Ever given money to a homeless man?

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  1. SEGA

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    I remember finishing work one evening and started to head off to the car park and head home.
    Found this old fella who was sleeping on the 3rd level in the middle of the stairs and had this massive grey beard with a black coat on, felt sorry for him :(

    Being a softy i opened up my wallet and had a 10 and a 50, i pulled the 50 out cause that's a no brainer right? and tried to place it in his arms as he had them crossed.
    At this point i was just applying enough pressure to squeeze the bill through his coat to not wake him up, i felt happy at this point knowing the guy will wake up seeing money!
    So i tried to step around him to go up the stairs and placed my foot just above his head, the guy wakes up seeing me stand over him and his arm grabs the railing to pull himself up and the 50 flew down to the gap into the lower levels.

    Felt bad for myself and could give to fucks about him tbh.

    Anyone a sucker like me?
     
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    gave a can collector guy $5 to sweep and clean up the shattered door window to our apt. in college.
     
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    I did, but not recently since the make more money than I do now.
     
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    liar. and yes, i give winos a couple bucks.
     
  5. Billy Brown

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    We had a a can guy on our campus. Everyone was friendly to Earnie.
    He would go into lecture halls after classes and collect all the cans.
    Not to mention all the ones he found on thurs-sun nights.

    At 10 cents a can and 70,000+ students he was prolly rich.
     
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    Believe what you want sir.
     
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    :yes:
     
  8. Phil McKrakin

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    All the time. I also offer to buy them food as well/instead... 50/50 they say yes.
     
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    I bought a beer at a shady looking gas station once and paid with a 20 and gave the change to the dude outside talking to himself
     
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    Knew you were a softy Phil :hug:
     
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    I used to work at a mom n pop speed shop in a really shitty part of town and the liquor store shared a parking lot with us. I payed a viet nam era vet that was homeless $5 a week to keep the bums off of my 442.

    He got beat to death by a group of kids a few years ago. :(
     
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    Yes, I've given many people dollars here and there over the years. I think the most I gave was $40 with my ex after we left a Best Buy after getting several DVDs.

    I gave a few panhandlers money when I was in New Orleans this summer, but I'm in an area where i don't encounter that sort of thing so I haven't been hit up since.
     
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    lol @ vietnam vet getting beat to death.
     
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    :wtf:



    :spit:
     
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    Pwned@Home :(
     
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    Spokompton is hard on war vets.
     
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    Regularly.....even if they buy booze with it, at least I know where it's going. I prefer direct charity over paying a 200K salary for a non profit ceo...LOL
     
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    there's a couple of pretty young homeless people claiming to be vets on my path.

    they have a military id card clipped to their cardboard, but my gut tells me it's fake.
     
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    Well duh..
     
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    unless you can prove to me that you're Tim Tebow or Mother Theresa, you pulled out the Hamilton, not the Grant.