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20 Reasons to Dislike the Philippines

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20 Reasons to Dislike the Philippines

Postby Dogboy86 » Wed Mar 14, 2012 12:40 pm

20 reasons this guy dislikes the Philippines...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3Er9sdj9aY[/youtube]
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Postby Winston » Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:02 pm

It's true. The only good thing in the philippines are the sexy sweet friendly girls and nice people. Other than that, everything else is negative. NOTHING is of good quality by first world standards. The weather is way too hot and humid, leading to health problems for sensitive people like me. The food is the WORST in Asia, which all foreigners concur with. The air is polluted and toxic, and for a third world country, things are overpriced and too expensive, making it a ripoff country. Overall, too many negatives.
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Postby Seeker » Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:28 pm

Lol the pinoys are going nuts on YT right now! Damn that dude is gonna be in some serious shit now. He's gonna get hunted down.
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Postby Banano » Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:51 pm

I was always wondering why there are so many useless security guards, they are everywhere and they dnt look like they cld secure jack shit, also in department stores too many useless staff.
The best looking chicks are ladyboys, spot on.
Many chicks have short legs, hate that
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Postby Repatriate » Wed Mar 14, 2012 5:12 pm

The youtube comments are a gasp. Filipinos can really be truly delusional about their culture and country. They keep asking him why he's there if it sucks so much..duh, why do young western men go to the Philippines? It doesn't take a brain trust to figure that out.
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Postby emh » Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:13 pm

Banano wrote:I was always wondering why there are so many useless security guards, they are everywhere and they dnt look like they cld secure jack shit, also in department stores too many useless staff.
The best looking chicks are ladyboys, spot on.
Many chicks have short legs, hate that


I had to laugh about your comment re: too many staff in the department stores. About 3 years ago, I was living in Davao and went to the mall to buy some underwear. There were literally 4 or 5 women working in the men's underwear department. Seriously. I mean, wtf? Who needs help buying underwear. And wouldn't one person be sufficient???
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Postby davewe » Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:34 pm

"No toilet paper! How the fvck can anyone wipe their ass?"

How 'bout using that POS hat you're wearing?

But seriously, my view on the Philippines has done a complete 180. I'm returning to the place in April and I'm sure I will once again find it to be a total train wreck. Really the place is a joke and the women hideous. PH_Visitor was right on! In fact, we should help this video go viral. Please everyone link this to FB or wherever you hang out on the net.

And let's all start weekly threads about how horrible the place is. No one in their right mind should go anywhere is Asia, most particularly PI.

And what would be the consequences of such a campaign? When I travel I'd have to encounter one less douchebag wearing aviator shades and a tshirt of a kid flipping the bird. Yeah, I'm sure as hell gonna miss that.

For me the worst part of International traveling is not the different or substandard food, not the lousy bathrooms (which aren't unique to PI) or the weird cultural differences or the fact that people don't speak English (or don't speak it properly, like us Americans), or the trash, or pollution, overcrowding and lousy drivers.

The worst part is the fvcking Western travelers and expats - loud, obnoxious and always complaining.

Really guys, how would you like a foreigner filming in front of your house or place of work, complaining about how shitty it is? Wouldn't you want to kick his foreigner ass right the hell out? He wouldn't last 5 minutes in most US cities. But in PI people politely smile and ignore him - or touch his dick!! Hysterical!

OK, clearly I'm in a cranky mood! I'll be in Cebu in less than 3 weeks. If you see me there and you're wearing aviator shades and a tshirt flipping the bird - feel free to not say hello - particularly if you've been wiping your ass with your hat :)
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Postby targetguy » Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:18 am

8) One thing not mentioned here is attempted robbery and credit card theft. I had a hotel clerk ask for my credit card numbers and sure enough the vacation ended up being canced there were many charges on the card from nowhere and the card had to be canceled. Also while walking alone early after the viagra salesman then out of nowhere 2 other people arrive and the 3rd tries to steal the wallet i literally had to fight them off and go to safety. Never be alone where noone is near because that is a invitation for a robbery to the nearest beggar robber gang. Sometimes martial law and strict law may help in a place like this. target guy
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Postby Raja » Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:30 am

emh wrote:
Banano wrote:I was always wondering why there are so many useless security guards, they are everywhere and they dnt look like they cld secure jack shit, also in department stores too many useless staff.
The best looking chicks are ladyboys, spot on.
Many chicks have short legs, hate that


I had to laugh about your comment re: too many staff in the department stores. About 3 years ago, I was living in Davao and went to the mall to buy some underwear. There were literally 4 or 5 women working in the men's underwear department. Seriously. I mean, wtf? Who needs help buying underwear. And wouldn't one person be sufficient???

Its like the old Soviet joke. "we pretend to work and they pretend to pay us". In this case at six months the mall staff is replace with the next batch. Just consider it a politically acceptable way to spread a little, a very little wealth around.
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Postby Hapenstance » Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:32 am

Filipinos are too defensive about the reality of their country. Can't speak the truth w/o getting attacked.
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Postby zboy1 » Thu Mar 15, 2012 5:49 am

Hapenstance wrote:Filipinos are too defensive about the reality of their country. Can't speak the truth w/o getting attacked.


Yes, I agree. In reality the Philippines is a joke. How is it that 60 years ago, the country was the 2nd richest nation in Asia after Japan, and now its falling behind other fast-growing countries in Asia like Vietnam, China, Indonesia, India, etc.. Filipinos are way too prideful to realize what's going on and so, the country will continue to be mired in corruption and economic stagnation, and continue to decline in comparison to other countries in the region.
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Postby Repatriate » Thu Mar 15, 2012 6:21 am

zboy1 wrote:
Hapenstance wrote:Filipinos are too defensive about the reality of their country. Can't speak the truth w/o getting attacked.


Yes, I agree. In reality the Philippines is a joke. How is it that 60 years ago, the country was the 2nd richest nation in Asia after Japan, and now its falling behind other fast-growing countries in Asia like Vietnam, China, Indonesia, India, etc.. Filipinos are way too prideful to realize what's going on and so, the country will continue to be mired in corruption and economic stagnation, and continue to decline in comparison to other countries in the region.



Most Filipinos are not rational when it comes to the state of their culture or country. The population is in total denial or they don't have the intelligence to do anything about it. SEA culture really dumbs down the population more than anything. The Philippines is as bad as Thailand in this regard but the P.I. are probably quite a bit worse since their oligarchs and politicians are even more corrupt and less accountable for screwing over the population.
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Postby Winston » Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:37 am

For some reason, that video was taken down. I guess the uploader received too many threats or something. lol

But odbo showed me another version of it here. I'll use it to replace the one embedded in the OP.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3Er9sdj9aY[/youtube]
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Postby sushiman » Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:43 am

My crappy ass Philippines wifi is too slow to play it but looking forward to it when I get back to civilization.
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Postby Raja » Sat Mar 17, 2012 1:33 pm

Winston wrote:For some reason, that video was taken down. I guess the uploader received too many threats or something. lol


When it went viral the copyright owner had it removed to try to bump up a new YouTube alternative channelfix.com
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