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No wonder my rat is skinny I bet he’s got worms.
Also in his house here in Holland the shower is filthy he thinks he doesn’t have to clean it because there is always water running. He also never changes his bed sheets and most of the time he sleeps on the couch under a rag.
I always tried to avoid to stay there and when I was staying there were always rats sleeping on the couch or floor. A real rathole.
Mine had a ratty mattress in the hallway and when they put it away you can see it was torn up, it like one of those kids foam mattresses. When I was living in an apartment in Tunisia I bought a bed in a bag set and I gave it to them so there is no excuse for not using it now. Amongst other things I gave at least they cannot say that I did not give anything unlike my rat.
 
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That powder to wash the crockery was laundry detergent
I don't think it was, there was loads of it in the supermarkets, advertised as washing up stuff. I thought it was washing powder at first too. Yeah, it's grainy as hell! Crunches between the teeth :D
One time I forgot my sandals so they gave me this pair I wondered now if it had athletes foot in it because it was an old pair of sandals.
Ha, my ratty MIL did this too! :D
During plum picking season, I was out climbing trees barefoot (I hate footwear)....so she bought me out these weird plastic kinda sandal things....but I didn't wear them.
Also, in the house...they kept giving me these slipper things to wear, but again...no way! They never understood my want to be always barefoot...nor that I buttered my bread, dunked biscuits and made coffee with milk AND water :D
One day I saw something move on the ceiling and I was worried because I slept in the living room and it blended in, it was a giant newt this thing was gross imagine if I had my mouth open while sleeping ewww!!
Haha, these weird creepy crawlies are in all hot, foreign countries. I'm not a bug fan....they used to have to remove them from inside the house :sick:
Anyone smell the rotting garbage in the neighbourhood? It reeked 24/7
Ya!!! :D Wasn't it vile! The smell, the smell, eeeeek! You shoulda smelled the chicken factory in our village too :sick:
Rubbish was everywhere! They used to tie it onto lampposts and trees in carrier bags too....all the stray cats and dogs ate it. I put a photo of rubbish on here somewhere ages ago. What about the drains? The overflowing sewage :eek:
The smells of all these things used to literally make me gag....my eyes and nose would be streaming :D
 
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I don't think it was, there was loads of it in the supermarkets, advertised as washing up stuff. I thought it was washing powder at first too. Yeah, it's grainy as hell! Crunches between the teeth :D

Ha, my ratty MIL did this too! :D
During plum picking season, I was out climbing trees barefoot (I hate footwear)....so she bought me out these weird plastic kinda sandal things....but I didn't wear them.
Also, in the house...they kept giving me these slipper things to wear, but again...no way! They never understood my want to be always barefoot...nor that I buttered my bread, dunked biscuits and made coffee with milk AND water :D

Haha, these weird creepy crawlies are in all hot, foreign countries. I'm not a bug fan....they used to have to remove them from inside the house :sick:

Ya!!! :D Wasn't it vile! The smell, the smell, eeeeek! You shoulda smelled the chicken factory in our village too :sick:
Rubbish was everywhere! They used to tie it onto lampposts and trees in carrier bags too....all the stray cats and dogs ate it. I put a photo of rubbish on here somewhere ages ago. What about the drains? The overflowing sewage :eek:
The smells of all these things used to literally make me gag....my eyes and nose would be streaming :D
The smell was everywhere like a nasty fishy smell , and then sometimes walking in the old part of Tunis I would step on some nasty brown liquid eww!
 

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The smell was everywhere like a nasty fishy smell , and then sometimes walking in the old part of Tunis I would step on some nasty brown liquid eww!
That was probably somebody's phlegm :D
Filthy creatures spat and pissed everywhere :sick:
Did you live in Tunis too?
 

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Were my rats parents live is the ghetto from Tunis. It’s not safe to walk on the street there as western woman. When I am there they look at me like I am from Mars.
Mine too it was a ghetto too in Montfleury, Tunis. They looked at me different sometimes i would meet with glares from tunisian women like I stole a tunisian man from them doesn't matter if he is a rat or not.
 

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Were my rats parents live is the ghetto from Tunis. It’s not safe to walk on the street there as western woman. When I am there they look at me like I am from Mars.
We were Tunis, but a suburb called Ezzahra and a village called Khelidia....they were dives!
In Ezzahra, mostly people paid no attention to me, but they all thought I was Tunisian anyway.
In the village, I was like the local freakin attraction, as it's small, so everybody knew I was the English woman...and they had mostly not ever seen an English woman before.
Probably was someone's old piss
I'm telling ya....it was phlegm! :D:D
Every day, on waking up...my rat would go into the KITCHEN and make these strange, guttural sounds from the base of his throat....it was so loud!! Then he would spit the phlegm into the kitchen sink :eek:
It made me and his mother gag!
I've seen these behaviours from them in England too.
I used to run the F&F clothing department...they used to do it and it landed on the clothes and floor :eek:
Our waste bill was through the roof, so we were taught to wipe them down with baby wipes when possible...and put them back on display :eek:
Bare that in mind next time you're in the fitting room of a clothes store, trying on outfits :D
Donkeys and goats running around in between the people a terrible place.
And sheep! The village was full of goats and sheep....huge herds of them casually strolling down the street :D
 

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They live in Cite Helel lots of alleys and lots of garbage. Donkeys and goats running around in between the people a terrible place.
Yes, it is a bad area I would not want to walk in the daylight there without someone by my side
 

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We were Tunis, but a suburb called Ezzahra and a village called Khelidia....they were dives!
In Ezzahra, mostly people paid no attention to me, but they all thought I was Tunisian anyway.
In the village, I was like the local freakin attraction, as it's small, so everybody knew I was the English woman...and they had mostly not ever seen an English woman before.

I'm telling ya....it was phlegm! :D:D
Every day, on waking up...my rat would go into the KITCHEN and make these strange, guttural sounds from the base of his throat....it was so loud!! Then he would spit the phlegm into the kitchen sink :eek:
It made me and his mother gag!
I've seen these behaviours from them in England too.
I used to run the F&F clothing department...they used to do it and it landed on the clothes and floor :eek:
Our waste bill was through the roof, so we were taught to wipe them down with baby wipes when possible...and put them back on display :eek:
Bare that in mind next time you're in the fitting room of a clothes store, trying on outfits :D

And sheep! The village was full of goats and sheep....huge herds of them casually strolling down the street :D
yes, phlegm and piss:D:D. They do these things in England too? Wow you think they would be more civil, I have not see that here in Canada although the hotels are vandalized especially the heaters with the refugees living there and it is costing the government millions to replace the damage especially the heaters in the hotels they hand wash their clothes and put them to dry on the heaters. I am not being racist but since they came here there has been a significant rise in violence!
 
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It's just absolute neglect, plus unhealthy genes from inbreeding affect the teeth (I've read up on this stuff).
They spend their days chain smoking cheap cigarettes and smoking marijuana, whilst drinking fizzy drinks and expresso....this accompanied by the above, and the lack of dental checkups has resulted in thousands of them having absolutely rank teeth.
I honestly never, ever, EVER saw my rat brush his teeth once in almost two years.....nor his family :sick:
Yowzers!! Don’t they get it??!! Mine claimed it was inherited, that might explain it....
Food hygiene is shocking!!!
My ratty MIL had an old, gas cooker. The oven didn't work, she only cooked on the hobs.
Any leftover food from throughout the day was either left on the worktops to be eaten later (after the flies had feasted), or put in this manky old cooker for storage. The fridge and freezer were like room temperature!
Food was prepared on semi clean surfaces, they didn't have spray cleaner or anything, just water and a dirty cloth.
They only had one cutting knife...it was used for meat, fish, veg and bread...there was just one small, plastic chopping board too.
The only chemical in the kitchen was powder to wash the crockery with, under a running, cold tap...but it didn't dissolve the powder, so the food sometimes tasted funny.
I too got very ill, ended up on meds and with injections.

Ya, they don't use cutlery....they use bread as cutlery or just hands. I must confess, if it's not a meal that requires cutlery, I've always eaten with clean fingers...so I initially quite liked this aspect, but they don't wash their hands for meals, there was rarely any soap in the house....God knows what germs contaminated the food, from the shit under their fingernails....but I didn't know then how they cleans their butts :sick:

They don't just use the rusty old hose....they also use two fingers of the left hand :sick:
My rat family always had toilet roll....so it was only just before I left him when I found out toilet habits :sick:
The toilet roll was bought solely for me! Once I heard the truth from rat...things made more sense...like the bottle of water kept beside the toilet during the bathroom refit.
I always kept toilet roll and anti bacterial hand cleaner in my
No wonder my rat is skinny I bet he’s got worms.
Also in his house here in Holland the shower is filthy he thinks he doesn’t have to clean it because there is always water running. He also never changes his bed sheets and most of the time he sleeps on the couch under a rag.
I always tried to avoid to stay there and when I was staying there were always rats sleeping on the couch or floor. A real rathole.
That’s where they all belong....
No wonder my rat is skinny I bet he’s got worms.
Also in his house here in Holland the shower is filthy he thinks he doesn’t have to clean it because there is always water running. He also never changes his bed sheets and most of the time he sleeps on the couch under a rag.
I always tried to avoid to stay there and when I was staying there were always rats sleeping on the couch or floor. A real rathole.
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No wonder my rat is skinny I bet he’s got worms.
Also in his house here in Holland the shower is filthy he thinks he doesn’t have to clean it because there is always water running. He also never changes his bed sheets and most of the time he sleeps on the couch under a rag.
I always tried to avoid to stay there and when I was staying there were always rats sleeping on the couch or floor. A real rathole.
No wonder my rat is skinny I bet he’s got worms.
Also in his house here in Holland the shower is filthy he thinks he doesn’t have to clean it because there is always water running. He also never changes his bed sheets and most of the time he sleeps on the couch under a rag.
I always tried to avoid to stay there and when I was staying there were always rats sleeping on the couch or floor. A real rathole.
That’s where they all belong....In their ratholes....
 

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To be honest i think we are all spoilt we are crazy over cleaning .tempratures dates etc our bodies can not cope in other countrys.
My hubby and inlaws are very clean and im not just saying that.
Weather its the house or personal hygiene they are spot on.
I wont forget a few year ago an old tunisian man spat at my feet, total disrespectful towards me but that was his intention
 

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My rat's hygiene wasn't so much of an issue. He shaved, bathed and brushed his teeth daily. The real issue was his clothing choices. He would wear plaid pants with another printed style shirt! He never matched! He looked like a clown most times. I finally bought his some clothes that matched but he insisted on plaid or brightly colored items of clothing! It was embarrassing to take him out anywhere!
 

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I’m getting nausea just from reading he spat in the kitchen sink... was expecting a pretty Tunisia with humble people but happy because of their faith and jasmin blooms smell..... lol how silly I am duuuhhh :rolleyes::speechless:
In Tunisia's defence, it has some beautiful beaches and fantastic history. Were it not for what I suffered there and my children being in England, I would have stayed there.
The smell of Jasmine is there, but usually in a basket, carried by a begging child (sent by its parents for pity), and it's quite overpowering.
The people of Tunisia do not treat their country well, they throw litter everywhere and just generally trash stuff, though you won't see these signs of real life in plastic tourist areas....which tend to be a little better presented...until you go a street or two away from the main street.
Tis a shame, because in terms of appearance, Tunisia has a lot to offer, it could be so much more...but it's people do not appreciate it.
 

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In Tunisia's defence, it has some beautiful beaches and fantastic history. Were it not for what I suffered there and my children being in England, I would have stayed there.
The smell of Jasmine is there, but usually in a basket, carried by a begging child (sent by its parents for pity), and it's quite overpowering.
The people of Tunisia do not treat their country well, they throw litter everywhere and just generally trash stuff, though you won't see these signs of real life in plastic tourist areas....which tend to be a little better presented...until you go a street or two away from the main street.
Tis a shame, because in terms of appearance, Tunisia has a lot to offer, it could be so much more...but it's people do not appreciate it.
What a shame. There are many parts of Mexico that are like this as well. Mexico is a beautiful country with the pacific and the atlantic oceans! Once you venture out of the touristy and urban areas though there it's awful. I love Mexico and have traveled extensively through the area. I hate seeing so many treasured places trashed out. :(
 

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What a shame. There are many parts of Mexico that are like this as well. Mexico is a beautiful country with the pacific and the atlantic oceans! Once you venture out of the touristy and urban areas though there it's awful. I love Mexico and have traveled extensively through the area. I hate seeing so many treasured places trashed out. :(
A lot of the problem is corrupt governments...they put the money in the wrong areas...usually their own pockets, so even if the regular folk wanted to improve things, the money just isn't there.
When you are faced with the choice of feeding the family or painting the outside of your house...I think most folk would choose the former.
Heartbreaking really, in any country, as if the government actually put more money in the right areas, they would make more money long term, as tourism would be higher and more locals would have employment.
 

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A lot of the problem is corrupt governments...they put the money in the wrong areas...usually their own pockets, so even if the regular folk wanted to improve things, the money just isn't there.
When you are faced with the choice of feeding the family or painting the outside of your house...I think most folk would choose the former.
Heartbreaking really, in any country, as if the government actually put more money in the right areas, they would make more money long term, as tourism would be higher and more locals would have employment.
Completely agree. Corruption is rampant there. Just today the news has reported 8 bodies of murdered people in Cancun! The state department has put out a travel warning. I love the Quanta Roo area... very sad.
 

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Love it too, have never had problems and there are lot of expats comunities from Spain, USA and Canada mainly.
Yes, many Canadians there! Gorgeous area. I have a friend that moved to Guanajuato. Once again a lovely place for expats but go ten minutes out of the city and you are at risk! Very sad.
 

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Yes, many Canadians there! Gorgeous area. I have a friend that moved to Guanajuato. Once again a lovely place for expats but go ten minutes out of the city and you are at risk! Very sad.
Crime is everywhere, Europe is plenty of terrorist attacks, America as continent from north to south has its problems, not only migratory but violence, how many attacks do we watch everyday, even at elementary schools...Asia has its issues too, either way I believe running in the way rats want to do it isn’t the solution.
 

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Anyone on here find that when the rat is gone from your life they sink to the bottom of desperation for another victim? I mean go online to find a high unlikely match according to their culture, like bisexual/obese/over 70 years old, sexually deviants because there are women and men that like to do that online (webcam)to feel good about themselves.Like I am sad for these women too being victims of these rats.My rat is scraping the bottom of the barrel I mean out of desperation, love bombing her and he is the only one sending her them too yet she has almost 300 other men friends. I think these ones in his mind serve a purpose like webcam sex or just to inflate his ego etc. I am not jealous neither because I know I am worth so much more and why would I take this rat back after being such a dirty rat like that. This kind of behaviour makes me sick thinking I married such a dirty rat.
 
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Fortunately I havent been that much involved with a rat, but I often get pretty desperat messages where they after the initial "Hi" tells me that they will spend their life with me (or marry me) and that they dont care about my age. Without knowing a single detail about me or even if there is a match :eek:
 
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