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岩岩響一個講網上生意既 forum (英文 forum), 有人
問, 點解有多到數唔盡既成功者來自星加波, 但係香港
就幾乎連一個都冇. 照計香港人冇可能會輸俾星加波
人先岩.

然後就有一個香港人咁樣答, 唔知呢度既香港人睇完會有
咩感覺.
(d 中文字係我翻譯, 不過冇全部翻譯晒)

They have a lack of knowledge of the English language.
佢地英文唔掂.

Although Hong Kong used to be a British colony
and thus English is the second official language,
the English level exhibited by the average person
is way way lower than I could ever imagine!
雖然香港曾經係英國值民地, 因此英文係佢地既官方語言.
但係一般香港人既英文程度係低到遠超我想像之外.

Everybody has that thought in their minds that says "I
need to make $$$, I need to make $$$ fast, I need to
make a lot of $$$ fast..." And therefore, when you're
in Hong Kong, you'd notice that everyone is in a hurry
- but they never really look into why they're in such a
hurry though.
每一個香港人都成日掛住要快d 搵錢. 佢地心諗: "我要搵 $$$,
我要快d 搵 $$$, 我要快d 咁搵好多 $$$...", 因此, 當你去到
香港既時間, 你會發覺每個人都好似好急咁. 但係佢地又從來唔
諗下點解佢地咁急.

When I was in India doing my Feng Shui consultations
way back in 1994, one of my clients was a gentleman
who impressed me with his deep knowledge of
everything in life, and also with his comment about
Hong Kong during his 3 visits here. He said, "20 years
ago when I visited Hong Kong, everybody was in a
hurry. 10 years later when I visited Hong Kong again,
everybody was still in a hurry. Now that I visited Hong
Kong again one year ago, everybody was in an even
bigger hurry!"
我個印度人朋友同我講. 話 20 年前, 佢黎香港既時候, 發覺每個
人都好急. 10 年佢再黎香港, 又發現每一個人都好急. 1 年前佢
再黎香港, 發覺每個人比以於加急!

That's why I'd say the Hong Kong mentality is certainly
very "unique," so "uniquely strange" that it's not easy
for others who live elsewhere to understand.

People are absolutely into "easy money" or "fast money"
here - with the least effort, that is.
呢度既人只係想賺 "容易既錢" 同 "快錢". 想要越小付出.

You expect them to sit at the computer learning how to
do web design and get their own domains hosted here
and there, and then do copywriting themselves hopefully
being able to make a few bucks? No way, jose!
你要佢地坐響部電腦前面學點整網站, 申請網址同其它立雜野, 仲
要佢地學埋寫廣告性字眼? 好難啦!

Better go to the stock market and speculate. Or go to
the jockey club betting center and place their bets on
horse racing. Or go to Macau and place their life on bet.
Or buy Mark 6 Lotto and see.
寧願叫佢地去抄股票, 去馬會賭馬. 或者過澳門用佢地條命黎做賭
注, 博他娘的一舖. 再唔係就買六合彩.

Internet marketing? Too much work, too much investment
- sure makes John (me) a dull boy! ;-)
網上生意? 太多工作, 太多投資啦!

Way back in 1991, after returning from Texas one year
before, I started a company in Hong Kong that produced
subliminal audio tapes in Chinese with a few partners
thinking that this was the best thing to do to help people
and make some profits at the same time. And of course,
after one million Hong Kong dollars ( HKD : USD = $7.92 : $1.00 )
of investment, the company went belly-up in 2 years,
with all the partners in debt for years to come.
響 1991 年, 我響香港開左間賣潛意識提升既中文帶. 我地用
左 $1 000 000 港幣投資, 結果兩年後, 同埋我所有合作伙伴
全部負債.
(加插: 呢種潛意識黎自我提升既錄音響美國大受歡迎, 貴一
貴 ($147 美金) 都有人爭住買. 本來我見香港冇呢d 野, 都諗
住引呢樣野入黎香港, 不過而加睇完佢既故事, 發覺可能咁做
我真係會死無葬身之地...)

The moral of the story with doing business here in Hong Kong is:
呢個故事教左我, 如果響香港做生意想賺錢:

Only choose the no-brainer, easy and fast money
ideas and they will sell well. Anything other than
that, don't think twice - in fact, think 200 times
before committing.
一定要賣一d 冇腦既產品, d 賺快錢既 idea 賣得最好. 如果
你唔係諗住賣呢d 野既話, 我建議你唔係應該要三思, 而係
應該係諗 200 次先好做.

For example, diet pills sell really well here. So is those
expensive massage chairs that can bend themselves
backward - or make you bend backward - are selling
like crazy here. You know why? Of course you do.
People are always buying into such fantasies that
"Oh well, I spend big money for this, it must work."
"All I ever need do is do these simple steps and I'm
healed or I'm slim...or whatever."
舉例, 減肥丸呢度賣到超好. 同埋個d 按摩椅. 你知唔知點解?
你梗係知. 因為d 人經常諗住 "Well~ 我用咁多錢買, 一定有效."
"我靜係想我可以好簡單咁跟住幾個簡單 steps, 就可以醫番好我
自己. 或變瘦, 或 whatever."

So, in a nutshell, it's quite a different ball game here
in this part of the world indeed. ;-)
總括黎講, 我地呢度同世界其它地方既遊戲規則係完全唔同既.

Just my 2 cents in HKD.

All the best to you all.

tssg的自我介紹If you catch yourself "killing time",
think of it as "stealing from yourself and your family".

11/11 買 Accelerate. (delayed)
14/11 羅 Refund.

"Do today what others won't, so that you can live tomorrow how others can't"

"You have not because you ask not."

http://www.gatsby.jp/tv/index.html

http://hk.myblog.yahoo.com/angel-heart/archive?l=f&id=10

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0407887/quotes
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