Tourist shamed for refusing to take 'smelly' feet off seat

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Tourist shamed for refusing to take 'smelly' feet off seat

Post by Bluesky » Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:46 pm

3:14pm April 10, 2017
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A female backpacker has become a social media pariah after she refused to remove her feet from a coach seat in Thailand.

"The smell from her feet was filling the whole bus. It was hot and made me feel sick, because her feet were next to my head," Narong Thaopanya, 21, wrote on Facebook on March 30 during a coach trip from Bangkok to Sukhothai province.

Mr Thaopanya – an army reservist – recorded a short video asking the young woman, who he believed was from France, to take her feet down form a seat's headrest due to a pungent odour quickly filling the bus.

She refused each of his requests and at one point appeared to stretch her toes in contempt.

"I asked her many times to put her legs on the ground and she would not do it. She just kept them in the air," Mr Thaopanya wrote.

"This woman's face was beautiful but she had no manners. "Somebody will have to use the seat and put their head where her dirty feet have been. People should be more respectful when they are visitors to other people’s countries."

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Re: Tourist shamed for refusing to take 'smelly' feet off seat

Post by Ginjaninja » Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:51 pm

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Re: Tourist shamed for refusing to take 'smelly' feet off seat

Post by Name Taken » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:27 am

:lach:

Well, at least she didn't have a bad case of flatulence too. :shock:

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Post by dundrillin » Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:15 am

If you put your feet on a seat on a French train the guard will just thump them off without any comment and walk on and quite right too.

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Post by Nereus » Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:18 pm

I had one on a flight from Bangkok to the Middle Eat once. Ignorant ***ch put her leg from the seat behind through the gap between the backrests and her foot dug in to my leg! Didn't do it a second time after I very nearly twisted her big toe off! :cuss:
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Post by Bristolian » Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:34 pm

^^ I had a similar experience on TG with a guy from the ME. The whole cabin filled with the most unpleasant aroma , the moment he removed his shoes. I mildly commented and he ignored my requests to either wash his bl***y feet or put his shoes back on. So the only thing for It was to request an extra blanket. The cabin attendant was pleased comply, unwrapped the blanket and threw it over his feet.
It helped a little but only a little. The cabin attendant apologised to me and then moved me, I guess because of my frequent flyer status, to Business Class...... Result :D

I was still sorry for those that still sat around him but I'm sure that I would not have got the upgrade except for him and, for me, it was a great flight home :D
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Re: Tourist shamed for refusing to take 'smelly' feet off seat

Post by PeteC » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:46 pm

The driver should have taken off her socks and started sucking on her toes, but she being French who knows where that may have lead? :shock: :twisted:
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Re: Tourist shamed for refusing to take 'smelly' feet off seat

Post by VincentD » Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:14 am

A la Roquefort? :laugh: If the feet are already mildly aromaticized, one must be a brave person (or one who has an appreciation for that sort of thing) to see where that would really lead.. :duck:
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Post by Takiap » Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:38 am

Hahahaha, sometimes Thai people are just way too polite. :lach:

If it were me, I would have told her that her feet stink, and that sometimes it is a good idea to shower, and I would politely have asked her to get her feet away from me. Had she not obliged, I would simply have convinced her with my cigarette lighter. :twisted:
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Re: Tourist shamed for refusing to take 'smelly' feet off seat

Post by RCer » Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:40 am

First a polite request to move her feet. Second a warning about broken toes. Third, broken toes.

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Post by VincentD » Thu Apr 13, 2017 11:05 am

Well, The Nation has published a cartoon in it's online edition featuring the incident. Since making internet infamy, does anyone know where she is now? :twisted:
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Re: Tourist shamed for refusing to take 'smelly' feet off seat

Post by Bluesky » Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:45 am

prcscct wrote:
Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:46 pm
The driver should have taken off her socks and started sucking on her toes, but she being French who knows where that may have lead? :shock: :twisted:
Don't think they were going to end up "sole mates!" :laugh:

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Post by heartofmidlothian » Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:41 pm

There really are some idiot tourists that visit Thailand and give the rest of us a bad reputation. The young man is an army reservist and doesn't have the balls to take a stance against this rude girl. It is good to be polite but there is also a time when you have to take no shit.

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Re: Tourist shamed for refusing to take 'smelly' feet off seat

Post by Thistle » Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:43 pm

To Heartofmidlothian:
"Idiot tourists",,,,,,,,,,,,give "US" a bad reputation.With all respect the girl obviously was totally at fault,,,,,,yes rude,inconsiderate,but do you honestly believe that a Thai military stance[be it a reservist] towards a wee lassie with smelly feet,would have altered the the drivers attitude of getting to point "A" and return to point "A" as quick as possible,,,,,,,,smell or no smell.

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Re: Tourist shamed for refusing to take 'smelly' feet off seat

Post by heartofmidlothian » Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:12 pm

To Thistle.
I have no idea what you are trying to say or what point you are trying to make.

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