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Old 04-30-2009, 06:22 AM   #6826
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Re: Thailand returns

Meh, today I went to the Thai ambassy at Singapore for a double entry visa and was rejected. They are now asking for a ticket copy of your entry AND return flight ticket which sucks if you don't like to plan things (haven't even bought yet my outward ticket for next week...)
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Old 04-30-2009, 07:20 AM   #6827
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yop,

singapore has always been bad at giving out visas so it is NOT news.

also, the only place to get double entry tourist visa is vientiane, laos (from neighbouring countries that is). other embassies/consulates give single entries and it depends on the embassy what papers they ask.

in Phnom Penh, Cambodia they only want a picture and the application filled.

in vientiane they want some additional copies but i forgot what they were exactly.

you can read trip reports of getting different visas around thailand from here: http://www.thaivisa.com/forum/Latest...n-t189375.html
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Old 04-30-2009, 02:32 PM   #6828
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i am coming to bangkok for a couple nights again before i go to finland in middle of june. last time my hotel choice was pretty bad. this time trying to get it right. looking for 2000-2500 baht hotels that are near bts in silom/sukhumvit area (can be somewhere else too but i want to be near bts this time)

my nr1 atm: http://www.sawadee.com/hotel/bangkok/iresidence/
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Old 04-30-2009, 03:01 PM   #6829
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http://www.parkplaza.com/bangkokth

should be more then 2.5k ...i think 3ish but I can recommend it first hand. I stayed there for months. The internet is great too. I had 200ish kb/s on a regular basis.
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Old 05-01-2009, 12:45 AM   #6830
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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

thai girls think you are brad pitt if you are brad pitt..........not if you some schmoo from desmoines, iowa!



thai girls know whats up, whenever thers a commotion in a bar like someone is receiving star treatment, all one has to do is look at the check bin..........many many checks in check bin. sometimes brad is white, sometimes he japanese, sometimes he is african (stretching here a bit....lol)


thai girls r great just stop w the brad pitt s h i t. and you will be fine.
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Old 05-01-2009, 02:23 AM   #6831
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Re: Thailand returns

if you're options are marrying some rice farmer making 4 bucks a day or making many times that ****ing some hansum man from iowa with whiskey dick for 10 minutes, the decision isn't as hard as it looks.
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Old 05-01-2009, 03:10 AM   #6832
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Juha check out the bandara suites in the saladaeng/silom area. Staying there atm and been here twice before. Rooms are nice and managed to get a business suite, which is huge, through agoda for 2.5k
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Old 05-01-2009, 03:12 AM   #6833
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you can always just sleep on a mat under the BTS
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Old 05-01-2009, 03:30 AM   #6834
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Question... Are you able to play on Pacific Poker in Thailand?
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Old 05-01-2009, 04:20 AM   #6835
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Yeah, Pacific works fine.
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Old 05-01-2009, 09:33 AM   #6836
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thanks all for hotel suggestions. adam won with bandara suites. booked it for 2 nights at 2.6k a night
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Old 05-01-2009, 02:20 PM   #6837
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Re: Thailand returns

Hi all,
Im a new member, love the thailand threads!! great info.
Im planning for a long trip +6months in september this year.

got a few questions,

How is Internet on Koh samoi, is it true that the internet on phuket is superior|?.

im planning on going to stay in koh samoi, koh phangan.. will i be able to grind sng's there?? does the power fall off, or internet breaks down.
cant afford to start up 20+ tables, and internet falls down..

are there more sng's grinders over there on the islands? or is cash the only way?.

If internet is not reliable, i probbly gotta stay in bangkok and take trips to the island.
thx casado.
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Old 05-01-2009, 02:33 PM   #6838
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Re: Thailand returns

Hi Casado.

Im going to be in Samui grinding sitngos for a month starting next week. I've been there about 5 times previously.

The internet in Samui is variable. I have found a lot of hotels and bars have poor wi-fi connections, but there are a couple of internet cafes around that have good, reliable fast connections. I suspect that they have access through a different company.

At this point my plan is to test out the connection in my hotel http://holidayparksamui.com/, and if that is no good I will attempt to buy a monthly membership to one of the reliable cafes (eg offer them 1500 baht or so for allowing me unlimited usage of their connection.

An unreliable connection isn't great for cash games either, as it can result in the client not posting your blinds in time. But you are right in that a loss of connection during a multitabling sitngo session can be disastrous.

I would forget about Koh Pan Gan, the infrastructure there isn't nearly as good as Samui.

PM me for my email address, I'd be happy to share any info or experiences.
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Old 05-02-2009, 03:11 AM   #6839
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Hey guys, need an advice for a good club to go out tonight in Bangkok. Thanks!
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Old 05-02-2009, 03:28 AM   #6840
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Hey guys, need an advice for a good club to go out tonight in Bangkok. Thanks!
What are you looking for? Dance club or more loungy? House? Hip hop? Thai pop? Many Thai? Many farang? Older crowd/younger crowd? Working girls/not many working girls? Note that there's no option for no working girls. :P
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Old 05-02-2009, 04:06 AM   #6841
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What are you looking for? Dance club or more loungy? House? Hip hop? Thai pop? Many Thai? Many farang? Older crowd/younger crowd? Working girls/not many working girls? Note that there's no option for no working girls. :P


Haha, working girls are everywhere , like that part

what I'm looking for is younger crowd, hip hop some popular club. Thanks!
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Old 05-02-2009, 04:24 AM   #6842
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Re: Thailand returns

RCA - royal city avenue til 2pm (specifically route 66 and slim), scratchdog underneath the widnsor hotel for afterhours.
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Old 05-02-2009, 04:38 AM   #6843
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Get an air card and internet is good everywhere in Thailand.
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Old 05-02-2009, 04:40 AM   #6844
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RCA - royal city avenue til 2pm (specifically route 66 and slim), scratchdog underneath the widnsor hotel for afterhours.
Thanks m8, i'll check RCA tonight.
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Old 05-02-2009, 04:41 AM   #6845
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RCA - royal city avenue til 2pm (specifically route 66 and slim), scratchdog underneath the widnsor hotel for afterhours.
for what you want, no better choices than this. both of these places pretty low on working girls btw.

if you go to slim at RCA, come early (10:30ish) if you want to get a table+bottle on a saturday night. i'd recommend it if you're with a few people. getting a bottle works out cheaper than buying individual drinks and having your own table is pretty much essential. you'll see what i mean when you're there.
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Old 05-02-2009, 05:39 AM   #6846
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Get an air card and internet is good everywhere in Thailand.
more info about this please? as in names/models/pricing and where to get , thank you!
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Old 05-02-2009, 09:25 AM   #6847
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There are 2 air cards available, 1 for Bangkok and 1 for everywhere in Thailand other then Bangkok I believe. The one that doens't work in Bangkok is 8K to purchase and costs 800 baht a month, I have heard conflicting reports on it since I posted that up there, Nikki loved it but Danny says it was only okay. Anyway you plug it into your computer and it works with satelites or something? You will get decent internet wherever you go.
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Old 05-02-2009, 09:47 AM   #6848
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There are 2 air cards available, 1 for Bangkok and 1 for everywhere in Thailand other then Bangkok I believe. The one that doens't work in Bangkok is 8K to purchase and costs 800 baht a month, I have heard conflicting reports on it since I posted that up there, Nikki loved it but Danny says it was only okay. Anyway you plug it into your computer and it works with satelites or something? You will get decent internet wherever you go.
which one is for Bangkok? name? speeds?
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Old 05-02-2009, 09:55 AM   #6849
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which one is for Bangkok? name? speeds?
Some 7-11s have wifi kits, not sure about speed or pricing though.
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Old 05-02-2009, 10:56 AM   #6850
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I've read elsewhere that the air cards are not that reliable. Certainly not good enough to grind with.

http://teakdoor.com/computer-news/34070-aircard.html
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