What do you do when you get pissed off with the locals?

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Re: What do you do when you get pissed off with the locals?

Post by juansweetpotato » Wed May 04, 2016 5:05 pm

LTO wrote:
kiwiincambodia wrote:
cptrelentless wrote:This country is too damned hot to go around getting pissed off, you'll have a heart attack.
So all those recent ''heart attack'' deaths are just caused by pissed of expats/ tourists?

:shock: :shock: :shock:
It's one of the Five Great Founts of untimely death and general badness in Cambodia: Foreign Immigrants, Foreign Drugs, Foreigners with Bad Attitudes, Foreigners, and Trees.
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Re: What do you do when you get pissed off with the locals?

Post by LTO » Wed May 04, 2016 5:27 pm

I try.
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Re: What do you do when you get pissed off with the locals?

Post by Anchor Moy » Wed May 04, 2016 5:39 pm

LTO wrote:
kiwiincambodia wrote:
cptrelentless wrote:This country is too damned hot to go around getting pissed off, you'll have a heart attack.
So all those recent ''heart attack'' deaths are just caused by pissed of expats/ tourists?

:shock: :shock: :shock:
It's one of the Five Great Founts of untimely death and general badness in Cambodia: Foreign Immigrants, Foreign Drugs, Foreigners with Bad Attitudes, Foreigners, and Trees.
At least something is being done about the Trees. :hattip:
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Re: What do you do when you get pissed off with the locals?

Post by LTO » Wed May 04, 2016 5:55 pm

Anchor Moy wrote:At least something is being done about the Trees. :hattip:
:lol: So true.
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Re: RE: Re: What do you do when you get pissed off with the locals?

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Wed May 04, 2016 9:41 pm

willyhilly wrote:Never had a problem but I enjoy abusing the priviledged niek mien women who like to push into queues. I call them mook gdooey, cunt face. The motos and tuks love it and laugh like fuck.
This makes you look like an uneducated, ignorant prick. There are way more things you can say before escalating to such profanities.
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Re: What do you do when you get pissed off with the locals?

Post by StungTrengBooBarang » Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:11 am

One time at that lucky burger inside citymall, i had my 2 * $1 notes in hand and waited in line.

when its my turn some random local starts ordering when still walking from behind me.

this happens again,

so i turn and walk away, denying them their chance of getting rich.

i really should have just torn up the notes and then said politely 'arcon', but i had already walked away before i thought of it.

And telling others not to shop at an accused 'rude'business is my therapy as a pacifist.

lol though once when fuji shop refused to scan a picture to file as i did it the week before so she remembered i didnt get prints just a scan she says this time 'dont have', i left flabergasted speaking in my best fake vietnamese out loud.

i called a pawn shop owner a jowl in march/april this year for allowing my phone to be pawned without id, lol i was angry that night and my friend that borrowed my phone is lucky i didnt go tell her mum what her daughter did. :D
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Re: What do you do when you get pissed off with the locals?

Post by bolueeleh » Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:25 am

I used to be passive aggressive person, its not good, u get the short draw all the time
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Re: What do you do when you get pissed off with the locals?

Post by table42 » Mon Jul 18, 2016 11:00 am

"i really should have just torn up the notes and then said politely 'arcon', but i had already walked away before i thought of it."

Such a symbolic gesture would be lost on the majority of Cambodians. They would simply think you were crazy.

It's frustrating indeed. What do I do? It depends on how severely I've been offended or threatened. But whatever I say I say in Cambodian.-"
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Re: What do you do when you get pissed off with the locals?

Post by Sailorman » Mon Jul 18, 2016 11:16 am

Generally, Cambodians are great people. The only things I really don't care for is their driving and line jumping. Line jumping, I just figure its ignorance of the system and I try to gently educate them. The driving thing is hopeless until traffic laws are enforced. I do have a nice big air-horn to point out their transgressions, but in the end, its their country and I'm just a guest.
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