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Do you think criminals have more fun?
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Do you think criminals have more fun?

Do free (not in jail) criminals have more fun on average than non-criminals do you think?
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RE: Do you think criminals have more fun?

It depends on what your idea of fun is...?

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RE: Do you think criminals have more fun?

Depends.
Good criminals who don't get caught tend to have good benefits though.

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RE: Do you think criminals have more fun?

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RE: Do you think criminals have more fun?

Full time criminals? There's almost no such thing. Those who are have to put in literally 40+ hours of work to do well, all of which is dangerous. Sure, it might be fun for a little while, but after the initial feeling of being a bad ass wears off, you're constantly trying to stay out of prison, you're constantly putting your life and freedom on the line, and you're probably constantly moving around.

Part time criminals have some fun, I guess. It's adventurous and dangerous and gives you you something beyond the daily routine...

Those who are into the paper side of things probably don't have that much "fun" but they can make some pretty good money doing something they don't hate. Like money laundering and shit.

A lot of criminals who are lower down on the totem pole tend to have shitty lives. Like, there are thousands of crack dealers who also work at McDonalds to supplement their income. They deal crack int he hope that someday they'll move up into a management position. Some of the crack dealer managers make 6 digit incomes.

Eh.

I guess guys in the mafia live like criminals, but a large amount of their job consists of doing actual work. Like, running front businesses, and moving supplies, and all of that.

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RE: Do you think criminals have more fun?

I somewhat agree with what most of absent said. When the bad-assery of it wears off it's back to living normally, just as a criminal that you will have adapted to.

But I don't know, I've never been in the situation so I can't say. But I will say that:

There are some criminals that have more fun than non criminals.
There are some non criminals that have more fun than criminals.

Basically, in my opinion, it won't change you.

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RE: Do you think criminals have more fun?

My freinds brother was a drug dealer and I heard he made shittons of money and barely worked until he finnaly got caught. It depends. If youre a mafia boss or are on the top and run everything then yeah, I would have lots more fun than youre everyday jackoff.

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RE: Do you think criminals have more fun?

My buddy makes 40k + a year selling pot. Crack's a whole different story, though, since you have to deal with importers and gangs and shit.

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RE: Do you think criminals have more fun?

I suppose it would depend on the crime and whether you're doing it out of choice or necessity. I have fun stealing shit in games like Oblivion and Fallout, and I'm sure that'd be fun IRL too, but I've never tried it and don't plan to.

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RE: Do you think criminals have more fun?

Not to mention criminals tend to have mental issues. Movies glorify shit too much.

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RE: Do you think criminals have more fun?

Criminal: A person who has committed a crime.

I'm a criminal 100x over. I don't THINK I have too many problems, though... I know a lot of other criminals too, and a lot of 'em are fucked up, but most of them are pretty cool. I don't know any violent criminals, though, and I'd imagine they are all pretty twisted. Like the people you see in prison... Eh, depends how and what you define a criminal as I guess.

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(11-14-2011 07:08 AM)Absentinsomniac Wrote:  Criminal: A person who has committed a crime.

I'm a criminal 100x over. I don't THINK I have too many problems, though... I know a lot of other criminals too, and a lot of 'em are fucked up, but most of them are pretty cool. I don't know any violent criminals, though, and I'd imagine they are all pretty twisted. Like the people you see in prison... Eh, depends how and what you define a criminal as I guess.

Well I'm a criminal too then but I was assuming we were talking about gangsters/mafia crap.

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RE: Do you think criminals have more fun?

^ I knew a guy that was in the mafia, and all he did was pick up a truckload of stolen goods and drive them to the mafia owned market where they would slowly sell it from a bunch of different vendors. The vendors themselves were connected to the mafia too. Also, this one guy I read about was a professional thief for the mafia, and all he did was rob rich people's houses for a living. He slipped up after taking a break for a few years and getting back in, and then got caught...

Not everyone in the mafia is violent, but I guess a lot of 'em have to be.
Btw, I'm just saying this shit to look cool lol. I know what you mean.

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RE: Do you think criminals have more fun?

Pirating games/movies/music is kinda fun. So I guess we're all criminals. Razz

But I think this thread is probably not really about that sort of 'crime'.

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RE: Do you think criminals have more fun?

Hell yeah. Money, drugs, criminals in general tend to not give a fuck and do whatever they want on impulse, generally don't worry what happens to them or anyone else...I'd pick criminal over boring ass middle class working citizen any day.
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(11-15-2011 08:07 AM)StadiumArcadium Wrote:  Hell yeah. Money, drugs, criminals in general tend to not give a fuck and do whatever they want on impulse, generally don't worry what happens to them or anyone else...I'd pick criminal over boring ass middle class working citizen any day.

Until they fucked with me and met my gun. Criminals have fun because the government disarms innocents and creates easy victims.

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