Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by SrokKhmer » Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:35 am

I have never known such uncaring people as white people in Phnom Penh, the comments on here are typical. I imagine the Khmer would not make fun and put a fellow Khmer down who was begging in the west if they saw one, especially if it was a woman. Why dont some of you get over and help her instead of spending your money on cheap beer and hookers.
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by IraHayes » Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:44 am

SrokKhmer wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:35 am
I have never known such uncaring people as white people in Phnom Penh, the comments on here are typical. I imagine the Khmer would not make fun and put a fellow Khmer down who was begging in the west if they saw one, especially if it was a woman. Why dont some of you get over and help her instead of spending your money on cheap beer and hookers.
Why should we?

If you are so caring how about you go out of your way and send her some money?
Your comments just scream virtue signalling at its finest.

Personally, these “beg-packers” should be rounded up and have shit confiscated and sold off. Then the proceeds used to buy a one way ticket to their home country.
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by Anchor Moy » Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:04 am

It's not very clear whether the woman has been robbed (which is what she told people), or if she is begging for her travels. (Maybe it was both.)
Whatever the reason, she looks like she could use a helping hand. If she is living on the streets of PP, that's not very safe. Maybe she should go to the police ? They can be quite helpful when they want to be.
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:31 am

SrokKhmer wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:35 am
I have never known such uncaring people as white people in Phnom Penh, the comments on here are typical. I imagine the Khmer would not make fun and put a fellow Khmer down who was begging in the west if they saw one, especially if it was a woman. Why dont some of you get over and help her instead of spending your money on cheap beer and hookers.
I know what you are saying Srok, but i don't want to get into that angle.

The thing that surprises me is the level of anger some people display about such a minor issues as begging, or displaying mental health issues, loosing the plot, or just being obnoxious in small annoying ways - when there are so many more important things to get fighting furious about. (imo)

You rarely hear a peep of anger out of some people except when they are piling up on some alcoholic who has been sleeping on park benches without a visa. or similar.
Or small-time bludgers like this woman possibly is.

I just don't get it..
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by phuketrichard » Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:35 am

SrokKhmer wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:35 am
I have never known such uncaring people as white people in Phnom Penh, the comments on here are typical. I imagine the Khmer would not make fun and put a fellow Khmer down who was begging in the west if they saw one, especially if it was a woman. Why dont some of you get over and help her instead of spending your money on cheap beer and hookers.
LOL :please:
westerners see things for what they are
khmers see things for what they would like them to be

Doubt many poor Khmers, Thai's, Burmese, etc are seen begging in the western world :beer3:
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by John Bingham » Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:15 am

There are thousands of beggars in my home city, why should I give a fuck for their junkie/ gypsy bullshit? Annoying twats.
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by michael.stewart1 » Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:32 pm

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:23 am
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Phnom Penh: A social media account under the name of Vibol Chorm posted this message and some photos, which were then reposted on a local news site.
At 04:20 pm, March 8, 2020, an unidentified Polish woman stands under the Monivong bridge at Chbar ampov and says she has been robbed.
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Does anyone know her ?
Got to question the intellect of someone who would travel to a developing country like Cambodia with no money and the intent to beg. I have met foreigners who would tell me sob stories about how they were robbed, lost their passport and all their money. I always tell them to go to their consulate and they will get help there. I am an American and I know that if I am in such a situation that the US consulate will assist me in getting back to the USA and they will hold my passport until I have paid them for the trip back. I figure most nations in the world will do similar for their citizens
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by Marty » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:24 pm

SrokKhmer wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:35 am
I have never known such uncaring people as white people in Phnom Penh, the comments on here are typical. I imagine the Khmer would not make fun and put a fellow Khmer down who was begging in the west if they saw one, especially if it was a woman. Why dont some of you get over and help her instead of spending your money on cheap beer and hookers.
How do you know which comments are from white peeps in PP? And what is wrong with spending their money on cheap beer? And hookers?
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by Marty » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:26 pm

John Bingham wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:15 am
There are thousands of beggars in my home city, why should I give a fuck for their junkie/ gypsy bullshit? Annoying twats.
Because beggars and junkys and gyps need love too. And annoying twats do too.
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by JUDGEDREDD » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:30 pm

Begging your way across the world might seem noble to some but honestly why? Hitch hiking and getting free beds / meals via people's kindness is a different ball game, asking the poorest people to give you cash ain't the one, even if she's been robbed there must be some way to contact someone back home. Why would you ever come this far without a contingency plan? I dunno maybe I'm not naive enough.... I've got myself in many a pickle but I've always managed to get out without begging others.

Good luck to the girl, maybe she could sell her shoes.

P.s this is the internet where we are all quick to judge and fire off rounds via the keyboard, don't take it too seriously lol.
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