Been here a week. What an overpriced shithole.

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where in usa can you get a haircut for $6???????????????????????????
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Thanks OP. A great travel story that you can tell your grandkids; plus I needed a good laugh! LOL. What's next on the itinerary? A $5 beer? Keep in touch, you're killing us....
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It's probably not coke, by the way. If you're lucky it's just smack
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cptrelentless wrote: Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:18 pm It's probably not coke, by the way. If you're lucky it's just smack
with some rat poison additive for the kick :beer3:
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@OP
You need to check out some other places. Last time I had a "slider" in PP it was $1 a piece at Sundance on St 172, beer was $1, and there was live music thrown in. Have a look at the food forum here, might give you some ideas: getting-your-fill/
And feel free to ask the expats things like 'Where can i find decent Mexican food for under $5 '? Or 'best place for Khmer street food?'. Ask, and you will see what you get.
And I'm sure someone will give you the address of a decent barber if you ask nicely. :head shot:
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Use the common sense! Avoid touristic areas because all the prices will be doubled, tripled or even worse. You can eat like a king in restaurants where all the locals go. Usually one dollar or even less. Shamefully, the khmer food is not as tasty than thai but it goes. And if you do as the locals, you can save big money.
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Apexisto wrote: Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:56 pm Use the common sense! Avoid touristic areas because all the prices will be doubled, tripled or even worse. You can eat like a king in restaurants where all the locals go. Usually one dollar or even less. Shamefully, the khmer food is not as tasty than thai but it goes. And if you do as the locals, you can save big money.
The more money you have the more you pay.

If OP was poor he woulda spend 5 minutes extra and sniffed out the nearest bai sach chrouk for 3000 riel instead of splurging 6$ on BK.
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Beerinthemorning wrote: Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:46 pm
Apexisto wrote: Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:56 pm Use the common sense! Avoid touristic areas because all the prices will be doubled, tripled or even worse. You can eat like a king in restaurants where all the locals go. Usually one dollar or even less. Shamefully, the khmer food is not as tasty than thai but it goes. And if you do as the locals, you can save big money.
The more money you have the more you pay.

If OP was poor he woulda spend 5 minutes extra and sniffed out the nearest bai sach chrouk for 3000 riel instead of splurging 6$ on BK.
True, but if he was wasn't poor he wouldn't be complaining about a couple of dollars, we've all been scammed a little at one point. What ever happened to marking it down to experience and moving on.
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frank lee bent wrote:where in usa can you get a haircut for $6???????????????????????????
From the paraplegic midget. Although the quality is very iffy. And I needed to go to a high end salon to save what was left afterwards. And it was $3.99.
And then $25 to fix the damage.
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newkidontheblock wrote: Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:31 pm
frank lee bent wrote:where in usa can you get a haircut for $6???????????????????????????
From the paraplegic midget. Although the quality is very iffy. And I needed to go to a high end salon to save what was left afterwards. And it was $3.99.
And then $25 to fix the damage.
A paraplegic midget in the USA? Where is that?
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