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i have a mac book
Every time I drop anything into the trash it asks for a passwords and deletes it entirely from the computer.
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What version of OS X are you running?  This has been a recent issue with Lion.  It sounds like your .Trash folder has changed ownership to root.  I've seen it on a couple of computers at work and on discussions in the Apple forums as well.  See these links:

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3199093?start=0&tstart=0

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3197928?start=0&tstart=0 
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Glad to help. :)
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