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By noquiero - / Thursday 21 June 2012 18:13 / United Kingdom
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Yeah, atleast the homeless guy was trying to actually earn money through hardwork. You dont see much of that anymore, just people holding up a sign begging for money.

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I don't think he was asking for that much money either, you should have bought the damn thing and go back to what you were doing

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I forgot about the FML. All I could think about is that OP's imagery and discriptive skills are excellent and they should consider writing a novel. (Have the homeless guy be your muse.)

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Meh... Sounds to me like all this guy cares about is his poor sensitive nose. What the hell happened to faith hope & charity?

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This reminds me of one time on Christmas eve, there was a homeless man out in the cold separated from his family. So we gave him some money.

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I feel like in that situation i'd give him some money, or food, just because he has at least made the effort to earn his way. I have a lot of respect for people that try to make the best of the situation they are in, no matter how grim. Edit: Oh and this is my 1000th comment... do I get a cookie?

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Hypothetically, if he lives in Miami, he should keep the scrap metal as a weapon against all the zombies. Furthermore, it would cost more for a face transplant than he could possibly obtain from selling said scrap metal. THEREFORE, by buying his scrap metal you'd be making him unsafe and financially worse off (if he lives in Miami...). How inconsiderate!!!! ;)

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Yes, but a homeless man eating another man's face has nothing to do with scrap metal, which makes his comment irrelevant. And if he looked, he would also see that OP lives in the UK.

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I used to have a picture without my shirt on. But guys like this starting making me feel bad so I put it back on :]

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No. You'd like that. More like noticing the topless kid. What if I posted topless? Also you have like cumstains on your mirror.

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Drew you're skinny as hell. You remind me of those skinny MySpace kids posting shirtless pictures of them cause they have single digit body fat percentages so they think they're buff. I can hate on you all day...

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I feel like people can be a bit unnecessarily mean sometimes on FML. You wouldn't walk up to one of those weirdos who don't wear shirts in public and insult him, so why do it on a site? I think its in everyones best interest that most people on this sure wear clothes, but still. lay off a bit. No need to pile on like a bunch of middle school bullies.

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okay, so maybe he is being a little bit of an attention whore. but who cares? everyone always has to be so concerned and offended with what everyone else is doing. I'm annoyed by it, and then I move on. stop wasting your time insulting other people.

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Void its ok. Your face is in it at least. Drew you look like an advertisement. No one cares if you show off. But I want to comment ad interact with people. Not your pectoral muscles. It just really annoying. I hope I didn't come off too nasty. But it's true.

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I like it when people pick and choose what to complain about. "You can't do that! But you can, because -minuscule fact that makes no real difference-".

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Hi Ebony. Sorry your peeves are double standard. Nice duck face and peace sign by the way. So much better than an ab shot.

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He isn't an animal. I see your reference to possible alcoholism, but your comment shows unfair judgment because u dont know him or his past. And judging someone can never make you better than that person.

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To 85 - Actually I didn't tell them off. I was just pointing out the fact that judging people will not make a person better than someone else. Your just being ignorant, which doesn't make me mad. Just makes me laugh alittle.

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Most homeless people I see nowadays have been fucked over by the Government, mostly Veterans which pisses me off.

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Also you're judging me on the fact that I made a comment on the internet, how's being a hypocrite working out for you?

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99 - I am not judging you. I'm pointing out that you are being ignorant to the meaning of my comment.

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98 - well you shouldn't be laughing at me for my grammar mistake, since you used the incorrect verb tense of the work "make".

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You are judging me by calling me ignorant And whether I shouldn't laugh or not is irrelevant. I laugh at my own mistakes as well. ;-)

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Whoa people no need to get your panties in a knot, I wasn't trying to hurt the homeless mans feelings, because I'm sure he's reading this and sobbing as of right now. From what I've seen, many homeless people put themselves in that situation with addiction and a lack of willpower.

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Hatesfate- I'm not afraid to say it; you are an asshole. Yup I'm judging you to be an asshole because you are one. There is a difference between judging someone regarding their position or mistakes in life, and judging someone because they lack humanity and compassion. The world would be a better place without the former.

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What if he uses the money for drugs or alcohol? That's what I'd be wary about. I know not all homeless people are addicts, but that's just my humble opinion. :D

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Instead of giving homeless people money, what my family usually does is go into a store themselves and buy something to eat and drink for the homeless person.

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That is also a good idea. I have also bought food for them instead of giving them money

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38 - that is why whenever a homeless person asks me to buy something or for money I ask them if I can pay them in food...

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Yeah my family lives outside of Atlanta, and we come into contact with people asking for money all the time. Eventually, my mother started carrying around packets of snack crackers, dehydrated fruits, peanut butter packets, etc. in her purse. The reason we shied away from giving tons of food is because (at least in Atlanta) there is a fear that the homeless people with a lot of food will get assaulted by other homeless people for it (the food). And we would occasionally buy them meals, depending

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I agree that the best type of thing to do in this kind of situation is to buy them some food. Often times what will happen is if you offer to get them food they will turn you down because what they really want is money which will often end up being spent on alchohol. Nobody's hard earned money should be blown on getting some homeless guy wasted, that's why you should always offer food instead of money.

Buy it from him, maybe then he'll use the money to get better clothes. No need to get all pissy about it OP.

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#33 - He very well could, but he might be trying to turn his life around. Surely if he's trying to sell scarp metal that badly, he's trying. Also OP didn't mention the smell of drink on him, so it's unlikely the hobo is trying to get alcohol.

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Crack is still an option. I'm not saying all homeless people are druggies, but I've given a homeless person money because I felt bad. And I saw him with a 40 ounce a few minutes later. So he had money to buy a 40, but not a hamburger from McDonald's? I'm more comfortable giving them a gently used piece of clothing or a nice, hot hamburger.

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Not to mention he was leaning on the door. The first thing I thought of, was that he's intoxicated. Not to say that he wasn't just tired. And smelling of urine means you probably pissed yourself. Even a homeless could just, you know. Farmer piss.

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you crazy girl.... you gave him wayyyyyyy too much money if he could buy a 40 with it. be reasonable and generous at the same time. everyone does stupid stuff with a alot of money, but one cannot spend a small amount or even a bit more than that, so that person must save that money.

I know the economy isn't great but if you bought it at least he'd be able to take a shower, change his clothes or get a decent meal

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