PassApp scam

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Re: PassApp scam

Post by Tarndog » Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:22 am

PIEMAN wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:41 pm
i do not know wether the play on the fact that they know people have other things on their mind at Hospitals or they are just cheats out and out.
Seriously, you haven't figured out Cambodia yet? They're cheats!
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Re: PassApp scam

Post by Chamboy » Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:32 am

Tarndog wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:07 am
Anchor Moy wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:38 pm
Its not the same in Shv.
Usually in PP, I'm with Khmer friends who know where to go and how much to pay.
You're close to delirious if you think your Khmer friends have your best interest at heart. Khmer always help other Khmer first.
Always? That depends on:

1). How well you treat them
2) If you're a Knowledgeable expat or a touron. and
3) your flexibility and efforts to understand their way of life.
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Re: PassApp scam

Post by Tarndog » Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:36 am

Recently had a driver drive all around, stopping several times to look more closely, trying to find the place he said he knew of and how to get there. I contend that the drivers are both stupid as hell AND trying to scam customers.

Anyways, I got fed up and told the moron to stop. Gf and I got out. I told him I'd pay the 3000 Khr as the trip was quite short, about 1km, but he wanted me to pay the meter amount. I again offered the 3000, which he again refused. Then gf and I walked away, not paying a thing. The more barang play into their fucking games, the more they'll continue.
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Re: PassApp scam

Post by Anchor Moy » Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:05 am

Tarndog wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:07 am
Anchor Moy wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:38 pm
Its not the same in Shv.
Usually in PP, I'm with Khmer friends who know where to go and how much to pay.
You're close to delirious if you think your Khmer friends have your best interest at heart. Khmer always help other Khmer first.
If that's been your experience then maybe you should choose your friends better ?
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Re: PassApp scam

Post by Chamboy » Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:20 am

"If that's been your experience then maybe you should choose your friends better ?"

It appears the problem lies deeper than this. All his posts that I have read are quite negative. Perhaps he should choose countries more carefully or learn to enjoy masochism.
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Re: PassApp scam

Post by explorer » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:27 am

Tarndog wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:36 am
Then gf and I walked away, not paying a thing. The more barang play into their fucking games, the more they'll continue.
They will learn when people stand up to those doing the wrong thing.

Too many people say it is Cambodian culture, you have to go along with it. No you dont.
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Re: PassApp scam

Post by Cam Nivag » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:58 am

Tarndog wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:36 am
Recently had a driver drive all around, stopping several times to look more closely, trying to find the place he said he knew of and how to get there. I contend that the drivers are both stupid as hell AND trying to scam customers.
Nothing in that story resembles scamming as opposed to stupidity. I think you're all paranoid if you think PassApp drivers are master navigators who are deliberately driving the wrong way in order to drive up the price of your drive by 1000 riel, for which PassApp will pay them, what 100 riel?

They're stupid. They can't read maps. That's why half the time they accept the ride and drive the wrong way, or they pull up 200 meters away from you to pick you up and then call you and say "I'm here." That's not a scam. They just can't find places on the phone map.
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Re: PassApp scam

Post by fax » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:06 am

I find that they'll often take off in the wrong direction and when they see it on the map they turn around to the right direction.

Sometimes they just start out wrong but learn which way is right.
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Re: PassApp scam

Post by Kampoochie » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:21 am

I'm a fan of giving them a slightly wrong address of a neighbor I dislike so when I do need to argue, I don't worry about them sending their cousin who does B&Es to my house.

I know that will sound paranoid and overly-specific (I'm hyperbolizing a bit), but I think of it as a small insurance policy of sorts.
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Re: PassApp scam

Post by fax » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:35 am

Kampoochie wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:21 am
I'm a fan of giving them a slightly wrong address of a neighbor I dislike so when I do need to argue, I don't worry about them sending their cousin who does B&Es to my house.
Which app has the kick-my-ass button you would accidentally press?

I mean seriously what can you possibly do so wrong they would want to come back to your house?
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