We all know the saying 'beggars can't be choosers?' but time and time again people like to challenge this idea by doing the exact opposite. Here at Bored Panda, we love to share some absurd stories and nothing is quite as ridiculous as choosing beggars who take no issue with asking for handouts - but only on their own inconsiderate terms.

The following list is a collection of posts from the internet of the best of the worst of these cheapskate types. From haggling over price points to roasting their loved ones for thoughtful gifts scroll down to check out these ridiculously rude people and don't forget to upvote your favs!

#1

A Brilliant Way To Deal With "Influencers"

A Brilliant Way To Deal With "Influencers"

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Azure Adams
Community Member
11 months ago

That's how you find the true influencers vs the scammers and shit heads

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It's a good trait to be generous - but it's also good to know when you're being taken advantage of. Not everyone has the skills to say "no" to moochers, users, and choosy beggars, so Bored Panda has collected some various tips. First, it is important to communicate the boundaries or conditions around what you are giving to them. 

#2

63 Sandwiches In 1 1/2 Hours!?! How Dare They!

63 Sandwiches In 1 1/2 Hours!?! How Dare They!

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Foxxy
Community Member
11 months ago (edited)

Bet it would have taken longer than an hour for her to make the 63 foot long subs herself.

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#3

This Groomer Is Definitely Prepared For All The Choosing Beggars

This Groomer Is Definitely Prepared For All The Choosing Beggars

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Anon Yymi
Community Member
11 months ago

"The likelihood of you pooping on the hairdresser is pretty slim." Shows what they know.

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If you want to help, haggle or handout - go for it- but also know that it is ok to say "no"! Some people take generosity to mean that you can be pushed to give more and more. If someone has assumed that your niceness means that you won't say no, respectfully remind them of your limits. In some cases, people won't want to continue to have transactions after you turn them down, and that's ok. 

#4

I Won't Invite You To My Baby Shower, But You Better Get Me A Gift

I Won't Invite You To My Baby Shower, But You Better Get Me A Gift

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Kaisu
Community Member
11 months ago (edited)

It's insane and spoiled to expect someone to get you a thing for an occasion they weren't invited to! It's like expecting someone to get you a wedding present without inviting them to the wedding

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#5

My Mechanic Telling It How It Is. Support Artists And Labor Folk!

My Mechanic Telling It How It Is. Support Artists And Labor Folk!

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sakora
Community Member
11 months ago (edited)

If you have teh knownledge, you can use it. If you don't have it, you'll pay for it. You choose how. Lerning by self or using others skills. Simple.

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Don't let yourself be consumed by guilt - set your boundaries and stick to them. Just because you can be accommodating doesn't mean you should. Most of us are taught it is a social norm to share what we have with those less fortunate, but giving back doesn't mean sacrificing your worth. Sure you can afford to cut a little off a price, but you are not responsible for other people's financial burdens. Remember if you give an inch to someone who is trying to take advantage they will want more. 

#6

Choosing Beggar

Choosing Beggar

Two years ago I saw that guy with the gas can begging for money. Tried to give him four dollars, but he said he doesn’t take anything less than five. After that I saw him there everyday for months. Turns out he’s a fraud with a new Jeep and a nice house. Been following him with this sign since.


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Foxxy
Community Member
11 months ago

I remember a guy who approached me asking for money to buy a bus ticket. I didn’t have any money on me but I did have a spare bus ticket. I offered him the ticket and he just rolled his eyes, said no, pffft and walked off.

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#7

This Guy Gets It

This Guy Gets It

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C Hypercube
Community Member
11 months ago

I've had the pleasure of such an experience. A colleague of mine, who was in the marketing department (she was just playing Candy Crush all day long most of the times) came to me with a purely illogical and physically impossible request, for a packaging. I politely tried to explain her using her very limited technological knowledge and abilities, that it cannot be done, why it cannot be done, and that I'm not gonna waste my time doing that. I also offered her alternative solutions. Her reaction: "OK!!! Then I'LL DO IT!! It can't be that hard." I gave her my seat, took a step back and enjoyed the rest of the show. She sits on my chair, adjusts it for a minute, stares at the Illustrator window for 10 seconds and says "OK, now TELL me what to do next!!!" I burst into laugh and invited her out of my office before she deletes something important.

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Lastly, don't feel bad when you shame a freeloader. We should always treat others with respect but in some cases, you need to be extra firm. "A freeloader really cares nothing for your needs and thoughts, even if they convince you that they do. They also rarely care for normal social etiquette."

#8

Broke Boy

Broke Boy

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Foxxy
Community Member
11 months ago

How about be grateful for what you get.

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#9

Lady Wants Barely-Used Computer For $25

Lady Wants Barely-Used Computer For $25

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sakora
Community Member
11 months ago

Where are such people coming from???

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The expression 'Beggars can't be choosers'? first recorded into print in 1546, when it appeared in a book of proverbs compiled by John Heywood. The first form was written as 'Folk say alway, beggars should be no choosers.' Another similar proverb from a different angle is, 'If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride,' which is more rarely used.

#10

Seems Like Indonesia Is Not Choosing Any Of Them Begpackers

Seems Like Indonesia Is Not Choosing Any Of Them Begpackers

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Kaisu
Community Member
11 months ago

Good, send them back home, not that their home countries want such leeches either

Veronica Sawyer
Community Member
11 months ago

That's why we send them THERE! We don't wanna deal with them!

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Wina Jackson
Community Member
11 months ago

Good let the back home. As indonesian i was furious for people coming frim abroad doing this in my country! They are able to spend hundreds of dollar partying and having luxury vacation in Bali. and then begged when they travelled through different area in Indonesia. Doesnt even want to spend 3$ on a meal and ask for free food or even free accommodation! I've seen this type of a people a lot. And it getting frustrating.

Susan Forbes
Community Member
11 months ago

Seriously? WTF??? I would be mortified to do such a thing

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Elizabeth
Community Member
11 months ago

This situation drives me insane. Entitled Westerners traveling to some of the poorest regions in the world then begging for money to get home, taking money away from people whose entire families will starve without it.

Carol Emory
Community Member
11 months ago

Woohoo Bali!!

AlphaPuck
Community Member
11 months ago

Hey Catlady6000 I am an immigrant. 99% of these people are NOT in desperation. They just desperately want free handouts from the Democrat party. I on the other hand, wanted the opportunity to work harder and obtain more... so I came here. Focus on being a cat lady and leave the immigrant talk to actual immigrants.

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Podunkus
Community Member
11 months ago

I didn’t know that Begpackistan had an Embassy in Bali.

Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
11 months ago

Let them work until the have repaid the Bali society what they've scammed them for. And then send them to their embassies with a note that they are considered illegal aliens and they need to be out of the country within 24 hours.

Catlady6000
Community Member
11 months ago

Good point, but I was thinking more in terms of helping the farmer himself, he keeps any money, pays me with a place to sleep, a ride on his donkey, a bowl of rice, more of a barter situation where we could both hopefully profit. Frankly, a lot of Americans are concerned about not allowing immigrants in. They make up a large portion of the manual work force, doing what others refuse to do. The wages aren't that bad either, $12-$15 in some areas, just nobody wants to work in the onion fields.

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Freya the Wanderer
Community Member
11 months ago

Most of those "begpackers" don't really need the money. A lot of them are wearing nice clothes and shoes and have nice backpacks. They are scum preying on the natural human instinct to be altruistic.

Sergio Pol
Community Member
11 months ago

A million upvotes to this...

Ashley Dopp
Community Member
11 months ago

What's a begpacker?

Moezarella
Community Member
11 months ago

bagpackers who go to other countries and beg for money, food and othe stuff from the locals.

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Sally Hudd
Community Member
11 months ago

Can’t pay, don’t go. The world does not owe you anything.

Karen Klinck
Community Member
6 months ago

I explained this to my brother, very succinctly, after he expected my widowed mother to pay for his family's European vacation, 'because [I] had gone." And I said, 'Yeah, and I took out a loan against my retirement to do it, too! If I can't afford something, I don't do it!' Turns out he'd been scamming her for almost 15 years, so he and his family could take nice vacations.

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Shawn
Community Member
11 months ago

Those kind of leaches should get a one way ticket to a deserted island in the middle of nowhere, with no supplies.

Aisha Charnock
Community Member
11 months ago

Honestly nearly every Australian that acts badly in Bali is a stereotypical bogan (redneck). Lazy, rude, disrespectful, disgusting and stupid with their money. It's really embarassing when I see news articles talking about how disrespectful Aussies are. Like no, please don't lump us in with them, over half our population are the "work until you drop dead" type, and are very courteous to others.

Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
11 months ago (edited)

What a disgusting, over-privileged, elitist fucking generation. Here's an idea: get a fucking job & save up like the rest of us, you sorry waste of fucking space. (And YOU were the fastest swimmer?). Talk about a "load" of losers.

Kuuipo Correa
Community Member
11 months ago

Yo alphaPuck I'm not an immigrant but my husband of 19yrs is! He came from 🇲🇽. Crossed the border looked for work been working ever simce never asked for sh#t from us and now pays taxes, has his green card, 2 beautiful children, and me! He is more AMERICAN then I am! His credit is so good he can get almost anything. He pays his way and busted his ass ever since! So again Mr. " leave the immigrant talk to actual immigrants" who the hell you think you're talking about coming over the border? How about YOU LEAVE real talk to real people who know WTF they are talking about. Hypocrites like you make no sense! You may be an immigrant but your a narrow minded, heartless, stereotypical, and not educated at all about IMMIGRANTS all over thr world. Their struggles, their luves etc. So dont go profiling ONE group of immigrants to all be the SAME! just like saying all your people are the same, CLOSED MINDED & UNEDUCATED#!! Point made. Now can YOU take the point and go read up on history of the first immigrants until now or just kerp running your mouth about stuff you know NOTHING ABOUT. Leave the ADULT conversations to the ADULTS.

AlphaPuck
Community Member
11 months ago

I did it the right way. Your husband disrespected American law the MOMENT he decided to cross illegally. The end does not justify the means. I don't give 2 shits about his credit score. I followed the rules and to have someone like you try to tell me that i am not the adult for doing it the legal way is the epitome of irony. Im sure your husband knows more than me on the illegal way to do it.

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Bec Snyder
Community Member
11 months ago

I love the ones who have signs that say, "I'm traveling the world on NO MONEY". Not MY money, but yours...

Id row
Community Member
11 months ago

More countries should adopt this policy.

I'm groot
Community Member
11 months ago

SMH x100

bill marsano
Community Member
11 months ago

Have seen several references in print to 'influencer industry," a product of inadequate vocabulary. It's not an industry--it's a racket..

canastasdenavidad
Community Member
11 months ago

Good, send them back home, not that their home countries want such leeches either

Ben Churchill
Community Member
11 months ago

Yay, Bali!

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Community Member
11 months ago

Good

Robert J. Williamson
Community Member
6 months ago

Only millenials would go to developing nations and beg money to keep travelling. I travelled around the world and saved first and also stopped and worked.

Danielle Renee
Community Member
6 months ago

THANK YOU!! those are the most annoying, entitled people i've seen.

Rodrigo AR
Community Member
6 months ago

I've seen this in Berlin, but they were locals

Karen Klinck
Community Member
6 months ago

And people wonder why other countries view up as the Ugly American! I've apologized--in front of assholes--for their behavior to the native putting up with them.

L McN
Community Member
6 months ago

lol, so...I agree with this. But have to laugh that other countries push this exact policy, but gripe when USA does the same at the borders? Isn't it the right...no, RESPONSIBILITY of each nation to protect it's country and it's citizens this way?

Karen Klinck
Community Member
6 months ago

Depends on your definition of protect, doesn't it?

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Larissa McDonald
Community Member
10 months ago

Good! Maybe consider this bough: make a pit stop in the middle of the ocean and just drop them off for a swim instead. I can bet their country doesn’t want them back anyway.

Jeff Requier
Community Member
11 months ago

What is a Begpacker? never heard of this.

Hans Brandt
Community Member
11 months ago

GOOD!

Maggie Collins
Community Member
11 months ago

I agree, saw a documentary of this and I was ashamed to say if I was from the same country some of the people were. Unbelievable!

Michelle Line
Community Member
11 months ago

What are "begpackers"?

Roberto Durante
Community Member
11 months ago

great action

Caroline
Community Member
11 months ago

What's a begpacker?

María Hermida
Community Member
11 months ago

People from rich countries who decide to fund their trip by begging along the way. The problem is they usually decide to travel to poor places like Indonesia, Nepal, India, etc where there are hundreds of REAL poor people who need help and food, so they are actually "stealing" from the needy locals. The word is a combination of beg and backpacker.

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Azure Adams
Community Member
11 months ago

Who says their embassies, or home countries for that matter, want them. Use them as free labor Bali and all other countries. Who are they going to complain to

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#11

Mom Thinks Her Son Needs My Service Dog, Not Just Any Service Dog

Mom Thinks Her Son Needs My Service Dog, Not Just Any Service Dog

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Tim Bijlsma
Community Member
11 months ago

Karen does what Karen does.

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#12

Thought On Exposure

Thought On Exposure

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Conor
Community Member
11 months ago

Who was the artist?

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#13

I Have To Pay For My Food?

I Have To Pay For My Food?

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Laura Zappenduster
Community Member
11 months ago

but.... but... why? and.... how??

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#14

Youtube Musician Donates Guitar

Youtube Musician Donates Guitar

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Shawn
Community Member
11 months ago

And I bet 99% of those messages were from people who would have immediately sold said guitar.

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#15

Can You Draw Me For Free?

Can You Draw Me For Free?

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Lord Beerus
Community Member
11 months ago

The creator of this pin is @cwilock!

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#16

So You Want Me To Unsell My Car And Are Offering Me Less Than It Sold For...

So You Want Me To Unsell My Car And Are Offering Me Less Than It Sold For...

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lilly nyangweso
Community Member
11 months ago

Reading this gave me a headache...what?

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#17

Everyone Named Sheldon Gets A Free Laptop

Everyone Named Sheldon Gets A Free Laptop

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Vanessa
Community Member
11 months ago

oh mark...

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#18

It's Free Pool

It's Free Pool

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Azure Adams
Community Member
11 months ago

I'd start calling the police for trespassing

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#19

If You Think It's Simple

If You Think It's Simple

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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
11 months ago

Oh, my. Artists being disrespected everywhere...

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#20

"But It's My Shift"

"But It's My Shift"

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Kaisu
Community Member
11 months ago

Why would someone expect money for work they didn't do??

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#21

Sign At My Local Tattoo Shop

Sign At My Local Tattoo Shop

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Podunkus
Community Member
11 months ago

That’s why I get all my tats online.

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#22

This Store Knows

This Store Knows

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Foxxy
Community Member
11 months ago (edited)

The thing is some shops price match so telling them you can find the exact same product cheaper online or in another shop can be a huge benefit. Quite often they can offer you the same deal or sometimes even 10% cheaper.

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#23

Ungrateful Man Shames His Wife On A Public Forum Because The Dinner She Cooked Him Wasn't To His Liking

Ungrateful Man Shames His Wife On A Public Forum Because The Dinner She Cooked Him Wasn't To His Liking

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Biljana Malesevic
Community Member
11 months ago

Why do people ever think that it's ok, ever, to shame anyone in public, on social medias? Not even stranger, let alone spouse, child or friend. If someone would do that to me, we wouldn't be friends or in touch anymore. If you don't like something about me, talk to me, don't try to shame me online in front of everyone. So rude and disrespectful!

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#24

Woman Gets Trolled After She Gets Too Choosy

Woman Gets Trolled After She Gets Too Choosy

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morgan jeffries
Community Member
11 months ago

What makes her think she is so entitled?

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#25

Woman Angry Book Pirating Site Is Being Sued, Complains To Author Whose Books She’d Been Stealing On Their Fan Page

Woman Angry Book Pirating Site Is Being Sued, Complains To Author Whose Books She’d Been Stealing On Their Fan Page

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Kaisu
Community Member
11 months ago

I have a tip for those with little to no income who want to read books: GET A LIBRARY CARD. If your library doesn't have books from a particular author you like, you can message them to suggest they acquire books from that author, they often take suggestions into account when purchasing new books. Don't read pirated books if you can't afford to buy new ones.

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#26

But I Only Have 800 Dollars

But I Only Have 800 Dollars

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Vanessa
Community Member
11 months ago

*surprised pikachu

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#27

"Fortunately I'm Not In A Position Where I Need To Pay To Work"

"Fortunately I'm Not In A Position Where I Need To Pay To Work"

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Phil Boswell
Community Member
11 months ago

Wait, what? How is this ever supposed to work? Seriously?

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#28

It's Free

It's Free

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AloofFox
Community Member
11 months ago

Okay WOW. Not cool.

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#29

No Uggos. Next!

No Uggos. Next!

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Vanessa
Community Member
11 months ago

wow that is so rude

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#30

Choosing Beggar Has Questions

Choosing Beggar Has Questions

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Martin Smith
Community Member
11 months ago

"Ya turd", LOL. Gotta be an Aussie.

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#31

He Is Always Asking For People To Help Pay For Rent And Bills. He Complains About Not Being Able To Afford Food... But He Thinks He Can Care For A Kitten...

He Is Always Asking For People To Help Pay For Rent And Bills. He Complains About Not Being Able To Afford Food... But He Thinks He Can Care For A Kitten...

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Kaisu
Community Member
11 months ago

Don't get a cat if you can't afford food even for yourself

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#32

Just To Persuade Him

Just To Persuade Him

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sakora
Community Member
11 months ago

Buy a frame, make an abstract paint, say it's worth more ;)

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#33

A Friend Of Mine Just Sent Me This. Why Is It That "Cash Ready" Means You Should Get An Incredible Deal?

A Friend Of Mine Just Sent Me This. Why Is It That "Cash Ready" Means You Should Get An Incredible Deal?

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sakora
Community Member
11 months ago

Facepalm. Curtain. End.

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#34

Sister, Can You Spare A Dime?

Sister, Can You Spare A Dime?

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EVERLEIGH
Community Member
11 months ago

Its alright, let her live her miserable life in peace! If it was me, that whole situation would have went differently.

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#35

Sorry I Dont Have Ca-

Sorry I Dont Have Ca-

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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
11 months ago

That is... wow...

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#36

Hungry, But Not That Hungry

Hungry, But Not That Hungry

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AloofFox
Community Member
11 months ago

Wow...

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#37

Still In Shock

Still In Shock

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Kaisu
Community Member
11 months ago

How about you get a job with discounts of your own instead of leeching off of others

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#38

Damn, That Sounds Like A Killer Investment

Damn, That Sounds Like A Killer Investment

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Jesper Rasmussen
Community Member
11 months ago

Isn’t that called prostitution?

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#39

You Better Be Reliable And On Time For This Incredibly Below Minimum Wage Job

You Better Be Reliable And On Time For This Incredibly Below Minimum Wage Job

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Margot Alexandre
Community Member
11 months ago

I think she means 65-75 a day for 7 hours. It's still low, but it's still 3dollars per chid per hour.

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#40

Not Good Enough For Her...

Not Good Enough For Her...

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Vanessa
Community Member
11 months ago

it's a beautiful ring!

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