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Apr
3
comment Is it advisable for US citizen to attempt a visit to Cuba w/o going through an agency?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because "we basically declared we wouldn't give advice on how to break the law."
Apr
3
comment Dual Citizen (US/UK) Cuba Travel
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because "we basically declared we wouldn't give advice on how to break the law."
Apr
3
comment Going to China - The Great Firewall
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because "we basically declared we wouldn't give advice on how to break the law."
Apr
3
comment Can tourists or other travellers in China get in trouble for using a VPN or other method to get around the “Great Firewall”?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because "we basically declared we wouldn't give advice on how to break the law."
Apr
3
comment Where might I observe people sneaking across the Vietnam-Cambodian border illegally?
I've decided to go ahead and play devil's advocate. If we're going hardline about this policy, add your closevotes to mine. If you decide it's not our job to be play cops and judges and juries then speak up against the policy and keep these questions and answers open and I'll stop looking for more to close in line with the policy.
Apr
3
comment Can I bring an anti-religious book into Saudi Arabia?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because "we basically declared we wouldn't give advice on how to break the law."
Apr
3
comment Where might I observe refugees escaping across the North Korea-China or North Korea Russia border illegally?
Presumably there is a long border and few border guards..
Apr
3
comment Do I need to keep petty cash on me for bribes in Zimbabwe?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because "we basically declared we wouldn't give advice on how to break the law."
Apr
3
comment Where might I observe people sneaking across the Vietnam-Cambodian border illegally?
Hmm maybe I was only thinking of this post, which is about us judging copyright issues, only one aspect of law ...
Apr
3
comment Where might I observe people sneaking across the Vietnam-Cambodian border illegally?
Shall I start flagging the other questions where one interpretation might be possible to construe as being against the law of some country?
Apr
3
comment Where might I observe people sneaking across the Vietnam-Cambodian border illegally?
@raptortech97: Let me check. I thought I was told that when I asked on meta about reporting copyright infringing images in posts ...
Apr
2
comment Where might I observe people sneaking across the Vietnam-Cambodian border illegally?
So don't give advice. Just report the news about other people breaking the law. Remember stuff like bribing officials in some places can be both compulsory and illegal. We do our users a disservice by taking a hardline stance on the side of every law of every land. Also I believe we are not allowed to give legal advice on Stack Exchange, and I would group interpreting laws under that category.
Apr
2
comment Where might I observe people sneaking across the Vietnam-Cambodian border illegally?
Travelling illegally is still travelling, on-topic. No need to bowdlerize. What if a dissident fleeing a repressive regime were to ask such a question?
Apr
2
comment Will having used one previous double-entry visa for China make me eligible for a multiple entry visa now?
Is there something I need to show them or do they just check their records? I have a new passport since my previous trips to China and did not bring my old passport. I can probably find the dates of my previous entries and exits though.
Mar
28
comment Are there actually accommodation options in Cần Thơ, Vietnam for less than USD $10?
I have to disagree about the friendliness of the locals towards foreigners. I have heard from several tourists that they were often overcharged but I'm avoiding being a tourist and so far everybody's been lovely. That said I'm still avoiding asking locals for recommendations in case that turns out to be the way to get overcharged. What were you using to find those hotels? I don't have a smartphone but I do have a netbook.
Mar
23
comment Can I still visit a “movie TV” establishment (MTV) in Taiwan?
Yes it's too easy to turn a question into a wall of text so I tried not to bloat it too much but left in important bits like "MTV" and Taiwan. Thanks though.
Mar
23
comment Can I still visit a “movie TV” establishment (MTV) in Taiwan?
I'm only interested in a place of this kind in Taiwan and only if it's called an "MTV" because I'm interested in the history of Chinese KTV. In Cambodia there were cafes in every village where all the chairs face a TV showing old movies but they're not what I'm looking for for this question. I've read that there are still some in Taiwan but that info might now be out of date.
Mar
19
comment What is the highest altitude town or village with accommodation in Cambodia?
This is a very good answer because it covers all of the few possibilities. For me it sounds like Sen Monorom would've fit my needs best but somehow it escaped by notice when I was in Cambodia looking where to go next. (I just left today after two months there.)
Mar
19
comment In Perth, Australia for one month: rent car or buy car?
It depends how much of a loss you're willing to make seeing that you'd surely have to sell in a hurry. I'd buy the cheapest thing possible that's the least likely to break down. Which would also be tricky. Go for an older Commodore or Falcon in that case. Another option is car sharing - this was getting pretty ubiquitous in Sydney by last year but I haven't been back to Perth for a few years now to compare.
Mar
11
comment Can foreigners cross from Cambodia to Vietnam at the Binh Di river?
Yes I know there is at least one other border crossing not too far away if this one doesn't work out. I saw several signs since I was in Kep pointing to border crossings.