Finnish BegPacker Needs Your Help in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Re: Finnish BegPacker Needs Your Help in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Post by hanno » Sun Nov 05, 2017 7:57 pm

Double post.
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Re: Finnish BegPacker Needs Your Help in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Post by hanno » Sun Nov 05, 2017 7:57 pm

Anchor Moy wrote:
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:48 pm
My bad call. He looks like a pro scammer for sure. East European ?
Shame that you cant help out your fellow expats or travelers these days without wondering if its a scam.

That said, I lent some money to an Australian guy I knew in Thailand decades ago to go home - I had his name and home address in Oz and knew his friends. I contacted him in Oz when I saw I got scammed and I saw he was earning well back home, but he never replied and I let it go in the end - hoping he will come back as a cockroach or a piece of shit in his next life.
Thems the breaks. You take your chances with people you meet in SEA, and you might trust a foreigner because you think you have something in common, or because you are drinking buddies for a month or two. Whatever. Don't lend what you can't afford to lose.
I tried to help a Brit years back, out of his luck. He had a serious infection of his feet and I sent him to hospital on my own Dime. Thanks I got: abused my staff and complained about the bad service at hospital (which I paid for)....
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Re: Finnish BegPacker Needs Your Help in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Post by Anchor Moy » Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:19 pm

hanno wrote:
Anchor Moy wrote:
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:48 pm
My bad call. He looks like a pro scammer for sure. East European ?
Shame that you cant help out your fellow expats or travelers these days without wondering if its a scam.

That said, I lent some money to an Australian guy I knew in Thailand decades ago to go home - I had his name and home address in Oz and knew his friends. I contacted him in Oz when I saw I got scammed and I saw he was earning well back home, but he never replied and I let it go in the end - hoping he will come back as a cockroach or a piece of shit in his next life.
Thems the breaks. You take your chances with people you meet in SEA, and you might trust a foreigner because you think you have something in common, or because you are drinking buddies for a month or two. Whatever. Don't lend what you can't afford to lose.
I tried to help a Brit years back, out of his luck. He had a serious infection of his feet and I sent him to hospital on my own Dime. Thanks I got: abused my staff and complained about the bad service at hospital (which I paid for)....
Yeah, no good deed goes unpunished. You did the right thing, and he was the arsehole.
Actually, I think its written somewhere that you get more merit for helping ungrateful bastards. ;-) Karma +.
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Re: Finnish BegPacker Needs Your Help in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Post by phuketrichard » Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:58 pm

its all about Karma.
In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. HST
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Re: Finnish BegPacker Needs Your Help in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Post by Imposter555 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:47 pm

looks too clean to have been sleeping on the streets
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