If you are a Fat Annoying Westerner, do you become a Mega Asshole by having or wearing a Krama?

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Re: If you are a Fat Annoying Westerner, do you become a Mega Asshole by having or wearing a Krama?

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:29 pm

AE86 wrote:I'll be honest, when I see foreigners (or any race) wearing Japanese specific traditional garb, it really bothers me. I couldn't tell you why though.

On the other hand, it also bothers me when Asians try to act "American", that also bothers me. Again, I couldn't tell you why.

That's why I never wear anything that is "Cambodian".
Same. Personally, I don't mind it if someone is wearing a Krama when out riding a motorcycle, in a dusty field, taking a bucket shower in the countryside, out in the countryside running/working or something. It's designed as protection from the heat/sun/dust after all. However, if you're wearing one at 8pm on Bassac Lane with a cocktail in hand, then you're definitely a hipster douche. Basically, don't wear one around your neck in the evenings when out and about with your gap-year NGO friends in the city or you'll get bricks thrown at you by the newly established hipster hunter squad.


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Re: If you are a Fat Annoying Westerner, do you become a Mega Asshole by having or wearing a Krama?

Post by Luigi » Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:38 pm

cptrelentless wrote:
Thu Apr 13, 2017 5:52 pm
hanno wrote:I do actually wear a neck krama as a Sarong at home. Fits just fine.
That's as bad as the Russians in thongs, dude. The knackers get to clang free
Not even close as same same.
In your mind, picture the male ruskie or any/thing/one male in a thong.
Then put a sarong on that mental image.
Ahhh.

Now don't you feel better? 8-)
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Re: If you are a Fat Annoying Westerner, do you become a Mega Asshole by having or wearing a Krama?

Post by taabarang » Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:45 pm

"ill be coming to kampong cham aorund the 15/16th for the new year mate ill give you a shout when im in the villages"

Yeah please do. I don't know what nefarious travel plans the family has planned for KNY, but if they're not dragging the barang relative to far flung hamlets we'll get something on. Just PM me with a time and I'll meet you here in Dogpatch.
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Re: If you are a Fat Annoying Westerner, do you become a Mega Asshole by having or wearing a Krama?

Post by AE86 » Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:18 pm

Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote:
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:29 pm
Same. Personally, I don't mind it if someone is wearing a Krama when out riding a motorcycle, in a dusty field, taking a bucket shower in the countryside, out in the countryside running/working or something. It's designed as protection from the heat/sun/dust after all. However, if you're wearing one at 8pm on Bassac Lane with a cocktail in hand, then you're definitely a hipster douche. Basically, don't wear one around your neck in the evenings when out and about with your gap-year NGO friends in the city or you'll get bricks thrown at you by the newly established hipster hunter squad.
Agreed. Also makes me think of kids putting Manchester United sticker jobs on their scooters thinking it makes them more...football?
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Re: If you are a Fat Annoying Westerner, do you become a Mega Asshole by having or wearing a Krama?

Post by Anchor Moy » Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:36 pm

Image Seriously, kramas rock. :beer2:
They have about 100 uses and you can recycle them until they fall to bits.
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Re: If you are a Fat Annoying Westerner, do you become a Mega Asshole by having or wearing a Krama?

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:24 pm

I fully agree, but a foreigner wearing one for evening drinks definitely looks douchy. For some reason older French dudes seem to pull it off better though. A twenty something girl from Wisconsin and her boyfriend Brad don't.
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Re: If you are a Fat Annoying Westerner, do you become a Mega Asshole by having or wearing a Krama?

Post by John Bingham » Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:00 am

hanno wrote:
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:42 pm
taabarang wrote:
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:21 pm
"Prevents jungle rot."

So do crocs.
I stand defeated.
For that special day, I present to you - wedding crocs:

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Post by Seasquatch » Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:37 am

I wear the neck/face gaiters sometimes when I'm out on the beach, especially on the boat,skin has had a good bit of sun over the years, don't think I'd wear it in a bar, unless it was off the beach :beer1: Those kramas look hot, how thick are they?
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Re: If you are a Fat Annoying Westerner, do you become a Mega Asshole by having or wearing a Krama?

Post by hanno » Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:23 am

John Bingham wrote:
Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:00 am
hanno wrote:
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:42 pm
taabarang wrote:
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:21 pm
"Prevents jungle rot."

So do crocs.
I stand defeated.
For that special day, I present to you - wedding crocs:

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Post by willyhilly » Sun Apr 16, 2017 5:44 am

I like the 3000 riel ones for riding the moto. Either just to keep the sun off my neck or over the face as a dust mask. In Australia I wear a krama on hot days around my neck or waist to mop up sweat. That fat guy in Larry's always looks ridiculous with the krama as does Tim Page.
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