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Old 10-29-2008, 02:57 AM   #5426
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Re: Thailand returns

https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/92...6/#post6845227

I am trying to fill out the application **** for going to Thailand from USA, and have a few questions. CAn anyone who has done this before answer those please?

Thanks! It would help a ton
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Old 10-29-2008, 05:07 AM   #5427
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Not everyone here is inconsiderate and selfish. Obviously google and the search function can be used, but it's pretty clear he is asking for the help of people here
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Old 10-29-2008, 06:12 AM   #5428
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Why dont you understand the message that youve been finally banned and just go away ? Its a forum, its made to ask questions and know other people, not to bash at the first opportunity like you enjoy to do.
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Old 10-29-2008, 07:03 AM   #5429
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Whats the point of banning if they just come back with new names?
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Old 10-29-2008, 02:33 PM   #5430
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Re: Thailand returns

Gotta love Pumpui. Tells it how he sees it!

How cheap are transfers between Japan and Thailand?
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Old 10-29-2008, 07:10 PM   #5431
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So this might seem like a dumb question, but why do you guys enjoy living in Thailand? What are some of the things you dislike? Like main reasons you live in Thailand and then the things that annoy you about it.
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Old 10-29-2008, 09:36 PM   #5432
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So this might seem like a dumb question, yeah
but why do you guys enjoy living in Thailand?
Pussy
weather (most of the time)
relax "sabai sabai mai pen rai" life style
cheap
stuff make no sense so you don't waste time figuring things out
massage
Leo beer with ice taxi driver style
nightlife
proximity of beaches and other cool countries
university students uniform

spicy food
smiles
shopping at paragon
making fun of tourists with billabong shorts and tshirts
shagging girls sponsored by japanese businessmen


What are some of the things you dislike?
traffic jams madness
ugly ladyboy grabbing your balls
too hot sometimes
expensive french food
small scale hustling omnipresent
when it rains it pours
early disco closure 2-3am


Like main reasons you live in Thailand and then the things that annoy you about it.
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About uni girls: this article sums up the situation quite well: http://www.thailandqa.com/forum/showthread.php?p=52761
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Old 10-29-2008, 09:44 PM   #5433
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lol at that article

"sexy small or super sexy small" lol
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Old 10-30-2008, 12:11 AM   #5434
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So this might seem like a dumb question, but why do you guys enjoy living in Thailand? What are some of the things you dislike? Like main reasons you live in Thailand and then the things that annoy you about it.
the only thing that really annoys me is how thai ppl in the service industry would rather pretend like they know what you're asking for and hope you go away rather than saying they don't understand you.

ofdabeat summed the rest up pretty well.
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Old 10-30-2008, 11:35 AM   #5435
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In bkk for few days so ... here we go for some feedback :

Hotel : 'First Hotel', very good with 2 swimming pool, breakfeast is top

Website : http://www.firsthotelbangkok.com/


We went to Siam Ocean World today.. this place is just a must see if you like sharks or even any other fishes. (800b for farang, 500for thai) 1h30 trip.

And of course , some runs at RCA karting and a 2 hours thai massage ....


You asked why we like living in here ? you have the answer )

The thing i dislike is about thai language.. i try.. i really try but its very hard to learn (unless you want to learn 200 sentences and stop at it)
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Old 10-30-2008, 01:28 PM   #5436
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In bkk for few days so ... here we go for some feedback :

Hotel : 'First Hotel', very good with 2 swimming pool, breakfeast is top

Website : http://www.firsthotelbangkok.com/


We went to Siam Ocean World today.. this place is just a must see if you like sharks or even any other fishes. (800b for farang, 500for thai) 1h30 trip.

And of course , some runs at RCA karting and a 2 hours thai massage ....


You asked why we like living in here ? you have the answer )

The thing i dislike is about thai language.. i try.. i really try but its very hard to learn (unless you want to learn 200 sentences and stop at it)
they have karting at rca?

i thought ocean world kinda sucked, the rest of paragon is awesome and i could spend a whole day there. thai language is probably the easiest to learn on the planet. i can never get enough 'kaaah's
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Old 10-30-2008, 02:24 PM   #5437
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they have karting at rca?
Yup, 350 for 1 run (10 minutes) on 240cc (they have a promotion if you take lot)

At the end of the run, you have all you laps time, with ranking daily/monthly

Worth it
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Old 10-30-2008, 02:33 PM   #5438
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They have some really nasty 240cc karts, caused me to stay in bed for like a week. But its fun hehe
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Old 10-31-2008, 01:12 AM   #5439
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hey guys. im staying in sukhumvit soi 11 grand president for a month or so.
if anyone is also here atm and would like to go out sometimes, talk poka or smth, let me know.
I was @ bkk this year earlier also (for 3 months), so i know the place little bit.
anyway, pm, glhf
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Old 10-31-2008, 10:09 AM   #5440
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So i found these:

I like this one on ekkamai 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms 170 sqm. walking distance to asok ( soi cowboy) with Swimming Pool Gym Sauna Tennis Court Snooker to boot.
http://www.kkeasyhome.com/PropertyDetail.aspx?seq=3753

This one 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, maid's room 130 sqm might be a bit small but you have Swimming Pool Gym Sauna Playground Tennis Court Snooker and Squash court as a bonus.
http://www.kkeasyhome.com/PropertyDetail.aspx?seq=325

This is pretty alright too 170sqm 2beds 2 baths on sukhumvit soi 2 walking distance to bts big pool 45 000.
http://www.thai4rent.com/mambothai4r...emid=57&key=51

This one is 120sqm 2beds 1 bath for 45 000 but is located on wireless road which is in the top 3 locations where to live in bkk imho.
http://www.condobangkok.net/viewproperty.asp?id=206

Nice 150sqm 2beds/2baths on sukhumvit 4 ( nana ) for 40 000
http://www.letapartment.com/rent/propdetail.php?id=932

Some people really like suk22 so there is this 190sqm 2beds/2baths for 45000 a month. motorbike to bts i m afraid.
http://www.letapartment.com/rent/propdetail.php?id=718

Not bad to share 300sqm 3 beds/3baths for 35 000 on sukhumvit 12.
http://www.letapartment.com/rent/propdetail.php?id=639

This one is a bit on the expensive side for 80sqm 2beds 1 bath but the location and building is awesome suk 13 40 000/month.
http://www.letapartment.com/rent/propdetail.php?id=629

Old school 3beds 2 baths 143sqm on suk 43 next to bts. 40 000.
http://www.evehouse.com/detail.php?id=18373

I like this 2beds/2baths on thong lor walking distance to bts 155sqm with a rooftop pool for 45 000.
http://www.evehouse.com/detail.php?id=801

Might be cool to share a 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms house with a garden walking distance from BTS and the Emporium 90wsq ( 360sqm) for 50 000/ month
http://www.kkeasyhome.com/PropertyDetail.aspx?seq=7620

Should give you an good enough idea of the market.

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In regards to the condos above or any condos on these sites, how would you know if there is any adequate internet? What is the best way to go about finding out what internet connection these places have? And is there a "minimum" connection that should be asked for (Sorry, not to knowledgeable about connections, etc.)?
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Old 10-31-2008, 11:04 AM   #5441
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Arrived in Bangkok yesterday stopping in Soi 31, staying a week before going to Chang Mai for a few days and then onto wherever the full moon party is (can't remember off top of my head), if anyone wants to meet up go out drinking, go see muay thai kickboxing pm me.

Going to River Kwai tomorrow morning anyone have any other recommendations for places to see?

Cheers

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Old 11-01-2008, 11:35 AM   #5442
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So this might seem like a dumb question, but why do you guys enjoy living in Thailand? What are some of the things you dislike? Like main reasons you live in Thailand and then the things that annoy you about it.
Nice people. Everybody is insanely nice and very generous. And people know how to just relax and have fun. I don't even know how to describe the difference compared to like the United States. It just makes everything over there seem so superficial.

There aren't many things I don't like about living over here. I guess the ever-present disfigured beggars are one thing. They're disfigured/controlled by mafia from a very young age and it's a pretty sad system of exploitation.
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Old 11-01-2008, 12:27 PM   #5443
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I was going to say curuption as a negative point but it saved me like 10years of thai prison so pretty meh about it now

Lying stands out for me, thais lie alot about everything. If its lying , telling stories or just talking about things they have no clue about. A thai would rarely admit he doesnt know something to avoid loosing his face, this goes to the next point. Theyre over concious about not loosing their face.

Another thing is supersticiousness, thais are very supersticious and monks have a huge influence, they also believe in ghosts and stuff.

Thai are also racists and nationalists and the whole society is devided into classes. After time you get used to this stuff and it gets kind of funny.

Thais are also very materialisitc and will never mature

Those things can get annoying but the pros outweigh the cons imho and after time all of this gets pretty funny and thais arent very serious people anyways.

However there alot of sad stories in thailand unfortunetly

Oh before I forget it thai arent the people who will get into huge arguments and start to verbally fight like we do in the west. Theyll either stop to talk about , leave the situation or get physical.

The best way to get along in thailand is SMILING
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Old 11-01-2008, 03:17 PM   #5444
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I say and write faLang because first of all these are not even thai letters.
And thai people spell it falang, so why should i translate it into english with R and then still spell it with L ?

just my thought, cheers



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nothing tilts me more than people saying falang when its not even a word
safalli lon and ****s like that are quite funny but for **** sake its like saying 'buck' instead of ****.. just doesnt make sense

falang should only be used by poor issan girl who don't know better, the direct translation of farang written in thai is RRRRRRRRRRRR


ok had to rent, i really really hate that word..

might be because the only people i hear using it are the fat idiots married to ******ed poor hookers trying to act all thai and **** + bkkdude


wasnt an attack btw i know uve only been here a little


as far as the food, its Thai BBQ which is what im gonna open
they have one by central, its 90baht for unlimited food.. its sick good and fun.. but ya.. beers are like 90baht and ice 90baht too lol
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Old 11-01-2008, 05:57 PM   #5445
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I say and write faLang because first of all these are not even thai letters.
And thai people spell it falang, so why should i translate it into english with R and then still spell it with L ?

just my thought, cheers
Well , pumpui in all its finest.

Many thai people just dont speak english , and in thai language 'R' isnt used. they say 'L'

My first hotel was called 'Greenery house' .. when we arrived with friends.. the boss told us :

Welcome to 'guynely haou' !!


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Old 11-02-2008, 11:33 AM   #5446
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Both falang and farang are right, its just different dialects as people from south are saying farang, narak and so on while in northern part of country they say falang, nalak and so on.
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Old 11-02-2008, 12:03 PM   #5447
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I always thought theyre just too lazy or unable to pronounce the R...
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Old 11-02-2008, 09:45 PM   #5448
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I always thought theyre just too lazy or unable to pronounce the R...
This is correct. The Thai word for foreigner is spelled with the Thai equivalent of the R. They have a different character for the L sound. So it really "should" be prounounced like "farang".
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Old 11-02-2008, 09:56 PM   #5449
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This is correct. The Thai word for foreigner is spelled with the Thai equivalent of the R. They have a different character for the L sound. So it really "should" be prounounced like "farang".
Also the more educated a Thai person is the clearer its "R" sound is usually.
The issan hookers can't say it to save their lives hence the omnipresent "Falang".
For many people, the only contact they have with thai people is with hoes,taxi drivers and hotel employees so they end up never hearing a proper thai "R", it's even a roling R a la russian normally.
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Old 11-02-2008, 10:17 PM   #5450
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Just opened a bank account a few days ago. Easy, easy, easy.

They asked for my passport, and then secondary for my address (I think I could had opened it without). 300 Baths fee, and a Visa debit card at the moment.

I can't be more easy.

It was a Kasikorn Bank branch site at a tourist area at Samui.

The credit card isn't even at my name, it just says "Privileged Member".

Now let's see if MoneyBookers want to cooperate.
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