Sob Story Guy on track this morning

Literally on track. At 8:20 a.m., A.P. Blake tweeted from North Station:

Sob Story Guy is spilling his schtick from IN THE MIDDLE OF THE GREEN LINE TRACKS.

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Seen him do this stunt at

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Seen him do this stunt at Haymarket. He was pulling his hair out and fake crying. I've had enough of his shit. I will never wish ill will upon someone, but man, I can't wait for the day people just stop giving him money. Which will never happen as long as there is North/South Station and tourists.

Re: Who is Sob Story Guy?

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Is this the young guy who says he needs money for boots so he can have a court-supervised visit with his son? There are just so many of them, I want to differentiate between them.

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If it's the guy I know as Sob

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If it's the guy I know as Sob Story guy, he's usually trying to get to Worcester to go to rehab/live with his grandma/escape Boston cause it's killing him.

That's my Sob Story Guy

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The Sob Story Guy I know is at South Station and says the same thing all the time:

"People, I'm sorry to disturb you but I couldn't get a bed at the Pine Street Inn tonight and I need $13 to take the bus to my grandmother's house in Worcester (or New Bedford)."

I suspect he is the same guy who has to go see his girlfriend and baby in Worcester but I'm not sure.

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What we need

Given that there are several Sob Story guys and gals, we need an Official UHub SSG Recognition Chart. We could include photos, calls, hunting grounds, etc.

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Sob Story Facebook

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Little pictures and profiles of known sob-story grifters. Their story, favorite hangouts, etc. Maybe even a Google Map to locate and track them.

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SSG on Tracks . .

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If this guy ever put his energy into some sort of legit career, he would probably be a multimillionaire. Seriously, if nothing else, he is creative and persistant.
I do wish he would take his act to some other city, however.

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If the RMV can

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If the RMV can administratively suspend your license at its discretion, why can't the T ban people as well?

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Sob Story Guy is a criminal opportunist

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He knows when he can pull his BS and if there's no love he scurries off like a rat. I'm sure he's not on T cops'most wanted list.

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He's the worst! A few months

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He's the worst! A few months ago I was in a Dunkin Donuts on my lunch break. I heard him bleating up and down Mass Ave near the T stop, and then the police told him to leave. He came into the Dunkin Donuts and asked for someone to buy him a cup of coffee. The manager told him to get out and I remember SSG saying, "I know it's no good for me, but as soon as I get some good coke, I'll be alright!" and stumbling out, presumably to heckle and hustle more passengers. Very exciting lunch break!

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