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Kids these days… (what to do with the Civic panhandlers)

By DrKoresh 29 May 2012 43

So as I walked past the new Macca’s at the city interchange on Saturday night, I was asked for “$2 for tha bus?” by a girl of 12 or 13.  When I just said “no.” she responded with a string of expletives that was so unnecessary all I could do was laugh.  That was apparently the wrong thing to do, because a little friend of hers, a boy who couldn’t have been older than 12 years of age all dressed up in his gangsta hoodie and ball-cap threated to fight me.  

I kept walking at this point because who needs that kinda crap when they’re out for a night of fun?  But it’s got me wondering, what’s the right thing to do in that situation?  I mean, when actually scary people try and muscle me for money I’ll give them the 50 odd cents in my pocket so they’ll leave me alone but these were children, I wouldn’t even call them teens.

Have any of you had the pleasure of encountering these little s***s, or ones like them?  What did/would you do?  I almost regret not letting him take a swing at me and then punching him right in his vile little head, but then, I was headed to my mate’s 21st and I wasn’t sure how well the local constabulary would handle a grown-man punching a child (however much they were asking for it).  That, and then there’s always the possibility of equally devo cousins, older brothers etc. seeking to even the score.

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aceofspades 12:18 pm 31 May 12

EvanJames said :

aceofspades said :

I only wonder what ever happened to their pride.

They take their pride in fleecing people and tricking them.

What a cleverly thought out and conceived con. “Can I have $2 for tha bus?”. Obviously a scam so noteworthy it should have been included in “The Sting” or “Paper Moon”.

EvanJames 11:57 am 31 May 12

aceofspades said :

I only wonder what ever happened to their pride.

They take their pride in fleecing people and tricking them.

carnardly 10:31 am 31 May 12

last time someone approached me for money for food – i pulled an apple out my bag and offered it to them. Then I got “Eff Off B**CH” in response. I guess they weren’t really that hungry….

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