Do you give money to panhandlers?

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  1. VeeB

    VeeB I have a Full Member VIP

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    I try not to, but sometimes I get suckered in.

    Today, I went to a strip mall to get Jamba Juice, and there was a family of 6. Four kids and a mom and dad. The kids were all under the age of 10. The parents were hugely fucking fat. The dad was animalgod fat. I hate it when they have their kids out in parking lots, in all of that crazy traffic. I went into Jamba Juice and got one for each of the kids, and gave it to them on my way out. Then I gave their parents the stink eye.
     
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    baltimore mike Well-Known Member POTY The Bar

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    never!
     
  4. gilaet

    gilaet mind wandering... Staff Member

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    Only if they have change for $100.
     
  5. Tommy

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    That was pretty passive-aggressive.
     
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    I was in San Francisco the weekend before Christmas like 5 years ago, there was a homeless guy standing in the pouring rain, no jacket, just looked miserable. My husband gave him a $20 and his umbrella. Every time we have gone back to SF since then, that guy has been sitting in that same spot. He probably makes more than we do. :facepalm:
     
  7. VeeB

    VeeB I have a Full Member VIP

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    I know. Better than throwing my shit at them though.
     
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    I was pumping gas the other day and some dude came up and asked for money to buy gas to get his family to the shelter. I said i didnt have any cash but if he pulled his shitty 1986 touring van up I'd put some in for him expecting him to bitch about the cash stuff. He did pull his van up and I put $10 of gas in and his dirty lard ass wife said "Thank you, God bless" like 20 times. Then they left. I'm awesome
     
  9. Mack

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    sometimes
     
  10. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    :lol:
     
  11. TripTo My Taint

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    I hate the families.

    Just today; true story. A family of 4 was crossing the parking lot wearing safety vests (you need paid panhandling permits/attire here) with poor-boy signs in-tow after a long day of begging. They got into a late-model Volvo.

    If I had my digital camera with me (shoots decent movies) this fucker would be viral.
     
  12. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    I do, my BIL was on the street when he was in the throws of his addiction, I hope someone showed him the same kindness
     
  13. Mack

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    :jj: Nothing passive about it.
     
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    Dana's boyfrien buys them outfits.
     
  16. VeeB

    VeeB I have a Full Member VIP

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    I get hit up at the gas station a couple of times a year. They don't even seem to actually have a car, though.
     
  17. NipplesAndToes23

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    You should have punched the dad in the face for not being ashamed.
     
  18. VeeB

    VeeB I have a Full Member VIP

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    My hand would have gotten sucked into his blubber scarf.
     
  19. Lawsy

    Lawsy Hey, buttholes

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  20. Splash

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    Yeah, thats why i thought my plan was genius but he called my bluff.