This person turns it to somehow affecting them, and will broadcast it as widely as required in order to get the desired level of sympathy. A magpie will even sacrifice friendships to maintain her/his position.
person 2: yeah, and Anna loved that cat but Jane and Sally didn't tell her, she has to find out from Bob.
person 1: Oh Anna is being such a magpie...
person 2: well, they should've told her!
Called magpies because if they have gotten it once, they'll expect it again, and again, regardless of who it is.
Magpie : 'Ey man, u gutta spare smoke i can borrow??
Person 1 : No, go away
Magpie : Please man, i havent had one all day...please....
Person 1 : I saw you smoking 10 minutes ago, fuck off
Person 2 : GO AWAY you fucking mapie
Magpie : Pleeaase man, i'll pay you back
"squalk, squalk.. "( poxy magpie )
So up Adi gets, after trying to ignore it again for the umpteenth time..
"squalk, sleeptime for mr magpie..." and he flies off to his nest.
"Fukking poxy bird", says Adi... " bullet next time.."