Has a Cambodian ever said something that stopped your in your tracks or made your jaw drop?

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Has a Cambodian ever said something that stopped your in your tracks or made your jaw drop?

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Yesterday, my girlfriend (29 years old) was blowing up balloons preparing for her niece's birthday party. Blowing air, with her lips.

Her sister had bought the niece a helium balloon at a shop that was in the corner of the room of course risen up to the ceiling.

My girlfriend blows up a balloon and ties it off. It's resting on the table in front of her.

Then she points to the balloon in the corner and back to her balloon and asks "Why doesn't it go up?"
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Pedrazo wrote: Sun Jul 03, 2022 7:52 am Yesterday, my girlfriend (29 years old) was blowing up balloons preparing for her niece's birthday party. Blowing air, with her lips.

Her sister had bought the niece a helium balloon at a shop that was in the corner of the room of course risen up to the ceiling.

My girlfriend blows up a balloon and ties it off. It's resting on the table in front of her.

Then she points to the balloon in the corner and back to her balloon and asks "Why doesn't it go up?"
I bet if she said , You hansom man I love you, that would really make you stop in your tracks.

Many years ago my old girlfriend and I were watching on tv the launching of a rocket taking a satellite to the International Space Station, and she asked what they were doing. Trying not to complicate the issue, I said they were going to land it on the moon. Her reaction was lots of laughing , you cannot land on the moon , if you do that it will fall down.
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I hope the tone of the posts is more about reaching an understanding of how much of our knowledge and understanding of the world comes from exposure to opportunities to learn at a young age (and how the average Cambodian for so long was without those opportunities) rather than a tone of laughing at how stupid some people can be.
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got in a argument once explaining that zombies aren't real- and then being told that eating a steak would cause a cough
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but without stupid people we would have no one to laugh at.
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Tootsfriend wrote: Sun Jul 03, 2022 8:45 am
Pedrazo wrote: Sun Jul 03, 2022 7:52 am Yesterday, my girlfriend (29 years old) was blowing up balloons preparing for her niece's birthday party. Blowing air, with her lips.

Her sister had bought the niece a helium balloon at a shop that was in the corner of the room of course risen up to the ceiling.

My girlfriend blows up a balloon and ties it off. It's resting on the table in front of her.

Then she points to the balloon in the corner and back to her balloon and asks "Why doesn't it go up?"
I bet if she said , You hansom man I love you, that would really make you stop in your tracks.

Many years ago my old girlfriend and I were watching on tv the launching of a rocket taking a satellite to the International Space Station, and she asked what they were doing. Trying not to complicate the issue, I said they were going to land it on the moon. Her reaction was lots of laughing , you cannot land on the moon , if you do that it will fall down.
That is ridiculous!

Everyone knows you can't land on the moon because Norodom Sihanouk is on the moon (or, at least his face is). Sheesh, don't you know anything?

:facepalm:
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The moon’s made of cheese- it would be melted by the rockets. Tasty, though.

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Freightdog wrote: Sun Jul 03, 2022 10:06 am The moon’s made of cheese- it would be melted by the rockets. Tasty, though.

Have you ever had a conversation with a flat-Earther?

Yes, several of them. I won't mention the poster's names.
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Yes: that the Khmer Rouge were really Vietnamese... :facepalm:

Told to me by a young hotel worker in PP a few years back, upon his learning I lived in VN. I asked where he heard that, and he replied "in school".
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Post by Kammekor »

Not said, done.

The guy who rented my wooden shack in front of my house once helped me out when I had a snake in my garage. While I was carefully examining it and trying to catch it, he simply grabbed it by the tail and smacked it on the concrete floor. Left, right, left, and the snake was dead. Then he ordered his wife to cook a nice snake soup and get ricewine and two hours later he was wasted because of the ricewine that came with the soup.
The guy was a total prick and a wife beater and he didn't know now anything about balloons, satellites or rocket science but he sure knew how to get rid of the snake. Jaw dropping experience.
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