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question about giving away an about to expire slice of pie...

 
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Wondering if when my pie slice is about to expire and I give it to someone, does it still expire on schedule or start over as a fresh slice for the recipient?  I don't want to give someone a slice that will only last a day or so  
 
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In this post, Devaka says that once given, the receipient can then enjoy that slice for a whole month. That's my understanding of what he said.

I hate wasting food (real or virtual), but what I think about is that if the slices in circulation were constantly being given new life by being given away, then there is less need to purchase more from the empire. That's not helping to $upport the empire. Am I missing something here?
 
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Karen Donnachaidh wrote:In this post, Devaka says that once given, the receipient can then enjoy that slice for a whole month. That's my understanding of what he said.

I hate wasting food (real or virtual), but what I think about is that if the slices in circulation were constantly being given new life by being given away, then there is less need to purchase more from the empire. That's not helping to $upport the empire. Am I missing something here?



thanks....I must have missed that thread. I had to read through it though and be sure I hadn't already asked this question there  
 
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I think there was once a question about "couldn't somebody scam the system?" and my response was "we're talking about something that has a value of $0.69 to $2.00.   I'm not too worried about it.  Maybe we can revisit this topic when it starts to become a problem."  

The important thing is that if you have two days left of your piece of pie, and you give it to somebody, and they only get one day - that sounds like a problem we should fix.  

Another important thing:   we are exploring the idea that a piece of pie be represented with a million specs of pie - so when there is just two days left, you have something like 0.02 pieces of pie left - and that's the most you can give away.  



 
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If someone gave me a 2¢ "spec-o'-pie", I'd be insulted. Just sayin'.
 
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Karen Donnachaidh wrote:If someone gave me a 2¢ "spec-o'-pie", I'd be insulted. Just sayin'.



All of those 'specs' will eventually add up to more though...think of it as more than a 'thumbs ups' maybe or possibly someone wanted to give something extra for a post and that was all they had available to give  :
I don't think the intent would be a negative.....
 
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That also could depend on their background. Leaving a single penny as a tip for a waitress is supposed to be much worse than just not leaving a tip at all. It's a case of literally adding insult to injury.
 
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12 slices in a pie, 12 bites per slice and 12 berries per bite.

https://permies.com/t/61526/smaller-pieces-pie-single-piece


How would you feel if erica sold some plans for a bite of pie?

 
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My thoughts were on the line of what Casie mentioned.
 
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paul wheaton wrote:12 slices in a pie, 12 bites per slice and 12 berries per bite.

https://permies.com/t/61526/smaller-pieces-pie-single-piece


How would you feel if erica sold some plans for a bite of pie?



I like the idea of berries and bites adding up over time...and I would feel like we were very fortunate if Erica sold some plans for a bite of pie.


That also could depend on their background. Leaving a single penny as a tip for a waitress is supposed to be much worse than just not leaving a tip at all. It's a case of literally adding insult to injury.


I rarely eat out but when I do I leave big tips even for bad service...I've always admired people who are in a position of serving the public.
 
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