Expats needing a helping hand

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Re: Expats needing a helping hand

Post by dontbeasourlemon » Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:33 am

I think it's a very sweet idea. Though I admit I am a bit cynical myself I have helped people repeatedly in the past only for them to continue to make the same mistakes again, again and again... Or told lies and my kindness is taken advantage of. It's hard to tell sometimes who really needs help and what they really need. At the same time, I want to believe in the good of people so IDK if you can figure out a good vetting process and have ideas on how we can implement a better system to help out others I would be willing to listen. Though I dont recommend handing out money thats not usually the root of the issue.
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Re: Expats needing a helping hand

Post by atst » Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:40 am

Keep to the topic stop insulting each other your and as for insulting Aussie or any pensionersshame on you, even if you're drunk it's not a good thing to say
I'm standing up, so I must be straight
What's a poor man do when the blues keep following him around.
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Re: Expats needing a helping hand

Post by phuketrichard » Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:57 am

a great man once said;
give a man a fish, he eats for a day
teach him to fish
he eats forever.

When i see someone down on their luck I think,
but for the grace of god go I
In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. HST
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Re: Expats needing a helping hand

Post by Sonofstains » Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:25 pm

stale,cold pies
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Re: Expats needing a helping hand

Post by PIEMAN » Tue Jan 07, 2020 7:12 am

i arrived in vietnam with 80 bucks in my pocket,not my fault but i did not moan,i went 4 days without food once 3 days twice,all due to people whom owed me cash failing to pay there debts.You find out who your mates are,family ive shit em,i have 2 mates on the british pension that sent me 200 quid each,but some people do not have this lifeline. :assasin: :assasin:
Meat pie Sausage Roll come on Rovers score a goal.
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Re: Expats needing a helping hand

Post by Satiated Parrot » Tue Jan 07, 2020 7:32 am

Sonofstains wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:48 am
[Admin Edit: Glad you've made your first post after signing up almost 2 years ago, but no need to throw around needless insults. Thanks.]
Damn. Stains is hilarious.
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Re: Expats needing a helping hand

Post by newkidontheblock » Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:09 am

PIEMAN -

You seem like the poster child of how such a fund or helping hand for expats could be (easily) abused. You shit on your family and choose to starve on arrival in Vietnam. The other example you point out (on another thread) is the poor Belgian guy (RIP) who is homeless on meth but too proud to go back to his country and get help. I can easily envision a meth addict using such funds or handouts to buy more meth rather than get help.

There is in fact a fund for unforeseen accidents in life. It’s called insurance. Make it mandatory for all expats living in the KOW, with especially higher premiums for those living on the edge. Responsible expats probably already have this.

Then PIEMAN your wish will come true. No more expats living rough. No more expats needing go fund me pages. Actually, how are you able to support your wife, future kids and grandkids living the way you do?

Must try to stay positive. Must try to see the good in all.
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Re: Expats needing a helping hand

Post by Kammekor » Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:23 am

newkidontheblock wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:09 am
PIEMAN -

You seem like the poster child of how such a fund or helping hand for expats could be (easily) abused. You shit on your family and choose to starve on arrival in Vietnam.
NKOTB, why don't you get informed about the details of Pieman's arrival in Vietnam before flaming him? Judging without the correct knowledge usually isn't a great idea.
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Re: Expats needing a helping hand

Post by Sonofstains » Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:38 am

give us the lowdown on Vung Tau,Pieman.

you should fit right in there
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Re: Expats needing a helping hand

Post by BR549 » Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:03 am

Mandatory insurance for all expats?
Especially high premiums for fuck ups?
That is some funny shit.
So, I take out insurance for when I am broke and lost my job?
I make a claim and say..I am broke...I cash in my policy?
I am a meth addict or heroin fiend and I drink a bit.
I pay a higher premium than some person who just came to KOW to help people.
I find myself low on dope...Can I make a claim to buy some dope?
Or, do I have to be living in the gutter pissing myself?
I suspect, by then, I might of missed a few premiums and my claim denied.
What about gamblers?
Do they get a special rate for hitting the casinos?
Do people who have no family to shit upon get a different rate?
The USA spends billions on illegals every month.
The embassy should have a US citizen hot line that sends a fucking limo to your ice den or shit pile to pick you up and clean you up and send you home Business class.
I try to keep money in a US account, Cambodian account, cash on hand to get the fuck out of dodge and gold to cram up my man safe if the end of the World comes.
But, I am lucky. I have a few assets.
I worry more about what my wife is going to do when I am dust.
What is the premium for being a fucking douchebag?
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