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Almost scammed by Manila airport worker and almost kidnapped

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Postby Taco » Mon Aug 11, 2014 10:57 pm

newlifeinphilippines wrote:
Taco wrote:
newlifeinphilippines wrote:
Taco wrote:If your worried about being ripped off make sure you have a Filipina to pick you up at the airport or any where else you need to make a cash transaction.

that didn't seem to stop them in cebu. manila im by myself.

Bring a bolo with you next time.

now that your in america for awhile whats your opinion? you miss living in phil or you would rather have your wife brought to the u.s?

The only thing that really bothered me in Phil was no jobs, humidity, bugs crawling on me while I'm sleeping and the dude that got shot in my driveway.
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Postby zboy1 » Tue Aug 12, 2014 12:32 am

Becareful in China as well! I was in Shenzhen Boan airport once, and I was almost snookered by a deceiving Chinese as I was waiting in the taxi-line: He told me to come down to the basement level where I would be picked-up by some people in a Van, but they ended-up charging me WAY MORE than what I would've paid by regular taxi (Almost three times as much). LOL!...

I yelled at them to let me out of the car, and told them to get my luggage from the back of the van for me. (This could've ended badly, as they could've just as easily kidnapped me or declined to give me back my money.)
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