Violence in Sihanoukville

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Re: Violence in Sihanoukville

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General Mackevili wrote:
Hotdigr wrote:
We agreed Jan 1st 2017, didn't we? Its a little early ( and a little arrogant) to start doing a victory dance yet mate.
You're right, fair enough.

I just thought these kinds of stories show how it's got a long running reputation for being a seedy backpacker beach town.

I also think that locals are crazy aggressive around Dolphin Shack at night.

Here's an SMS I received from a buddy last time I was down there partying late night. I left, and got this from my buddy, who stayed a little later..



"About 5 minutes after you all left, some obese man walked into the bar, had about 5sec worth of words with a dude at the bar before knocking him out. The dude at the bar fell backwards and hit his head. I went to look at him and on top of the blood he seemed to be pretty bad. Shit cleared out right quick."

"The only people who didn't seem phased were the whores...... They literally just shook a bottle of beach sand onto the floor so no one would slip on the big blood puddle...... We left after that..."



LoL, after reading that again and remembering all the random violence I've seen down there, I feel a warning from the US Embassy was way over due.

I'm still waiting for the American Embassy to alert everyone about the dangers of Golden Sorya Mall and G-Pub.

Hahah! Shieeett. :beer3:
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Barang_doa_slae wrote:you pay for an officer rank you don't pay 3k just to join the force at the lowest rank...
Not sure about here honestly, these were the figures I'd heard for Phnom Penh.
Used to 1k. But more now to get a cop position.
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Sailorman wrote:OD: Small town? Yes, but have you ever heard of a preemptive strike. A little research, a little money to the right/wrong people, end of problem. Money doesn't talk, it screams. One way or another you deal with it before it deals with you. Get a military mindset/Situational Awareness or suffer.
Yes, because we are all doomed if we don't think like fucking Green Berets.... %)

I think I will just stick with what has been working for me all these years. Not being a cunt and trusting my instincts.
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flying chicken wrote:One thing you need to heed in mind that there are 2 casinos close by the beach. Desperate people do desperate things. The other thing is also the last time I visit there seem to be messed up travelers washed to the shore, easy victims!. BTW drug dealing among barangs is not uncommon in snooky.
Those two casinos won't let Khmer in without a barang "escort". It's the drugs that are sucking their money away and making them desperate.
Ummm... really? I know you live down there an all, but this just sounds like bullshit. I don't really know either, but don't some rich Khmer go there to play? I am sure their Range Rovers are enough to get them in without a white person present. :?:
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Sir_Quality_U_Feel wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote:
flying chicken wrote:One thing you need to heed in mind that there are 2 casinos close by the beach. Desperate people do desperate things. The other thing is also the last time I visit there seem to be messed up travelers washed to the shore, easy victims!. BTW drug dealing among barangs is not uncommon in snooky.
Those two casinos won't let Khmer in without a barang "escort". It's the drugs that are sucking their money away and making them desperate.
Ummm... really? I know you live down there an all, but this just sounds like bullshit. I don't really know either, but don't some rich Khmer go there to play? I am sure their Range Rovers are enough to get them in without a white person present. :?:
If you keep reading past that, the rich khmer are the exception... and fairly rare there actually. A few, but not enough to get the cops shutting them down. They generally go to much fancier casinos than the ones he's talking about. But the rich Khmer aren't the bag snatchers and ice heads he's talking about either. I've yet to hear of someone getting their purse snatched by a guy leaning out of a passing rangerover.
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Sir_Quality_U_Feel wrote:
Yes, because we are all doomed if we don't think like fucking Green Berets.... %)

I think I will just stick with what has been working for me all these years. Not being a cunt and trusting my instincts.
Agree with you 100% there mate.
And also, for you fella's that think Sihanoukville has some sort of monopoly on random violence, google "Australia coward punch". Its that bad over there, not just are the media campaigning for a king hit to be re-labelled, many pollies and police are backing the call.
OD, I hate to disagree with you mate, but your call on Khmers and gambling in casino's is completely wrong. MANY, MANY taxi girls ( and others) spend( lose ) a fortune in the casino's here and are allowed in, no questions asked, no escort needed, whenever they want. I know of 2 cases where the G.F's of my mates have lost thousands of dollars and have been given credit to lose more One case ended up with death threats and all sorts of shit. They can walk in, unescorted, anytime, as easy as you or I can if they have some upfront cash to play with.
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Hotdigr wrote:
Sir_Quality_U_Feel wrote:
Yes, because we are all doomed if we don't think like fucking Green Berets.... %)

I think I will just stick with what has been working for me all these years. Not being a cunt and trusting my instincts.
Agree with you 100% there mate.
And also, for you fella's that think Sihanoukville has some sort of monopoly on random violence, google "Australia coward punch". Its that bad over there, not just are the media campaigning for a king hit to be re-labelled, many pollies and police are backing the call.
OD, I hate to disagree with you mate, but your call on Khmers and gambling in casino's is completely wrong. MANY, MANY taxi girls ( and others) spend( lose ) a fortune in the casino's here and are allowed in, no questions asked, no escort needed, whenever they want. I know of 2 cases where the G.F's of my mates have lost thousands of dollars and have been given credit to lose more One case ended up with death threats and all sorts of shit. They can walk in, unescorted, anytime, as easy as you or I can if they have some upfront cash to play with.
Odd, because Fortuna was standing on it when they tried to go in.... so they came back and got me. At that time there were no taxi girls/etc in there (they generally stand out).
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Back on track here- What happens if you pepper spray or use a stun gun on a Khmer person and the police get involved? If it was in self-defense, are you still going to get into big trouble? Ditch the pepper spray and act like you have no idea what happened?

I am just wondering how much trouble a foreigner would get into, if any, for using non-lethal self defense methods that don't involve punching or kicking.

Regardless, I would rather deal with the consequences of pepper spraying a group of 4 or 5 Khmer kids trying to attack me than be head stomped on the ground repeatedly.
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Not sure, but I'll say that if you try and pepper spray a group of 4 or 5 people you'll likely get a face full as well. It's decent for 1 on 1, not great on a group.

Same for a stungun really, because of the need of physical contact.

You might be able to hit one and deter the others... or it may enrage them further and make the beating worse.
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Whatever the circumstances- the one with the least connection will pay.
That means you witeboys.......................

Been a lot of reportage in the Phnom Penh Post of late of the gang culture that seems to be gaining ground.
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