Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Ok I know it's horrible but it just might work
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So there might be a more politically correct way to name this idea but it gets to the point, which is that there are a relatively few number of homeless people who regularly sit out on street corners in big cities and panhandle entertainingly. This would be a way to socially network these folks. Take a picture and upload it. Donations accepted online. You get the donations if you can prove it is you. Also, it might be entertaining to be able to walk down a virtual street with street performers and entertaining bums from all over the world and give them random donations. This would also encourage the dispossessed to belong to at Lear one organized entity. It might eventually be a good way to triangulate al queda terrorists too.
JesusHChrist, Jun 15 2014

DocumNets Only related by virtue of having the word "net" in the idea... [normzone, Jun 16 2014]


       so all al quanda terroorist are homeless bums? No wonder why they keep hanging around in odd places!   

       But how are bums going to know to collect it in the first place?
mofosyne, Jun 15 2014

       It would encourage them to get online, get an identity and get some computer skills. Maybe this should be street musician Net.
JesusHChrist, Jun 16 2014

       Homeless should be an economic concept like unemployed. Whereas unemployed means willing and able to work, homeless should mean willing and able to live in a home. Then really what's left are 'disabled' people.
rcarty, Jun 16 2014

       I bet the entertaining ones have homes or at least a place to stay. Those ones are converging on buskers. That is a profession. The real destitute homeless ones are the opposite of entertaining.
bungston, Jun 17 2014

       Maybe this should be BuskerNet
JesusHChrist, Jun 17 2014

       Then it becomes YouTube.
bungston, Jun 17 2014


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