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flowerboom
1 . do you throw coins at them ( or give them to them)

2 . how much do you give them?

3 . do you like beggars ?

4 . do you think all the beggars are frauds? *

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1 . yes , often i will give them a coin , even most of my evil chracters take pity on them

2 . i roleplay that 2/ 5 septim coins exist becaue oherwise the currency would be in total meltdown . usually i give them a couple of coins

3 . some , like wretched aia , but others i dislike because they are moderatrly obsessive

4 . yup , because everytime you talk about money they get all greasy and old " belssing of mystara upon..yeeeee"
"heard any rumours"

* puts on normal voice*

"saw a mudcrab by the water yesterday , awful creatures"

*you leave*

"one more coin , and i can buy a pair of shoesss!"
mirocu
QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 9 2013, 12:27 PM) *

1 . do you throw coins at them ( or give them to them)

I used to but eventually I had given them enough for them to buy their own mansions, so I stopped and just gave them bread, ale, a cloth and bear pelt smile.gif

QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 9 2013, 12:27 PM) *

2 . how much do you give them?

I used to give them three septims or so each time.

QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 9 2013, 12:27 PM) *

3 . do you like beggars ?

I have no problem with them in general. They donīt bug me or anything (forced conversation)

QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 9 2013, 12:27 PM) *

4 . do you think all the beggars are frauds?

As they change their voice from weak to strong every so often, Iīd say something fishy is going on. I think theyīre all actually millionaires who dress up as beggars to collect free money. This happens irl so why not in Tamriel? laugh.gif
flowerboom
QUOTE(mirocu @ Feb 9 2013, 11:35 AM) *

QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 9 2013, 12:27 PM) *

1 . do you throw coins at them ( or give them to them)

I used to but eventually I had given them enough for them to buy their own mansions, so I stopped and just gave them bread, ale, a cloth and bear pelt smile.gif

QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 9 2013, 12:27 PM) *

2 . how much do you give them?

I used to give them three septims or so each time.

QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 9 2013, 12:27 PM) *

3 . do you like beggars ?

I have no problem with them in general. They donīt bug me or anything (forced conversation)

QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 9 2013, 12:27 PM) *

4 . do you think all the beggars are frauds?

As they change their voice from weak to strong every so often, Iīd say something fishy is going on. I think theyīre all actually millionaires who dress up as beggars to collect free money. This happens irl so why not in Tamriel? laugh.gif


yes like aia , "one more coin and i can buy a pair of shoes"

* 1000 coins later..*

"eh ? so where are these shoes?"

"im saving up enough for some medicine *COUGH , EGHH , COUGH*

"ow you poor thing , *tips 100 coins * "

aia puts on a wicked grin

"blessing of mystarrrra upon ye..yesss....."

" ma' children are starving , please help!"

"wait , CHILDREN? where?!"

"a coin , for an old war veteran"

"what war did you fight in ? "

"um.....the vale....sky...cyro.....war....."

"ow ok , * 900 coins*"

"coin for an old beggar"

"now this is CAN belive , look at you , your what 109?"
Elisabeth Hollow
Why would you THROW things at them? XD
mirocu
QUOTE(Elisabeth Hollow @ Feb 9 2013, 07:59 PM) *

Why would you THROW things at them? XD

Because you were bored? biggrin.gif
flowerboom
Yes its nothing personal ...

it like when i punch lazare milvan right in the face: because i can biggrin.gif biggrin.gif biggrin.gif
mirocu
QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 9 2013, 08:57 PM) *

Yes its nothing personal ...

it like when i punch lazare milvan right in the face: because i can biggrin.gif biggrin.gif biggrin.gif

That however is personal tongue.gif

Hate that arrogant [censored] viking.gif
flowerboom
QUOTE(mirocu @ Feb 9 2013, 08:04 PM) *

QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 9 2013, 08:57 PM) *

Yes its nothing personal ...

it like when i punch lazare milvan right in the face: because i can biggrin.gif biggrin.gif biggrin.gif

That however is personal tongue.gif

Hate that arrogant [censored] viking.gif



*looks at you with face like slapped cow*

"you are obviously of low birth , OBVIOUSLY "

"I AM NOT OF LOW BIRTH"

"hmm ..yes , quite .. well unless you would like to press you suite at the end of a sword ( and i just know you want to , but your scared of the guards arnt you ? scared of mummy running to slap you in irons and send the naughty boy to priosn arnt you?) then you can leave , close the door on the way out , the wind is of a low birth..."

"YAWN , you are boring me , person of low brith , leave ..now."

Ya well just wait till i spil the beans on his MOTHER living in THE BASEMENT

yeah thats right milvan , even you have seirous baggage biggrin.gif
Lady Saga
QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 9 2013, 06:27 AM) *

1 . do you throw coins at them ( or give them to them)


Depends on the character. I had a Paladin a few years back (Dyan phor a'Cauz) who always gave money to beggars. She is a noble do-gooder. Then one day she met a particularly healthy-looking bum, and refused to help him. Dyan got to the point that she was sick of being "the one". Why does she have to be the one who helps everybody, where is the NPC whose willing to help her as she travels about, saving Cyrodiil from ruin?

Other characters of mine don't give beggars any coin. They'll just ignore 'em. Dyan was the one (for awhile) who basically helped every bum she came in contact with.

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2 . how much do you give them?


If my chars. give them anything, they'll usually splurge. They won't just give a "single coiiiin", instead they move on to the Persuasion mini-game, which offers dozens more gold.

The gold actually never gets spent, by the way. From what I've seen, dead beggars still happen to have all the gold given to them over time. blink.gif

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3 . do you like beggars ?


Real-life or in the game? biggrin.gif

In the game, I don't like or hate 'em. Again, this depends on the character, I personally don't have an opinion, other than the fact that beggars fill out the bottom niche of Tamriellic society. If there weren't any beggars in Tamriel, something would be missing.

In real-life I like some, and will help some, but only if they're seriously wounded, or if they're doing something creative. Able-bodied beggars who play an instrument or recite poetry for instance (badly or well, I don't care) are at least doing something other than just sitting around, and I appreciate this.

I've been homeless myself, so I've seen both sides of this sort of reality. I know how tough it is, but I also know some people like being homeless. Some are homeless by choice. But if they're not doing something with their time (or seriously maimed/disfigured) they're not getting a 'single coin' from me. indifferent.gif

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4 . do you think all the beggars are frauds? *


Haha where do you come up with these topics, flower? laugh.gif

One of my characters kinda does. Kahreem of Weet is a thief whose been dealing with beggars on and off ever since joining the TG. He does get suspicious whenever a beggar changes his/her voice from peasantry to commoner.

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SubRosa
I am currently playing an assassin in Skyrim who always gives money to beggars. It makes it easier for her to con merchants and guards, and gets her better prices on things. Enlightened self-interest is the force that holds the universe together.
King Of Beasts
1. Occasionally, but not too often.




2. A Septim. Wait...no, make that two septims. I feel like livin' it up.




3. They're alright. They got some funny names though. The funniest beggar name I saw was Ragbag Buntara rollinglaugh.gif



4. Yes, they all frauds mad.gif I've given every beggar in Cyrodiil and skyrim enough money to buy every house for sale, AND THEY ASK ME FOR MORE!
flowerboom






Wow i never knew this about you renne / saga , thank you for sharing this with us its nice that you feel you can trust us smile.gif its gives you an intense perspectivie doesent it ? gives you the ability to get that empathy ... smile.gif

in real life we have very few beggars where i live ( but i live in he countryside ..) so i cannot really comment .
Lady Saga
Heh Yep that's me, flowerbooom: I'm a pusher of boundaries. I like going off-topic a bit and sharing things about real-life, and what better place to do it but at Chorrol?

Off-offtopic: so I've been here over a year. I've seen more movement in the OB sections in the past couple days than I've seen all the past year. laugh.gif

flowerboom
QUOTE(Lady Saga @ Feb 10 2013, 12:50 PM) *

Heh Yep that's me, flowerbooom: I'm a pusher of boundaries. I like going off-topic a bit and sharing things about real-life, and what better place to do it but at Chorrol?

Off-offtopic: so I've been here over a year. I've seen more movement in the OB sections in the past couple days than I've seen all the past year. laugh.gif



hopefully this will stay smile.gif we need to try and get the forums alive again smile.gif
Lady Saga
QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 10 2013, 08:41 AM) *

hopefully this will stay smile.gif we need to try and get the forums alive again smile.gif


That's the spirit!

I've tried to recruit various members from that 'other' forum to Chorrol, but mostly people don't take the bait. SubRosa actually suggested I become a member here way back in 2009, but I didn't show up until last year. Dang, I wish I had listened to her back then.



flowerboom
QUOTE(Lady Saga @ Feb 10 2013, 01:45 PM) *

QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 10 2013, 08:41 AM) *

hopefully this will stay smile.gif we need to try and get the forums alive again smile.gif


That's the spirit!

I've tried to recruit various members from that 'other' forum to Chorrol, but mostly people don't take the bait. SubRosa actually suggested I become a member here way back in 2009, but I didn't show up until last year. Dang, I wish I had listened to her back then.



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well as long as there are a few of us keeping it going thats good

soon i will start a chracter updates thread OR write on the other one....hopefully it will get it moving again , also im going to try writing like you because i love your entries ( i actually went on the other place just to read your entries) you write really well . cmok.gif

Also renee : you are invited to the book club , please join cool.gif
mirocu
I just wanted to share something about the beggars in Bruma smile.gif

They always ask Lothran for "just one coin" and now on his last day on patrol he decided to check their coin purses to see if they really needed it. Turns out Fetid had 146 gold coins in his, and Jorck had riches exceeding 400 coins! ohmy.gif

So next time you see one of the beggars in Bruma, donīt bother with their pleas and for godīs sake donīt pity them. They have enough gold to live at Jerall View if they wanted cool.gif
Acadian
Mirocu, I know!

Buffy routinely checks several of the beggars.

Mr 'I'm savin' for some med'cine' has loads of gold that Buffy has given him as well as the several healing and curative potions she has given him as well.

And Miss 'One more coin and I kin git me a pair of shoes' also has plenty of coins and scads of shoes - all courtesy of you-know-who!

wacko.gif laugh.gif
Renee
QUOTE(mirocu @ Jan 2 2014, 04:27 PM) *

They always ask Lothran for "just one coin" and now on his last day on patrol he decided to check their coin purses to see if they really needed it. Turns out Fetid had 146 gold coins in his, and Jorck had riches exceeding 400 coins! ohmy.gif


Exactly. tHey don't actually spend their coin in the vanilla game; hence they never get that 'pair of shoes' or 'help their children'.

Wow 400 coins. See that's what happens when you have just one character since 2007, I suppose.

Elisabeth Hollow
I didn't know the coins actually added up!
Renee
QUOTE(Elisabeth Hollow @ Jan 3 2014, 10:38 AM) *

I didn't know the coins actually added up!


Yup, they certainly do! Next time you see a beggar you've given coin to in the past, try a pickpocket attempt, you'll see all the coin you've given him or her, even in the vanilla game.

This also works with dead bums too.
Elisabeth Hollow
I usually put food in their bags (which is theft, apparently?) And see that add up. I just figured it was because it wasn't asked for.
mirocu
QUOTE(Renee Gade IV @ Jan 3 2014, 04:33 PM) *

Wow 400 coins. See that's what happens when you have just one character since 2007, I suppose.

A character who tries to help to boot laugh.gif

QUOTE(Elisabeth Hollow @ Jan 3 2014, 04:38 PM) *

I didn't know the coins actually added up!

Itīs basic mathematics: if you keep getting money but never spend any.... wink.gif

QUOTE(Elisabeth Hollow @ Jan 3 2014, 04:44 PM) *

I usually put food in their bags (which is theft, apparently?) And see that add up. I just figured it was because it wasn't asked for.

You can put food in their bags, itīs not a crime. I also like to put some loaves of bread on the ground and they actually eat it! smile.gif
mALX
QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 10 2013, 09:41 AM) *

hopefully this will stay smile.gif we need to try and get the forums alive again smile.gif




Wow, sound familiar anyone?

"Yay!"


rollinglaugh.gif


mirocu
QUOTE(mALX @ Sep 18 2014, 07:50 AM) *

QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 10 2013, 09:41 AM) *

hopefully this will stay smile.gif we need to try and get the forums alive again smile.gif




Wow, sound familiar anyone?

"Yay!"


rollinglaugh.gif

Itīs like the sweet-talk of a beggar.... biggrin.gif
Renee
QUOTE(mALX @ Sep 18 2014, 01:50 AM) *

QUOTE(flowerboom @ Feb 10 2013, 09:41 AM) *

hopefully this will stay smile.gif we need to try and get the forums alive again smile.gif


Wow, sound familiar anyone?

Whoa. That is just too coincidental. Holy [censored].

mirocu
So funny they keep asking for Septims when they already have hundreds of them. They can afford shoes and room at inns but they still prefer to walk around bare-foot and sleep outside.. biggrin.gif
Destri Melarg
QUOTE(mirocu @ Jan 28 2015, 01:12 AM) *

So funny they keep asking for Septims when they already have hundreds of them. They can afford shoes and room at inns but they still prefer to walk around bare-foot and sleep outside.. biggrin.gif

Which is why I don't give 'em anything unless my character has to do it for information. The lousy sods! Standing around all day when there is literally money laying on the street in this game. Total scam artists with those fake accents that they adopt whenever they want something. I despise the lot of them.


QUOTE(Elisabeth Hollow @ Feb 9 2013, 10:59 AM) *

Why would you THROW things at them? XD

rollinglaugh.gif Because they deserve it?
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