Why I do not feel any guilt being rich

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Re: Why I do not feel any guilt being rich

Post by newkidontheblock » Wed May 30, 2018 11:13 pm

Don’t understand about the OP’s original posting but I do get annoyed by Khmer who always ask for money for some shiny bauble or hair brained idea. It’s always a must have now. Some Khmer just have no idea of savings or budgeting or any financial sense whatsoever.
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Re: Why I do not feel any guilt being rich

Post by Sidewalker » Thu May 31, 2018 12:00 am

''My car has an umbrella in the door.guess which car?''
A Roll Rolls Royce, but that is not a car :beer3:
There are people who cannot imagine that there are other ways of life than their own life. :facepalm:
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Re: Why I do not feel any guilt being rich

Post by Honey69 » Thu May 31, 2018 4:21 am

Jimmy Crow wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 10:45 am
First off I never flaunt my wealth. I just want to be treated like everyone else but people just use me to pay for things. If I do not want to, then I am seen as an asshole. As I got older, I have found that people less fortunate of me will ask me for money as a way for abating my feelings of ashamed for being rich. Just because I do not want to give you money for your health problem or buy your child a pair of shoes does not make me a selfish prick. Sorry you are poor, but that is not something I am responsible for fixing. In fact, I have found that poor people are some of the most selfish people ever. I enjoy my wealth and do not flaunt it. I would love to help people but can't because they are just looking for an ATM.

So to all the broke and far from rich and wealthy people out there on this forum and in the world,maybe in the next life you will be rich so work hard.
I think it is great that other rich people has joined the forum. Makes a great change for the vibe. Sadly some poor people decided to give you bad karma. Poor them, but it doesn't feel that bad to browse CEO in CEO style in your own Rolls. :hattip:
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Re: Why I do not feel any guilt being rich

Post by frank lee bent » Thu May 31, 2018 4:46 am

Lol
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Re: Why I do not feel any guilt being rich

Post by Beerinthemorning » Thu May 31, 2018 5:24 am

Westerners who shout locals is common, it keeps a good relationship between barang and khmer.
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Re: Why I do not feel any guilt being rich

Post by phuketrichard » Thu May 31, 2018 8:40 am

what is Rich?? Money or health
$25,000, 100,000, 500,000?

I think for most on line here, having enough $$ in the bank that they can make it the next 6 months without working would consider themselves rich.

Health? not needing to take a pill every day?
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: Why I do not feel any guilt being rich

Post by Kammekor » Thu May 31, 2018 9:02 am

newkidontheblock wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 11:13 pm
Don’t understand about the OP’s original posting but I do get annoyed by Khmer who always ask for money for some shiny bauble or hair brained idea. It’s always a must have now. Some Khmer just have no idea of savings or budgeting or any financial sense whatsoever.
If Cambodians ask for money you can always just say no, don't you?

And about the concept of savings - Cambodians are very aware of that but they just have a different concept than you. Ever noticed the amount of gold the average Cambodian is carrying around? Those are their savings.
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Re: Why I do not feel any guilt being rich

Post by taabarang » Thu May 31, 2018 9:20 am

Kammekor wrote:
Thu May 31, 2018 9:02 am
newkidontheblock wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 11:13 pm
Don’t understand about the OP’s original posting but I do get annoyed by Khmer who always ask for money for some shiny bauble or hair brained idea. It’s always a must have now. Some Khmer just have no idea of savings or budgeting or any financial sense whatsoever.
If Cambodians ask for money you can always just say no, don't you?

And about the concept of savings - Cambodians are very aware of that but they just have a different concept than you. Ever noticed the amount of gold the average Cambodian is carrying around? Those are their savings.
For rural Khmer it could be a herd of cattle. In my village they are viewed as a walking savings account.
As my old Cajun bait seller used to say, "I opes you luck.
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Re: Why I do not feel any guilt being rich

Post by bangkokhooker » Thu May 31, 2018 9:22 am

Jimmy Crow wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 11:32 am
Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 11:27 am
Jimmy Crow wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 10:45 am
Just because I do not want to ...... buy your child a pair of shoes...
You just know someone is wealthy when they cite buying a pair of shoes for a child as evidence of their superior financial standing.
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Re: Why I do not feel any guilt being rich

Post by Kammekor » Thu May 31, 2018 9:23 am

taabarang wrote:
Thu May 31, 2018 9:20 am
Kammekor wrote:
Thu May 31, 2018 9:02 am
newkidontheblock wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 11:13 pm
Don’t understand about the OP’s original posting but I do get annoyed by Khmer who always ask for money for some shiny bauble or hair brained idea. It’s always a must have now. Some Khmer just have no idea of savings or budgeting or any financial sense whatsoever.
If Cambodians ask for money you can always just say no, don't you?

And about the concept of savings - Cambodians are very aware of that but they just have a different concept than you. Ever noticed the amount of gold the average Cambodian is carrying around? Those are their savings.
For rural Khmer it could be a herd of cattle. In my village they are viewed as a walking savings account.
Indeed, the problem is those won't last that long and keeping them is quite risky. My wife's mother lost a cow the other week, was like a bank collapsing for her. 20% of her savings gone overnight.
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