Smoking Hot Barang Chick Scams Kampot Minimart Out of $2 Worth of Soft Drinks

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Re: Smoking Hot Barang Chick Scams Kampot Minimart Out of $2 Worth of Soft Drinks

Post by clutchcargo » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:46 pm

Hotdigr wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:23 pm
doktor_d wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:50 pm
Why not just move this whole forum to faecesbook if the majority of what's posted on here is a link to faecesbook? A site that is blocking the content for anyone that does not have an account and/or cares about their privacy..
[Mod edit: Attacking fellow members and calling them 'poofs' etc is not needed here. Mod Preview as well, as this is nothing new from you. Thanks.]
Woah dude! Did you take an angry pill this morning?

Do you expect a constructive reply after bashing the forum, it's members and mods no end? Have you heard of diplomacy to influence things rather than provoke to get people's backs up?

I don't understand why there are some members here that are so serious and righteous... If we have that sort of regulated forum it won't take long before members will be too scared to speak up at the risk of offending others imo Can't we lighten up a bit and enjoy a bit of light hearted banter as part of the whole forum experience? Life was not meant to be so hard...or, was it? But seriously, I guess the forum will mean different things to different folks. I think Gonk and the mods cannot keep everybody happy all the time.

Re the specifics you mention..

I don't see how your rant is related to whether or not there are facebook links.

I don't want to steal PN's thunder but seems to me he uses a bit of licence when it comes to making up thread titles and they are designed to be a bit provocative so that it will generate readership and interest. If he stated it as it was..it would be pretty boring I reckon. Also, sometimes he doesn't quote the source of the news so I don't necessarily take it as gospel.. as I think none of us should with anything written on the internet. I wasn't even sure whether the missing 19 yr old girl story was fake news for example. And from what I've seen, I think both males and females are fair game for his derision.

Sure, the mods could be more proactive in picking this sort of thing up but I would argue over modding will stifle and possibly kill discussion and threads. It's not an easy balance imo.
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Re: Smoking Hot Barang Chick Scams Kampot Minimart Out of $2 Worth of Soft Drinks

Post by General Mackevili » Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:28 am

doktor_d wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:50 pm
Why not just move this whole forum to faecesbook if the majority of what's posted on here is a link to faecesbook? A site that is blocking the content for anyone that does not have an account and/or cares about their privacy..


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Dr D, since you were kind enough to make a thoughtful reply elaborating a bit later, I'll be kind enough to do so in return.....

I 'get' your frustration, but I do hope you realize you are asking for things that require even more time and energy from the community. Is it not enough that PN took the time to give it a funny title, embed the video from Facebook and even copy over the text about it? Did you say 'thank you' for that at least? Or did you have to pay him for any of his efforts?

Sure, it would be EVEN BETTER if we went and uploaded the video to a host of YOUR choice so that it's in your chosen ecosystem, but guess what? It was on Facebook. A lot of people do have Facebook, so it's not the end of the world for many, but again, I 'get' your grievance.

And not only that, but there's also a catch-22: We leave the video where it's originally posted, and some people cry about not being able to see it. We copy it over to YouTube and some people cry about us taking content and abusing the 'fair use' policy of media to be commented on. You see? It's a catch-22. Can't please everyone.

How much time have you dedicated to helping contribute interesting stuff for our community to check out? (And to be clear, I do recall you starting some good topics over the years, but my only point is that I think it's a bit silly to be complaining that it hasn't been uploaded to your medium of choice, especially when it took someone else time to do it and is asking for NOTHING in return from you or anyone.)

I personally thank PN along with each and every person who goes out of their way to find crazy/interesting shenanigans to share on CEO, including you, so I fail to see why you should be so negative that you don't have Facebook and we didn't give it to you in the exact format you would have preferred. And again, not to be sarcastic, but you could easily sign up for Facebook and give them whatever bullshit info you wanted and join various groups, so then you could actually see the videos. You make it sound like you are owed anything in whatever format you choose, but again, I don't recall anyone on here ever asking for anything from you in return, so what are you on about?

So again, CEO is free. Facebook is free. I don't see how you not having Facebook is the community's problem. Do we 'want' to send people to Facebook, lol? No, but it's a necessary evil in 2109. If we could get EVERYONE to stop posting there and only use CEO to post anything about Cambodia on the world wide web, that would kick ass!! :stir: But that's just the way things are.

So, I look at it like this:

Effort it takes by you to be able to see things on a free site known as Facebook: Sign up there for free. Problem solved.

Effort it takes by our community for you to be able to see things for free because you haven't signed up to a free site known as Facebook: Gathering ALL media on Facebook and putting it on here and making damn sure it's hosted in a way that Dr D wants. (And don't fucking dare me to do it, because I just might try that one day. ;P)

That's it. Some media is hosting in a more CEO-friendly format/medium sometimes, and sometimes it's not. Your notion that 'external links' to other websites make no sense at all because why would a site EVER send traffic to another site is just not practical. And again, not attacking you in the least, I just hope to put your 'I don't get it' comment into perspective, that's all. You can decide if it's worth signing up on Facebook for free so that you can see even more free stuff, but if you choose not to, I don't get what the issue is, as everyone with a Facebook account made the same decision you have had to.
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Re: Smoking Hot Barang Chick Scams Kampot Minimart Out of $2 Worth of Soft Drinks

Post by General Mackevili » Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:20 am

clutchcargo wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:46 pm

I don't see how your rant is related to whether or not there are facebook links.

I don't want to steal PN's thunder but seems to me he uses a bit of licence when it comes to making up thread titles and they are designed to be a bit provocative so that it will generate readership and interest. If he stated it as it was..it would be pretty boring I reckon. Also, sometimes he doesn't quote the source of the news so I don't necessarily take it as gospel.. as I think none of us should with anything written on the internet. I wasn't even sure whether the missing 19 yr old girl story was fake news for example. And from what I've seen, I think both males and females are fair game for his derision.

Sure, the mods could be more proactive in picking this sort of thing up but I would argue over modding will stifle and possibly kill discussion and threads. It's not an easy balance imo.
Haha, I often laugh out loud when I read PN's topics. Hell, I'm laughing by the time I read only the topic title half the time.

I think PN is an equal opportunity piss taker! He makes a post about a dumb female, some cry he's sexist. He makes a post about a dumb Nigerian, some cry that he's a racist. The way I see it, he just finds crazy stories and formats them in his own style, which, like you said, adds a bit more flair than most would have originally seen when they stumbled across it. And I've edited a few of his titles from time to time, but does he get all upset? Fuck no, he's been pretty easy going. Sure, I think he's 'crossed the line' a few times, but I'd expect nothing less from someone who's pushing the envelope as hard as he does all the time, haha. In that way, he kind of reminds me of that British comedian (named something Car I think) who has some pretty wild jokes. He gets the crowd going, but sooner or later he drops a bomb and some are like 'ewwww,' and he points out that it took them long enough to get offended.

So yeah, balance is everything, and we haven't gotten it right every single time without fail, and I'm sure we'll make a few slips here and there along the way, but for the most part I think we find a pretty good balance, and I assure you that's what we're always striving for. We are living in a day and age where millions of people around the world wake up and get online to find something to be offended by, and fuck those morons, but we don't need stuff on here that is only posted with the intent of being offensive. If it's interesting AND ALSO happens to cause offense to some, then that's a risk we're willing to take, LoL. So, PN calls the thief in the video a 'smoking hot barang chick.' Some are probably offended by that. Dr D is offended (for lack of a better word) that the actual footage is not on his preferred medium. We can't please everyone, but people need to be a bit easy going to be on a forum such as this that only tries to get rid of really uncalled for shit and attacks on others while letting almost anything to be discussed or posted.

There was also a lot of valuable feedback about the Ellie (stylish and attractive) topic. As people know, we locked it for a bit, as it seemed like she 'might' be getting a bit more attention that she deserved. We could see both sides and ultimately locked it. Then she threw some other stylish and attractive woman out of a moving tuk-tuk. Fuck it, let's unlock it, as she's pretty nuts and that kind of shit is worthy of public comment. Did PN lose his shit when we locked it? No, he just kept on chuggin. We do appreciate it when people can be easy going, and we also appreciate both the public and private feedback we got about that topic (and any topic/post). So there are definitely some valued CEO members that we can assume would prefer that topic be locked/deleted, but we hope they can understand that we have to make these calls all.the.time. and we are glad to still have support even when we don't make the exact call you would have made yourself each and every time.

OK, no more espresso for me tonight. :crazy:
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Re: Smoking Hot Barang Chick Scams Kampot Minimart Out of $2 Worth of Soft Drinks

Post by Cinnamoncat » Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:04 am

She didn't scam. She just stole. If a male had done this, he would be photographed in his underwear and in handcuffs.

She was shoplifting, plain and simple. The cameras are to catch people like her. I hope the shop can get its money back.
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Re: Smoking Hot Barang Chick Scams Kampot Minimart Out of $2 Worth of Soft Drinks

Post by JUDGEDREDD » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:21 am

Every forum I've ever been on has links to outside sites in posts from time to time... including Facebook, if the information is from Facebook as the main source then whats the big deal? If you don't want to click and / or participate then close the thread and open another one.

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Re: Smoking Hot Barang Chick Scams Kampot Minimart Out of $2 Worth of Soft Drinks

Post by pczz » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:59 am

clutchcargo wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:31 am
Could be.. :popcorn:

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That looks like current USA helmet. Germans had the most effective design in ww2 and it has been adopted by most western armies now
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Re: Smoking Hot Barang Chick Scams Kampot Minimart Out of $2 Worth of Soft Drinks

Post by clutchcargo » Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:13 am

pczz wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:59 am
clutchcargo wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:31 am
Could be.. :popcorn:
That looks like current USA helmet. Germans had the most effective design in ww2 and it has been adopted by most western armies now
I think you're right. I googled 'army helmet' and it looked a bit like the one in the vid...but yuh, not in keeping with the SS Waffen theme

2nd try:

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Re: Smoking Hot Barang Chick Scams Kampot Minimart Out of $2 Worth of Soft Drinks

Post by la8rat » Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:28 am

Leads me back to a question ive asked in the past but never got answered.
Does a bike helmet in Cambodia just need to be a helmet of any description? I mentioned seeing kampot cider irish guy doing his delivery rounds in a builders hard hat.
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Re: Smoking Hot Barang Chick Scams Kampot Minimart Out of $2 Worth of Soft Drinks

Post by Jerry Atrick » Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:11 am

There's no such thing as DOT OR TUV approved helmets here, so, yeah.
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Re: Smoking Hot Barang Chick Scams Kampot Minimart Out of $2 Worth of Soft Drinks

Post by Username Taken » Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:47 pm

doktor_d wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:50 pm
Why not just move this whole forum to faecesbook if the majority of what's posted on here is a link to faecesbook? A site that is blocking the content for anyone that does not have an account and/or cares about their privacy..


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You don't need to sign up to faecesbook to watch the OP's video. It's in the public domain.

Read the error message, you just need to allow it through your ad blocker. :facepalm:
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