What parts of Stung Meanchey to avoid?

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Re: What parts of Stung Meanchey to avoid?

Post by John Bingham » Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:02 pm

superferret wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:34 pm
So that's kind of my question, what parts of Stung Meanchey are the criminals operating in.
They operate from a secret base hidden in the swampy depths of the district.
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Re: What parts of Stung Meanchey to avoid?

Post by superferret » Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:12 am

epidemiks wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:51 pm
superferret wrote: So that's kind of my question, what parts of Stung Meanchey are the criminals operating in.
The night time parts, and much of the daytime parts.

Used to live over the stueng s'oy in Boeung Tompun and at 2am there weren't many friendly folk cruising the streets. My landlord used to sleep in the front room with his service revolver to protect his van.

Are you intending to live out there, or just generally interested in where to find jaos?
What's jaos? No it's not for me, some Khmer friends looking to move and find a safe place for the family. They're coming from a village so don't know the city. Their budget is very limited and they insist on ground floor so that's why we're looking at these areas and not closer in.
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Re: What parts of Stung Meanchey to avoid?

Post by epidemiks » Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:13 am


superferret wrote:
epidemiks wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:51 pm
superferret wrote: So that's kind of my question, what parts of Stung Meanchey are the criminals operating in.
The night time parts, and much of the daytime parts.

Used to live over the stueng s'oy in Boeung Tompun and at 2am there weren't many friendly folk cruising the streets. My landlord used to sleep in the front room with his service revolver to protect his van.

Are you intending to live out there, or just generally interested in where to find jaos?
What's jaos? No it's not for me, some Khmer friends looking to move and find a safe place for the family. They're coming from a village so don't know the city. Their budget is very limited and they insist on ground floor so that's why we're looking at these areas and not closer in.
Jaos = Theives.

I'm sure it's fine and as safe as any other area. It's one of the most densely populated areas of the city, so that comes with its own problems.

Alternatives to Stung Meanchey could be takhmao and prek pra. Further out, so more countryside feel.
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Re: What parts of Stung Meanchey to avoid?

Post by kocdim » Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:00 am

Duncan wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:38 pm
If your a single man it's best to stay away from the entrance of the clothing factories when the workers finish their shift. Very very dangerous. I occasionally end up with a broken heart from doing such a exercise .
Why broken heart?? From Watching the girls or something more?? Sorry for being uninformed.
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Re: What parts of Stung Meanchey to avoid?

Post by lostjeremy » Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:00 pm

I live in Steung Meanchey and have been here the last few years. Im in one of the "rougher" parts. It is never boring for sure. I wont miss it much though when our house is finished being built and we move next month.


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Re: What parts of Stung Meanchey to avoid?

Post by (┛◉Д◉)┛ » Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:18 pm

lostjeremy wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:00 pm
I live in Steung Meanchey and have been here the last few years. Im in one of the "rougher" parts. It is never boring for sure. I wont miss it much though when our house is finished being built and we move next month.
tell us why you chose to live there initially? who are the neighbours?
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Re: What parts of Stung Meanchey to avoid?

Post by lostjeremy » Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:34 pm

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lostjeremy wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:00 pm
I live in Steung Meanchey and have been here the last few years. Im in one of the "rougher" parts. It is never boring for sure. I wont miss it much though when our house is finished being built and we move next month.
tell us why you chose to live there initially? who are the neighbours?
My wifes family lives down the street. They can come take care of the kids anytime. Score one for me.

They can also show up anytime for any reason unannounced. Score 1 for karma.

And I live in a western style condo that doesnt really belong or fit in the area. It would probably be $1000 a month if it was in BKK. Only about a quarter of that here in the hood.


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Re: What parts of Stung Meanchey to avoid?

Post by Beerinthemorning » Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:46 pm

stung meanchey is where the old garbage dump used to be.

I remember going there in 2010, it was sketchy ,poor, and extremely dirty.

I came back to OZ with typhoid after that trip I think I caught it from that hexed place.
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Re: What parts of Stung Meanchey to avoid?

Post by (┛◉Д◉)┛ » Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:50 pm

lostjeremy wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:34 pm
(┛◉Д◉)┛ wrote:
lostjeremy wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:00 pm
I live in Steung Meanchey and have been here the last few years. Im in one of the "rougher" parts. It is never boring for sure. I wont miss it much though when our house is finished being built and we move next month.
tell us why you chose to live there initially? who are the neighbours?
My wifes family lives down the street. They can come take care of the kids anytime. Score one for me.

They can also show up anytime for any reason unannounced. Score 1 for karma.

And I live in a western style condo that doesnt really belong or fit in the area. It would probably be $1000 a month if it was in BKK. Only about a quarter of that here in the hood.
congratulations on a successful life
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Re: What parts of Stung Meanchey to avoid?

Post by phuketrichard » Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:58 pm

Beerinthemorning wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:46 pm
stung meanchey is where the old garbage dump used to be.

I remember going there in 2010, it was sketchy ,poor, and extremely dirty.

I came back to OZ with typhoid after that trip I think I caught it from that hexed place.
:please: :facepalm:
from a guy that knows nothing about everything....
Dump closed in 2009

PIO school is located there and its giving the local kids a fresh start on life
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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