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Old 10-27-2014, 11:31 AM   #121
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Was talking with my airbnb host in boulder the other day. It turns out his neighbor lost his $8/hour fast food job and is now begging (near CU) and bringing in $21/hour.

This is second-hand information but really makes me wonder.
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Tax free.
But, seriously, would you ever, under any circumstances want to make your living this way? Thanks, but no thanks.

There are resources for almost every scenario where someone needs help. Far better to discourage panhandling by giving directly to the resource of your choice.
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Old 10-27-2014, 01:20 PM   #122
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But, seriously, would you ever, under any circumstances want to make your living this way?
I'm sure there's a personality type for that. Probably starts with an "E".
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Old 10-27-2014, 01:22 PM   #123
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Being from Philadelphia every day you are faced with folks asking for money for something. It is very difficult to say no.
As I recall, this would be the police.
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Old 10-27-2014, 02:20 PM   #124
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Best line I ever heard from a homeless smelly begger, as he aproached 3 programmer types on a city street. "Hey, I'm not going to lie, I want $10.00 to buy a pint of Jack." We were blown away by his honestly, he got his Jack or whatever.

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