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Need advice about this chick from Panama

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Postby rudder » Tue Sep 17, 2013 6:17 am

I met a girl (not very pretty) in peru two years ago, and she really wanted to exchange email addresses. So we exchanged. We've emailed back and forth, but she is awfuuuuuuuul about responding. She will go so long. I'm used to American girls who, if not interested, will just never respond. Obviously since we were only together for a couple hours in Peru, we don't have a solid connection. In general though, I think it's cultural, which is why I like Latin America. The people there are not totally chained to computers and internet. As such, there is still a good social atmosphere. Let's hope that never changes.

Even with Mexican immigrant friends in the US, they will regularly check their email, but will NEVER respond to emails I send them. I'll see them in person and ask them if they got my email, and they'll say yes, and we'll just talk about the subject in person, but never on email.

With women though, there is a good saying in Spanish: Amor de lejos, amor de pendejos. So true. I personally lose my motivation when I have to maintain something long-distance. I think any relationship will fizzle over time unless you are physically present.
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Postby Hero » Tue Sep 17, 2013 12:51 pm

rudder wrote:With women though, there is a good saying in Spanish: Amor de lejos, amor de pendejos.


"Love from afar, love of assholes"? Do I have the translation right??
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Postby skateboardstephen » Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:22 pm

Hero wrote:
rudder wrote:With women though, there is a good saying in Spanish: Amor de lejos, amor de pendejos.


"Love from afar, love of assholes"? Do I have the translation right??
You can`t translate Spanish word for word.
se eu soubesse o que eu sei hoje, teria mando mulheres americanas para foder-se há muitos anos.que deus abençoe o brasil!
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Postby skateboardstephen » Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:27 pm

rudder wrote:I met a girl (not very pretty) in peru two years ago, and she really wanted to exchange email addresses. So we exchanged. We've emailed back and forth, but she is awfuuuuuuuul about responding. She will go so long. I'm used to American girls who, if not interested, will just never respond. Obviously since we were only together for a couple hours in Peru, we don't have a solid connection. In general though, I think it's cultural, which is why I like Latin America. The people there are not totally chained to computers and internet. As such, there is still a good social atmosphere. Let's hope that never changes.

Even with Mexican immigrant friends in the US, they will regularly check their email, but will NEVER respond to emails I send them. I'll see them in person and ask them if they got my email, and they'll say yes, and we'll just talk about the subject in person, but never on email.

With women though, there is a good saying in Spanish: Amor de lejos, amor de pendejos. So true. I personally lose my motivation when I have to maintain something long-distance. I think any relationship will fizzle over time unless you are physically present.
In Brazil people are starting to use the internet a lot more...the only reasons these other countries don`t use it as much as Americans is because they can`t afford these fancy electronics but this is changing fast in Brazil..now even people in the Favela have internet and smartphones...as for long distance relationships..they can work out.I am living proof.I maintained a relationship though skype for a year with my wife.If a women wants you bad enough she will do what she has to do..my wife`s sister had a long distance relationship with a guy in Rio..and we in Salvador.She even went to see him first.
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Postby Hero » Mon Sep 23, 2013 9:52 pm

My Panamanian friend just asked me to come to Panama and marry her. Either she's crazy or she has a really weird sense of humor.
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Postby chibolo » Mon Sep 23, 2013 11:35 pm

Hero wrote:
rudder wrote:With women though, there is a good saying in Spanish: Amor de lejos, amor de pendejos.


"Love from afar, love of assholes"? Do I have the translation right??


Pendejo has different meanings depending on the country. In Mexico it means something like idiot or fool. In Peru however it is used to describe a guy who is a player/womanizer (mujeriego in normal Spanish).
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Postby kai1275 » Mon Sep 23, 2013 11:37 pm

chibolo wrote:
Hero wrote:
rudder wrote:With women though, there is a good saying in Spanish: Amor de lejos, amor de pendejos.


"Love from afar, love of assholes"? Do I have the translation right??


Pendejo has different meanings depending on the country. In Mexico it means something like idiot or fool. In Peru however it is used to describe a guy who is a player/womanizer (mujeriego in normal Spanish).


Wow. Interesting.
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Postby rudder » Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:17 am

Hero wrote:
rudder wrote:With women though, there is a good saying in Spanish: Amor de lejos, amor de pendejos.


"Love from afar, love of assholes"? Do I have the translation right??


Pendejo is dumbass. Cabron is asshole.
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Postby rudder » Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:21 am

chibolo wrote:
Hero wrote:
rudder wrote:With women though, there is a good saying in Spanish: Amor de lejos, amor de pendejos.


"Love from afar, love of assholes"? Do I have the translation right??


Pendejo has different meanings depending on the country. In Mexico it means something like idiot or fool. In Peru however it is used to describe a guy who is a player/womanizer (mujeriego in normal Spanish).


In Spain and probably Mexico too, player=ligon. I've never heard the term mujeriego....interesting combo of the word for woman and irrigation.
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Postby Enticer » Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:21 am

My mother is from Panama...the only spanish women i'd date are from Spain. Most true Latin women are very assertive. I love my mother but she is a big mouth, wreckless and often thoughtless person. Her entire family down there are a bunch of cut throat money hungry kooks. Panama? No thanks...
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Postby rudder » Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:25 am

skateboardstephen wrote:In Brazil people are starting to use the internet a lot more...the only reasons these other countries don`t use it as much as Americans is because they can`t afford these fancy electronics but this is changing fast in Brazil..now even people in the Favela have internet and smartphones...as for long distance relationships..they can work out.I am living proof.I maintained a relationship though skype for a year with my wife.If a women wants you bad enough she will do what she has to do..my wife`s sister had a long distance relationship with a guy in Rio..and we in Salvador.She even went to see him first.


Were you already married during the skype year?? My assumption is yes, I don't see talking to a new woman for one year on skype.

So, would you say that latin america is ruined now that women have smartphones in their faces all the time?
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Postby rudder » Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:30 am

Hero wrote:My Panamanian friend just asked me to come to Panama and marry her. Either she's crazy or she has a really weird sense of humor.


Lucky! I wish beautiful women would shower me with this sort of attention.

Forgive me if I missed the details, but is this someone you have met in real life, or just through the internet? Sounds like you better buy a ring and a plane ticket before things turn stale.

Keeping that in mind, how early is too early for internet pipelining before travelling somewhere? Too late and you don't establish much of a relationship at all...too early and things get stale from having to telecommunicate too much.
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Postby chibolo » Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:33 am

rudder wrote:
chibolo wrote:
Hero wrote:
rudder wrote:With women though, there is a good saying in Spanish: Amor de lejos, amor de pendejos.


"Love from afar, love of assholes"? Do I have the translation right??


Pendejo has different meanings depending on the country. In Mexico it means something like idiot or fool. In Peru however it is used to describe a guy who is a player/womanizer (mujeriego in normal Spanish).


In Spain and probably Mexico too, player=ligon. I've never heard the term mujeriego....interesting combo of the word for woman and irrigation.


Never heard the word ligon in Peru. In Peru mujeriego and pendejo= womanizer. Mujeriego is used in other countries too though. http://www.wordreference.com/es/en/tran ... =mujeriego
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Postby Hero » Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:48 am

rudder wrote:
Hero wrote:My Panamanian friend just asked me to come to Panama and marry her. Either she's crazy or she has a really weird sense of humor.


Lucky! I wish beautiful women would shower me with this sort of attention.

Forgive me if I missed the details, but is this someone you have met in real life, or just through the internet? Sounds like you better buy a ring and a plane ticket before things turn stale.

Keeping that in mind, how early is too early for internet pipelining before travelling somewhere? Too late and you don't establish much of a relationship at all...too early and things get stale from having to telecommunicate too much.


Just through the internet. My cousin waited a whole year before he actually traveled to China to meet his internet friend. But IMO, that's way too long. I'd say 3-4 months is a good time to wait.
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Postby Jester » Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:26 am

rudder wrote:
Pendejo is dumbass. Cabron is asshole.



Yeah my gf has never called me "pendejo"

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