I was walking along Petaling Street during lunch (the real one, not the cyber one), and at least half a dozen touts came up to me and said, "Lang chai, oi tai ham tai mo?" (Hey handsome, you wanna see some porno?)
A quick smile and a dimissive wave of the hand, and they left me alone; but it got me thinking of how different street touts are in each country i've visited.
In Thailand, "Hey Big Boy, you wanna have a f***? Big girl, small girl, white girl, Chinese girl, all i got." -- with a deft flick of the wrist he whips out a "menu" of women.
In Taiwan, "(Whisper) Hey, you wanna buy some Gucci handbags? Valentino? Dior? All i got, special price." -- he then leads you to a small back alley store room full of imitation designer goods.
In Cambodia (yup, been there too), "Hey Big Brother, you wanna get high?" -- a quick look into the insides of his jacket reveals a small bag of heroin.
In New York, "Hey man, what you looking at? Hey, hey... you wanna some speed?" -- he palms a small zip lock bag of suspicious looking pills.
In New Zealand, "Hey, hey... you look like you could use a sheep, mate." -- just kidding about this last one. :)
All manners of vice, you want to know what a country specializes in, the street touts will know.