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Old 04-26-2009, 07:32 PM   #6801
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Re: Thailand returns

Generally any kind of driver's license from any country will do. You just have to have the physical card with you at the time.

Motos are a cheap way to get around but they are also frickin dangerous since Thais simply do not care if they hit you (its always your fault if they do). And when you do get hit it will cost you, even if you manage to avoid injury.
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Old 04-26-2009, 07:50 PM   #6802
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Another glowing review of this Star of Light joint. I guess its not a place where you'd find bible study at..

"Popped my head in once, horny and craving a blowie
Some meathead in a football shirt getting blown at the bar shouted something along the lines of ‘f*ck off you c*nt we’re shut’
Doubt he was the owner. If his pants were’nt round his ankles and his small wang hanging out, id of chinned him.

Their loss of 700baht I guess."
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Old 04-27-2009, 03:25 AM   #6803
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When you've been here a while you know when and where the police check for license, so you don't need one. I've been here for 1,5 years without a licence. It's probably only cost me 4500 baht in fines to find out when/where they patrol. I'll sell the information for half that
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Old 04-28-2009, 02:54 AM   #6804
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Re: Thailand returns

Thanks everyone for the info about bikes. Anybody ever made bike trips with em?

Re internet, is it good? Most connections blow in Asia, especially Thailand. Tried playing in Koh Samui once and was folding out small blinds. How hard/expensive is it to find a building with the best internet options ... and even with the best, can you get a good stable connection to say, FTP?

P.S. Mostly talkin about big cities ... Phuket etc
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Old 04-28-2009, 03:06 AM   #6805
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There are some good telecom companies and some bad ones. I have been able to find a good solid connection everywhere but it took some hunting around.

Most people use TOT for internet which is awful. A few internet cafes obviously use a different provider because they have fast, reliable connections. The hard part is finding a place that has a connection with one of the better companies.

Im looking for the same thing to be honest, but I think the only way to do it is when are on the ground in Thailand and can check it out yourself.
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Old 04-28-2009, 03:17 AM   #6806
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Cool thanks. Yeah it's the same in Taiwan. The major company provides the ****tiest connection.
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Old 04-28-2009, 03:35 AM   #6807
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Most connections blow in Asia, especially Thailand.
Not really, but don't get your hopes up for a first world connection on not very developed SE asian islands (aside from tourism) unless you're willing to fork out major cash for a sat internet connection.

Got TRUE in BKK which doesn't have the greatest peering outside of SEA (which reduces speeds), but no connection drops and 100kb/s average is enough for me.
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Old 04-28-2009, 04:12 AM   #6808
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if you stay in phuket just a get a place with telephone line makes sure it is TT&T that provides internet there. We had 2/1M adsl from them in karon for 6 months for 1090 baht a month and we didnt have any problems. more problems with electricity with that house but UPS solved those.

now i have the same connection in rawai and no problems. and i have cdma as backup if adsl decides to die
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Old 04-28-2009, 08:23 AM   #6809
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lessu, this is my first time hearing of those cities. why do you prefer the smaller ones? just curious.

p.s. your location says Phuket (?)
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Old 04-28-2009, 10:35 AM   #6810
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Those are different towns/beaches in Phuket. Its quite a big island.
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Old 04-29-2009, 03:14 AM   #6811
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Those are different towns/beaches in Phuket. Its quite a big island.
O RLY?
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Old 04-29-2009, 05:58 AM   #6812
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bkkdude seems like the only guy who speaks the truth in this thread and that's why you guys hate him.
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Old 04-29-2009, 06:13 AM   #6813
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bkkdude seems like the only guy who speaks the truth in this thread and that's why you guys hate him.
You live in Thailand? Want to meet up?
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Old 04-29-2009, 06:44 AM   #6814
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thanks.

i really dont get the hate, all i do is comment on things i see.
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Old 04-29-2009, 06:49 AM   #6815
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i couldn't give a **** about the reasons why a chick wants to **** me. the reasons are irrelevant. all that matters is she's fun and really hot.
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Old 04-29-2009, 07:53 AM   #6816
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bkkdude seems like the only guy who speaks the truth in this thread and that's why you guys hate him.
http://www.xtranormal.com/watch?e=20090330060744698

...............................................lol
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Old 04-29-2009, 07:53 AM   #6817
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ohaithere is a multiforum troll btw.
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Old 04-29-2009, 07:54 AM   #6818
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thanks.

i really dont get the hate, all i do is comment on things i see.
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Old 04-29-2009, 08:28 AM   #6819
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ohaithere is a multiforum troll btw.
no i'm not. stop trying to discredit my words.
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Old 04-29-2009, 08:38 AM   #6820
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that video applies more to adam monroe than me.
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Old 04-29-2009, 12:38 PM   #6821
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andrew and taylor from cardrunners just returned from Thailand they are starting to blog/talk about some of the things they did there that went well.
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Old 04-29-2009, 01:26 PM   #6822
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links?
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Old 04-29-2009, 05:06 PM   #6823
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http://blogs.cardrunners.com/andrew/...and-1240517164

taylors is still coming
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Old 04-30-2009, 01:59 AM   #6824
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Old 04-30-2009, 03:23 AM   #6825
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awesome

"The nice thing is that in Thailand it doesn't matter what you wear. All of the women still think you are Brad Pitt. More on that to come."

This sums it all. I can't wait to go back .... arrrrr
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