Real Estate Desperados

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Real Estate Desperados

Postby bassaiguy » Tue Nov 01, 2011 4:00 pm

A while ago I was in USVI with my wife. We were walking off the beaten path a bit when we were accosted by the inevitable time-share hustler. This guy was shilling for a noted gay resort - obviously we weren't his demographic. However, his pinpoint pupils, sweating, fast speech and inability to take no for an answer clued me in that not all was right with Mr. Real Estate. I actually had to dump him on the ground before he'd leave us alone.

Anyway, I mention it because it was a lesson in my (lack of) awareness. It was a confrontation in mid-afternoon, in an American territory, in a commercial area, with a white guy. If I'd been approached in different circumstances I wouldn't have let the situation go so far and would have kept myself and my wife out of the incident. Strange how my self-possession was disarmed by the setting and circumstances.
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Re: Real Estate Desperados

Postby nowonmai » Fri Nov 04, 2011 9:58 pm

I'd love to hear his side of the story - any excuse for a bit of Hai Karate I reckon.
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Re: Real Estate Desperados

Postby bassaiguy » Sun Nov 06, 2011 11:48 am

His excuse: too much speed, not enough sales. I don't normally go looking for trouble.
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Re: Real Estate Desperados

Postby Ultra Swain » Sun Nov 06, 2011 1:57 pm

nowonmai wrote:I'd love to hear his side of the story - any excuse for a bit of Hai Karate I reckon.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4CizzE-zZo
Geez,am I NOT ALLOWED TO BE INTENSE FOR JUST 10 FUCKING SECONDS??!!!!!!!
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Re: Real Estate Desperados

Postby nowonmai » Sun Nov 06, 2011 2:20 pm

I'm only yanking your chain bassaiguy. Anyway, this vid, which is regularly posted on this site may be instructive for you on your mystical journey of martial arts self discovery.

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Re: Real Estate Desperados

Postby bassaiguy » Wed Nov 09, 2011 9:30 am

Way too funny.

Everything you need to know about me in 24 seconds.

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