Queue jumper at Lucky on Sihanouk

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Queue jumper at Lucky on Sihanouk

Post by nightmare.believer » Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:12 pm

A Khmer in front of me in line, a white woman in back, a 30 something little Khmer guy walks up to the front of the line and puts two things down. The cashier ignores him at first, then she looks at the line waiting. I slowly shake my head at her. She starts telling the Khmer guy that I don't want him to queue jump. So, he turns to me and starts asking for my permission, that he only has two things, please, etc. I don't look at him, pretending that he isn't talking to me. But he kept asking, 4 or 5 times, continuously. She rings him up and he leaves.
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Re: Queue jumper at Lucky on Sihanouk

Post by Kung-fu Hillbilly » Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:22 pm

Why wouldn't you explain to the line jumper why his behavior is unacceptable?

On one of my first visits to my local store in Indonesia the shop keeper accepted a line jumper. I placed my items on the counter in front of him and walked out. It never happened again to me in that store.
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Re: Queue jumper at Lucky on Sihanouk

Post by potty » Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:31 pm

two newbies :)
hi there and welcome to SE asia.
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Re: Queue jumper at Lucky on Sihanouk

Post by Garry.Crabtree » Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:33 pm

Yeah I would have said something to him. To me, people that queue jump are bang out of line
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Re: Queue jumper at Lucky on Sihanouk

Post by EdinWigan » Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:44 pm

Garry.Crabtree wrote:Yeah I would have said something to him. To me, people that queue jump are bang out of line
:Yahoo!:
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Re: Queue jumper at Lucky on Sihanouk

Post by Kung-fu Hillbilly » Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:46 pm

potty wrote:two newbies :)
hi there and welcome to SE asia.
How you haven't managed being robbed of your three dollars fifty, had your throat slit and thrown in a river before now is confusing.
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Re: Queue jumper at Lucky on Sihanouk

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Re: Queue jumper at Lucky on Sihanouk

Post by nightmare.believer » Sat Jul 12, 2014 4:22 pm

Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote:Why wouldn't you explain to the line jumper why his behavior is unacceptable?

On one of my first visits to my local store in Indonesia the shop keeper accepted a line jumper. I placed my items on the counter in front of him and walked out. It never happened again to me in that store.
He knows he's being a cunt; I wouldn't have been telling him anything he didn't already know.
And in your scenario, you made a connection with the shopkeeper that you wouldn't put up with that behavior. This wouldn't work in Lucky.
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Re: Queue jumper at Lucky on Sihanouk

Post by Hugh Briss » Sat Jul 12, 2014 5:02 pm

Ala Capt. Bizzzzohnnnnzzzzz

"dom rong chua!" (get in line)

He had a list of other Khmer retorts for line jumpers but I can't find them.
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Re: Queue jumper at Lucky on Sihanouk

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Sat Jul 12, 2014 5:06 pm

This is a non-issue if you're the one at the counter. I just shove their stuff to the side or literally put my shoulder in them to make them move aside while saying "kniom mao moun" or something like that. If it happens at a gas station I bark at them (have to be more vocal because I can't physically move back in front of them). If you're there you just need to show that it's unacceptable. No one EVER cuts in line in front of me. I don't allow it. Period.
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