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What do you do when you get lost in a town or city?

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bojana13 8 October, 2015 - 16:48

Well I never got lost becuse my parents go with me,but if I were lost I would ask for the direction.

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Elsa007 24 September, 2015 - 17:21

I like to ask somebody for directions in a strange town or city.
it's a good opportunity to talk with local people to know more about the place.
Aha…, that's why I won't hesitate to get lost!? OHG!

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blackpearrl 1 September, 2015 - 16:17

If I get lost in a town or city I have never visited before, I will ask the local people for directions. I once was lost in a big city when looking for the hotel I'd stay in and I went around the city for more than an hour without clear directions. It was late at night so there were only few people seen on the streets. I decided to ask them and the hotel turned out to be very near from where I was the whole time! o-o

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Elsa007 5 September, 2015 - 07:27

After reading your comment, I remembered my similar experience! When I visited my host family in a town I'd never visited, as I had a very bad direction, I decided to take a taxi from the nearest station. A number of taxies were queuing at the station to get people in one by one and finally my turn came and I got relieved to be taken to the destination without getting lost. Little less than three minutes of driving, the driver told me to get out of the car as we got to the destination. Oh, it was simple, thought I, but soon I got lost…. The building in front of me where I was dropped out was a wrong building. I walked around for more than 10 minutes and finally I found someone to ask. Then It turned out that the target building was standing just at the other side of the road……. ! :-O

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Elsa007 29 November, 2015 - 17:10

Actually, I knew why the driver intentionally dropped me off at the other side of the destination….
It was raining and a number of taxis were making a long queue to get the ride. Finally, the driver let me on but he was upset because my destination was in fact 3 minutes walk from where I took a ride…..!Oh, dear…..
On second thought, I remember, when arriving at the building, he intentionally turned to the other side of the road to put miles on a car. Then I heard his complaining about his bad luck of the day (pshaw)!!
No wonder……… ☆

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Mizu 29 August, 2015 - 17:13

if I get lost I'll find place that easy to find, stay right there and call to someone but if I lost in city that I didn't know anyone I'll ask someone for way go to police station.

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hasanyi 27 August, 2015 - 15:49

If I get lost first I call my father and I tell the situation.If I forget my phone in house I ask a person to places

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donya123 24 August, 2015 - 19:02

If I get lost, I would ask someone for the direction or phone my mom. I got lost once at a shopping center, when I was a kid. I first cry and tried to find my mom, I still remember I was terribly scared. As I was crying a woman notice me and asked why I was so much alarmed, I explain her that I was lost. And then the Idea went through my head. I asked the woman whether I could borrow her phone to call my mom. Of course she says yes and I was very thankful of her.

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Ken 28 August, 2015 - 23:33

I've got the similar experience when I was a small kid. It was in the department store. I got lost being so wrapped up watching interesting displays, but It d decided that I wouldn't cry in public so I asked one of the staff to give out to call for my mum who could be somewhere around. I was a bit embarrassed when my name was announced in the store!
(。-_-。 )ノ

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hannaanh 21 August, 2015 - 16:24

I was losted in the swamp of crocodile when I was 5 but I don't asked anyone, I finded the way alone then I can find my family. Now, I don't get lost anymore but if I get lost, I'll phone to my mother or ask local people for directions.

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prettygirl02 17 July, 2015 - 00:23

Oh....that sounds scare! First, I'll try to remember which street I am here and then ask the local people for help.

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abdelrahman14 1 July, 2015 - 10:54

I Think I will ask the citizens for the directions and then i will thank them

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ahmadmosul 1 July, 2015 - 10:53

If I got lost in the city or town or need to find place I have to use three method .
First I use the map and GPS on the mobile if I have 3G.
Second I will call my friends and ask them .
Third I use the last chance by asking any body in the street.

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Elsa007 2 July, 2015 - 06:29

Hi ahmadmosul,
Interestingly, I would do the reverse of your method!
First, I ask someone or police officer in the street.
Second, I will show the map to some one to tell me the direction.
Lastly, I will ask some one seems kind to take me to the direction.
That's how I've survived in a storage city…! ツ

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SnakeV 28 June, 2015 - 10:31

When I get lost in a city, I just ask for help from located people. They seem to know every directions in them town.

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RedYellowTomorrow 19 June, 2015 - 09:41

If I get lost in a town or city I will direct local citizens. In Viet Nam you could ask everyone who are sellers or people on the road. If you have a smartphone you can find places or the way when you want because 3G is very cheap price.

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mohammed99 13 June, 2015 - 22:18

i'll ask the people in the street "where am i?" and "how to go to my destination?"

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wwwilkhamru 10 April, 2015 - 14:06

I usually ask people who there are about me but if there is nothing I try to look for my map in Internet

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