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Egyptian bewabs (doormen)

Postby Kay » Tue 30 Oct 2012 13:31 GMT

There's an interesting story here about how doormen of apartment blocks seem to have taken it upon themselves to be the moral police.

We've lived in several countries where we've had "doormen" or gate-guards but none of them would have dared tell us what we could or couldn't do.

This Eqyptian thing just seems to be a scam to earn a bit more "tea money" by accepting bribes not to spoil someone's reputation.

Have you ever lived in a country where these gate guard type of people were the norm, and if so did you feel obliged to modify your behaviour to suit them?
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