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BklynChick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-09-08 01:39 PM
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54. I give to homeless people all the time, in the subway, on the street, etc.
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  -Do you give money to panhandlers? bertha katzenengel  Jun-09-08 08:10 AM   #0 
  - Yes I do.  MrsGrumpy   Jun-09-08 08:20 AM   #1 
  - Yes, I carry a good amount of change for this very purpose  Chan790   Jun-09-08 08:25 AM   #2 
  - I do.  terrya   Jun-09-08 08:28 AM   #3 
  - I use to give to the Vietnam Vet that would sit by the exit ramp where i would get off of 95  LynneSin   Jun-09-08 08:31 AM   #4 
  - The other aspects of this include...  CBHagman   Jun-09-08 08:40 AM   #12 
     - well the homeless vietnam vet was pretty legit - he didn't have any legs below his knees  LynneSin   Jun-09-08 08:49 AM   #15 
     - So what if they spend it on drugs or alcohol?  Fran Kubelik   Jun-09-08 10:12 AM   #34 
  - If I have money, yes.  oktoberain   Jun-09-08 08:32 AM   #5 
  - if i have any yes. sometimes i buy people food.  lionesspriyanka   Jun-09-08 08:32 AM   #6 
  - it depends on what they look like. nt.  IndianaJones   Jun-09-08 08:33 AM   #7 
  - ...  lionesspriyanka   Jun-09-08 08:34 AM   #8 
  - yes. nt  xchrom   Jun-09-08 08:34 AM   #9 
  - I stick to things, generally.  CBHagman   Jun-09-08 08:36 AM   #10 
  - I did yesterday...  malta blue   Jun-09-08 08:36 AM   #11 
  - Typically, yes.  distantearlywarning   Jun-09-08 08:41 AM   #13 
  - Sniffa's thread inspired this one. I'll show no judgment here.  bertha katzenengel   Jun-09-08 08:54 AM   #16 
     - Thank you for saying that.  terrya   Jun-09-08 08:57 AM   #18 
  - Of course  easttexaslefty   Jun-09-08 08:45 AM   #14 
  - I did yesterday.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-09-08 08:55 AM   #17 
  - Every single one I pass, every single time.  Tyler Durden   Jun-09-08 08:58 AM   #19 
  - I mistrust the folks with the "I need gas money since ____" stories  tigereye   Jun-09-08 09:02 AM   #20 
  - I was asked for 5 bucks at the gas station back by a guy w/family at a gas station when gas was $2  JVS   Jun-09-08 09:02 AM   #21 
  - I figure I can afford a buck....  Tyler Durden   Jun-09-08 09:05 AM   #22 
  - that was a kind thing to do!  tigereye   Jun-09-08 09:07 AM   #23 
  - yup, but not always. Once I got into it with a homeless lady  jonnyblitz   Jun-09-08 09:12 AM   #24 
  - hey there.. how are you>  lionesspriyanka   Jun-09-08 09:14 AM   #26 
  - I am doing great. I took a break here because I got tired of the  jonnyblitz   Jun-09-08 09:28 AM   #29 
  - Hey, jonny!  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-09-08 10:13 AM   #35 
     - hey!!11  jonnyblitz   Jun-09-08 10:42 AM   #38 
  - Sometimes  OmahaBlueDog   Jun-09-08 09:12 AM   #25 
  - I used to give more often  NewJeffCT   Jun-09-08 09:19 AM   #27 
  - Yes I do, and I know that once that money leaves my hands, it's not my business...  Fran Kubelik   Jun-09-08 09:25 AM   #28 
  - Yep.  Iggo   Jun-09-08 09:29 AM   #30 
  - Here it's mostly people asking for money to eat. And yes, I give them money.  Maddy McCall   Jun-09-08 09:30 AM   #31 
  - Yes...if I can spare it. Always. And I've done it multiple times...  philboy   Jun-09-08 09:36 AM   #32 
  - Never.  Wcross   Jun-09-08 10:06 AM   #33 
  - yep, if they approach me and talk to me.  KG   Jun-09-08 10:25 AM   #36 
  - Only if money is handy. I used to give money to people with sob stories at the bus station but  applegrove   Jun-09-08 10:38 AM   #37 
  - opps  Carnea   Jun-09-08 10:44 AM   #39 
  - If I can. I always try to imagine myself in that situation.  Shell Beau   Jun-09-08 10:50 AM   #40 
  - Nope.  MrCoffee   Jun-09-08 10:58 AM   #41 
  - Yes, I do. Whatever occurs after that, is not on my conscience.  WinkyDink   Jun-09-08 11:08 AM   #42 
  - Sometimes - it's pretty random whether I do or don't  petronius   Jun-09-08 11:15 AM   #43 
  - Rarely  Coyote_Bandit   Jun-09-08 11:29 AM   #44 
  - There's one in my neighborhood who is covered in burns- his skin looks like melted wax and his hands  LeftyMom   Jun-09-08 11:31 AM   #45 
  - I do unless I know it's a scam  av8rdave   Jun-09-08 11:34 AM   #46 
  - As a rule of thumb no  nomad1776   Jun-09-08 11:36 AM   #47 
  - Sometimes.  redqueen   Jun-09-08 11:38 AM   #48 
  - depends on their lipstick  Enrique   Jun-09-08 11:42 AM   #49 
  - Heh  bertha katzenengel   Jun-09-08 02:02 PM   #57 
  - I donate to single mothers going to college.  Carnea   Jun-09-08 11:45 AM   #50 
  - Yes  rockymountaindem   Jun-09-08 12:59 PM   #51 
  - Next time (Yeah like this will happen again I know)  Carnea   Jun-09-08 02:47 PM   #60 
  - No.  AngryOldDem   Jun-09-08 01:04 PM   #52 
  - If they look in need....  pdx_prog   Jun-09-08 01:16 PM   #53 
  - I give to homeless people all the time, in the subway, on the street, etc.  BklynChick   Jun-09-08 01:39 PM   #54 
  - Sometimes  Dyedinthewoolliberal   Jun-09-08 01:44 PM   #55 
  - sometimes, but not as often as I should. (n/t)  galledgoblin   Jun-09-08 01:53 PM   #56 
  - If I have it, yes.  mutley_r_us   Jun-09-08 02:09 PM   #58 
  - Never. EVER.  Zavulon   Jun-09-08 02:11 PM   #59 
  - Ruprecht the Monkey Boy? I don't like the way he handles his pans.  Peake   Jun-09-08 02:48 PM   #61 
  - Just found this link How to Panhandle it's a riaot  Carnea   Jun-09-08 02:52 PM   #62 
  - It depends  sniffa   Jun-09-08 02:53 PM   #63 
  - Not usually, these days  ForrestGump   Jun-09-08 05:07 PM   #64 
  - No  littlebit   Jun-09-08 05:11 PM   #65 
  - no, but instead i give through paycheck deduction to homeless and food charities  CreekDog   Jun-09-08 05:19 PM   #66 
  - No I do not.  Texasgal   Jun-09-08 05:26 PM   #67 
  - Yes, but watch out for the gas pumpers.  Sequoia   Jun-09-08 05:35 PM   #68 
 

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