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Old 06-17-2008, 04:26 AM   #3626
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Old 06-17-2008, 07:03 AM   #3627
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what u wanna do depens on you...if u want beaches and clean air and relax go to phuket if u want to party go to bangkok, ive n ever been to chiang mai but you can do jungle trekking and rock climbing there, it issupposed to be more quiet more cheap and more "thai"
looks like pkt zoo.

going to the night bazarr b4 2am is bizarre mak mak. I have to convince myself to stay there or go home.
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Old 06-17-2008, 09:52 AM   #3628
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Anyone knows a good visa run company in phuket? high class bus with movie? just to cross the border, dont need a new visa.
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Old 06-17-2008, 10:59 AM   #3629
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I've been staying in Chiang mai for over 2 weeks now (extende my stay by 2 weeks)

I really like it here because it feels more 'thai' here. seeing group of monk boys walking by, getting a group of students all staring when I stop by street vendors with a curious look, things like that make me appreciate this city. i just got 2 hours of thai massage which costs about 8$, so I may be biased

my fav thing to do is just go wandering around the city in my scooter, i can't quite explain why i enjoy it so much though.

i've also done trekking here, for 2n/3days, and really loved that too. slept in a village where chickens/pigs run around/ cooking n sleeping in a bamboo house was a cool experience. if anyone wants to check out my thai blog with some pic/videos from mostly phuket and chiang mai, check it out

http://inamazon.spaces.live.com/default.aspx
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Old 06-17-2008, 11:48 AM   #3630
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So I just got back from thailand for 2 weeks. Too bad I didn't meet up with any 2+2ers. I went to pattaya and walking around the south part of the city.. as a white person.. its rediculious.. every 5 ft you have to say "mai ow krab" (i don't want anything)

But you get used to the offers, from indian tailer's, girl bars, to random cars beeping at you for a fare.

I went to koh chang after which which really sucked the trip was pretty long and it rained and flooded everyday.
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Old 06-17-2008, 12:30 PM   #3631
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just fyi themandude, its only mai ow. if u want to be polite you can just go with mai krup(or cup) not krab, sounds more like a girl's or ladyboy's (kah and han respectively)
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Old 06-17-2008, 04:32 PM   #3632
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So I just got back from thailand for 2 weeks. Too bad I didn't meet up with any 2+2ers. I went to pattaya and walking around the south part of the city.. as a white person.. its rediculious.. every 5 ft you have to say "mai ow krab" (i don't want anything)

But you get used to the offers, from indian tailer's, girl bars, to random cars beeping at you for a fare.

I went to koh chang after which which really sucked the trip was pretty long and it rained and flooded everyday.
hm you should see some other places in thailand next time, those those two are my least favorite places ive been in thailand, pattaya for the obvious reasons, koh chang was decent but still my least favorite island(island was too packed, so might be better in low season)
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Old 06-17-2008, 07:20 PM   #3633
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So I just got back from thailand for 2 weeks. Too bad I didn't meet up with any 2+2ers. I went to pattaya and walking around the south part of the city.. as a white person.. its rediculious.. every 5 ft you have to say "mai ow krab" (i don't want anything)

But you get used to the offers, from indian tailer's, girl bars, to random cars beeping at you for a fare.

I went to koh chang after which which really sucked the trip was pretty long and it rained and flooded everyday.
If you do not dress too much like a german tourist looking in awe it's better usually ( except for those annoying midgets on soi 7/8 ). If you say "mai ow krab" they are going to annoy you more ( krab=lonely planet ) and you don't need to be polite with the buggers ( mai ow is enough add a few pai pai to get rid of kids ).

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Obvious reasons? hum... you were with your girlfriend? You had no idea were to go or what do to so you ended up walking aimlessly on walking street? you do not like hookers, scuba diving, submarine trip, bungee jumping, 20bahts trip to the islands ( white sand,blue sea), more restaurant than you'll ever need for cheaper than anywhere in thailand, high speed boat racing, cabaret shows ( best in thailand imo ), massages on the beach, making fun of fat english/german guys, tiger zoo, deep sea fishing, smoking a chica on a white sofa in a nightclub, bowl in the only bowling hall fit for international competitions in thailand, eat fresh seafood on a boat with a view of the city lights, karting,the biggest stone carved buddha in thailand ect,ect...

Or maybe you have no idea what pattaya as to offer and imagine that it's the number 1 thai holiday destination for thai people because of the hookers on walking street only.

It was my "people have no clue about pattaya rant" thanks for reading.
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Old 06-17-2008, 07:28 PM   #3634
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Wasnt pattaya only for sextourists and the rest happens to be there so they arent getting bored? Honestly I dont know any german fellow players who live in thailand except 2 who are above their 40s or at least look so and both live/lived in pattaya... I havent read anything good about pattaya yet in here thats why ive never been there but from your post im quite inclined now to give it a shot.
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Old 06-17-2008, 07:42 PM   #3635
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Obvious reasons? hum... you were with your girlfriend? You had no idea were to go or what do to so you ended up walking aimlessly on walking street? you do not like hookers, scuba diving, submarine trip, bungee jumping, 20bahts trip to the islands ( white sand,blue sea), more restaurant than you'll ever need for cheaper than anywhere in thailand, high speed boat racing, cabaret shows ( best in thailand imo ), massages on the beach, making fun of fat english/german guys, tiger zoo, deep sea fishing, smoking a chica on a white sofa in a nightclub, bowl in the only bowling hall fit for international competitions in thailand, eat fresh seafood on a boat with a view of the city lights, karting,the biggest stone carved buddha in thailand ect,ect...

Or maybe you have no idea what pattaya as to offer and imagine that it's the number 1 thai holiday destination [b
for thai people[/b] because of the hookers on walking street only.
i know you take it personally couse you live there but whatever. the beach was the worst ive been to in thailand, all the other activities you mention can be done alot of other places, except maybe your nightlife favorites. oh and the insane amount of russian tourists didnt help either.

each to his own i guess, ive been there didnt like it and moved on.
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Old 06-17-2008, 10:19 PM   #3636
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i know you take it personally couse you live there but whatever. the beach was the worst ive been to in thailand, all the other activities you mention can be done alot of other places, except maybe your nightlife favorites. oh and the insane amount of russian tourists didnt help either.

each to his own i guess, ive been there didnt like it and moved on.
I don't take it personally and I don't live in pattaya.
It's just funny to see people ( not only you ) who just dismiss the place because they spent two nights on walking street and don't know the city at all.

Pattaya beach is awful, that's why I mentioned the 20bahts boat ride to the islands with thin white sand and blue transparent sea.

Lots of activities can be done elsewhere that's true, Clearly not all. Oh and one can say that about just every city in the world so that's pointless.

Also if you are racist against russian people I can't help you with that. You probably know them as well as you know pattaya.

Lots of bangkok expats ( men and women ) enjoy pattaya, tons of thais go to pattaya every week end. Judging the city because you spent two nights in the hooker zone can't be serious.

You remind of the guys who spend 2 nights in nana-plaza and conclude: "bangkok is ugly, polluted and full of hookers".

I did the same mistake about hua hin because I spent two nights in the tourist ghetto and didn't know the city. Talked to friends who love the place and I realized I missed a lot.

I think the main problem with pattaya is that there is no indication in guide such as lonely planet and a lot of tourist just get trapped in the hooker main zone without seeing any part of the city except walking street.

Of course to each his own, so my recommendation if you are a backpacking hippy is to simply avoid bangkok and pattaya and go straight to the south and chiang mai.

BTW the hooker selection is better in Bangkok imo.
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Old 06-18-2008, 02:56 AM   #3637
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anybody ever got ahold of some herb in thailand? how was the quality? was it like what we call 'mex' in california that is just brown rag weed or does it actually have some green on it?
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Old 06-18-2008, 03:30 AM   #3638
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Discussion I was having recently: How many of the idiots who send girls 5k baht every month actually think they're the sly ones. What I mean is thinking something like, I only have to send this girl $150/month and she just sits in her village waiting for me while I can screw anyone I want in my country.
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Old 06-18-2008, 04:11 AM   #3639
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im pretty sure these guys know that the girl is still banging any foreigners.. and isnt it usualy minimum 10k baht?
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Old 06-18-2008, 04:52 AM   #3640
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im pretty sure these guys know that the girl is still banging any foreigners.. and isnt it usualy minimum 10k baht?
That was the other thing, how many of them know exactly what's going on but just want a girlfriend waiting for them every trip. I think you're right about the 10k.
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Old 06-18-2008, 04:53 AM   #3641
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im pretty sure these guys know that the girl is still banging any foreigners.. and isnt it usualy minimum 10k baht?
pretty sure they do not know she is still banging other dudes (unless its a guy who has been in thailand a long time and knows the deal...i think most of the time this is some newb who came for three weeks and fell in love with some girl he met on soi cowboy). i don't think there is a minimum, its pretty much whatever the girl can get. i've heard as high as 200k a month.

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news flash. she'll still be here waiting for you and banging other dudes whether you send her money or not!

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Old 06-18-2008, 05:10 AM   #3642
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As i have always said.
Cant wait to meet my white knight farang that will send me 50k a month and not show his face!
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Old 06-18-2008, 05:55 AM   #3643
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pretty sure they do not know she is still banging other dudes (unless its a guy who has been in thailand a long time and knows the deal...i think most of the time this is some newb who came for three weeks and fell in love with some girl he met on soi cowboy). i don't think there is a minimum, its pretty much whatever the girl can get. i've heard as high as 200k a month.

news flash. she'll still be here waiting for you and banging other dudes whether you send her money or not!
Well most guys don't know I agree. Why would you send money to a girl if you know what happens when you are not there?

The minimum is probably around 10k, I have a few colleagues with a "live-in professional girlfriend" they give them between 6 and 10k plus accomodation, food and occasional shopping.

You always pay one way or another in Thailand that's simply the local way. Most "educated good girls" are actually more expensive then live-in hookers ( I know I have one and same opinion from friends/colleagues ).

The scariest part is the sin-sod ( the money you give for marriage ) it's around 100k for a hooker/farmer and an easy 1 million for a uni-educated proper thai girl.

Also conversing with thai guys, you realize that if a girl love their money more then them it's alright : They consider their money to be a part of them, kind like a "love my money-love me" idea.
That's for educated reasonably well-off thai guys. They also consider that if they have enough money to take care of two girls, wife and mia-noi, it's their absolute right to do it.

They still think a peniless guy taken care of by a rich woman is a lucky-mothershagger.
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Old 06-18-2008, 06:49 AM   #3644
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from what i have read, the sinsod is ONLY FOR THAIS not farangs.

100k baht for farmer would be quite cheap and 1million for a nice girl would still be cheap too... even in issan from what ive read its a house+car (easy 3mil) and gold. although thats for well-off people.

All the ******ed farangs paying sinsods on thaivisa.com are just so so so sad. i couldnt careless if my gf's mom died
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Old 06-18-2008, 06:51 AM   #3645
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don't worry pumpui, i'll be ur white knight
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Old 06-18-2008, 07:05 AM   #3646
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only date white guys who had sexual experience with hot white girls before.
Or they wont know how to threat me
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Old 06-18-2008, 07:19 AM   #3647
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Hey guys,

Can someone recommend a hotel in BKK? 100 - 200 USD/night in a good location? Looking for something a bit nicer than the Grand President. Thanks.
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Old 06-18-2008, 07:27 AM   #3648
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only date white guys who had sexual experience with hot white girls before.
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uhh well i'm from norway ?
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from what i have read, the sinsod is ONLY FOR THAIS not farangs.

100k baht for farmer would be quite cheap and 1million for a nice girl would still be cheap too... even in issan from what ive read its a house+car (easy 3mil) and gold. although thats for well-off people.

All the ******ed farangs paying sinsods on thaivisa.com are just so so so sad. i couldnt careless if my gf's mom died
Sin sod only for thais ( or optional ) is the theory. In practice it's very different. Many times the family is going to put a lot of pressure on the girl to get you to pay. And you know that for most thai girls the family is number 1.

The problem is that even for educated families seeing their daughter marrying a farang is often a hard blow. So they use the sin sod pressure to try to cancel the whole thing.

The regular way is to offer one yourself. You should never be asked especially never by the girl. Most of the time the money is given back to you. It's a way to prove that you can take care of a family.

Crazy numbers (3millions bahts!!) are just another way to show off (face again) especially in issan lol.

Previously married women and women with kids are always sin sod-free.
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Hey guys,

Can someone recommend a hotel in BKK? 100 - 200 USD/night in a good location? Looking for something a bit nicer than the Grand President. Thanks.
For this price range i like :

Grand Millennium Sukhumvit, next to asok around 160us a night

Sofitel Residence same place around 120us

Fraser Suites soi 11 around 120us or president solitaire same soi same price


Outside of sukhumvit my picks would be :

Plaza athenee on wireless road a bit under 200us

And best possible hotel for 200us imo : Intercontinental Bangkok siam square just next to central,gaysorn,paragon and stuff

cheers

PS: If you want to puch it a bit over 200 avoid the oriental and sukhothai (they won't let you bring any guest for the night) and go for my favorite bangkok hotel ever The shangri-la on sathorn next to the river, i spent 10 days there 2 years ago and that was just perfect. (ask for a riverview in the krungthep wing)
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