We’re all familiar with the saying that beggars can’t be choosers—if you desperately need or want something, then you should be willing to sit down and be humble. How often does that happen, though? Honestly? Not as often as it should. The world’s full of arrogant, privileged choosing beggars who think they’re royalty and throw a fit if someone can’t meet their unfair expectations.

The worst of the worst get shamed on r/ChoosingBeggars, a community of nearly 2.2 million people who call out people who are being way too picky when begging for things. If you’re ever in a situation where you’re unsure if what you’re doing is right or wrong, the ‘Choosing Beggars’ subreddit is your North Star on how not to behave.

Have a look through some of the most popular recent posts about choosing beggars, upvote the ones that infuriated you the most, and let us know if you’ve ever dealt with similar people in your lives, dear Pandas. Got the patience to stomach some more pretentious and privileged individuals? Check out Bored Panda’s most recent posts about r/ChoosingBeggars right here, here, and here.

#1

My Dad's A Photographer, This Is His Most Recent Client

My Dad's A Photographer, This Is His Most Recent Client

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Caro Caro
Community Member
9 months ago

Influencer?

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#2

A Problem In Every Industry

A Problem In Every Industry

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Dina Simoné
Community Member
9 months ago

Hahahaha

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#3

Asking The Author Of The Book Where They Can Pirate It (I'm Not The Author, And The Book Is Not Coming From A Big-Time Publisher)

Asking The Author Of The Book Where They Can Pirate It (I'm Not The Author, And The Book Is Not Coming From A Big-Time Publisher)

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Nadia Montera
Community Member
9 months ago

There is an amazing and legal way : it's called a library ...

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Many choosing beggars either want huge discounts for products that their hearts are set on or… they want things completely for free or exposure. Calling these people ‘cheap’ would do a disservice to just how impolite and demanding some of them truly are.

Rudeness and a false sense of entitlement are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to choosing beggars. You see, they think they’re special and that the entire world has to dance to their tune because… well… just because!

#4

Local BBQ Place With Free Beer Calls Out Specific Yelper For Being A Cb. Love The Food And The Attitude At This Place

Local BBQ Place With Free Beer Calls Out Specific Yelper For Being A Cb. Love The Food And The Attitude At This Place

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River Webb
Community Member
9 months ago

I like Terry

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#5

Cbs Push A Man Too Far

Cbs Push A Man Too Far

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Pungent Sauce
Community Member
9 months ago

This one sparks joy XD

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#6

This Guy Has Had It With Cbs

This Guy Has Had It With Cbs

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Aunt Messy
Community Member
9 months ago

Genius.

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A representative of the London-based Freelancer Club explained to me in a previous interview about saying ‘no’ to unpaid work. The organization aims to put a stop to exploitative unpaid work and late payments in the freelance sector.

“We are working hard to change the culture around working for exposure, experience, prestige, and the promise of paid work in the future by educating new and aspiring freelancers. We highlight the impact it has on their career, show them how valuable they are, and work on their self-worth,” the representative told Bored Panda earlier. “On the company side, we show them how paying freelancers fairly is better for their bottom line as well as their long-term reputation. In addition, we are pressuring the government to change legislation that will provide more legal protection for freelancers who are clearly being exploited for their talent.”

#7

How Ironic...

How Ironic...

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Draperdorf
Community Member
9 months ago

If ever there were an example of irony, this is it!

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#8

The Cheek Of Some People....

The Cheek Of Some People....

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Nixxy
Community Member
9 months ago

Poor artist. I hope the person who said that they were an idiot went to hell.

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#9

Potential Client Doesn’t Think I Can Do Math Apparently

Potential Client Doesn’t Think I Can Do Math Apparently

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Bernd Herbert
Community Member
9 months ago

Funny how parents often cheap out on their babysitters. And by the way: "we want someone who isn't in just for the money!" What in the actual f**k? Those people need to be asked if they would to their job for half the money...

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Those people and companies that suggest to others that they should work for exposure instead of for money end up showing everyone how they view others and what they think they’re worth.

“Many see freelancers, particularly in the creative sector, as hobbyists and believe they can get away with ‘paying’ in exposure. They leverage their audience size, their brand name, or the allure of gaining recognition. This is why services in exchange for exposure is commonplace in glamourous sectors such as fashion, music, and film,” the rep from the Freelancer Club said.

#10

This Was On One Of My Mom Pages, I Couldn't Believe It Was Local And That These Kind Of People Actually Exist, It Makes Me Sick To Think About

This Was On One Of My Mom Pages, I Couldn't Believe It Was Local And That These Kind Of People Actually Exist, It Makes Me Sick To Think About

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Sue Hazlewood
Community Member
9 months ago

WOW!

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#11

Broke Boy

Broke Boy

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River Webb
Community Member
9 months ago

you know you're a jerk when you complain about others when they are being nice

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#12

Op Is Nta At All

Op Is Nta At All

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River Webb
Community Member
9 months ago

the mother is the asshole

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“From a freelancer point of view, they are often told that working for exposure is a rite of passage or an essential part of building a portfolio by their teachers, college professors, and peers. This has created a culture of exploitation that we must address at both ends. At Freelancer Club, we take a hardline and suggest freelancers say ‘no.’ The issue is that some ‘freelancers’ are individuals with a passion who will freely give their work away for exposure whilst professionals rely on payment to survive. This muddies the water.”

#13

How Are My Kids Supposed To Live Without Juice?!

How Are My Kids Supposed To Live Without Juice?!

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River Webb
Community Member
9 months ago

this is great! this food bank probably made many families' Christmas! f*** that lady though she's a jerk

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#14

“Exposure Doesn’t Pay The Bills, My Guy”

“Exposure Doesn’t Pay The Bills, My Guy”

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CheezySoop
Community Member
9 months ago

Too many n's

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#15

All These Teens Do Is Play Fortnite And Take Drugs! They Should Work For Me For Free!

All These Teens Do Is Play Fortnite And Take Drugs! They Should Work For Me For Free!

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KJ
Community Member
9 months ago

Ah poor person, imagine not being able to use teenagers as slaves when your doing it out of the goodness of your heart, lol!

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#16

Everyday Troubles Of Freelancers

Everyday Troubles Of Freelancers

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Vicky Z
Community Member
9 months ago

Customer service in hotels ( a true horror story for Halloween)

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#17

Owner Of Three Restaurants In The Suburbs Of Chicago Asks His Customers To Pay His Wait Staff A Better Wage

Owner Of Three Restaurants In The Suburbs Of Chicago Asks His Customers To Pay His Wait Staff A Better Wage

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Leo Domitrix
Community Member
9 months ago

Let's all say it again, Pandas: LIVING WAGE.

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#18

Hey Can I Steal Your Art For 7 Bucks ?

Hey Can I Steal Your Art For 7 Bucks ?

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Wistiti
Community Member
9 months ago

Ask first before they ask you! bwahahahaha

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#19

Instagram Model Asks For Private Booth, 10 Free Guests And Bottle Service In Exchange For One Social Media Post

Instagram Model Asks For Private Booth, 10 Free Guests And Bottle Service In Exchange For One Social Media Post

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Bernd Herbert
Community Member
9 months ago (edited)

To me "I am an instagram model" sounds like "I'm a Madden Football Player"

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#20

Looks Like My Artist Has Had Enough

Looks Like My Artist Has Had Enough

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Kira Okah
Community Member
9 months ago

Yep. Gotta pay proper money for a safe and proper tat.

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#21

My Favorite City To Visit Due By

My Favorite City To Visit Due By

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R L
Community Member
9 months ago

And a man should refuse to date someone who spells so atrociously.

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#22

Let Me Not Ask For Permission To Have My Wedding Here (God’s Plan)

Let Me Not Ask For Permission To Have My Wedding Here (God’s Plan)

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Wistiti
Community Member
9 months ago

The moment the owners really appreciated have someone that guards the gate.

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#23

How Many Likes For Free Shoes?

How Many Likes For Free Shoes?

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fu yu
Community Member
9 months ago

to the point.

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#24

This Gem From 2018 | Severely Lowballing A Wedding Caterer

This Gem From 2018 | Severely Lowballing A Wedding Caterer

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I I
Community Member
9 months ago

these people are NUTS

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#25

Removing Plastic Drops $200 Off. Seems Legit

Removing Plastic Drops $200 Off. Seems Legit

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Yuki Li
Community Member
9 months ago

I love how 'what do you mean' is the automated response haha. Apt.

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#26

This Happened To My Mother Today. She (Out Of The Goodness Of Her Heart) Offered Our House To An Acquaintance Of Hers So He Could Make A Short Film. The Man Went Overboard And Asked Us To Give Him Access To The Whole House (And Basically Move Out) For A Week

This Happened To My Mother Today. She (Out Of The Goodness Of Her Heart) Offered Our House To An Acquaintance Of Hers So He Could Make A Short Film. The Man Went Overboard And Asked Us To Give Him Access To The Whole House (And Basically Move Out) For A Week

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Zsolt Hegedűs
Community Member
9 months ago

Sounds like they totally didn't want to shoot porn in her house

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#27

Oh The Hypocrisy

Oh The Hypocrisy

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rspanther
Community Member
9 months ago

In other words everyone deserves a living wage, just not from us.

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#28

Stranger Wants A Custom Order For Her Wedding, As A Gift

Stranger Wants A Custom Order For Her Wedding, As A Gift

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Tracy Jane
Community Member
9 months ago

OMG! He was so nice to her, I would have told her where to go!!!!

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#29

This Is Not A Babysitting Job

This Is Not A Babysitting Job

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cybermerlin2000
Community Member
9 months ago

Report them to the Job Centre and their base commander or whatever their highest ranking officer is

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#30

I've Officially Dropped Out Of The Bridal Party. I'm A Size 12 With No Plans On Dropping To A Size 8 By December

I've Officially Dropped Out Of The Bridal Party. I'm A Size 12 With No Plans On Dropping To A Size 8 By December

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River Webb
Community Member
9 months ago

her marriage isn't going to last

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#31

Anything Else To Add Onto The List?

Anything Else To Add Onto The List?

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Lindsay Cotterell
Community Member
9 months ago

I understand why he's single...

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#32

Male Seeking New Housemates For Free But Makes It Up With ‘Fun Cool Vibes’

Male Seeking New Housemates For Free But Makes It Up With ‘Fun Cool Vibes’

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K E REILLY
Community Member
9 months ago

I wonder why the landlord have given him notice xD

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#33

My Mom Has A Little Free Library In Her Yard. Someone Left Her This Note The Other Day With A Crossed Out Smiley Face

My Mom Has A Little Free Library In Her Yard. Someone Left Her This Note The Other Day With A Crossed Out Smiley Face

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River Webb
Community Member
9 months ago

"do you think I'm a jerk? I need clarification"

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#34

Actual Quote From An Influencer Who Wanted Me To Address 250 Wedding Invites And Save The Date Cards. If It's "Just Writing" Surely You Can Do It Yourself

Actual Quote From An Influencer Who Wanted Me To Address 250 Wedding Invites And Save The Date Cards. If It's "Just Writing" Surely You Can Do It Yourself

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Sum Guy
Community Member
9 months ago

500 followers is not a lot, maybe they meant 500 000...

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#35

Guys, She Might Cry

Guys, She Might Cry

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Nixxy
Community Member
9 months ago

Poor child, having a parent like this.

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