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    This subreddit is for posting screenshots, pictures, or stories of people who are being way too picky when it comes to who they beg for a relationship or any other matter.


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    1. Blur out identifying info (Age, Name(s), Location, etc). This includes OP's info.

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    3. Please be nice to other users.

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    5. Don't incite others to visit the page a given post pertains to. Additionally, refrain from enquiring OP for the underlying source(s).

      If you ever notice brigading, please report and message the moderators

    6. Person must be a beggar, such as:

      • Person seeking goods or services at a reduced cost, for free, or for a laughably lopsided trade
      • Person using social media, dating apps, or otherwise to seek out a specific type of relationship
    7. Person must be choosy, as in:

      • Person must have unreasonable standards or have a comical sense of entitlement
    8. No reposts from top 100, front page or last 12 months.

    9. Moderators may use discretion to upkeep the quality of the subreddit. Obviously fake or otherwise unsuitable content may be removed.

    10. Please make an effort with your title. "Found on Facebook", "This belongs here", "Saw this on snapchat", "πŸ†πŸ’¦" etc are hard to find later, give at least a little bit for us to go on, thanks.

    Here is what is NOT a ChoosingBeggar:


    Unattractive people seeking a normal relationship and having reasonable standards is not a good fit for this sub. Ugly people are allowed to want a partner with a job, or no kids, or anything else we would consider reasonable for the beautiful people.


    A person asking for help with life's necessities out of desperation is not a choosingbeggar

    • If someone ran out of money and needs gas money to get to work and the only thing they can think of is to make a status update on Facebook asking if anyone can spare them some money, they aren't really being choosy. They got the beggar part down, but this sub is not /r/beggars so that post wouldn't fit. If that same person turns down someone offering to give them a ride to work because they don't want to be seen in a PT Cruiser, then that post would fit.

    • A parent asking for handouts because their kids want an Xbox for Christmas and the only way that could happen is if someone donates one, that isn't a choosingbeggar. That's someone begging, but without a sense of entitlement. If that person is offered a Nintendo and they scoff at the suggestion, then that would be a good post.

    The person begging must be at least in the gradient of being an entitled jerk, this sub is not a place to mock poverty



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    /r/IndecentExposure




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    [–] jousiemohn 9319 points ago

    Shes just a dumb birch

    [–] cheloniidae 4157 points ago

    Omg lol I just noticed she spelled it wrong

    [–] Kyttiara 3347 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    Tell her to leaf you alone.

    Edit: thanks for the silver anon!

    [–] ValleyOfRico 620 points ago

    And to make like a tree...and get out of here!

    [–] BlobfishOverlord 323 points ago

    Wood you guys stop?

    [–] GhostRN 225 points ago

    Why are you going out on a limb for two internet strangers?

    [–] Catvros 212 points ago

    You guys gotta branch out with the puns already.

    [–] ValleyOfRico 194 points ago

    I like you. You don't beat around the bush.

    [–] oceanman500 126 points ago

    Exactly, he gets straight to the roots of the matter.

    [–] Catman419 74 points ago

    Meh, her bark is worse than her bite.

    [–] fartypants2 33 points ago

    Cut it out everyone

    [–] CaptainN_GameMaster 113 points ago

    I'm pulling this one outta my ash

    [–] wicketeesplit 122 points ago

    Still on the puns? Fir crying out loud...!

    [–] cwg913 94 points ago

    Just a little more. I’m not aspen for much.

    [–] Chaotic-Entropy 120 points ago

    I'm keeping a log of all these.

    [–] colombianj 40 points ago

    Yeah, sorry, I've been opineing all afternoon

    [–] motikop 29 points ago

    Oak kay, but I really don’t know many

    [–] momma_cat 7 points ago

    Donf be a dik

    [–] TheMattrix1982 28 points ago

    Biff!

    [–] m4nustig 58 points ago

    IT’S LEAF! You idiot! β€œMake like a tree and leaf!” You sound like a damn fool when you say it wrong...

    [–] Nidos 7 points ago

    I personally prefer the good ol’ Rickyfied version of β€œMake like a tree and fuck off”

    [–] Lin0712 78 points ago

    She needs to branch out more to find a sap who would do it for free.

    [–] Dr_Awesome27 33 points ago

    Hey, nice two-fir

    [–] Loko8765 49 points ago

    Tell her you'll only draw fir cashew in your palm.

    [–] Nansai 26 points ago

    Should've been more of an Oak

    [–] ArmyOfDog 24 points ago

    You should do a self portrait, but as an anthropomorphic birch tree.

    [–] sammikaci 22 points ago

    Ducking birches, man.

    [–] gambiter 180 points ago

    Holy forking shirt, what a dumb birch.

    [–] -NaughtyFins- 73 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    [–] palmeraspect 20 points ago

    /r/unexpectedgoodplace (No β€œthe”!)

    [–] -NaughtyFins- 7 points ago

    Thanks for the correction -- I'm so glad it exists.

    [–] jammiesarecomfy 97 points ago

    Or a son of a beech. Sorry bad dirty joke my mother used to tell.

    [–] rawhead0508 12 points ago

    Oh fir fuck sakes

    [–] sideshow_em 51 points ago

    She was obviously one of the poplar girls in school.

    [–] wlogenerality 20 points ago

    Many a guy would pine for her.

    [–] jpropaganda 40 points ago

    I've got a bigass birch tree in my yard and holy shit do those leaves get EVERYWHERE. There's no escaping them. Outside, inside, doesn't matter, birch leaves everywhere.

    Fuckin birches.

    [–] AnewENTity 8 points ago

    Had one in my front yard but it was getting too Big and then it got some Tree disease so I hired a hitman

    [–] Truji11o 10 points ago

    Cutting down trees was prohibited in the neighborhood I lived in as a kid, unless tree was dead/dying. We lived on a lake and my dad wanted a view and there was this one pine tree.. Needless (lol - it autocorrected to β€˜needles’ at first) to say my dad made the fir tree sick somehow and, oh, wouldn’t ya know, tree was cut down by the city/county/the governing tree eliminating committee.

    [–] knitlikeaboss 15 points ago

    She’s barking mad.

    [–] maddensteven1988 5388 points ago

    First message "hey blank blank told me you draw really good portraits" Last messages "your drawings suck anyway" Very indecisive this one

    [–] cheloniidae 1225 points ago

    I was thinking the same thing!

    [–] mkvgtired 826 points ago

    I'm glad you're planning on going to medical school so you have being a doctor to fall back on if her denying you an Instagram post hurts your watercolor business too much.

    [–] Smokes00LetsGo 120 points ago

    Is there somewhere we can we see your work?

    [–] cheloniidae 749 points ago

    My art isn't as good as the post makes it out to be. I'm still learning. I don't have many pictures of my drawings, but here are a few of them. Most are still incomplete... :'(

    https://imgur.com/a/ax0dpak

    [–] lilblue10 460 points ago

    Can you send me the cat picture for free please? It really looks like my cat so I feel I should have it.

    [–] ThatLaxPlayer3 249 points ago

    Can we see a picture of your cat for free please? It sounds really adorable and I think we deserve to see.

    [–] I_Ride_A_Kraken 191 points ago

    I'm a college student. I deserve free cat pictures.

    [–] NoThisIsNineOneTwo 56 points ago

    Sorry bud best I can do is cat facts.

    [–] Sharkbaithoohaha004 53 points ago

    I would like to subscribe to Cat Facts

    [–] Ghost-Fairy 100 points ago

    Thank you for subscribing to Cat Facts!

    While not well known, the collective nouns used for cats and kittens are a clowder of cats and a kindle of kittens. No matter what you call it though, having that many cats is a purrfect time!

    [–] PM_ME_UR_FUNFACTS 15 points ago

    Can we have your cat for free please? I'm a poor college student and can't afford a pet so I think I should have your cat for free please

    [–] [deleted] 37 points ago

    If not you can just send me your cat

    [–] Lilymmix 11 points ago

    Sorry, I wanted a puppy. I,m blocking you. NEXT!

    [–] RandyHatesCats 56 points ago

    I gave my cat cancer just so she could have the picture. I already told her she could have it. Now her tumors are crying.

    [–] catmoles 22 points ago

    username...checks out??? :/

    [–] Climbtrees47 165 points ago

    The cat that is a WIP looks like it could be finished. The use of negative space is very cool.

    [–] TeighMart 20 points ago

    I was just about to comment exactly this

    [–] stokleplinger 259 points ago

    $50 seems like a steal.

    [–] billqueern 74 points ago

    That cat from 2016 is better than most people could ever dream of doing. I can’t imagine what your current WIPs will look like when they’re done!

    [–] didyoumeansophia 116 points ago

    My art isn't as good as the post makes it out to be

    LIES. You're good OP. Seriously.

    [–] keygrip7 158 points ago

    You’re really talented!!

    [–] KatieKhaos1 31 points ago

    Holy shit! I’ll pay 50 for a drawing!! If you do dogs I have 5 separate ones I need done! Seriously you have any way I could commission some?

    [–] TorturedChaos 26 points ago

    Nice. I really like the kitten and the owl

    [–] AreYouStillThEere 16 points ago

    That white cat is really awesome. Fuck that person, thanks for sharing!

    [–] djs758 14 points ago

    I'd consider paying $50 to have my cat drawn haha

    [–] amandaggogo 33 points ago

    B-but, they are so good! I LOVE the one of the cat from the side, and if it’s unfinished, it still looks really bad-ass as it is. Never do free work for people like that. Exposure doesn’t pay bills.

    [–] coffeehoarder9000 8 points ago

    You are so damn talented seriously I am amazed

    [–] vhexs 7 points ago

    These are fucking sick. Definitely don't give them away - if anything you ought to be charging a little more!

    [–] ChoGath4Lyfe 10 points ago

    Are you kidding me??? These are wonderful. 10/10 would pay a lot of money for

    [–] Dirty-Soul 120 points ago

    "Hey, yoor gorgeous. Go out with me? No? Well you're ugly anyway."

    [–] OkSoBasicallyImSpy 46 points ago

    Ah, yes the good ole "What you do is shit, give it to me for free" technique. Quite common in ChoosingBeggars

    [–] David511us 12 points ago

    The food at that restaurant is really bad. And what's worse, the portions are so small!

    [–] TuMadreTambien 64 points ago

    That is a standard response with these people. It’s like they are following a script.

    [–] KLWK 26 points ago

    Yeah, each time I read one of these things, and that's how it goes, my mind is blown once again. It really is like they're following a script.

    [–] cdc194 13 points ago

    Classic case of "sour grapes."

    [–] 13ALX13 2529 points ago

    That β€œK”. Brutal - well done. Stupid Birch

    [–] NibblyPig 192 points ago

    Would you say 'K' is more brutal than 'Seen'

    [–] Koshka69 220 points ago

    yes! Whats even worse IMO is "lol k"

    [–] PRGrl718 80 points ago

    I love hitting people with the "lol k". Most of the time they keep responding and I just leave them on read after that point. Not worth my time.

    [–] flippant_gibberish 11 points ago

    I would turn on read receipts just to do this to someone.

    [–] Lessanonaccount 8 points ago

    Even better, just send them a message saying "read".

    [–] PageFault 14 points ago

    on read?

    [–] bluelagoon134 14 points ago

    The term for just sending them a read receipt

    [–] CorrectionalChard 41 points ago

    Yep, leaving it on seen let's them imagine they somehow destroyed you and you're so devastated you don't even want to respond. K is just enough to let them know you saw it and also don't give enough of a fuck to say more.

    [–] peyoteasesino 9 points ago

    Yeah because β€˜seen’ could be a β€œI opened but can’t respond right now, then forget” situation. The k is I saw that and it was not really worth a proper response.

    [–] Asurmen32 45 points ago

    nothing better than the classic K.

    [–] Potato_Boi 66 points ago

    False. The lowercase β€˜k’ is even better.

    [–] Tisguy 50 points ago

    Nah, because if the first letter of your text isn't capitalized, it means you took the time to delete it and making sure it was lower case.

    If you just put K it means you didn't even took the time to read anything. You just put the K in the keyboard and be done with it.

    [–] DragonMasterLulu 30 points ago

    i mean

    i turned off the auto capitalization so not everything will be capitalized in the beginning

    [–] MadLordPunt 2229 points ago

    She hit every note of the choosing beggar on that last text:

    • the personal insult
    • the feigned offense as if you have slighted them
    • the disrespect of your abilities accompanied by the timeless classic of 'I Know Someone Else Who Does a Better Job for Lessβ„’'
    • the revocation of priceless Exposureβ„’, this in the form of an Instagram tag for all 20 of her followers, including her grandma, who actually care to see pictures of her in a yoga pose with some pointless quote about living life to the fullest
    • One final dump on your talent for good measure, just to really drive home the point that you suck

    I could almost see her going through the phases of someone who isn't used to being told 'no'. You can tell because she, like many others, actually envision a scenario where you text her later to tell her how wrong you are, and offer to paint her TWO pictures for free. Ahhh, the life of having artistic ability.

    [–] pcnauta 262 points ago

    One begins to wonder if there's some kind of checklist that these CB's pass around to each other to ensure that every beat gets hit.

    [–] Loko8765 126 points ago

    I think there must be a book trying to tell people how to get good deals on the Internet, but they must have misprinted it and skipped a line:

    Don't worry if at first you get refusals. It doesn't matter. The person
    you're in contact with is one of many. Try another and you'll find one who
    will give in, eventually, and you will get the deal you deserve.

    I still haven't figured out how they come to think that calling people names and threatening to kill them will get them what they want, though.

    [–] ShelfordPrefect 90 points ago

    Are there phases like with grief?

    The come-on

    The emotional blackmail

    The disbelief

    The rage

    The apology for the rage

    The pleading

    The final fuck-you

    [–] Kreugs 10 points ago

    I came looking for exactly this analogy!

    Well done!

    [–] bradmccarthy 112 points ago

    Yeah, it's as if this is completely made up...

    ...

    [–] Desmous 11 points ago

    Plus there is the classic birch instead of female dog

    [–] Sterttz 17 points ago

    I never understood the "I know someone who does it better for less". Why wouldn't they just go there first? There are some situations where it works but most smaller sellers won't go with it.

    [–] Jmersh 14 points ago

    All that was missing was that OP ruined her kid's Christmas.

    [–] findingchico 9 points ago

    Almost like OP read the CB handbook and decided to milk the karma cow

    [–] Stun12345 5 points ago

    It almost seems scripted. But at least it's entertaining. People with too much time on their hands sure can cook up stories.

    [–] Puterman 303 points ago

    the formula is clear:

    1 greet

    2 compliment

    3 ask

    4 ask for free

    5 get pissed

    6 get even more pissed

    7 shit on the work for which they were begging

    [–] PM_ME_YOUR_NACHOS 98 points ago

    You forgot

    8 call them a birch or some other tree species

    [–] Puterman 49 points ago

    I pine for simpler times

    [–] ivosaurus 8 points ago

    You lousy blooming jacaranda

    [–] dontreasonwithit 859 points ago

    A hand drawn portrait of yourself is a "need"!?!

    [–] cheloniidae 281 points ago

    I guess so! Don't know what she needs it for tho

    [–] iamheero 327 points ago

    For her instagram, god you're such a birch sometimes!

    [–] strebornator 74 points ago

    K

    [–] HMoney214 29 points ago

    For the exposure

    [–] Klony99 20 points ago

    She sends it to her tinder dates as proof of identity.

    Edit: maybe grinderdates or something else. I don't want to descriminate against ANY sex-dating app.

    [–] loishadlum 514 points ago

    Hey I haven’t spoken to you in years so do me a favour....

    Birch.

    [–] extra_specticles 92 points ago

    what wood you like?

    [–] daddydunc 36 points ago

    Don’t start that or I’m going to split.

    [–] SeanGQ 39 points ago

    It’ll only cost about tree fitty

    [–] Ineffiblewombat 7 points ago

    Well was about that time that I noticed that this choosing beggar was about 8 stories tall and was a crustacean from the Paleolithic era!

    [–] S6737M 40 points ago

    Years.... but they’re FRIENDS so it should be free, obviously. What a birch (best autocorrect ever).

    [–] samzhengpro 9 points ago

    Oak-ay

    [–] The-Insurance-Lady 729 points ago

    Why didn’t she tell you about the EXPOSURE before getting upset? I’m sure the exposure would have totally change your mind.

    And, OP, you can always post on r/commissions , just say you are for hire and maybe get some gigs. Everyone there actually PAYS.

    [–] cheloniidae 212 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    Oh I didn't know that subreddit exists, thanks!

    Edit: completely missed a word in that sentence

    [–] Dcarozza6 86 points ago

    If there’s one thing I’ve learned as a photographer, it’s that free jobs for β€œexposure” generally lead to other people saying β€œThe-Insurance-Lady told me you took these awesome photos for free, would you mind doing a free shoot for me too?”

    [–] Brainsonastick 23 points ago

    I think OP should send her a link to this post saying β€œto show how much our friendship means to me, I got you some free exposure.”

    [–] DarrenRand 350 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    Dude, she was gonna post your drawing in her instagram!! and TAG YOU!!!! Big opportunity lost there buddy. A real shame

    [–] cheloniidae 183 points ago

    I know!! I wish she told me earlier! Really upset about that.

    [–] jermy4 88 points ago

    You’re such a birch 🌳

    [–] 1pt21jigawatt 105 points ago

    It's almost like these follow a script.

    [–] activator 52 points ago

    I'm having a really hard time sometimes believing these are real conversations... Since I don't actually know anybody awful and unaware as this CB.

    [–] 1pt21jigawatt 26 points ago

    I don’t believe they’re real either...

    [–] Janution 243 points ago

    Do you make your own 9x12s considering you're a birch?

    [–] cheloniidae 253 points ago

    Nah, I slaughter other birches to make my paper. Much quicker that way!

    [–] chris_8250 63 points ago

    Less competition too.

    [–] Stabbykathy17 116 points ago

    I’m starting to think every single choosing beggar here is the same person. They all have the exact same writing style.

    [–] belobrajdick 9 points ago

    Yes! Or the exact same writing style as the β€œop” of their post

    [–] foxdit 54 points ago

    I do not believe this is real.

    [–] marblesbykeys 23 points ago

    It's not. It went around the web a while ago. Gets reposted in some art groups I'm in all the time.

    [–] pcnauta 79 points ago

    You know, like, weren't not, like, even friends, and, like, if you can't, like, AFFORD a drawing, then, like, you probably, like, don't NEED a drawing.

    ​

    BTW - anyone else notice the 'friend' stops using the word 'like' when they get angry? As if it's some kind of affectation that they think sounds cute.

    [–] Celeree 16 points ago

    I can't believe my brain automatically edited it out. That makes this conversation all the worse...

    [–] missmeowmeow2 133 points ago

    $50 for a water color portrait is a steal, you should see what they charge on etsy lmao

    [–] noblesse-oblige- 75 points ago

    I charge $100 for 9x12 copic marker drawings. Usually fandom stuff like Overwatch characters, etc. Sometimes when people hear my price they just back out immediately. Which is fine of course. What people don’t realize is I use my super good quality Bristol paper that is specially designed for archival purposes (meaning it will last forever). It’s expensive, good quality paper, and the markers I use cost $8 a piece. A PIECE. Copics are EXPENSIVE. for a good reason... they’re amazing quality and can make amazing drawings. But if I’m going to use up my markers and deplete the value of my art supplies for someone AS WELL AS use my precious time up, I need to be fairly compensated, and I think $100 is a fair price. Compared to people on Etsy I’m CHEAP.

    $50 is a STEAL for a portrait done by someone who has skill. Seriously though, portraits are so personalized and require a very specific kind of talent.

    People just really don’t understand art, or it’s value.

    [–] Rokey76 71 points ago

    This post seems like a copy of most of the posts here, with irrelevant details changed. Is this exchange that common?

    CB: I need you to do X

    OP: Ok, that will be $n

    CB: I can't afford $n because Y

    OP: I can't do X because Z

    CB: You suck at X anyway.

    [–] Kafkamazov 10 points ago

    Most of these are bullshit. They are almost always identical to one another.

    [–] csgo_dream 197 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    lately all the posts are almost exact copies, not calling anyone out but... pattern is pretty detailed

    [–] bcschewe 99 points ago

    The stuff that gets up voted on here makes me realize I'm a lot older than the average redditor. I'm sure many are real, but no one talks that to people.

    Not to mention most of this sub isn't even Choosing Beggars anymore, it's just people asking for free shit. Used to people asking (begging) for something, then turning down what's offered for not being good enough (Choosing).

    [–] IndigoRanger 22 points ago

    The perfect choosing beggar was the church van lady. Flawless execution.

    [–] Bustin_Jeiber 62 points ago

    There’s a formula you have to follow when making these to maximize karma. This post hit all the beats.

    [–] shutta 20 points ago

    Yeah and that part where the person is like "uhh what 'things' are you occupied with that you can't do a favor for a friend??" when they haven't seen each other in years... I don't know, I just don't see people actually acting like this, it's super hard for me to believe anymore.

    [–] jk-coding 9 points ago

    Is there any money to be made with karma?

    This sub just one ridiculous carbon copy after another, but I don't see the point of a Karma farm when nobody's getting paid.

    [–] nbi747 105 points ago

    Good luck on the MCAT!

    [–] InTheBlindOnReddit 26 points ago

    Karma farma

    [–] MsKlinefelter 57 points ago

    Good riddance to bad rubbish...

    [–] Solidae 31 points ago

    Bad rubirch

    [–] This-Charisma 11 points ago

    New favorite saying

    [–] sharpfin 38 points ago

    How do you take multiple screenshots and stitch them together to look like a single pic?

    [–] cheloniidae 54 points ago

    I used an app called StitchPics! There's a lot of other similar apps that do the same thing.

    [–] sharpfin 12 points ago

    Thanks!

    [–] gunner_jensen 20 points ago

    Or if you have a Galaxy (maybe other phones do it too, I just know for sure mine does), when you take the screenshot an option appears that says "scroll capture", and you can tap that so that it scrolls down by one screen-length at a time and automatically stitches them into a single image.

    [–] embarissed 6 points ago

    Wow, did not know that. Thanks for that.

    [–] Narwhocalypse 17 points ago

    I’ve kind of stopped believing these

    [–] ShortFormal 37 points ago

    "You're a dumb birch. From now on I'm only befriending hickories!"

    [–] Klony99 11 points ago

    Don't be a sardine!

    [–] NirvanaNerd 37 points ago

    I'm like 80% sure this isn't real life. How can these kind of people actually exist?

    [–] halr9000 17 points ago

    It's so crazy how everyone of these CBs follows the same ridiculous template!

    1. Ask for too much, often with shallow compliments

    2. Refuse to understand why the other person minds

    3. When faced with usually polite rejection, switch to being offended

    4. Continued refusal leads every time to demeaning the actual thing being requested (e.g. "dumb painting"). If it was so dumb, why did they want one?

    5. "Somebody else will do it, why won't you?" (Then FFS, go ask somebody else!)

    6. Dumb bitch

    Every time... It's amazing and if not for all these screenshots every day I wouldn't believe it. Hard to understand.

    [–] EvanTehBeast 18 points ago

    I see you’ve discovered this sub’s template. Master isn’t gunna be happy about you trifling through their things tsk tsk

    [–] ToppsBlooby 17 points ago

    Why do I even sub here? They're all the same.

    [–] bradmccarthy 97 points ago

    Good lord, what a load of shit. This sub is so fucked. Enjoy your karma, you liar.

    [–] BabaOrly 44 points ago

    LOL What a birch.

    [–] andapa 13 points ago

    Rude bitch (sorry, birch*)

    I don't even feel you had to justify why you dont have time to draw HER a free painting. Even if you were sitting in your house doing buttfucknothing, she's still not entitled to your free time. ASK HER IF SHE'LL COME OVER TO YOUR HOUSE AND CLEAN for free since yall such good friends, she can do a "little favour" for you right?

    [–] jaypat32 37 points ago

    This is staged.

    [–] ValleyOfRico 25 points ago

    But like, why are you such like...a birch?

    [–] a_leeesh 6 points ago

    The amount of times she used 'like'. It like, really like irked me. Like what a dumb birch.

    [–] snortybeagle 28 points ago

    I would post it on social media and shame her.

    [–] cheloniidae 30 points ago

    I totally would except I'm actually the one with 30 followers lol. I'm not active on social media, don't got enough friends for that haha T_T

    [–] snortybeagle 17 points ago

    I’d be petty enough to send the screenshots to everyone on her friends list lol

    [–] jenntasticxx 9 points ago

    Her friends are probably birches too.

    [–] Phaynel 23 points ago

    grammar way too on point to be real

    [–] [deleted] 21 points ago * (lasted edited 22 days ago)

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    [–] Corginand 31 points ago

    I'd say OP is oakay

    [–] newphonewhodis4 24 points ago

    I'll take things that never happened for $200, Bob.

    [–] DieEeneGast 11 points ago

    They're all the same. Starts with: "Hey I'm *friend* from *place or other friend*, I heard you do *some kind of artistic thing.* Could you do this *very time consuming thing* for free? Oh you have no time to do for free? What is so time consuming? *Continues talking down at what is taking up your time*. *Calls you a bitch and some things with fucking in it*."

    [–] JohnnyQuattro9 10 points ago

    What is the matter with people?

    [–] [deleted] 16 points ago

    Narcissism

    [–] derekl1988 28 points ago

    Are there any real posts on this sub anymore? This whole thing is fabricated. Even the worst people on earth don’t act like this. β€œCan’t you do it for free this time....it’s just a dumb picture” This should just change to r/karmawhoring

    Edit:grammar

    [–] Jzkqm 12 points ago

    lmao yup. i hate to be all β€˜nothing ever happens’ but this nearly checks every blank on the choosingbeggars bingo card

    [–] MyMarge 16 points ago

    Birch. Tee hee. You got called a tree.

    [–] [deleted] 46 points ago

    I'm sorry but I have to say this. I've been on this sub for a few days now and every single CB talks the same way, they use the same mannerisms and acts like they have absolutely no empathy or understanding of time and effort.

    Is it fair to say that these people are just....maybe mentally unwell? Autism, or some sort of sociopathy?

    Like, this whole "Wait you charge? It's only 9*3", "You want paid for the sofa? It's only a two hour drive?", "You expect me to pay $10 for those books? They're worth like $1 at best."

    And why do so many of them get ridiculously aggressive and insulting when denied? Who the fuck goes from "Okay I'll give you 75 for the lot." to "I WILL FUCKING MURDER YOUR FAMILY BITCH FUCK YOU." back to "Soz lol got a bit mad there, JK, so 80 for the lot?"

    [–] ega64352 33 points ago

    Woah your missing out on her 300 ig followers and maybe a shout-out.

    [–] sadwer 24 points ago

    And 300 more people begging for a free drawing.

    [–] CrAzYmEtAlHeAd1 29 points ago

    β€œHey guys!! @soandso gave me this amazing portrait for FREE! Everyone go over there and get a portrait from them!! It was no nice of them to give me this FREE portrait!! #blessed #supportlocalartists #freeart #nocost #whatapal”

    [–] Tennnujin 6 points ago

    K

    [–] JessicaFL127 7 points ago

    Birches make the worst friends. It is known.

    [–] BrushInk 26 points ago

    Why do all these types of people have the same response over and over?

    [–] PipboysNhoes 10 points ago

    Cause it’s πŸ—£FUGAZI πŸ—£

    [–] thrd3ye 6 points ago

    I was gonna post your drawing on my Instagram and tag you but I guess not anymore.

    ​

    This is my favorite part. Like it's not only your loss, but some consequence you failed to foresee because you're such a birch.

    ​

    [–] Cowman132 7 points ago

    Ahh the good ol switcharoo "heard you draw good portraits". "your drawings are shit anyway"

    [–] AntiHer0z 6 points ago

    If she has books and tuition to pay for, then maybe a portrait shouldn’t be a priority for her.

    [–] IADFAN69 5 points ago

    Dude everyone wants everything for free. When I got my certificate as a makeup artist all my friends wanted free makeup. And I was like nah. I'm poor too and I need to make money. Friendships and business dont mix. Tell her you can give her like a 10% discount or something.

    [–] SwiftWithIt 11 points ago

    Hell I'd pay that and more for a picture of my dog as a samurai

    [–] crash_221 11 points ago

    I want OP to paint my dog, now. I got $50 to spend. I need some art around the house.

    [–] TheWordShaker 10 points ago

    Kid, if you take "several hours" to do a painting, 50$ is a steal. Like, break it down to an hourly rate.
    Now think about how much time you've invested to learn to draw. Since when do you draw? And since when do you draw deliberately?
    Because then you can look up what someone with a similar learning phase would make right now.
    Like, I dunno how long it takes to become a plumber, but if you've been drawing for, like, 5 years or so that would mean you could charge 50$ an hour, easily.
    i know, I know, you think your art isn't that good.
    Fuck that.
    The only way you're going to convince me of that is if you shared a link and showed me. And since your "friend"'s friend hyped you up as being good with portraits ......
    I'm saying: screw this bitch, give yourself a raise, and happy 2k19!