British Man "Missing" on Koh Rong

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Re: British Man "Missing" on Koh Rong

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:01 am

Most foreigners die here from misadventure.
Very few from adventure.
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Re: British Man "Missing" on Koh Rong

Post by bobagubi » Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:35 am

Any updates on this fella? It's been 24 hours meow.
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Re: British Man "Missing" on Koh Rong

Post by PIEMAN » Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:04 pm

:stir: jesus christ he is grown up,after a week worry
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Re: British Man "Missing" on Koh Rong

Post by HappyChappy » Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:12 pm

Tarndog wrote:
Sun Dec 15, 2019 7:47 pm
Why foreigners continue to go there is beyond me. Don't give them your tourist money until they clean up their act.
what are your thoughts on improvements here? Do we think there's a sinister undertone to these deaths or is it just people partying too hard and doing something very stupid? Because if that's the case then they'd just put more "actual police" on police beach just scrutinising what people are up to and just pushing for bribes from anyone caught with certain substances.
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Re: British Man "Missing" on Koh Rong

Post by Tarndog » Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:51 am

HappyChappy wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:12 pm
Tarndog wrote:
Sun Dec 15, 2019 7:47 pm
Why foreigners continue to go there is beyond me. Don't give them your tourist money until they clean up their act.
what are your thoughts on improvements here? Do we think there's a sinister undertone to these deaths or is it just people partying too hard and doing something very stupid? Because if that's the case then they'd just put more "actual police" on police beach just scrutinising what people are up to and just pushing for bribes from anyone caught with certain substances.
My guess is probably some of each, but with a far greater emphasis on the first of your two reasons.
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Re: British Man "Missing" on Koh Rong

Post by stroodsue » Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:34 am

Oh no. Not another person gone astray from Koh Rong?
Drink/drug/medications/party/sea do not seem to be a great combination on it.
I hope this chap is found safe and well
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Re: British Man "Missing" on Koh Rong

Post by jaynewcastle » Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:40 pm

I'd expected him to have turned up by now

Nothing more been reported on social media ?
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Re: British Man "Missing" on Koh Rong

Post by BR549 » Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:16 pm

I had an insane thai gal post on facebook in 2016 that i was missing...she had 5,000+ friends...pics of me and a sob story that her old friend was alone and lost..
As opposed to the truth that she had gone batshit crazy and got on a train back to Bangkok and I got on the northbound train and continued on my vacation.
A friend of hers who had my email address sent me a heads up...
She was just pissed that I would not let her rejoin me.

I went to Koh Tao...had a great time..spent weeks on Koh Samui...I just did not climb up dangerous waterfalls..I wore a helmet..
I didn't hang glide or zip line.
The pregnant lady was riding on the back of a moto and her boyfriend skidded under a truck...
Even visiting Wats can be dangerous...I went with a young strong local lady and found myself scared going back down the narrow steps...
People drive impaired...swim impaired..do things on vacation they probably don't do at home...the result is disaster.
I rode down a dangerous stretch on Koh Samui many times and it was nerve wracking....I saw where an experienced German on a larger bike hit some garbage dropped from a truck and died in an awful crash...
I take tuks tuks usually now...and the US embassy says not to ride in them..
I hope the guy turns up safe and sound.
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Re: British Man "Missing" on Koh Rong

Post by GMJS-CEO » Fri Dec 20, 2019 11:09 pm

I am guessing he turned up. If not there would be more reporting of it and search parties, etc...
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Re: British Man "Missing" on Koh Rong

Post by jaynewcastle » Sat Dec 21, 2019 1:31 pm

If so, the person(s) initiating the alert should also take responsibilty & advise that the person has turned up/been found
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