTA suggests saving.

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