One less rude Khmer butting in line...

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Re: One less rude Khmer butting in line...

Post by Joon » Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:50 am

EdinWigan wrote:
General Mackevili wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote:...I didn't mind at the time because I thought she was with the person checking out. ...
Ha! That awkward moment when I don't know if I should start making a big scene and call them "cha-loi" or simple smile at them because they're just getting back in line with their friend.
Could you please just translate 'Cha​-Loi' as Google translate is baffled by it , thank you
I would transcribe it as "tschleuy" which means impolite, rude, discourteous.
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Re: One less rude Khmer butting in line...

Post by Satiated Parrot » Wed Jul 23, 2014 9:43 am

LTO wrote:
StroppyChops wrote:
LTO wrote:
StroppyChops wrote:Apparently barang do not lose face.
They do. They just don't know it, or care.
And so...
    ...they don't lose face.
Face, like reputation, is not only something you have but how others perceive you.
Face is not just an Asian thing, but I think Asians get far more upset by losing it, and can be very childish when trying to maintain it.

As for Indians, I find them ok in this regard. They may be rude sometimes, but it takes them a lot to get offended and they tend not to hold grudges the way Asians do.
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Re: One less rude Khmer butting in line...

Post by The Add Jay » Wed Jul 23, 2014 11:06 am

Satiated Parrot wrote:
LTO wrote:
StroppyChops wrote:
LTO wrote:
StroppyChops wrote:Apparently barang do not lose face.
They do. They just don't know it, or care.
And so...
    ...they don't lose face.
Face, like reputation, is not only something you have but how others perceive you.
Face is not just an Asian thing, but I think Asians get far more upset by losing it, and can be very childish when trying to maintain it.

As for Indians, I find them ok in this regard. They may be rude sometimes, but it takes them a lot to get offended and they tend not to hold grudges the way Asians do.
Dont kid yourself. Indians are Asians also. They just hide it better. Once you submerse yourself with them and how they act you will see what Im talking about.
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Re: One less rude Khmer butting in line...

Post by Sir_Quality_U_Feel » Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:52 pm

^^^ Your racist shit is getting old, MFer.
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Re: One less rude Khmer butting in line...

Post by Eros » Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:21 pm

Sure she won't go back? Unless your wife has mental telepathy.....

i think she would have forgotten about it 3 mins after leaving and will go back and do it again.

They suffer extreme forgetfulness and pathological liars.... so the "sorry" was just a lie also.
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Re: One less rude Khmer butting in line...

Post by flying chicken » Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:23 pm

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Re: One less rude Khmer butting in line...

Post by EdinWigan » Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:21 pm

Joon wrote:
EdinWigan wrote:
General Mackevili wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote:...I didn't mind at the time because I thought she was with the person checking out. ...
Ha! That awkward moment when I don't know if I should start making a big scene and call them "cha-loi" or simple smile at them because they're just getting back in line with their friend.
Could you please just translate 'Cha​-Loi' as Google translate is baffled by it , thank you
I would transcribe it as "tschleuy" which means impolite, rude, discourteous.
Many thanks Joon
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Re: One less rude Khmer butting in line...

Post by Joker Poker » Sun Nov 02, 2014 6:31 pm

So, I went to 3A Bakery yesterday to get something the Woman wanted but couldn't see what she wanted. Rang her on the phone and tried to pass the phone to a staff member to figure out a solution - girl flatly refused to take the call so I left empty handed.

Kids wanted some donuts today so I went back and was waiting at the counter to get served and the serving girl (not the same one as yesterday) looked at me and then decided to serve a Khmer bloke who came after me. I stood with that familiar pissed off feeling for a couple of seconds and thought 'fuck this'. Went to my moto and the Khmer dude turned to face me and smiled at me. I said to him 'that was very fucking rude', and wiped the smile off his poncy face.

I don't know what it is with 3A, I've been buying stuff from there for years and every time you are treated like a stranger, the Woman goes there too and has bought several birthday cakes from them. They make a pretty good half baguette but I find the rest of their stuff pretty mediocre.

Anyway, Fuck Them.
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Re: One less rude Khmer butting in line...

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Sun Nov 02, 2014 8:05 pm

Most bakeries are like that. Which 3A is it? Isn't it a chain? But yeah, bakeries tend to be a free for all. People walking up and telling the clerks what they want before they even reach the counter, despite other customers already being there.
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Re: One less rude Khmer butting in line...

Post by rick_o'shea » Sun Nov 02, 2014 8:34 pm

The staff probably just panic when they see a barang as they don't expect us to be able to converse in Khmer and probably don't rate their own level of English too highly. The dude that smiled wasn't being rude at all. It's Cambodia, not a 1950s London bus stop. Why should he queue in a Cambodian shop in Cambodia? Because there's a barang at the counter?
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