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Some people do stop to help

Postby tommy525 » 06 May 2012, 11:35

It has become the norm it seems in Taiwan to NOT stop to assist those who are hurt in traffic accidents. This is very alarming. However some do indeed stop to help as this following news article stated. If not for these people coming forward this mans murderer (yes it was murder what he did) wouldve gotten away free.

I hope this guy gets the book thrown at him.


http://taipeitimes.com/News/front/archi ... 2003532105
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Re: Some people do stop to help

Postby tomthorne » 06 May 2012, 11:44

How do you know it's become the norm?
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Re: Some people do stop to help

Postby jdsmith » 06 May 2012, 11:51

:hand: Nonsense. People stop to help all the time. If you lived here, which you don't, on not online, which you apparently do, you would know that. But you don't.
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Re: Some people do stop to help

Postby Confuzius » 06 May 2012, 11:52

tommy525 wrote:It has become the norm it seems in Taiwan to NOT stop to assist those who are hurt in traffic accidents. This is very alarming. However some do indeed stop to help as this following news article stated. If not for these people coming forward this mans murderer (yes it was murder what he did) wouldve gotten away free.

I hope this guy gets the book thrown at him.


http://taipeitimes.com/News/front/archi ... 2003532105


I have read multiple times in this forum to NOT stop...especially being a foreigner as your chances of getting implicated, and therefore sued (even if you had nothing to do with the accident) are astronomical.

I have spoken with Taiwanese people I know...and they concur.

But I see Taiwanese people stop for each other (and for foreigners) all the time.
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Re: Some people do stop to help

Postby tommy525 » 06 May 2012, 12:14

Yes it was my impression (from this forumosa) that people were convinced people were not stopping nowadays. And I was very alarmed by this and had stated that , it was not what i perceived when i did live there.

So the question is, is it the norm now to NOT stop or is it not?
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Re: Some people do stop to help

Postby jdsmith » 06 May 2012, 12:36

tommy525 wrote:Yes it was my impression (from this forumosa)

This is where you should stop. A large majority of Taiwan related posts on this site do not accurately reflect the reality of life and living here. You want accurate impressions of Taiwan? Look at the photo threads. :thumbsup:

The big question I always have for you, since you do not live here and have no plans of coming back is Why do you care....so much...about every tiny thing that goes on here?
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Re: Some people do stop to help

Postby jimipresley » 06 May 2012, 12:41

jdsmith wrote:
tommy525 wrote:Yes it was my impression (from this forumosa)

This is where you should stop. A large majority of Taiwan related posts on this site do not accurately reflect the reality of life and living here. You want accurate impressions of Taiwan? Look at the photo threads. :thumbsup:

The big question I always have for you, since you do not live here and have no plans of coming back is Why do you care....so much...about every tiny thing that goes on here?

+1 :thumbsup: The same applies to Chewy, too. :2cents:
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Re: Some people do stop to help

Postby tommy525 » 06 May 2012, 12:45

Taiwan is my hobby !
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Re: Some people do stop to help

Postby jdsmith » 06 May 2012, 12:47

tommy525 wrote:Taiwan is my hobby !

You might should take up the common Taiwanese hobby of sleeping.
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Re: Some people do stop to help

Postby tommy525 » 06 May 2012, 12:49

jdsmith wrote:
tommy525 wrote:Taiwan is my hobby !

You might should take up the common Taiwanese hobby of sleeping.


Thats just it, i cant sleep so I come to haunt YOU :D

by the way, are you going to be still on forumosa when you have reached yonder shores?

Will you haunt like I do ?
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