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Can you be bribed? What’s your price?

Post by Klast Brell » Wed May 20, 2009 11:50 am

Heard a news story this morning on the radio. There is a huge Indian reservation on the Mexican border. Roughly the size of the state of Connecticut. The tribal lands actually straddle 75 miles of the US Mexico border. Average income in the reservation is 40% less than the national average, and unemployment was running 27% in 2007. Who knows what the unemployment is now that the economy took a shit.

The border is hard to guard and patrol. Since border security has tightened on other areas drug smugglers are starting to cross on the reservation more and more. They were interviewing someone from the tribal government and he said that drug smugglers will offer tribe members 5,000 dollars to take a shipment from the Mexican side of the tribal lands to the US side of the tribal lands. Similar amounts of money are paid to them for the use of their homes as a drop point.

$5,000 is about 3 months pay for someone with a job there. For someone without a job it is an astronomical sum. That got me thinking. What would it take to bribe me? If someone offered me, in cash, 3 months of my pre-tax income to let them park a trailer full of weed in my garage for a couple days, would I take it? It’s a little hard for me to admit it, but I don’t think I would be able to resist that temptation.

How about you. Honestly. How much of a bribe? How much money would it take to make you do that? Let’s not talk about dollar figures. 5K may be 3 months pay to someone on that reservation, but it does not mean as much to someone who earns that much money in a week. Not knowing how much you make (and I don’t want to know) knowing how many days or months of your pay is something we can all put in perspective.

Would 3 months pay be enough to get you to you hide a few hundred pounds of weed in your house over a weekend? Would you do it for less? More? How much would it take?

If you were a cop how much would it take for you to tear up a speeding ticket? To let a drunk driver go?
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Post by Barious » Wed May 20, 2009 1:42 pm

I don't think 3 months pay would be enough to risk my house and livelihood... Hell I don't think a year's pay would be worth it either. It would have to be pay off my mortgage type of money for me to think twice about risking everything.

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Post by Harlowe » Wed May 20, 2009 2:47 pm

Barious wrote:I don't think 3 months pay would be enough to risk my house and livelihood... Hell I don't think a year's pay would be worth it either. It would have to be pay off my mortgage type of money for me to think twice about risking everything.

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Post by Minute » Wed May 20, 2009 11:47 pm

Hard to say. I'm not that poor. If I was that poor, I'd probably be considerably more open to extraneous circumstances that I normally wouldn't contemplate. When they are about to shut your utilities off and you have to decide between that or feeding your kid, having some Mexicans stay in my house for 5 grand might seem like a godsend.
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Post by Torakus » Thu May 21, 2009 2:08 pm

I would do just about anything for a cheeseburger right now.

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Post by Garrdor » Thu May 21, 2009 2:41 pm

I'll do alot for money. I've hid drugs in my ass for money. No joke.
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Post by Ariannda Kusanagi » Thu May 21, 2009 4:16 pm

Honestly for me it would depend on the situation for me to think about it. In a lot of ways I have nothing, but in even more ways I risk losing even more then some people on this board, when it comes to my kids. If it were something like could i take a suitcase and put it in a locker kind of thing for 3 months pay at my previous job... yes, yes i would. If it were something like parking a trailer full of weed in my garage for a day or 2 then like Harlowe I'd take a million dollars. I wouldn't do it for a penny less. If it weren't enough money to buy my kids a house, a new card and give them great starts into college, i would think about it, very very hard, and i would reluctantly not take the money. I have a price, I know i do, but my kids future and security is most important, and I'd rather be dirt poor and living pay check to paycheck then risk their security and safety and having me around.
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Post by Embar Angylwrath » Thu May 21, 2009 6:25 pm

To the females on this board.... how much suck the dick of someone you find disgusting?

Same questions to the males... how much to clean the trench of some fat sow?

No drugs, no criminal prosecution involved. What's your price?
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Post by Torakus » Thu May 21, 2009 6:54 pm

Embar Angylwrath wrote:To the females on this board.... how much suck the dick of someone you find disgusting?

Same questions to the males... how much to clean the trench of some fat sow?

No drugs, no criminal prosecution involved. What's your price?
No matter how much they say, my response will be, "Can I get $5.00 worth?"

Seriously when I was young and in the Navy, we had a Hoggin Pot. Each week we would all chip in and then when the weekend rolled around you would all gather up at a local dive and see who could pick up and have carnal relations (nob gobble at a minimum) with the nastiest, fattest, smelliest chick possible. But I can only remember one guy ever going down and paddling the pink canoe with his tongue and we banned him after that for just being so fucking stupid.

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Post by Harlowe » Thu May 21, 2009 9:56 pm

Embar, I couldn't do it. For two reasons - one, I'd never do that to my sig other and two - I'd throw up. No matter what the amount is, I have a sensitive stomach to smells and tastes. Definitely not a Fear Factor kind of person.

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Post by Embar Angylwrath » Fri May 22, 2009 8:19 am

Yeah... my point is given the choice between a disgusting but legal act and an easy criminal act, most people would rather get paid to do something criminal. Most people can be easily bought as long as very little effort is required of them.
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Post by Arathena » Fri May 22, 2009 8:29 am

Embar Angylwrath wrote:To the females on this board.... how much suck the dick of someone you find disgusting?

Same questions to the males... how much to clean the trench of some fat sow?

No drugs, no criminal prosecution involved. What's your price?
Three months ago:

Five dollah and you take a bath, me love you long time~

Price went up recently, though, now that I have a regular lover.

Criminality, I have a larger problem with.
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Post by Garrdor » Fri May 22, 2009 8:59 am

That RFAD sequence with the ass-2-ass scene comes to mind.
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Post by Jarochai Alabaster » Fri May 22, 2009 4:38 pm

I'm currently unemployed. I would most definitely let someone park a car full of weed on my property (Or stash it in my home) for equivalent pre-tax 3 months pay at my last job. Possibly less, but I doubt it. Oh, and a small cut of the product to keep for myself, say 1/4 lb. :P Anything other than weed? I don't think my anxieties would let me do it.

Of course, the amount of pay I'd expect would also be related to how much I was stashing. If we're talking 100 lbs or more, I'd probably want more like 6 months pay.

On the flipside and answering Embar's question; I've had offers. I've been offered $200 to recieve a knob shining from an unattractive middle-aged man. I turned him down. I've been offered I think it was $150 to let a guy watch me jerk off. I turned him down. I've been offered $500 for two hours of "anything he wants." Still said no. I'd guess my price is somewhat equivalent to that for stashing someone's weed - ~3-6 months pay.
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Post by Ariannda Kusanagi » Fri May 22, 2009 4:59 pm

Harlowe wrote:Embar, I couldn't do it. For two reasons - one, I'd never do that to my sig other and two - I'd throw up. No matter what the amount is, I have a sensitive stomach to smells and tastes. Definitely not a Fear Factor kind of person.
Part one aside part 2 isn't exactly what was asked, just because you find someone disgusting, doesn't mean they smell that way =) I find my ex boyfriend disgusting, in so many ways, however he's hygienic lol

Maybe i'm wrong but i'm assuming Embars talking about more then just cleanliness, but someone you literally look at and think "ummm ew ?" . I don't have an answer, i'd think for 100 i'd think about it, i don't have to LIKE him anyway, right ? Doubt i'd ever do it, for any amount of money, i'd rather go the pot in the garage route
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Post by Embar Angylwrath » Fri May 22, 2009 5:31 pm

I'm saying most people have a higher price for a repulsive act than an illegal act. Ask yourself why that is...

BTW, Harlowe WOULD go down on some rotten-cheese smelling schlong and blow bubbles with the jizz, its just that we haven't identified her price yet. Everyone has a price. Everyone. It may not be monetary, but everyone has a price.
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Post by Torakus » Fri May 22, 2009 9:17 pm

Jarochai Alabaster wrote: On the flipside and answering Embar's question; I've had offers. I've been offered $200 to recieve a knob shining from an unattractive middle-aged man. I turned him down. I've been offered I think it was $150 to let a guy watch me jerk off. I turned him down. I've been offered $500 for two hours of "anything he wants." Still said no. I'd guess my price is somewhat equivalent to that for stashing someone's weed - ~3-6 months pay.
Holy shit. You were offered money to let someone else polish your shifter and you turned it down?

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Post by Embar Angylwrath » Sat May 23, 2009 8:08 am

Not to derail this thread, but has there ever been a thread where Ari doesn't mention her ex-boyfriend????
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Post by Lurker » Sat May 23, 2009 9:06 am

Just the ones where she mentions her ex-husband.

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Post by Harlowe » Sun May 24, 2009 4:44 am

Embar Angylwrath wrote: BTW, Harlowe WOULD go down on some rotten-cheese smelling schlong and blow bubbles with the jizz, its just that we haven't identified her price yet. Everyone has a price. Everyone. It may not be monetary, but everyone has a price.
It's not ONLY a matter of price. I wouldn't be able to do it without the involuntary act of vomiting, dry heaving etc. They'd have to enjoy being thrown-up on followed by constant retching, because it would definitely happen. Dude, I threw up when a teacher made me eat one bite of something I didn't like (it was scalloped potatoes btw). In high school I had to be moved to the back of the classroom away from the smell of the large hyperhidrosis + drugstore cologne teacher because it was giving me headaches and making me nauseous. I have zero tolerance for shit that repulses any of my senses. This isn't to say I spend all my time nauseous, not at all, I just stay away from things that make me retch.
Ariannda Kusanagi wrote:Part one aside part 2 isn't exactly what was asked, just because you find someone disgusting, doesn't mean they smell that way =)
Well first, he didn't say they DIDN'T smell, he said someone I found disgusting. Well I obviously found them disgusting for a reason and to me - dicks & jizz are something that are only enjoyable (or "tolerable" depending on the guy's diet) when they belong to someone I am into. Sucking on the hairy knob of a stranger and ending up with their jizz in your mouth is pretty damn gross to me, times 100 when it's someone you find disgusting in the first place.
Lurker wrote:Just the ones where she mentions her ex-husband.
Pretty much.

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