how to deal with the cheating

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Re: how to deal with the cheating

Post by Kammekor » Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:25 pm

Anthony's Weiner wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:47 pm
In NYC the police did a sting with Asian officers getting taxis at JFK and pretending to be Chinese tourists. Over 90% of the taxis charged more than the allowed fare into Manhattan with one taxi driver demanding $400 from the cop for his ride. Screwing foreigners is not something that happens in KOW or LOS, it is just that we are the foreigners now. If you had your bananas and you had paid why not just walk away as another poster had suggested?
I once suffered from a long delay on Amsterdam airport and at the end of the day I was taken to hotel in the city by a free shuttle bus, waiting for a flight the next day, together with other passengers in the same situation.

Whenever a foreigner was dropped off at his free hotel the driver tried to collect 25 EUR from the poor tourist. Some paid him...... Scamsterdam?
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Re: how to deal with the cheating

Post by armchairlawyer » Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:25 pm

Freightdog wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:50 pm
I like my small oranges, and for quite a while I was buying from one of the stalls in the old market east side. Same price, whichever one of the several stalls. Then one day, as other stories above, one of the stalls was run by someone else that I didn’t recognise. New barang price was double, and all of a sudden all those small stalls were trying to charge me double, including the first old girl who I was originally buying from.
New price, new price. And also more expensive than at Sorya, by 1000r. New new price as I walked away came down, but no thanks. As I tend to buy 2-3 times a week, and a lot of other fruit, too, they screwed themselves. Maybe they don’t care, I don’t.
If there was a bit of cheeky banter and good humour, then I might have thought differently. But the one who instigated it was plain rude, with it.

So now we buy from the west side of the market, same as the old price, and mostly herself does the buying now because she gets embarrassed when I shout the chancers down.
The old market has a reputation for being more expensive than Kandal market. That is supposed to be because bar girls use it, but that would apply more to the clothes than the food. For whatever reason it is also more expensive for food.
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Re: how to deal with the cheating

Post by Nixon » Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:43 pm

Maybe a little off topic but where can I get good meat?
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Re: how to deal with the cheating

Post by A10 » Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:45 pm

^^Dan meats has been good so far, but I've only bought a few things.
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Re: how to deal with the cheating

Post by fax » Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:00 pm

Kammekor wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:25 pm
Scamsterdam?
Amsterscam
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Re: how to deal with the cheating

Post by Nixon » Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:02 pm

A10 wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:45 pm
^^Dan meats has been good so far, but I've only bought a few things.
Thanks! It’s really close so I will check it out.
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Re: how to deal with the cheating

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:12 pm

Some people live their daily lives here in such pain. I feel so bad for the original poster and his hard life. Hopefully he recovers.
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Re: how to deal with the cheating

Post by bong.kuit » Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:25 pm

how abou getting the phone out and filming the incidient? if you know a bit of khmer, you might even interrogate the seller why the price suddenly changed. be sure to make it loud enough, so everybody around you can hear it, and don't forget to mention that you will post the video on almighty FB. :stir:
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Re: how to deal with the cheating

Post by JUDGEDREDD » Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:46 pm

fax wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:00 pm
Kammekor wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:25 pm
Scamsterdam?
Amsterscam
Scamsterscam
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Re: how to deal with the cheating

Post by armchairlawyer » Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:59 pm

A10 wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:45 pm
^^Dan meats has been good so far, but I've only bought a few things.
In particular Dan's beef is good. They told me they are the only seller in Cambodia that hangs beef for three days. It is not chewy like the rest.
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