"This is true throughout the..." Shanghai Warnings Or Dangers Tip by bokononist

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This is true throughout the PRC but I saw it more in Shanghai...
Boys, be careful when you're at a bar not to talk too much to any girls who seem to have a lot of free time to spend at bars talking to foreigners (unless, of course, you're looking for a female companion). A friend of mine spent a while talking to a girl and they went to the back of the bar before he realized what was going on. He wanted to leave but they demanded he pay for her since they went in the back; the madam demanded to know what hotel he was at to get in touch with the tour group and manager, and it was all a big mess. Usually it's kind of entertaining to watch transactions unfold but be careful you don't find yourself accused by an angry madam.

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  • Written Aug 26, 2002
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