"Ladies and Gentlemen..."

Anyone who has ever lived in a city with a subway system knows these words. Either you reach into your pocket for some change or keep your head down as the panhandler walks by, hoping not to make eye contact. 

In this prank, though, a panhandler dishes out stories about his awesome life, instead of downers that could ruin your day. Check out the real reactions of these subway riders.

[via Gawker]