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    some views on here are ****ing bull****.

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    (Original post by AlligatorSky)
    No they're not. If you've been to Islamabad, almost every single house there has a guard. (ours doesn't though)
    I wasn't comparing the safety to the safety here. I understand this place is safer. But Pakistan is not a bad place to live in. No you won't get murdered or kidnapped there.
    I stayed there for a week last august, and have been there every time I go pakistan, unless you have been there after august 2012, not sure how you can tell me if ive been islamabad and what I saw. There were no guards at all, in any of the I sector, any of the G sector, and none arounf the jinnah super market area either. If your area has it, then you live in an area where the people are fearful for their life. Must be an area with politicians?
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    (Original post by AlligatorSky)
    That's 2 years old.

    Edit: 3 actually.
    I doubt the situation has drastically changed since then. Anyway I'm not saying someone going there from here has a high chance of being kidnapped, but it does happen to a lot of people.
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    (Original post by AlligatorSky)
    I've lived outside of Pakistan most my life, how come no one has called me a foreigner?
    I thought you lived in Pakistan...how do you know the safety and all that stuff so well?

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    (Original post by AlligatorSky)
    I have a Pakistani passport but I've lived in Pakistan for 4 out of the 18 years of my life. Maybe it's the way you guys act, because you think there's always someone around you trying to kidnap you.
    So actually you have hardly ever lived in pakistan?! How can you be so confident in what you say when you have hardly lived there to witsness things :confused:
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    (Original post by AlligatorSky)
    I have a Pakistani passport but I've lived in Pakistan for 4 out of the 18 years of my life. Maybe it's the way you guys act, because you think there's always someone around you trying to kidnap you.
    I've lived in Pakistan for like one whole month Well, to be fair, I wouldn't put it past my relatives to do that for me. :erm: They all think we're rich and stuff and that we have a couple of million to throw here and there :lolwut:



    (Original post by Zeegie)
    some views on here are ****ing bull****.

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    Like mine? :ninja:
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    (Original post by AlligatorSky)
    I have a Pakistani passport but I've lived in Pakistan for 4 out of the 18 years of my life. Maybe it's the way you guys act, because you think there's always someone around you trying to kidnap you.
    Well I wouldnt think that unless it happened. And because it did, I therefore think it.

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    (Original post by Warlord)
    I stayed there for a week last august, and have been there every time I go pakistan, unless you have been there after august 2012, not sure how you can tell me if ive been islamabad and what I saw. There were no guards at all, in any of the I sector, any of the G sector, and none arounf the jinnah super market area either. If your area has it, then you live in an area where the people are fearful for their life. Must be an area with politicians?
    G-6 has a LOT of security and stuff because of the diplomatic enclave. I don't know about the rest of the G, we don't really go there.
    And Jinnah Super is in F7 and there is security there. I was there in early September 2012, but that's not the point. My point is not comparing the security of Pakistan to the security of England. What I'm trying to say is that when you guys say Pakistan's not a safe place to live in, you're wrong. Because we all live there and nothing has happened. And when you say that only people who are fearful of their lives have guards, you do get people like that, e.g Hasan4life. If he doesn't feel safe their, then he has every right to get a guard.
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    (Original post by de_monies)
    Fanna? And you wouldn't People know you're from the UK. You can just... tell



    This. When you go to any place, you can tell who's Pakistani and who's British!



    Lol. Dw about it. Like I said, we love you too
    How has it affected you before? Negatively?
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    (Original post by Revent)
    You're not a foreigner Or if you are, how do you do it?




    Some Bollywood film Is it how they're dressed and stuff? :mmm: I can totally dress in a kurta kameez and stuff if need be
    Lol. It's just that on average, British people tend to be that bit lighter, due to well being miles from the equator , and as a country, half of Pakistan lives on less than $3/day, and if you've been somewhat well fed, they can just tell that you're from the UK
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    (Original post by Zeegie)
    I thought you lived in Pakistan...how do you know the safety and all that stuff so well?


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    I have lived there, I was there right before I moved here. And I go there at least twice a year. I just think the way you guys are shown Pakistan or told about it is not correct. I understand that most people who live here hardly have anything to do with Pakistan except for a few relatives who live in villages. My point is that not all of Pakistan is like that.

    (Original post by Warlord)
    So actually you have hardly ever lived in pakistan?! How can you be so confident in what you say when you have hardly lived there to witsness things :confused:
    Because I've lived there very recently, my dad lives there, I go there a lot and I'll be moving there.

    (Original post by Revent)
    I've lived in Pakistan for like one whole month Well, to be fair, I wouldn't put it past my relatives to do that for me. :erm: They all think we're rich and stuff and that we have a couple of million to throw here and there :lolwut:
    Lol you're relatives are funny people.
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    (Original post by Warlord)
    How has it affected you before? Negatively?
    Well, the only real negative is that people know you're British, so try and charge you more, so you need a Pakistani to come with you, and if you're in town, the poor people know you're British and assume you have unlimited money (I wish I did, and then I could give it)

    My portable DVD player got nicked by some decorators but that was more out of my own stupidity, more than any thing else. They must have thought "Oh he's British. He can get another one"
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    (Original post by de_monies)
    Lol. It's just that on average, British people tend to be that bit lighter, due to well being miles from the equator , and as a country, half of Pakistan lives on less than $3/day, and if you've been somewhat well fed, they can just tell that you're from the UK
    Oh. My. Lord.
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    (Original post by AlligatorSky)
    Oh. My. Lord.
    You're right, that post didn't make much sense
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    (Original post by AlligatorSky)
    Oh. My. Lord.
    We don't all live in the capital.Poverty is a massive thing near where I live y'know?

    (Original post by Phantom Lord)
    You're right, that post didn't make much sense
    Really? There is a massive divide in rich and poor in Pakistan (and India for that regard), and lots of people do live on less than $3/day

    And I have noticed that people from the UK are just that bit.. lighter?
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    (Original post by Phantom Lord)
    You're right, that post didn't make much sense
    I'm actually considering suicide.
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    (Original post by AlligatorSky)
    G-6 has a LOT of security and stuff because of the diplomatic enclave. I don't know about the rest of the G, we don't really go there.
    And Jinnah Super is in F7 and there is security there. I was there in early September 2012, but that's not the point. My point is not comparing the security of Pakistan to the security of England. What I'm trying to say is that when you guys say Pakistan's not a safe place to live in, you're wrong. Because we all live there and nothing has happened. And when you say that only people who are fearful of their lives have guards, you do get people like that, e.g Hasan4life. If he doesn't feel safe their, then he has every right to get a guard.
    I lived in murree, loved it, not arguing about that. But you cant just use the example of the main cities and paint that as the whole picture of how pakistan is. Its mainly like the slums in mumbai tbh. I said around, not the actual bazaar lol, housing wise. Yes, g-6 does, not the rest of it.
    And well then dont you think its abit worrying if people feel the need to have security guards? Who here would do that?
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    (Original post by de_monies)
    Lol. It's just that on average, British people tend to be that bit lighter, due to well being miles from the equator , and as a country, half of Pakistan lives on less than $3/day, and if you've been somewhat well fed, they can just tell that you're from the UK
    Well, I'm proper dark and stuff, like a tamil innit so that's not an issue and I guess that sorta makes sense, but if I stick to the rich peoples areas in Pakistan and stay away from the poor people, I'd be safer, wouldn't I? :laugh: or maybe all those kidnappers are the rich ones :eek:


    (Original post by AlligatorSky)
    I have lived there, I was there right before I moved here. And I go there at least twice a year. I just think the way you guys are shown Pakistan or told about it is not correct. I understand that most people who live here hardly have anything to do with Pakistan except for a few relatives who live in villages. My point is that not all of Pakistan is like that.



    Because I've lived there very recently, my dad lives there, I go there a lot and I'll be moving there.



    Lol you're relatives are funny people.
    They're crazy criminals who I don't want to meet :lol:
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    (Original post by de_monies)
    We don't all live in the capital.Poverty is a massive thing near where I live y'know?
    They can tell you're well fed? Really? Can they see the M&S tags through your stomach?

    I'm a Pathan, I'm not Pathan white, but I'm lighter than the average Pakistani, and every Pakistan in my class here. How come I've never been considered British or American?
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    (Original post by AlligatorSky)
    They can tell you're well fed? Really? Can they see the M&S tags through your stomach?

    I'm a Pathan, I'm not Pathan white, but I'm lighter than the average Pakistani, and every Pakistan in my class here. How come I've never been considered British or American?
    Because you already know people and friends there and go to those parties where people go and drink for the sake of drinking and not to get drunk? :lol: Or do drugs for the sake of it but not to get high. :mmm: I know if I take drugs, I wanna get high :rofl: Not do it for the sake of it :lol:
 
 
 
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