Search SEARCH

How do I get my friends to give me gas money? ?

I go out of my way for people, tell them I have to pay for gas and I can't afford it, and they're my friend, but half of them don't have a car (since I'm in high school and my job gives me NO hours some weeks) and they just ignore me, probably because I drive them anyway and don't realize that of I go out of my way dropping you off from school EVERYDAY it will add up. How can I say no to giving people rides to my friends? I barely have gas in my tank but teenagers just don't take no for an answer. The worst part? All my friends don't pay for they're gas.

Asked By: Valerie Wilson - 1/10/2011
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
this is an easy one, unfortunately, you should have made it clear from the beginning , but here is the deal, first your friends are taking you for granted, and second are using you. This sucks, Think about how much running around you do, and costs add up besides gas and oil, it costs money for car repairs, I had... More
Answered By: roger - 1/10/2011
Additional Answers (8)
Don't drive them. They are taking you for granted and you shouldn't allow it. You put your foot down and don't tell them that you aren't driving them unless money is paid towards the gas. Or you can just let them take you for granted.
Answered By: Derri Walker - 1/10/2011
 
Just tell your friends that you might have to think about not talkin the car to school because you cant afford the gas. If your other friends drive why dont you all talk about about driving week about as in yourself drives to school one week and the next your friend will drive you?
Answered By: Vicky Ochrie - 1/10/2011
 
Have your friends got cellphones? If so then ask if you can borrow one of their phones and say you need to call England. Say you would do it on your own phone, but "y'know, it's expensive and stuff". See how they react to that... More
Answered By: Stu147 - 1/10/2011
 
Just explain that you can only afford to pay your own way, and it is your responsibility to take care of yourself first. Then tell them that yolu can give them a ride ONLY if they give you gas money (make them pay up front if you want to avoid them lying). Teenagers don't take no for an answer until you show them there... More
Answered By: James Griffin jr - 1/10/2011
 
Just tell them you don't have gas money
Answered By: terrellfastball - 1/10/2011
 
just say "hey, i am not driving you guys anywhere till you help pay for gas" then dont drive them anywhere till they give you money. it sucks but its the only way its going to get done
Answered By: Ashley D - 1/10/2011
 
Hi Valerie... More
Answered By: Alekat - 1/10/2011
 
Tell them your not going that way ! or you just can't afford to take them home unless they start paying you its your car ! if gas was cheaper u don't mind . but its so expensive these days ! also tell them no ticky no laundry ! byyyyyyyyyyyyyeeeeee !
Answered By: VIVID BLUE - 1/11/2011
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Work At Home Jobs Make $87/HR, Jobs Seen On TV. Jobs Hiring Now
www.HomeJobs-Finder.info
Legitimate Surveys for Cash.Extra Money for You,Join Here!
PaidSurvey.whitevisa.com
Over 465 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $15-$80/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.GradeAcom

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-204
eTrustLogo