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Offline Boris

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Re: 1st trip report
« Reply #30 on: February 22, 2017, 05:45:04 PM »
This is an episode of the Twilight Zone, right? Please, someone tell me it is!


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He's your countryman :-))) I thought you would understand him.  tiphat

This is a fallacy that many assume.  You and I are from the same residing country, but we are light years different.  Believe me.    :nod:

It was a joke carried over from another thread..

From perusing the other thread, I see what you meant.  However, there is a tendency of people to stereotype others from a particular group in a particular location.  :whist11:

I just always thought you were Newt Gingrich... :)

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Re: 1st trip report
« Reply #31 on: February 22, 2017, 05:54:47 PM »
This is an episode of the Twilight Zone, right? Please, someone tell me it is!


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He's your countryman :-))) I thought you would understand him.  tiphat

This is a fallacy that many assume.  You and I are from the same residing country, but we are light years different.  Believe me.    :nod:

It was a joke carried over from another thread..

From perusing the other thread, I see what you meant.  However, there is a tendency of people to stereotype others from a particular group in a particular location.  :whist11:

I just always thought you were Newt Gingrich... :)

That Georgia boy?  I was never fond of chitlins.   :sick0012:

The only thing that we shared was that we worked not far from each other back in the 1990s.   tiphat

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Re: 1st trip report
« Reply #32 on: February 22, 2017, 06:03:11 PM »
This is an episode of the Twilight Zone, right? Please, someone tell me it is!


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He's your countryman :-))) I thought you would understand him.  tiphat

This is a fallacy that many assume.  You and I are from the same residing country, but we are light years different.  Believe me.    :nod:

It was a joke carried over from another thread..

From perusing the other thread, I see what you meant.  However, there is a tendency of people to stereotype others from a particular group in a particular location.  :whist11:

If Rockstar behaves in real life like he does on this forum, he would be completely Ostrasized in Canada, as anywhere else. No one likes people with self-esteem issues that cause them to lash out for no known reason at complete strangers.

Now if I he cut off someone's head and cannibalized him, he could expect full rehabilitation into society, because apparently that's now a-ok.


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Re: 1st trip report
« Reply #33 on: February 22, 2017, 06:27:57 PM »
This is an episode of the Twilight Zone, right? Please, someone tell me it is!


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He's your countryman :-))) I thought you would understand him.  tiphat

This is a fallacy that many assume.  You and I are from the same residing country, but we are light years different.  Believe me.    :nod:

It was a joke carried over from another thread..

From perusing the other thread, I see what you meant.  However, there is a tendency of people to stereotype others from a particular group in a particular location.  :whist11:

If Rockstar behaves in real life like he does on this forum, he would be completely Ostrasized in Canada, as anywhere else. No one likes people with self-esteem issues that cause them to lash out for no known reason at complete strangers.

Now if I he cut off someone's head and cannibalized him, he could expect full rehabilitation into society, because apparently that's now a-ok.


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I will not presume to make any assumptions about anyone online since I first got online over 20 years ago.  I got my first taste of a chat forum for nearly a 24/7 period over a year seeing people get into the site from Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa, North and South America with wide age differences from juveniles to old folks.  From that experience, I know that you cannot expect everything that you read online will be the truth and that close to 100% of the people  that you come across will eventually disappear into cyberspace.

Remember Jeffrey Dahmer?  He did not last in prison very long. 

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Re: 1st trip report
« Reply #34 on: February 22, 2017, 06:33:40 PM »
This is an episode of the Twilight Zone, right? Please, someone tell me it is!


.

He's your countryman :-))) I thought you would understand him.  tiphat

This is a fallacy that many assume.  You and I are from the same residing country, but we are light years different.  Believe me.    :nod:

It was a joke carried over from another thread..

From perusing the other thread, I see what you meant.  However, there is a tendency of people to stereotype others from a particular group in a particular location.  :whist11:

If Rockstar behaves in real life like he does on this forum, he would be completely Ostrasized in Canada, as anywhere else. No one likes people with self-esteem issues that cause them to lash out for no known reason at complete strangers.

Now if I he cut off someone's head and cannibalized him, he could expect full rehabilitation into society, because apparently that's now a-ok.


.

I will not presume to make any assumptions about anyone online since I first got online over 20 years ago.  I got my first taste of a chat forum for nearly a 24/7 period over a year seeing people get into the site from Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa, North and South America with wide age differences from juveniles to old folks.  From that experience, I know that you cannot expect everything that you read online will be the truth and that close to 100% of the people  that you come across will eventually disappear into cyberspace.

Remember Jeffrey Dahmer?  He did not last in prison very long.

Our freak ain't in prison. He's fully free without conditions. He has more rights than someone with a small time conviction for pot possession. One of the papers said he's not living too far away from the mother of the guy he beheaded. Canada (my country)  has gone ass backwards.


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Re: 1st trip report
« Reply #35 on: February 22, 2017, 08:29:27 PM »
This is an episode of the Twilight Zone, right? Please, someone tell me it is!


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He's your countryman :-))) I thought you would understand him.  tiphat

This is a fallacy that many assume.  You and I are from the same residing country, but we are light years different.  Believe me.    :nod:

It was a joke carried over from another thread..

From perusing the other thread, I see what you meant.  However, there is a tendency of people to stereotype others from a particular group in a particular location.  :whist11:

I just always thought you were Newt Gingrich... :)

That Georgia boy?  I was never fond of chitlins.   :sick0012:

The only thing that we shared was that we worked not far from each other back in the 1990s.   tiphat

I spent quite a bit of time at the Club Quarters in the late 90's just off of Farragut Square. Oddest shaped rooms I ever stayed in...

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Re: 1st trip report
« Reply #36 on: February 22, 2017, 10:42:32 PM »
This is an episode of the Twilight Zone, right? Please, someone tell me it is!


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He's your countryman :-))) I thought you would understand him.  tiphat

This is a fallacy that many assume.  You and I are from the same residing country, but we are light years different.  Believe me.    :nod:

It was a joke carried over from another thread..

From perusing the other thread, I see what you meant.  However, there is a tendency of people to stereotype others from a particular group in a particular location.  :whist11:

I just always thought you were Newt Gingrich... :)

That Georgia boy?  I was never fond of chitlins.   :sick0012:

The only thing that we shared was that we worked not far from each other back in the 1990s.   tiphat

I spent quite a bit of time at the Club Quarters in the late 90's just off of Farragut Square. Oddest shaped rooms I ever stayed in...

Based on the photos of the rooms, it looks a bit cramped to me. But, it is located in the downtown area, so not surprised at that.  Hotel was sold to a Qatar holding company last year.

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Re: 1st trip report
« Reply #37 on: April 16, 2017, 06:30:02 PM »
Love your honesty but wow...what a trip. Did you Skype her. You must have seen the extra pounds and whatever from the video. Just a question...has anyone ever succeeded without a translator? My woman tells me it would be a waste of time. If you can't talk then it's boring.

When I met my wife, her English was non-existent. She didn't want to use a translator.
Communication was done purely on hand-gestures, smiles and lots and lots of patience.

We had a good time a whole week!

I have a friend who I met while he was doing just that - the lady must be determined.

Wayne

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Re: 1st trip report
« Reply #38 on: April 16, 2017, 06:32:56 PM »
My answer was, "No. I really don't like her attitude towards us. And I don't like the fact that she doesn't look like her photos. How about this: I asked you to translate, and you wanted to practice your English. Well, if you would show me some of Kyiv, you would practice English; I would get to see the sights, AND I might learn some Russian? I would still pay you. What do you think?"

And her answer was?

My translator and I had a great time seeing Kiev. My tour guide showed me many of the same places.

But, this was more fun, and better than wasting time with the other girl.

Wayne

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Re: 1st trip report
« Reply #39 on: April 16, 2017, 06:36:19 PM »
Love your honesty but wow...what a trip. Did you Skype her. You must have seen the extra pounds and whatever from the video. Just a question...has anyone ever succeeded without a translator? My woman tells me it would be a waste of time. If you can't talk then it's boring.

This was within 2 weeks of meeting her online and was instead of Skype. I was in country.

Her English was basic, better than my Russian. I brought the translator, because I wanted a better time than fighting Google Translate.

Wayne