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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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).

i like jelly
Community Member
4 months ago

i would if they werent in a hurry, or at least get their contact info to pay them back later

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kurisutofu
Community Member
4 months ago

I'd have taken my offer back.

Marcellus the Third
Community Member
4 months ago

"You people" adds an additional tasty crunchy layer, usually of racism.

Hans
Community Member
4 months ago

How'd you dare not adding a Mercedes to that?

Belle_Pandamonium
Community Member
4 months ago

This made me laugh 😀😀😀 Thanks 🌞👍

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Emperor Kitten
Community Member
4 months ago

"in that case, never mind"

Id row
Community Member
4 months ago

I would have cancelled the whole thing.

Raine Soo
Community Member
4 months ago

That lady in front of you was greedy and ungrateful.

CatWoman312
Community Member
4 months ago

Seriously? I would say you know what? I’ll pay for her stuff and keep it.

Sterrinatu
Community Member
4 months ago

I would have said " cancel that and return the items you can't afford".

C.S.
Community Member
4 months ago

What do you mean, "YOU" people?

tuzdayschild
Community Member
4 months ago

just wow

Michelle C
Community Member
4 months ago

Please sir...can I have some more?

C
Community Member
4 months ago

Or Lady

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CincyReds
Community Member
4 months ago

Damn!!

Joe Yrisarri
Community Member
4 months ago

I've done the same long before the viral problem shut us down. One particular happening was at an Asian take-out restaurant when an attractive young black lady tried to pay a $20 bill and had 3 failed credit cards. It was dinner time and her order appeared to be for her family (including young children). I was standing behind her and slipped a 20 dollar bill on the ground by her feet. I said to her that she had dropped something. I quickly paid for my food, exited, and then was confronted by a large black man outside (I can say that stuff as I am of Hispanic extraction) who stopped me in my tracks. I thought that today I am going to die (but I'm in my mid-70s and have had a full life, so.......). He said: "Hey, buddy - if there were more people like you the world wouldn't be in such a mess!" and then smiled and walked away. The reward to me was helping someone without acknowledgement, but the frosting on the cake was that fellow's comment. The world is wonderful place!

Maper Sam
Community Member
4 months ago

What??!! we cannot say that a person is black now??!!

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Rã. R. Field
Community Member
4 months ago

.......these sorts never last to long holding their tongues.. if one doesn’t give them the reaction they want the can get quite angry verbally.. all loudness and no substance eventually will lead to a pretty sad existence when older.. very shameful behaviour.

George Hudacko
Community Member
4 months ago

Put "her things" in your cart and walk away!

Tanya Kysel'ova
Community Member
4 months ago

Ha. Almost the same story recently. I paid for some stuff for an old lady at the supermarket. Not saying a word she grabbed it and left...

Steve Cruz
Community Member
4 months ago

Mind-boggling idiot.

Steven Meyer
Community Member
4 months ago

I would’ve told her never mind then, because if your rudeness you can figure out how to pay for your own groceries.

Imitating
Community Member
4 months ago

My sil is somewhat like this. We were all standing in line deciding what we were going to order and after everyone settled on what they wanted, we offered to pay for her and her bf's lunch. Once she heard that, she turned to her bf and told him they should change their order to something that cost twice as much since they weren't paying - and she was dead serious. I was dumbfounded.

RaroaRaroa
Community Member
4 months ago

Well she just made sure you won't be shouting her ever again.

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Charlotte
Community Member
4 months ago

Side note: What is "Lunch meat", please? And does it mean breakfast meat and dinner meat are also things?

ChickyChicky
Community Member
4 months ago

Sliced meat for sandwiches.

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Jhon Natan
Community Member
4 months ago

wow

Clavelle
Community Member
4 months ago

Geez, what the heck!?

Animal lover❤
Community Member
4 months ago

Ungrateful jerk

Randy Klefbeck
Community Member
4 months ago

No.....we see how YOU person is.

Donovan Strader
Community Member
4 months ago

WOWWWW that is horrible

Sharon McIlhargey
Community Member
4 months ago

"You people "? Really??

steve
Community Member
4 months ago

What an ignorant selfish b@$!h.

Lynne Stankard
Community Member
4 months ago

Be careful out there - they walk amongst us. Ungrateful *****!

Khadija Hammond
Community Member
4 months ago

He was about to revisit the meat counter and sock it to you

cybermerlin2000
Community Member
4 months ago

And it was that moment they withdrew the offer and let her find another way to pay for all of here groceries

Anja Schmidt
Community Member
4 months ago

holy crab - it´s a prfessionell fraud!

Nevi Løvfelt
Community Member
4 months ago

Some people are quick to take advantage of a good person. Some too quick.

Steve Barker
Community Member
4 months ago

???????????? Eejit

Cybele Spanjaard
Community Member
4 months ago

Wow...gratitude has many faces!!

Tori Bishop
Community Member
4 months ago

Bitch!!!

Amanda Hunter
Community Member
4 months ago

The nerve.

Patricia Coll
Community Member
4 months ago

OMG! What a selfish woman ☹️. The audacity of some people. Ungrateful specimen!

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
4 months ago

Ungrateful twit.

DebbyC
Community Member
4 months ago

Wow..

Stille20
Community Member
4 months ago

Ooo, that sounds like a scam

JessG
Community Member
4 months ago

Ugh! I truly hope this didn't actually happen

Community Member
4 months ago

fucking cunt

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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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#6

My Friend Got Shorted By A Pretty Major Influencer

My Friend Got Shorted By A Pretty Major Influencer

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Lotte
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4 months ago

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

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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
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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
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4 months ago

Also, don't be a cunt

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Choosing Beggars

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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
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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
Community Member
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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