Flag_beggingBegging is exactly that. By using the skill on an NPC character, you will beg them for gold. If successful, the amount you receive is a random amount based on the amount of gold that NPC has.

Using the Skill

To train and use the skill, click the blue diamond beside begging in the skill gump. Target an NPC with the resulting targeting cursor. The following chart shows begging responses and their meanings.

Npc Response Meaning
I feel sorry for thee… Thou dost not look trustworthy… no gold for thee today! The response you get from a Town Crier. You cannot beg from those.
Thou dost not look trustworthy… no gold for thee today! This NPC has no backpack, so it will never give a you any gold.
You are too far away… Stand closer to the NPC and try again
You couldn’t beg from it anyway Yes you can; Stand closer to the NPC and try again
They seem unwilling to give you any money Begging failed
I feel sorry for thee… here have a gold coin Begging succeeded

*Note: This skill is considered a useless skill and mainly used for role playing purposes.*