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

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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 ;)

Shawn
Community Member
11 months ago

Or call them, then laugh and hang up

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Mieke Sorée
Community Member
11 months ago

If I had that money to spent, I would give her $250 worth of something like toilet paper. Or tampons.

Phlop Ophlarb
Community Member
11 months ago

Donate 250 in their name to a charity

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Vicky Zar
Community Member
11 months ago

Is it normal to tell your guests how much they have to spend on gifts?

Hard 2 Guess
Community Member
11 months ago

No, it is never ok to tell your guests how much they have to spend on gifts. In my book even expecting gift is no no.

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Gerry Higgins
Community Member
11 months ago

Why do people go completely insane about their weddings?

Rosie Hamilton
Community Member
11 months ago

They are told it should be the best day of their life. Over promising so that so many people end up disappointed. Have a party, have a laugh - chill out. None of it matters more than a great marriage.

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Foxxy
Community Member
11 months ago

$250 is insane. My budget for wedding gifts is usually $50, if we can afford it maybe $100 but that is it.

tuzdayschild
Community Member
11 months ago

If you have sooooo much people then you don't need Mike.

BangtanTrashcan
Community Member
11 months ago

I bet no one came after being informed that they had to get a gift above $250

Drew Sauveur
Community Member
11 months ago

Wife's cousin got married in 05' in manhattan, we had to pay to go down there, stay the weekend, (we live in Canada), and they sent out an email to all the invited guests that the ''Expected donation'' for their wedding presents was $500. We gave them an envelope filled with bed bath and beyond coupons and a nice card.

Rosie Hamilton
Community Member
11 months ago

People who make these demands are not worth it.

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Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
11 months ago

You do know that 250 Guyanese dollars amount to some 1.20 U.S. dollars? You could even tell them you're not going to be cheap and give them a 2000 dollar gift. 2000 Guyanese Dollars will cost you 10 U.S. dollars.

Karen Klinck
Community Member
6 months ago

Give 'em a garaunteed website to a Nigerian prince and tell 'em to go for it!

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Laura Zappenduster
Community Member
11 months ago

sure. sooo much people.

Johnny Frostbite
Community Member
11 months ago

much people! such wow. Many asshole

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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
11 months ago

Weddings... a test for true friendship.

Lainie Campey
Community Member
11 months ago

Buy them $250 worth of condoms so they don’t have self entitled brats like themselves.

MJ
Community Member
11 months ago

Print them a $250 bill. Cheap for you, and they get their "$250"...

Jo Bebe
Community Member
11 months ago

So much people? You mean like so many

Vinniegret
Community Member
10 months ago

Oouu hope Vicky Zar doesn't see that comment.

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Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
11 months ago

If there was ever a need for a bag of dicks, this is it.

Karen Klinck
Community Member
6 months ago

There is, evidently, something called 'A Bag O' Dicks" pasta. I understand you can buy it in New Orleans in novelty shops. (Okay, you can find 'beads' like that, too. Why you'd want them is another matter.)

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Kathy Baylis
Community Member
11 months ago

I can buy myself a lot of beer, cocktails, and cake for $250, and I won’t have to waste time buying you a gift, dressing up, and putting up with you, your friends, or your family (who made you the way you are) for hours on end while pretending I’m enjoying myself.

Ralph MALPH
Community Member
11 months ago

Hmmmm, greedy and illiterate. What a great combination.

Bernadett Nagy
Community Member
11 months ago

donate to a good cause 250 and give the confimation card in their name.

Jordan W.
Community Member
11 months ago

I would appear in shorts and slippers and singlets hehe (just a joke)

Country Nana
Community Member
11 months ago

I love the part where she says "you're losing." Lol

Ben Churchill
Community Member
11 months ago

Requirement? Ugh, no thanks!

anotherboredpanda
Community Member
11 months ago

How many cocktails and cakes can you get elsewhere for 250$? Photograph the receipt and send it to them

Zelda Blue
Community Member
11 months ago

I would buy her a book on proper grammar. Seriously you have soooo MUCH people here. UUUGH!

Katie Hayes
Community Member
11 months ago

I had to reread it because at first I thought my Brain did that.. then reread again like wtf...hahah

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Karen Klinck
Community Member
6 months ago

Hallmark needs to make Entitlement cards: 'It's your _______! Congratulations! I'm sorry you're such an entitled ass, you're going to make a lot of people perfectly miserable!' With appropriate art, of course. Maybe with a little sign at the bottom with an asterisk that says 'artwork donated by influencer-abused artists.'

Deku
Community Member
6 months ago

Check your grammar

It's me NOT mario
Community Member
6 months ago

paint and thats all

Calum Sanderson
Community Member
11 months ago

S O O O O O O M U C H P E O P L E

Katinka Min
Community Member
11 months ago

Well, he/she is NOT losing 250$

Whatshername
Community Member
11 months ago

It said 'if', not 'when' 😜 Would show up without a gift and enjoy all the drinks and snacks 🤣

Cindy Collins
Community Member
11 months ago

Just go and drink the free beer and cocktails, and say the gift is on it's. way. You are getting married people not curing cancer

Naomi Armitage
Community Member
11 months ago

"we have SOOOOOOO MUCH people here that've confirmed" #1-- SOOOOOOO *MANY #2--Then you won't miss me #3--Sure they confirmed, but how many actually showed?

Sherry Harvey
Community Member
11 months ago

A “friend” worth losing, that bride.

Caroline Driver
Community Member
11 months ago

A wedding list is one thing, dictating to your guests how much they must spend ( a lot) seems like 'how fast can we lose friends?' Perhaps they only want to keep friends with more money than sense.

Billy Beecham
Community Member
11 months ago

These are your friends?

Sally Hudd
Community Member
11 months ago

Did they mean ‘SOOOOOO MANY? Amazing how many idiots there are.

Janice Seagraves
Community Member
11 months ago

*eye roll*

Lisa Chambers
Community Member
11 months ago

Never speak to this money grubbing moron again.

L McN
Community Member
11 months ago

Seriously? A LOWER limit to a gift? Dude, you aren't buying it. You are getting something for free. You should be happy if they got you a $5 visa card and apply it to your wedding costs. Selfish only will destroy your marriage as well....

Id row
Community Member
11 months ago

For $250, that person could spend an entire day at a spa getting massaged and pampered. I don't think they're 'losing' by passing on that wretched, sorry excuse of a wedding. These horrible people forget that gifts are optional when it comes to weddings. I was just as grateful for the cheap plastic picture frame I got as I was for the large checks at my wedding. I was just happy people went out of their way to attend because going to weddings is a pain in the ass. No one ever says, "Man, I wish there was a wedding I could go to today."

Ian Carter
Community Member
11 months ago

If I was held a ransom by some entitled brat ( no mater their age) I would decline the invite too, a present is exactly that a present not an entitlement, I will get you something that is nice the cost of the item is relevant and if you think otherwise you are classless.

i0ana
Community Member
11 months ago (edited)

:))))))) this post should be called "ïdiots of the internet,part 435834902677"

RaroaRaroa
Community Member
11 months ago

"if you weren't informed" Did they not send out invites?

elfin
Community Member
11 months ago

For $250 you can buy beer, cocktails, and cake AND invite people you actually like and value to share.

Tammy Allen
Community Member
11 months ago

We had a theme wedding and specifically asked people to dress for the theme instead of buying gifts. I can't believe how entitled some people are.

Peko
Community Member
11 months ago

IF you're buying a gift. The loophole here is that I'm not going to buy one, they never said that a gift was mandatory.

Phlop Ophlarb
Community Member
11 months ago

For 250 I can buy so much beer and cocktails! I'm also baffled that they sent a text to remind them that there was a wedding, implying they didn't actually invite them with an invitation…

TheDivineMs.M
Community Member
11 months ago

First of all sweetie.... fix your grammar... second, to make a requirement for your wedding gift is extremely tacky and crass.

Lenka Smetanová
Community Member
11 months ago

its 1/3 of my whole month payment.... I mean... I would actually mabye consider to came, and buy somenthing realy insane, like 1200pcs of little bouncing balls... like, take that you ***! It have worth of 250 Dollars!

Susan Reid Smith
Community Member
11 months ago

One of the most used and useful wedding gifts we got was inexpensive and very well thought out! I cherish that loving gift.

DearOptimists
Community Member
11 months ago

You make me wonder what the gift was?

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Sergio Pol
Community Member
11 months ago

The cool thing about this is all my previous comments here apply to every previous post and surely for the next ones.

Octavia Hansen
Community Member
11 months ago

Sure you want to be friends with this person/couple? I'm sure there will be other requests of you, to pay for their life . . .

Karen Dyer
Community Member
11 months ago

Get a box draw a picture of 251.00 one it, wrap it up real nice and hand it to them.

Valerie Lessard
Community Member
11 months ago

so MANY, not so much

Just a Purpler
Community Member
11 months ago

This one seems fake to me...

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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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