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Woman Tries To Be A Hero Buying A Meal At A McDonalds For A Homeless Man, Turns Out He Just Looks Like A Bum

A woman was left "mortified" in McDonalds after she bought a man eating tomato ketchup a meal because she believed he was homeless - only to discover he was an ordinary customer waiting for his meal.  Claire Varin, 33, was buying breakfast in McDonalds in Halifax town centre when she saw an unshaven man with a rucksack sat at a table eating ketchup from the sauce dispenser.  Fearing he was homeless and hungry, she decided to buy him a meal. As she placed it in front of him, a member of staff brought over another meal and apologised to the man for the wait. She said: "To be honest, my imagination ran away with me. 'Had this poor man been out on the streets all night? Was this the only food he would eat all day?' "Maybe he had no money and was starving. I thought only desperation could lead someone to eat ketchup. "I felt really sorry for him. It was a very cold morning and I thought how can I sit here with this meal and leave him sat there with just ketchup? "He must have been sat there for a good 10 minutes so I assumed he hadn't ordered and had just come in from the cold." She said she felt fantastic that in some way she had helped the man, but left the restaurant as quickly as she could when she discovered he was an ordinary customer. She added: "I really enjoy a McDonald's breakfast now and again, but I think I'll have to give that store a miss in the mornings in case I see that man again."

INDEPENDENT- A woman was left “mortified” in McDonalds after she bought a man eating tomato ketchup a meal because she believed he was homeless – only to discover he was an ordinary customer waiting for his meal.
Claire Varin, 33, was buying breakfast in McDonalds in Halifax town centre when she saw an unshaven man with a rucksack sat at a table eating ketchup from the sauce dispenser.
Fearing he was homeless and hungry, she decided to buy him a meal.
As she placed it in front of him, a member of staff brought over another meal and apologised to the man for the wait.
She said: “To be honest, my imagination ran away with me. ‘Had this poor man been out on the streets all night? Was this the only food he would eat all day?’
“Maybe he had no money and was starving. I thought only desperation could lead someone to eat ketchup.
“I felt really sorry for him. It was a very cold morning and I thought how can I sit here with this meal and leave him sat there with just ketchup?
“He must have been sat there for a good 10 minutes so I assumed he hadn’t ordered and had just come in from the cold.”
She said she felt fantastic that in some way she had helped the man, but left the restaurant as quickly as she could when she discovered he was an ordinary customer.
She added: “I really enjoy a McDonald’s breakfast now and again, but I think I’ll have to give that store a miss in the mornings in case I see that man again.”

This is hardly what I would consider a news story that needs publication, but that don’t mean it ain’t blog-able. Look, I don’t want to come off as a cynical asshole. I’m a nice guy. I do charitable things when i see a cause that I find interesting or hits me emotionally. But what I don’t do is make my self feel like I’m a self important asshole who wants to be seen as a better person for helping. I’m not looking to be applauded. I’m looking to going on with my day with out any complications. I almost despise these people that want to help everyone with their hands out. Well now you kind of just look like an asshole for assuming he’s a bum. And don’t get me wrong, I think in a 9 out of 10 times if you were to ask if you thought a guy with a beard raggy clothes and a rucksack eating ketchup out of a dispenser for 10 minutes, was poor or not, they would say yes. But the world is a fucked up place. A lot of people are poor and giving a guy one MickyD’s breakfast doesn’t change a thing just because you want to be one of those Random Acts of Kindness people. And sometimes there are weirdos who just eat ketchup like its water. C’est la Vie.

Groom Calls Off Wedding. Brides Parents Decide To Let Homeless People Eat At The Reception

A jilted bride put her wedding feast to good use by feeding Sacramento’s homeless, according to a local report. A salmon and tri-tip smorgasbord coordinated by Quinn Duane and her unidentified would-be husband would have fed 120 of the bride's friends and family Saturday afternoon, but the pricy $35,000 wedding was scrapped at the last minute when the groom got cold feet just five days before the reception. The new guests, including a slew of less fortunate families with children from local shelters, took advantage of the Duane family's kindness, matriarch Kari Duane told KCRA-TV. “When I found out on Monday that the wedding would not be taking place, it just seemed, like, of course this would be something that we would do to give back,” Duane told the TV station. The reception was catered by the posh restaurant at the Citizen Hotel, where on Saturday underserved Sacramento residents snaked around tables while in line for the buffet. Erika Craycraft, her husband Rashad Abdullah and their five children, were among those filling their stomachs. “I think it’s really generous to lose out on something so important to yourself and then give it to someone else is really giving,” Craycraft told the TV station. The bride stayed home instead of attending Saturday’s dinner, but will be getting a vacation out of her situation. Before tackling mounting bills tied to the wedding, mother and daughter will take off to Belize with the non-refundable honeymoon tickets and reservations.

NYDN– A jilted bride put her wedding feast to good use by feeding Sacramento’s homeless, according to a local report.
A salmon and tri-tip smorgasbord coordinated by Quinn Duane and her unidentified would-be husband would have fed 120 of the bride’s friends and family Saturday afternoon, but the pricy $35,000 wedding was scrapped at the last minute when the groom got cold feet just five days before the reception.
The new guests, including a slew of less fortunate families with children from local shelters, took advantage of the Duane family’s kindness, matriarch Kari Duane told KCRA-TV.
“When I found out on Monday that the wedding would not be taking place, it just seemed, like, of course this would be something that we would do to give back,” Duane told the TV station.
The reception was catered by the posh restaurant at the Citizen Hotel, where on Saturday underserved Sacramento residents snaked around tables while in line for the buffet.
Erika Craycraft, her husband Rashad Abdullah and their five children, were among those filling their stomachs.
“I think it’s really generous to lose out on something so important to yourself and then give it to someone else is really giving,” Craycraft told the TV station.
The bride stayed home instead of attending Saturday’s dinner, but will be getting a vacation out of her situation. Before tackling mounting bills tied to the wedding, mother and daughter will take off to Belize with the non-refundable honeymoon tickets and reservations.

Ahhhh weddings. Love a good wedding. Some food, some dancing, some alcohol. Get dressed to the 9s all stylish hoping to find a lady for the night. Everything looks classy on the surface, bet thats what the Venue and Bride both wanted out of this lovely event. What they were not hoping for was 120 homeless people all gathered in a “posh” restaurant inside whats suppose to be a lovely hotel. Sure its a nice gesture I guess if you’re the Moral Police, but the fact is, the bride was probably at home contemplating ending it all while a recovering drug addict was sitting where her friends and family were suppose to sit eating her expensive ass “Salmon and Tri-tip smorgasbord” because her fiance said fuck it and bailed.

Who hates this the most though, isn’t the bride, it’s the hotel. Now apparently this was suppose to be a nice ritzy venue? Screen Shot 2015-10-19 at 9.14.10 AM

Apparently so. Except looking back at the picture above, it looks like they stripped it down to the bare bones knowing that the parent’s decided to use it to pedal exquisite food to bums. That place looks like you’re average senior citizen bingo hall now and I don’t blame em. You don’t know what kinda smells linger because of the homeless’ lack of hygiene. If they kept the open bar who knows what kind of catastrophe you’re in for with recovering addicts. A Hotel’s suppose to be where people go away to physically and mentally. I don’t want to leave my 500 dollar a night hotel room and potentially get stabbed on the way to the concierge desk because some nice white folks decided to feed the mass of homeless. If i were the Hotel id just tell them its off. Not worth the degradation of class. Yea you and the bride might be emotionally wrecked and want to do some good out of a shitty event, but you’re gonna be jet setting to Ibiza from you’re non-refundable honeymoon tickets while we have to steam clean the entire conference hall because you wanted to let bums eat there. Hope they didn’t use the fancy silverware or fine china either. Feed em in the broom closet with paper plates and plastic utensils cause you know if not they’ll steal that shit to pawn off later.

 

P.s- FMD Medina has a pretty strong stance on Marriage. #Score1ForTheHomeTeam Screen Shot 2015-10-19 at 9.52.11 AM Screen Shot 2015-10-19 at 9.52.35 AM Screen Shot 2015-10-19 at 9.52.49 AM

Fuck These Animal Rights Activist Who Just Up and Stole This Homeless Man’s Dog

This is the heartbreaking moment a homeless man weeps while his beloved dog is taken away by animal rights activists. The video shows three activists taking away the dog in central Paris in front of shocked onlookers. And since emerging online the video has sparked outrage as viewers were moved by the homeless man's emotional response. He can be seen crying while a woman is heard telling the activists: "You don't have the right to do this!" The man who filmed the footage over the weekend, Nghi Le Duc, said the activists from Cause Animale Nord acted "violently" and "mercilessly". He added that they acted "without pity". "I was shocked when I saw this scene in the streets of Paris," he said. However Cause Animale Nord has defended its actions, claiming the homeless man had drugged the dog - saying that the puppy had dilated pupils. They also added that the dog was not vaccinated or chipped, which is illegal in France. Since the video emerged online a petition has been set up and signed by 60,000 people calling for the actions of the charity to be probed.Petitioners claim that the activists went "too far". There are also calls for the charity to prove that the animal had been drugged. The petition added: "Nowhere [in the group's rules] is it stated that they have the right to remove without notice any animal or that is what they did by attacking a homeless violently to take his pet [a puppy]."

Mirror- This is the heartbreaking moment a homeless man weeps while his beloved dog is taken away by animal rights activists.
The video shows three activists taking away the dog in central Paris in front of shocked onlookers.
And since emerging online the video has sparked outrage as viewers were moved by the homeless man’s emotional response.
He can be seen crying while a woman is heard telling the activists: “You don’t have the right to do this!”
The man who filmed the footage over the weekend, Nghi Le Duc, said the activists from Cause Animale Nord acted “violently” and “mercilessly”. He added that they acted “without pity”.
“I was shocked when I saw this scene in the streets of Paris,” he said. However Cause Animale Nord has defended its actions, claiming the homeless man had drugged the dog – saying that the puppy had dilated pupils.
They also added that the dog was not vaccinated or chipped, which is illegal in France.
Since the video emerged online a petition has been set up and signed by 60,000 people calling for the actions of the charity to be probed.Petitioners claim that the activists went “too far”.
There are also calls for the charity to prove that the animal had been drugged.
The petition added: “Nowhere [in the group’s rules] is it stated that they have the right to remove without notice any animal or that is what they did by attacking a homeless violently to take his pet [a puppy].”

Theres never many reason for me to side with a bum, but fuck this group for ripping the only thing this homeless dude has in his life. Everyone by now should know im a dog guy because to be anything is else crazy and im not crazy. So if i were to one day lose all the money i have in my bank account and be forced to live among the vagrants and derelicts of the city, you best believe the one person by my side would be my dog. I raised that mother fucker since like birth. Dude gets equal amounts of food as I. We’re one in the same. If you try to take him away from me then as a bum you’re probably gonna get bit by me. Might not have the nutrition and strength to chase and throw punches but if i get close enough i will bite you cause that’s what bums do.  First off this guy from the Cause Animale Nord looks like he’s ready to watch a boy band and to go along with his nice nails, he wants a nice small dog so he stole the little pup. Not saying any of that has a right or wrong but he doesn’t look like he’s serious about the well fare of the animal. Second, dilated pupils? Thats just a dog being a dog, bright wide eyes and bushy tail because dogs are always happy. The dude was loyal and stuck by this bums side through the good times and the bad. To think it was drugged? Homeless people dont let other people use their drugs so i doubt he would let his dog use his drugs that he sucked dick and begged for. Third, dogs are tough motherfuckers, you think stray dogs have like fancy ass medical bills they pay off? No. They roam the streets eating whatever and build up an immune system that can fight off AIDS probably. If you really cared you would pay for this guys dog vaccines and not just straight up kidnap the pooch. This isn’t about me siding with a bum here. Its about fighting for the bond between man and canine. Anyone that ruins that friendship is a terrorist in my mind and i wont stand for it!

The Hottest Trend In Asia Currently Are Selfies Wearing Nothing But Grocery Bags

DailyTimes- A new bizarre fashion trend suggests you may have been overlooking the ultimate clothing item, despite unwittingly bringing it home with you after every shopping trip. People are stripping naked and posting photos of themselves wearing nothing but a plastic bag, as part of the latest social media sensation in Taiwan. Men and women alike are thrilled with their latest garment, although the transparent bags leave absolutely nothing to the imagination. It is particularly ‘cool’ to be seen flaunting a grocery bag from convenience store 7-Eleven, which seems to be a popular brand among plastic bag fans. The near-naked posers make a true fashion statement by displaying the green logo across their bare chests with pride. The incredibly affordable hot look of this season is adaptable and chic – simply slip your arms through the plastic handles and go! Perhaps the Taiwanese trend setters took inspiration from Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia in April. The St George New Generation models strutted down the catwalk with plastic bags over their heads which proved to be a polarising accessory.

DailyTimes- A new bizarre fashion trend suggests you may have been overlooking the ultimate clothing item, despite unwittingly bringing it home with you after every shopping trip.
People are stripping naked and posting photos of themselves wearing nothing but a plastic bag, as part of the latest social media sensation in Taiwan. Men and women alike are thrilled with their latest garment, although the transparent bags leave absolutely nothing to the imagination.
It is particularly ‘cool’ to be seen flaunting a grocery bag from convenience store 7-Eleven, which seems to be a popular brand among plastic bag fans.
The near-naked posers make a true fashion statement by displaying the green logo across their bare chests with pride. The incredibly affordable hot look of this season is adaptable and chic – simply slip your arms through the plastic handles and go!
Perhaps the Taiwanese trend setters took inspiration from Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia in April. The St George New Generation models strutted down the catwalk with plastic bags over their heads which proved to be a polarising accessory.

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This is something straight out of Mugatu’s Derelicte campaign. It is the fashion, the way of life inspired by the very homeless, the vagrants, the crack whores that make a wonderful city so unique. Fashions just a weird thing. Its not suppose to make sense i dont think. Just has to be absurd and weird and if the person is hot or not, it works. If you’re gonna try to pull off something so god damn insane like wearing a grocery bag you have to be hot off the bat. The only one of these that are hot is the 7 Eleven brunette one because it just looks like a white top. You can’t see the plastic crinkly creases, the logo is simple, and the person just looks like a cute asian chick and not a freak. The third chick is just not hot. If you’re not hot and have those bangs that make you look like a prude and not a beautiful face then just dont even bother to wear a plastic bag because it just makes you look like a boney lunatic. And dont even get me started with the guy in glasses. If there really was a hot chick who started the trend then the second that guy put on the plastic bag, he ended the trend. Last of all, is the pair at the bottom. The look works for them. Wanna know why? Because those are 2 actual homeless guys who sleep on a sheet of cardboard next to a dumpster. Some styles are just regional to a certain place. A bearded guy wearing heavy flannel and a Northface jacket doesn’t belong in the Caribbean, He belongs in the cold north. Well anyone rocking a grocery bag, belongs in no home, but near a dumpster begging for change.

 

This German Chicks Thinks It Was A Better Choice For Her To Not Pay Rent And Instead Live On The Train.

The Independent- When others get off the train to finally go home, Leonie Müller stays behind. That's because she already is home. The train is her apartment, and she says she likes it that way. The German college student gave up her apartment in spring. "It all started with a dispute I had with my landlord," Müller told The Washington Post via e-mail. "I instantly decided I didn't want to live there anymore — and then I realized: Actually, I didn't want to live anywhere anymore." Instead, she bought a subscription that allows her to board every train in the country for free. Now, Müller washes her hair in the train bathroom and writes her college papers while traveling at a speed of up to 190 mph. She says that she enjoys the liberty she has experienced since she gave up her apartment. "I really feel at home on trains, and can visit so many more friends and cities. It's like being on vacation all the time," Müller said. The 23-year-old's unusual housing choice has gained her media attention in Germany and appeared on national news sites such as Spiegel Online. "I read, I write, I look out of the window and I meet nice people all the time. There's always something to do on trains," Müller told German TV station SWR in an interview. Since risking the move, Müller's life fits into a small backpack in which she carries clothes, her tablet computer, college documents and a sanitary bag. So far, her experience contradicts studies that have recently claimed that "long commutes are killing you." And financially, she  benefits from living on a train: The flat-rate ticket costs her about $380, whereas she had to pay about $450 for her previous apartment. However, living cheaper is not the only goal she has in mind. "I want to inspire people to question their habits and the things they consider to be normal," Müller told The Post. "There are always more opportunities than one thinks there are. The next adventure is waiting just around the corner — provided that you want to find it." Müller frequently travels late at night, although she tries to sleep at the apartments of relatives or friends. Often, she is accommodated by her boyfriend, her mother or grandmother. "Normally, we would have to have a long-distance relationship, but living on a train enables me to see him all the time," Müller told  German TV station SWR regarding her boyfriend. "Most of my friends really like the idea, although some consider it to be quite adventurous. Others, however, have reacted more negatively: They feel offended by the fact that I question the ordinary way of life and living." Living on a train is also supposed to have an academic purpose: Müller is documenting the unusual experiment on a blog. Her final undergraduate paper will be based on her experiences as a modern train-nomad. The only problem? "Possessing a headset that mutes most surrounding noises is crucial," she said.

The Independent- When others get off the train to finally go home, Leonie Müller stays behind. That’s because she already is home. The train is her apartment, and she says she likes it that way.
The German college student gave up her apartment in spring. “It all started with a dispute I had with my landlord,” Müller told The Washington Post via e-mail. “I instantly decided I didn’t want to live there anymore — and then I realized: Actually, I didn’t want to live anywhere anymore.”
Instead, she bought a subscription that allows her to board every train in the country for free. Now, Müller washes her hair in the train bathroom and writes her college papers while traveling at a speed of up to 190 mph. She says that she enjoys the liberty she has experienced since she gave up her apartment. “I really feel at home on trains, and can visit so many more friends and cities. It’s like being on vacation all the time,” Müller said.
The 23-year-old’s unusual housing choice has gained her media attention in Germany and appeared on national news sites such as Spiegel Online. “I read, I write, I look out of the window and I meet nice people all the time. There’s always something to do on trains,” Müller told German TV station SWR in an interview. Since risking the move, Müller’s life fits into a small backpack in which she carries clothes, her tablet computer, college documents and a sanitary bag.
So far, her experience contradicts studies that have recently claimed that “long commutes are killing you.” And financially, she benefits from living on a train: The flat-rate ticket costs her about $380, whereas she had to pay about $450 for her previous apartment. However, living cheaper is not the only goal she has in mind.
“I want to inspire people to question their habits and the things they consider to be normal,” Müller told The Post. “There are always more opportunities than one thinks there are. The next adventure is waiting just around the corner — provided that you want to find it.”
Müller frequently travels late at night, although she tries to sleep at the apartments of relatives or friends. Often, she is accommodated by her boyfriend, her mother or grandmother.
“Normally, we would have to have a long-distance relationship, but living on a train enables me to see him all the time,” Müller told German TV station SWR regarding her boyfriend. “Most of my friends really like the idea, although some consider it to be quite adventurous. Others, however, have reacted more negatively: They feel offended by the fact that I question the ordinary way of life and living.”
Living on a train is also supposed to have an academic purpose: Müller is documenting the unusual experiment on a blog. Her final undergraduate paper will be based on her experiences as a modern train-nomad. The only problem? “Possessing a headset that mutes most surrounding noises is crucial,” she said.

Lets get one thing abundantly clear. This bitch does not live in the trains 24/7. Shes not waking up, taking a pee when she gets up in a busy rail way car, Making breakfast on some hot plate in between isles, going to work and then coming home frustrated and popping on late night entertainment all week. She does this like one night and the rest of the days she’s bumming it at her parents house for half the week and her boyfriends place the other half and occasionally spends a casual Tuesday night on the late train because she has to get to work early anyways. To think otherwise is dumb.

No one on their right mind wants to live on the train. Theres a reason why homeless people live on public transportation. Its because they are not of sound mind and fucking poor. Is that what oyu want to be labeled and seen as? Well congrats Leonie, you’re room mates with homeless vagrants with piss covered pants and officially apart of the dregs of society. Don’t think you’re not in the same boat as them because you sleep at a window seat with some cushioning either. You get up in the middle of the night to take a piss? So does the toothless bum, the only difference is you got up 15 feet while the bum just peed where he slept. You’re a lower level of society because you decided you wanted to be an asshole about paying rent. If i were truly a homeless bum i would just mug this girl. You’re a homeless person who pays monthly $380 more dollars than a homeless person has seen in year. You don’t get to have money, nice things, a family, and still pretend you live on the subway with out getting mugged. Live by the streets, die by the streets.

P.s- I bet her boyfriend could care less about her spending the night in a train. He paid for the privilege of having a roof over his head and a sense of security at night. She wants to give that up? fine, fend for your self when the hobo starts masterbating in the corner when you sleep.