borrowing money weird/hilarious stories

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borrowing money weird/hilarious stories

Post by curiosity » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:31 pm

hi folks,

I have heard some pretty out-there stories to motivate me to lend money. What is the weirdest/most hilarious story that you ever heard in your time in Cambodia in this regard?
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Re: borrowing money weird/hilarious stories

Post by fax » Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:19 am

Great thread why don't you go first
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Re: borrowing money weird/hilarious stories

Post by Spigzy » Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:36 am

I lent $10 to my future mother-in-law when I first got here, she paid it back the next day & also gave me half a ton of bananas as interest. Oh what times.
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Re: borrowing money weird/hilarious stories

Post by Queef » Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:58 am

The gf asked me for $300 when we first started dating. She said she needed to fix her car. She fixed her car and gave me $300 back.

I don't lend money to anyone unless he/ she can prove (bank statements, deposit slips, Western Union paperwork, work contract, whatever) he/ she will pay me back with interest in a timely manner (I usually take collateral such as newer phones/ tablets/ laptops). Don't matter if he/ she is an expat or a local.

It's weird how people never ask me for money.
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Re: borrowing money weird/hilarious stories

Post by Tarndog » Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:11 pm

Queef wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:58 am
The gf asked me for $300 when we first started dating. She said she needed to fix her car. She fixed her car and gave me $300 back.

I don't lend money to anyone unless he/ she can prove (bank statements, deposit slips, Western Union paperwork, work contract, whatever) he/ she will pay me back with interest in a timely manner (I usually take collateral such as newer phones/ tablets/ laptops). Don't matter if he/ she is an expat or a local.

It's weird how people never ask me for money.
Yep, Khmer don't generally like dealing with educated people.
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Re: borrowing money weird/hilarious stories

Post by The Last Word » Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:28 pm

I've lent money to bar girls no problems few bucks here and there, if they don't pay i just tell the other bar girls that person owes me $ it's all about face how quick they pay you back lol
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Re: borrowing money weird/hilarious stories

Post by explorer » Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:15 pm

Tarndog wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:11 pm
Yep, Khmer don't generally like dealing with educated people.
Only the stupid foreigners.
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Re: borrowing money weird/hilarious stories

Post by curiosity » Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:24 pm

ok, so there was this one time where I was asked to wing someone (who was returning from a trip in India to Phnom Penh) $100 because his passport was so dirty that the local authorities apparently confiscated it. He told me that somehow the $100 would help him get his passport released. That can't be possible, can it?
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