How long do you put up with it when someone is feeding you The Bushy End Of A Pineapple? I’m not one to say anything bad about anyone online, but I must say that I have been tempted on a few occasions. 2008 & 2009 were years I had to put up with many lies and deceptive behaviour from people I did business with. Since I posted part 1 of this article: Selling Grandma On Ebay, I have made the sad discovery of what a Pathological Liar is… I used to think that it was a voluntary choice that people make; the act of telling a deliberate lie, knowing that they are causing harm to another person – in the process they gain some sad state of satisfaction or gain.
But no! It is a disease. A Pathological Liar actually thinks he is telling the truth. In my opinion, he has told the lie in his own mind and is convinced it is the truth! It’s a sad state indeed… one that needs help in a big way.
Anyway, back to my rant…
If some one is shafting you i.e. giving you The Bushy End Of A Pineapple, you have some hard choices to make. Which one is the right one? The choices and consequences are tough:
- Accept it and get on with life. After all, taking on a fight is probably exactly what the Pineapple Patholog (my name for the sicko) thrives on. Most people take this path. They don’t want to disclose their failures to the world, because that is how they view it: as a failure! Meanwhile, the crooks move on and safely select their next victim.
- Make It Public. Hang out your dirty laundry to the world. Be prepared to cop some shit because you are not playing your own game. It is the battlefield of the Pineapple Patholog who thrives in the dirt.
I have copped The Bushy End Of A Pineapple on 2 occasions since 2007. My good nature and willingness to believe people and take them at face value, causes me to trust people when they say they are fixing things. Having face to face meetings with the owner & CEO of a company on 3 different occasions and getting told “Haven’t they fixed that yet? Leave it with me!”, does instill some faith in a trusting heart.
I suppose the difference is that I have been raised with Ethics, Honesty & Integrity. I care about other people’s feelings. Somewhere, somehow, some people failed miserably in teaching their, now grown up kids, how to treat fellow human beings with the respect they deserve.
I have been faced with some tough decisions. I have done “the right thing” and moved on. I now see other victims being done over in the same way. I partly blame myself for not exposing the crooks.
People go to jail for robbing a bank. When they rip off people for their hard earned money – and don’t deliver what they promised, they often get off Scott Free!
I have 2 words for that: It Sucks!
How can we expect the Pineapple Patholog to respect the law when it doesn’t deserve respect for protecting us from them? Last year I was threatened legally if I told the truth. “We will hold you up in court. We have more money than you”. Did I mention “That Sucks!” ?
Message For The Unethical People:
In an ideal world, there is a Heaven and a Hell (I’ve been told). In that case, this is a message for those who thrive on shafting and ripping people off with no apparent conscience or carefactor:
“There is a sponsored seat in the Corporate Box of Hell. It has their name on it. No need to hurry! It will wait for an eternity!”
Save Future Victims
Here are my exposed and naked thoughts on this topic:
We need to stand up and share our experiences, without shame, in the public domain. Save future victims from the Prowling Pineapple Pathologs. I am on the verge of doing this. Share with me your thoughts on this matter. Will you stand up and expose the crooks on Facebook, Twitter & Social Media in general? Will you join their Facebook Fanpages and hammer them with the facts? Will you do what it takes (sharing your truth, if you have been hurt) to save future victims to go down the same path?
Will you make them pay for the pain they dish out and try to cover up? Will you allow them to slander others online while they don’t want anything in return? Will you receive The Bushy End Of A Pineapple and say “Thank You Sir!” afterwards?
Will you report them to the ACCC to save future victims? Will you share your pain if you carry it – or simply let it fester under your own good nature?
I know, it is not healthy to carry pain. It is even less healthy to see others receive pain when you know you could have spoken up, despite the legal threats against speaking the truth.
I have opened up my heart to you. Your comments below are much appreciated.
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