Beggars can’t be choosers or at least they shouldn’t be. But we keep seeing that this isn’t the case—there are plenty of people out there who keep putting their needs ahead of everyone else’s and get featured in the incredibly popular Choosing Beggars subreddit.

This Reddit community has a whopping 1.9 million members and is dedicated to stories about people who are way too picky. Be sure to check out Bored Panda's previous posts about the Choosing Beggars community right here and here, and give their subreddit a visit for some more awesome content.

Meanwhile, scroll down and upvote your fave pics of people who really need to get a grip and let us know in the comments if you’ve ever had the “pleasure” of meeting folks like this in real life. Some people feel like they’re entitled to special treatment and they don’t even realize that they might be hurting someone else. There are psychological reasons for this, so let’s get into them.

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I Finally Caught One In The Wild

I Finally Caught One In The Wild

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Hans
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4 months ago

Har har well played!

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#2

Its Exactly The Same Brian, Exactly The Same...

Its Exactly The Same Brian, Exactly The Same...

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Emowan
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4 months ago

Ooh this one is my favourite

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Cb At Walmart Wants To Add Groceries.

Cb At Walmart Wants To Add Groceries.

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
4 months ago

Wow, how ungrateful. If someone offered to pay for my groceries I would put the non essentials back (if I had any).

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Feeling special and entitled is entirely natural when you’re a child: kids think that they’re the center of the world and it’s what psychologists refer to as healthy narcissism. However, it’s only one stage of a person’s psychological and emotional development—they eventually need to grow out of it and learn to respect others and what they want, too.

According to psychotherapist and psychoanalyst F. Diane Barth, L.C.S.W, who has a private practice in New York City, sometimes a sense of entitlement can even emerge when people feel mistreated or they don’t think that they’re getting what they need.

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Kaisu
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4 months ago

Also if you're poor, why on earth would you pay 800 dollars for your kids' Christmas present??

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#5

I Was Giving Away A Free Dishwasher On Craigslist And Caught One In The Wild!

I Was Giving Away A Free Dishwasher On Craigslist And Caught One In The Wild!

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Pamela24
Community Member
4 months ago

What a deal! I'd take it.

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My Friend Got Shorted By A Pretty Major Influencer

My Friend Got Shorted By A Pretty Major Influencer

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Lotte
Community Member
4 months ago

Respect to the artist for sticking to his/her principles!

RaroaRaroa
Community Member
4 months ago

I wish they wouldn't blank out the names. These people need exposing.

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Tovah Roche
Community Member
4 months ago

Of all the "paid through exposure" post I've seen, this has to be one of the worst. The customer was too narcissistic to pay a cheap €10.

Lars
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4 months ago

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You are a vapid tool

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Csaba Hegedűs
Community Member
4 months ago

10 euro is bargain for pretty much anything by the way.

Liesbeth Blogt
Community Member
4 months ago

Where can I get in contact with this artist? I will happy to pay more for something nice.

Trick Question
Community Member
4 months ago

Was coming to say just that

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TTCA Gravity
Community Member
4 months ago

Please expose these influencers so that followers know to unfollow

Phoenix Haessal
Community Member
4 months ago

The audacity of some people is unbelievable..

B
Community Member
4 months ago

Sadly, it's pretty common. Some people suck.

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Gabi
Community Member
4 months ago

Jesus fucking god, i really hope that the animal "influencer" soon will be extinct.

Nomadus Aureus
Community Member
4 months ago

€10 for a rush-job portrait? I hope the artist is still in highschool because they are selling themselves short.

Freya the Wanderer
Community Member
4 months ago

How many times must it be said or written? "Exposure" doesn't pay the bills! You can't eat "exposure" or wear it.

kurisutofu
Community Member
4 months ago

Why hide the name of the influencer?

Hollie Newton
Community Member
4 months ago

With how quickly she wanted it done also something tells me it wouldn't have been the artists best work and therefore horrible exposure

Porto DaMartinica
Community Member
4 months ago

Ok price is now 150E

Scratch
Community Member
4 months ago

240k followers is not a lot and, whoever this person is, they're not a "pretty major influencer"

Iapetos
Community Member
4 months ago

We need a cure for that influenza.

Raine Soo
Community Member
4 months ago

These social media influencers need a dose of their own medicine.

Chris DiFonso
Community Member
4 months ago

The winner is, "I think you fail to realise how dispensible you are to me..." This whining dirtbag doesn't realize how dispensable (s)he is to the human race! Fork off!

Chris DiFonso
Community Member
4 months ago

P.S. It's especially pathetic that the whining beggar isn't even willing to pay 10 euro.

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 months ago

no need to pay you… 10 Euro… Expensive???

Debbie Pugsley
Community Member
4 months ago

"Influencers" should be illegal or something.

Monika Soffronow
Community Member
4 months ago (edited)

I am allergic to overblown egos *scratch, scratch* especially when they are dumb on *a a a a achoo* top of it!

Sasha Kuleshov
Community Member
4 months ago

Like a boss!

Lara Verne
Community Member
4 months ago

What's wrong with these "influencers"?

JessG
Community Member
4 months ago

What a spoiled brat!

Kjorn
Community Member
4 months ago

What's the trade value for exposure… what 1 exposure dollar Worth in US dollar?

Vanta Black
Community Member
4 months ago

10 Euros? Chump change! I'll buy it, and set fire to it in front of the entitled wanker.

Colin Leamon
Community Member
4 weeks ago

Incredible. 240k followers might need to wake up too

⚞ Katniss Everdeen ⚟
Community Member
4 months ago

As an amateur artist, I can tell you that it really is a lot of pressure to get people's commissions done. It ticks me off when I see that client asking the artist to 'wake up and do it'.

Donovan Strader
Community Member
4 months ago

seriously i want to be friends with this guy

Catherine Todd
Community Member
4 months ago

If I knew the name of the artist and contact info, I'd send them $10 right now and they wouldn't even need to draw me anything. And that "influencer" needs to go to to the devil from whence they came. Egotistical selfish %^&*(O !!! Good for the artist and hope everyone learns from this!

Al Reilly
Community Member
4 months ago

You can't eat exposure!!

Khadija Hammond
Community Member
4 months ago

Good for you! I am glad to see that I start respecting their work. This guy sounds like a jack ass

Anja Schmidt
Community Member
4 months ago

I celebrate the answer of the artist so hard! I love the consequent, straight and correct attitude.

Patricia Coll
Community Member
4 months ago

Well done to the artist. I do not like manipulation of others. Who on earth does this person think they are...the Madonna!

Joe Yrisarri
Community Member
4 months ago

Huh? I'm too old to understand this. - perhaps a re-read on my part will be helpful.......

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
4 months ago

Can you draw a..............?

Rã. R. Field
Community Member
4 months ago

Oh the world is full of ‘these sorts’, especially towards artists” as I can understand... great response, something i’d say myself as Integrity is so much more in depth of worth as a species, yet some still don’t get it; well not yet perhaps ...

Michele Clarke
Community Member
4 months ago

RIGHT ON!!

George Hudacko
Community Member
4 months ago

What is this POS promoting?

Steve Cruz
Community Member
4 months ago

Read about the owners of a local B&B whose business ran smoothly for decades before "influencers" showed up. Now they have to collect credit card info and run it for a deposit before making a reservation. "Influencers" would check in, spend the weekend, then pack up and leave without paying. They called police, the people were held until payment was made, then they got a terrible review online. They sued in small claims court and the influencers didn't bother to show up. The judge awarded them the maximum money damages and contacted the internet provider to shutter the blog and bar the users for 90 days.

Joseph Eriksson
Community Member
4 months ago

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Id row
Community Member
4 months ago

Stop following these useless parasites and fueling their false sense of self-importance and make them get a real job. Is it their fault or the people following them? Don't be a lemming, think for yourself.

Stille20
Community Member
4 months ago

As someone who trades exposure for donations, you have to have proof of why it would be beneficial exposure, numbers, demographic, engagement.

*sigh*, The Yellow Teletubby
Community Member
4 months ago

"i tHiNk yOu fAiL tO rEaLiSe hOw DiSpEnSiBlE yOu ArE tO mE"

Mainecoonsandhuskies
Community Member
4 months ago

something I'm seeing a lot these days are influencers asking for lower prices on something they are buying in exchange for promoting it to their "very very high" number of followers. No one cares how many followers you have. pay the right amount instead of escaping. I mean it ticks me off how people think that they can do this and think that they can get away with It.

Sue Prewitt
Community Member
4 months ago

Does that influencer stuff even really work?

GARRETT O'BANION
Community Member
4 months ago

lmao her/his (the influencer") last text

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“Often individuals who have been mistreated or disrespected exhibit a sense of entitlement when they start to feel that they deserve better than they have been getting. This is part of a healthy shift towards self-respect. Yet they, too, eventually need to find a way to balance self-respect with respect for others,” Barth writes on Psychology Today.

She points out that a small amount of entitlement is good for adults. Things like believing that we have the right to be respected by others and that we have the right to take care of ourselves and our loved-ones are positive things. But this doesn’t extend to situations where our actions or sense of entitlement benefit us at the cost of hurting those around us. Like cutting in line. Don’t cut in line. It’s a jerk move.

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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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Pamela24
Community Member
4 months ago

I'll make an educated guess that the name Leigha wasn't chosen randomly...

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#8

Zero Karen Tolerance Policy In This Store

Zero Karen Tolerance Policy In This Store

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K. aka letmeplaywithkittens
Community Member
4 months ago

I feel bad for people who are named Karen. Remember it’s a meme, but for a very realistic depiction of behaviors in the Wild.

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#9

Red, Black, And Gold Only. Please And Thank You.

Red, Black, And Gold Only. Please And Thank You.

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Anna McHugh
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4 months ago

Judging by their taste in interior decor, they're stuck in the 80s as well as being an arsehole

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Barth’s colleague Steven Stosny claims that we’re currently living in the Age of Entitlement because our culture doesn’t support the development process that teaches us to balance our needs with the needs of others. And that’s one of the reasons that we have so many choosing beggars out there!

#10

Choosing Beggars Are Expecting More From Free Movie Showings

Choosing Beggars Are Expecting More From Free Movie Showings

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Yamini Mahendran
Community Member
4 months ago

Its not expectations, its entitlement!

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#11

Classmate Slept Over And Borrowed My Powerbeats Pro...

Classmate Slept Over And Borrowed My Powerbeats Pro...

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Doctor who?!
Community Member
4 months ago

I scence a de-friending coming allong

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#12

Local Independent Movie Theater.

Local Independent Movie Theater.

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Kaisu
Community Member
4 months ago

Every cinema should have pricing like this

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#13

How Dare You Spend All Your Hard Earned Money On Yourself

How Dare You Spend All Your Hard Earned Money On Yourself

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Pamela24
Community Member
4 months ago

No. Your friend is the asshole.

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Doctor who?!
Community Member
4 months ago

He should be greatfull that sommeone has a kind enough heart to give them some of his hard erned money.

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#15

International Flights Are Cheap, Right?

International Flights Are Cheap, Right?

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Captain Awesome
Community Member
4 months ago

Also, don't be a cunt

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Porto DaMartinica
Community Member
4 months ago

a whole new level of mindf**k

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#17

Choosing Beggars Are Everywhere

Choosing Beggars Are Everywhere

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Doctor who?!
Community Member
4 months ago

Now THAT is ungrateful

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#18

If You Want A Discount, All You Have To Do Is Leave A Bad Review

If You Want A Discount, All You Have To Do Is Leave A Bad Review

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K. aka letmeplaywithkittens
Community Member
4 months ago

What are those people who leave emojis and “kind” trivialities after a passive aggressive message called?

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Captain Awesome
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4 months ago

Meatzilla sounds like a great place!

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#20

A Brief But Insightful 4 Minute Conversation.

A Brief But Insightful 4 Minute Conversation.

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Pamela24
Community Member
4 months ago

The conversation makes me think that other people have accepted this form of payment before. Which makes me sad.

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#21

One Would Think That If You Lost Your Job, Buying A Motorcycle Wouldn’t Be A Priority.

One Would Think That If You Lost Your Job, Buying A Motorcycle Wouldn’t Be A Priority.

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Vanta Black
Community Member
4 months ago

So basically, homie wanted to trade an over-sized paperweight for a motorcycle. $1800 is too generous for a prick like that.

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#22

Look At This

Look At This

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MagicalUnicorn
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4 months ago

if such job actually exists, i'm movie there :D

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#23

But Expausure!

But Expausure!

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Kaisu
Community Member
4 months ago

When will people understand that exposure won't pay rent and bills and food

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#24

Awesome Friend Is Awesome

Awesome Friend Is Awesome

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Pamela24
Community Member
4 months ago

I mean...if that person encouraged them to do it, maybe. But still - you're behind the wheel, you make the decisions, own up to them.

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Kaisu
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4 months ago

When can we get rid of influencers? I'm so tired of them

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#26

Selling A Camera For $600. The Guy Says He Can Only Pay In Cash And Turns Up With $370 And Expects It’ll Be Fine. I Didn’t Even Get Out Of My Car. Just Drove Away.

Selling A Camera For $600. The Guy Says He Can Only Pay In Cash And Turns Up With $370 And Expects It’ll Be Fine. I Didn’t Even Get Out Of My Car. Just Drove Away.

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Doctor who?!
Community Member
4 months ago

WOAH THERE BUDDY

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#27

My Friend Selling A Vivarium

My Friend Selling A Vivarium

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Doctor who?!
Community Member
4 months ago

Wait how can YOUR tortoise have no homee when it is yours??

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#28

Facebook Friend On What/What Not To Buy Her For Birthday

Facebook Friend On What/What Not To Buy Her For Birthday

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SanchaTheSeeker
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4 months ago

Bruh just be grateful your mates even get you stuff

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K. aka letmeplaywithkittens
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4 months ago (edited)

You probably got a special because your first books are new. I’m hoping that I’m understanding it correctly, that you’re publishing more because you’re more successful now. Guess what? I would choose a beautiful book cover over a bland one for the same story. How much of your success do you think is dependent on people who edit your work and help you with the artwork.

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