Explain a barfine please?

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Re: Explain a barfine please?

Post by General Mackevili » Thu Jun 26, 2014 5:05 pm

vladimir wrote:Why do you people take your phones with you to girlie bars? Seriously?
Um, because we take them everywhere maybe?

5+ years in Cambodia, and the only place my phone went missing was from my home when I wasn't there.

You do the math.
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Re: Explain a barfine please?

Post by Joker Poker » Thu Jun 26, 2014 6:47 pm

dan1el wrote:My friend came to Cambodia 18 months earlier and met and became good friends with owner of the bar so its seems even more odd he would take the word of a bar girl who he said had only worked in his bar 3 nights to someone he thought off as his mate. Is the bunny bar owner right or should he have done more? What do you think?
You really find out what bar owners here are made of when money is involved. Some are just out and out arseholes and some are excellent. Looks like your mate found the former.
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Re: Explain a barfine please?

Post by General Mackevili » Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:00 pm

Damn, I just noticed he charged the guy for the drinks he had while he waited. Ouch.

Again, I don't think the owner is responsible, but he could have tried to be a little nicer and/or more helpful.
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Re: Explain a barfine please?

Post by thePeck » Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:06 pm

These girls typically bar hop, work a few weeks at one and move on to others, sometimes coming back.

A bar fine of $10 is always ridiculous when they pay them $80 a month lol :-)
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Re: Explain a barfine please?

Post by Sailorman » Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:47 pm

I lock everything down before going out, take an inventory before the girl leaves, and have such a crappy phone none of them would be caught dead stealing it. Maybe the big tactical black Kukri laying on the night stand lets them know I take a dim view of thieves.
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Re: Explain a barfine please?

Post by Flexnez » Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:18 pm

thePeck wrote:
A bar fine of $10 is always ridiculous when they pay them $80 a month lol :-)
It makes the bar owner a pimp...
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Re: Explain a barfine please?

Post by thePeck » Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:20 pm

Flexnez wrote:
thePeck wrote:
A bar fine of $10 is always ridiculous when they pay them $80 a month lol :-)
It makes the bar owner a pimp...
Exactly and that's all we're dealing with here folks.
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Re: Explain a barfine please?

Post by bong.kuit » Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:12 pm

thePeck wrote:
Flexnez wrote:
thePeck wrote:
A bar fine of $10 is always ridiculous when they pay them $80 a month lol :-)
It makes the bar owner a pimp...
Exactly and that's all we're dealing with here folks.
it could include the lost profit of missed ladydrinks.
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Re: Explain a barfine please?

Post by Kuroneko » Fri Jun 27, 2014 12:35 am

bong.kuit wrote:
thePeck wrote:
Flexnez wrote:
thePeck wrote:
A bar fine of $10 is always ridiculous when they pay them $80 a month lol :-)
It makes the bar owner a pimp...
Exactly and that's all we're dealing with here folks.
it could include the lost profit of missed ladydrinks.
It does - hostess bars make money (obviously) on what the guys drink plus lady drinks. The girls make money on the basic plus lady drinks, Girls I know that generally dont go out with customers make 200-300 all up. This is obviously good for both the bar and girl. If a lot of girls are out punters dont want to stay in the bar for obvious reasons and the bar loses money, so a $10 bar fine is pretty reasonable. Of course a lot of guys, mainly tourists (but not always) just want sex only and the hostess bar is not the best option, they would be better with "pick up bars" and brothels to cut the expenses of "chatting up" the hostess which some punters dont particularly want to do.

The down side is that if you go for the cheap option you often get the roughest girls. They might be really sexy, good looking and etc but are the girs that are often "under clas"s ie brought up on the street and suddenly old enough to work in a bar. They will do anything for you but you need to "screw everything down" In this case cheap might not be least expensive.
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Re: Explain a barfine please?

Post by OrangeDragon » Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:02 am

Paying a barfine is to compensate the bar owner for taking out a member of his staff. The girls bring him profits, take one (or more) away and he's losing profits. That's why number of places don't charge one if it's late at night or if you've been there drinking a while.

It ALSO means the girl is now technically a "free agent". The barfine terminates her employment for the evening, what she does with her time after that is up to her. And anything she does wrong in that time is also up to her, and not the owners liability/responsibility. It was nice of him to give the guy back the barfine and comp the drinks... but not at all necessary.
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