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Old 06.11.2011, 09:40
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Re: Let's rant: Romanians in the streets

Why do you think it was a response to your post? Though yours gave me the idea of using the Starbucks metaphor to describe the profile of someone who rants about beggars and other things they would not raise a finger to change.
But back to your question. No, actually I don't think so. You assume those merry beggars were doing all for their profit and they must be some rich work-shy busstards. I am taking a wild guess and say they actually have to report to the "boss" exactly the amount they "produced", amount of which they would be allocated only a small part. Those hot spots for begging don't come for free, and besides, there is no way the polices is oblivious of the facts. Hard to say why they don't take any action though.
In the end, I do not think this rant is about beggars, as far as it concerns some posters here. No, this is about bashing the Romanians.
Now, take one of your "contribution" to the matter.

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this is the right attitude and back to the point, regardless of where thez came from, they are a nuissance and Lausanne just doesn't feel as safe as 3-4 years ago before CH opened its borders.... and before Romania joined the EU
Don't make the gypsy begging a problem of solely Romania, because it ain't so. To how many beggars have you spoken? How do you know where they are from? And if they are, does it mean all the Romanians are like that?
Romania was addmitted because it is an European country and has something to offer, in exchange. Nobody did us a favour, we hard-earned this accession. Live with that. (and if the OP is indeed from Austria he should know very well Romania is a damn good business for Austria, his precious better-than-any home land)

Btw, next time offer them a job, who knows how it will work out.

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Re: Let's rant: Romanians in the streets

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[...]You assume those merry beggars were doing all for their profit and they must be some rich work-shy busstards.[...]

[...]How do you know where they are from? And if they are, does it mean all the Romanians are like that?
Romania was addmitted because it is an European country and has something to offer, in exchange. [...]
These questions were already answered before. The thing is, those gypsies started spreading around Europe when Romania joined the EU, and let's remember the country joined alone together with Bulgaria, so chances are that these gypsies are indeed Romanian, which doesn't mean me or anyone else against these dishonest beggars have anything against all romanians, just against romanian gypsies that trick Europeans and annoy people: In my case it's just about that, but I also hate the idea of thinking how they probably DO get money using those aggresive techniques with old people. And they do earn A LOT of money, in Switzerland and elsewhere. By the way, yes, Romania does have a lot to offer, but unfortunately in the lot were those guys too, I'm pretty sure you normal romanians feel much better back at home.
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Re: Let's rant: Romanians in the streets

It is amazing to me how after so many replies that showed how you offend people, even the name of the post was changed...you are still trying to show how much lack of information you have and in the end...just a stuborn narrowminded thinking...i need to quit reading this thread even though i have enjoyed well written and balanced opinions even against Romanians...but you are just not worth the time...



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These questions were already answered before. The thing is, those gypsies started spreading around Europe when Romania joined the EU, and let's remember the country joined alone together with Bulgaria, so chances are that these gypsies are indeed Romanian, which doesn't mean me or anyone else against these dishonest beggars have anything against all romanians, just against romanian gypsies that trick Europeans and annoy people: In my case it's just about that, but I also hate the idea of thinking how they probably DO get money using those aggresive techniques with old people. And they do earn A LOT of money, in Switzerland and elsewhere. By the way, yes, Romania does have a lot to offer, but unfortunately in the lot were those guys too, I'm pretty sure you normal romanians feel much better back at home.
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Re: A rant about beggars ( Lausanne and probably elsewhere in CH )

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And your assumptions were already answered, many a time, by normal Romanians. The type of beggars and the type of begging you described, who, I insist till you, eventually, might get it, are not solely a Romanian problem, are a nuissance and a shame back home, too. Just ask any regular guy from Romania about it and observe his or her reaction.
Romanians are as proud a lot as any other one, who would never resort to begging unless absolutely no chance to put a bread on the table by finding some work to be done. We are not different than any other people, in this regard, and the fact that so many people, many of whom had a better education than that, filled the strawberry fields in Spain, Italy or somewhere else, for a laugh of a "salary" and work conditions, soon after the borders have been opened, tells a lot. You would find Romanians doing jobs lesser than what they used to have done at home in so many places accross Europe. So don't tell me about Romanians, where we fill better, 'cause you ain't know a thing. Funnily enough, it is not Romania deep down in trouble, but countries like Italy, Ireland, Spain, etc.Just saying, for no other purpose.
And who are you, by the way you constantly avoid to confirm your nationality, to tell which country should Europe allow in, to counter balance the benefits and the weak points, to establish the value of a country and finally, did you count all the beggars coming from Romania?
If you would tell us, normal Romanians, how to get rid of the practices and the show ups of the said beggars and get rid of the said phenomenon, instead of rudely pointing out our flaws, I guess we would have to lobby for handing you the "Ordinul Steaua Romaniei" distinction, for special services done to Romanian people.
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Re: A rant about beggars ( Lausanne and probably elsewhere in CH )

And with that conclusion, brings thread closure.
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