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Re: The single most inappropriate, unreasonable, and offensive thing you can say to a Khmer person is...

Post by talltuktuk » Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:10 am

Spigzy wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:24 pm
I can’t repeat it here as it could get a member killed if used in the wrong situation; the 0.01% where it won’t is with Khmers who have known you for years and treat you like family & know you’re just showing that you’ve got a filthy sense of humour & command of the language. Even in that setting, still dangerous.

Why would you want to say something nasty to a local anyway? We’re visitors in this country, have some respect and simply say the usual “fuck off” if you must (tuk-tuks cutting you up or whatever). Beyond that you’re asking for a beating & the police/locals are only going to take one side.
You completely missed the joke. I would never want to say something nasty to a local nor was I asking for nasty things to say.
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Re: The single most inappropriate, unreasonable, and offensive thing you can say to a Khmer person is...

Post by Anchor Moy » Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:17 am

talltuktuk wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:10 am
Spigzy wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:24 pm
I can’t repeat it here as it could get a member killed if used in the wrong situation; the 0.01% where it won’t is with Khmers who have known you for years and treat you like family & know you’re just showing that you’ve got a filthy sense of humour & command of the language. Even in that setting, still dangerous.

Why would you want to say something nasty to a local anyway? We’re visitors in this country, have some respect and simply say the usual “fuck off” if you must (tuk-tuks cutting you up or whatever). Beyond that you’re asking for a beating & the police/locals are only going to take one side.
You completely missed the joke. I would never want to say something nasty to a local nor was I asking for nasty things to say.
If you make a joke online, then best put a :wink: or :D or something. It's hard to be subtle on the internet. You need to spell it out. Like, Haha IT'S A JOKE :plus1:
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Re: The single most inappropriate, unreasonable, and offensive thing you can say to a Khmer person is...

Post by phuketrichard » Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:19 am

talltuktuk wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:10 am
Spigzy wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:24 pm
I can’t repeat it here as it could get a member killed if used in the wrong situation; the 0.01% where it won’t is with Khmers who have known you for years and treat you like family & know you’re just showing that you’ve got a filthy sense of humour & command of the language. Even in that setting, still dangerous.

Why would you want to say something nasty to a local anyway? We’re visitors in this country, have some respect and simply say the usual “fuck off” if you must (tuk-tuks cutting you up or whatever). Beyond that you’re asking for a beating & the police/locals are only going to take one side.
You completely missed the joke. I would never want to say something nasty to a local nor was I asking for nasty things to say.
why post the op ??
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Re: The single most inappropriate, unreasonable, and offensive thing you can say to a Khmer person is...

Post by Anchor Moy » Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:53 am

talltuktuk wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:05 pm
“wait”
The following is not offensive, but is a total waste of breath.
"Do not take out loans with huge interest rates than you can't pay back"
"Do not hock off your wife's land at cut price to pay off your exhorbitant bank loan interest"
"Do not buy a Lexus (even second-hand), when you already have problems to pay all your debts"

All this I have said to family, then they say yes, and carry on regardless. :facepalm: (Not joking.)
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Re: The single most inappropriate, unreasonable, and offensive thing you can say to a Khmer person is...

Post by Duncan » Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:59 pm

Anchor Moy wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:53 am
talltuktuk wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:05 pm
“wait”
The following is not offensive, but is a total waste of breath.
"Do not take out loans with huge interest rates than you can't pay back"
"Do not hock off your wife's land at cut price to pay off your exhorbitant bank loan interest"
"Do not buy a Lexus (even second-hand), when you already have problems to pay all your debts"

All this I have said to family, then they say yes, and carry on regardless. :facepalm: (Not joking.)
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Re: The single most inappropriate, unreasonable, and offensive thing you can say to a Khmer person is...

Post by Fourkinnel » Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:33 pm

"You cant eat more than 3 times a day!"
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Re: The single most inappropriate, unreasonable, and offensive thing you can say to a Khmer person is...

Post by Username Taken » Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:36 pm

Fourkinnel wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:33 pm
"You cant eat more than 3 times a day!"
But, Khmers only eat once a day.
... give 'em a quick, short, sharp shock ...

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Re: The single most inappropriate, unreasonable, and offensive thing you can say to a Khmer person is...

Post by John Bingham » Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:28 pm

You don't have to say anything specific. If you disrespect a local and shame them that will be enough. Then don't be too surprised when someone sneaks up behind you six months later and chops you in the back of the head with a cleaver. Read "A head for an eye" by Hinton.
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Post by atst » Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:11 pm

Sorry dear I've run out of money
I'm standing up, so I must be straight
What's a poor man do when the blues keep following him around.
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Post by console » Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:39 pm

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