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Re: Richshaws along norodom

Post by John Bingham » Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:08 pm

Spigzy wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:44 pm
John Bingham wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:03 pm
It's been like that as long as I can remember.
You've been here longer than the ban on tuk-tuks on Norodom. Time to get that memory checked!
Fair enough. I don't even remember seeing tuk tuks the first time I was here! This article says the ban is from 2009:

https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ ... ed-new-ban
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Re: Richshaws along norodom

Post by Spigzy » Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:58 am

John Bingham wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:08 pm
Spigzy wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:44 pm
John Bingham wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:03 pm
It's been like that as long as I can remember.
You've been here longer than the ban on tuk-tuks on Norodom. Time to get that memory checked!
Fair enough. I don't even remember seeing tuk tuks the first time I was here! This article says the ban is from 2009:

https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ ... ed-new-ban
I know you've been here years longer than me & I recall it being introduced; elementary my dear JB. I thought you would regale us with a tale of the year Stegosauria were banned from Angkor Wat!! :hattip:
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Re: Richshaws along norodom

Post by explorer » Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:35 pm

John Bingham wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:08 pm
I don't even remember seeing tuk tuks the first time I was here!
In the old days, they used to have these.

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They replaced the bicycle with a motor bike, added a roof, made a few other changes, and they had a tuk tuk.
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Re: Richshaws along norodom

Post by PSD-Kiwi » Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:52 pm

Spigzy wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:44 pm
a stupidly large SUV
These are the vehicles that cause all of the congestion in the city, most owners drive them as a status symbol, "hey look at how much $$$ I have, I drive a stupidly large SUV, just for me, my wife drives her own, and my kids have their own also", I doubt the majority of the SUVs around have ever been off-road... most of the clowns driving them, whist scrolling through FB on their smartphones, have zero concern for other road users - absolute C**Ts!
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Re: Richshaws along norodom

Post by Spigzy » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:06 pm

PSD-Kiwi wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:52 pm
Spigzy wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:44 pm
a stupidly large SUV
These are the vehicles that cause all of the congestion in the city, most owners drive them as a status symbol, "hey look at how much $$$ I have, I drive a stupidly large SUV, just for me, my wife drives her own, and my kids have their own also", I doubt the majority of the SUVs around have ever been off-road... most of the clowns driving them, whist scrolling through FB on their smartphones, have zero concern for other road users - absolute C**Ts!
At no point whilst driving it do I consider my Lexus 570 Supersport 2019, “upgraded to 2020 bong”, pure leather & 24 karat gold trim & Louis Vuitton furniture cushion accessories a “status symbol” thank you very much!!

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Re: Richshaws along norodom

Post by Duncan » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:26 pm

PSD-Kiwi wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:52 pm
Spigzy wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:44 pm
a stupidly large SUV
These are the vehicles that cause all of the congestion in the city, most owners drive them as a status symbol, "hey look at how much $$$ I have, I drive a stupidly large SUV, just for me, my wife drives her own, and my kids have their own also", I doubt the majority of the SUVs around have ever been off-road... most of the clowns driving them, whist scrolling through FB on their smartphones, have zero concern for other road users - absolute C**Ts!
I have seen plenty of SUV's that are off the road.
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Re: Richshaws along norodom

Post by Brody » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:30 pm

Spigzy wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:06 pm
whilst driving it
You've lost face already, spigzoid.

No self respecting bong twat or nouveau riche Khmer would be caught dead driving their own luxury SUV.

Driving is for plebes.......that's why they all have their own cadre of grey safari suited thugs manning the drivers seat.
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Re: Richshaws along norodom

Post by John Bingham » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:32 pm

explorer wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:35 pm
John Bingham wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:08 pm
I don't even remember seeing tuk tuks the first time I was here!
In the old days, they used to have these.

Image

They replaced the bicycle with a motor bike, added a roof, made a few other changes, and they had a tuk tuk.

I knew that, here's one in (now)Kandal Province in 1960 with a Mobilette pulling it.

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I posted this in 2009.
http://phnompenhplaces.blogspot.com/2009/10/

And a couple in Phuo Quoc in 2012:

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Some of the ones they still use in Siem Reap are similar.
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Re: Richshaws along norodom

Post by Spigzy » Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:50 pm

Brody wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:30 pm
Spigzy wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:06 pm
whilst driving it
You've lost face already, spigzoid.

No self respecting bong twat or nouveau riche Khmer would be caught dead driving their own luxury SUV.

Driving is for plebes.......that's why they all have their own cadre of grey safari suited thugs manning the drivers seat.
Eagle eyes Chief; I don't even drive any longer such is the fall from grace that I'm now back on two wheels!

Although that's a choice to be honest: Sit in the back of an SUV in rush hour for 1.5 hours across town every day with an idiot driving & me seeing every mistake like the Stig slowly boiling to explosion, OR on two wheels, 1000cc's of cruiser goodness & 20 mins even in rush hour. Easy choice for the modern day office career monkey! #Productivity
:evil:

And yes, ban tuk-tuks nationwide - #1 on my election manifesto!!! #VoteSpigzy
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Re: Richshaws along norodom

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:10 pm

Spigzy wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:44 pm
I either drive a stupidly large SUV and they're hopelessly slow and in the way,
#SpigzyForPM
Spigzy wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:06 pm
At no point whilst driving it do I consider my Lexus 570 Supersport 2019, “upgraded to 2020 bong”, pure leather & 24 karat gold trim & Louis Vuitton furniture cushion accessories a “status symbol” thank you very much!!
Spigzy wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:44 pm
a stupidly large SUV
Spigzy wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:50 pm
And yes, ban tuk-tuks nationwide - #1 on my election manifesto!!! #VoteSpigzy
Yep, you're in Spigz - a born parlimentarian for sure.

(just highlighting the attitudes of the ruling class on behalf of the United Tuk Tuk Drivers of Cambodia Guild)
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